The greater Seattle area offers a large variety of restaurants that serve food made with curry. The spice is used in cuisine from India and surrounding countries. These traditional dishes are served through a variety of restaurants, and each blends the spices into a variety of subtle flavors. The dishes range in spiciness from mild to hot.

Kashmiri Chicken, Basmati Rice and Garlic Naan. Photo by Karen Ulvestad.

Bengal Tiger
6509 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 985-0041

The Bengal Tiger is located near Green Lake and Ravenna. The location makes is easy to get to from the University District, Lake City, Ravenna and Green Lake. The menu includes traditional food from all over India, carefully hand-crafted to create on symphony of flavors in each dish. Delivery is available through-out the Seattle area for lunch (11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and dinner (5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.). This service is available Monday through Sunday.

Chutneys Queen Anne
519 1st Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 284-6799

Located at the base of Queen Anne hill near the Seattle Center, Chutneys Queen Anne is the perfect place to stop for a bite to eat. The food is first rate, and the atmosphere is understated. It is the ideal restaurant to visit after a long day at the Seattle Center, or before an event. Menu prices are moderate. Reservations can be made either online or by calling the restaurant.

Saffron Grill
2132 N Northgate Way
Seattle, WA 98133
(206) 417-0707

Located on the west side of I-5 on Northgate Way, the Saffron Grill is a great place to eat after a long day of shopping at the Northgate Mall on the east side of the freeway. The menu is filled with foods from Northern India and the Middle East. The Chef works the two traditions into an infusion of flavors. The restaurant carries a full bar, including 100 different imported beers, several beers on tap and wine.

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The Copper Pot. Photo by Karen Ulvestad.

Copper Pot
102 Main St.
Edmonds, WA 98020
(425) 697-6363

The Copper Pot is located right next to the Edmonds-Kingston ferry dock. The restaurant offers quick meals for ferry riders, though this does not indicate second rate food. Menu items are made with care, and the subtle flavors in the food satisfies the palette. A full bar is offered in the restaurant. For the local area of Edmonds, the Copper Pot delivers orders of $30 or more.

Annapurna Cafe
1833 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 320-7770

Annapurna Cafe and the Yeti Bar are located near Seattle Central College on Capitol Hill. The atmosphere is festive, reflecting the culture of the dishes served in the cafe. The cafe serves traditional food from Nepal, India and Tibet. Roshita Shrestha studied food in her native Nepal, then traveled India and Tibet learning each country’s traditional dishes. The Yeti Bar serves specialty imported beers, including Khukuri Beer, Yeti Beer and Taj Mahal.

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Karen Ulvestad is a mother and professional writer/photographer, who lives in the greater Seattle area. She graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in English Composition. Her background is in fitness, travel, photography and writing. She continually researches locations to visit, and/or entertainment opportunities for family outings and/or photo shoots. Her work can be found at