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Passage to India

157 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3522
+1 978-832-2200
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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157 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3522
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of those places when you eat alone you feel alone. The servers are efficient, but not friendly ! I wish my dish - Lamb Saag - was spicier! But who knows! No one here asked me!

Thank 266joseh
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I walked by and picked up a menu. It looked great, so I came back for lunch on Sunday about 12:30 or so. Prime lunch time, right? Wrong. I walked in and there were 4 guys just chillin'. Seemed to be employees. One didn't have...More

Thank Luna-Kay
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

My best friend and I took a weekend trip to Salem and loved this place so much we had dinner here twice! The food was remarkable and is probably the best Indian food I’ve had in many, many years. The prices were very fair for...More

Thank K F
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Passage to India offers excellent Indian food in a casual setting. Service is excellent, but the real star is the food. The menu is varied and extensive, with many vegetarian options.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 7 March 2018

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 25 February 2018

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
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 8 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 24 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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