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Tibetan, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

It was my first time having Tibetan food, Had the lentil soup and the Shogo Phaley (basically an Indian Aloo Paratha) - very filling and less than $15. Cannot beat that. Service was good, place is small but well kept.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Came here for lunch after a local suggests it. I have never tried Tibetan food before. The place is small but cozy. The decoration is beautiful. The music they play is some kind of contemporary Monk incantation accompanied with instruments. It was pleasant but after...a while it sounded a bit repetitive. But it does calm your mind. I had the buffet lunch. It costs $15.25 after tax and before tips. So value is a three star (meets expectation). I highly recommend the momos -- a momo is a vegetarian dumpling. The ones they serve appear to have been steamed. It's got some flavorful vegetable in it with some kind of cheese. It was so good that I went back to get more. I in total had four momos during my lunch. The cole slaw is also interesting. Next to the cole slaw appears to be kale leaves with chickpeas. However, the kale leaves with chickpeas salad has dressing that tastes like cole slaw dressing and the cole slaw itself has very simple dressing. To my surprise, they also added some grilled scallion into the cole slaw and bring another flavor to the profile. For the cooked food, my favorites are the pork stir fried with leeks and the stir-fried beancurd (tofu). The pork stir fried with leeks reminds me of the Chinese Harka cuisine. The pork has been marinated well and is full of flavor. The stir-fried beancurd is superb if you put it (and its juice) on top of white rice. These two dishes are heavenly to me. Food is a five star. The chicken curry tastes a bit like Indian chicken curry. It's not bad, but just not unique. I also like their stir-fried noodles -- it's got a lot of "wok chi". Wok chi is the extra flavor the food will get after they have been cooked in a wok on high heat. Try that. Service is a four star -- every time someone leaves the table, the waiter came over to pick up the finished plate. You can tell that they are watching like hawks to ensure that you have a pleasant dining experience. I will go back for more next time I am in the neighborhood.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

I would never rate a restaurant harshly unless I am confident in my review. As much as I loved the food, unfortunately, $15.00 was taken from my table by (most likely) one of the staff during my lunch buffet there. It's a small space with...a lot going on, and I left my things on the table while I grabbed a second plate. When I returned to the table with my old plates gone, I noticed that my $15.00 in cash I had brought to pay for the buffet was also gone. Thankfully, I had my credit card. I thought I had dropped the cash on the way to the buffet, but I confirmed with a friend that they saw my cash on the table during the meal. Very unfortunate, and I truly hate the blame the restaurant staff. I only do so with full confidence of what happened. I hope this does not happen to other diners. If there's a way to have the restaurant manager review the security camera and identify who may have taken the money, it would be very appreciated. I'd like to speak with the individual.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

I’ve never had Tibetan food before. Ranger had a nice Saturday buffet. There we’re a couple of soups, a curry chicken, stir fried beef and chicken, and a couple of noodle plates plus veggies. The restaurant is small and cozy. The food was good. Worth...the experience.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

My family and I have visited this restaurant before. We are all adventurous with our willingness to try different cuisines. With that being said you do have to know what you are going to experience. Which is very good mix between Indian and Chinese food....Tibetan is very tasty to me. We always go for the buffet at lunch time. And we think it is great. There is a variety of Tibetan dishes and salads, fruits, soups and drinks. Family run, small inside but very cozy. There is a parking lot across the street but the day we were there it was full so we found a spot on the street. (Metered)More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Brought here by some friends who have been regulars. An excellent selection of Tibet food. Probably best to come with a few others so as to sample the various lamb, chicken and beef options. No problems.

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Little gem in Central square. Family style restaurant with friendly staffs makes Rangzen a special place when you need good food and cozy environment.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

I must warn you from visiting this horrible hole in the wall place. From staff to the cleanliness to the quality of the food falls below any average to poor restaurant. DO NOT EVER try their buffet over the weekend. it feels like leftover food...being served. Also they advertise as unlimited buffet however they hardly refill any portion and everything seems to be stale and cooked overnight. Staff is so rude that if you request at any time they will either scream at you or give you looks as if you asked for something impossible. Our experience was traumatizing. The cashier seems to be the most unfriendly and rude and be ready for him to throw tantrums at you for asking for anything politely. We encountered a situation where we were this close to call 911 for their intimidating behavior. STAY AWAYMore

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

First try and Tibetian, which ended up as a pretty nice find. Went with a friend and tried some dumplings, noodle dishes, and a few fresh juices. Not on a major street but good cuisine if you are interested in finding something different.

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

Went here for dinner with friends and it was my second visit. Had lunch here before with a colleague and the dinner and lunch buffet were both great! The food here is really excellent. Desserts are also delicious. This is tremendous value for money and...you will get Tibetian food, but they also have a couple Chinese and Thai dishes. Try it! Really excellent value and tasty food!!More

Date of visit: July 2017
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