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Namaste Cuisine of India and Nepal

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1520 Deborah Rd, SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-3126
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • 61
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Indian food in the area.

Great lunch buffet and wide range of menu items for dinner! I have been eating here for the last two years and it is one of my favorites.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Frank B
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great lunch buffet and wide range of menu items for dinner! I have been eating here for the last two years and it is one of my favorites.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Amazing server Amazing food!! Nice hole in the wall place, a little pricey but the service ( a young man with light brown hair) was amazing

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I usually go here for the lunch buffet but have been here for dinner as well. The food is comfortingly yummy, not spectacular 5 * but very good. Buffet choices are not the largest in town but is it always fresh and tasty. Prices are on the higher end of middle but dinner portions are adequately large. Always plenty to... More 

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American Fork, Utah, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Loved the food. We ordered take out so I can't tell much about the actual building. Ordered for a large family group, food was prepared quickly to accommodate us.

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Damascus, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

You can never be dissatisfied with this place. The buffet is reasonably priced, serving staff are attentive and it is even better when the owner is on the floor. She is a superstar when it comes to her patrons. There are several meat dishes and they do cater to vegetarians. So, don't pass up on this place...you will be happy... More 

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Southern NJ
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217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We really wanted to like this place. The owners seemed warm and welcoming, service was good, and wine was priced fairly. If I could give a 3.5, I would. Things started well with our soups. Both the lentil soup and the chicken soup were flavorful. However, our entrees were a disappointment. The Tandoori lamb chops were overcooked. Although the portion... More 

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We have been to this location a couple of times. Both occasions were enjoyable. The food was outstanding. And though it is a buffet style establishment the service was good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Welcome smiles greeted us at this comfortable Nepalese/Indian restaurant off the beaten trail of Hwy 528 in Rio Rancho, NM. It was nice to be served water and complimentary papadum when we were seated. The shrimp saag was the best we have ever tasted. Large pieces of shrimp perfectly cooked in a delicious creamy spinach sauce. The lamb kofta though... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I love going to this restaurant. The service is awesome, but the food is so flavorful and expertly prepared. It's in an old shopping center, which might deter people from stopping in and trying this place, don't let it so you! Don't miss out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great food, friendly people. My go to place for Indian food. My wife is Indian, from S.A. , and loves it as much as i do. I have only eaten the buffet and go there regularly. Thanks, Namaste.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1520 Deborah Rd, SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rio Rancho
  • Phone Number: 505-896-3126

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 19
  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?