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Double Dorje

Asian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly
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Phulbari | Bouddhanath, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Miles beyond in terms of quality and authenticness from the restaurants near stupa. The real deal - best momo and thenthuk in town. Cheap prices. This is it.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

If you are looking for cheap and delicious food and to be treated like family, this is your place. Amma-La is one of the finest and kindest people alive.

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Thank Emily W
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Th food here was amazing and we really love the variety of options and thus thus would recommend for sure

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Thank romilr895
Brno, Czech Republic
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Pros: - Just behind the corner from Boudha, prices are half than there - Nice atmosphere, doesn't look touristy - Quite tasty momos Cons: - Waiting too long (more than hour for a meal) - Dirty toilets, overall not much clean - Little bit weird people over there (owner standing behind the curtain making scary noises to entertain guests -... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Great vegetable momo's made fresh to order by the owner. Appears quiet during the day but dinner times from 7pm canget busy! Small but cozy restaurant with WIFI

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Thank Kelly A
Richmond, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

While staying in the Boudhanath area I visited Double Dorje (DD) frequently. Service is a tad slow & it takes time for your food to arrive however the wait is well worth it. Menu items are Nepalese & Tibetan.I had momos on a couple occasions and also had the Swiss Farmers Special (fried pasta mixed with potatoes, an egg, and... More 

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Thank inger_ted
Lucknow, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Host was disrespectful. After waiting for 30 minutes and finally finding the owner, he comes and refuses to serve us at 1:15 PM for lunch. Not for people who are hungry.

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Thank HarishVerma1
newyork
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Been a couple of times but never had what I wanted from the menu. Had a good soup but would've preferred to not eat buff Momos in the green veg thick broth. Service is super slow. When you use the restroom you'll be able to see how clean the kitchen isn't. Cozy interior and a good place to meet people,... More 

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Thank upstatewanderer
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Double Dorje is incredibly authentic Tibetan place with great and charming old couple running this place. Everything is cooked fresh, so it needs a bit of time but momo and spring rolls as well as other dishes were great. Not mentioning the fun while trying tongpa - another thing definitely worth to experience in Double Dorje.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Cosy restaurant, tucked away in back streets away from touristy centre. Serving dirt cheap and delicious Tibetan food with comfy sofas to relax back into.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Phulbari | Bouddhanath, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu

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