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“Excellent food -- pay attention to name and address change!” 5 of 5 stars
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Haandi
4904 Fairmont Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
301-718-0121
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Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Atlanta, Georgia
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“Excellent food -- pay attention to name and address change!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I found this restaurant using the TripAdvisor app and imagine my surprise and bewilderment when this restaurant not only changed its location, but its name! It's now Kandhai at 7905 Norfolk Ave., right across from Rock Bottom Brewery.

I had to call the restaurant a few times to find the location! But they were extremely helpful.

We ordered the chicken tikka masala and the methi malai chicken, and both were extremely delicious with wonderful sauces and full of nice pieces of chicken.

We will definitely remember this restaurant on a future visit!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“I loved the food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Haandi restaurant offers great Indian food. This is one of the best Indian food that I ever had. I recommend that you call ahead if you are planning on going in the evenings. The waiting can be quite long, but it is worth it. The decor is so hot, but the food yammmy! Go for it!
Haandi
4904 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda MD 20814 Hours: 11:30 am-10:00 pm (301) 718-0121

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bethesda, MD
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Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Haandi is now Kadhai”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

The restaurant has moved a block away to 7905 Norfolk Avenue, Bethesda, with a new name. Same great Indian cuisine, freshly prepared, wonderful spices and flavors, and a few new items on the menu. Service is pleasant and efficient.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bethesda, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
“Best local Indian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We love this restaurant. The food is authentic and tasty and always fresh. The naan is exceptional.
The servers are always attentive. I know the name has changed but the food remains delicious.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bethesda, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Haandi's name is changed.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I love this restaurant but we went to their new location last night, and they changed the name. According to an employee the owner kept a Virginia location and sold off the Bethesda, and he took the name. It's Kaldea or something. Still great food; love the salmon tandoori, and aloo gobi and lamb korma.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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