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Cilantro Restaurant and Lounge

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67 Sultan Rd., Kano 700231, Nigeria
+234 812 219 9999
11:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to unwind and enjoy the menu which takes you back to India .... service is with a smile, helpfull and ready to listen very politely to assist you promptly... Ambience you get best of both worlds be garden feel, or indoors. In all a good place and a must visit when in kano....

Thank Maneesh H
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed at the Tahir Guest Palace for 2 weeks in Kanu, Nigeria and during that stay I had the opportunity to dine multiple times at the Cilantro restaurant located in the Tahir Guest Palace. The food and service on every visit was exceptional. The food consistently arrived at the table immediately after being cooked so it was hot... More 

1 Thank Nancy L
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

food is amazing. All ways maintaining the taste.staff are cool and very attendative. The grass carpet is very natural. Service is very fast . Children play area is safe and well maintened. Lighting is soothing for a nice dinner. The parking was assisted by security which is nice and first in kano for me.children were given balloons and were very... More 

Thank Praveen Reddy S... R
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Tried the standalone Cilantro restaurant in sultan road for lunch today after having a good experience in Tahir Cilantro. No disappointment and enjoyed the meal.

2 Thank 210467
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

It is one of the finest and best Indian cuisine restaurant in a Kano. Great taste with good service.

Thank brijeshboza
Rajendran T, Owner at Cilantro Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great place to go in the evening to relax with Indian food. Well cared for and pleasant atmosphere and helpful staff. The food is very good. Choices in Kano to eat out are pretty limited so you may visit this place quite often if you are in town for a while.

Thank PASM64
Rajendran T, Owner at Cilantro Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review More 

New Delhi, India
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4 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The ambience and the preparations were really very good. Appreciate the effort in a land far away from home, we could not have even imagined such tasty and home like food.

Thank Shubham J
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We have been there for a total of 3 times. At the first time their manaGer who is an Indian Gentleman was around and he really helped us alot to choose the best food for us. He even ordered his staff not to add chilli that my kids can enjoy the food too.. First time at Cilantro was Great and... More 

Thank Blue M
Rajendran T, Owner at Cilantro Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Blue M, Thanks for your review and appreciate you enjoyed your first visit to Cilantro. Sorry that the food was chilli (hot) during your second visit. As an Indian restaurant our food heat is to a moderate level, and if customer needs less hot - they can intimate while giving the order. In the future you can always... More 

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I visited based on Trip Advisors rating and I wasn't disappointed. It was daunting getting a cab who could locate the place and I had to rely on google maps to guide me. The restaurant was neat and welcoming, service was unimaginably fast but then I was the only one in the restaurant at that time. Staff were welcoming as... More 

2 Thank peter e
Rajendran T, Owner at Cilantro Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Sir, thanks for your kind words. Anytime you have an issue of location please call 08122199999. We will help you in locating and guiding to the location. More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

A place to hangout with friends and family. Enjoy Indian dishes in a calm environment with family. Hangout in decent bar watching sports with friends. Decent appearence. Take buffet in a lazy Sunday noon with delicious Indian cuisine and family. A friendly staff and awesome management. Go and enjoy.

Thank Ashutosh Pratap S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Indian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Sultan Rd., Kano 700231, Nigeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Nigeria  >  Kano State  >  Kano
  • Phone Number: +234 812 219 9999
Cilantro Restaurant & Lounge was opened in 2011 with objective of changing the perception of Indian Food in Northern Nigeria.

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