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Phulwari Restaurant and Sami Cafe

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D 37/33 Near Bright Studio, Varanasi 221001, India
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Bhopal, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

I liked the variety in the menu. Liked the shev bhaji which was very nicely served with some onions and lemom as a complentary with it.

Thank Namratatanwani
Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

You can get Indian, Chinese and other food all at one place. The food is reasonably good. and a decent place

Thank AmitYadav007
Bhagalpur, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Phulwari restaurant is in godowlia in varanasi. We went there after checking out some relaly good comments about the place on this page, but we were very badly disappointed. The waiter didn't take our order for the first 15 minutes because he was serving some foreigner tourists. After that they took about 30 minutes to get our simple chowmein prepared.... More 

Thank shwetajha2201
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A historical entrance gives way to an outdoor seating and low seating space which looks very average. However the food variety on the menu was great. From Indian to continental I have tried few and returned to this place for lunch and dinner during my stay in Varanasi. The place is a bit separate from the lanes / streets of... More 

3 Thank Yogarishi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for good & tasty real oven Pizza, this is place! I don't know about the rest if the menu though... A nice chill out outside place.

1 Thank adimeidan
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We weren't given our food cos they seem to prefer serving to a bunch of western travelers. Go if you don't care about that sort of thing but its really sad. Really terribly behaved unapologetic manager/steward.

4 Thank Shivam90s
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We first came across this semi-hidden eating destination just as the heat and calls of "Durggaaa" were beginning to get to us. From the outside, the archway hide most clear signs that we were entering a restaurant, but upon entry we discovered that this small outside cafe was nestled away next to a quaint and forgotten temple. We were greeted... More 

1 Thank 28AnkurChaudhary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Wow this place is a little haven, we went here three times whilst in Varanasi, laid back, decent tasty food, staff were pleasant, really enjoyed just chilling out here. Would recommend.

Thank Nadinefiveacreview
New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This is not a place to expect great service or consistently good food. Previous reviews tell me it once was a great cafe but now the painted over pillars will tell you of the lost aesthetic as well as the poor service. I think the staff was stoned which is why they were forgiven for being so sullen. Most people... More 

Thank Pankaj_Mullick
San Francisco
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

really a grave disappointment. lost its charm in one year. new owners haven't a clue as to how to run a restaurant . Waitress walks by, looks & walks on. Stands in service area w/ blank stare. new customers come in, she lools & does nothing.

1 Thank MatrixInfinity

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Italian, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D 37/33 Near Bright Studio, Varanasi 221001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: 9795199687

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