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US$ 2 - US$ 5
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Indian, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 19 February 2020 via mobile

We had a great meal here - both opted for the Itihaas special thali which was reasonably priced and some of the best food we’ve had in India so far! A little more upmarket than many of the other cafes/restaurants in Varanasi with food to...match. Just a bit of a shame they haven’t improved the toilet facilities - definitely one where you’ll need your own toilet roll!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 5 February 2020

While working for a university program, we found ourselves often drawn to the delicious food and fun atmosphere of Itihaas. The folks who work got to know our group quite well over the course of three weeks, and we all celebrated our final night together...there. The food is incredible. Favorites include the hummus, the chana masala, and all desserts. Internet is reliable and the music and energy make all want to come in, relax, and connect with one another. It's definitely a traveler's hub, but there are lots of locals who come in and out of the place, as it's a locally owned business and the family is pretty special. If you're going to Varanasi, I'd highly recommend it!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 30 January 2020 via mobile

Had great lunch there. Staff is friendly, restaurant is clean. Really enjoyed the falafel and the noodles. I would definitely return.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 25 January 2020

Excellent food quality and nice behavior by staffs, close to assi ghat and reasonable price, small restaurant but clean and good ambience

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 14 January 2020

Excelent food, fresh and varied menu. We ate many times and it was always perfect. Great attention and service!! We definetly recommend this spot!!!!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 11 January 2020 via mobile

we ate 3 meals in this restaurant and all of them was great! we ate thalis, palak paneer, hummus platter. the masala chai is awesome and also the mango lassi. the service is excellent and everyone so friendly. for us definitly first adress in varanasi

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 5 December 2019 via mobile

We visited 2 times during this visit! Fresh cooked foods ... veg thalis is our most favourite! You need to wait atleast 20mins to food get cooked and served ! Worth to wait... One of the great restaurant on town 👍👍

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 3 December 2019

I highly recommend Itihaas as a great place to relax with friends, or on your own with a book, and enjoy some amazing food. Their menu is diverse, with something for everyone, and everything I have tried there has been delicious. I first discovered Itihaas...about 2 years ago, and loved the freshly prepared dishes and welcoming environment. I have just returned from a second Varanasi a few weeks back and made a point to go to Itihaas during my visit. It did not disappoint. A friend traveling with me mentioned "All roads lead to Itihaas!" Its true. It has a very convenient location in Assi Ghat, and it was the perfect place for us to rest after a long day of walking the ghats. The staff is warm and friendly and allowed us to stay as long as we wanted. There are also always interesting people dining there, so always a chance for some great conversation with other travelers or local people. I highly recommend Itihaas for its friendly atmosphere, delicious food, great staff and convenient location. 10 stars!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 25 November 2019 via mobile

I've bern several times to this restaurant and always enjoyed the food, its cleanliness and variety of selections. Their paneer , thali's and other indian dishes is superb . They also serve Mediterranean food as Falafel, hummus, labne, and special Israeli dishes that are as...a good as home. Had also spring rolls, Fresh Salads..that were great. I also heard that their Italian Pastas and Pizzas worth a bite. The owner is very welcoming and wonderfully nice.. I used to spend their few hours since it is a quite place ( not an easy thing to find in varanasi)- so I could read and relax having Chai or fresh wonderful mix fruite lassi. cannot recommend it highly enough… NamasteMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 13 November 2019

Omelette is taste good, and the chai is also worthy a try. The staff here is very warm-hearted. The name of the restaurant is actually means history, you can even see a painting of shiva ji riding a horse with his fort as the background....You should not miss the chance to eating here.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Itihaas Alley Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5