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7905 Norfolk Avenue, Bethesda, MD
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Consistently excellent buffet

My husband and I have visited this restaurant many times over many years, and even followed it to a new location under a new name. (Former name of the restaurant was Haandi, and it was located just around the corner from the current restaurant.) The lunch buffet is excellent. Food is fresh and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
jetteSK
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Kensington md
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Kensington md
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have visited this restaurant many times over many years, and even followed it to a new location under a new name. (Former name of the restaurant was Haandi, and it was located just around the corner from the current restaurant.) The lunch buffet is excellent. Food is fresh and varied and tasty. While there are many... More 

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Lansdowne, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Hello all, I will return to this restaurant - overall it was pretty good. I had the goat curry - spicy, tangy but not enough meat and way too many bones. I've had this exact dish all over the world and the best restaurants utilize quality control to ensure you don't end up with no meat and all bones --... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food was good (not AMAZING). We has butter chicken and tandoori pork chops. The service was friendly.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Bethesda is a diner's delight. Excellent food from many origins abound. Kadhai stands out for winning the trifecta; a great meal, superb service, and a good value. The menu is expansive. You can choose from traditional to family recipes; vegetarian to chicken, lamb, or fish. Servers are friendly and efficient. Plan about $20-25 per person not counting alcohol. One member... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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128 reviews 128 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

There's nothing special about this Bethesda Indian restaurant. It is average at best. Their menu and presentation is mundane. You can find much better Indian food in the Bethesda/DC area.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Good selection and flavors. Prices have gone up since they moved and restaurant is now noisier. Still a good deal especially for lunch.

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Washington, DC
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86 reviews 86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were a group of 10 in for a celebration on a Saturday night. The place was quite busy. Same owner as the Haandi, which was closed, moved to this location and renamed. We had a wide selection of dishes, all of which were above average. The service was attentive but not intrusive. And we especially liked the white table... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We haven't been out to an Indian restaurant in years but we had a hankering and we decided that we go out tonight to something that was close by. We were very surprised by this jewel of a restaurant that's served superb food. The mulligatawny soup with light and filling. The other two vegetarian dishes we had were very delicious... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I went to DC for a business meeting and had lunch at this place. The lunch buffet was excellent with so many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Good place for lunch...I strongly recommend their buffet

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North Wildwood, New Jersey
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335 reviews 335 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The lamb biryani was good, even though several pieces of meat were quite fatty. The menu seemed to lack vegetable side dishes. The salty lassie, my first, was interesting and really different than the traditional mango lassie. Great place to strike up a conversation with the waiter or someone sitting at the next table.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7905 Norfolk Avenue, Bethesda, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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