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Abylay khana 39, Almaty 050004, Kazakhstan
+7 727 271 3235
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Our family and friends are often come to this cafe. Very tasty range of vegetarian dishes, a cozy room, polite waiters. Thanks!

Thank Samira K
Metro Manila, Philippines
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

I visited this place to accompany my friend from India, who is a vegetarian. Due to late hour we were said that only sets are available. It was fine with me because I didn't know much about this cuisine. I never thought that vegetarian food can be so tasty! And the service was very good too. We even stayed there... More 

1 Thank Nurlan D
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2015

A simple little restaurant with simple food. Great place for vegetarian food, the food you would find in the home, no wild colours or blow your mind spiciness. Closes at 8 and doesn't serve alcohol, which doesn't bother me but I know does others. Will go again.

Thank Minniemummy
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Govinda's Vegetarian Cafe at 39 Ablai Han Street is the best .. if not the only .. pure vegetarian cafe in Almaty. It's a Krishna establishment, mellow vibes, sweet kids serving and tasty wholesome lacto veg meals. They are also working on adding more vegan items to their menu and have assured me that within the next year they will... More 

1 Thank Sean1008
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2015

Tasty, healthy food. Prices are ok, service is normal (some English is spoken). Working hours are early (closes at 8pm daily), so don't expect to be able to go for an evening dinner. We had the set menu and couple of main dishes and, for 2 people, were over-faced. But doggie bags are an option!

Thank Tristanwhotravels
Ballina, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

As stated, a very safe vego option in a whole region of meat-heavy cuisine. The set menu will fill the hungriest of people for relatively cheap. Has a nice quiet feel. Note: google maps shows the wrong address if trying to find by map. If you end up near the train station, turn around and walk about a kilometre South.... More 

1 Thank Cale L
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2014

It's a rather good place for Indian food lovers. I think it's the only place in Almaty where you can practically feel that special atmosphere. My friend and I enjoyed it so much. The food is very nice, and the ladies in Indian outfit are very affable. So, I really enjoyed being there.

Thank Katy B
Tomsk, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2014

I've been to several veggie cafes in Russia, with either Indian and European cuisine, but this place in Almaty still beats them all in terms of the main thing - the FOOD (but I must admit, Rada & Co. in St.Petersburg comes pretty close). My first visit to Govinda's was something like four or five years ago, I haven't been... More 

Thank Hadert
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2014

GREAT ambience....sattvic food...ladies in indian attire... and soft traditional music.. loved it...

4 Thank gopijgd
Ahmedabad, India
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2014

For Indian food lovers, get the best indian food there...... Full indian menu with good ladies to serve who can speak hindi..

3 Thank singhal_0096

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abylay khana 39, Almaty 050004, Kazakhstan
  • Location: Asia  >  Kazakhstan  >  Almaty
  • Phone Number: +7 727 271 3235
The only Hari Krishna place in town, been open for years. Their phone number is +7 (727) 271 32 35

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