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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $16
CUISINES
International, Indian, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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APPETIZERS‏
Samosa
Flaky pastry dough filled with spiced potato and peas, served with mint and tamarind chutney (2 pcs)
$3.25
Bhajia
Fresh cut potato, spinach and onion fritters dipped in our house batter and deep fried, served with mint and tamarind chutney (5 pcs)
$3.95
Paneer Pakora
Homemade cheese dipped in chickpea batter and deep fried with house special spices, served with mint and tamarind chutney (5 pcs)
$5.95
Fish Pakora
Cubes of fish marinated in Indian spices and fried
$7.95
Chicken Pakora
Delicately spiced boneless chicken pieces dipped in thick batter and fried
$5.95
Aloo Tikki
Patties of spiced potatoes and deep fried, served with yogurt and chutney. Option to serve with chole at extra 1.50 (2 pcs)
$4.25
Chole $+1.50
SOUTH INDIAN SPECIALTIES
Masala Dhosa
Tender lightly spiced mixed vegetables wrapped in a rice pancake, served with sambar sauce and coconut chutney
$10.95
Pau Bhaji
Spicy mixed vegetables served on toasted mini baps with garnishing of coriander, chopped onions and tomatoes
$7.95
Idli
A south-east Asian cake made from rice and lentils, whose ground mixture is fermented and steamed in a mold or pressure cooker
$7.95
TANDOORI (CLAY OVEN) SPECIALTIES‏
The below dishes can be ordered as an appetizer
Tandoori Chicken
Full. Savory whole chicken marinated in yogurt with ginger, garlic onion, flavor spices, roasted in a clay oven (4 pcs)
$12.95
Chicken Tikka
Succulent cubes of boneless white chicken marinated in yogurt, sour cream and mild flavor spices, roasted in a clay oven
$12.95
Seekh Kabab
Tender rolls of minced chicken / lamb blended with our own combination of herbs, spices, roasted on skewers in a clay oven
Chicken $12.95
Lamb $13.95
Tandoori Shrimp
Char-grilled jumbo shrimp flavored with indian herbs and spices
$16.95
Chef's Tandoori Dinner
A combination of chicken tikka, Seekh Kabab, tandoori chicken and shrimps with your choice of chicken or lamb curry as a side dish along with fresh naan
$18.95
ACCOMPANIMENTS
Raita / Boondi Raita
Seasoned homemade yogurt with chopped cucumber, tomato and cilantro or with boondi and sprinkler of spices
$3.25
Dahi
Plain homemade yogurt.
$2.75
Mint and Tamarind Chutney
Homemade mint and tamarind chutney
$1.50
Spicy Mixed Pickles
Picked mangoes, limes and assorted vegetables in a pungent and spicy marinade
$1.50
Papadam (2 Pcs)
Thin crispy wafers made from lentils and sprouts and served with mint and tamarind chutney
$1.50
NON - VEGETARIAN SPECIALTIES‏
House Curry with Choice of Meat
Boneless pieces of meat cooked with special house sauce fresh ginger, garlic and spices
Chicken $12.95
Lamb $13.95
Shrimp $14.95
Fish $14.95
Chicken Tikka Masala
Clay oven roasted chicken cooked in a slightly spiced tomato sauce with nuts, butter cream and topped with Kasuri Methi
$13.95
Chicken Makhani
Chicken breast pieces cooked in creamy tomato based sauce, blended to perfection with indian spices
$13.95
Chicken Madras
Succulent boneless chicken cooked in spicy gravy with coconut milk and coconut powder
$12.95
Chicken or Lamb Kadai
A tradition‏ afghan delicacy made from tender meat cooked in a semi dry sauce with bell pepper, onions, tomatoes in rich aromatic sauce of Indian herbs and spices
Chicken $12.95
Lamb $13.95
Choice of Meat with Saag
Boneless pieces of meat cooked with fresh spinach in a rich blend of spices
Chicken $12.95
Lamb $13.95
Rogan Josh
Succulent pieces of lamb cooked in freshly ground spices, yogurt and tomatoes flavored sauce, a specialty of Kashmir
$14.95
Chicken or Lamb Vindaloo
Boneless pieces of your choice of meat slowly simmered in a goan sauce of vinegar, garlic, tamarind and red chilies
Chicken $13.95
Lamb $14.95
BASMATI RICE SPECIALTIES
Hyderabadi Style Biryani
Aromatic Indian basmati rice cooked with your choice of meat or mixed vegetables flavored with saffron and exotic indian herbs on a low heat
Vegetables $11.95
Chicken $12.95
Lamb $15.95
Peas Pulao
Flavored basmati rice cooked with green peas
$5.95
Saffron Basmati Rice
$3.95
VEGETARIAN SPECIALTIES‏
Dal Makhani or Yellow Dal
(Tell your server if you prefer tadka dal) black lentils and kidney beans or yellow lentils cooked with Indian spices and herbs
$10.95
Shahi Paneer
Homemade India cheese cooked in a creamy tomato fenugreek sauce, enriched with cashew nut paste
$11.95
Saag Paneer / Saag Aloo / Saag Chana
Spinach pleasantly cooked in Indian spices with your choice of homemade cheese / potatoes or chickpeas
$11.95
Chana Masala
Delicious chick peas cooked in an exotic blend of north Indian spices
$10.95
Mutter Paneer
Homemade cheese gently cooked with tender peas and spices
$11.95
Bhindi Masala
Garden fresh okra cooked with garlic, ginger and cilantro
$12.95
Baingan Bharta
Skewered eggplants mashed and then cooked with onions, ginger and peas
$12.95
Navratan Shahi Korma
9 assorted garden fresh vegetables sauteed in fresh herbs with cashews and raisins
$11.95
Aloo Gobi
Fresh cauliflower and potatoes sauteed with ginger sauce and spices
$12.95
Paneer Tikka Masala
Homemade cheese cooked with fresh onions, tomatoes and bell peppers in seasoned curry sauce
$12.95
INDIAN BREADS
Tandoori Roti / Tawa Roti
Whole wheat‏ flour bread backed in a clay oven or on tawa
$1.95
Plain Naan
White flour bread baked in clay oven
$2.50
Garlic Naan / Paneer Naan / Keema Naan
Warm soft, puffy bread baked in clay oven topped off with fire roasted garlic or stuffed with homemade cheese or minced chicken
Garlic $0.50
Paneer $4.50
Keema $4.50
Paratha / Aloo Paratha / Gobi Paratha / Methi Paratha
Multi-layered whole‏ wheat bread cook with butter or stuffed with spiced potatoes and peas, seasoned cauliflower or fenugreek leaves
$3.50
Missi Roti
Flatbread baked‏ with mix flour
$2.95
Shahi Kulcha / Onion Kulcha
White flour bread stuffed with delicately spiced onion or spiced homemade cheese
$3.95
Poori (2Pcs)
Light, fluffy, puffed and deep fried
$2.95
BEVERAGES‏
Soft Drinks
$1.95
Lassi
Perfect for Niagara falls hot summer days, seasoning yogurt drink served sweet or salty
$2.95
Mango Lassi / Mango Shake / Milk Shake
$3.50
Indian Style Tea / Indian Coffe
Coffee $2.50
Tea $1.95
DESERTS
Kesar Kheer
Basmati rice slow cooked and reduced in fresh whole milk and spiced with cardamom, raisins and nuts
$3.25
Rasmalai
Ricotta cheese bathed in sweet condensed milk and flavored with pistachios, saffron and rosewater
$3.95
Gulab Jamun
Deep fried Indian cheese balls soaked in sweet syrup
$3.25
Kulfee
Homemade Indian ice cream in your choice of flavors: plain or mango
$2.95
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Reviewed April 18, 2020

