The Yak & Yeti is an Asian themed restaurant that specializes in Indian, Chinese and Japanese cuisine. It is owned and operated by Landry's the same company that owns Rainforest Cafe and T-Rex Cafe.
It is part of three connected restaurants that include the Yak and Yeti Local Foods Cafe quick service restaurant and the Yak and Yeti Quality Beverages snack stand.
The full story of this location and surrounding area is listed on the menu:
Your path to discovering Yak & Yeti begins at the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, a major crossroads of cultures. The majestic sight of Mount Everest is just above the horizon. Traders, pilgrims, and armies have passed through this small, rural kampong or village, on a well-traveled road to India snaking through China and Southeast Asia. Here in the town of Anandapur lives a rich merchant, Arjun, who has fallen on hard times and has turned his large home into the Yak & Yeti Hotel. The hotel is the kind of boutique hotel that wealthier adventure travelers might seek out in India. While travelers rest at the hotel, the owner and other families reside there. The decor as well as the furniture, of Yak & Yeti is an amalgamation of mismatched artifacts Arjun has collected through his years of travel in Southeast Asia. In the center of the hotel is the full-service Yak & Yeti Restaurant, which features local Pan-Asian cuisine.
The sights, sounds, aromas and energy in the courtyard are a beacon for villagers eager to meet, eat, and socialize as they move through their day, and for travelers moving to and from their adventures. Local families have built up warangs, or food stands, around the hotel. These quick service restaurants, or Local Food Cafes, feature Asian cuisine that guests can enjoy in the exterior courtyard. An ex-pat couple from Australia runs the Quality Beverages stand. Here guests can select refreshing Asian beers and other drinks while they prepare for the day's adventures. Other locals, including on ex-pat German Himalayan Market. Featuring riche from far-off lands, the market offers travelers the chance to purchase treasures, artifacts, and other exotic items from the Far East on their way to Everest Parvata, the top of the world.
All told, the mystical town of Anandapur is alive and vibrant, full of color and sound. The bustling Yak & Yeti Restaurant, Local Food Cafes, and Bhaktapur Market are bursting with people, goods, and interesting aromas. It is a place both familiar and unusual, a place for family and friends, tourists and adventurers. Above all, it is a place to immerse yourself in a culture that is mysterious, exotic, and exciting.
TIMES GUIDE - OPENING/CLOSING
- Lunch: 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM
- Dinner: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM / Park Close