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Kathmandu Bistro

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Indian, Tibetan, Nepali
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727 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701 (Mt. Rushmore Road)
In the summer a trolley car runs from the civic center to the historic downtown. Otherwise, there is parking along both sides of Main Street which is a one way heading west.
+1 605-343-5070
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Best Indian/Nepalese food in Rapid City.Try our rack of lamb!!! Is famous.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Indian and Nepalfood

They have excellent Indian and Nepal foods. We order naan and roti bread for starter. For main course different curry red and yellow pork, chicken and lamb. They were all very delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Caloocan, Caloocan, Philippines
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Caloocan, Caloocan, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

They have excellent Indian and Nepal foods. We order naan and roti bread for starter. For main course different curry red and yellow pork, chicken and lamb. They were all very delicious.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had low expectations going in. Having been to Rapid City 12 yrs ago, we knew our options were going to be limited. We were blown away by the quality of food served and the friendly staff. This is one of the best memories of our trip. Highly recommend this restaurant!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went to the bistro 3 times in 1 week-it was that good. The Tandoori chicken and lamb saag were fabulous. My wife loved her chicken tikka masala and butter chicken. Tandoori mushrooms and garlic naan were great. The location is perfect for downtown. The service is friendly, but a bit disorganized.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stopped in for lunch buffet with a friend. Buffet price doesn't include drink which is not the norm with lunch buffets so worth a mention. They start you off with fresh naan, it's worth the upcharge to get the garlic added. It is SO good. The salad isn't worth the space in your stomach--ice berg lettuce and a bottle of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Service was friendly. Food was yummy. Fun was had by all :) the pricing seemed a little higher than expected but the quality made it tolerable. Have some naan - it's really delicious.

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Belle Fourche, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My wife's and I favorite restaurant in Rapid City. Great food, great people. Try the tandoori mushrooms, the lamb Korma, the butter chicken, the garlic naans, the, the...everything on the menu. Go, eat, enjoy a cold kingsfishers...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Well, we had a bottle of wine, appetizer, an order of naan, and two entrees for $68.00 and STILL had food leftover for a late night snack :-). Excellent value, delicious food, great service, and located within walking distance of our downtown hotel...what more can you ask for. A must visit if you're in the area.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The buffet is worth your money, the ambiance is cozy and clean. Wine menu is available and desserts are worthwhile

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The food was all very fresh and it was obvious it had just been cooked, however we found the chicken tikka very salty and had quite a harsh taste. Some of the other dishes were just too seasoned and we lost the subtle flavour of the spices. The mango lassi was delicious, and the restaurant is very clean and pleasant.... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

OK...as is often the case...on a soccer adventure, so always like to try something new. I already LIKE Indian, so the regional fare with a Nepalese twist appealed to us. We did LUNCH. We arrived around 1:00 p.m. and it wasn't very busy. I saw they had a buffet set up, (generally I shy away), but our server indicated that... More 

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Additional Information about Kathmandu Bistro

Address: 727 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone Number: +1 605-343-5070
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
Cuisine: Indian, Tibetan, Nepali

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 727 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701
    (Mt. Rushmore Road)
  • Public Transportation: In the summer a trolley car runs from the civic center to the historic downtown. Otherwise, there is parking along both sides of Main Street which is a one way heading west.
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-343-5070

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian, Tibetan, Nepali

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Best Indian/Nepalese food in Rapid City.Try our rack of lamb!!! Is famous.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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