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Shalimar Restaurant

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272 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
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13:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 20:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favourite place in town for a daily plate of Indian food (and we have tried them all). It's very reasonably priced with friendly service (family run) and excellent food. The vegetarian plate is fantastic with a variety of dishes, rice and naan bread. We eat here almost weekly and love it! Have never had a bad experience

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shalimar makes a great food, we keep coming back for more. Can't beat their veggie platter or the prices!

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Thank Corey J
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Ordered take away for 6 tonight . Ready as promised and so delicious.... very authentic food. Lovely people and eager to please . Great customer service . Best samosas ever Thanks for a fab meal

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Thank ArtSmartTart
Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Kind staff, modest prices, family operation. I could add a few decorating tips but I suppose ambience is a matter if taste

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Thank jknapman
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Thought we would try this for take away as our usual along the street was closed for renovation. The price we paid was around the same, however the quality was not. The portions were fair however both the butter chicken and the byriani had mainly bones and very little meat in them. The atmosphere and service was not particularly welcoming.... More 

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Thank Angela E
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

They used to have a good buffet but for some reason they sopped serving that. Nevertheless, items in their menu are all really tasty and gives you a great taste of Indian/Pakistani food. Seekh Kabab and tandoori chicken are top notch. I can eat their seekh kabab at any time of the day. The owner lady is a very fine... More 

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Thank Vinayak B
St. John's, Canada
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

With a bevy of new Southeast Asian restaurants opening in St. John's, Shalimar remains my favorite. The food is always tasty and the servings are generous. The decor is simple, but pleasant and relaxing. While I appreciate the large selection of groceries, I miss the buffet.

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Thank Murray S
Livingston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We were headed to another Indian restaurant but it was closed for renovation so we continued down the street and found Shalimar. As one reviewer said, the host wasn't particularly outgoing but we persevered and he ended up being very friendly. He's shy, that's all! We split two dishes and both were very good. I think all of their dishes... More 

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Thank Cathy B
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

It's right at the downtown and will definitely recommend if they improve service. Quality is ok, and price is reasonable.

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Thank bluepetals
St. John's, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Had the combo meal and it was good. Unfortunately, host wasn't as welcoming. Wanted to start a small talk but was bluntly rebuffed, indirectly. I always believe that a great culinary experience requires both good food and a good ambience. The place isn't bad and I actually love the music. It's the reception you receive that is sorely lacking. Host... More 

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Thank jason j

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
13:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
Description
Mix of Indian Food.

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