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Everest on Grand

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$$$
Indian, Vegetarian, Tibetan, Nepali
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1278 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-1666
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner with Daughter

Food and service were very nice. A lot of food for a great price! Dishes were good, but the flavors were mild. The Samosa Chaat is my new favorite. it is like the indian loaded baked potato. Yummy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
MJ9856
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Food and service were very nice. A lot of food for a great price! Dishes were good, but the flavors were mild. The Samosa Chaat is my new favorite. it is like the indian loaded baked potato. Yummy.

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wisconsin
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75 reviews 75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

2nd visit to this restaurant. It was Ok, but not as amazing as others have described. Food was kind of bland. Of course I could have asked for more spice. I had a veggie samosa and the peas in it were hard as rocks. Also and palak paneer, it was ok. Cheese was kinda carboardy. I've had better. Also had... More 

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St Paul, Minnisota, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I was in the mood for curry but didn't want to make it myself so I ordered takeout from this place. It was extremely good and flavorful! Mild is perfect for those of us with low spice tolerance but my friend got medium and loved the spices. A little pricey for what you get but the quality makes up for... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The atmosphere is laid back and service excellent. We had samosas, curry veggies, chicken tikka masala, garlic naan, curry lamb, and chicken with noodles. All of our food was incredible... very fresh, very hot, very flavorful. Food is served family style, so if you want to try lots of different things, it's easy to do. As far as hot spice... More 

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Wisconsin
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stopped for a late lunch and enjoyed some wonderful curry. There are choices from mild to real hot and I chose med +. Maybe a bit hot but it sure was good. Great service. Nan was right out of the oven warm.

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Woodbury, Minnesota, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We visit Everest on Grand at least a couple of times per year and have always enjoyed the food. The vegetarian options are numerous and the food is always good. Spice levels are a bit higher than your typical Minnesota indian restaurant. Their medium can really be quite spicy. (True Indian food lovers will laugh at this I'm sure!) The... More 

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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This was my first time eating here. It was during lunch, and we were met at the door and seated promptly. I liked the decor with the pictures of nepal under the table glass.My order was the yak momo (stuffed dumpligs) naan ( fried flat bread ) and katmandu coffee. My dinning companion had the same except his was the... More 

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Blaine, Minnesota
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106 reviews 106 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My wife and I went yesterday for a lunch buffet. I am inclined to give two stars for the following reasons: *The food had decent flavor, but 90% of the dishes tasted exactly the same *The buffet kept running out of a few fishes *The buffet selection was OK, rather piddly on snack/dessert-type items. *The dining area was fairly uncomfortable... More 

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We had a pre-flight dinner here. Told the staff and we were in and out on an hour. Yak Momos were great. Lamb curry was tender and spiced to order. The goat was tasty but tough. The Kathmandu Coffee was superb. Brewed with milk not water and spiced like Chai.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Visitng St. Paul and wanted to pick up Indian food to go, to bring to my sister's apartment. Read good reviews online and chose to call Everest on Grand to order take-out. Phone service was neither friendly nor unfriendly, but less than average in appreciating the customer. The food was OK, but the tandoori chicken was overcooked and therefore dry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1278 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: (651) 696-1666

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian, Tibetan, Nepali
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?