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#127 of 1,197 Restaurants in Oslo


$1 - $4
Chinese, Asian, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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0.1 miles from Karl Johans gate
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Reviewed June 7, 2020 via mobile

It looks that restaurant Mahayana works really good. I felt safe and the required distance was kept, hand disinfection, very good service ... This time I had Peking Soup and Tempura shrimps with vegetables. Food was delicious! It’s perfect to run away from boring life...and discover taste of China. Highly recommend restaurant.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

It was quiet last night and this Mahayana was just down the street. We had shrimp tempura and a chicken/shrimp vegetable dish’s freshly prepared and delicious. Service was on point. Great choice.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

So, the food is pretty good, not the best ive had, but a worthy competitor. The prices are a little stiff, but the waitress we had made it a fantastic experience. Not sure where she was from (not norway) but she made sure to keep...our glasses filled and was very friendly, and made the experience a 6 for me. But food wise, it was good, the spring rolls had a nice tasting spice in it, and the japanese bbq was nice, but as stated not life altering good, but definately above the standard cheaper experience. It was not fully booked, so might be a little slower when full, but with the level we experienced i assume they would do their best to keep you happy!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 4, 2020

Nice service (but if they had have payed a little bit more attention to our table, they would have sold more wine..!) og good food. The tables are very close to each other, and it felt like we could'nt talk without hearing our nabours. Very...central location, right by Nationaltheateret station. Many of the dishes include shrimps in different variations, my husband has an allergy and it limited the menu quite a bit.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

We had booked our table on new years eve online. Very convenient if you aren't local. The place was crowded, but not to much. We choose for starters the siu mai, the springrols and the wonton soup. They were very tasty. As main course we...choose to have the crispy duck, also from very high quality. As dessert we had the mango pudding. The waitresses were friendly and our water was filled regularly without asking. Would definitely recommend to eat at this place! The prices are a little high, but you get high quality food in return.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

This was quite possibly the worst Asian dining experience I’ve had in Oslo. We had Dim sum and a beef salad. The beef salad was undercooked and soggy, while the Dim sum was hard and tasteless. Service was totally uninterested, so we won’t go back....Try Taste of China a few meters closer to the ocean side instead.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 13, 2019 via mobile

Dim sum was very good, then my peanut curry lamb was incredible! Service was also spot on, water is constantly filled without needing to ask and they're very attentive without you even knowing they're doing it. Would 100% go back.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

Service medioka, the food was quite nice actually had a lot of dim sum as starters then some chicken and beef dishes for main... like the fact they had Kirin beer - love the stuff... Price is ok again this is Oslo so for what...it is it didn’t do too bad. I do recommend this place as its in a great location right next to the National Theatre!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

The service was good Menu was not as expected to much duck and chicken which I am allergic to Ordered spring-rolls, they were good, the king prawns were good, the dumplings filled with prawns and pork and coriander smelled bad Price was high

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 25, 2019 via mobile

We havd our lunch at the Mahayana Asian Dining in Oslo. The Pak Cham Chicken is tasty. The Pork Ribs, Steam Fish, Mixed Prawn and Fish, stir fried Vege, the Roast Pork and corn soup are delicious. Good Chinese food.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Mahayana Asian Dining is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5