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El Parador

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off Parade Kothi, Maldahiya | Lahurabir, Varanasi, India
+91 98394 33861
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Edmonton, Canada
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sit in the terrace garden and escape from the hustle and bustle of the street below you. We had the best meal of our two week trip to India here. All due to the amazing water buffalo steaks that were pure perfection. We come from beef country in Canada and know our steaks and these were amazing. Great little restaurant!

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly, family run restaurant. The vegetarian Nepali dinner was excellent. The "mountain soup" was lovely.

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Thank Liz B
Limerick, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I was with a group of people touring Northern India when we fell upon this gem of a restaurant. We eat there twice the food was so good. The food was cooked in an open kitchen into which we were invited to see what was going on, which is always reassuring. The family, Nepalese, of mother, father and daughter did... More 

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Thank diarmuid1812
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Learnt how to make noodle soup and momos. Lovely meal and cold drinks, including beer. Owners were friendly and helpful, food was tasty (and vegetarian friendly).

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Thank Gwennan R
Southampton, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Nice change from the hectic places you find yourself in in Varinassi. Great beer, tasty food and very friendly service from all that work there. Would thoroughly recommend

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Hello just to inform all that adress of restaurant had changed. The new adress had to be checked on google

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Thank Radj K
Netherlands
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The restaurant is a hidden gem in Varanasi. Very good fresh food made by a lovely Nepali family in Varanasi. Certainly worth going although it is around 15 minutes by rikshaw from the ghats. And for the Dutch travellers: they make the best applepie!!

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Thank Jacqueline P
Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

It was difficult to find as it appeared wrong on Google maps but it was worth the search. A nice cold beer and some good Nepalese food and a steak. It's not cheap (2pers , 1600rp for a main meal + drink) but a nice option for something different than the other options in Varanasi. Apparently the riksjahs dont like... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

It feels good to eat some good steak after traveling for some time in India. Very helpful, the waiter even escorted us to our hotel after dinner

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Thank Wolfgang_flow
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This place is great, delicious food and wonderful service with a wide variety of dishes on offer. Most of our party (group of 15) had the buffalo steak and everyone's plates were emptied despite the generous portion sizes. Would highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: off Parade Kothi, Maldahiya | Lahurabir, Varanasi, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 98394 33861

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?