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About 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.

230, St-Paul Ouest
Montréal, QC H2Y 1Z9
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Indian

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(514) 845-5866

Website:
http://www.restaurantgandhi.com/

Public Transit:
Métro Place D'Armes / Place d'Armes Metro station

Private Party Facilities:
Please contact for information.

Private Party Contact:
Manager: (514) 845-5866

Restaurant Gandhi Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

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Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (9)
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Pre/post Theatre (6)
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Good for Groups (5)
Casual (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Special Occasion (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Excellent service combined with great food!

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 26, 2017

The food was very good and plentiful. The service was excellent courtious and attentive. If you like Indian food it is a keeper. Little pricey.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The good: The Naan and Bhuna Ghosht was delicious. The service staff was excellent.

The bad: The biryani, gulab jamun was terrible.

The ugly: The Tadka daal was disappointing especially since it is a staple bangaladeshi dish and the chef / owner is Bangali.

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·Dined on October 17, 2017

Was very nice. Indian music would have been more authentic.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Very nice & delicious!!! We enjoyed our meal a great deal :)

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 18, 2017

If you're a connoisseur of Indian food, forget this place! It's pretty bland for food that's supposed to packed with bold spices. We like spicy food and asked for it to be spicy-it was so mild. Not sure what happened there!

It took them about 15 minutes to take our order. Then, they got one of our dishes mixed up. And they were so late with delivering our roti that we had already eaten half of our meal.

Way overpriced for what you get. Skip this.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Gracious host and waiter excellent tandoori oven meats that were moist and tender and seasoned well. I asked for their homemade hot sauce that was terrific🌶🌶🌶
Relay enjoyed the vegetarian okra dish that was so fresh and well spiced.
Tasty yummy meal and elegant dining experience . Extremely enjoyable dining experience👍

Tags: Authentic
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 (Montreal)·Dined on September 9, 2017

9 sept 2017

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 4, 2017

We had dinner here twice during our stay in Montreal - food and service are great.

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·Dined on September 1, 2017

This was our first visit to Gandhi. The staff were very respectful and polite and had no hesitation in explaining and recommending dishes. The nans were absolutely good and well prepared. We ordered a Gandhi dish which included lamb kebab and tandoori chicken on fresh lettuce. We also ordered a vegetable Dansak. Some pieces of the lamb meat were a bit hard but still delicious. We had rice pouding for dessert but this was very sweet. Overall, we enjoyed the meal and would not hesitate in recommending it and go back. We were also sitting next to a group of very loud people who had too much to drink but they were celebrating someone's birthday which may explain their excitement but still no excuse for spoiling the atmosphere. The service and staff was commendable.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 18, 2017

The food was good but a touch prciely. the service was a little slow.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 18, 2017

The wait staff was very attentive and the ambience was pleasant and quiet enough for conversation.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Don't waste your time. Incredibly disappointing. We waited 25 minutes for a server. Food was very bland. I had to add salt to everything. Sorry. We wanted to like it but give it a 1 out of 10.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on August 15, 2017

The food here was good, not great. The butter chicken was nothing to write home about but the lamb curry was outstanding. As someone else wrote, the food seemed under-spiced and we kept adding salt. The wait staff was erratic. One fellow seemed furious about something and not the least bit friendly while the host in a suit was quite charming. The space is great, simple yet nicely done.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 15, 2017

Great food, excellent service. Highly recommend it.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Lovely people and delicious food. The service was fun and friendly. Lots of options in terms of meats, seafood, and vegetarian. They will adjust the spices to your taste. The samosas and special fried rices were wonderful as was the korma and eggplant dishes we had. We will return.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Western NC)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Wonderful food and service. We all had different dishes and all were outstanding. Both the servers and owner were very kind and helpful. Merci!!!!

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·Dined on August 11, 2017

The waiter was very helpful suggesting options for us. I'm a vegetarian with lactose intolerance so finding appropriate dishes is sometimes difficult. All the dishes were tasty. I've been twice and enjoyed both experiences.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New England)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Likely the best Indian food we have had world-wide! The Korma was excellent and the Sagwali was creative and amazing. The restaurant is very attractive. Our service was great until mid-way through the meal when our server disappeared. He appeared to be focused on the other room. Wish I could have given 5 stars. Hopefully we will get to try Ghandi another time.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Groups, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on August 6, 2017

Very slow service
over priced and average tasting food

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·Dined on August 5, 2017

Great food and attentive service (including a hot towel after your meal!). The food was high-quality and everyone in our party enjoyed their dish. The setting was also quite nice - great spot in Old Montreal, with lots of natural light. My only advice would be to allow plenty of time for your meal - the food came quickly, but it took a long time to get our check.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Vegan, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 3, 2017

Service was friedly and attentive and we felt serveurs and management were paying a warm smile both on our arrival and departure

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Healthy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Love love love the good here. In fact it's the best Indian food I've ever had... And that says a lot since I've eaten Indian food all over the world. It was quiet when we got there but as it got more crowded the noise level went way up. And the service dipped a bit. But neither of those would ever keep me away from coming back here. Another wonder thing, besides the amazing food, was the owner. I don't know his name but he came over and talked with us. In fact he also cleared tables, set tables and talked with all the guests. He showed such joy and pride in this wonderful restaurant. It's rare to see that. I'm just glad this place isn't near home..... Or I'd be putting on some serious weight!!😄

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·Dined on July 23, 2017

We really enjoyed the food at this restaurant. The lamb dishes were outstanding and food was authentic. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves indian cusine. Service was amazing and waiters were very attentive.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Montreal)·Dined on July 22, 2017

I have been happily enjoying this restaurant for 12 years, and consider myself extremely lucky to have found it. It has so many fine qualities ...

