Best Indian Restaurants 2011

May 2, 2011


Vij's

1480 W. 11th Ave.
604-736-6664
Vijs.ca

Centuries hence, archaeologists digging in South Granville will find remnants of an epoch known as the Vij Empire—peculiar indentations in the earth as if dozens of people stood in long lines night after night for years. Yet again Vikram Vij and Meeru Dhalwala take not only top spot with Vij’s—“What they accomplish here on a nightly basis is nothing short of a culinary miracle,” gushed one judge—but Silver too, with the more casual Rangoli next door. Perennial bridesmaid Ashiana Tandoori was the city’s first great Indian restaurant when it opened 30 years ago and still nails the classics at its Kingsway location. Honourable Mentions to Chutney Villa (“fabulous dosas and idli”) and “unpretentious, grounded” Atithi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finalists for Best Indian Restaurants 2011

Rangoli
1488 W. 11th Ave.
604-736-5711
Vijsrangoli.ca
Ashiana Tandoori
1440 Kingsway
604-874-5060
Ashianatandoori.com
Chutney Villa
147 E. Broadway
604-872-2228
Chutneyvilla.com
Atithi
2445 Burrard St.
604-731-0221
Atithi.ca

 
Return to all Restaurant Awards 2011 results

Get the Newsletter

Own your city with Vancouver’s thrice-weekly scoop on the latest restaurant news, must-shop hotspots and can’t miss events. Rest assured your email is safe with us.