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Dhaba Express

8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (14 reviews)
“butter chicken” (25 reviews)
“vindaloo” (7 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Meat Thali was yummy!! Today was bone-in, butter chicken and a ground lamb for the meat selections. Glad we decided to come for lunch...it had been a while.

Thank myogis
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Our first visit was actually 3 weeks ago, but the notice said Take Out Only, so we left. Short of wait staff, maybe?? Our second visit said Buffet Only, but we stayed this time. Short of kitchen staff, maybe?? All tasted ok. There was a...More

1  Thank britt77
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This small, clean restaurant is located in the Bayers Lake shopping area. The service, food, atmosphere were all excellent and highly recommended for lunch. Phone to be sure the dining room is open for evening dining. The menu has a good selection of Indian food....More

Thank tfbb0541
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This cuisine seems to cover a few places, Pakistani, Indian and Arabic. Not a bad mix of flavours and essences. I had a daal, while my companions had the lamb or beef dishes respectively. We ordered the naan, along with the turmeric rice, both are...More

Thank Lynne F
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The business seems to be family run and they are very friendly and welcoming. The food, I have been there a few times, is delicate, tasty, and most of all, fresh. My only complaint would be there limited hours. Other than that it is superb.

Thank tomblood
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I was blown away with the excellent service and the food. Variety was lovely. Clean, popular and delicious food. Best Indian we had in a long time! Very good value!

Thank Cecilia E
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

A friend suggested Dhaba for lunch this week. Wow.....fantastic. The wonderful smell of spices and curry greet you at the door, building up your anticipation for a tasty meal. I had chicken curry and my friend ordered butter chicken. These dishes came with rice, chickpea...More

1  Thank Acadia80
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I have had a lot of Indian and I saw nothing wrong with this food. Some may say it's not authentic but how is it not? Cause it's not located in India? Go, you will be happy. Their soup is out of this world!

Thank SerenityPromise
Reviewed 18 March 2016

It is really hard to find, but totally worth the effort. We loved the people and the food. Do not miss this place. It is a true gem.

Thank NewPeoplePlaces
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Don't let the outer appearance fool you! I've had lunch here a few times and the food has always been spot on. Very flavorful, fresh and large portions. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for authentic Indian cuisine!

Thank 319brittanyd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: 444-4411
  • E-mail
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