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1278 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2604
+1 651-696-1666
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Toledo, Ohio
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, friendly atmosphere, cozy setting. Lots of vegetarian options and good beer list. Distinctive menu

Thank Mouseketeer99
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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400 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Dinner with friends that were headed off to Nepal. We had a couple types of lamb, goat, veggies and all were delicious. The chicken tikka masala was especially good. We would recommend this place.

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The food were delicious! The quantity surprised the guest and I with the price. (appearing expensive for a small quantity) Nonetheless, the service were excellent and atmosphere is cozy

Thank Chelsea P
St. Paul, MN
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I love this place. This is my "comfort food" restaurant to go out to. It's got a great, bright, clean, colorful ambiance. They serve alcohol. And they have the most amazing Nepal food. My go to is the okra curry, which is deliciously flavorful. Be aware that their spice level isn't downgraded for Minnesota-level.

Thank Jae L
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My expectations were not sky high, however I hoped for something more. The momo's were good and I thought the ambiance and staff were great. But as a former resident of Nepal and the Tibetan region of the Indian Himalaya, I expected more from the entrees. It wasn't bad, but it's not the Himalayan flavor I hoped for.

Thank Bjorn P
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Food is delicious and will bring us back but the service last time was lacking. Took so long for waiter to come to table we almost left. Server never came back and checked on us once. The Jogi Takari curry (medium +) I had was outstanding. Medium + definitely brought on a little sweat.

Thank Tallcool1225
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Lighter on the Curry than Indian restaurants, Everest offers a variety of dishes, vegetarian and with meats that are tasty and spiced to your taste buds. Very nice staff. All food off menu is prepared fresh. They also have a lunch buffet. Live the veggie momos and kabuli chana (chick peas). Can order noodle dishes and rice dishes with chicken... More 

Thank robertrmpls1
Raleigh, North Carolina
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915 reviews
439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 424 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

The food here is basically Indian cuisine. There are many vegetarian options, many of them made with tofu. There are meat and chicken dishes as well. For lunch on Saturday, we chose the buffet. It included a salad bar and several vegetarian dishes including pakora, chickpeas, okra, rice, cauliflower with peas, and nan. They were very good and not at... More 

Thank John M
EverestOnGrand, Owner at Everest on Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Everest On Grand and trying our Saturday buffet. Taking time to write a few words on our food is highly appreciated. More 

Rochester, Minnesota
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592 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

I have driven by here many times, but yesterday was the day to try it. This restaurant is directly across from the Kowalski's grocery store on Grand, so it is very easy to find. We were a party of 4 stopping in for a buffet lunch. I was the first to arrive at 11:25AM, but the door was locked. They... More 

Thank traveltheworld012
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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400 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Dinner was delicious and had leftovers to take home. We enjoyed the Veggie Pakora and the pork and turkey momo for appetizers. The chicken tikka masala was especially good. The one thing we have found is that the mild, medium and hot ratings are not very consistent. Sometimes medium has me sweating this time it just right with a nice... More 

Thank 2Travel-4funNow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Indian, Asian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1278 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-696-1666

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