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Nihari Inn

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Karachi, Pakistan
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Either I have forgotten the taste of real Nihari or Nihari Inn has forgotten the art of making the same; but what I ate was pretty normal. I ordered nalli nihari with tarka and it became a bit more oily and heavy for my taste. Nonetheless, the taste was ok, when I removed nalli and ate simpler form. Restaurant has... More 

Thank Shahzad M
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

The quality of Nihari that we ordered was from out of this world. A little messy; the overall restaurant during peak hours, I guess.

Thank Salman Q
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

best Nihari (pakistani dish) in town, and have multiple outlets all across the city. if you go must try special nihari with hot naans. Cheers!

Thank mir t
Karachi, Pakistan
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65 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

The nihari is quite spicy and pricey too. The quality and quantity is good. The fried kebab are awesome. Dine in is good but service is slow especially during peak hours. Takeaway is quite quick.

Thank adeelanwer
London, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

Nihari Inn Restaurant at Boat Basin, Clifton, Karachi has been going strong for decades. Its speciality as the name suggests is Nihari made with beef or mutton, slow cooked for up to 12 hours until the meat falls apart. Nihari is believed to have originated in Old Dehli or Lucknow in India in the 18 century by muslim cooks and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Nihari The traditional food of Pakistan. there are so many other good outlets of Nihari in Karachi. the nihari inn gives you the easy approach to its Boating Basin outlet. the area is far better than the other areas of the city. the restaurant is of standard ambiance. the seating arrangements are quiet close you can be disturbed by the... More 

Thank altaf04
Karachi, Pakistan
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157 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

Nihari is Karachi's heart when it comes to food. Love the place when ever I am low with budget the ambience is not so good but the food is very tasty and amazing nihari!

2 Thank justmuneeb
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103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

Good nihari, excellent bihari botis. Good for a speedy desi meal. Great value for money. Extensive menu.

Thank Shah M A
Karachi, Pakistan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

Dont know the hell like this place, no taste at all... environment is also disgusting... they ahve absolutely no sence of taste..... there hundreds of other places in karachi where u can find better nihari that this one.

Thank Nasir A
Karachi, Pakistan
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

With a good seating area and specilist flavor of nehari, the expectations are achieved. The waiters were active and food was of good quality. I tried maghaz nalli nihari, with traditional naan (bread). and with sprinkles of the garlic, chilly ... end ur dinner with the traditional kahva, (it was available from them at boating basin), to digest it all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Halal
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karachi, Pakistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Pakistan  >  Sindh Province  >  Karachi

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