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Dana Mandi and Indian Restaurant

2095 5th Ave, Prince George, British Columbia V2M 1J8, Canada
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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2095 5th Ave, Prince George, British Columbia V2M 1J8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and his lunch club often eat at Dandi Mandi ( now known as Indian Essence). Recently he ordered and picked up food for our home consumption. We had goat curry, eggplant pilaf and vegetable rice. All were medium hot. My partner enjoyed the...More

Thank CappuccinoLady
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Cozy Restaurant. Home made cooking. Efficient and friendly staff. Curry Goat, Excellent! Great value for money. Will be back.

Thank Nuno G
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This place has the best bang for ur buck we have eaten at many many indian restaurants and this isnthe best place in BC for sure try it

Thank gregoryk600
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend the chole pitoura or the vegetable korma. Pretty much everything they make is stellar but those 2 are my faves. This is a smallish, family run business with great food and friendly service :)

Thank Stacey P
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had been recommended by some locals and since our son and his girlfriend were moving to PG we decided to take them out for their first dinner in town. When we entered, the rich smell of curry greeted us. We started off with...More

1  Thank janicebobroske
Reviewed 3 February 2017

They have a buffet at lunch and at dinner. It is very reasonably priced and it is delicious. This is a small family run restaurant that is not fancy at all but it makes up for it with the quality of the food.

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I've been here several times for lunch and dinner, and always the lunches are superior. The dinner entrees almost always come luke-warm, and the last time I worked up the moxy to ask them to reheat it it took forever, came back same temperature, as...More

Thank doug z
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Went with friends who suggested ordering from menu as better than buffet. Very impressed with tandoori prawns with mint yogurt sauce. Also had curry lamb, chicken and fish with garlic naan bread. Friends say better than Vancouver.

Thank YouChang
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I went there for a dinner last week. I ordered a butter chicken. It was a really good. I would recommend this place for good Indian food.

Thank chrispt12345
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I think this is probably the best take out Indian I've had so far. Staff is friendly, portions are huge, prices are reasonable. The quality is amazing and consistent. I have yet to be disappointed by this place. I once ordered take out and they...More

Thank Valerie A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2095 5th Ave, Prince George, British Columbia V2M 1J8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Prince George
phone munber is 250 564-1153
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