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Al-Watan Tandoori

Fraser Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-324-6378
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good50%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
18 Nov 2016
“I miss this restaurant alot”
31 Dec 2015
“Take out for New Years disappoints”
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Pakistani, Indian, Asian, Middle Eastern, Halal
Fraser Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

I lived in Vancouver for about 2 years and went back to my country in 2010. This places is one of the places that I really miss. my lovely dishes are: Lamp Karahi (must try) Butter Chicken (must try) Seekh kabab (must try) Paya Brain...More

1  Thank Abdullah J
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed with the quality of food served to us tonight. Kadhai chicken was basically tomato paste and lots of garlic in the sauce butter chicken perhaps was the only dish worth of one star but the biryani was made not out of basmati rice...More

Thank Feroz A
Reviewed 21 August 2014

The actual place is Pakistani and some of dishes are from northern India, but all of them are amazing in flavor! I know that most of the curries are not done fresh, right before you order, but such is the cuisine that requires simmering for...More

Thank basil d
Reviewed 28 May 2014

FOOD: Excellent , loved the Pakistani food, they also some unique items I don't see in other Indian restaurants, like Cow Brain masala and Paya(Goat's foot soup). Very nice for the price. SERVICE; Excellent friendly service, the cook is very friendly and hilarious. ATMOSPHERE: Basic...More

1  Thank Tetsuo S
Reviewed 11 September 2013

It was my first trip to Vancouver and I was craving South Asian food. My friend and I found Al-Watan on the web and decided to try it out. We were very pleasantly surprised! Not only was the food delicious but the service was wonderful...More

2  Thank MonOnMove
Reviewed 29 October 2012

When cooking at home I make use of South Asian cuisines more than any other. And yet I continue to be disappointed by the low quality of Vancouver South Asian restaurants. Most tend to offer a grim mix of spices out of packets, tiny portions,...More

2  Thank NormBC
Reviewed 31 October 2011

I've been going to Al Watan now for a few years - probably 4 to 5 times per year. The food never ceases to satisfy me. Time after time, Khalid (the owner) will come out and check in with the diners to make sure everything...More

2  Thank Elvis_Leanne2008
Reviewed 19 September 2011

OK, it has zero ambience - it's a hole in the wall. But sometimes it's worth being adventurous. The staff are welcoming and the food is surprisingly good and inexpensive by Vancouver standards. Tandoori chicken and naan are delicious even if the spice level is...More

2  Thank Woodchuckwally
Reviewed 5 April 2010

There are lots of Indian restaurants in Vancouver, but not too many Pakistani places. This is one of them. The food is good and full of flavor. The naan's are tandoori made and frankly are among the best in the city. Get the chicken tikka...More

5  Thank nwestern00
Little India / Punjabi Market
Little India has changed in recent years. While some
view it as a declining neighbourhood due to emigration
and competition, it is still the original site of the
Punjabi Market, and an epicentre for Indo-Canadian
culture. The many textile outlets along these blocks
boast endless swaths of colourful sari fabric, while
the local markets and food stalls waft the savory
scent of sugar and spice. Indian fast-pop breaks the
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US$5 - US$14
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fraser Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Little India / Punjabi Market
  • Neighbourhood: Little India / Punjabi Market
  • Phone Number: +1 604-324-6378
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