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Kathmandu Bistro

727 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2737
+1 605-343-5070
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
Indian, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
727 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2737
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1 - 10 of 323 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice place to eat downtown and they have a buffet for lunch. Service was fine and the food is good.

1  Thank Kyle_SD_308
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food! The tandoori chicken was excellent. We also ordered buttered chicken which was also yummy!

1  Thank Shirin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good stuff! The food was on point here. There was a little confusion as to what was available on the menu - some things are only available during peak hours and they aren't clearly listed as such. The mango chicken was one of my favorite...More

1  Thank simplemika
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go to this restaurant once a week after being turned onto this restaurant by owner Adam Newman. This restaurant has been a staple of my diet for over a year now. The service is impeccable and the food is to die for.

1  Thank JD0505
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting Rapid City we decided to give this restaurant a try and compare our favorite dishes as a standard. I had my Lamb Korma and my wife had the Chicken Saag. Those two dishes plus the garlic naan were the best we have ever...More

Thank riklin52
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and excellent food aft reasonable prices. The Tandoori Mushroom appetizer was perfectly seasoned as was the Garlic and Cilantro Naan. My Mango Chicken was so yummy I wish I could have it again - unfortunately we are only passing through. If we lived...More

1  Thank Janet F
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

This place was busy busy! Right near the charming Rapid City central town square, this place was warm and inviting, a little nicer than casual, but not stuffy or pretentious. Local artwork on the wall, diverse families and friends dining at bigger tables, young, old,...More

1  Thank Ellen R
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

It is TO DIE FOR. Treat yoself and get there garlic naan (the naan is crisp and soft and glorious), a good lentil dish (biryani is good too), and get the rack of lamb. The spice rub is divine and the meat falls off the...More

1  Thank Kelsie A
Reviewed May 17, 2017

A must in Rapid City! My husband and I shared a butter chicken and reshmi for lunch and it was easily the best we have had. Who knew excellent Indian and Nepalese food would be found in SD. The staff was gracious and welcoming. Gokarna...More

1  Thank middleburg2015
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

I visited for the lunch buffet while in Rapid City on business. There were 7 or 8 different selections, and everything that I tried was excellent! I'm not an expert in this style of cuisine, so I can't comment on authenticity. However, I can say...More

1  Thank Ndtech
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Jason B
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Jusplair S | Reviewed this property |
Actually you can ask them to make the food spicy for you. It is depends on your choice sir :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2737
    (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
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Best Indian/Nepalese food in Rapid City.Try our rack of lamb!!! Is famous.
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