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Sitar Restaurant

417 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Y9, Canada
+1 613-789-7979
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
417 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Y9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been eating in Sitar for some 30 years whenever we visit Ottawa. Last week, after a long absence we ate there again. Still the same owners serving very tasty real Indian food. We were looked after by the owner's daughter who is the...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

We went there for take-out. Service was fantastic, fast and friendly. Food was packaged/labeled well.

Thank NDoyal
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Very good restaurant. There were four of us and we all enjoyed our choices. Great service though the draft beer is a bit of an acquired taste. Everything else was great. Highly recommended.

Thank ericon991
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

The ambience at night is great. Love the vibe that every customers seem to enjoy their themselves when we walked in. There are more curry choices than you can ever imagine. Rice or bread is ordered separated for most dishes, though. If you want to...More

Thank Toroniee T
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

The Sitar Restaurant was the first place where we ever tasted indian food and we fell in love with it! To the point where it became our reference as we compare all other indian food we eat to the Sitar - and very little restaurants...More

Thank Janix
Reviewed September 15, 2016

The food was surely worth the money and the service was alright, just a bit slow. Also the lassi was great.

Thank Jotkanwal S
Reviewed August 28, 2016

As usual, our dinner was so wonderfully delicious starting with the onions bhaji and following through with Butter Chicken and the accompaniments of Pilau Rice, Naan Bread. Others in our party enjoyed Boona Chicken and Chicken Korma. The food was excellent.

Thank AndreaMact
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I've been enjoying the Sitar's wonderful food since 1984. Consistently fresh, full of flavour! Don't be afraid to specify your favourite level of 'hot', it will assure your pleasure experience to the max. The service isn't always the quickest but just go with it, the...More

Thank paulmarc10
Reviewed March 21, 2016

I love the food here, its always fresh and delicious. The staff is very friendly and atmosphere is pleasant. My only beef is that the service is a bit slow, but if that means they are cooking my meal while I am waiting that's ok,...More

Thank Jixx
Reviewed March 12, 2016

My husband and I have been frequenting this wonderful restaurant for at least 30 years. It has been consistently good. We hadn't been for a couple of years but went again last night with friends and we all agreed that bthe meal was excellent.

Thank SarahEOttawa_Ontario
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Y9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-7979
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