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“No Debit, Really good food!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Little India Cafe

Little India Cafe
Ranked #175 of 2,710 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Ottawa, Ontario
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“No Debit, Really good food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013

Very small! We were drawn in recently by the smells wafting down to the road. It was almost empty when we arrived. By the time we left it was full and had a line.
Great food, good service. The veggie curry platter is a really good deal for how much you get. My butter chicken was DELICIOUS. Just the right amount of spice, and mouth watering.
The only not-great part is they don't take debit, but they have multiple signs to that effect so it's not like it's a surprise.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Shantel M
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“don't tell”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013

The secret is out, too many of us in Ottawa now know how good this place is. So if you are planning to phone in your order for take out, be prepared to wait. It's worth every minute of anticipation!

Visited October 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank VladThelad257
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Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
96 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Best Indian food in Ottawa”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2013

We've eaten here and had take-out many times...even though it's not that close to Kanta!

The cafe is small and only seats 20+ people. So sometimes there can be quite a wait for a table. But that just speaks to how good it is.

We often order take-out which works better for us because we're a large family and getting a table for 9 or 10 can be very difficult. The food quality is excellent -- especially the Butter Chicken!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Bondersan
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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71 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Little gem for Indian food in Ottawa”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2013

We were on our way to another restaurant in city but our taxi driver who incidentally hailed from Goa, suggested us this restaurant. On entering this restaurant, we were bit disappointed as it turned out to be a small restaurant. We thought we were taken for a ride by cab driver ( may be he had some deal with restaurant). But, service was good, ideally if they had more staff it would have been better. We tried malai kofta and gobi masala. The dishes were delicious and we enjoyed every bit. We were pleasantly surprised with the taste. In desert, we opted for mango kulfi and this was good too.

Full marks to the restaurant.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Darewalk
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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Must try! The place is small but worth the wait. Order for pickup if you don't like to wait. The food is awesome. Don't be afraid to try anything on the menu. My favorite Indian restaurant in Ottawa.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jan A
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