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Kathmandu Cafe

90 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3034 (Downtown Asheville)
828-252-1080
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Ranked #67 of 602 restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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English first
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

How do you do it? Great Value and great food. The servers are very smily too, just like the rest of ASHEVILLE

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Winterville
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I have eaten here several times now and it is officially my favorite! I am a big fan. I have not tried the buffet, but the entrees are always terrific. I would come to Asheville just to eat here. Yum.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This is a small restaurant with a most attractive atmosphere. Quiet and easy to converse with people, very relaxing experience. The service was good and all our four meals were excellent. We each ordered something different. Plan to go back soon and try a new dish as there was a good selection.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Probably should have ordered off of the menu. Food was not as tasty as we are accustomed to in Indian restaurants. Not a fancy place. Service was OK. Probably will return for dinner since this place is so highly rated, so I may modify this review.

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Asheville
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

First let me say we enjoyed the meal very much. And our server was great. The only issue I had was that they seemed a little confused. For example, somehow our dinner order was delayed. Not sure why, but they apologized and gave us free garlic bread. Then a sever came by with food, it didn't look like what we... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We had a Groupon for this place so I called ahead to make a reservation. Upon arrival, the hostess informed me that the they "just got so busy" that they gave away our table (although we arrived on time!). It was a busy night but they managed to have a table ready for us within 10 minutes so we weren't... More

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Based on previous reviews we were looking forward to a wonderful experience but the challenges of our experience outweighed the positives. First, I'll mention the food since that is what most folks are searching for. While the food was okay, it was not exceptional. The noodle dish we had was on the greasy side, not the clean style we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

Great lunch buffet! Good price, good location, and a wonderful selection. Their menu items are also delicious. The food, atmosphere, and price makes this gem one of my favorites.

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West Liberty, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I have my favorite Indian food buffets here at home. This was right up there with what I'm used to, with some things on the buffet that I hadn't eaten before but were familiar. The decor was very colorful and nice. I thought everything was worth savoring.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

The food here at the Kathmandu Cafe was incredible. We each ordered something different and shared so we could have a little taste of a much as we could. The Chai was some of the best I've ever had and it had a great atmosphere to it. The owners also have a small store around the corner, I can't think... More

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