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The 15 Best Indian Restaurants Near Alexandria

Updated: August 22, 2022

Starving for samosas and dal? Head to these Alexandria Restaurants for the best Indian in town. To determine the best Indian places Alexandria has to offer we analyzed top sites and millions of reviews. Sate your appetite for Indian with lamb korma paired with chai tea at the Alexandria restaurants below.

Find the perfect Indian restaurant

Indochen

Asian, $$, AlexandriaAsian, $$Alexandria, Landmark-Van Dom
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2021

    Where to Eat the Best Indian Food in and Around DC

    Thrillist, 2021

Diya Indian Cuisine

Indian, $$, AlexandriaIndian, $$Alexandria, Old Town
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Your At Home Team, 2021

    Where to Get the Best Indian Food in Alexandria, VA

    Your At Home Team, 2021

Taj of India

Indian, $$, AlexandriaIndian, $$Alexandria
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Your At Home Team, 2021

    Where to Get the Best Indian Food in Alexandria, VA

    Your At Home Team, 2021

Dishes Of India

Indian, $$, AlexandriaIndian, $$Alexandria
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Indian Restaurants in Alexandria, VA

    Three Best Rated

Namaste Jalsa

Indian, $$, AlexandriaIndian, $$Alexandria, King St. Metro-Eisenhower Ave.
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Your At Home Team, 2021

    Where to Get the Best Indian Food in Alexandria, VA

    Your At Home Team, 2021

Mumbai Darbar Indian Cuisine

Indian, $$, AlexandriaIndian, $$Alexandria, Landmark-Van Dom
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Your At Home Team, 2021

    Where to Get the Best Indian Food in Alexandria, VA

    Your At Home Team, 2021

IndAroma

Indian, $$, AlexandriaIndian, $$Alexandria
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Indian Restaurants in Alexandria, VA

    Three Best Rated

Aditi Indian Dining

Indian, $$, AlexandriaIndian, $$Alexandria
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Indian Restaurants in Alexandria, VA

    Three Best Rated

Namaste

Indian, $$, AlexandriaIndian, $$Alexandria
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Kismet Modern Indian

Indian, $, AlexandriaIndian, $Alexandria, Old Town
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Family Kabobs House

Middle Eastern, $$, ArlingtonMiddle Eastern, $$Arlington, Arlington Heights
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Spice Kraft Indian Bistro - Clarendon

Indian, $$, ArlingtonIndian, $$Arlington, Clarendon-Courthouse
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

RASA

Indian, $, ArlingtonIndian, $Arlington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Bollywood Bistro Express

Indian, $$, ArlingtonIndian, $$Arlington, Ashton Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Chicago's Pizza With A Twist - Arlington, VA

Pizza, $$, ArlingtonPizza, $$Arlington, Leeway
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Finding the best Indian restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We pored over ratings for 16302 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Alexandria and 518 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Your At Home Team, Three Best Rated and Thrillist had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The restaurants you see have been featured in Your At Home Team - Where to Get the Best Indian Food in Alexandria, VA, Three Best Rated - 3 Best Indian Restaurants in Alexandria, VA and Thrillist - Where to Eat the Best Indian Food in and Around DC. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Questions & answers

Indochen, Diya Indian Cuisine, and Taj of India are the highest-rated Indian restaurants for take-out in Alexandria.

Indochen, Diya Indian Cuisine, and Taj of India are some of the highest-rated late-night Indian spots in Alexandria.

Diya Indian Cuisine, Taj of India, and Dishes Of India are the highest-rated Indian restaurants that are good for groups in Alexandria.

Indochen, Diya Indian Cuisine, and Taj of India are the highest-rated Indian restaurants for a quick lunch in Alexandria.

Indochen, Diya Indian Cuisine, and Taj of India are vegetarian-friendly Indian restaurants in Alexandria.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair saffron lassi with prawn curry

    When considering what goes best with prawn curry, we recommend a glass of saffron lassi, it truly complements the dish as it cools the palate between bites.


  • The ultimate drink pairing for green sauce palak paneer


    Finding the ideal drink pairing for green sauce palak paneer can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chenin Blanc. This, dry, white wine balances the herbaceous green sauce palak paneer.

  • Chardonnay and butter chicken


    The fruit flavor of Chardonnay means that it is a good match for the mild, creamy and buttery flavor of butter chicken. Try this pairing next time!

Factoids

  • The $2,584 curry

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $2,584 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, curry?

  • The largest curry ever

    The Culinary Association of Singapore is the proud world-record holder of the largest curry, an impressive feat considering its weight of 33,839 pounds.

  • March = Indian festival

    Have you ever seen people smear each other in vibrant colours? It’s a sight to see at the Holi Festival, where they also have India. Keep it in mind if you ever plan a trip to India.

Parking tips

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Indian spot.

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