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) #30 of 677 Restaurants in Kathmandu $$ - $$$ Japanese, Asian,
Mahaaja, Thaitiy, Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 981-3603972
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“eggplant” (15 reviews)
“miso soup” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Nepalese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Mahaaja, Thaitiy, Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this place thanks to the signs and banner - it was fantastic. Everything we had off the menu was healthy and delicious!

Thank andrew12341
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here twice during our stay in Kathmandu. A nice break from curries, steaks, pizzas, etc. The food is freshly made and was very tasty. Recommend the salsa chilli tofu, potato croquette, mushroom soup, pumpkin soup and miso eggplant. All was so good!

Thank Violet L
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has newly been renovated and looks really nice. The menu is also changed and it's now a vegetarian restaurant. Good food and cheap.

Thank Emelie S
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was an absolute lucky find, we stumbled across it in Thamel and thank God we did, the food is absolutely delicious. We had the tofu with sals and avocado, the buffalo and yak cheese bolognese, and the spaghetti with pesto oyster mushrooms and...More

Thank blaev
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is a cute small restaurant in the middle of Thamel. The food is prepared freshly and is very tasty. The momos are very good with lots of filling. If you crave for vegetables then have the Chinese style cabbage. It was deliciously prepared with...More

Thank icespark
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stumbled (luckily) on Mahaaja our first evening in Kathmandu. The owner studied culinary arts in Australia. He and his sister run a clean, friendly place. We tried the chattamari (a rice flour pancake topped with potatoes, eggs, mincemeat and cheese. We ordered it without...More

Thank syracusenewyork
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed my last meal in Nepal here. Our Nepali friends took us here as the food was Newar fusion. Not the usual fare found in Thamel. It could not have been more perfect, from the food to the ambience. We ate a lot of...More

Thank angie m
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing respite in busy Kathmandu. Delicious food and great music. Mango lassi= yum! Highly recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Mahaaja the first night we arrived in Thamel, and fell in love with the veg momos and the salsa chilli tofu instantly! The food here is fantastic, the music is wonderful, and the staff are extremely lovely. We have returned today for the...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Ate one of the best burgers I have tasted at this restaurant. Delicious buffalo meat, with a very god sauce, kind of trad. bbq sous but without that smokey taste. Perfectly balanced. The chef looked japanese, witch is a quality sign when it comes to...More

Thank Øyvind S
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Larry S
13 February 2015|
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Response from Sunil M | Property representative |
We accept Nepalese, Dollar, Euro, Pound, Indian, Chinese, Japanese!! But we normally deal with Nepalese currency!!
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mahaaja, Thaitiy, Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 981-3603972
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