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US$10 - US$20
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Indian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed November 4, 2021

We ordered a couple of take-out dishes from Daawat to supplement brown basmati rice and some vegetables that I made at home for the evening’s meal. A call in by my wife was answered by a pleasant woman who identified herself as Pravina. Asking for...an order each of Paneer Palak, and Lamb Korma, she was quite helpful, asking our preference for spice/heat levels. Pravina stated the restaurant was open for dining with full COVID Pandemic protocols, but if we wished to pick up, we could place the order now with any specified time for pick-up. She even thanked my wife by name, and we realized that when we provided her with our phone number, a previous order under Nancy’s name must be in their system! We were quite impressed with Pravina’s manner and attention to detail. Our order was hot and ready for pick-up at the appointed time which unfortunately not always the case at other establishments. Upon arrival at home, we were pleasantly surprised with the inclusion of a container of Kheer (Indian Rice pudding) which was apparently provided free of charge. The paneer and lamb were both well prepared with ample amounts of very tasty sauce. The Korma had a few nice chunks of meat, one or two on the bone, but also contained 4 quite large pieces of bone only. I believe this is fairly typical of authentic Indian lamb dishes, however one or two more pieces with meat attached would have been ideal. I would suggest that if you would prefer more meat, you would be more satisfied ordering Chicken or Beef. But as it was, we both enjoyed both dishes and had no regrets with our choices.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed December 6, 2020

The Dum Chicken Biryani for dinner tonight was far too wet and oily, the chicken is overcooked and hard. On the menu, there were mentioned almonds and cashews as ingredients but actually, these were absolutely missing as ingredients in the dish tonight. Although $11.95 was...the price for chicken/lamb/veg on the Daawat online menu website, the actual cost I had to pay was $14.95. It tries to save cost without the fine ingredients, and yet charges more and the quality and taste suffer. There are far better quality and price of the Biryanis elsewhere.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed October 30, 2019 via mobile

We had the buffet. The food was affordable and delicious. We went early so all the labels on the buffet weren’t changed o we and accurate yet. Service was polite and attentive.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

The butter chicken just tasted like tomato soup. The portion was so tiny! The naan was ok but overall I’ve had way better in the city.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

I placed my order for pickup at 6pm, asked for it to be ready at 7pm. I finally received my food at 7:40...WORST SERVICE EVER.. I WILL NEVER GO BACK..

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

I bought a Groupon a few months back, and just never found time to get to this little diamond of a restaurant. The ambiance is comfortable and clean. My partner had the Chicken Pakora, he is not a fan of curry or most of the...spices used in it's preparation, however, he really enjoyed the flavours of this dish. He also had the Kachambur Salad, he said it was fantastic. NOW...I ordered the Chicken Vindilloo, I checked the menu online, and it said HOT HOT HOT! I felt I knew what I was in for...oh man. This dish was magnificently hot and spicy, lots of chicken, could have used a few more potatoes for my liking, but it was great. By the time we drove home, my lips had stopped burning, and my desire for hot, spicy curry had been satiated :)More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We had Lamb Kadai and Chicken Jalfarazi both of which were excellent & very tasty, full of flavours. Both the Lamb & Chicken were nice & tender. The Naan & Rice were nice & hot. The Decor & Ambiance was wonderful as well. Check it...out you will enjoy it & have a great time.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

I like this buffet because the food is great and not too expensive. It's a comfortable eating experience. Service was great. The food isn't too spicy and there are a lot of vegetarian options. The location is nice, and the decor is pleasant.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Loved the food. Everything was delicious. The vegetable biryani and rotis stole the show. The owner Mr. Firoz Iftikhar was very friendly, hospitable and nice to let us in after closing time. Appreciate the complimentary Gulab Jamun.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018

This was my first visit to Daawat. My friend and I thought we would give it a try. Upon our arrival, I let the Greeter/Host know that this was our first visit. My friend and I were in shock when we found the bits of...plastic. It was disgusting. Not only was I disgusted by the discovery of the plastic bits, I feel foolish for PAYING for horrible food. My friend and I should have left without paying. I will never visit this restaurant ever again. Keeping garbage out of food should NOT be difficult. This is my last visit to Daawat.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Daawat Authentic Indian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4