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Varsha Indian Kitchen

101-1600 Government St | Downtown, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Z3, Canada
+1 250-590-6252
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“naan” (17 reviews)
“butter chicken” (28 reviews)
“curry” (14 reviews)
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Indian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101-1600 Government St | Downtown, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Z3, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We found this restaurant somewhat accidentally as we were staying at a hotel down the block. This was a great find. The food was fabulous and the service was great, in fact so great that we went a second time before going home. I would...More

Thank Happy_Traveller_Van
Reviewed 1 week ago

We reached an hour before their closing time. Host didn't seem to be happy with us joining them. She right away told us in a very uninviting way that there will be 30 minutes wait. Well, we didn't have much options as we were with...More

Thank gargritika04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the Goan Coconut curry with fish and the Chicken Lababdar curry. Both had excellent sauces which were perfect with their excellent naan bread. Very interesting fusion type menu and good beer options. Nice bright decor and a great location downtown ( close to...More

Thank Cyril B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst in Victoria we decided we wanted some authentic Asian food Starter chilli chicken was ok Main rice nan were good but the beef curry was not good and what meat was in it?? Meat was overcooked tiny pieces. The creamy sauce not authentic at...More

Thank balaujla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food I ate here was really good. If I was rating on that alone this place would get 4 1/2 or even 5 stars. Unfortunately the rest of the experience was a disappointment to the point I would not return should I ever go...More

Thank hec286
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love coming to Varsha. I especially love the butter chicken poutine and their mango mojitos. I love the vibe in the restaurant and their friendly staff and they have a small outdoor patio that is also great in the summer to people watch on...More

Thank Stella M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked here from our hotel passing through Chinatown.The Pakora's where great as a share appie to start .I had the butter chicken it was decent but be prepared to pay xtra for rice.mom had the lentils and found them a little runny but well...More

Thank 40Dean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the minute we walked in the door I knew the food would be great because everything smelled wonderful. This is a small Indian restaurant steps from the entrance to China Town. It’s immaculate, including the washrooms, and was packed when we were there. Luckily...More

Thank geminigemini
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

I stumbled upon Varshas whilst walking around exploring Victoria. This is a lovely restaurant , with a relaxed atmosphere, popular with hipsters, the food is fantastic. I know my curries as both of my parents are from Kashmir and I work in Bradford UK where...More

1  Thank Sultana B
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Casual style eating. The server’s recommendations were terrific. The fish pakoras and cauliflower appetizers were delicious. We had 3 different curry dishes and we were very full. Very flavourable and not to spices hot. The menu is varied. Great location just outside of China town.

1  Thank LarryandSharen
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April 25, 2017|
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Response from Arun D | Property representative |
Hi there, we deliver through either Dine In Victoria or Accio, you would have to contact them and place the order through them and they'll come pick it up and bring it to you. Thanks, Varsha Indian Kitchen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101-1600 Government St | Downtown, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Z3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-590-6252
  • E-mail
Varsha is a family owned and operated restaurant. The family is Indo Canadian and brings a unique perspective to Indian Food. A fusion of the two cultures delivers their own twist on Indian cuisine. When you come to Varsha you experience the families take on food, but you also experience their family. Our food. Our family.
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