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Lhasa Kitchen

No.3 Minchi Khang Easet Road, Lhasa, China
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Ranked #13 of 81 restaurants in Lhasa
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: http://www.chinahighlights.com/lhasa/lhasa-kitchen.htm
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46% Recommend
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

The retaurant has almost all the kind of food from all over the regions (China, Tibet, Nepal, India) and in average is pretty much all good. The service is a bit slow and the personal not very prepared sometimes. Go there early in the evening if you don't want to wait your food for ages.

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Lhasa Kitchen is great for accommodating large groups. When I visited I was with a group of 17 people. The staff was able to accommodate the vegetarian dietary restrictions of myself and four group members and also able to accommodate one group member who is vegan. The food was a little spicy, but very tasty. We had rice, naan, and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Very touristy, many tour guides take visitors there. Average food but not over priced. Some staff is brusque and indifferent. Great location, right in the old town. Full of tourists and no locals. Short-sighted approach of many tour operators as it provides little insight into local real food customs...

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Competa, Spain
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136 reviews 136 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

our guide took us here and it was a good choice food was OK lots of foreigners there couldn't really tell if it was Tibetan cooking though except maybe the Yak steaks on the menu..They also did Pizzas

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Freeport, Illinois
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174 reviews 174 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great pizza for the kids and Yak burgers were wonderful. Afte all the Chinese food we had been eating this place was a nice change. WE had two different kinds of soup here and they were the best on the trip.

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Santa Barbara, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a place where you can see a roomful of non-Chinese. We had momo and stir-fried yak meat as recommended by our guide. The meat was really tough and the taste was on the somewhat edible end of things. Other people's dishes didn't look good either. A rip-off place used by tour operators.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Lhasa Kitchen is centrally located near Jokhang temple. They have a good choice of food. We went for the Tibetan and both dishes were very tastefull. Service is quick and friendly. Definately one of the best places in a nice decor in the Jokhang area

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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Food here is below average, yet the clientele is dragged here by the busload by the tour operators. So if you've traveled all the way to Tibet, want to see a restaurant full of Europeans, and want to get wired up on MSG-laden below average food, then don't miss it. Even though the service is excellent, this is irrelevant if... More

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Senior Contributor
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21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

we were taken to this place by our guide after visit to Potala Place. The food was okay but it cannot be said that it was good.

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Palm Springs, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Close to Jokhang Temple... with excellent food plus service. Even exhausted from a day of sight seeing we still managed to climb the few stairs to a GREAT meal. Service also perfect.... so much so that we returned not once yet twice, something that is not our normal as we like to try different restaurants. Food was SO good. A... More

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