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Sitar Restaurant

417 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Y9, Canada
+1 613-789-7979
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“naan bread” (5 reviews)
“bhaji” (2 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
417 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Y9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for take-out. Service was fantastic, fast and friendly. Food was packaged/labeled well.

Thank NDoyal
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Very good restaurant. There were four of us and we all enjoyed our choices. Great service though the draft beer is a bit of an acquired taste. Everything else was great. Highly recommended.

Thank ericon991
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The ambience at night is great. Love the vibe that every customers seem to enjoy their themselves when we walked in. There are more curry choices than you can ever imagine. Rice or bread is ordered separated for most dishes, though. If you want to...More

Thank Toroniee T
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The Sitar Restaurant was the first place where we ever tasted indian food and we fell in love with it! To the point where it became our reference as we compare all other indian food we eat to the Sitar - and very little restaurants...More

Thank Janix
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The food was surely worth the money and the service was alright, just a bit slow. Also the lassi was great.

Thank Jotkanwal S
Reviewed 28 August 2016

As usual, our dinner was so wonderfully delicious starting with the onions bhaji and following through with Butter Chicken and the accompaniments of Pilau Rice, Naan Bread. Others in our party enjoyed Boona Chicken and Chicken Korma. The food was excellent.

Thank AndreaMact
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've been enjoying the Sitar's wonderful food since 1984. Consistently fresh, full of flavour! Don't be afraid to specify your favourite level of 'hot', it will assure your pleasure experience to the max. The service isn't always the quickest but just go with it, the...More

Thank paulmarc10
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I love the food here, its always fresh and delicious. The staff is very friendly and atmosphere is pleasant. My only beef is that the service is a bit slow, but if that means they are cooking my meal while I am waiting that's ok,...More

Thank Jixx
Reviewed 12 March 2016

My husband and I have been frequenting this wonderful restaurant for at least 30 years. It has been consistently good. We hadn't been for a couple of years but went again last night with friends and we all agreed that bthe meal was excellent.

Thank SarahEOttawa_Ontario
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I suspect that this restaurant caters to people who don't like spicy food. I had the chicken jalfrezi. This is a hot, dry, dish in which chicken and fresh green chillies should feature prominently. The Sitar's version was a mild, soupy, chicken stew, with two...More

Thank Dr F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Y9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-7979
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