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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 26 December 2015

My companion and I recently ventured up to "The Land in The Sky" for The Warren Haynes 27th Annual Christmas Jam recently, and stopped for dinner at Kathmandu Cafe after wallking around the wonderful downtown shopping. Downtown Asheville is alive with activity, sidewalk cafes, street...More

Thank Aureus999
Reviewed 22 December 2015

This experience was a family dinner at which we ate the buffet food. The portions are self served and in my case excessive - One vegetarian offering was above the average the remaining five offerings were various curries as well as DAL, BHAT and TARKARI...More

Thank rmorison
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Truly authentic Nepalese cuisine. It is simple and tasty. I had a soup (johl) and a combo platter of appetizers rounded out by some middle sweet chai tea - what a treat. It was a quiet evening to begin with but was hoping by the...More

1  Thank joyogi5
Reviewed 6 November 2015

We had a fabulous dinner here on Halloween night. The staff were very friendly and helpful in choosing from the extensive menu. Highly recommend!

Thank CaptBC
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

I am really surprised by all of the negative reviews I found here. I've just been here once, so maybe I got lucky, but we came with friends who've been often and spoke highly of it. First off, it's absolutely beautiful inside! The ambience is...More

1  Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 28 September 2015

The restaurant is not the best indian / pakistani restaurant I have been to, but it is decent. I can see for somewhere like Asheville were they don't have much competitions, this is pretty good.

Thank Gaspard_de_la_nuit
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We like Indian and Pakistani food, and we like spicy food. However, Kathmandu's papadum was so salty (we had never had it that way), that we each ate 2-3 bites. The dal seemed salty too, because a few spoonsful burned our tongues, and we left...More

Thank TJandTR
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Don't walk by this place! We really enjoyed the food, atmosphere and wait staff. Our waiter was just so amazing. He was patient to answer all our questions. And the F-O-O-D is to die for. I would literally choose Kathmandu for my last meal ☺

Thank Alicia H
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We ordered Kathmandu through Valet Gourmet. We were excited to try a new Indian type restaurant. We ordered pakoras which were pretty good and also some kind of patty which was tasteless. The Goat Curry was all gristle and bones and the dumplings were hard...More

2  Thank iamstoked22
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

As we drifted around downtown Asheville we happened upon Kathmandu cafe. We had no idea the amazing meal ahead of us. We tried several dishes, naan and their chai tea. Everything was so delicious and spices that were out of this world. I'm still telling...More

Thank TheModernMrsBlog
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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?
13 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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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