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Namaste Cafe

4.3 (832)$$Indian restaurant

2512 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405

Namaste Cafe

2512 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405

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Chai @ Home
Chai Growler 32 Oz
$11.00
Makes 8 cups of chai - just mix with your favorite milk!
Namaste Tote Bag
$14.95
Eco friendly recycled cotton Canvas Tote Bag in natural color with black Namaste Cafe print on one side.Use this bag for a visit to the library, day at the beach or a day of grocery shopping. Product Description:Water based eco-friendly inkSelf fabric organic cotton handlesReinforced at stress points & handles for extra durabilitySize 15"W x 16"H
Chai Growler Carrier
$17.95
Natural Jute 4 Bottle Carrier with dividers - perfect for our chai growlers or any other bottles.Return your empty chai growlers with this reusable bag and safe $1 per bottle! Product Description:100% Jute-Burlap MaterialRemovable Bottle DividersFull Side and Bottom GussetsFully Laminated InteriorReusable & RecyclableSize: 8" x 8" x 14"
Specials
Date For 2 (ONLY FOR DINE-IN! Only Available MONDAY - THURSDAY)
$48.00
includes 2 curries of your choice, 1 Crunchy Cabbage Salad, 2 Basmati Rice, 1 Dessert to share and 1 Bottle of white/red Wine (State regulations got changed back to pre-COVID rules and we cannot offer any more liquor for take-out.)
Mother's Day Special (Feeds 4-6 Persons)
$98.00
TREAT YOUR MOTHERS WITH A MEAL COOKED WITH LOVE - ORDER AHEAD AND PICK UP BETWEEN 05/10 and 05/11; COMES CHILLED TO BE HEATED UP ON THE MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND includes 3 curries of customer's choice, 1 side of Sauteed Green Beans, 1 side of Fried Dal, 4 sides Basmati Rice and Special Dessert. Feeds 4 - 6 persons.Add Chai Growler for $10.
Cocktails with local Craft spirits
CC Cool
$11.00
Tattersall Vodka (MN), Fresh Cucumber Juice, Triple Sec, Lime
Ginger Bourbon Masala
$11.00
Douglas and Todd Bourbon (MN), Fresh Ginger Juice, Masala Spice, Triple Sec, Fresh Lime Juice.
Maharaja
$11.00
Tattersall Gin (MN), All Natural Pomegranate Juice, Fresh Lemon Juice, Bitters, Cardamom, Rosewater, Kewra Water.
Honey Mango Margarita
$11.00
Bribón Reposado Tequila, Honey, Fresh Mango Juice, Triple Sec, Fresh Lime,
Chai Butterfly
$11.00
Signature Namaste Café Chai, Prairie Vodka (MN), Kahlúa, Baileys Original Irish Cream.
Himalayan Iced Tea
$11.00
Namaste Black Tea, Tattersall Vodka & Gin (MN), Bribón Tequila, Rum, Triple Sec, Fresh Lemon, Soda Water.
Ruby Lime Margarita
$11.00
Beer & Cider
TAP: Indeed Day Tripper, Pale Ale, Minnesota
$6.50
Taj Mahal, Lager, India (650 Ml Bottle)
$9.50
TAP: Surly Furious, American IPA, Minnesota
$6.50
Bauhaus Wonderstuff, Pilsener, Minnesota
$6.50
Burning Brothers Pyro, American Pale Ale, Minnesota (Gluten Free)
$7.00
Wild State Cider Semi-Dry, Minnesota (Gluten Free)
$7.00
Bauhaus Nah Non-Alcoholic, Minnesota
$6.00
TAP: Indeed Pistachio Cream Ale, MN
$6.50
TAP: Utepils Pilsener, Lager, Minnesota
$6.50
Wine
Sparkling Rose: Charles De Fere - Cuvée Brut Rose - France
$8.00
Fine abundant bubbles, balanced freshness with ripe red berries.