(1) For one thing, the food is exquisite. My meals there have always been superb . In fact, when I started to visit the Gandhi, the tastes I experienced were little short of a revelation.

(2) The staff are extremely welcoming and efficient. They simply couldn't offer better service. And they go the extra mile. For example, whenever they've become aware that our table is celebrating someone's birthday, they've gone out of their way to bring us an exquisite dessert with birthday candles.

(3) As the very name of the restaurant suggests, it brings its visitors into contact with many enriching aspects of India (e.g., fine Indian art, mounted Indian instruments, beautiful Indian music, and -- best of all -- wonderful people from India).

My sister adores Indian cuisine, and has eaten at many Indian restaurants in Canada and the USA. She has exceptionally high standards, yet this is her favourite Indian restaurant by far. Indeed, it is one of her favourite restaurants of any type. During her recent 11-day visit to Montreal, we had supper at the Gandhi multiple times.

In short, I couldn't recommend this restaurant more highly.

If you go without a reservation, the restaurant's popularity may mean that you'll encounter a queue of people waiting to be seated. If so, I think you'll find that the wait is well worth it.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Healthy, Authentic, Vegan, Romantic, Spicy, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, People Watching, Casual
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·Dined on July 19, 2017

The food was excellent and we enjoy the "ambiance" and decor. But the service was at the beginning a bit hustling. It became better after a while.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, People Watching, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List
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 (Montreal)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Service is absolutely impeccable. Good chicken butter, other meals are flavored and perfumed. First level of spiciness is very spicy, be careful with 3 peppers choices. Deserts are exotics but miss some chocolates and sugar.

Tags: Spicy, Good for Groups, Authentic
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 (Montreal)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Not as good as I thought. I found better indian food in Montréal.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Tres bon serveur!! Je n'ai pas pris son nom en note, mAis service tres courtois et sympathique!

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Montreal)·Dined on July 15, 2017

We had a very good dining experience at Ghandi Indian Restaurant. Reserved on line and were seated immediately on arrival. Service and food were good with usual dishes you would expect to find on menu. Waitstaff very helpful. Overall good experience would recommend.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on July 13, 2017

Gandhi is probably the best and most authentic cuisine in Montreal. I have never regretted any of my visits there. The food is consistently outstanding. They should strive for an ISO rating. It would be an easy catch. Go for the lamb bryani and lamb vindaloo. Both the regular and garlic Naans are musts for each visit. The wait staff are very attentive and pleasant.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Spicy, Great Beer
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 (Montreal)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Un restaurant très intéressant, à plusieurs points de vue. Le service est remarquable, la nourriture typique et excellente! On prend bien soin des clients.

Tags: Comfort Food, Spicy, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 8, 2017

The quality of the food was very good. We went there 2 nights in a row for dinner. But something to be awareof... the prices on Saturday evening is more expensive than Fri night.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on July 7, 2017

By far my favorite Indian cuisine in the city. Service is amazing and the food is to die for.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Spicy
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 (Toronto)·Dined on July 6, 2017

Bonne cuisine indienne et le personne est discret et très professionnel .

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Spicy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 4, 2017

My friends and I were interested in Indian cuisine while visiting Montreal from the states. The food was tasty, especially the lamb dishes, & a variety of curries. The service was very slow-so if you have a couple of hours to dine this place is fine. We had to ask for our bill multiple times! The place can be noisy.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Spicy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 3, 2017

Very disappointing. It took over an hour for our food. When it was served, it had virtually no flavor. No spice whatsoever. To compound matters, there seemed to be at least one screaming two year old at every table.

I love Indian food, and this place seemed to be popular with Indians, so the lack of flavor and spice was very surprising.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Waiter was rude and never served us for 2 hours.. just got appetizers.. when asked for main course said he gave us appetizers and we should not ask. That's after 2 hours.

HORRIBLE SERVICE!!! Zero management!!!

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 (Calgary)·Dined on July 2, 2017

For authentic Indian food and great service. It was friendly and accommodating since we made a last reservation on OpenTable. We highly recommend it as place to eat when in Montreal.

Tags: Seasonal, People Watching, Vegan, Spicy, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Fun
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 (Montreal)·Dined on June 26, 2017

it was amazing! the service is also really good!
Thanks you to Sandip, the server, he knows his job!
À la prochaine!

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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