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The Kathmandu

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Indian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Nepali
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3142 S Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
+1 801-466-3504
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Finest Indian and Nepali Cuisine prepared by finest chefs.

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 0
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Better than Bombay House!!

I don't know how Bombay House is rated higher than Kathmandu! My husband is a native Brit and Indian food is his comfort food, with the Kathmandu being his hands down favorite in Salt Lake. Service is awesome; they never try to give me the wrong order and insist I ordered it, like they do at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I don't know how Bombay House is rated higher than Kathmandu! My husband is a native Brit and Indian food is his comfort food, with the Kathmandu being his hands down favorite in Salt Lake. Service is awesome; they never try to give me the wrong order and insist I ordered it, like they do at Bombay. Trust me, if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I am happy every time I come here. Consistently amazing dishes and appetizers. The lunch buffet is my favorite. The service and staff is always great. They put a lot of care and effort into everything they do and it shows.

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South Jordan, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had a family celebration at The Kathmandu and wasn't sure what to expect. I haven't heard of this restaurant. I was very happily surprised! EXCELLENT Food, LARGE selection and the hosts were very friendly. If you enjoy Indian food and haven't tried The Kathmandu - Do! We will go back often.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Between the atmosphere, and the food, and the service, you will not be disappointed. I admire the employees focused and happy, they treat the customers. Our food came quickly, tasted wonderful, and we get to take a lot of leftovers home. Only one word of advice, if you want it only a little bit spicy, choose mild not medium. :)

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Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Staff was amazing the food was amazing. BYOB with a corkage fee.Loved the little Nepalese hats the waiters wore.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I have had dinner several times at The Kathmandu and every one of them was fabulous. The Indian curries are especially good. The Vimdaloo is excellent. The staff are very helpful with recommendations and they are always spot on. The dining room is pleasant and parking is no problem (at dinner time).

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

They had a good buffet with some unique dishes. It was very affordable and quite tasty. I can't say much about the dinner service as I have only been for the lunch buffet but the staff were kind and attentive. The food was nice and had some good nepali cuisine but sadly no Momos.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is a nice restaurant in a small strip mall with a wide menu. It has typical Indian fare, but also has Nepalese dishes. There is a lunch buffet that is quite good (not Sundays). Food is very good. Cost is quite reasonable. Atmosphere is not fancy, but there is Nepalese decor to fit the theme.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

It may be tucked into a parking lot in front of a mall yet Kathmandu brings an authentic experience that is difficult to find in the Mountain West. The menu is made of Nepali and Indian dishes (many, probably most) vegetarian. The food is simple and delicious, service courteous and fast. This is a place where you can;t go wrong.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The staff was very polite and the food was excellent. I especially liked that the food was spicy. A lot of places dumb the spice down, as in "hot" is barely any bite. (Maybe "Americanize" is the word I'm looking for? :P) I ordered a medium spice since this was my first visit and it was perfect for me. Spicy,... More 

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Additional Information about The Kathmandu

Address: 3142 S Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone Number: +1 801-466-3504
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 17
Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Nepali

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3142 S Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-466-3504

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 17
  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Nepali

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

Description

Finest Indian and Nepali Cuisine prepared by finest chefs.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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