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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 15 October 2016

Love everything about this restaurant. Food, atmosphere, service. We found it by accident when we visited Asheville and we are so glad we did! It has a wonderful calming atmosphere reflecting Nepal. I ate the Tika Masala. yum.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I'll start by saying I know essentially nothing about Nepalese food; the closest to it that I've had is Indian. And, I like Indian food. Several of us went for their lunch buffet. There were numerous dishes (perhaps 20) from which to select--including naan and...More

Thank KenCookie
Reviewed 29 September 2016

simply delicious and great atmosphere for any time of the day! I felt very comfortable with my service and thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience.

Thank ashumakerr3273
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Delicious, healthy food, excellent buffet, delightful service, quiet atmosphere. One of our top 5 places to eat in Asheville. Love it!.

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This was my second time eating at Kathmandu. My parents and I were on vacation and we always stop in Asheville for the day. We were about to go to chai pani, but changed our minds after talking with the girl working at Himalayan Imports...More

Thank chelseamarie247
Reviewed 4 August 2016

A surprise in Asheville - if you are one of the 99% of people who have never tried Nepalese food try this restaurant - it's Indian based with more interesting spices.....

Thank davidfrancophile
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I have been frequenting Kathmandu Cafe on Patton Ave for many reasons: The cafe has a serene atmosphere with staff to match [ harder to find in our bustling city ]. The Nepalese/South Asian cuisine is delicious and lovingly prepared and their lunch buffet changes...More

1  Thank Linda G
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Extensive menu of meat &/or veggie dishes from Nepal, Tibet, & India. Familiar & new items. They will tailor spice heat level for you. Excellent, kind service. Ask about buying the lovely copper/stainless steel water goblets, I got one for a family gift. Lovely decor,...More

Thank Twinbrook60
Reviewed 19 July 2016

stumbled by here at lunch time - the smells were intoxicating. Returned for dinner - delicious food, pretty restaurant!

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Loved the authentic look of this restaurant. I felt like I stepped through the door and into Nepal! The food was good, but not the best...although the menu was diverse and offered several things I'd never tried before. Service was ok for this price point....More

Thank DonnaInDurham
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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?
12 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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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