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Reviewed September 21, 2020 via mobile

I loved the curry beef with rice, Test was full of flavors Prices are good for the excellent services. Will come back again and again. Thank you

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed July 20, 2020 via mobile

I like curry and I like roti so this place seemed perfect. I really enjoyed my lunch here. It is a tiny place with only a long bar with stools for seating. But the small cooking area is right in front of you. I got...the lamb, potato and chickpea roti which is served like a giant burrito. The flavors were fantastic and the lamb meat was tender. The owners love to talk as you eat or wait for a to-go order. Very friendly people. It’s too small for young kids. No alcohol. Prices are on the high side of average but I’m happy to support small places like this. And the homemade hot sauce is great but very hot.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 17, 2020

I visited with my husband and I was left unsatisfied. My husband had the chicken roti and I had the beef roti. Neither tasted good. Also, the place was dirty. The cook's apron had blood on it and brown stains. Such a turn off. I...wasn't the worst roti I've ever had but it had a strange taste. They really need to improve their sanitation.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 30, 2020

In Winnipeg from Montreal for one day on business. Guyanese born,airline employee, well traveled..Read reviews and was excited to taste the food. Ordered goat and chickpea roti. Paid 17$ plus 1.50$(18.50$) tip for takeout.Totally disappointed at the amount of potatoes(not on my order) and chickpeas...used as filler. 4 pieces of goat. Just because there is on competition is not a reason to rip people off.Have a roti craving? save your $$. Most small hidden gems has great food. Not this one.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 29, 2019

This is a little hole in the wall that is easy to miss but the food brings locals in. The owners Famena and Mohamed make a great team. Famena is easy going and pleasant and relaxed, Mohamed is high energy loves to talk with the...guests. The Roti filling is made in a great big pot. The hand make their shells with chickpea flour for a very light phylo style wrap rather than the traditional flour based rotis found in other establishments. If you like fiery foods, the ordinary hot sauce which is made scotch bonnet peppers will be hotter than you find in most establishments . If you are lucky you can sometimes sample the Carolina Reaper/Ghost Pepper sauce that Mohamed is proud of.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

I ate here a few times while in town on business. You should know a few things about this place - first it is in a parking garage, it looks pretty sketchy from the outside. Second - the owners are very talkative. Third the portions...are huge. Fourth - it is super busy at lunch. The food is amazing, like I came back the next day for more. It is now my absolute favourite place to eat in Winnipeg! They make their own hot sauce which is for sale - it is intense - use with caution. You must try this place if you like roti. So good that I can't wait to be back in Winnipeg!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Not my first time here and certainly, not my last. I love the hospitality and the roti is always a homerun. If Famena is not in the kitchen then, Mohammed will talk you up a storm and cook up a delicious Caribbean delight to heighten...your senses. It's definitely a hidden Caribbean treasure in Winnipeg's downtown area. I had the beef roti with potatoes and chickpeas. If you like it hot then, have it with their in-house hot sauce made with scotch bonnet peppers. After eating here you'll be dreaming of heading down south for a tropical vacation. Comfort food for sure and the portion size will fill you up. Drop in and you'll be back to try everything on the menu!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Little rough looking not a great neighborhood at night but the flavor is fantastic. The roti shell is light and flakey we'll worth the trip

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Some reason this place struck my eye. Hard to find, but if you like curry you will not be disappointed. I had chickpea chicken and rice. I should have split it and had half for later. Mohammed Ali and his wife were very hospitable. It's...all gone....More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

The roti as always is amazing and tasty. The selection of food is great, as is the beverage selection! Love the friendly service and the eclectic customer base that is in the restaurant. This is the go-to place for the best Roti in Winnipeg.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Famena's Famous Roti/Curry

Yes, Famena's Famous Roti/Curry offers takeaway services.

Yes, Famena's Famous Roti/Curry offers delivery services.

Famena's Famous Roti/Curry is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4