Dawett Fine Indian Cuisine

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CAN$30 and under
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Indian
Authentic Indian Cuisine
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.5
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4.4
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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very good food and waiter was awesome

OT
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food. Especially the Butter Chicken

MS
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always delicious, always great service, love the decor!

G
Edmonton
10 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My husband and I lunched at Dawett Fine Indian Cuisine. We had the Lamb Vindaloo. We selected medium hot spiciness. The food was beautifully presented and delicious. The service was swift and unobtrusive. We ate late so the restaurant was quiet. Really liked the layout and decor. Highly recommend this restaurant.

j
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

I think your portions of meat are too small but the experience was lovely and food delicious.

CM
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Fantastic as always. Great food and great service!

JH
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Very good food ..... Lots of choice for both vegetarians and meat eaters

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall4Food3Service1Ambience3

Told first thing to order quickly since kitchen would close at 9:15. No mention of thatbon website which says open till 10:00. We chose not to eat and left.

E
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Lovely restaurant. Highly recommend. Clean, comfortable, helpful courteous staff.

L
Vancouver
11 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always we had a wonderful meal and great service

F
Calgary
43 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall2Food2Service1Ambience4

I have ate here on a few other visits and the food was fine.

This time however food was bad and service was worse. The calamari came out like warm, paneer was the same and the butter chicken was tough.

There was only one other table in the restaurant and we barely saw our waitress and when we did it felt like we were putting her out.

I will not be back due to the experience.

HS
Vancouver
25 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome meal again at Dawett Fine Indian Cuisine. This isn't just the best Indian food in Kelowna, it's also one the best restaurants, regardless of cuisine.

If you haven't eaten here, you are missing out!

CM
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Have always loved Dawetts! Food is excellent every time and service is second to none without being ostentatious.

OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Nice change of pace from North American food. Stepping outside our comfort zone we tried the lamb combo and the chicken ( ginger curry cumin -heat level 3). We loved the spices in the chicken -not so much the lamb.
The Indian version of what constitutes a salad ( very basic) came as a surprise. The vegetable samosas were very good.
When we go again we will try something different on the menu just to stretch our taste buds.

A
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Always excellent service and food here. We sat on the upstairs terrace and it was quiet and we had great weather, so why not? Just us up there until we were almost done our meal. The patio could use a little more charm, but the food and service is our main draw to this restaurant.

BW
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall3Food5Service1Ambience3

Food is very good, service was the worst I have ever experienced. Sat at the table for 20 minutes without water, let alone having someone come take my order

TM
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Dishes Were Delicious..The Service Was Exceptional..The Indian Art Was Amazing..
A+ All Aroundxx

b
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall4Food5Service2Ambience4

Love the food here and usually all is satisfactory. However, after our meal we were going to order after dinner drinks but our waitress was nowhere to be found. After approx 15 minutes, we asked another waitress is she could locate our waitress. Finally, our waitress appeared but by that time it was too late to order our drinks. So, we lost out and so did Dawett.

BB
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Great food! Price was good and the atmosphere was intimate.

R
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and pleasant atmosphere

l
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Enjoyed New Year’s Eve dinner out st this great find. The food was great and the servers were knowledgeable and friendly. We were from out of town and really lucked out on this gem. Totally recommend.

L
Vancouver
11 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We were a party of 11. Which is not easy on the wait staff and the kitchen. They all did a wonderful job. It was a fun evening

MM
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I picked this place for celiac friendly foods, and was very happy.

L
Vancouver
11 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always at this restaurant. The food was very good.

OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Always good food and service

HE
Vancouver
59 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

This was the first time I've held a business meeting over lunch at Dawetts. I recommend it now both for great dinners and business lunches.

BR
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Dawett is one of my very favourite restaurants in town. It was my husband and my first date and the place we had our wedding rehearsal dinner. The manager/owner knows us by name and always makes sure we are enjoying ourselves. The staff is wonderful and very prompt. The food is unbelievable as is the rice and fresh naan bread. The menu is very large with a huge variety of different dishes. We will always be regulars at Dawett - I cant say enough good things!

TL
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience5

Love this place. Wish I could go more often. By far the best Indian restaurant in Kelowna if not the best overall restaurant.

OT
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience4

Had to wait over an hour before food arrived. Our order was lost in the line up. Had another event to attend so took away the pleasure of a leisurely dinning experience.

m
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall3Food5Service1Ambience3

Dawett is without a doubt my favourite restaurant in Kelowna. The food is exceptional, always hot and fresh and so full of flavour. I’ve never had a meal there that hasn’t been rave-worthy. However, I literally cringe when I walk in and see that the male server (I think there is only one) is going to be serving my table. He is intrusive and so incredibly pushy about up-selling - extra drinks, more expensive dishes instead of less expensive, etc. I don’t mind being given suggestions but he makes me so uncomfortable that I think if I saw he was my server again I would leave and come back later. This meal was like all the others - absolutely delicious. We had the fish tikka, which came with big perfectly cooked chunks of fish, and the eggplant bhartha, which was among the best I’ve ever had. Our server was pushy about one of our guests ordering more beer, pushy about us ordering the vegetable biriyani instead of the plain rice we asked for, and rude when the other guests declined drinks other than water. He then ignored us for the rest of the meal, not bringing water by or asking how things were. Please please sort out your service issues and I would eat here everyday!!!

F
Vancouver
33 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

The food seems different since the last time we were there in February. Chicken more fatty. Not as nice quality.

RK
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Very tasty, nicely spiced but not too hot. We had the butter chicken, onion kulcha naan, a lamb dish and fish vindaloo as well as a tandoori mixed grill. Everything was top class, my son took home the remains with the some extra naan, he said it was still delicious the next day for breakfast.

ST
Calgary
10 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Fabulously flavoured Indian food well prepared and executed. Naan was extra special. Well balanced to your heat level.

M
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience3

My friend and I were so excited to try Dawett as we love Indian food. The veggie pakoras were decent but all different temperatures, the garlic and basil naan was crunchy and the basil was clearly out of a dried shaker. The chicken in the tikka masala had little shards of bone and chunks cartilage in it. Completely turned us off.

I was disappointed and won’t be going back.

W
Denver
15 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food (esp Tandoori), service and atmosphere. Loved it.

x
Galway
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Restaurant didn’t register the open table reservation. We got the best table in the restaurant anyway. I always enjoyed the meals there, but that night, the appetizers (veggie pakora) were a little dry and mealy in texture.

BC
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Food was outstanding, we will recommend dining here to our friends
Simply delicious!

B
Vancouver
50 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Just dinner with friends.

SW
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

The food was fine. The butter chicken tasted odd though. The service wasn’t great but to be fair I think they were short of staff because it was a holiday.

OT
Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2018
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Excellent food. We always visit when we come to Kelowna!