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Niyati Cafe

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Behind Rashmi Guest House, Varanasi 221001, India
10:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had lunch twice and also asked for food to be packed for our train journey back home. The portions served are HUGE! I saw four chaps bigger than me not able to finish the Thali! Superb Pasta, fantastic paranthas! Overall hugely satisfied. Punches much above its weight and much better than the Pizzeria on Assi ghat. Would have food... More 

Thank Sudeep M
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried two dishes. Butter paneer and mushroom paneer. Both were delicious. Garlic naan to die for. Lovely place.

Thank Marco Z
Varanasi, India
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209 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is awesome. they serve the best class pastas and italian delicacies. Awesome to spend some quality time.

1 Thank Kunja Bihari M
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119 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is fast food cafe. Good for breakfast and snacks. Food served was overall good and hygienic. Overall Good Experience.

Thank Abhishek S
Brisbane Region, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've spent the last 6 weeks in India with today being our last day in the country. After a brief hiatus from Indian food (our weak Western stomachs haven't done so well lately), we decided to find some local food for lunch. We stumbled across Niyati Cafe and got the last available table (out of 5 tables). I ordered the... More 

Thank Andrea N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I got a chance to visit this place with my mom in the night after watching Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat. This just added to the wonderful experience of my first day here. We ordered a regular Thaali and they asked if we need it spicy or normal and took almost 10 minutes to cook the food. It was all fresh... More 

Thank Vineet V
Kendal, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Small back street cafe does good dosa and the vegetable curry 🍛was pretty good 👍 the owner was very helpful and friendly in this very busy little cafe. If you are on a tight budget and are looking for somewhere cheap but good vegetarian food this is worth a go.

Thank Andrew M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

All the dishes was amazing and Ravi the owner are amazing, friendly and helpful. Can highly recommend the Thali, the best Thali I have been eating in India! :) if you are in Varanasi it's a most to go and try his place!

1 Thank Jennie K
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Had the thali dish here and it was delicious with a good price! Would recommend for lunch or dinner.

Thank E T
Jerusalem, Israel
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92 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We really loved our breakfast here and later came back for dinner too! The food is so fresh and delicious and you know when you order that nothing is pre-prepared as it took him 15 minutes to bring the lassi (Indian yogurt drink) and he told us how he makes it every day and cuts everything fresh etc. Great menu,... More 

1 Thank Emma Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Behind Rashmi Guest House, Varanasi 221001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi

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