Spice Nation - formerly Passage To India – is the only restaurant of its kind in the city, specializing in authentic Indian vegetarian and vegan cuisine. The expanded menu offers a rich array of dishes from the two great schools of Indian cooking, northern (with its dairy leanings) and southern (known for its robust use of spice), resulting in a dining experience that relies on an uncommonly rich array of flavors, textures and degrees of heat. Try the lunchtime buffet ($6.99) or one of many vegan and vegetarian curries ($7.49-8.99).
A fifteen-time winner as the Best Indian Restaurant in Indy according to NUVO readers. Tandoori ovens and Northern Indian spices make the dishes burst with flavor and melt with tenderness. Make sure to include a mango lassi in your order; the tropical frozen drink is a delicious staple of Indian tradition.