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While In Kathmandu in Ridgewood gift card

While In Kathmandu

Yelp Rating - 4.5 stars
257 reviews onYelp logo
(718) 386-3416
Location758 Seneca Ave Ridgewood
CategoriesCafes, Bars, Himalayan/Nepalese

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updated: May 18, 2024
AmbienceIntimate, Casual
Year Established2017
While In Kathmandu map location
Alex H.
Yelp Rating - 5 stars04/26/2024
While in Kathmandu in Ridgewood is a Nepalese restaurant serving traditional dishes, fun fusion twists and a beautiful array of momos. We were recommended... read review
Joi B.
Yelp Rating - 5 stars05/10/2023
While In Kathmandu, I ate food so incredible, it made me cry. This was an introduction to Nepalese cuisine for me and I was not prepared for the emotions it... read review
David A.
Yelp Rating - 5 stars10/08/2023
Had Nepali cuisine in Ridgewood, Queens, NY today at "While in Kathmandu" restaurant. There were 4 of us. Ordered:   Chicken Jhol Momo (steamed) Chicken... read review
Mon12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Fri12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tue12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sat12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wed12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thu12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Business Description

While In Kathmandu is a unique Nepali cafe and eatery located in the heart of Ridgewood, New York. This cozy yet casual environment offers a full espresso bar alongside Nepali specialties for cafe goers to enjoy. The rotating menu features all sorts of traditional Nepali fare, as well as original While In Kathmandu fusions that keep customers coming back for more.

This little gem was conceptualized by the owner, who took a break from managing his family's restaurant for a two-week trip back home to Nepal. During his travels, he stopped in roadside cafes and small villages, experiencing the local cuisine and culture. Upon his return, While In Kathmandu was born, bringing those unforgettable experiences back to his home in Ridgewood.

The ambiance of While In Kathmandu is intimate, yet casual, making it a perfect spot for catching up with friends or relaxing with a good book. The decor is simple, yet tasteful, with pops of color that reflect the vibrant Nepali culture.

The menu at While In Kathmandu features a variety of items that cater to any palate. For those who crave something spicy, the chatpat and goat curry are must-tries. The momos, a traditional Nepali dumpling, are a fan favorite and unlike any other dumpling you've ever had. For those who prefer something on the sweeter side, the masala chai and Nepali tea are perfect options.

What sets While In Kathmandu apart from other cafes in the area is the attention to detail and commitment to quality. Each item is prepared with care and presented beautifully. The prices are reasonable, making it an affordable option for anyone looking for a unique dining experience.

Overall, While In Kathmandu is a hidden gem in Ridgewood that's definitely worth a visit. The friendly staff, cozy ambiance, and delicious cuisine make it a perfect spot to relax and unwind.

Gift Ideas for While In Kathmandu

For those looking for a unique and thoughtful gift, While In Kathmandu offers a variety of items that are sure to delight anyone on your list. Whether it's for a foodie friend or someone who appreciates a good cup of coffee, there's something for everyone at this Nepali cafe and eatery.

One great gift option is a bag of their signature coffee beans. Sourced from the best farms in Nepal, these beans are roasted to perfection and have a bold, rich flavor that will wake up your taste buds. Pair it with a beautiful ceramic mug, handmade by a local Nepali artist, for the ultimate coffee lover's gift.

Another great option is a gift card to While In Kathmandu. This allows your loved one to experience the cozy ambiance and delicious cuisine at their leisure. With a rotating menu featuring traditional Nepali fare and original fusions, there's always something new and exciting to try. Plus, the friendly staff and intimate atmosphere make it a perfect spot for catching up with friends or enjoying a quiet moment alone.

For those who love to cook, While In Kathmandu offers a variety of spices and sauces that will elevate any dish. Their chatpat spice blend is a must-try, with a unique blend of sweet, sour, and spicy flavors that will add a kick to any meal. Pair it with a jar of their homemade chutney for a delicious and authentic Nepali experience.

Overall, While In Kathmandu offers a variety of gift options that are sure to impress. From signature coffee beans to handmade ceramics and spicy spice blends, there's something for everyone at this unique and charming cafe.

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