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Shafali Restaurant

308 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E7, Canada
+1 613-789-9188
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (19 reviews)
“naan bread” (11 reviews)
“saag paneer” (6 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
308 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really good curry ,small Restaurant authentic tasty an intimate atmosphere yum !! We are from uk recommend this place Vindaloo was English spice and jalfrezi was awesome

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I wanted to love this restaurant but there were a few issues. Started with papadams which were good. Onion bahaji were most likely made in advance and kept "warm" kind of dry also. Butter chicken, sizzle plate were very good. The rice also was kept...More

Thank MontrealAj
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I found this place well worth visiting. The food is really nice and the atmosphere was good. The Indian appetizer plates are great to share. Entrees were tasty with a lot of nice options on the menu. Prices were sensible and restaurant is great for...More

Thank Princewell O
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

To start. The food is decent. Nice Indian food, well prepared and tasteful. The naan is a bit off and tasted surprisingly sweet (?). The part where this restaurant scores lower is the actual price. Appetizers for two is a single dish divided in half,...More

Thank P143HIstefanob
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Friday night booking, cozy table, Cheeta Beer and dinner for two. Butter Chicken and a lamb dish which was part of the dinner for two deal. Hot, flavourable and quick, oinion Baji was to die for. Service was perfect !!!

Thank jjames1961
Reviewed 24 February 2018

food was tasty but food only came with small bowl of rice to share between 3 people. Service was extremely slow and waiter was not very good. One table of 4 actually got and and left because of the slow service. Will not come back

Thank Brick H
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We stopped in here on a cold and snowy evening and had a terrific experience. The space is not large and nicely decorated. Service was attentive, friendly and professional. And the food - generous portions - had great depth of flavor. Especially like the chicken...More

Thank ottawatraveler_11
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with my boyfriend at the Byward Market location on a visit to Ottawa, and wow was it ever awesome! The service was superb, the atmosphere was cozy and romantic, and the food was absolutely wonderful. Highly recommend the chicken korma and samosas! We...More

Thank Syd_yelland
Reviewed 8 December 2017

A reasonable Indian spot close the "market" in downtown Ottawa. The single plates do not allow for substitutions. Service was middle of the road.

Thank Allan L
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Okay Indian food and restaurant interior was pleasant. It might have been an off night, but the food took forever to arrive. After 45 minutes (!) of waiting, we asked the waiter about the delay. He apologized but didn't offer any explanation. Fifteen minutes later,...More

Thank Naarden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-9188
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