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Kathmandu Cafe

Downtown Asheville
Indian, Vegetarian, Nepali, Gluten Free, Asian, Tibetan
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90 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3034
828-252-1080
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Rockville, Maryland
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Extensive menu of meat &/or veggie dishes from Nepal, Tibet, & India. Familiar & new items. They will tailor spice heat level for you. Excellent, kind service. Ask about buying the lovely copper/stainless steel water goblets, I got one for a family gift. Lovely decor, quiet. Have a lunch buffet, tho we were there for dinner.

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Thank Twinbrook60
Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

stumbled by here at lunch time - the smells were intoxicating. Returned for dinner - delicious food, pretty restaurant!

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Thank Jennifer C
Durham, North Carolina
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the authentic look of this restaurant. I felt like I stepped through the door and into Nepal! The food was good, but not the best...although the menu was diverse and offered several things I'd never tried before. Service was ok for this price point. We'd do it again...and try different new dishes every time.

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Thank DonnaInDurham
New England
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151 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped into Kathmandu for dinner with a group of 7, including a 3 year old. The food choices are quite varied from Nepalese, to Indian, and also some standard Chinese/Asian fare. Service was so-so as our waiter seemed to not really care if we were dining there or not. The food itself was decent, and the vegetarians in our... More 

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Thank David J H
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wonderful food! We are vegetarians and there are tons of choices from the menu. The food is spiced perfectly. The wait staff is very friendly and helpful. Yummy, yummy place to eat and relax

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Thank Mary H
Asheville, North Carolina
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having moved from an area of the country where excellent Indian restaurants are plentiful, we were eager to try our first Indian food in this area. We stopped into Kathmandu Cafe for buffet lunch and were not disappointed. Every dish on the buffet was excellent. It was beautifully prepared and a feast for the senses. The service was warm and... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service is always good as is the food. The malai kofta was delicious!! Everything we get here is wonderful. Also, don't skip the kheer for dessert!!

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Thank gizzyliz
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We went here on a recommendation. So glad that we did! The food was absolutely fantastic. The portions were generous. Our waiter, Bobby, was a pleasure. He explained everything and was super excited about all the food that they serve. Definitely worth eating there. We will be back!

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Philadelphia
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259 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

You might overlook this restaurant among all the trendy joints that have 45 minute waits, but do try it and be rewarded with excellent, tasty and fresh food. Our waiter asked us to place our spice tolerance for each dish on a "scale," and it worked perfectly. We all loved our dinners and would very happily eat here again when... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Don't be deceived by the outward appearance it's so fun and well decorated inside. Everything was outstanding! Great textures, great flavors. Brunch was Only $10. Yum! Authentic -- we've been to napal and it Was like comfort food!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian, Nepali, Gluten Free, Asian, Tibetan
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3034
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: 828-252-1080

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