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Namaste Cuisine of India and Nepal

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1520 Deborah Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1001
+1 505-896-3126
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

As it is often said, "Don't judge a book by it's cover." This certainly applies to Namaste as the outside has no appeal whatsoever. However, upon entering, we were pleasantly surprised by an elegant, yet modest, restaurant that seats less than 70. The table tops were glass and your REAL napkin was folded on your table like a peacock tail.... More 

Thank Mark L
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I invited some friends for dinner in Rio Rancho. The restaurant where we intended to have dinner was fully booked. We picked this restaurant we knew that it won the 4th position in a food contest. Experience was good. Food was good, atmosphere was relaxed, staff and owners were friendly. The price was good; they happened to... More 

Thank Ines S
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Very modest place nothing fancy yet very good food . The buffet is sumptious and not so oily very good taste and excellent service by the owners and their family members who do the cooking and service. The original one is in Rio Rancho NM another one opened in Abq NM near the UNM . Both places have exact sme... More 

Thank simperuz
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Lunch buffet has wonderful selection of entrees and sauces . Naan is hot and fresh. Price extremely reasonable for all you can eat. Service....poor. was seated and ignored. Effort to get someone's attention for beverage refills, etc. Sort if ruined the experience, but not the food...

1 Thank Finediner17
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This visit was our third in less than two years. The service is great, the food outstanding and the pricing reasonable. Despite a location that may seem lacking, a stop here will be worth your time.

1 Thank jonr0617
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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100 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

there isn't anything we don't like about their food and usually we get the buffet which is always fresh and hot.

Thank freereignministries
Corrales, New Mexico
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308 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Bland Indian food that needs spices to get it upgraded. Too much salt also. I would recommend trying at least once to make your own decision. 10% higher than several others in town.

Thank Mickey6448
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

The place is not the greatest but the food is excellent. We usually take out. Lunch is a great deal if you get the buffet. I am in love with the tandoori chicken and the curry. Naan is great too, get garlic!

Thank Tonya d
New Mexico
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Tell me the last time you enjoyed Nepalese cuisine. That's what I thought. This place isn't just a unique destination though- the food is scrumtrulescent. Truly a gem in the beautiful metropolis that is Rio Rancho.

Thank BiznessClass
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246 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Great buffet. Wonderful naan. Chicken dishes with much flavor and color. Friendly. Good value. Generous portions. Reasonable prices. A little warm in summer. Be preparing d for a spicy treat. Parking is nearby and plentiful.

1 Thank David C

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Asian, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Deborah Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1001
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rio Rancho
  • Phone Number: +1 505-896-3126

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