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The Mantra Fine Indian Cuisine

3480 Tillicum Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8Z 4H3, Canada
+1 250-388-4655
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good24%
  • Average22%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
5 days ago
“Best Indian food in town”
5 days ago
“Missed the buffet but not the great tastes!”
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5:00 PM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
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3480 Tillicum Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8Z 4H3, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been meaning to try this restaurant since it opened and finally had the chance to visit with my husband. We chose this location as there is lots of parking available. The star attraction was the fresh and flavourful food and low prices. Everything we...More

Thank sixtysix66_66_66
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We travelled to Victoria on a day trip to visit the Royal BC Museum a few blocks from this restaurant. We had hoped to have the buffet lunch but got engrossed in the Museum and opted for an early supper. We ordered a Tandoori platter...More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We went up to fort street where masala bites used to be , I think its same owner and we really loved the food and young server Tej was recommending dishes smiling and we had enough food as though as we loved the food ,my...More

Thank vikasoberoi123
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing value, authentic taste. Love the taste, so keep coming every week. Must try for vegetarians includes appetizers like Tandoori Paneer, Gobi Manchurian, Tomato soup and Samosa chaat. My favourite main course items are Shahi Paneer, Paneer lababdar, paneer tikka masala with Butter naan and...More

1  Thank Karan P
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This place rocks. New owners who know how to make the best indian food. The wait staff is helpful, the presentation (I had chicken on a hot plate)... so hot, nice, and LARGE portions... I have been 3 times.. which is my sign that I...More

Thank KL-Traveller-2012
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed going to the old restaurant at this location for many years, and was sad when it was closed. But the replacement is even better. Updated interior is bright and modern, and you can watch the chef cook in a large open station. I've...More

Thank Lori V
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Authentic Indian food satisfies the taste buds. Portion sizes are good. Naan or rice included with each dish. Only con was couple of flies causing avoidable irritation. Owner should pay attention!

Thank Kbhathal
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I came for the lunch buffet with friends and the food was good varied and delicious. The naan was good the chai was good and I thought great Victoria finally has a decent India restaurant. So I took another friend to Mantra for dinner. The...More

Thank Canadiantravelwiter
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Been to all the indian restaurants around town and decided to give this place a try. Under new management and new name. Great meal - best and most flavourful tikka masala I've ever had. Served over a flame. Better than what I make at home...More

Thank Sarge13
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We always had a fondness for this place when it was Sabri but I'll admit that the food was not always great, as noted by some reviewers on here. Still, it was one of our go-to comfort food restaurants and we were surprised when we...More

Thank RosemarieP
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3480 Tillicum Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8Z 4H3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-388-4655
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