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Etoile des Indes - Star of India

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1806 St. Catherine West, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1M1, Canada
+1 514-932-8330
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I really liked this restaurant. I was walking on Ste-Catherine and i saw lots of customers inside..went there to try it was really good to my taste. Butter chicken is not the usual its a bit on the sweet side but im sure u can ask to have it more hot. We ordered a vegetarian potato and mint plate which... More 

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Thank Mirna S
Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

1) one of the dirtiest restaurants I have ever visited in any category. The men's bathroom has mothballs for air fresheners. There is a nice Indian statue on top of the door with a nice layer of dust on it. 2) we had the special #1 for 2 that included butter chicken and lamp. The lamb didn't taste like anything.... More 

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Thank BizTourist
Montreal
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

What can I say. I've been a regular of Star of india since 1995. I'm a caucasian that loves indian food, and try a lot of different indian restaurants, but just keep coming back at Star of India... :). The decor is so-so, but the food is fabulous, whether you like it mild or spicy, and the staff is *always*... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Star of India is one of the 3 very good Indian restaurants on Sherbrooke W. street. The food is plentiful and tasty. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank chobden57
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best Indian food I had ever had. The butter chicken is amazing and the vindaloo had some heat to it . The naan was fresh and delicious. The service is great. I recommend it to everyone and they all enjoyed it. If you want to have Indian food, this is a must!

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Thank Abia C
Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We went to the to the one on Sherbrooke St west in NDG, I don't know about the other location but the food was excellent the price is very good very nice ambiance and great service.

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Thank DantheJet1
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I remember being there almost six years ago. Loved it, but i live in the east end of Mtl and hate having to search for a parking spot down town.... We've been to Etoile des Indes this past week, my husband and I, plus both our moms ( the moms are pickier than we both are with food) : we... More 

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Thank SarrahSana
Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

In the middle of all the cheap student fast foods around Concordia and the all you can eat sushis, you will find this well hidden Indian gem. It is the best butter chicken on a budget. cheap house wine and fantastic combos to share including the appetizers and desserts. Highly recommend!

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Thank gcourcy
Montreal, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I ordered for delivery ..and they charged me much more than the prices on their website ..I eat Indian food very often in Montreal and this was the worst one by far ..very poor quality ...I will never order from them again ..

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Thank Onno A
Markham, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I frequent the sister restaurant on Sherbrooke street and have been doing so for many years ....I know the owners serves and the menu well .,,no complaints ..all is great !!!

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 14
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1806 St. Catherine West, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-932-8330

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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