Zaika Bistro Bar

Restaurant type

  • Bistro,

Cuisine type

  • Indian,


  • Take-out,
  • Restaurant With Catering Services,
  • Alcohol Served,

Products and Services

  • Indian Food,
  • Buffet,
  • Dinner,

Languages Spoken

  • English,
2303 Ellwood Dr SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 0J6
Useful Information

Opening Hours *Holiday hours

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  • $11 To $25,

Methods of Payment:

  • Direct Debit

Meet the owner

It's noon and the tables at Zaika Bistro are full. Meanwhile, several people are picking dishes from the circular buffet that acts as a focal point, located right in the middle of the space that Joti Dhanju has owned since 2009. Chandeliers hang from the ceiling while dark colours provide a classy and understated atmosphere. One end of the space is a sit down restaurant, the other end a lounge.

Joti says being involved in the restaurant scene is her passion. Before opening the restaurant, Joti had been going to school with the hopes of pursuing a career in social work. She was two years into the program, and something just didn't feel right. “I just didn't find myself being passionate about what I was doing,” says Joti.

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Sajjan C

Staff there is so rude there is lady working in lunch on Friday she is so rude and she talk with so disrespectfully

Atmosphere: 1/5
Food: 1/5
Service: 1/5
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I have been to this place numerous times over the last 9 years and I can tell you it just keeps getting better and better. The ambience is warm and sleek, with music that is unique to Zaika (they get their playlist specifically created for their restaurant). The food is FRESH and delicious, regardless of whether you do the buffet or menu. Staff is friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable about the food and drink options. Keep it up Zaika!

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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I drive from all d way north we reached before 45 min of closing time but still they didn't allowed dine in n even take out food was not that great

Atmosphere: 1/5
Food: 2/5
Service: 2/5
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