Looking to add a bit of extra heat to your summer? Try out these seven delicious, mouthwatering Indian restaurants in and around Victoria. Each of these eateries has something different and diverse to serve.
This local eatery serves flavourful and unique dishes, fresh bread, desserts, and drinks. Try their Bhatura, a type of fried bread that is both savoury and chewy and a perfect addition to any dish. As a bonus, order any main dish from Four Spice Indian Cuisine and receive a complimentary small portion of rice. If you're looking to have something sweet alongside your main meal, then try out Four Spice's rice pudding. This lightly sweetened dish is made with basmati rice, cooked in sweetened milk and topped with raisins. This restaurant also serves a selection of drinks, including their Masala Chai: a hot drink consisting of a mixture of black tea, milk, spices, and sugar (optional).
2637 Quadra St Four Spice Indian Cuisine
Mantra offers a unique culinary experience where the food traditions and spices of India are joined together to create some delectable dishes. At Mantra, you can discover dishes that hail from all across India, with unique flavour combinations and spices such as turmeric and red chilli that are known for their anti-inflammatory properties. Try out one of their star dishes, their Amritsari Kulcha: a crisp and soft leavened bread, stuffed with boiled and mashed potatoes and spices.
India is famous for its wildly flavourful dishes, savoury bread, and unique desserts. At Royal Spice Fine Indian Cuisine you will find dishes created from scratch, vegetarian-friendly meals, spices that not only taste good but are good for your overall health, and dairy products that are fermented and contain all sorts of healthy bacteria that work wonders for your gut health. You will never be short on choices at Royal Spice Fine Indian Cuisine where they serve dishes from savoury curries, salads, yoghurts (raita), bread, desserts, teas, drinks, and more.
Delicious, savoury, and filling dishes and more are what you can discover at Dosa Paragon. This restaurant specializes in dishes that are created in house with exotic flavours and aromas that offer you a glimpse into all the dishes South Indian Cuisine has to offer. With an expansive menu, Dosa Paragon is never an eatery short on meal choices. Try out their goat curry, a dish using goat meat cooked with traditional curry sauce. Ever heard of dosa? It is a dish originating from South India consisting of a thin pancake or crepe made from fermented batter. Dosa is usually served with lentils and rice. Try Dosa Paragon's menu of dosas including their cheesy masala dosa: rice crepe sprinkled with cheese and stuffed with potato masala.
This restaurant serves authentic Indian cuisine from all parts of the country. Their dishes range in flavours and spice, and their menu offers an array of food and drinks for their customers to choose from. This eatery’s name hails from the famous Taj Mahal in the city Agra, while the restaurant is inspired by the styles of Bollywood. Come and enjoy dishes from sweet desserts such as Gulab Jamun (deep-fried cottage cheese balls dipped in a sweet syrup) to savoury Punjabi classics such as Aloo Gobi (cauliflower, bell peppers, buttery potatoes in a mild masala mix).
This family-run eatery on Government Street offers a modern twist on Indian cuisine while creating dishes that are both creative and delicious in composition. Try out Varsha's Tiger Poutine; a combination of both Canadian and Indian flavours with masala and yam fries, topped with Varsha's house-made butter masala sauce, crispy pork belly, and sriracha mayo sauce. For a dish with a little West Coast flair, give Varsha's contemporary flavoured tandoori fish tacos a try, with fresh fish and the tantalizing spice combinations of India. Try out Varsha today where Canadian and Indian cuisine meet in perfect flavour harmony.
With colours, spices, and flavours of all kinds, Sizzling Tandoor ’s dishes are served with natural ingredients and crafted with care. This restaurant prides itself on preserving the culture and traditions of East Indian cuisine. Find this delightful eatery downtown, at Uptown, and in the Westshore Town Centre, and stop by between 3 and 6pm any day to get in on their happy hour deals. If you're looking to enjoy all the delights that Sizzling Tandoor has to offer from the comfort of your home then look for them on @skipthedishes, @doordash, and @ubereats for delivery.