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Water Lily East Indian Restaurant

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St. Vital | 166 Meadowood Dr, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
+1 204-255-2973
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Winnipeg, Canada
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We have eaten lunches and suppers at Water Lily many times and have learned to order à la carte from the menu instead of opting for the less expensive buffet, because we never seem to arrive at a time when the buffet is complete--usually, there are only bones swimming in sauce for the meat selections! Water Lily offers great take... More 

Thank 807gmadre
Winnipeg, Canada
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119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Excellent Indian food. Family-run, very personable service. Always helping pick good dishes and combinations.

1 Thank Rock_Mule
Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

My husband and I have been here a couple of times, mainly for gatherings with friends. Each time we leave we always say we will never return as the owner constantly tries to up sell the entire time you are eating. We also experienced the surprise at the bill with the extra $6charge for 2 tiny hot sauces we assumed... More 

3 Thank Gucci B
Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

$16.00 buffet dinner - sounds great.... the thing we did not appreciate was the server asking if we wanted things without telling us it was an extra cost. The server asked if our table wanted hot sauce as they do not put hot sauce on the food for the buffet. We thought sure why not put some kick to our... More 

1 Thank melissa h
Winnipeg, Canada
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We eat here at least twice a month. If your not sure what to order try - chicken pakoda, chana marsala, shrimp korma and butter chicken. The owner knows our order by heart and it's excellent every time! The owner is also very friendly as he talks to everyone in his restaurant. There is a buffet, but we enjoy our... More 

2 Thank Cable J
Winnipeg, Canada
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Ordered chicken korma and naan bread. The korma sauce was actually white which is something i've never seen before. It lacked flavour and was bland. The rice that it came with was not flavoured, it simply tasted like white rice instead of basmati or jasmine. Boring and plain. The naan bread was extremely small and it looked store bought rather... More 

1 Thank Jade B
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Had 2 biryani delivered to apartment. Tiny portions. just like appetizers. Don't order from this place. Not worth the money u spend. food is not particularly good.

1 Thank Yoda C
Winnipeg, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I found the food VERY spicy but others in my party were happy with it. What I really hated was the way they kept implying that they would GIVE you additional things and then billing you for them. At no time did they tell you the cost of anything. It was certainly implied that these were provided as a special... More 

1 Thank car0line47
Winnipeg, Canada
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

This place is great for eat in or take out. Many tasty North Indian dishes. Good prices and large helpings (one entree could feed 2 people). I prefer the menu to the buffet as there's better selection.

2 Thank Dan447
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227 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Picked up some takeout and was very impressed. The portion sizes were just right and everything was delicious. The butter chicken was great but it was outshined by the flavour of the Beef vindaloo. Will definitely be back for more.

Thank Daniel P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Vital | 166 Meadowood Dr, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: +1 204-255-2973

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