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Basmati

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373 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0K1, Canada
+1 613-233-0303
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10:30 - 10:30
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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is so overated. New to Ottawa I thought I would try it. Small portions, the raita tasted bad, the daal was so watered done no evidence of actual lentils...baby food has more consistency, not sure there were any lentils. Naan, terrible. Rice was overly salty, and the rest of the dishes bland. I paid $70 and it arrived... More 

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Thank karensymth43
Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

OMG do not order or visit this establishment. I ordered today for lunch directly through their website and had to call an hour later to check in on my order at which point they didn't' know the status, could be another 45 min he said for delivery, like that was no big deal. And I could go ahead and cancel... More 

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1 Thank naomilegault
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Just ordered dinner from here and although the portion sizes are decent for the price the food is very bland. Naan is OK - nice and fluffy but without good flavored food, kind of pointless.

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Thank Arvin J
Tofino, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had tried another place down the street but it was pub fare noisy and expensive. We noticed Basmatis and gave it a try. The curried lamb and shrimp were delicious and the portions were almost too much but was so tasty we managed to finish. No doubt great value for your money. Don't be fooled by the appearance of... More 

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Thank Usntheboys
Waterloo, Canada
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered take out. Butter chicken $13.95 for a very small plate with no rice or anything. Most of the dish is just sauce with maybe 7 pieces of cubed chicken!! $14.95 for the lamb bryani which wasn't bad. Got 3 beef samosas each is $2.25 but all went to the garbage because the beef was rocks :( seriously it... More 

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2 Thank Nora A
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Not the same warm welcome like it was previously. The previous owner was a lot nicer and very accommodating. Service lacks now.

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1 Thank morningstar1968
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Ordered via Uber Eats. Chana masala, rice, and mixed pickle. Outstanding. Delicious and great value. Will order again. Thanks!

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Thank Melanie C
Peterborough, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Ordered take-out butter chicken, rice, vegetable curry and beef samosas. All were tasty, hot and served to us by a friendly staff member. Would definitely go again.

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Thank SelwynSan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Ordered delivery from here. $45 and it was the skimpiest portions of food. $13 for butter chicken that doesn't even come with rice, I'd expect more than half a chicken breast's worth of meat. Not to mention it took an hour and a half to be delivered.

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2 Thank Adrian L
Niagara Falls
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

We ordered tandoori chicken with gravy, Naan and Aloo Gobi. The food was very tasty and price was reasonable.

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Thank Tsultim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Indian, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 10:30
Monday
10:30 - 10:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 10:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 10:30
Thursday
10:30 - 10:30
Friday
10:30 - 10:30
Saturday
10:30 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-233-0303

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?