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Passage To India

1900 Mass Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140
Phone: (617) 497-6113
Cuisine: Indian
Price: $$
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  • Hours
    Monday: 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    Tuesday: 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    Wednesday: 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    Thursday: 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    Friday: 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    Saturday: 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    Sunday: 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    Restaurant open daily from 11:30am-10:45pm.
  • Meal Times Served Lunch, Dinner
  • Parking Availability Parking on Site
  • Atmosphere Romantic, Family / Children
  • Amenities TV, Wi-fi
  • Special Needs Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access
  • Bar Beer, Wines
  • Reservation Information Not Required
  • Attire Casual
  • Payment Methods Amex Discover Mastercard Visa


Welcome to Passage to India we feature the finest authentic Indian cuisine. The variety, combination and uses of spices are the major factors that distinguish Indian cuisine from any other cuisine in the world. Some spices are used primarily to please the eyes to give the "sight"; "color" and "texture" to the food and some are used for its flavor. Throughout the process preparing the food, the cook will judge his spicing with an eye for the color and aroma of the dish as well as its flavor. Spices are the keys to every kitchen. The Country of India grows good quality spices. Far back in history, the Malabar Coast of Kerala, in southwest India ranked as one of the world's most important trading centers. Vasco-de-Gama is the Portuguese explorer who opened the first sea route to India's Malabar Coast in 1498. In the Portuguese history book, the title I Dom Vasco-de-Gama is known as the sixth viceroy of India. Not only him, but also many others came too. Marco Polo and King Solomon navigated the Arabian Sea to Malabar Coast to purchase spices. Christopher Columbus was also looking for the way to India but took the wrong route and discovered America. Our country is rich in cinnamon, cloves, ginger, pepper and saffron. The spices from India are famous for their aroma and flavor. Most of the spices you see in the market are from India. "Not all spices are hot." The familiar phrase in recipes, "Season to taste" has greater value in Indian cuisine. At Passage to India, we try our best to prepare a meal to your taste. No matter which dish you choose at Passage to India, it will be prepared by the chef, an expert in the cuisine and will be as authentic as possible. We trust you will enjoy your experience and return to share our cuisine and hospitality.

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Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 79reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Delicious dinners--pleasant dining experience. May 29, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by The waiter was difficult to understand and apparently, had some difficulty understanding my requests as I had to repeat them and should have been served soup first, not at the same time as the main course. Disappointed also that the soup and meal were served only lukewarm and without any cover to retain what little heat there was.Desspite these issues, the food was tasty and I enjoyed the meal. Feb 23, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Reasonable prices, delicious menu, pleasant service! Mar 5, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Water glass ran to empty a couple of times. Most Indian restaurants are obsessive about refilling it. Waiters not dressed very professionally. 2nd time ever dining here. Have lived nearby over 5 years. Then saw it on restaurant.com so decided to try it. Mar 1, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by the food was very good, also the services was fast. Aug 3, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Very bland food.Desert was good. Apr 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by I ordered take out at the Restaurant and they were very gracious. The food came out quickly and my tea was packaged nicely so as to not spill, but I was also alerted so as to carry the bag properly. Apr 13, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by I took my three grandchildren. They have eaten Indian food before, and we all enjoyed the food here. We were seated in a comfortable booth next to a window. The lunch menu was perfect for us. Just the right amount of food. Jan 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by if there is going to be an extra charge for something, should be notified in advance, Jan 7, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by The table was a little tight and when someone sat behind me and leans back, I was pushed further forward Jun 27, 2013
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