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Essence of India

40367 Tantalus Way | Garibaldi Highlands, Squamish, B.C, Squamish, British Columbia V0N 1T0, Canada
+1 604-898-1000
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“naan” (20 reviews)
“rice” (18 reviews)
“lamb saag” (7 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40367 Tantalus Way | Garibaldi Highlands, Squamish, B.C, Squamish, British Columbia V0N 1T0, Canada
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

We were not expecting such a spicy curry having visited Indian restaurants while in the US. The food was really good. I had a tandoori Salmon which tasted delicious.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I haven't been in years but went last month and loved it. The food was really good and the service was great.

Thank kerrplunk2016
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We stop here s few times a year when we stay And when we travel through. This time we were camping and our 3 year old daughter loves Indian food and she was happy...said this is just like our Indian place in Vancouver. She recommends...More

Thank machouse2013
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The portions are generous, the flavours are delicious & complementary, the prices are reasonable, the service is quick & efficient, & the chef comes to the table to check on your satisfaction. This is my favourite Indian restaurant. You must try this restaurant if you're...More

Thank K K
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I wasn't really expecting a lot for the food but I was really craving some samosas and vindaloo. We were so surprised, the food was amazing and decently priced. I will defiantly be back for more!

Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Had the salmon tandoor. Was ok but they should not use mushroom. Should use cabbage . The samosas was excellent and fluffy. We also ordered the tandoori ribs. Husband liked very much. Tasty..however would have better been served on the sizzling plate with veggies.

Thank hln h
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We had some great startes and shared to meals. I really liked the vegetarian dish with egg plant. The chief came out to chat and ask for our food, which was a nice.

Thank Diana J
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Food was hot and fresh, both chicken and lamb were really tender, chilli cheese nahn was AMAZING , rice was just beautiful. Service was friendly and efficient, would definitely recommend!

Thank jessieonfire1
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

One of the best Indian restaurants we've ever been to. We've eaten here twice now and we will keep coming back. My boyfriend and I mainly only eat vegetarian, the options are amazing. The service has always been great, the chef has even come out...More

Thank thesquidkidd
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Great food! The portions were generous. We had an appetizer and three dishes - which was too much for the two of us. We should have skipped the appetizer. We ordered Chef Don's speciality: Wild Salmon on a bed of stir fried veggies. It was...More

Thank Assunta R
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19 December 2014|
Response from shergillkk | Property representative |
yes please call us 604 898 1000 as we offer in various denominations. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40367 Tantalus Way | Garibaldi Highlands, Squamish, B.C, Squamish, British Columbia V0N 1T0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Squamish
  • Phone Number: +1 604-898-1000
Recently renovated and triple the size, The Essence of India has become the place to be in Squamish. Same fresh authentic food and great service, you will never be disapointed. The menu offers a great variety of vegetarian and vegan options. Make sure to give it a try, you won't be dissapointed!
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