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Basmati

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373 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0K1, Canada
+1 613-233-0303
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible25%
22 May 2017
“Worst food ever”
28 Mar 2017
“Used to be my favourite spot for Indian food, recommended it to many friends. Not anymore.”
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CUISINES
Indian, Fusion
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
373 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0K1, Canada
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Just had the worst Indian food ever. Dishes that are worth 13$, 14$ but with no taste and not sure what they put inside. please avoid until they improve. Advise to the owners : please if you don't know how to cook, get a chef....More

Thank Mtlfoodstr
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Basmati used to be my favourite Indian restaurant in Ottawa. I felt very fortunate because I live so close! The original owner (I don't believe it is owned by the same individual as I never see the old staff anymore) was always on site back...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

There's nothing good to say about this place. Butter chicken was $14 and tasted like tomato soup with chicken chunks. Not rich and creamy. I had to season it myself as nothing in dish to cut the acid. Saag Paneer was horrible. Was a can...More

Thank Sanden M
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This restaurant is so overated. New to Ottawa I thought I would try it. Small portions, the raita tasted bad, the daal was so watered done no evidence of actual lentils...baby food has more consistency, not sure there were any lentils. Naan, terrible. Rice was...More

Thank karensymth43
Reviewed 11 December 2016

OMG do not order or visit this establishment. I ordered today for lunch directly through their website and had to call an hour later to check in on my order at which point they didn't' know the status, could be another 45 min he said...More

1  Thank naomilegault
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Just ordered dinner from here and although the portion sizes are decent for the price the food is very bland. Naan is OK - nice and fluffy but without good flavored food, kind of pointless.

Thank Arvin J
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had tried another place down the street but it was pub fare noisy and expensive. We noticed Basmatis and gave it a try. The curried lamb and shrimp were delicious and the portions were almost too much but was so tasty we managed to...More

Thank Usntheboys
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered take out. Butter chicken $13.95 for a very small plate with no rice or anything. Most of the dish is just sauce with maybe 7 pieces of cubed chicken!! $14.95 for the lamb bryani which wasn't bad. Got 3 beef samosas each is...More

3  Thank Nora A
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Not the same warm welcome like it was previously. The previous owner was a lot nicer and very accommodating. Service lacks now.

1  Thank morningstar1968
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Ordered via Uber Eats. Chana masala, rice, and mixed pickle. Outstanding. Delicious and great value. Will order again. Thanks!

1  Thank Melanie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 10:30
Monday
10:30 - 10:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 10:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 10:30
Thursday
10:30 - 10:30
Friday
10:30 - 10:30
Saturday
10:30 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-233-0303
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