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“One place, I have been consistently visiting each weekend!”
Review of Thanjai Restaurant

Thanjai Restaurant
Ranked #340 of 2,948 Restaurants in Ottawa
Price range: US$8 - US$15
Description: More varieties of Dosas 80% Vegetarian Menu, also mostly Vegan Halal food & Most dishes are Gluten-free Family Style Restaurant & Children’s Menu Take-out, Delivery and Online order services Catering Services and On-site Dosa services Corporate Lunch services
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Description: More varieties of Dosas 80% Vegetarian Menu, also mostly Vegan Halal food & Most dishes are Gluten-free Family Style Restaurant & Children’s Menu Take-out, Delivery and Online order services Catering Services and On-site Dosa services Corporate Lunch services
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanjai is a South Indian restaurant, on Bank Third,Ottawa. I was a fan of their food since September, 2017. But recently, they introduced a few cocktails, which I could not resist on trying. A blend of Indian flavour with alcohol, was amazing. I was awestruck when I tried the Thanjai Caesar. My favourite Tiger beer cocktail with a hot flavour. Absolute love for people who love trying different kinds of drinks. The Nandini Breeze is another vodka pineapple based cocktail. I wonder how they give me reasons for visiting again and again each time I visit this place.

Thank roohishory95
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since my doctor told me to give up gluten, I've been either cheating (and suffering), or feeling sorry for myself, because so much of a typical restaurant menu is unavailable to me. I was in Ottawa visiting friends last week, and they suggested we go for Indian food. We ended up at Thanjai, where there are so many gluten free choices, I had a really tough time deciding what to order. But I worked it out, lol.

My friends are vegan, so most of what we ordered was vegan too, so we could share easily. I'm a meat-eater. but I didn't miss the meat at Thanjai (I confess I felt a little jealous of the patrons who were eating lamb, though, haha). Standout items were the yummy, tangy Sambar Vada and the Mushroom Masala Dosa. The Spinach and Lentil Curry was super good too. We did sneak in a little animal protein too, in the form of fish pakoras. So good!!

I usually like to try new restaurants when I'm out of town, but if my friends want to go Thanjay again next time I'm in town, it won't be that tough to convince me. Overall it was a really nice experience!

Shout out to our server, Raul -- he was awesome! He always seemed to be there when we needed him, but didn't hover too much. Perfect balance!

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Thank betsybuzzkill
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently visited this restaurant during my trip to Ottawa. Food is amazingly tasty with no doubt. With a wide variety of food choices and friendly staff, this restaurant is a must visit place. I will strongly recommend it for authentic south Indian food.

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Thank Tarun B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food with even better service. Friendly staff , goes above and beyond to make you feel welcomed! Family friendly environment!
Will definitely recommend to anyone wanting to try Delicious South Indian food in Ottawa. Our family favourite : Idli 65, Chicken 65, Medu Vada, Mysore Masala Dosa, Rocket Dosa , Cheese Uttapam, Veggie Uttapam, and Set Dosas !!!!!
Must try!

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Thank Anjali M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a family favorite! There’s a lot of different options on the menu, including many dishes that the kids enjoy as well.

Thank Keya T
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