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Gurkha Himalayan Kitchen

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Davie Village
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1141 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1N2, Canada
+1 604-565-7965
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
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Seattle, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled from to Vancouver for the Easter long weekend and Gurkha came highly recommended by our friends. The place was very busy since not many restaurants were open on easter sunday. We waited 15-20 minutes for a table and the server was very efficient and quick on his feet. He recommended the chicken jhol momo which were absolutely delicious,... More 

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Thank bridgebag
Abbotsford, Canada
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an enjoyable experience. Our hostess, who was also our waitress, served us in a timely manner, and explained each of the dishes we asked about. My wife and I shared an appetizer, and I had a bowl of soup to start off. The entrees arrived just as the appetizers were being finished... great timing. The soup, (I had... More 

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Thank Stephen R
Kelowna, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Six of us walked in off the street with no reservations. The food was delicious and the service was great. We all ordered something different so we could do the share around. This was helped with the addition of a few extra side plates. All in we had a great evening.

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Thank powmanodano
Iqaluit, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We had a group of 12. Every single dish was either tasteless or else watered down. Those of us who booked this place were embarrassed for our guests. This was an incredibly unpleasant experience.

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Thank BanToli
Coquitlam, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Saturday night and very busy restaurant but still we were seated quickly and served our delicious meal in very good time! I had the salmon and my husband had the chicken himali - both excellent!!

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Thank Mary Lou D
New Delhi, India
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Nice owner, Awesome food, great service, lot of options, definitely recommended, it has natural taste, with option to amplify using hot sauces...

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Thank praveenguptaymca
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

we went went there to have an authentic experience of Himalayan cuisine and we left there disappointed & hungry - bland & burnt food, dead atmosphere on Saturday night ...

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1 Thank Narjes M
Lakeside, Ontario
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We just noticed this place on a walk up Davies St. Lots of vegetarian options with some wonderful flavours. Also the option to have very mild versions. All in all an excellent experience at a reasonable price.

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Thank Susan F
Canada
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90 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

On my first visit we had the momos and they were excellent. It was as good as the one we had in Nepal On my 2nd visit we had the Daal Bhaat, and it's the best way to sample a bit of everything, I highly recommend the dish, it comes vegetarian just like in Nepal or with meat. The service... More 

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Thank Magali D
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I'm half Nepalese, and while I grew up with mostly Canadian food, this place is fantastic! My favourite dishes are Himali Chicken, and Pokhaha Lamb. But leave room for dessert because the Chai Creme Brulee is the best dessert ever!

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Tibetan, Nepalese, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1141 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Davie Village
  • Neighbourhood: Davie Village
  • Phone Number: +1 604-565-7965

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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