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Kochin Kitchen

271 Dalhousie St | Corner of Dalhousie Street and Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E5, Canada
+1 613-562-4461
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“masala dosa” (13 reviews)
“butter chicken” (21 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
271 Dalhousie St | Corner of Dalhousie Street and Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for some authenic South Indian food. Very good service and our waiter was really friendly and gave us good suggestions on what to eat. We also requested it not to be too spicy and the food was made just the way we wanted...More

1  Thank 150wilfredb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a lot of eating options in the Byward Market but this restaurant is by far one of the best available. Young, enthusiastic staff who cater but do not hover; they explained which dishes were spicy and the ingredients used. For vegetarians there is...More

2  Thank NadiaHVal_des_Monts
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I reserved a table at Kochin Kitchen based on the high ranking for Indian food and it was located in the Byward Market area where I was looking to eat last Friday night. The table was exactly what I had hoped for, a nice quiet...More

1  Thank ColinH71
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Took my extended family here for dinner, also to expose them to South Indian cuisine which is quite different from the (North) Indian food we usually get served when going to an Indian restaurant. Many people may not even know what South Indian food is...More

1  Thank Barnskybeat
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Great dining experience! Super attentive staff, we followed their recommendations and they did not disappoint. Lamb Chettinaadu and Butter Chicken were divine. Oh but the best part was the freshly made naan bread. Don't miss it! We will be back. Portions appeared small but we...More

3  Thank fauxhawk
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The most authentic indian food along with the most humble and attentive staff ... ur glass will nevr run out of water until u r in this restaurant... all the cravings for good authentic food are fulfilled.. excellent staff excellent service... cant wait to visit...More

1  Thank Gaurav K
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I was very much impressed by this restaurant, wonderful hospitality, clean n tidy. Buffet spread was good. I loved the butter chicken... Friendly staff. Would love to visit again...

1  Thank Prasanna N
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We recently hosted a birthday lunch (buffet) at this amazing place, and found it to be an excellent decision. The staff is very caring and amazing, not only were we given a private place for the party but were also helped by the staff with...More

1  Thank Kamran B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We had a delicious meal at the Kochin Kitchen. The flavours were excellent and the serving sizes generous. Favourites included the Neelagiri Mushroom dish, Kodanadu Chicken and Egg Mappas. The service was attentive and the prices fair.

1  Thank htravelbug
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Been in Ottawa for 15 days and me n my wife were craving for some real Indian food after trying out some so called Indian places. In Kochin kitchen, you wont feel you are in Ottawa, unless you step out in the chilly weather. The...More

3  Thank MScci
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Danielle D
27 May 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
for a small group yes.
3 January 2017|
Response from Arash H | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. It's an Indian restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Dalhousie St | Corner of Dalhousie Street and Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-562-4461
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