Restaurant Gandhi
Restaurant Gandhi

Restaurant Gandhi

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.restaurantgandhi.com/
  • Phone: (514) 845-5866
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact for information.
  • Private Party Contact: Manager 514-845-5866

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Métro Place D'Armes / Place d'Armes Metro station
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Restaurant Gandhi
Situé dans le quartier historique du Vieux-Montréal, le Restaurant Gandhi vous invite à faire un voyage dans l'est de l'Inde le temps d'un repas. Dégustez-y une cuisine indienne, doucement parfumée ou plutôt épicée, agrémentée à la Bangladesh. / Located in the historic Old Montreal, Restaurant Gandhi will transport you to eastern India with one meal. Enjoy delicately flavoured or full-blown spicy Bandladesh-style Indian cuisine.
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Restaurant Gandhi reviews from OpenTable diners
52 reviews since July 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (24)good for groups (19)romantic (19)neighborhood gem (18)special occasion (16)great for lunch (11)late-night find (5)kid-friendly (4)great for outdoor dining (4)hot spot (3)notable wine list (3)scenic view (2)Show More
  • Very good food !
    SophiaVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    The shrimp puree and the onion are so good and the service is impeccable. We love it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Very good
    sophiabonny88
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We have been there many times and each time is a great experience. We brought friends on saturday, and they also were impress on the quality of food. We will return. :-)
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our favourite restaurant
    DaveandJane
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Gandhi is our go-to restaurant for special occassions. The food is exceptional, the service is great, and the ambiance is lovely. Couldn't wish for a better place to recommend to anyone looking for a great dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Throughly enjoyable return visit
    crazymog
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    Have been to Gandi's on multiple occasions before and it was unusually quiet. However, in the nice cosy restaurant the service was great as always, and the food absolutely great. This is my favourite indian restaurant in/around Old Montreal. With the mixed starter platter, and garlic chilli chicken and sides, all hot, delicious and clearly fresh. The chillies were really hot though.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice evening with my family!
    Katia
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Went to Gandhi with my family this past satruday and we had a great meal with great service! It's also very well placed in the Old Port of Montreal for a possibility to go out afterwards. The restarant is not to crowded which makes it very pleasurable! I definitly recommend Gandhi!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • foodaficionad0VIP
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Unfortunately the service is slow however the food is excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Decent but not impressive
    Foodietootie
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We we wandering through Old Montreal and came here. The service is excellent, the restaurant is spotless and the food was decent. I have tried Indian restaurants all over the world and this is a decent take of standard recurring items. I had Chicken Tikka Marsala and my dining companion had Bass in Spicy Curry. Both meals were tasty but did not leave a lingering impression. In a city dedicated to foodies, I would put this as an "we could always go to Ghandi if we cannot get into (x)" type of restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Maybe weekends are better here...
    MizJanieVIP
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Was in on a Monday when many properties in Montreal were closed but still it was quiet and the service was a tad bit slow. Sadly though, the main reason for the 3 stars was that the dishes were fairly bland compared to Indian in Dallas or London.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food, pleasant atmosphere.
