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Vijay's Restaurant

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380 Weber St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 4B3, Canada
+1 519-743-6060
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Not our first visit, and certainly not our last. My wife and I went for a quiet dinner using a coupon from a recent mailer. The menu was set by the coupon, so we simply ordered drinks and waited for the food to arrive. It was a dinner for two, with vegetarian as well as meat dishes, and everything was... More 

Thank Clay W
campbellville ontario
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We went there for lunch and got the lunch special. The samosa and soup were just average to below average. The curries lacked depth of flavour, on par with grocery store jar sauces. The rice was not good, not sure how you mess up rice. If you like middle of the road curry the lunch special is a good deal.... More 

Thank hemismom
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Not a big place, but very good food, and ambiance. The have a good lunch special, very reasonably priced for the quality.

Thank souldreamers
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Arrived in late evening to a half-full restaurant. Service was excellent - server was prompt, courteous and knowledgeable. Ordered the house specialty - medium-high spiciness. Food arrived promptly, but was missing authentic Indian flavour. Meat was somewhat tough and chewy. Owners were seated behind me and were involved in a somewhat heated discussion throughout my meal. Not sure if I... More 

Thank Brian P
Kitchener, Canada
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288 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

I went with two good friends to have a meal of good Indian food and found some very tasty delights at Vijay's. We were greeted at the door by a cheerful waiter and shown to our seats. The restaurant is small but comfortable. The service is wonderful… attentive but not overly intrusive. Our drink orders arrived quickly and our food... More 

Thank KitchenerJimmy
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94 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

Perfect for the carnivore, vegetarian and omnivore. Small restaurant, big value. The food is tasty, as spicy as you like, lots of it, and you're allowed time to savour between dishes. I like that pause. Really enjoyed the flavours of every dish. We chose a dinner for three and, wow! There was a lot of food. We all had our... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

We were driving by and saw Vijay's and decided to give it a try. We loved it! The food was amazing. Very flavorful. I had the samosas which were excellent and the Chicken Tikka Masala which was to die for!! My husband had the lentil soup, the Aloo Gobi and the lamb curry and he LOVED them all. Our waiter... More 

Thank LuvMBalways
Waterloo, Ontario
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

Four of us visited this restaurant the night before our golfing trip to Cancun (we were leaving the next day). From the time we arrived, the service was just excellent, employees so welcoming and informative. We had never been there and had no idea what to order so the server suggested sample platters of each item. We agreed and are... More 

Thank spequegnat
Stuttgart, Germany
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Thought to try this place again as it was pretty good many years back. Made a reservation the day before for three. Arrived spot on time, were led to a table near the back (which was occupied) and then our group (including a 79-year old with a leg ulcer) were forced to stand there in the middle of the narrow... More 

Thank Richard B
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2016

Ordered combo for 2 with ease. It was ready in 40 minutes to pick up. We had combo 2 and found there was more for 3 people and leftovers for later. Tikka and Biryani rice together was great!

Thank Janice S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 380 Weber St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 4B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-743-6060

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