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Lhasa Kitchen

No.3 Minchi Khang Easet Road, Lhasa, China
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Ranked #17 of 83 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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Chengdu, China
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Not far from the Barkor or Jokhang Square, the food is similar as we have in the Snowland Restaurant. The kitchen, the restroom and the dining hall is not well separated. The restroom is wet and slippery with water and oil stain (not sure). We seated for over 10 mins, and no one came, so we understand it’s a busy... More

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Miami, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Food had no taste and service was a disorganized mess. They put maraschino cherries in a masala kulcha. Innovative, but a terrible idea. Skip this place.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I really like the food, when we went there the first time. Apple lassi and Nepali set was delicious. So I decide to go back again. But the food that we were served in the second time was in a lower quality. Apple lassi was more sour and curry was very sweet. Probably not the same cook we had before.

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Bergamo, Italy
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The place is very dirty, the floor is greasy, and I invite you to take a sneak peak at the kitchen. Nonetheless, this place is usually filled up with tourists on their first days in Tibet. The menu is ok, but this is the worst food I've had in Tibet (even the most remote places had better restaurants). Not recommended

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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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
42 helpful votes 42 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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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
52 helpful votes 52 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
177 helpful votes 177 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
39 helpful votes 39 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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