It is an experience eating there, as it actually reminded me of Kerala. Very simple, just take a plate and serve yourself kind of restaurant, but with delicious food. The only problem with this as always is that you eat too much, it is so...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2020

Delicious and economical food with variety of veg and meat...absolutely Yummy with sub continent flavor..

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed February 1, 2020

Went to Zaika after reading the reviews. Food was OK, some dishes were pretty good. We would have preferred entrees be cooked when ordered as oppose to a buffet. Makes us wonder the freshness of the entrees in a buffet setting. The naan was quite...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2020

This was one of the few restaurants that was open on Christmas Eve. They were serving only buffet that night, which was what we were looking...and what fabulous food. They had selections that we had never tried before, and the flavors were mouthwatering. The service...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 5, 2019 via mobile

Great Indian Buffet Spread . We went over on the first day of our three day trip to the American Falls. The restaurant is around 7 mins from our hotel Sheraton Niagara. It’s a huge restaurant and definitely a busy one. Luckily we went in...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 21, 2019

We initially called for take-out but were informed it was buffet only. They informed us that we could still do takeout but with the buffet. We loaded up and paid about the same price that we would have had we dined in. Food was delicious,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2019

We love Indian food and where there is a large population we always try a different restaurant in whatever city we are in. The place was PACKED, PACKED on Sunday at one, huge line outside. We arrived at noon and by the time we left...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed November 2, 2019 via mobile

My extended family had an awesome experience having dinner buffet at Zaika. Ambiance is fantastic, service courteous, plenty of food delicious food choices, reasonably priced making it a great value for money. Would certainly very highly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 26, 2019 via mobile

We crossed border first time to experienced others side of Niagara Falls (US side). There’re lots to see about nature, parks & water in US side. But we found only few restaurants among them we loved Zaika Indian restaurant is the best among all. We...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 12, 2019

visited oct 11 on a short impromptu trip ...n this place was perfect for appetite and experience after a long drive...the dinner buffet was delicious, the instrumental music soothing and ambiance lively...Moreover my host Arena was sweet 'n' smiles in attitude and prompt in efforts...she...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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11:30 am till 10 pm every day as per their website.
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