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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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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
Awesome and authentic!!

I am OBSESSED with this place!!! It is so good! The lunch buffet is amazing( and a great price!), and dining in for dinner or carrying out is JUST as good. The owners are so nice and it is one of the best Indian places I have eaten in Abq/ Rio. GO EAT THERE!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Caitlin H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I am OBSESSED with this place!!! It is so good! The lunch buffet is amazing( and a great price!), and dining in for dinner or carrying out is JUST as good. The owners are so nice and it is one of the best Indian places I have eaten in Abq/ Rio. GO EAT THERE!!!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I was disappointed...dried-out chicken, annoyingly hovering waiter and eventual heartburn from the rather mediocre food. Hovering waiter was only slightly more annoying than the woman who sat wrapping silverware at a front booth staring at us the entire time. Maybe we should have assured her that we are both retired teachers and have never been known to steal silverware, napkins... More 

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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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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 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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206 restaurant reviews
228 helpful votes 228 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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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 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?