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Dhaba Express

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8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
444-4411
Today
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 20:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard a lot about this place. It looks pretty grim from the outside as it is in strip mall. Don't let that stop you from going in, the food was fantastic and fresh. We will go again soon.

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Thank PABSCanada
Halifax, Canada
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123 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here a few times out of convenience. The food is okay. They use way too much oil and salt. If you mention anything about their food they say that they have been voted the best Indian food by a local paper for a few years so its probably not their food that is the problem. Their biggest... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Was working in Bayers Lake and a colleague recommended. Several of us went for lunch. It was well-appointed and service was quick, considering it was lunchtime. Had the Meat Thali, which was good. A little pricey for lunch, but I would go again given the chance.

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Thank denisepeters
Halifax, Canada
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130 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

I don't live in the are, but I've heard so many good reviews, I had to find an excuse to try it. We weren't disappointed. Started with vegetarian samosas. Small, but less batter and not as long in the fryer. Healthier and very tasty. A bit hot I couldn't wait to let it cool off and burnt the roof of... More 

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Thank P W
Halifax, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A friend invited me to check out this restaurant which is hidden in the Cetre of Bayers Lake Industrial Park. It took me a while to find it. Parking was a challenge as I got there around lunch time. Not sure what it is like during dinner time. But you know what, I will let you know because I do... More 

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Thank sillk007
Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The food here is consistently wonderful. The lunch specials are great. The Saturday and Sunday buffets vary from week to week and are all the best. There is now a dessert section a few doors down and it's also wonderful.

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Thank pensi
Halifax, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Great little spot with delicious food. Good selection and knowledgeable servers. I've only ever had lunch here, but always enjoyed it.

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Thank Roddy_Halifax
Calgary,Alberta
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Have been here several times in last 4 years due to lack of choices for Indian food in Halifax but they are not great. Other places are much better. Probably rated high by Caucasians but not Indians persay.

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Thank Nikibaba
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

A great atmosphere in a cosy restaurant. Excellent food and very friendly helpful staff. This was our first visit here although we had had takeaway before and it certainly did not disappoint. The food was top quality and very quick to arrive. I would highly recommend eating here.

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Thank Paul W
Moncton, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This place had become a stop for us when visiting Halifax. Normally, we get takeout but this time we dined in. We were not disappointed. Today they had a buffet and the food was amazing. The staff is extremely nice, friendly and helpful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: 444-4411

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