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Nepal's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Indian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly
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184 E. Elkhorn Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517
+1 970-577-7035
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whether the buffet deal or a'la carte, the food is flavorful and regionally accurate given where the owners are from. The location is off street and next to the creek (locals call it the River Walk). Relaxed dining.

Thank Douglas T
Estes Park, Colorado
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. If they run short of an item on their buffet, they will refill it. And they will make special orders for a price separate from the buffet. Very friendly owners: very appreciative of customers.

Thank Marie M
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nepal's Cafe is the best! I try to eat here once a week, I come mainly for the daily buffet that they have from 11-3. I really like the potato dish, the green beans and chili chicken entree. Always perfect after a hike because the food is hot and ready! Chai tea is a hit, and they won't let you... More 

Thank Steven B
Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by to get some dinner after long day in Estes Park. Our friend who is Nepali brought us. The restaurant is comfortable with friendly staff. The food is authentic Nepal food according to our Nepali friend. If you've never had Nepali food you should definitely go here to try some! It is a bit pricey but worth it for... More 

Thank cmtng
Bloomington, Indiana
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had fried chicken dumplings appetizer, lamb curry and Mahi Mahi coconut curry. All sauces were really good and the lamb tender. Only downside was the fish seeming a bit old. Loved the pictures on the walls.

Thank Celestestar
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have seriously had everything on the menu and there is nothing I wouldn't order again. The buffet is great for lunch, the chai is the best around (and bottomless). You will be greeted with a smile and treated well by the family.

Thank Michelle H
Stillwater, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful resturaunt run by such a hospitable family- delicious savory flavors to warm you up at 7,000+ feet ! The photography makes you want to visit the beautiful country itself, the owner makes you want to keep coming back and the food... well it's just what I was looking for. My husband doesn't like curries normally but after exhausting all... More 

Thank Elsak24
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262 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

During my recent visit to the estes park, we spotted this small resturant in the heart of the eating joints. Looking @ the ratings one of my friends really wanted to try it out. we were not able to have the buffet as it closes @ 3pm and we were top of airtram that time, but we had the dinner... More 

Thank Traveller_4m_Krypton
Minot, United States
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The place looks shabby but the food is pretty good. The signs for the buffet are what drew us in but we ordered from the menu instead. I definitely recommend stopping here and giving this place a try if you like trying new things or if you enjoy Indian/Nepali food.

Thank Teasha W
Anaheim, California
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Most unexpected was the amazing Nepali food in Estes Park. And infact, there were many nepali restaurants in the vicinity and we tried few of them, this one stands out as providing amazing quality and tasty food. Both Indian and Nepali preparations were wonderful. A must for those visiting Estes Park. Please also note, the exact location is little trickier... More 

Thank Rohit S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 E. Elkhorn Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-577-7035

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