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Pearl of India

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2181 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-834-6554
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Great spot in Orleans. The papadom is delicious. We had the spicy chicken tikka masala and vindaloo.

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Thank Scott S
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

It is tucked away at the car repair garage, but the food is very good. Large selection of dishes and fantastic naan bread. Worth visiting for a lunch or a dinner.

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Thank Marek Z
Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

While the quality of the food is good and it is provided in reasonable quality, the wait staff is stiff and wait times long.

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Thank dfergus0n
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Service was absolutely terrible. Completely inattentive server who seemed to resent being there and that customers dared to show up. Meal took forever. No dessert offered despite being part of meal that was ordered. Complete fail. Even though the food was okay, will not be returning for a repeat of what was a pretty miserable meal.

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Thank Ukee22
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Owner is a cheater n dishonest. Always talked about he's making food by soul no beachside the money, lier! The food was too sweet and salty , the portion was so small....

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Thank Celx2003
Morrisburg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

I have been going to this restaurant for over 20 years and have never had a meal that wasn't perfect. Mohammed and family treat customers as friends even when there are 12 of us for lunch who have gone on a regular basis.The food is excellent every time

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Thank plkngtr2016
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

We have been going to Pearl of India for 20 + years now. The food is always delicious and the service is great! Over the years, we have introduced many of our friends to this restaurant and they all love it as much as we do. We have moved away from Ottawa now but a trip back to the city... More 

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Thank doreenmackay5
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

I can't say enough good things about this place! I've been many times, and I can't believe I haven't submitted a review yet - they deserve to be recognized for their consistently wonderful food and service. I've never had a bad meal. Everything is made fresh, in house, by the multiple generations of this family. They're incredibly proud of the... More 

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Thank elminowski
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

Very kind owner very friendly and highly skilled chef creates an amazing assortment of fine treats for the lovers of Indian cuisine from spicy to sweet they will deliver the finest quality and amazing flavors . Very creative food

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Thank Orleans A
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2015

Ottawa isn't really known for Indian cuisine, but Pearl of India, located in the city's east end, serves fresh and delicious dishes and caters to a variety of palates, from those who favor spicy to those who enjoy their dishes on the mild side. This is the best Indian restaurant we've found in Ottawa thus far. We were a group... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2181 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-834-6554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?