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“Good value for food”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Dhaba

The Dhaba
Ranked #337 of 4,164 Restaurants in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Cuisine - Punjabi, Chinese, Moghlai Price -moderate Worst Dhaba food one can ever had. Old Glory is long forgotten where long queues use to await outside. New facelift and old chef gone.. Amazingly, in a gastro-connoisseur city like Kolkata, its still in business. Advise to stay away. Both of us got sick after eating there.
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Good value for food”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Food was excellent worth the value only the ambience need to be changed a little for betterment . Seating arrangements & AC could have been better .

Visited July 2013
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English first
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Kebabs are great. Must try the peas pulao and chicken bharta. Also the tandoori prawn.. It was superb.
Friendly staff. Food is really great..

Visited May 2014
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Thank Ankita S R
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New Delhi, India
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98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Authentic pujabi food”
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Nice homely atmosphere ... traditional punjabi food.. brilliant deserts.. one of the landmarks of the restaurant circuit in Kolkata for over 15 years...

  • Visited February 2013
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TANDA UTTARPRADESH
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“THE DHABA, BEST FAMILY RESTAURANT”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Normally whenever i m in KOLKATA i make it a point to have ROTI TARKA &PHIRNI at dhaba.its ambience is very good & service is very prompt.taste of tarka reminds u of rustic PUNJAB.

  • Visited July 2013
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Kolkata, India
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Quality Punjabi food at great location”
Reviewed 19 July 2013

If one place in Kolkata really pulled up its socks after a decline some years ago, it is The Dhaba. It was my favourite Punjabi food outlet. But its quality went down about 7/8 years ago. When I tried it recently, I found it top notch once again.

The outlet has three floors, with the ground floor being non-a/c and having a take away counter for kathi rolls and other food.

But the strength of The Dhaba is its authentic Punjabi dhaba style food. It gives large portions at reasonable rates. For the Indian breads, please specify how you want it done, otherwise you will get either not cooked at all or overdone.

The decor is not much but the service is good. The upper floors are clean. The place is open till 11pm and is good for families, who throng it in droves. Be prepared to wait for a table on weekends. But the wait is worth it.

  • Visited March 2013
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