    Rene44
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    It is very difficult for us to find a restaurant which will accommodate our special vegan diet. This is one of the best we found in Montreal. The food was wonderfully cooked and presented, and the service was just fine.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • harlem
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Nous avons bien apprécié la nourriture. La cuisine est raffinée. Cependant, les portions sont très petites pour le prix. Il serait adéquat d'augmenter les portions. Lorsque nous y étions, le resto s'est rempli et les serveurs ne fournissaient pas. Nous avons eu nos plats mais il en manquait un et il est arrivé trop tard. Nous avions demandé des verres d'eau et nous les avons eu qu'à la fin du repas. Décidément, ils n'étaient pas préparés pour recevoir tous ces gens. Les serveurs étaient affairés, trop occupés pour prendre soin de nous.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved the food
    davidl
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We lived in the UK for several years and found it hard to find food equivalent to the taste and quality here in Montreal. It is a bit more expensive but the food is excellent and the attentiveness of the staff also great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Indian feast
    foodaficionad0VIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    We have been going to Gandhi for several years now and we have never been disappointed. They offer a mix of very good Service, Food and value. Well worth a try!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 1cookatlarge
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Great food, full of flavour but not overpowering. Great service, informative and knowledgeable. Right in the heart of Old Montreal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We !ove Gandhi's!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    We lové Gandhi, food has been consistent over the years, we love flavour and they offer it. Good service, we even had Indian white wine which was surprisingly good. This restaurant has become part of our visit to Montreal each time we visit.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Le meilleur indien à Montréal
    Poporo
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Pas le premier repas à cet endroit et pas le dernier car c'est toujours un plaisir d'y retourner autant le midi que le soir. Service efficace et plats très savoureux. Toujours le choix entre les mets peu épicés ou très épicés. Cet endroit présente un excellent rapport qualité-prix.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome shrimp madras
    sambrVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Gandhi is a terrific Indian restaurant in Old Montreal and I've been going there for a number of years. The food is always excellent and I adore their shrimp madras which is quite spicy and perfect and their butter chicken is sweet and delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • bon mais sans plus
    patr
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Nous avons trouvé que la place était super bien entretenu, par contre tr`s cher pour ce que c,est ( un demi poulet tandori sans aucun accompagnement 20$) La nourriture est bonne mais pas excellente. Et le service laisse à désirer, pour un resto où l'on doit mettre une serviette de table sur nos genoux je m'attends à un service de qualité et non un où le serveur est trop friendly et nous tutois à tour de bras, et surtout oublie des partie de commandes....
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful evening
    Chris
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    The food was delicious, the service was very friendly and even helped us out with some addresses. We had a very nice evening. Definitely a recommendation!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot, Incredible Find
    IndianMTL
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We thought it would be appropriate to have supper at an indian Restaurant after viewing THE 100-FOOT JOURNEY which BTW is an incredible movie. The food was simply succulent and the atmosphere superb! A fantastic location and amazing staff. We have had indian in many different restaurants in Montreal as well as at various locations in the UK over the years and Gandhi is one of the best we've had. Thanks for the great evening and we're looking forward to our next visit.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    Quebecfan
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We have eaten at Ghandi on two visits to Montreal and have enjoyed it both times. The food is full of flavor and the service is excellent. We will go back on our next trip.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    I have been there many times and it,s always very good and the service is excellent. If you like great Indien food you won't be desapointed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • adicov
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    nice place, very tasty food. maybe on the pricy side, as there are many Indian restaurants in the vicinity with 10-20% lower prices.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Who'd a thot!!
    FussyFoodie
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    The Restaurant Gandhi is tucked away in a little corner of Old Montreal. It dosn't shout out its presence for all to hear. I am glad for that because when more people hear about this place, its going to be very difficult to make a spontaneous decision to eat there any evening. The food is outstanding. At my last visit, we were a party of seven. Looks like the Gandhi now has six more loyal patrons. Start off with the Muligatawny soup (ask for a bit of pepper in it). Follow up with the lamb bryani as well as the lamb vindaloo (spicy) to go with it. Garlic Naan is also great with the vindaloo. Oh crikey!! my mouth is watering already. Looks like I will have to take a drive this evening. Remember, don't tell anyone about the Gandhi.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beebee
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Every aspect of our experience was great ! The checken tendery is kook in argile oven which makes it more delicious and not all Indian restaurant cook it this way !
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 28 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 25, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 243 reviews are from the Restaurant Gandhi reviews archive.
