8046 New Hampshire Ave
Hyattsville, MD 20783
Telephone: (301) 434-4202
CATEGORY: South Asian/ Indian
Woodlands Restaurant, which specializes in vegetarian South Indian cuisine, has long been a destination for afficionados of Indian culture and cuisine. Named one of the Best Bargain Restaurants in the area by Washingtonian Magazine, Woodlands also gets 'two thumbs up' reviews from local food critics (see here).
Best day to go: Sunday lunch when you can sample vegetarian dishes, sauces, snacks and deserts from a two table buffet joined by South Indians from all over the region. Don't forget to write your name and number of people in your party into the book when you arrive -- this efficient system frees staff to seat, bus and clear tables as quickly as possible.
Woodlands caters "for all occasions"--and in 2009, catered Indian desserts for the White House celebration of Diwali!
Located at the north-west corner of New Hampshire Ave. and University Blvd., next to Rite-Aid drug store.