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“Consistently delicious; servers' attitudes can be spotty” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Palki Restaurant

Palki Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $15
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Palki' is a tradition as old as the sub-continent we call India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. It is a carriage, painstakingly made of wood, and decorated with fine stones, intricate carving and adorned with fresh flowers and garlands. It is a vehicle we take on the most momentous journeys of our lives, the one we call 'Marriage'. The Palki also took Nobles and Kinsmen on important tours across the country. Fine Indian cuisine at Palki Restaurant is a similar process. Carefully chosen spices and herbs come together in numerous delicacies both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. One only needs to look at the Menu to appreciate the versatility of traditions that stir up one's taste buds and leave a lingering taste in one's mouth. Palki has been rated as one of the finest Indian Restaurants in North Vancouver with its unique decor, high-quality dine-in experience, and reliable and tasty take out Indian food delivery service.
North Vancouver, Canada
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256 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
“Consistently delicious; servers' attitudes can be spotty”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2012

We have both eaten here and ordered for delivery for many years. THe food is consistently wonderful. All is delicious; The Rogan Josh and vegetarian dishes are exceptional. The naan and roti are always light and fresh (even when delivered) and the tandoori spicing,is complex. Delivery service is very prompt, as is the table service; however in the restaurant, some servers are more friendly than others; a few are perfunctory, however one who is often there is exceptional. He always remembers our family of five and seats us at the same round table. And the mango ice cream, along with the dinner dishes, is also exceptional.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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7 Thank CEA1
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English first
Oceanside, Oregon
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Amazinging Delicious and Fresh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2012

We have been ordering take-out for years and not only has it been consistently good but it has actually gotten better over time! Our latest order was absolutely delicious. Everything was so fresh and tasty and the butter chicken is to die for. The nans were really fluffy and perfectly cooked and there was just the right amount of spice with all of the dishes (we usually ask for mild). Overall, I would strongly recommend this place to anyone who wants great food, great service and great value.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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6 Thank barb m
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Toronto, Canada
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250 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Takeout, yes; but not to Toronto”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2012

This is very good Indian food, with deliciously thick and flavourful gravies. My personal favourite of three excellent dishes was the Rogan Josh. The spicing was complex and combined with a subtly-textured Naan, fresh from the oven provided a fine way to dispel a drizzly evening. The butter chicken and the prawns were also good, but the Rogan Josh is worth using frequent flier points to sample. The restaurant does offer takeout and delivery, but not alas, to Toronto.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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6 Thank John V
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New York City, New York
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Respectable Grub, but Staff Lacking Manners”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2012

We recently made a large take out order from this restaurant. My people used to patronise the very good Mumbai Masala up the street but this shop unfortunately seems to have closed their business.

The food here was reasonably priced and enjoyed by everyone, especially the vegatarian dishes; although the seafood servings were somewhat on the skimpy side. It was also ready when promised on the telephone.

On visiting the shop we were surprised by the large number of staff, about seven men all told.As only one table was occupied early in the evening one supposes that the take out order business must be heavy. We were treated not with any hostility, but just rather roughly....and example, being we were not thanked in the slightest for placing our order and no help was offered in carrying the boxes of food out to our car.

I hope this restaurant does well as decent Indian restaurants apparently do not abound in this remote part of Vancouver.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Oldtimer55555
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Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“YUMMY”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2012

Went early, had the choice of any table in the house. Had soup, appies and curries. All were great, decent price and good service.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank SandBCanda
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