A TEMPTING SELECTION Of the best restaurants in Jasper
Jasper’s original East Indian restaurant serves exceptional, all-you-can-eat lunch and dinner buffets. Watch chef/owner Gopala Shelke expertly prepare authentic dishes in the open-to-view kitchen with tandoor clay oven. Gopala graduated culinary arts school in Mumbai and honed his craft at Taj President Hotels in India as well as locally at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. His natural, healthy cuisine, with no food colouring or MSG, relies on spices such as fresh garlic and ginger, chilies, fenugreek and cardamom. Dinner buffets feature nine curry dishes, and there are vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and halal choices. Catering services are offered.
Jasper Curry Place has a simple, East Indian inspired décor that includes paintings from India and wood booth seating with an open kitchen. The restaurant boasts a large sidewalk patio with Roche Bonhomme mountain view.
East Indian Buffet Menu Samples
Gopala continually refreshes his offerings of authentic Indian cuisine. Below are items that are either often on the buffet or always featured:
Mains: Lunch $15, dinner $19; kids’ $11 and $13
Drinks: wine $28 to $42, $6.50 to $7.50 by the glass; seven choices; masala chai; yogurt-based lassi (cardamom sweet or mango); international and Canadian beer including Kingfisher and Taj Mahal from India