Indian Restaurants in Laurel

$19 for $40 Worth of Indian Food and Drinks at Tandoori Nights

Tandoori Nights

Multiple Locations

Clay ovens prepare marinated boneless chicken breast, curry coats cubed goat and veggies, and biryani dishes top tables inside modern eatery

$40 $19

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Indian and Nepalese Cuisine for Dine-in at Shangri-La in Bethesda (46% Off)

Shangri-La

Bethesda

Indian and Nepalese cuisine prepared with fragrant spices, housemade marinades, and locally grown fruits and veggies

$24 $13

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$15 for $30 Worth of Indian Cuisine During Dinner at Cafe of India

Cafe of India

Friendship Heights

Vegetarian stews, chickpea curries, and paneer alongside tandoori chicken, seafood masalas, and lamb curry

$30 $15

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Kings Treat Meal for Two, or $11 for $30 Worth of Indian Cuisine at Mehak

Mehak

Downtown - Penn Quarter - Chinatown

Amid orange walls, Indian eatery's cooks whip up charcoal-grilled tandoori dishes, lamb and chicken curry, and warm naan

$30 $11

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Indian Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at Rasoi Indian Kitchen (45% Off). Three Options Available.

Rasoi Indian Kitchen

Downtown

Tandoori dishes and aromatic curries served amid metal statues and mint-hued walls

$30 $17

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Indian and Pakistani Food at Aatish on the Hill (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Aatish On the Hill

Capitol Hill

Chefs fill charcoal-heated, clay tandoor oven with halal meats and vegetables to add subtle smoke to traditional Indian and Pakistani food

$6 $3

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$17 for $30 Worth of Indian Cuisine at Flavors of India

Flavors of India

Washington

Chefs draw inspiration from northern Indian recipes and culinary techniques, forging meaty, vegetarian, and vegan entrees for all palates

$30 $17

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Indian Dinner with Appetizers and Wine for Two or Four at Heritage India (48% Off)

Heritage India

Multiple Locations

Attention to detail is evident in the authentic elements that surround guests as they dine on savory Indian fusion cuisine

$101.80 $53

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$14 for $30 Worth of Indian and Nepalese Dinner Cuisine for Two at Lumbini Restaurant

Lumbini Restaurant

Downtown

Charcoal-roasted chicken, tandoor-barbecued lamb, and baked eggplant simmer in sauces and Himalayan spices

$30 $14

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Indian Cuisine for Dine-In or Takeout at Kerala Cafe (Up to 53% Off)

Kerala Cafe

Gaithersburg

Fresh-ground spices flavor North and South Indian dishes such as ginger chicken, goat curry, and vegetable korma

$47.47 $23

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$20 for $40 Worth of Indian Cuisine and Drinks for Dinner at India's

India's

Annapolis

Kumar family serves up dishes of chicken tandoori, black-lentil dal, naan, and lamb stew, fragrant with fenugreek, cumin, and ginger

$40 $20

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$29.99 for Indian Dinner for Two Including One Appetizer, Two Entrees and Two Desserts at Cafe Taj (59% Off)

Cafe Taj

McLean

Traditional tandoori dishes and curries served at Indian eatery with fountain and Romanesque columns

$58.43 $24

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Indian Dinner for Two or Take-Out at Saathi Indian Restaurant (Up to 47% Off)

Saathi Indian Restaurant

Seven Corners

The menu spans fish and paneer curries, tandoor dishes, and meat-filled platters such as lamb vindaloo

$30 $16

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$18 for $35 Worth of Indian Food for Two or More at Saffron

Saffron

Falls Church

Freshly ground, high-quality spices add flavor to curries, tandoori-cooked meats, and Indian vegetable dishes

$35 $18

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$14 for $30 Worth of Indian Food at London Curry House

London Curry House

Alexandria

The latest from Curry Mantra restauranteur Asad Sheikh, who flew to London to curate a menu that includes butter chicken and spiced briyani

$30 $14

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$15 for $30 Worth of Dinner and Drinks at India Palace Bar & Tandoor

India Palace Bar & Tandoor

Germantown

Tandoor chicken, biryani rice, goat and lamb curries, and paneer simmering in a flavorful spinach blend

$30 $15

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Indian or Nepalese Food and Drinks for Dine-In or Take-Out at Mount Everest Restaurant (Up to 47% Off)

Mount Everest Restaurant

Mount Everest Restaurant

Classic Indian entrees, such as paneer tikka masala and shrimp vindaloo, along with low-fat Nepalese options

$30 $16

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The fragrant aroma of freshly ground ginger and cinnamon wafts from Akbar’s Restaurant’s kitchen, mingling with the smoky scent of meats simmering in a traditional tandoori oven. Rife with spices, buttery marinades, and cream-based sauces, the eatery's Northern Indian cuisine nabbed the title of Best Indian Restaurant from City Paper’s Best of Baltimore 2010. In the dining room, romance sparks amid classical Indian music and walls laden with traditional art and lists of pun-free pickup lines.

9400 Snowden River Parkway
Columbia,
MD
US

Every morning at Ghar-E-Kabab, chefs Chandasar Ray and Chetnath Bhandari enact a delicate dance across the kitchen. Chef Ray pulls Indian and Nepalese spices from the spice rack for his simmering curry sauces. Meanwhile, Chef Bhandari alternates between fanning the flames of his earthen tandoor oven, and kneading batches of sweet naan dough, a traditional South Asian flat bread.

