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Dana Mandi and Indian Restaurant

2095 5th Ave, Prince George, British Columbia V2M 1J8, Canada
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (21 reviews)
“curry” (10 reviews)
“raita” (4 reviews)
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2095 5th Ave, Prince George, British Columbia V2M 1J8, Canada
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Buffet was fresh and well supplied. Was little disappointed in Butter Chicken in that for us we found it to be mild and bland. On the other hand the Goat Curry and Chic Pea dishes were well flavoured and certainly not bland. Fresh fruit, custard...More

Thank cherrycherry201157
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Have been to Dana Mahdi's(lndian Essence) several times for the lunch buffet.The food is always fresh and flavorful.Great tasting butter chicken.The service is good and the staff is friendly.

Thank MIKE D
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

By far the BEST little Indian food buffet I've ever eaten at!!!👍👍👍👍👍 Excellent fresh food, simple and great service!! Just off of 5th avenue in Prince George BC😁

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant my son in law is very knowledgeable in Indian cuisine and always orders for the group. We try everything and each has our favourite. Very family friendly

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My partner and his lunch club often eat at Dandi Mandi ( now known as Indian Essence). Recently he ordered and picked up food for our home consumption. We had goat curry, eggplant pilaf and vegetable rice. All were medium hot. My partner enjoyed the...More

Thank CappuccinoLady
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Cozy Restaurant. Home made cooking. Efficient and friendly staff. Curry Goat, Excellent! Great value for money. Will be back.

Thank Nuno G
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This place has the best bang for ur buck we have eaten at many many indian restaurants and this isnthe best place in BC for sure try it

Thank gregoryk600
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend the chole pitoura or the vegetable korma. Pretty much everything they make is stellar but those 2 are my faves. This is a smallish, family run business with great food and friendly service :)

Thank Stacey P
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had been recommended by some locals and since our son and his girlfriend were moving to PG we decided to take them out for their first dinner in town. When we entered, the rich smell of curry greeted us. We started off with...More

1  Thank janicebobroske
Reviewed 3 February 2017

They have a buffet at lunch and at dinner. It is very reasonably priced and it is delicious. This is a small family run restaurant that is not fancy at all but it makes up for it with the quality of the food.

Thank Laurie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2095 5th Ave, Prince George, British Columbia V2M 1J8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Prince George
phone munber is 250 564-1153
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