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Passage to India

157 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3522
+1 978-832-2200
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“naan” (16 reviews)
“vindaloo” (7 reviews)
“chicken curry” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
157 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3522
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Indian food, this is a place we return to whenever we go to Salem. Great vegetarian options, their baignan bharta is savory and delicious. Our two young kids loved it and gobbled every bite. Service is prompt but sometimes lacking in tact (I overhead...More

Thank sVT_traveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes this restaurant's food is authentic and tasty, but i was surprised to find the dishes we had so bland. I've been to India several times and often prepare Indian in our kitchen...inspired by my mother in law. The vegetable korma had no heat and...More

Thank Lynne K
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I came in alone after a long day of sightseeing. The staff was incredibly nice, the food was great, atmosphere was good. The staff is very attentive, courteous and wonderful. This is a great place, I recommend stopping in.

Thank Erin K
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We eat here whenever we are in salem. The service is very good and the food is terrific. it can get crowded so make a reservation.

Thank bobbyur
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Very good Indian food when I visited Salem. It was a nice treat rather than having your typical pub style food.

Thank Bea_D_123
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Daughter is vegetarian and I’m not so always looking for good compromises. This menu has a whole section clearly labeled as vegetarian. Had the onion naan, the best I’ve had. Had the veggie appetizer sampler, SO good! Four different things included, all excellent. She had...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We love India and the food! This is one of our favorite spots to get a taste of our favorites! They are so good about adjusting the seasoning to your comfort level and explaining the variety of dishes and spices. We will continue to go...More

Thank Teenie2000
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is a genuinely terrific Indian restaurant in the heart of downtown Salem. Service is friendly and quick, and the food is truly exceptional. The menu is large and varied, and vegetarians will find ample choices. Prices are surprisingly modest: $60 for two, including wine(before...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We just kind of ambled into Passage to India the other night. Place is not fancy but Oh the food.I had a shrimp biryani that was flavorful, fresh and delicious. My Wife had a Chicken Tikka done tandoori style. The chicken was 'melt in your...More

Thank JIK0905
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Very good food. All the flavors and spices were delicious. We went for lunch and got a few different things to share, which is probably the best way to do it. Lamb was cooked perfectly in the vindaloo. Make sure you get naan bread to...More

Thank Valerie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3522
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-832-2200
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