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On your way to visit Pokhara during your trip to Nepal? Confused about your meal itinerary and where to go to enjoy the best meals? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. The city which is called the gateway to the Annapurna Circuit does not disappoint when it comes to the best Pokhara restaurants. Make sure to stop by these places for a gala time.

10 Best Pokhara restaurants

Featuring a diverse array of cuisines, ranging from Japanese, Continental, Thai and even Korean, here are the top Pokhara restaurants you must visit:

1. Moondance Restaurant & Bar

Moondance Restaurant & Bar

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Prepare to be greeted by a roaring open fire as you pay a visit to this happening Lakeside restaurant in Pokhara. Featuring a tasteful décor and delectable food, no wonder this is one of the top joints among people’s lists to enjoy a nice meal at. The menu is also stocked from salads, pizzas, imported steaks, right down to Indian and Thai curries, so variety is in abundance when you visit Moondance.

Tip: Do not forget to taste the legendary Lemon Meringue Pie for dessert!
Where: Lakeside Rd, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
Cost: INR 1200/- for 2

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2. Byanjan


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With its relaxing white-and-blue décor, usage of raw rocks and subtle lighting, the sophisticated attire that this place is proud to show off is the first thing that will impress you on your visit to this place, but certainly won’t be the last. The menu boasts a wide variety of Indian, Chinese, Thai, and of course, Nepali dishes to select from. There’s also an upstairs area and a wide garden in the back for visitors.

Where: Lakeside Rd, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
Cost: INR 700/- for 2

3. AoZoRa Restaurant

AoZoRa Restaurant

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A classic bamboo-lined Japanese restaurant serving dishes like sushi, ramen, donburi among several other set menus such as chicken teriyaki with rice, miso and pickle should be incentive enough for any tourist to visit AoZoRa. But if still not the case, the Japanese speaking courteous staff will force you to change your mind, as they greet you with a glass of mugi (roasted barley tea).

Where: Phewa Marga, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
Cost: INR 550/- for 2

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4. Fresh Elements Restaurant

Fresh Elements Restaurant

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Regularly called as one of the favorites for whosoever pays Pokhara’s restaurants a visit, Fresh Elements is a clean and comfortable Italian and European food joint at Middle Path Street. A delicious menu featuring dishes like Lava Grilled Beef Steak, Couscous Salad, Fish Fillets and brownies among numerous others, this one’s sure to make you salivate in pleasure as you wait for the food to arrive.

Where: Middlepath Street | Lakeside, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
Cost: INR 800/- for 2

5. Caffe Concerto

Caffe Concerto

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This Italian Pizzeria has a rusty ambiance to match the blues from its jazz playlist and warmth from its open fireplace. Their thin crust pizzas are reportedly the best in town and come in 24 varieties along with a build-your-own option. The blissful experience can carry over to bowls of pasta, bottles of wine, and shots of espresso and gelato. Superb would be an understatement!

Where: Lakeside East, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
Cost: INR 1300/- for 2

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6. Marwadi Restaurant

Marwadi Restaurant

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The authentic, pure-veg Indian vibe of a popular food joint is well maintained when it comes to the Marwadi Restaurant. Instantly familiarising visitors with the copious amount of spices and chilies that India boasts of, its one of the factors that separate this restaurant from the International Cuisine featuring restaurants that dominate the Lakeside.

Where: Lakeside East, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
Cost: INR 450/- for 2

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7. OR2K Restaurant

OR2K Restaurant

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Situated on the top floor of the Center Point Complex is this branch of the popular Thamel Restaurant in Nepal. The menu ranges from pizzas, pasta and sizzlers, to beer, cocktails and wine by the glass as accompaniments. The stunning lake and mountain views ensure that guests keep coming back, and so do the popular outdoor seating option, where serenity touches new heights.

Where: Center Point Complex, Lakeside, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
Cost: INR 1000/- for 2

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8. Potala Tibetan Restaurant

Potala Tibetan Restaurant

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The owners of this Tibetan restaurant have preferred to keep the business in the family and do it gracefully so. Featuring one of the best momos in town, be it buffalo, chicken or cheese, it’s located upstairs towards the front of the Tibetan Mini Market. Other popular delicacies include thukpa, tingmo and sha bak ley among others, with tongba – the Tibetan Millet beer – to gulp down along with them.

Where: Tibetan Mini Market, Lakeside East, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
Cost: INR 600/- for 2

9. China Town

China Town

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Any street featuring eateries without the inclusion of a Chinatown wouldn’t be worth paying a visit to. This bona fide Chinatown experience features red-lanterns and portraits of goldfish to gel along with it. Special Chinese chefs cook authentic Cantonese and Szechuan classics with a delectable array of duck and pork dishes. The special recommendation would include the spicy mapo dofu (tofu).

Where: Central Lakeside, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
Cost: INR 850/- for 2

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10. Everest Steak House Restaurant

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Meat lovers’ paradise, this old-fashioned steak factory is famous for its wide selection of thick chunks of freshly grilled beef flown in right from West Bengal, India. Featuring an impressive 31 types of steak sauces, other meat items like fish, chicken, and pork are also equally alluring to one and all who visit this place.

Where: Phewa Marga, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
Cost: INR 1600/- for 2

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So what are you waiting for? Start planning accordingly right away, as giving any of the above listed Pokhara Restaurants would be one to regret. The beautiful city of Pokhara on top of the Phewa Lake beckons you to come and try its varied assortments of cuisines. Visit Nepal at the earliest to taste these culinary delights.

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