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Kathmandu Cafe

90 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3034
+1 828-252-1080
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Nepalese, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
90 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3034
Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our favorite spots for a great meal after a day in Asheville of hiking or exploring breweries. It's on the same block as the Thirsty Monk so very hard to miss. Amazing Indian, Nepalese, Tibetan specialties and plenty of options for vegetarians. We...More

Thank justinballetta
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Quite ,relaxed atmosphere. Good selection of food at reasonable prices. Food tastes great and portions were good.After a day of visiting some of the many breweries , it was a nice meal to end the day. Place was clean and staff was pleasant and attentive.Would...More

Thank royk647
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We enjoy going to Kathmandu. It's quick and easy and always good. Vegetarians, vegans, and gluten free folks can find plenty to eat on the buffet, and the people who work there are unfailingly kind. The buffet is not fine dining--but it's good food at...More

Thank rebecca287
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful vegetarian dinner at Kathmandu. The food was fresh and delicious. We also enjoyed the interesting atmosphere and decor. Our waitress was helpful and attentive. All in all, an enjoyable evening. We plan to return the next time we're...More

Thank JJVegTraveler
Reviewed 26 December 2016

lemon rice had no flavor of lemon...but tons of salt. Food was very boring and not well thought out or executed. Buffet small and unappealing.

1  Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Chai was wonderful. Garlic naan was good but I needed yogurt or chutney to eat it with. Plain bread is not my jam. My boyfriend God an amazing chicken dish that was cooked in a clay oven. It was so good and a great portion....More

Thank Ash L
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I swear this food comes with love attached ;) we had roti, rice, eggplant, and a lentil dish with chai tea. It was heaven. I knew nothing about this restaurant before we stumbled on it on a frigid night. I'd wanted to go to Chai...More

Thank Raina726
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I have always liked the buffet here but last night we had dinner and I ordered the appetizer sampler. Everything tasted too salty. Even the plain shredded cabbage. It was as if after the food was platted someone salted everything! The samosa was also terrible,...More

2  Thank contradancer
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Nepalese food. Went there before the theater. The food was very good, as was the service. It was a busy weekend but we didn't have to wait and we were able to be seated and have our meal and be in and out in under...More

1  Thank Fastphilad
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

There were so many choices on the menu to choose from, but I finally decided on the trout. I had dinner there with my family to enjoy the diverse tastes and spices of the Tibet region. My daughter is a vegetarian and had some great...More

Thank irondoc
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Is the menu posted somewhere? It does not come up on the restaurant website. Second question, can I use my groupon for carry out?
13 January 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3034
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-1080
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