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Shangri-La

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Indian, Asian, Nepali
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7345 A Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
13016564444
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11:30 am - 10:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 am
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Spring, Texas, United States
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought a Groupon for a family of 4 to have dinner here. We usually go to Indian buffets and enjoy most things but never remember the names of the dishes. The interior was kind of dull but there were several tables occupied. We took our 4,6,10 yr old boys to eat here. They were complaining that there was no... More 

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Thank Jennifer Z
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Our hotel is around the corner so when we walked by looking for something to eat, this place looked perfect as it wasn't too expensive. Greeted & shown to our table. LOVED the garlic naan, seekh kabab & saag paneer. We spent $33 for 2 but well worth it. They also bring out extras to eat on too. They deliver... More 

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Thank Kimber78
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Shangri-La is a modest, almost drab looking place. However, it has a comprehensive menu that is reasonably priced for the expensive downtown Bethesda area. The service was friendly and attentive throughout the meal. I thought the food came out of the kitchen a bit slowly but I suspect it had been prepared to order. All told, a bit of patience... More 

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Thank Harold G
Saint John, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We went to this restaurant and tried the butter chicken and chicken curry both were excellent. The owners were very friendly and took time to make sure we were enjoying our meal and for some nice conversation. The prices were reasonable.

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Thank peterharriman5
Arlington, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

This place has really good enviroment to eat and please visit this place cause its is under new management so its really nice noww. Really recommended

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Thank Himangshu R
Fredericton, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

My husband and I love this place because the food is good and the portion sizes are not ridiculously huge. The atmosphere is quiet and the service is attentive and professional. It is a good place to enjoy food and conversation with a group of friends or with a partner. I loved the veggie korma. I've also had the tandoori... More 

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Thank Clara F
Potomac, Maryland
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224 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

All four of our entrees (chicken tikka, chicken tikka masala, chickpeas masala, vegetable biryani) were good to very good. Would eat here again - tough to find good Indian food in Bethesda and Potomac.

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Hudson, Ohio
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Visited last night with two friends. Ordered the salmon curry. It was quite good, adequately spiced, not overpowering. Salmon itself was tender and juicy. Naan (plain) was done well, not greasy, but crispy and chewy. Overall, not a bad place. Well-attended on Monday evening after 8pm.

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Thank Disco_Man57
Virginia
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

My husband and I decided to have dinner after spending the day roaming around the city. To my surprise, even at 7-8 pm, on a Sunday evening, it was very quiet with just two other tables occupied. The service was alright- waiter didn't seem really interested, the manager did, however, engage us in a friendly chit chat after our meal.... More 

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Thank Sunshinenam
New York City, New York
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

A good choice of Indian and less familiar Nepalese food nicely prepared and presented. A rich choice of vegetarian selections. The drinks are nonalcoholic. The setting is simple, but the service is helpful and friendly. Located near the Bethesda Metro Center.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Nepali
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7345 A Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 13016564444
Description
In our ideal restaurant classic vegetarian dishes would be made from locally grown organic produce effused with Indian and Nepalese spices. Meats would be cooked high over hot charcoal in a tandoor (a traditional clay oven) allowing fats to drain, thereby lowering their cholesterol content. He would cook with olive oil, make his own yogurt and bake bread as ordered. Shangrila restaurant would serve the simple fresh, organic, flavorfully spiced foods that a mother would cook if she came from New Delhi or Katmandu.

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