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Once Upon A Time Restaurant

Baidam | Lakeside, Pokhara 43416, Nepal
+977 61-461881
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (28 reviews)
“biryani” (4 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Indian, Pizza, Asian, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Baidam | Lakeside, Pokhara 43416, Nepal
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11 - 20 of 296 reviews

Reviewed February 21, 2017

We do like to try as many different restaurants as we can when we travel.We were very happy with the meal that we got at once upon a time.Its on the main street of the Lakeside Rd and open air to watch the world go...More

Thank caddyandbellA
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Simple place with a good happy hour deal and tasty appetizers. Clean bathrooms and friendly service.

Thank plamaktm
Reviewed December 27, 2016

Read reviews of tripadvisor je m'attendais à mieux; It was one night, this restaurant is set up in a kind of air shed no atmosphere little customer, we order a grilled beef dish, quite expensive, specifying the cooking; The meat will be overcooked and tasteless;...More

Thank jpsfor
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff,great portions of fantastic food .right on the main street, recommend this place when visiting lakeside pokhara .

Thank Terry Simon D
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Very nice open air restaurant, right on the main Street - so great for people watching! Interesting music from a huge variety of popular and lesser known artists.... some classic songs that will make you smile!! Great food - calzone, steaks, chicken sizzler and chicken...More

Thank alibaz99
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Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, good music. Fairly long wait but worth it. Very good value for money especially with 2 for 1 cocktails

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We visited this place many times whilst we stayed in pokhara. They do excellent coffee for a reasonable price and the breakfast omelette was excellent. Staff were always friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit

1  Thank Chutney L
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We had a lunch here our first day in Pokhara (veg. burgers) and both food and service were good. Waiter is very kind. Our last day in Pokhara we had Indian food (Paneer butter masala) and also very tasty.

1  Thank Honza B
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch and had the chow mein and veg burger. Both were huge and incredible value. Total cost came to 500r . The burger was delicious and made fresh with and came with a good portion of chips and coleslaw. Service was quick...More

1  Thank William D
Reviewed August 23, 2016

First waiting menu. Than waiting for order. Waiting, waiting for food. Waiting for bill. So it's very slow. But the food is ok but nothing so special

Thank francescopaglione
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April 1, 2017|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a clue, why go to Nepal to eat pizza?
April 1, 2017|
Response from Elifavci | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we paid by cash and I do not know if the restaurant accept credit card.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $7
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baidam | Lakeside, Pokhara 43416, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Western Region  >  Gandaki Zone  >  Pokhara
  • Phone Number: +977 61-461881
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Established 1989, one of the old lakeside restaurants in the town, has more than 100 cover, restaurant specialize for Italian, Indian and Nepalese cuisine, restaurant itself is situated in the heart of the lakeside main street.
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