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The Himalayan

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$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Gluten Free Options
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3218 17th Avenue, SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-984-3384
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17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Not our first visit to Himalayan. Great service great food. Let the staff recommend a combo. You can't go wrong.

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Thank Gregory888
Calgary, Canada
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The food was very good! Looks like a little hole in the wall place from the outside but they've done a great job on interior. Would definitely go back.

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Thank Kirk-Amie1010
Calgary
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65 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Had been here about 15-20 years ago at the old location. The new place is just as good and busy as always. Make a reservation. The Vegetarian Chatbat and the Butter Chicken were great, lots of bread and rice. Great experience.

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Thank Amor3
Forster, Australia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Arriving in Calgary from Australia we were absolutely delighted to find this small and insignificant restaurant through Tripadvisor. As others have said, it is little wonder that their rating is high as their standard of food is really impressive, service is prompt and helpful, the wine list is small but good. We wanted to go back the next night to... More 

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Thank Lyn K
Sydney, Australia
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115 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

It is no surprise this restaurant is rated so highly. They only take reservations up until 8.00pm then it is first come, first served for a table. I definitely recommend making a reservation, as it is generally pretty hard to get a table. The service is fantastic and the staff are all friendly and helpful even though it is fully... More 

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Thank Robw1407
Calgary
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We has heard and read about The Himalayan but had never even seen the location which is somewhat hidden in the corner of a strip-mall. And it's small in comparison; so much so I hope it never reaches the point where making a reservation is difficult. Were we lucky? We reserved earlier the same day, arrived on time to find... More 

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Thank thatCalgaryCouple
Lundbreck, Canada
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We started with non alcoholic drinks, pineapple coconut juice and a mango yogurt smoothie. The appetizer was pork momo with two dipping sauces. For the mains, we had Butter Chicken (2), Himalayan Shrimp and Butter Shrimp. For dessert we split a ramalai four ways. The entire meal was first class.

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Thank ChillyRider
Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for something different for dinner, and found that at The Himalayan. We both had the lamb Dal-Bhat because it was labeled a "traditional Nepali plate", and looked like a good introduction to the cuisine. The medium hot is good for someone who likes a little heat, and a lot of taste. The serving size is generous and... More 

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Thank dlflan
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went for dinner. The food and service was awesome. The dumplings were wonderful and left us wanting more. I think perhaps it is more fusion than Himalayan but very enjoyable. It was very busy and I have heard that it is usually busy.

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Thank JeanneO1
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. We had a big group and never had to wait for our sever once. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Server made suggestions as to what we gshould et and was accurate.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3218 17th Avenue, SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-984-3384
Description
The Himalayan Restaurant serves Nepali cuisine, which has influences from India and China.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?