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Namaste Cafe

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
2512 Hennepin Ave, Ste 1, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3566
+1 612-827-2496
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good51%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“chai” (6 reviews)
“curry” (11 reviews)
“mango” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2512 Hennepin Ave, Ste 1, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3566
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This little "Indian" place on Hennepin Avenue has been there for quite a while. I haven't eaten there since I started reviewing for Tripadvisor so I thought it was about time. It was suggested by a friend from India. The place is owned by Nepalis...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I can’t speak highly enough about the food and the atmosphere at the Namaste café. The staff was incredible, the food was delicious and healthy, the music was tasteful and inviting. Not to mention the atmosphere was exactly what one would expect in the restaurant...More

Thank FinnieF
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We are vegan and ordered our food but were served non vegan dishes. The staff were very upset about the mistake and comped our entire meal. We did leave a very good tip. The food was utterly wonderful, however the Chai....... This place used to...More

Thank SimbiPetwo
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Street parking only. We ate in the dining room of the house. Many tables throughout the house, on the porch & in the front yard. We had the Castle Danger cream beer for$ 5.50, spinach salad with tomato for $6.25 & roti tri folded flat...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Visited Namaste Cafe for dinner on our trip to Minneapolis. Ordered Daal, Chana Masala, Naan and rice. Both dishes were good. Preparation was not too heavy either. Service was good too. We chose indoor sitting but outdoor seating also seemed nice. The place also had...More

Thank travellingjughead
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My wife, son and I noticed the cafe as we drove past, and stopped for lunch. We had their lunch-box special, all very good. Perhaps our best meal on our visit to the Twin Cities. Many vegetarian options, East Indian fusion style. Great selection of...More

1  Thank 46orlando
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Looking at the name, you would think it was a typical Indian restaurant, but it was far from. Did not see any Indians around, not even the servers. The food is not really typical Indian food, more like fusion food. It is a little pricey...More

Thank S J
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Was in town for a play and found this little gem! Had tofu mango curry, garlic naan and a honey mango margarita. All were wonderful! It's a house transformed into a cute restaurant. Staff was awesome. Food was very very good! Would absolutely go again!...More

Thank highdee5
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stopped by on a Sunday afternoon after a walk around Lake of the Isles. We were warmly welcomed and given much attention (but not too much) throughout our visit. We tried the "lunch box special" and were delighted with it as a culturally-adapted South Asian...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This restaurant is in an old house. The setting is nice, but it is not ideal for a romantic dinner, because the tabled are too close to one another. While we genuinely enjoyed the setting, it was not as intimate as we had hoped. The...More

Thank lacke010
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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