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Once Upon A Time Restaurant

Baidam | Lakeside, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
+977 61-461881
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (35 reviews)
“biryani” (4 reviews)
“garlic naan” (4 reviews)
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07:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Indian, Pizza, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Baidam | Lakeside, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
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1 - 10 of 301 reviews

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The food here is very good, especially the chicken tikka masala and their naan. The staff is also friendly

Thank Alfred M
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This was really bad. Food was close to inedible. The man was so busy with his mobile device he ignored me burger was just nasty. Salad soybeans the condition of the dirty ketchup bottle was sickening. I was very disappointed!

Thank Darlene R
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The place to go ! Friendly staff Cheap and amaaaaazing food ! Free wifi Perfect at every time! Breakfast lunch dinner or just a drink

Thank Djepop
Reviewed 29 April 2018

had a good time with friends few weeks ago and good food as well. I liked Nepali cuisine the best served here even though you can order other menu as well.

Thank Ramesh Y
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We went for a family meal on our stay in Pokhara,the food was tasty but come out at rather staggered times and we were the only people there . The kids milkshakes were very tasty but the pizza that they had were very greasy ,...More

Thank alexlee06
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Our first night at Pokhara as we walked around the tourist belt, decided to try this outlet after a pleasant lunch at Fewa Paradise Restaurant. The service is pretty good, water was served quickly and order settled. The food however is not up to international...More

Thank Lyefei
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Had daal which had no salt at all added and totally bland. Vegetable curry was over cooked. Masala papad (papadum with chili and veggies on top) was far too spicy and sour. Waiter forgot order of rice so came some minutes after other dishes. Avoid...More

Thank Gourmet_Chiangmai
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Looks rather like a makeshift eatery - under the tinned roof yet seemed half way decent and inviting with soft light and open patio seating. My usual beef in Pokhara (whenever I stop for a night or two during the trek) is the service -...More

Thank neupaneaj
Reviewed 12 June 2017

So disappointed with the breakfast they served. The eggs had no salt and they provided salt only afterwards. The fresh juice wasn't fresh at all. Mint lemonade was also not good. We ordered American Breakfast but they forgot to serve cornflakes even when it was...More

1  Thank Suv P
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It is one of the cheap and best place to be and eat, its new one situated near hallan chock go at once. it is not the old once upon a time restaurant of lakeside.Old OUTR is very expensive for budget travelers. Go to the...More

Thank spb2011
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Questions & Answers
1 April 2017|
Response from Fearless34043 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a clue, why go to Nepal to eat pizza?
1 April 2017|
Response from Elifavci | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we paid by cash and I do not know if the restaurant accept credit card.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baidam | Lakeside, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Western Region  >  Gandaki Zone  >  Pokhara
  • Phone Number: +977 61-461881
  • E-mail
Established 1989, one of the old lakeside restaurants in the town, has more than 100 cover, restaurant specialize for Italian, Indian and Nepalese cuisine, restaurant itself is situated in the heart of the lakeside main street.
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