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Aug 29, 2006 01:53 AM

Hare Krishna?

I heard that the Hare Krishna temple on Avenue Road has some very good vegetarian Indian cuisine that they offer to the public.

Does anyone know anything about this?

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  1. Went there a number of years ago so I don't know if the quality of the food has changed.

    It's a definite cheap eat. Vegetarian and nobody bugs you about joining them. I think that the payment for food actually counts as a religious donation so it's tax deductible.

    One tip would be to ensure that you wear socks as you must remove your shoes when you are inside the temple.

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    1. Food was fine. It wasn't memorable in a bad or fantastic way.

      Go for the experience of it all. I know that the Hare Krishnas are strong advocates of vegetarianism so I would think that they would know what they're doing.

      1. CBC's Beyond Burgers website has a small review about it.

        Haven't been to this one but I've been to one in a Hare Krishna temple in the States and the food was delicious!

        1. Ok, Govinda's in the Hare Krishna temple has been up and down. I have been going there frequently the last couple of years. They don't have a chef and all the cooking is done on a volunteer basis. Sometimes it's great but more often than not (especially lately) it's been not worth a pay what you can donation. They have moved their makeshift restaurant into a dank basement. I would suggetst going on the Sunday night free dinner. Go at around 7:30 if you don't want to go for the service. If you are strapped for cash and are vegetarian then check it out on a sunday but stay away from govinda's any other time.

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