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The 13 Best Nepali Restaurants Near Somerville

Updated: August 22, 2022

Love a hearty plate of Nepalese Dal Bhat and Yomari? You need to visit these Somerville spots. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top Nepali restaurants. So head to these Somerville spots to order Tibetan Hot Beer and Samay Baji platters for a meal you won’t forget.

Find the perfect Nepali restaurant

Himalayan Kitchen

Nepali, $, SomervilleNepali, $Somerville, Union Square
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Indian Food in and Around Boston

    Eater, 2020
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat And Drink Around Northeastern

    Infatuation

Tasty Mo:Mo

Nepali, $, SomervilleNepali, $Somerville, Magoun Square
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Curry Express

Indian, $$, SomervilleIndian, $$Somerville, Central Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Masala

Indian, $$, SomervilleIndian, $$Somerville
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Mint Indian Eatery

Indian, $, SomervilleIndian, $Somerville, Davis Square
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Momo N Curry

Indian, $$, SomervilleIndian, $$Somerville, Union Square
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

The House of Kebab

Indian, $$, SomervilleIndian, $$Somerville
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2021

    Where to Eat the Best Indian Food in and Around Boston

    Thrillist, 2021
  • TimeOut, 2020

    The best Indian restaurants in Boston

    TimeOut, 2020

If you travel further

Chulo Restaurant & Bar

Indian, $$, WatertownIndian, $$Watertown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Base Crave

Nepali, $$, CambridgeNepali, $$Cambridge, West Cambridge
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Asian fusion spots in Cambridge

    Hoodline, 2020

Mitho Restaurant

Nepali, $$, WinchesterNepali, $$Winchester
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Zuzu Momo

Indian, $$, EverettIndian, $$Everett
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Kantipur Cafe

Indian, $$, CambridgeIndian, $$Cambridge, Wellington-Harrington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2021

    Where to Eat the Best Indian Food in and Around Boston

    Thrillist, 2021

Rangzen Tibetan Place

Asian, $$, CambridgeAsian, $$Cambridge, Cambridgeport
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Finding the right Nepali restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 15185 Somerville restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 1052 top lists and articles from the likes of Infatuation, Hoodline and Eater. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Infatuation - Where To Eat And Drink Around Northeastern, Hoodline - The 4 best Asian fusion spots in Cambridge and Eater - Where to Eat Indian Food in and Around Boston. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Himalayan Kitchen, Martsa On Elm, and Masala are the highest-rated Nepali restaurants that are good for groups in Somerville.

Himalayan Kitchen, Tasty Mo:Mo, and Curry Express are vegetarian-friendly Nepali restaurants in Somerville.

Himalayan Kitchen, Tasty Mo:Mo, and Curry Express are the highest-rated Nepali restaurants that serve breakfast in Somerville.

There are 8 Nepali restaurants in Somerville.

Himalayan Kitchen and Martsa On Elm are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Nepali restaurants in Somerville.

Drink pairing tips

  • Enjoy prawn curry with saffron lassi

    For an elevated experience, pair your prawn curry with saffron lassi. This combination works particularly well because this cold drink cools the palate between bites.


  • The ideal pairing for shellfish curry

    Experts often pair shellfish curry with a glass of Viognier, a popular white wine.

  • Pinot Noir and vegetable jalfrezi


    The ripe berries flavor of Pinot Noir means that it is a good match for the spicy and tart flavor of vegetable jalfrezi. Try this pairing next time!

Did you know?

  • Hungry for vindaloo curry?

    Are you a fan of vindaloo curry? The current record for eating the most vindaloo curry is one pound! Do you love vindaloo curry enough to beat this record?

  • The ideal pairing

    Often considered one of the most iconic drinks in Nepal, raksi is a popular choice across the country, often made with millet.

  • The most expensive curry

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $2,584 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, curry?

Parking in the area

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Somerville. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Nepali spot.

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