Indian Cuisine on The Drive

Turmeric, Cumin, Coriander, and Cardamom – a curry lover’s shortlist

Vancouver’s Commercial Drive is home to some of the best South Asian cuisine in the city. Whether you are looking for a quick take-out option, or an elegant dinner date, you will find the exotic flavours of the Indian sub-continent prevalent right here on The Drive.


Tikka House at 1859 Commercial Drive will have you licking your lips as you await delicious mustard fish tikka or madras lamb curry. The authentic Indian flavours are as vibrant as the bright yellow décor, bringing sunshine indoors.


Thinking of impressing the boss or your new in-laws? Consider Siddharta’s Indian Kitchen at 2066 Commercial Drive. Chef Siddharth Choudhary showcases every one of his healthy Indian meals as artwork on your plate. He takes care to serve only ocean wise seafood and offers a great selection of gluten-free options.

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On the run? Want your curry in a hurry? Try the Pizza Castle and Indian Curry at 1110 Commercial Drive. This is the latest Indian cuisine addition to the street, and it serves curry-flavoured pizzas alongside a great buffet that features all the basics – from butter chicken to samosas, from daal to goat!

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Thinking of hosting your friend’s wedding shower? Sula at 1128 Commercial Drive has you covered. The décor reflects the colours of Indian saris, and vibrant silks. Sula has won awards both for its décor and its dishes many times over since opening in 2010. Indulge yourself in colourful surroundings.

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In the mood for a snack? Sweet Cherubim Restaurant at 1105 Commercial Drive offers a vegetarian deli-style selection with a rotating daily feature menu, plus sweets, power balls, and a great selection of samosas. You must try the beet borscht – fusion at its finest.

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The Bombay Kitchen and bar at 1018 Commercial Drive is your go-to after the show. The exotic drinks are the perfect nightcap with friends. Pair them with shareable dishes like sweet chili gobi.

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Tandoori Palace at 1439 Commercial Drive is a neighbourhood favourite. Known for its Indian and Pakistani dishes, plus halal offerings. Talk to them about catering options for your next event – they do it all.

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