Rose: Champs De Provence - Rosé - France
$11.00
Classic dry rosé with vibrant notes of red berries, citrus and orange blossom. Hints of raspberry flavor and a zesty mineral finish. **Owner's Pick**
Red: Ovadia Rosso Di Montepulciano - Sangiovese - Italy *Kosher
$12.00
Medium bodied, with hints of cherry, red berries and vanilla. Good balance of tannin and acidity.
Red: Raimat - Tempranillo - Spain
$9.00
Red fruits, with notes of spice and cocoa, full mouth feel **Owner's Pick**
Red: Piattelli - Malbec - Argentina *Owner From MN
$10.00
Dark berry flavors, gentle tannins, and smooth finish.
White: Les Hauts De Lagarde - Sauvignon Blanc Blend - France "Organic"
$10.00
Aromatic citrus fruits with aromas of white flowers, Lively, rich, with the fine presence of acidity.
White: Joel Gott - "Unoaked" Chardonnay - California
$9.00
Aromas of ripe pear, pineapple, melon and citrus notes, bright fruit flavors, crips mineral finish.
White: Pavolino - Pinot Grigio - Italy *Vegan, Gluten Free, Kosher
$9.00
Dry and fresh with perfectly balanced exotic fruits.
Appetizers
Chili Namaste
$10.95
Pieces of tender panfried free range chicken or fresh tofu sautéed with bell peppers, hot chilies, onions, tomatoes and our own ginger-soy sauce blend (CG).
Fiery Shrimp
$12.25
Shrimp marinated overnight in coconut milk with garlic, lime zest, and green chilies, sautéed with the marinade and a dash of black pepper (GF).
Fried Fish
$11.95
Pieces of tilapia filet dipped in lime juice and salt, lightly pan-fried and sprinkled with paprika and fresh scallions
Spicy Fried Potatoes
$6.75
Potatoes fried in turmeric oil and spiced with cumin, paprika, cayenne, ginger and garlic (GF) (V), available with or without chutneys.
Chiya Chili Potatoes
$7.25
"Award-winning dish of the Twin Cities Vegan Challenge 2020" Golden potatoes glazed with crushed pepper, ginger, maple syrup, sesame seeds, nigella seeds, vinegar, spices. (GF) (V)
Indian Street Food - Appetizers
Chana Chatpat
$8.75
A spicy, crunchy mixture of garbanzo beans, rice crispies and roasted peanuts with tomatoes, onions, scallions, cilantro and lime juice. (CG) (V).
Paapri Chaat
$9.25
House made crunchy flour chips topped with boiled chick peas, spiced potatoes, yogurt, mustard seeds, tamarind & mint & coconut chutney, chopped onions, tomatoes, cilantro and chaat masala. (CV)
Golgappa
$8.75
Crisp house made flour puffs filled with spiced potatoes and a delicious sauce made with tamarind, cumin, rock salt, mint, cilantro, cayenne and chaat masala (V).
Bombay Bhel Puri
$8.75
A refreshing snack of potatoes, vegetables, onion, cilantro, peanuts, spices and puffed rice with green and tamarind chutneys (V).
Sev Puri
$8.75
6 house made small puri topped with spiced potatoes, red onions, tomatoes, chaat masala, lemon juice, red chili, sev and mint chutney (V).
Aloo Tikki Chaat
$8.75
Pan-fried potatoe patty topped with tomatoes, onions, cilantro, cayenne, chaat masala, yogurt and mint chutney (GF) (CV).
Entrées Vegetarian
Cauliflower, Peas & Potatoes
$15.75
Cauliflower cooked in turmeric oil with peas and potatoes, spiced with cumin, paprika, ginger and a hint of cayenne (GF) (V).
Chole
$15.00
Chick peas cooked with onions and tomatoes, spiced with a house masala blend made of turmeric, cumin, cayenne, paprika and fresh ginger (GF) (CV)
Eggplant W/ Garlic And Scallions
$15.75
Small cubes of eggplant sautéed in oil with soy sauce, mixed with garlic, tomatoes and scallions (CG) (V).
Namaste Mixed Vegetables
$17.50
Curried mixed vegetables with cauliflower, bell pepper, carrots, onions, tomatoes and green beans (V) (CG).
