Submitted Saturday, September 26, 2009 - 1:14am [Dine in]
Garden City Kabob is located in the strip mall at the corner of blundell and Garden city. It is a small place, with maybe 5-6 tables. The food looks perisan but is actually Afghan.
We ordered the roast lamb, prawn souvlaki, chicken donair and a chicken kabob wrap. The souvlaki and lamb came with rice, potato, greek salad, pita and tzaktziki. The lamb was tender and juicy with a little bit of tasty gravy with it, the prawns were grilled to perfection. The chicken meat in the donair was wonderfully flavoured...definitely not like the bland stuff you get at most non-lebanese and non-syrian joints.. The chicken kababs were grilled and seasoned perfectly as well.
We ordered takeout and our meal was ready in 10 minutes. On the whole it was an enjoyable and affordable meal...would definitely return for more..
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Submitted Tuesday, June 2, 2009 - 12:39pm [Dine in]
Pajo's was closed to so we tried daves. We got seated immedieatly and ordered. I had the halibut, wife the popcornshrimp. Place was very greasy and quite diry. Couple of flies lounging about. Wifes shrimp seemed to be the frozen variety, my fish was bland and greasy. The fries were not that great either. The portions were generous.
Will probably not go here again. BTW they do have an all you can eat thing goin on mondays I think
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Submitted Tuesday, June 2, 2009 - 12:32pm [Dine in]
Chaat refers to a collection of dishes which are popular street snacks in India/Pakistan. Chaat dishes usually consist of potatoes, chickpeas, lentils, crispy toppings, chutneys and raitas. Usually a sweet and sour flavor persists along with a little bit of heat.
Sachdeva sweets has in my opinion the best tasting chaat in the lower mainland, I have tried the stuff on 128 st, main st and richmond... and none of them come even close. The difference is the freshness of the ingredients, these guys prepare everything fresh.
Dishes to try:
-Gol guppe: Tiny crispy pockets of dough, which you fill with a chickpea & potato mix along with some chutney. The guppe melt in your mouth
-Chana chaat: Spicy chicpea and lentil dish, served with tomatoes, cilantro and onions along with chutney
Havent really tried any of their other dishes yet.
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Submitted Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 2:57pm [Dine in]
We had been looking for a good place to have some authentic dosas in surrey...and now we have found one!!. This place is pure vegetarian so you know the food will be as close to authentic south indian as possible. Its location is a bit out there for most folks, but for surrey residents it should be easy to get to. The funishings/decor is pretty decent, there is a heavy smell of oil once inside ( probably something they should fix, althoug understandable given the amount of frying taking place ).
We were promptly handed out menus and glasses of water. There is quite a bit to chose from, we ordered the Mysore Dosa and a special that they had called Thiillai vada or something like that. The dosa came out really crispy and the accompaniying sauces and sambar (a kind of lentil soup) were excellent, the other entree resembled potato pancakes and was also really good. For desert we ordered the only south indian item they had, a kind of vermicilli and milk concoction with dry fruits, it was quite refreshing but a bit pricey.
Service was a bit slow with us waiting to get our water refilled for a while, although the place was quite busy. The best part about the food was that it wasnt greasy and the smell of coconut oil did not heavily weigh down all the flavours...
Definitely will be back...
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Submitted Friday, November 9, 2007 - 6:31pm [Dine in]
Went to the main street location first with wifey, it looked really cramped so we picked up my bro and move on to the broadway location. The Ambieance is top notch, really cool decor, servers are very charming and helpful.
We all ordered eastern plates, which to some might seem very expensive @ $17 for two entrees+rice+salad+dall......but what most ppl dont know ( and its not mentioned on the menu..i think ) is that they are bottomless, you can have refills. The lamb and daal was excellent, the strawberry urugula salad was great. We also tried a bunch of vege dishes which were okay, the chicken and beef dishes were not spiced well enough to my taste. The only downside were the rotis, they looked like store bought tortillas. Tried the chai, and I must repeat my self over here, why the hell do ppl add sooo much spice to their chai, chai is supposed to be lightly spiced!!...
We even checked out the CHAI loung upstairs, looked like a cool place to hangout, but a bit pricey at $25 a pop.
Will definitely be back to try out the roti-rolls. Not a place for real indian / afghan food afficionados...
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