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Pardi, Pokhara, Pokhara 33411, Nepal
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

If you are interested in THKALI FOOD please visit once in Monalisa, they serve typical Thakali Food, best in Pokhara.

Thank acharyaak
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2014

If you think of thakali food in pokhara there is no other place than Monalisa. We were 14 of us and had an amazing lunch. Its a very cozy place but recommended that you pre order if its a huge group as unlike other joints its made to order. Don't miss the local fish fry, Sukuti and Aloo for starters.

3 Thank subash77
Kathmandu, Nepal
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014

So, we had heard that this place offers the best Nepali (thakali) food in town. We arrived at 2'O Clock for Lunch and after waiting for about 40-45 minutes they finally gave us a table! , took our order and say in about 15 minutes they told us to leave the table and wait for another 20-25 minutes, just because... More 

Thank Aditi C
Kathmandu, Nepal
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2011

Go for local fish and potatoes for appetizers and order a regular meal for dinner. Value for money. Friendly staffs, great location. Must visit when you're in Pokhara. My family loves it, when we're in pokhara, we're in Monalisa for sure!!! highly recommended to everyone who wants a taste of traditional thakali cuisine.

2 Thank Tombrador

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Restaurant Details

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Asian, Nepalese
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  • Address: Pardi, Pokhara, Pokhara 33411, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Western Region  >  Gandaki Zone  >  Pokhara
Monalisa is located in Damside, Pardi. Its a hotel, but the owner runs a restaurant on the ground floor. The restaurant is made of red bricks. Its near German Bakery, Pardi. Its got a beautiful view of Phewa Lake in the backyard. Its a family owned restaurant. Its one of the most famous "thakali" restaurant in Pokhara. Who's who of Nepal from Actors,Politicians,Socialites,singers,Policemens and general public have visited Monalisa. The restaurant has never been publicised. Its been running for more than 15 years through word of mouth.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?