Yak & Yeti Vienna

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Yak & Yeti – Nepalese taste buds spoiling

Nepal lovers in Vienna know where to meet like-minded people. This restaurant has been around for 17 years yet it is the only Nepalese eating spot in the city. The team provides their customers not just with food but also with Nepalese culture. Now and then, festivities take place – find them announced on their Facebook page.

At Yak & Yeti, you can choose between a room where you sit at a table or one where you leave your shoes outside and sit on the floor, or rather some kind of platform. I recommend the latter for a special form of dining. Big groups might want to book in advance. No matter where you sit though, the food is served on brazen plates, as customary in Nepal.

The best time to enjoy authentic Nepalese style dinner is Tuesday: come for Dal Bhat evening. This national dish consists of rice, lentils, meat, and vegetables which you casually eat with your hands. Another one of their traditions: you can ask for a refill till you are blue in the face.

Their awesome lunch buffet, Monday through Friday from 11:30 to 14:30 is €7.50 only, mostly consists of vegan dishes and usually two meat choices. And as if all this wasn’t enough already, they even present you with mini desserts.

I want to end with a wish you’ll see when leaving: tashi deleg! “Blessings & good luck!”

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Details about this spot



Hofmühlgasse 21, Vienna

Telephone number


Opening Times

Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 22:30, Sat 11:30 - 16:00 & 18:00 - 22:30


DalBhat evening: € 13


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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)