  • authentic Indian food
    foodiegoodie
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The food was excellent! We were served with sesame crisp and 3 dipping sauce when we were first seated. The dipping sauce was really tasty! We ordered lamp curry and chicken masala paired with both rice and nan bread. Everything was delicious and the service was wonderful! Will likely to visit again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Skip it
    Sonny
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Had 9pm reservation. Got seated at 9:35!!! Why book a reservation. Food was ok...seasoning obviously toned down. Kinda blah! Our waiter was ver nice
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Gandhi was wonderful
    JMF1
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    We ate at Gandhi restaurant several times while in Montreal. The first time, one of our group asked for a special menu item that she had seen at other restaurants. The chef agreed to make this special item for her, which thrilled her to death. The service was top-notch and friendly. The food was excellent, with the level of spice that we ordered. The dessert ice cream with pistachios and mango was also wonderful.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Where are the spices? It is nice to cater to the average guest but if you want something genuine, you better go somewhere else. You will find no Indians eating there. On the other hand , the service is the best I have seen in an Indian restaurant in Montreal.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • gatineau883
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    excellent restaurant nous l'avons découvert cet hiver, et sommes retourné avec nos enfants apres le spectacle cirque du soleil. saveurs excellentes, et pouding aux riz exquis. Merci
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everything good except food
    Shashank
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Disclaimer - I am an Indian & thus very critical of Indian food. We were in Montreal during Formula One in June '14 & visited Gandhi after reading some online reviews about it. I went with 2 other Indian friends & we ordered a variety of items - appetizers, curry, lamb, chicken, matar paneer, biryani etc. Everything that we ordered was a disappointment. The flavor just wasn't there & overall the food was very bland. My friends shared my opinion. The food may be okay for someone who new to Indian food, who wants to try it for the first time, without being overwhelmed with the aroma/spices. On the plus side, the service was good and being in Old Montreal, the location is pretty good. The ambiance was fine dining, which is also appreciated.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, late-night find
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food
    whit
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Enjoyed our dining experienced very much. Service was quiet and respectful. Would be happy to come again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great spot
    BobNH
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Nice location in old montreal. The service was good. The food was good, but definitely lacking kick. If you are looking for spicy, you will probably have to ask to add some heat.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • succulaet et sympathique
    algosca
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Nous adorons ce restaurant en raison de son décor sobre et de bon goût, son service chaleureux et surtout de la succulente nourriture qu'on y sert. Bon le mdi, le soir, la semaine comme la fin de semaine.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Chic et très bon
    cari
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Très bon restaurant indien. Ambiance chic et agréable. Un peu cher pour un restaurant indien mais la qualité des plats est également au dessus de la moyenne.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Celebrating a special birthday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/12/2014
    There were 6 of us in the group and one of the group was celebrating being 60. We had a great meal with great food and left to be able to exchange gifts and make the evening very special.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Montreal's top Indo food
    Shoe
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Absolutely lovely location, great multi-lingual staff (English, French, Bengali, Hindi) and OUTSTANDING FOOD. Their Peshwari naan is hands-down the best in Montreal and rivals the great Indian restaurant quality of London, UK. The rest is on par with home-cooked delicacies prepared in the finest gourmet house of India. Bengali food at the peak of its powers!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • sublime poulet au beurre
    billy1407
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Ma soeur et moi adorons faire un détour dans le vieux montréal pour s'arrêter manger chez Gandhi, car ils offrent le meilleur poulet au beurre! c'est toujours aussi succulent! Le pain nan qui accompagne le repas est également trop savoureux!! Le service à ce restaurant est hors pair. Bref ca vaut le déplacement et on est toujours satisfaites.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Hot Spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic!
    Allyd
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Beautiful romantic, restaurant. Service was impeccable and food was best I've had since leaving Scotland. Will be back! We go to montreal once a year on our anniversary and this is the first restaurant that has not disappointed me. Would highly recommend to friends and family.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Super bon! Service impeccable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    Super bon! Service impeccable par Said! Ça vaut la peine de l'essayer!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This restaurant is amazing-best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    This restaurant is amazing-best Indian food in montreal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate