Rasoee Indian Kitchen: Not Your Traditional Indian Restaurant

Diana Chan February 8, 2012 Downtown, Gluten-Free, Indian, Kid Friendly, lunch, Three Beakers

Rasoee Indian Kitchen serves up modern Indian cuisine. In a way, you can say this is Indian fast food. This location is on Robson, but they do have a few other locations in Vancouver.

The interior has a few tables, but the turnover rate is quite high during lunch since its quick.

Butter Chicken Combo ($8.49 + $2.49) has tender tandoori-baked boneless chicken in a mildly spiced creamy tomato curry sauce with basmati rice.  With the combo I got a coke and naan bread.

The naan bread wasn’t good, I chose the original naan as recommended by the cashier. It didn’t feel very fresh and not very authentic. I wish there was a little cup of curry sauce to dunk the bread into since there isn’t enough sauce on top of the rice. The combo isn’t really worth it.

The butter chicken curry was alright, the sauce was a bit on the thin side and not a lot of chicken.

Lamb Curry ($8.49) is on basmati rice as well. MeatGirl thought it was also alright, but good for a quick lunch.

Overall, I feel this is what Indian Fast Food taste like. The curries were light, but nothing too special. It seems like the taste of the curry was just adapted towards Western culture and lost it’s authentic taste. I guess they are trying to target the general population.

However, they are always continually trying to improve their store, so perhaps it will get better. Their service is really good though! The food came really fast!

Words of Wisdom:

  • Gluten-Free Options
  • Very Fast Service
  • Under $10
  • Take Out and Delivery Options

We Rate Rasoee Indian Kitchen: 

320 Robson St
Vancouver, BC V6B
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Diana started Foodology in 2010 because she just eats out everyday! She started a food blog to share her love of food with the world! She lives in Vancouver, BC and adores the diversity of food around her. She will go crazy for churros and lattes.

1 Comment

  1. Turtle February 28, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    I agree with your review…I thought this was probably the worst Indian food I have ever had in Vancouver. You should try Naan Bites in the Queensborough outlet centre. Similar concept with the fast-casual dining, but probably some of the best Indian food I have had in the Lower Mainland.

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