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Light Of India Restaurant

730 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V4, Canada
+1 613-563-4411
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“bhaji” (7 reviews)
“eggplant” (11 reviews)
“vindaloo” (7 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
730 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V4, Canada
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11 - 20 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 19 September 2016

For roughly $40 per person (including tip) we had the most phenomenal meal. My husband and I ordered the Arjuana combo for 2 which included poppadoms, three small appetizer plates, two curries, rice, and naan. We did a couple substitutions (beef curry instead of shrimp,...More

1  Thank Jade L
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here with friends who live in Ottawa Staff was very friendly, service was not rushed. Owner took time to check in with us frequently and helped with recommendations on what to order We ordered 8 dishes and shared amongst the group . One guest...More

1  Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We got takeout from Light of India last week while in Ottawa. The food was delicious, not too spicy but full of natural flavours. Unlike other Indian restaurants we've been to, they don't throw in lots of salt to artificially create flavour - the flavour...More

1  Thank Roger H
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is the, in my opinion, the best Indian restaurant in Ottawa. The Kashmir chicken is my favourite and the best I've had anywhere. The service is slow for a reason, they take their time creating Indian dishes that are consistently tasty and delicious. I've...More

1  Thank Soshogun
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I have gone there twice. The lunch buffet was a good experience with nice atmosphere and a variety of good tasting Indian food available for about $14.00. My second visit was for supper. Cost me about $20.00 for a few pieces of chicken floating in...More

Thank mpendrill
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Little expensive but, I felt like it was worth at the end. Had customised service. Like home cooked food. Not crowded. Thank god, no need to pay for street parking after 5:30 PM.

1  Thank RGMark
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Great food and great atmosphere. Only complaint is the slow service, which seems to be the norm for Indian restaurants in Ottawa. Eggplant Bhaji is just as mouth-wateringly delicious as the waiter claims!!

1  Thank Jen4321z
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times and it's definitely our favorite Indian restaurant in Ottawa. The service is a bit slow but charming. The waiter we normally have is quite funny and genuine. We love the butter chicken, lamb korma and beef or chicken vindaloo (not...More

2  Thank anti_citrite
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This family run Indian restaurant is one of my favorites. They remember their regulars and are very welcoming to new patrons. I can only review lunch here as this is the only time we are in the area. Its set up as a buffet. Everything...More

1  Thank CS B
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Consensus for dining on Saturday was Indian cuisine ! One of the better Indian restaurants - Light of India! We ordered vindalloo , chicken with fenugreek, lamb curry medium hot, eggplant rice and nan! All the dishes were excellent! The service was also exceptional as...More

2  Thank court2569
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighbourhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-563-4411
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