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Namaste Cafe

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2512 Hennepin Ave, Ste 1, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3566
+1 612-827-2496
11:00 - 22:00
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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I always have excellent food here and appreciate all of the vegan options but always feel it's too expensive for what you get.

Thank TerryGips
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great South Asian food (owners are from nepal, but it's a mix of indian and nepalese). They are known for their flavorful chai made with tea from their own farm. They use fresh local ingredients as much as possible. The setting is charming, in an old house on Hennepin Ave. The porch is ideal for a lazy summer lunch, while... More 

Thank Bonekasalju
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Three of us ended up going to Namaste because place we were going was full, it was a great place. The service was fantastic, food was very good and the atmosphere was really quaint and homey. My family member who lives in Minneapolis said he will definitely be going back there with others.

Thank LHmann1
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I typically eat there with my daughter. We both enjoy the many menu choices, especially as she is allergic to dairy. I have never left unhappy.

Thank Susan B
Appleton, Wisconsin
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123 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had a delicious dinner here on a cool late summer evening. indoor and outdoor seating were both offered. We tried 3 different curries and liked them all. A potato appetizer was tasty with a good level of spiciness. There was enough for leftovers and they added extra rice for the take home containers. We were also quite pleased with... More 

Thank louh332
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We ate lunch at Namaste on a warm afternoon and enjoyed sitting on the porch watching people and enjoying our lovely Mango Lassis and Chai Teas. The Lunchbox Special was fabulous! We loved every bite of the Chicken Tikka Masala with rice, sauteed Green Beans; Chole; Raita & Carrot Coconut Crème Brulée. The flavors were just a riot of deliciousness.... More 

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Cary, NC
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The vegan mango curry was tasty. I enjoyed this vegan curry, not as heavy as standard curries. The sauce was spicy, thick, and tangy. The only improvement I'd make is to grill or marinate the tofu. It was just diced up and mixed in.

Thank SheilaLoring
Gainesville, FL
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335 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Relatives took us here during a visit in early August 2016. The menu is a bit off-beat if you are not used to items from India and Nepal and that part of the world. We looked inside, which was like an old converted house and quaint, but decided to dine on the patio since weather was decent. Our server was... More 

Thank JFGainesville
Rochester, Minnesota
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Cozy Indian restaurant in a converted house offering indoor/outdoor dining. Food was GREAT! We had PUNJABI SPINACH PANEER & CREAMY MASALA CURRY. Pleasant service. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank v2skate0910
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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134 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We had wanted to try this place for awhile. The chai here is outstanding. It was absolutely delicious and I definitely want to get that again at the very least. The curries we ordered were great. I'd highly recommend the potato appetizer as well. Unfortunately, we felt that the service was less than stellar. Our waitress was disinterested, sometimes to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2512 Hennepin Ave, Ste 1, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3566
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-827-2496

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