Photo: Bill Roehl

Everest on Grand

1278 Grand Avenue
A mix of tastes, from spicy North Indian curries to Tibetan dumplings and noodles. Don’t go for three-chili spice unless you want an at-the-table, sauna-from-the-inside experience. $$

India House

758 Grand Avenue
Traditional south Indian dishes such as tandoori and biryani. Lunch buffet is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; dinner menu starts at 5 p.m. $

Khyber Pass Cafe

1571 Grand Avenue
Authentic Afghani menu combines the best of several Asian palettes, with special attention to chutneys. $$