Aloo Bodi
$15.00
Black-eyed peas and potatoes spiced with turmeric, ginger, cumin, cayenne, paprika and a dash of lime juice (GF) (V).
Punjabi Spinach Paneer
$17.75
A rich curry with spinach and paneer, cooked with cream, roasted cumin seeds, puréed tomatoes and a special blend of spices (GF).
Bheendi Masala
$15.75
A delightful curry made with okra, onions, tomato, ginger, garlic, cumin and cayenne (GF) (V).
Coconut Curry W/ Tofu, Mushroom
$17.75
Cooked with tomatoes in coconut sauce with ginger & garlic (GF) (V).
Coconut Spinach
$17.75
Fresh spinach cooked in a coconut curry with sliced potato, cumin seeds, turmeric, ginger, garlic and tomato (GF).
Jackfruit Bamboo-Shoot Curry (Medium Spice)
$17.75
Award-winning dish of the Twin Cities Vegan Chef Challenge: Curry cooked with exotic jackfruit and bamboo-shoot, fresh tomatoes and onions spiced with black cardamom, green cardamom and garam masala.
Entrées Meat & Fish
Coconut Curry W/ Shrimp
$19.50
A rich curry of coconut milk, shrimp, tomatoes, ginger, tamarind and coriander with green peas (GF).
Namaste Special Curry
$17.00
A smooth and flavorful curry prepared with onions, tomatoes, paprika and scallions (CG).
Hot And Tangy Lamb
$19.50
A spicy curry of grass fed lamb and potatoes cooked with green chilies, onions, garlic, cloves, cardamom, black pepper, cinnamon and malt vinegar.
Almond Curry
$17.50
A curry prepared with ground almond, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and roasted spices (GF).
Deep Dish Lamb
$19.50
A sumptuous curry with grass fed lamb cooked in a deep dish with onions, ginger, garlic, cumin, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, curry leaves (GF).
Creamy Masala Curry
$17.50
Fish, chicken or tofu cooked in a rich curry prepared with yogurt, cream, onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and fresh cilantro. (CG)
Tangy Mango Curry
$17.00
A tantalizing sweet and sour curry made with fresh mango, flavored with mustard seeds, curry leaves, cayenne, paprika, red chili and green onions.
Slow-Cooked Bone-In Goat Curry
$19.50
A slow-cooked curry with fresh goat meat cooked bone-in with onions, ginger, garlic, turmeric, cumin, coriander, red chili, black pepper, fennel seeds, nut meg, black & green cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves (GF).
Lunch Entrées
Lunch Curry Bowl
$13.95
Curry bowl with your choice of curry and sides of Aloo Bodi, Cucumber Raita and some raw veggies (carrot, cabbage and spinach salad)
Creamy Masala Curry L
$13.95
Fish, chicken or tofu cooked in a rich curry prepared with yogurt, cream, onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and fresh cilantro. (CG)
Aloo Bodi L
$10.95
Black-eyed peas and potatoes spiced with turmeric, ginger, cumin, cayenne, paprika and a dash of lime juice (GF) (V).
Fried Rice
$13.95
Fried rice with eggs, onions, green peas, mushrooms, and scallions, spiced with soy sauce, ginger, garlic and a dash of cumin and cayenne (CG).
Chole L
$10.95
Chick peas cooked with onions and tomatoes, spiced with a house masala blend made of turmeric, cumin, cayenne, paprika and fresh ginger. (GF) (CV)
Red Hot Stir-Fried Noodles
$12.95
Stir-fried noodles with carrots, peas, cabbage, onions, red & green chilies, spiced with cumin & Szechuan pepper (CG).
Roti Wrap
$12.95
A delicious mix of chick peas, crunchy cabbage, fresh tomatoes, green peppers, red onions and cilantro, wrapped in a whole wheat roti (CV).
Cauliflower Peas Potato L
$11.95
Cauliflower cooked in turmeric oil with peas and potatoes, spiced with cumin, paprika, ginger and a hint of cayenne (GF) (V).
Breads
Paratha
$3.75
Layered roti cooked in butter (CV).
Bhatura
$4.95
Two deep-fried breads made with flour, yogurt and baking powder.
Roti
$3.25
Healthful and filling wheat bread cooked without oil (V).
Chai
Vanilla Nutmeg Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Anise Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Masala Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Eucalyptus Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Coconut Creme Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Plain Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Spicy Masala Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Ginger Cardamom Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Chai Growler 32 Oz
$11.00
Makes 8 cups of chai - just mix with your favorite milk!
Ginger Fennel Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Black Pepper Clove
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Espresso Hazelnut Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Cardamom Pistachio Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Fresh Turmeric-Curry Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Dark Chocolate Spearmint Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Caramel Sea Salt Chai
$4.25
Chai a drink made with tea, milk and sugar is widely enjoyed all across South Asia on every occasion. All our Chais are made with our own black tea cultivated on the mountains of Nepal. Each blend of the Chai we serve is our own creation and unique to our cafe.
Desserts
Carrot Creme Brulee
$6.75
House made crème brûlée with grated carrots cooked with coconut cream, cashews and raisins (V) (GF).
Mango Sikarni
$6.50
Housemade dessert with natural whole milk yogurt drained of the whey and mixed with mango pulp, sugar, cashews, raisins, cardamom and cinnamon (GF).
Mango Custard
$7.25
House made creamy custard with pure vanilla over puréed mango (GF).
Rasmalai
$5.00
Traditional dessert made with specially prepared spongy ricotta cheese in creamy milk with pistachio, cinnamon and cardamom.
On the side
Basmati Rice
$3.50
Brown Rice
$3.75
Sautéed Spinach
$5.00
Quinoa
$4.00
Sautéed Green Beans
$5.00
Yogurt
$2.75
Sautéed Okra
$5.00
Raita
$4.50
Soups & Salads
Crunchy Cabbage Salad
$7.25
A crunchy salad of shredded cabbage, red onions, carrots, green pepper and cucumber topped with pieces of roasted peanuts and mildly dressed in a special house-made citrus dressing (CG) (V).
Paneer Salad
$7.25
Cubes of paneer tossed with olive oil, red onions, bell peppers, tomatoes and a dash of garam masala (GF).
Fried Dal
$6.95
Thick and savory soup of fried lentils with onions and tomatoes (GF) (CV).
Spinach Salad
$6.50
A flavorful salad of fresh baby spinach and tomatoes lightly mixed with ground mustard, lime juice, ginger and garlic oil (V) (GF).
Lassi & Soft Drinks
Traditional Lassi
$3.95
Plain Sweet Lassi
$3.95
Mango Lassi
$4.25
Mango Lemonaid
$3.95
Lime Soda Sweet
$3.75
Lime Soda Salted
$3.75
Soda
$2.50
Coffee & Tea
French Press Coffee
$4.25
Coffee brewed in a French Press pot.
Espresso
$1.75
Cappuccino
$3.95
Espresso with hot milk and milk foam.
Mocha
$3.95
Americano
$3.00
Green Tea
$3.75
GREEN TEA Nepal’s first selection of organic green tea; golden in stature, with a pleasant sweet, tart taste
Vata
$3.75
VATA (Air & Space) An aromatic blend of natural herbs, roots and minerals with a hint of cinnamon and cardamom created for the complete balance of our inner well-being.
Dark Black
$3.75
DARK BLACK a hearty organic black tea, aromatic, spicy and full bodied, gives you the full satisfaction of a top grade Highland Tea
Light Black
$3.75
LIGHT BLACK a gentle black pure organic Highland Tea, light stature with flowery aroma.
Pitta
$3.75
PITTA (Fire & Water) This is a blend of herbs, roots and minerals with distinct chestnut flavor, created for harmony and inner clarity.
Kaph
$3.75
KAPH (Water & Earth) A blend of herbs, roots, and minerals with a hint of ginger and clove, created for the balance of our mental and physical strength
Chai growlers
Chai Growler 32 Oz
$11.00
Makes 8 cups of chai - just mix with your favorite milk!
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