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Indian, Nepali
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed April 19, 2021

I ordered paneer makhani and Kashmiri kofta. Both the gravies had same taste and color. Another thing It’s way to expensive compare to another restaurant in Renton. Waiters are loud and confident but are not mature to take feedback. Food quality is ok not unique....Decor and cleanliness is ok.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed November 4, 2020 via mobile

So so good! I’ve been wanting Indian food and got my wife to go as well. We really enjoyed the momos! REALLY enjoyed the butter naan. The service was good. The atmosphere good, a really enjoyable lunch!

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed July 27, 2020

We were so excited to find this restaurant near IKEA where we had been shopping. The vegetable samosas were amazing! The dough was herby and delicious, as was the filling. The vegetable biryani was laden with vegetables and the portion was very large. The butter...naan was amazing. Would love to return.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed November 3, 2019

At least twice a year we travel to Renton just to eat at the Himalayan Café. Why? First because the food is great. Always good variety for me the vegetarian and for my meatarian husband. He loves the goat entrees. Second because the staff is...simply wonderful! Attentive, genuinely nice; they actually care whether or not you enjoyed your meal. Best pakoras I've had and the raita was delicious. Always love the naan, just can't seem to duplicate it at home. We had the buffet and my goodness, the paneer was simply perfect, great texture and taste. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves Indian style food or would like to try food that is out of the ordinary.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

The Himalayan Cafe is by far our favorite place to eat in the Renton area. The food is always delicious, the lunch buffet is superb, and the staff are always so gracious! Thank you!

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed April 21, 2019

I tried out an new restaurant on my latest visit to the Seattle area. The Himalayan Cafe was a good choice. I decided on the Lamb Mango dish. The lamb was tender and the garlic, ginger and mango sauce was tasty, with just the right...amount of spice (three out of five) The garlic naan was tasty and was a good "mop" for tasting the sauce. Service was friendly and attentive. I will be back the next time I am in Seattle.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Absolutely the BEST Indian food we've ever had. Picked this place because my son & I were in Renton for a model show. Since we live North this is an opportunity to visit someplace we would not normally go to. Also, I was intrigued that...they served Nepalese food as I have been to Nepal & love the cuisine The menu is HUGE! So many options but I really wanted the have the Chicken Momos...OMG! Fabulous...it would be a meal if you weren't sharing. Whoever said the Momos were just so-so has probably never eaten them in Nepal. Had a wonderful sweet lassi & my son had a Himalayan Sunrise cocktail which needs to be served with more ice...minor detail. He had the Mint Lamb & I choose the Himalayan Chicken Curry. We both chose 3 for hotness...perfect. When we sat down we immediately got 2 pieces of papadam. I prefer it hot but still a treat. The rice was unequivocally the best we've ever had at any restaurant. Also ordered Raita. Too full for dessert...but this will be our go to pace next year. Ambiance is very nice...quiet...& waitress was darling & helpful. Garlic nan was unusual in that neither of use could put our finger on what was missing but would not order again. Yes, a bit more pricey but both of us took home a large quantity of leftovers. Lots of cheap places to eat but but if you want authentic Nepali/Indian food this is the place.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 6, 2019

A quiet very clean place to eat. Staff pleasant, polite and very helpful. The background music is authentic (from Nepal) and was played at a volume that allowed conversation with your fellow diners. The food was well prepared, the rice was fresh, the lamb was...in large tender chunks and they were not stingy with it. The spices were added with flavor in mind, but sadly, for me they are an aquired taste. They do not have after meal mints but a bowl of Fennel seeds. You use the the provided scoop and eat them from your palm. A novel concept.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

I discovered this little gem when I had an appointment next door, and I’m so glad I did! The staff is kind, the chai is the best, the food is exceptional. I now come back here anytime I’m in the area. They play Buddhist chanting...which totally relaxes me. What a wonderful way to enjoy a delicious meal!More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

I like curry, but both the fish and lamb curries we ordered were kind of sweet- maybe too much coconut milk? The lamb was manageable, not chewy. Waitress was polite.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Himalayan Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5