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Host India

#140 of 2,186 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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622 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario k1k0t6, Canada
+1 613-746-4678
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located on Montreal Rd, Host India is a full service Indian restaurant. We were here on the weekend and had very delicious meal. Portions are small and are expensive to boot but has really good reliable food. The bathrooms could be spruced up and even heated. They were absolutely freezing. The hosts are very personable and greet you warmly both... More 

Thank Patronofthearts
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm going to host India for a few years ang and I love it. The only comment I have is the bread/Nan which is served beside the buffet table packed on top of each other. It's no longer light and fluffy as it should be. Please leave the Nan fluffy and crispy, I got stomach pain last time I had... More 

Thank Henry m
Ottawa, On
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We order take out/delivery and the food arrived in no time and it was hot and delicious. We order chicken tikka masala and ginger curry chicken both were medium spicy and it did not fail to deliver a slight kick. Just perfect for us. We also order vegetable somas and it was equally fabulous. And the naan bread was amazing.

1 Thank ChristineOttawa_On
Embrun, Canada
Level Contributor
74 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

My family and I went there for supper and were really impressed. I ordered Tikki Masala (they have a real Tandoor that you can see from the seating area) that was cooked to perfection. We also ordered a platter that had six or seven little dishes, all of which were very flavourful. Service was prompt and friendly, and the price... More 

Thank David C
Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We come to Ottawa once a month to visit our daughters and are always on the lookout for new restaurants to try. I had seen their ad in the New Edinburgh Times and we decided to give it a try. We arrived to a lovely room, but no one to greet us. Finally a reluctant and silent man showed us... More 

Thank 519er
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Good variety of veg n meat. Naans are freshly made. Beware of food marked hot. You may want to taste it first. Overall, good dining place

Thank robcan1
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Been to Host India for dinner buffet on Sundays -- a great variety of meat and vegitable based curries and all of the fixings that make eating Indian food so interesting. We have been here 3 or 4 times now and it has consistently been good, buffet is always hot and they are constantly checking and replaceing items so they... More 

Thank stanclark
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I've been coming here for years and while I try other Indian restaurants in the area on occasion, I keep going back to Host India as my tried and true favourite. When you order spicy food, you get hot, delicious flavours. They also have the best variety of dishes in their Sunday buffet. There are usually at least 4 vegetarian... More 

Thank CanuckV
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great indian buffet with lots of selection. Awesome tandoori chicken, great sauces and many other options Definitely worth checking out if you're in the area or visiting someone at the Montfort Hospital.

Thank Chantini D
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I gave this place a second chance and I was still not satisfied. The sauces tasted like it was made with tomato soup, chicken and beef dishes I ordered tasted like it was cooked and then put n the sauce. Definitely not spicy like what you'd expect, the naan was overcooked, I ordered paleo rice, this good and there was... More 

1 Thank oysterOttawa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario k1k0t6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-746-4678

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