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Lhasa Cafe

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159 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060-3125
+1 413-586-5427
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

If you like Tibetan food, this is the place. Right downtown on Main Street. The family that runs it are extremely warm and hospitable. Wonderful, fresh ingredients. Perfectly spiced. Excellent vibe.

Thank dadnerd
Snoqualmie, Washington
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Incredibly delicious! The vegetable dumplings were fresh and flavorful, and the potato dumplings were fragramt, substantial, and gingery. The pillowy bread was great dipped in the homemade hot sauce and duck sauce. The chicken curry was spicy and creamy, and the vegetable curry was good too. Definitely would recommend!!

Thank OliviaCastellano
long island new york
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192 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

A small cafe with great food and fair prices in Northampton. They specialize in Yak, which is a very healthy meat with a great taste. Somewhat unknown but sure to become sought after. The menu also has stews and pasta with chicken and meat, and the portions are properly sized.

Thank Seapinesmiserable
Putney, Vermont
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Granted this was our first visit but given that it was such a disappointment we won't return. We had yak dumplings that were quite bland. The spicy dipping sauce was quite nice but the dumplings themselves needed some flavor. Fortunately, the the tiny garnish of nicely spiced cabbage/veggie mix gave our taste buds something to latch onto. The yak curry... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

My meat eater husband and myself, a vegan, both found something to eat. The portions were sized just right, perfectly seasoned and just absolutely delicious! Very healthy too with lots of fresh veggies with each dish.

Thank Chelsea C
Northampton, MA
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

I like the varied menu, with all items being tasty and nicely served. As a vegetarian, I found lots to choose from on the menu. Not expensive; I eat there with my family.

Thank Zundel35
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

A friend and I stopped by on a whim looking for something new to try - we were pleasantly surprised! Wonderful service, clean, and absolutely fabulous food! The hardest part was choosing what to order - we wanted one of everything!

Thank jxw2016
Peterborough, New Hampshire
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

My daughter took me here for a Father's day treat. The mo-mos(dumplings like dim-sum) were delicious. I had the meat assortment assortment which included Yak, beef and chicken. They were served with a slightly spicy tomato based sauce. Iced chai tea washed it down and we shared a dessert of barley pasta and brown sugar, really good!

Thank bryguy350
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

My wife and I go to Lhasa café for there great food. The service is always nice and attentive. The owner and family are always there to make sure you experience is good. The food is Tibetan food. So you will have a good selection of stews, soaps, and other Tibetan food. Always fresh and always good. Great comfort food.

Thank Bee B
North Adams, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

Me and Mom went to this restaurant before a visit to the Parlor Room for a concert by Twisted Pine. The food was very good, and I finished off with the mango ice cream. The service was very good. There was a young female wait staff.

Thank Alan D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060-3125
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +1 413-586-5427

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