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India Gate Restaurant

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286 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
+1 709-753-6006
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed going there when the restaurant was open. Waiting patiently for it to re-open this year. Great food and service and very good value.

Thank Allison J
St. John's, Canada
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177 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Currently India gate is offering takeout only until all repairs are made from fire so time ago. Restaurant is expected to open some time in April. The food; Firstly, the butter chicken here is still amazing probably there most popular dish, gravy is amazing, chicken is full of flavour and very tender. The navrataan curry however was very watery, as... More 

Thank honestskipper
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My wife and I are frequent flyers at India Gate both dine in and take out. Everything on the menu is great, we particularly like the samosas, butter chicken, chicken korma, lamb vindaloo, beef jalfrezi, and of course naan. Although we use the take-out options more now with kids (who also love it), it is still great. We make our... More 

Thank ManfromtheRock
St. John's, Canada
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2 reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My very first Time at the lovely place was 12 years ago, First I thought that It would be hot and I was not sure about the taste of curry so I was not expecting much and thought it would be my last. My first impression was the smell and how all the different flavours came together as I entered... More 

Thank DTSB
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

India Gate has been around forever, and there's a reason for that - the food is mouthwatering and delicious. Their samosas are huge and crispy with tender, flavourful filling. The butter chicken special is great bang for your buck. I usually do take-out here, as the dining area is being restored after a recent fire in the building, but once... More 

Thank Gastro-gurl
St. John's, Canada
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Incredible incredible food, service and ambiance. Can't wait to return to this incredible restaurant. Lunch buffet is a wonderful option for those pressed for time.

Thank Debbie and Chri... H
Hangzhou, China
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168 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately as of this date, the restaurant has been closed for a couple of months due to a kitchen fire. That said, when I lived in this city I ate here all the time. Some of the best Indian food I have ever eaten. The date when they will open back up is uncertain but if it is open when... More 

Thank Andrewbyrne86
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went there for a work related lunch and had a buffet of Indian food that was second to none. The buffet was hot and had a large selection. There were many meat choices as well as vegetarian based. I enjoyed the curry chicken the best. The staff are friendly and abiding. The only negative was that the prices were... More 

Thank bdivmedia
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Loved the food. I'd call myself a connoisseur of Indian food -- I've had it all over the world including loads in India, and Vij's in Vancouver, and every place you can think of in Toronto. I was SO surprised to find this little outpost in St. John's with delicious, flavourful, fresh and interesting food. It was mouthwateringly good. Yes,... More 

1 Thank Raath_ki_Rani
St. John's, Canada
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The lunch buffet is a wonderful way to experience a lot of India Gate's popular food items. The supper menu is wonderful and offers so much to choose from that will excite anyone's palate for spice and traditional cooking. We love this restaruant, the ambiance and the staff. Would highly recommend this dining experience which also caters to vegetarian options.... More 

3 Thank Debbie and Chri... H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 709-753-6006

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