We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sonam Trophel Restaurant

Paro Tshongdue | Above Paro Canteen, Paro 12001, Bhutan
+975 8 271 287
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (9 reviews)
“fried rice” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Paro Tshongdue | Above Paro Canteen, Paro 12001, Bhutan
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (209)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

.We visited only this cafe and mountain cafe based on the reviews read. Sonam is better choice. We also visited one farm stay for lunch , its bhutanis and so so.

Thank SmitaSud
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant after completing the Tiger's Nest. Was so tired and hungry as we didn't had our lunch. The taste of the food was nice. Me and my wife enjoyed the food a lot.

Thank Vivekhanand C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place offers good and tasty food mainly indian dishes. But had to wait for a long time untill the food arrived. However the staff were friendly and the food was tasty. Apparently this is one if the oldest restaurant.

Thank noel m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We reached this restaurant for brunch and they were happy to serve us. The cheese sandwich was heavenly. We reordered multiple times! Cheese omelette had tons of cheese in it and the puri-sabji was so indian in its taste. No wonder this is considered as...More

Thank NishanthN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very fair quality of local food offered in a local environment. Clean, with traditional ambience. Try the dumplings.

Thank viosif
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This place is not the right choice of you are looking for a local Bhutanese cuisine. They are also expensive in comparison to other restaurants in town. The food was good though not proper Bhutanese so i am giving it 3 stars. The service is...More

Thank Ekta P
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We read good reviews about this place so we went to check it out but found the food to be average. I ordered noodles and chilly chicken which were average and the mrs had thukpa which she said was indianised. I guess the indian food...More

Thank pratyushsingh
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This place is paradise for Indians Expats in Paro, Bhutan, the food is delicious, served fresh and hot, guests are personally looked after by the owners. The Puri with Alu Sabzi is a delicacy, so are the parathas and momos but the surprise is the...More

Thank abhi4unme
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves best Indian food. We ordered veg. indian. Dal and fried rice was superb. Maggi was also good. Do not have more sitting arrangement but overall good experience. Average per person price was 250. Must try if you want Indian delicious food.

Thank neel p
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The hotel is towards the end of main market however since it is located right on main road, all you hear is vehicles passing around. Also, there is construction going on and if you want peace during the day time, forget about it. We could...More

Thank SarfarazSyed
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 hotels in Paro
Hotel Jigmeling
65 reviews
.27 km away
Gangtey Palace Hotel
337 reviews
.66 km away
Olathang Hotel
335 reviews
1.36 km away
COMO Uma Paro
627 reviews
2.15 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Champaca Cafe
185 reviews
.04 km away
Brioche Cafe
171 reviews
.03 km away
Mountain Cafe
116 reviews
.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rinpung Dzong
520 reviews
1.04 km away
National Museum
522 reviews
1.20 km away
Amedewa Tours and Trek
14 reviews
.31 km away
Paro River
43 reviews
1.00 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
29 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from jaintarang11 | Reviewed this property |
Dinner was about 800 for 2
7 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from foodieebyheart | Reviewed this property |
Sonam trophel is in the heart of paro town. Sonam trophel hotel and restaurant are different
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 6
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paro Tshongdue | Above Paro Canteen, Paro 12001, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Paro District  >  Paro
  • Phone Number: +975 8 271 287
  • E-mail
There a hotel also with name Sonam Trophel but restaurant is different at different location. The restaurant is on the main street on your right hand side if you are driving up,The Hotel is a little above the junction towards the bridge.the restaurant is on the main street on your right hand side if you are driving up,The Hotel is a little above the junction towards the bridge. Ask any of the local shops in Paro about Sonam Trophel Restaurant and i am sure anyone can direct you since its a small town.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing