Searching for a truly unique and international dining experience? For the best taste of Nepalese or Tibetan cuisine, look no further than Mustang Thakali Kitchen in Jackson Heights, Queens. Walk through their door, and you will find yourself transported to a friendly Nepalese village. Your senses will experience genuine Nepalese culture and food scents, mixed with traditional music and decor.
Start off your great Nepalese dining experience at Mustang Thakali Kitchen with Knepse: Thakali style Khaja served with chicken, Sel Roti, vegetable, and pickle. Owner/Partner Ashish Sherchan recommends the restaurant’s most popular dish: Momo. Momo is a serving of Nepali-style dumplings served with soup. Choose from chicken, beef, or vegetable; seasoned with coriander, ginger, onions, salt & pepper. A truly singular flavor combination.
You will find that Mustang Thakali Kitchen will gladly accommodate your special request for tradional Nepalese dishes. High on the list of popular dishes is Thali – traditional Nepali food served with rice, vegetable, Lentil soup, and achar (pickle). A classic combination platter featuring chicken, goat, or fish curry. For a truly authentic taste of Nepalese cuisine, order what Ashish calls his most unusual dish: Dhido. A unique blend of buck wheat served with chicken, vegetables, and chutney. For dessert, don’t miss the Gajar ko Halwa, an irresistable carrot pudding with butter, raisins, sugar, peanuts, and of course, fresh carrots.
Mustang Thakali Kitchen is open 7 days a week, and conveniently located on 37th Avenue between 74th and 75th Street – a short 2 blocks from the Roosevelt Ave. subway station – in Jackson Heights. Reservations are recommended for Saturday and Sunday dinning.