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7905 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2501
+1 301-718-0121
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous Food and excellent service. We had dinner. We ordered 4 dishes, and basket of Nan. It was sufficient for all 4 of us.

Thank rajprasad1
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to a lot of Indian restaurants and love Indian food. This place did not disappoint. We had the Aloo Gobi Masala, the kaali Dahl and the Malai Kofta and I thought all were delicious. We also had both the onion and potato breads. Again, delicious. Good flavors, good size portions, good service.

Thank rachel b
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1,666 reviews
1,034 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

The same basic British Indian stuff you get in most USA Indian joints but even blander and barely spiced at most. My taste buds yawned.

Thank Alzor S
Navarre, Florida
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236 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

So, I saw the review about the place "being dirty" and paid special attention. It is clean everywhere including the ladies bathroom. We don't know what Indian food we like and I hate to order off a menu and end up with something I don't like hence buffet! We had Sunday lunch and there was a steady stream of customers... More 

1 Thank dkorwood
Haymarket, Virginia
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173 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

I had a business lunch today. The service was good and the buffet spread was also great. The lunch spread included, shahi paneer, lamb curry, tandoori chicken, chicken kebabs, raita, eggplant and naan brought to the table. The price was approximately $13 each. Good food and value.

1 Thank Sarab D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2017

We (senior couple) just had Kadhai's lunch buffet ($12.95 every day) on a first-time visit. What a pleasure to dine so well at such a bargain price, in such a soothing, understated décor and with classically fan-pleated white linen napkins in the water glasses on white linen table cloths.. We were accompanied by a couple (also seniors) visiting from India... More 

2 Thank jayfrida
Belo Horizonte, MG
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at Kadhai, as the lunch buffet had excellent review. As a matter of fact, the set up of the food is really nice and the food itself is very good. However, it is overpriced for what it is: no huge differences compared to other cheaper indian restaurant buffets. The drinks are also overpriced ($7.50 for a glass... More 

Thank WDutra
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been coming here for the lunch buffet for years. Everyone loves it, including the kids. Good food, good service, good naan, lassi. Yum!

Thank MegsCol
Boston, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Had the buffet $15.95 there was around 4-6 dishes to choose from, food was just warm curry's taste similar I like spice so not really to my taste, you also get nan bread and there is rice. I would say this place is ok for a quick eat as the buffet is ready. As we had the buffet not sure... More 

1 Thank Sharon D
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The waiters are very friendly and helpful. Chicken tikka masala is excellent, so are the curry sauces and various vegetable dishes. Everything we ordered was delicious and the price is right.

1 Thank Miriam G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7905 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-718-0121

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?