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Kathmandu Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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727 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701 (Mt. Rushmore Road)
+1 605-343-5070
Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hermosa, South Dakota
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really good food, fun staff and reasonable prices. It was fun to talk with the owner about Nepal as my wife went there in 2013 to assist an NGO. Enjoyed the Dal and pleasant atmosphere!

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1 Thank altrace1
Rapid City, South Dakota
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here at least once a week and would eat there everyday if I could. Vegetable samosas are a must as well as garlic naan

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2 Thank JD0505
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

My boyfriend and I had had Indian the night before, at Everest (also wonderful) but decided this place looked really promising. It was more than that--everything was fresh, remarkably flavorful, and intruiguing. The naan is divine, as are the curries. The owner actually came out near the end of our meal and talked to us a bit! By all means,... More 

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2 Thank jsmukg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Namaste!Big thanks to Subhash and others for good service and atmosphere.He took me back to those days when I lived in India.

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2 Thank MaharajaBoss
Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
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193 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a good place for a business meeting with good food, good service, and good atmosphere. We were there for lunch, which is buffet style.

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2 Thank Kyle_SD_308
Rapid City, South Dakota
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

a friend chose this restaurant for lunch and it was delicious. the smell from the minute you walk in is incredible. They have a lunch buffet which has a good selection of different dishes. I love curry so this was perfect. service is very good also

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2 Thank Marlon R
Oregon
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107 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We went there for a weekday dinner. It wasn’t busy but our server wasn’t attentive or helpful. We didn’t know what to order so I picked Chicken Curry and Chicken Tikka Masala for my mother and me. I did because I know what curry looks/tastes like and I like Trader Joe’s Chicken Tikka Masala; I asked the server to make... More 

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3 Thank SWMDL60
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Made it here for the lunch buffet and everything was tasty and well prepared. Friendly service and very good naan bread that is made fresh when ordered. Others mentioned that it was spicy but I thought it was all fine and not overly spicy. Would recommend if you want some tasty Indian food.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

A group of 12 of us, including someone in a wheelchair, had lunch here. We had the buffet and it had many foods on it that (I have to admit) I didn't recognize. I tried a little of most choices and they were good. My favorite was the Mango Pudding. Give it a try!

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Portions are huge, service was good, but food average and spicy. Left more food than I ate. Would pick a different place next time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $30
Cuisine
Indian, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701
    (Mt. Rushmore Road)
  • Public Transportation: In the summer a trolley car runs from the civic center to the historic downtown. Otherwise, there is parking along both sides of Main Street which is a one way heading west.
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-343-5070
Description
Best Indian/Nepalese food in Rapid City.Try our rack of lamb!!! Is famous.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?