Details

Passage to India

4931 Cordell Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

301-656-3373

Neighborhood: Bethesda/Glen Echo

Cuisines: Vegetarian/Vegan, Indian

Opening Hours:
Open daily for lunch 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM, and for dinner 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Nearby Metro Stops: Bethesda

Price Range: Moderate

Dress: Informal

Noise Level: Intimate

Reservations: Recommended

Website: http://www.passagetoindia.info

Best Dishes:
Sev-murmura chaat; samosa with chickpeas and yogurt; lamb cooked in the tandoor oven; shrimp in coconut curry; pickle plate; fresh mango with yogurt.

Price Details:
Entrees, $10.95 to $23.95.

Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly

Cheap Eats 2013: Passage to India

Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.

Sudhir Seth’s chandeliered room is more regionally varied than most. Begin with salads of puffed rice and tamarind or lime-spritzed yams and apples. They’re nice counterpoints to the luxurious curries, from a standout chicken tikka masala to shrimp in a clove-scented coconut sauce (order plenty of garlic naan to sop everything up). It’s easy to break the Cheap Eats budget here, so beware of ordering with abandon.