This daily ritual reflects the chefs? mission to uphold traditional cooking methods they mastered in their native India and Nepal. Chef Bhandari originally arrived in DC to work as a chef for the Royal Nepalese Embassy, and he brings his revered attention to detail to his own restaurant. The duo crafts every entree from scratch, from the fluffy breads to the creamy yogurt sauces. But although they strive to follow traditional recipes, they tweak them for health: meats marinate in olive oil, and only local, organic produce simmers in the tandoor oven.

944 Wayne Ave
Silver Spring,
MD
US

Plates at Kabab Hut brim with traditional Bangladeshi dishes including curries, tandoori chicken, and skewered kebabs. A selection of 27 combo meals load these spicy, simmering entrees onto beds of rice along with sides such as fries or naan. The eatery also welcomes families with a kids' menu that reduces each dish to smaller portions without the need to root around for the shrink ray Mom keeps in her purse.

6502 Baltimore National Pike
Catonsville,
MD
US

Mirch Masala's dishes of chicken and lamb kabobs, fluffy naan loaves, and creamy paneer honor the ancient flavors of the Indian subcontinent. Savory tomato sauce and dustings of ginger and cumin coat chickpeas, lamb, and poultry, while mango lassi and tamarind chutney add touches of sweetness to meals. Like the series of pneumatic tubes that ran under the Silk Road, the selection of Indo-Chinese dishes unite the produce and customs of India and China, fashioning inventive feasts such as ginger-cooked chili chicken entangled by hearty lo-mein noodles.

7101 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda,
MD
US

Angeethi blends Indian spices and ingredients in order to serve fresh, piquant entrees brimming with flavors straight out of Calcutta. Start by appointing one of Angeethi's appetizers as ambassador to your mouth, with options like deep-fried vegetable samosa ($4, two per order), and barbecued reshmi-kebab chicken ($6). From there, the restaurant's mammoth menu offers a long list of seafood, lamb, tandoori, and vegetarian entrees. The succulent goan white fish ($18) comes sautéed in delectable coconut curry, and the bakri balti ($16) is marinated goat, cooked in an herbed balti sauce with a pinch of wine. Awaken the senses with the murg tandoori¬ ($13), which consists of chicken that's marinated overnight in yogurt, told a rousing bedtime story around 2 a.m., then meticulously barbequed in a clay oven. Vegetarian entrees include palak paneer ($12), homemade cheese cubes and spinach made zesty with herbaceous spices. Wash down any spicy residue with a glass of vino from the beverage menu, offering wine from Washington, California, Italy, New Zealand, and other locales.

7904 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda,
MD
US

TKTK for Spice Crossing: The story of Spice Crossing mirrors the story of New Delhi–born chef Sudhir Seth, whose road to Bethesda produces a narrative involving some of the most powerful people in both the culinary and political realms. His mother had mastered cooking in the styles of several Indian regions—a trait that she passed on to Sudhir while teaching him to respect their authenticity. When he turned 18, he became a trainee for the former chef of Buckingham Palace at his Indian restaurant, where Sudhir flourished. His next endeavor was working for celebrated French chef Paul Bocuse, before he spent time across the southern states of the subcontinent, during which time he served Queen Elizabeth II. In the United States, Sudhir opened successful restaurants in New York and Chicago before settling in the DC area, where he cooked for President Clinton and his family at the Bombay Club. Dissatisfied with the lack of diversity in Indian dishes across the city, he established two of his own restaurants: Passage to India, with a focus on authenticity, and Spice Crossing, where he fuses Indian culinary traditions with global influences. This amalgamation takes form in tandoori wings, Portuguese¬–inspired spicy shrimp, and cheese dumplings smothered in a gravy flavored with mace and cardamom. Similar to the restaurant’s cuisine, the décor represents the British, Portuguese, Chinese, Spanish, and French influences on Indian culture. Orange and yellow silk drapes hang from the ceiling and create the feeling of being in a rajah’s tent. Their neutral colors juxtapose with bright turquoise walls and the geometric artwork that covers them. On Fridays, the staff hosts “Curry-Oke,” where singers can choose from 7,000 songs, including Bollywood favorites. TKTK Passage to India: The story of Passage to India mirrors the story of New Delhi–born chef Sudhir Seth, whose road to Bethesda produces a narrative involving some of the most powerful people in both the culinary and political realms. His mother had mastered cooking in the styles of several Indian regions—a trait that she passed on to Sudhir while teaching him to respect their authenticity. When he turned 18, he became a trainee for the former chef of Buckingham Palace at his Indian restaurant, where Sudhir flourished. His next endeavor was working for celebrated French chef Paul Bocuse, before he spent time across the southern states of the subcontinent, during which time he served Queen Elizabeth II. In the United States, Sudhir opened successful restaurants in New York and Chicago before settling in the DC area, where he cooked for President Clinton and his family at the Bombay Club. Dissatisfied with the lack of diversity in Indian dishes across the city, he established Passage to India as a place where he can showcase traditionally prepared dishes by their region. The entrees on the dinner menu are separated according to the cardinal directions; from the north, stewed goat meat infused with garlic, onion, turnips and herbs slides off the bone, while the western-style prawn curry gets a kick from star anise. The southern baingan mirchi ka salan comprises baby eggplants and jalapenos that are simmered in a sesame-peanut gravy, a dish lauded by the Washingtonian. The amount of care put into the menu is met by the attention to detail in the dining room’s décor, where sepia portraits of rajahs share wall space with those of British viceroys of the East India Company as well as ornamental screens and a wooden diptych. Wooden chairs and patterned banquettes surround turquoise- and white-topped tables, which rest beneath antique maps of the subcontinent.

4931 Cordell Ave
Bethesda,
MD
US