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Sarnath Cafe

Sa - 15/129 Mawaiya Road, Varanasi 221007, India
+91 99357 83838
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“thali” (3 reviews)
“same building” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Cafe, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sa - 15/129 Mawaiya Road, Varanasi 221007, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the thali here is good, its pure veg and has great taste. kids liked it as it was very little spicy.

Thank manansomani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Sarnath for 2 nights and had all our meals at the Sarnath Cafe. The cafe is run by Sukhdev which helps support the Buddha Smile School. The school is run by Sukhdev's wife Raj and is in the same building. The cafe...More

Thank Jacky B
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Sarnath cafe is nearby Sarnath in varansi.this cafeis very popular in these place. Our family is very happy. this cafe is fully vegetarian.

Thank Dipanshu S
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We are visiting Sarnath as part of a Buddhist pilgrimage. Walking down a few steps, from a noisy dusty Indian street to be greated warmly by the head waiter who speaks very good english was a good change. (Our experience is that very few of...More

Thank Thekchok T
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A lot of choice on the menu, all prepared with love. Very tasteful, we liked it very much! Very kind people as well. Buddha's Smile School in the same building, if you get a chance to see that as well.

Thank Lideweij B
Reviewed 28 June 2017

On the way to Sarnath from city this place is best option to have good food. Very caring staffs adds quality to this resturant.

Thank franklinnorris
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This little cafe is a hidden gem. We had all of our dinners at this cafe whilst in Sarnath for over a week. We highly rate the food and service. The fact that the proceeds go to the charity school for disadvantaged kids next door...More

1  Thank njones2017
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We were welcomed into the restaurant with the warmth of one's mother's house. There is a picturesque fish tank and the surfaces are clean. We had several dishes and the food was some of the best I've had in India. I highly recommend the mixed...More

Thank girlwiththesuitcase
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This little restaurant is downstairs from the road so hard to find if you didn't know about it. We were lucky to be taken there by our auto rickshaw driver. The chef is the husband of the saintly woman who runs the Buddha Smile School...More

Thank pollyannaSydney
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I was born in Varanasi and brought up in Calcutta however visited the city every year as a ritual during my Summer vacations. A visit to the Sarnath used to be a casual affair for us one time or the other. It’s an immensely popular...More

Thank Sachin0408
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: Sa - 15/129 Mawaiya Road, Varanasi 221007, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 99357 83838
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