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Italian, Indian, Cafe, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 23 January 2021

Freshly cooked food. Amazing people. From biryani to parathas to litti choka, everything is prepared on the spot. The awesome conversation adds to the extra flavour with every meal. Funfact Do ask the owner about varanasi. I am sure all your information will be refined...😉More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 22 March 2020

This place was incredible. I came here 5 times during my week long stay in Varanasi and each time the food was fantastic. Plenty of veg/vegan options and a wide variety of different cuisines. Mahendar is the owner and cooks all the food himself, which...is made to order and completely fresh. Each time I felt very welcomed and I wound up spending a lot of time speaking with him & Dinesh (his friend and co-worker). The hospitality was unmatched which is partially why I kept coming back. They even helped me arrange transportation to the airport. Great restaurant and great staff! I look forward to visiting again in the future!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 18 February 2020 via mobile

We came here based on the excellent reviews but were disappointed. Both breakfasts were underwhelming. They were cold, unappealing and portion size was small (very small pancake compared to any Dosa place we’ve eaten). We won’t be coming back

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 9 December 2019 via mobile

Average food only location is good Daal was a average Service quality is also below average Sweets may good

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 5 December 2019

Disappointed, our food took a long time to cook and when we recieved it the curries and rice were cold. The curries weren't as good as other places we have eaten at in Varanasi

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 22 November 2019 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this cafe to anyone wondering how to escape the chaos and noise of the Varanasi streets. It is signposted so not difficult to find and once inside it's a quiet little oasis. The cafe itself is basically a room in the...family home - there's a choice of low seating with cushions or normal tables and chairs. The food is cooked to order and I really don't know how they managed to produce such a lot of amazing food given the limited kitchen facilities they had available. All the dishes we tried were excellent but I must mention the wonderful vegetable pakoras and chicken momos - just brilliant. This is a family run business and everyone is involved with mum cooking, dad overseeing and the children serving the food. We loved it here.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 17 October 2019

Ming garden restaurant near BHU is one of the best place in varanasi to explore for every Chinese food lover.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 21 September 2019

We visited few high ranked restaurants in Varanasi but this one is definitely the best of all. Recommend especially peas and cheese curry and alloo ghobi curry!!!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

This place is real retreat from the busy streets of Varanasi, the dining area is up some stairs where you pass by the kitchen were their homemade food is made. I had an excellent momo brunch, which I took with a lot of green pepper...sauce. Noticing that, the owner told me to come back for dinner so he could make me something real spicy. I did, and it was awesome. Just the right amount of spiciness for my taste! Also, the two little sons of the family are so helpful because they welcomed me and tried to take my order, seriously cute. All in all, go here to get some real good homemade Indian cuisine for a good price.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 September 2019

Very nice facility, but I thing if they will increase some chairs than they can cut off waiting customers. As well as they need to cut off their order waiting time.

Date of visit: September 2019
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  • Varanasi Cafe & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5