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Vaatika Cafe

Assi Ghat B 1/178, Varanasi 221005, India
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“apple pie” (109 reviews)
“pizza” (164 reviews)
“pies” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Indian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Assi Ghat B 1/178, Varanasi 221005, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy both their continental (great thin and crunchy crust pizzas right out of the oven and fresh fruit juices) and indian food. Very nice outdoor restaurant, right on the ghat, with enough plants and shade to make you feel to stick around. Also, for book...More

Thank Emmanuel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I am in Varanasi for some time and I need a break from Indian food I always go to Vatika to have pizza and apple pie with ice cream! The service sometimes is really slow, but the food is good.

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little restaurant to sit and watch the world go by with good views of the Ganges: the staff are friendly and attentive and the food is really tasty. We had their vegetarian pizza, lattes, and apple pie - which is famous...More

Thank Twofirsttimers
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Tasty food with good view of the Ganges. Had the lasagna.. mixed pizza.. Smoothie not to forget the apple pie.. Which was worth. Staff also very good and attentive

Thank Pooja R
PizzeriaVaatikaCafe, Owner at Vaatika Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thanks a lot for your review.

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

A good place to sit, besides Assi ghat and with a good view of the river. I had a black coffee and lemon ginger honey (which is highly recommended in cold weather). Apple pie seems to be the speciality of the place and it didn't...More

Thank Kartik G
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Do not use the bathroom, it is very unhygienic and is a biohazard. If you have a guide they may try to take to you here because it means they get a free meal (this happened to us). Although the location is nice and the...More

1  Thank lilllers
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We were taken there after the Ganges boat ride by the guide despite asking to eat somewhere with local Indian spicy food . The food was fine mildly spicy and my daughter got pizza which was ok but lacked seasoning and flavour. The unforgettable part...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I had this craving for pizza and I wanted to eat some cheesy oven baked pizza, hence I went to the place as this is what the place is supposed to be famous for. I ordered Garlic Bread, French Fries and Onion and Mushroom Pizza....More

1  Thank anjali s
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

When in Varanasi and you are Looking for s place to eat - this place is answer to your prayers . The food here is fresh , delicious and wholesome . The menu offers a verieyu of dishes - my favourite is veg . Rice...More

Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Quiet unassuming cafe on one of the most southerly ghats. We were there late morning when it was still vey quiet

Thank bandbh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Assi Ghat B 1/178, Varanasi 221005, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: 091-9838094111
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