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“Nothing special”

Phulwari Restaurant and Sami Cafe
Ranked #54 of 275 Restaurants in Varanasi
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

This place is really nothing special. There was hardly any customers but service was very slow - from getting the menus right through to getting the bill. Only had toasted sandwiches and drinks but very average food. The chips came considerably before our sandwiches, the sandwiches were lukewarm even though we saw them coming out of the oven 5 minutes earlier, our drinks took ages (came with the sandwiches) and they weren't sweet even though we'd asked 3 times for SWEET lime sodas. Far better places to eat in Varanasi.

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1  Thank Mrswonderstuff
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

There are no words. Four years living in India. Very often stay in Varanasi. This place I will never forget. Here, the best food in India. Ganesh - fabulous chef of the place. Staff - kind and caring people. The most delicious - all the menu! Get ready to wait 40 minutes your order, it's worth it. Cafe cleaner than others in the city. Very Good price! The atmosphere of silence, coffee garden, Near the ancient Kali Ma temple - She mast Love it too)

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Thank Lellet
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Reviewed December 14, 2012

We are here for the third time in a row and enjoy a very welcome service and great food. We tried lots of cheese dishes and grilled vegs and also cannot decide what's better- lassi banana, salted or tea masala.

Don't trust all the taxi drivers also from the 4* hotels if they resist not to take you there. It took us 1/2 hour to convince- you will definitely not regret!

It's in a quit place next to a temple without any noise and crowds... Since lonely planet recommends this place as well, some international folks are here.

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1  Thank Mongoosine
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Reviewed December 1, 2012

Phulwari means a garden full of the flowers.
The green leaves of plans make me relax.

Nice interior, toilette is clean but no water coming..

Anyway, you can escape for a while from traffic and confusion on the street.

Thank makikomizushina
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

I had been to Varanasi four times and for last three visit I had been to this restaurant. Amazing people good food only problem is with the juice I had which was not up to the mark. All the visit I had food was great. Next time I will try pizza there.

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Thank jshah341
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