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Tibetan Kitchen Cafe

680 Broughton Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2C1, Canada
(250) 383 5664
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Ranked #123 of 1,083 Restaurants in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tibetan
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English first
Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This is a cute little restaurant with all the charm you would hope for in a small family-run restaurant straight out of the Himalayas! I ordered the salmon curry - and it was the BEST curry I have every had! The ingredients are fresh and local, and the spices and flavours bring out the best in our local food with... More

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Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was a superb experience. One of the finest dinners I have experienced in Victoria. Yellow Curried Pork with brown rice and a lovely salad with just the right amount of dressing. The desert resembled a 'Tim Bit' and closely resembled Tiramisu. It was superb. I'm looking to find a recipe on the InterWeb. The staff were very pleasant, attentive... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Having never tried Tibetan food, we were really impressed with our meal. The atmosphere is nothing fancy - simple setting with some cultural décor - however, the food was well presented and delicious. They even specify items on the menu that are vegan! The food was similar to Thai and Indian, but had slightly different taste. Our waitress was so... More

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Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was our first experience with Tibetan food. It was similar to Indian food. It was really delicious and the service was great (even though there was only one waitress). It's not cheap, but well worth the price.

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Oregon
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

While on a short vacation to Victoria, four of us visited this charming small restaurant on the recommendation of a family member who had enjoyed the place before. All our dishes were well prepared and interesting. The momos and samosas were especially yummy. I definitely recommend Tibetan Kitchen and would go there again in the future.

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Burnaby, BC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Unusual (to me) food, well presented. Serene atmosphere. Lovely gracious server. Serving sizes were a little larger than expected but we were happy to take the leftovers. we will return.

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Victoria, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I've been going for some time, and there seems to have been some dips in service and quality, but they're back to their normal high standards now. For those with allergies, it is nice to find a restaurant that is dairy free, and has many gluten-free options. I love the momos :)

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Victoria, Canada
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75 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I used to come here for lunch quite a bit and thoroughly enjoyed the food. My husband and I came with another couple using a Groupon last year and enjoyed our dinner. We finally came again last night and were totally shocked by the difference in quality and the high prices. The watermelon salad was $13 - so my expectations... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I passed by on my way back from work. I was seated as if i were dining in and was offered a nice warm cup of chai. Service and hospitality are top notch.food is great.very highly recommended.

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Victoria, Canada
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We went with friends who chose this place and were pleased with the food, though it was not at all "over the top" as we had expected. We had the Shepka, chicken version and our friends had various curry based dishes - they liked the hotness level they ordered, my wife and I were pleased with our varied levels of... More

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