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Indian, Asian, Tibetan, Nepalese
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had been a few years since our last visit so we decided to give it another try. Our server John was truly an amazing server, flitting between tables and somehow speaking to all of his customers seemingly all at once. We started with the...dumplings. They were good but not as good as the rest of the meal, We asked John to bring us two dishes of his choosing, as well as Naan and rice. One that he brought was a spicy curried prawn dish and the other was a chicken stirfry. The flavours here are about as bold as they can get. Absolutely delicious. In addition he brought us a basket of coconut Naan bread that was absolutely to die for. Fantastic!!! A great meal for sure.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 3, 2021

Overall, the food was yummy. Love the Momo Vegge and the sauce. Curries was good, not too spicy. Portion wise, it wasn't too big. Be prepared to order extra sides. Their coconut rice was different from Thai restaurants which one could taste the shredded coconut....Their tea was filled with spices, very unique. Staff was friendly.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 28, 2021

The food quality is amazing. The staff are amazing. This place is always spotless clean. Service is beyond unreal. The food is bang on. Been coming here weekly for years. It is truly the best ethnic food in the city.Theres a reason reservations can be...booked a week before one can get in. NOTE!!!!! Anyone leaving a poor review is doing so out of malice. Don't listen. I saying this as a consistent customer who with the 85 percent of people who come here how good the entire experience is. These people are the nicest family.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 26, 2021 via mobile

Delicious authentic food! Loved the butter chicken and the dumplings. I love spicy so we had all of our dishes at maximum spice- delicious! Definitely will go again to try the fish entrees

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed July 22, 2021

Very noisy with kids running around, very untidy and dirty floors. Babies and small kids being placed on the tables like trophies. The food is very ethnic and most dishes are in a sauce. I did not like it.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 18, 2021 via mobile

It was great to return after the covid lockdown. Maybe distance makes the heart grow fonder, but I felt like the flavours were richer and more beautiful that usual. The fish appetizer, Himalayan lamb, Vhatpat chicken and saag were all fantastic. The service - brilliant.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed April 7, 2021 via mobile

My girl and I enjoy travelling and trying new restaurants and experiences, and returning to our favourites. After a long week for my girl, I thought a special and relaxing night was due- so off to the Himalayan! Several of our friends have mentioned it...and we have been very eager to come check it out- we were absolutely stunned! Our server Jon was fantastic- prompt, friendly and gave his favourite suggestions so we could enjoy a unwinding and relaxing dining experience. We enjoyed: pork momos, Lamb Chatpat, Lamb Himalayan curry, grilled lamb, and mango cream as well as our wine. Great wine list, and our dinners were perfectly prepared. We would like to honour Jon as his table presence and service was impeccable-a good spirited and hard working guy. We have been to hundreds of restaurants and we would comfortably rate him as one of our favourite all time. There’s a reason so many regulars lined up out the door- the Himalayan is simply amazing! The talent, menu definitely contends with the likes of VJ’s in Vancouver!! Thank you chef and Jon for making our night awesome! We will be back as it was sensational!!!🍷❤️🏔More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed January 17, 2021

Ordered pick up. Been coming here for long time. The food is excellent, we had to pork dumplings, fish appetizer, butter chicken and the Nepali Tarkari. the Dumplings and the fish were great. The curries were good, but for the butter chicken there were only...4 small pieces of chicken and only 2 pieces of paneer in the other. Pretty pricey at 18 dollars per dish.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed November 15, 2020 via mobile

It was good to return after a long covid absence. And it was still fantastic. Particularly love the momo and fish appetizers. One day will just have to make that our whole meal. But the mains are great too - the chicken chatpat, the Himalayan...lamb were delicious. We just love the spice blends. The service was great, as always.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed August 28, 2020 via mobile

Delicious meal and excellent, friendly service. All the curry meals were great, especially the lamb. Pork dumplings were enjoyable as well.

Date of visit: August 2020
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niki101806
March 26, 2018|
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Response from Carol C | Reviewed this property |
No it’s not very close, across the city
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O5824MN
July 11, 2017|
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Response from URKahuna | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your question. The Himalayan has purchased the space next to its present location. Now expanding to include that additional space. If I remember correctly, they hope to open again in August. Keep checking... More
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RRajaram
January 19, 2017|
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Response from nancyhK3468QK | Reviewed this property |
No buffet. They used to have a lunch buffet but no longer serve lunch at all. Dinner is by the menu.
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Yes, The Himalayan offers takeaway services.

The Himalayan is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5