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1051 40 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2K 0G2, Canada
+1 403-282-6444
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La Canada Flintridge, California
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As long as you are not a big eater and/or want a 'reclusive meal' this little restaurant is just fine. But, as others have mentioned, portions are small and the relatively low ceiling means voices carry. Best was the naan and the chai.

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Thank ABCalifornia_dreamer
Calgary, Canada
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

As many have mentioned, this place has excellent food, but very limited seating. Invariably, if there are more than 3 tables of diners, the service falls off badly, as there is only limited staff. The take-out option is the best, and if you know what you're ordering, you won't be disappointed. Always excellent food!

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Thank Dawn R
Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My German husband and I tried Puspa after it was highly recommended by a neighbour. Although we aren't experienced in visiting Indian restaurants, we certainly know how to find our way around eating establishments so we, I, was a bit disconcened by our waiter's behaviour; he did not address me, look at me, or make eye contact. He even asked... More 

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Thank Wendy K
Calgary, Canada
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We've been wanting to try this place for years - finally got take out. We ordered butter chicken, lamb curry, chicken vindaloo. When we got the food, we actually had to ask our server - "is this ALL three items? Is that it?" The portions were so small - everything fit into sauce/soup containers (for comparison, a small soup in... More 

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Thank WorldWonderWanderer
Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to Puspa with my family for more than 20 years and each visit is more delicious than the last. Lunch combos are excellent value for money and there are many delicious options for dinner as well! My favorite is the sag aloo bhaji.

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Thank Catcetera
Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2016

My co-workers and I love trying out new restaurants. We were very excited to give Puspa Restaurant a try. We ordered the Butter Chicken Lunch Box which did not include naan. For what we received in quantity, it should have been half the price for the Lunch Box. We will not be returning.

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Thank Mike B
Paso Robles, California
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Went there with some friends after a long day of golfing and everybody wanted some Indian food..One guy had eaten here before and liked it...About a 15 minute ride from downtown hotel..Not very fancy in a strip mall we got the prix fixed dinner and thought it was a good deal...menu was large with a lot of choices....

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Thank Burt B
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Love the Indian food here. My favourite dishes are the Butter Chicken and Kashmiri Chicken Curry. Been going here for years. Usually get takeout because the room is pretty small -- and service before has been hit or miss.

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Thank Dave M
Wisconsin
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015

I don't have a great deal of experience with Indian food so when I was invited to dinner, I was a little nervous. The food was terrific! We had butter chicken, beef korma and sag aloo bhaji. The bhaji was a potato dish with onions and spinach. To die for! Very tiny place so you might have to wait or... More 

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Thank Irishgal121212
Calgary, Canada
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

I don't have a lot to say about this place as I am no expert in East Indian Cuisine however we thought the food was very tasty. We previously heard that the service can be really hit or miss however the night we went they did a great job. Regular subtle rotations to our table ensuring we always had our... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1051 40 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2K 0G2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-282-6444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?