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Moksha Indian Cuisine
Moksha Indian Cuisine

Moksha Indian Cuisine Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.mokshadining.com
  • Phone: (425) 427-5787
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Thursday : 11:00am- 2:00pm, Friday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Indian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: Call us for details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: NE 8th St and Bellevue Way
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking is available directly behind the restaurant in the multi-level Bellevue Square Mall lot, Lincoln Square or Bellevue Place. Use our convenient entrance in the rear of the restaurant to avoid the elements. NOTE: We are located between PF Chang's and Boom Noodle on Bellevue Way.
A word from Moksha Indian Cuisine
MokSHA is a Sanskrit term used to describe the attaining of eternal bliss or "highest happiness". MōkSHA is a Family Owned. We serve Vegan, Vegetarian, Halal and Gluten Free Dishes. Our Meals are Fresh made – NO Preservatives or NO MSG and is Low Sodium.

Complement our meal with traditional Indian Chai, Local Wine selections, Imported Indian Beers or MōkSHA Signature Cocktails among other beverages.

… delicious Indian food with great innovations … - Usha V – Yelp
If you like Indian food, this is a place to visit – BiffC – Trip Advisor
We were pleasantly surprised to find this little gem – Manni - UrbanSpoon
The food is exceptional, and the service was very good – Katrina K – Yelp
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Diner Reviews
  • "The men's bathroom was dirty, there was so much fluid on the floor below the urinal that I suspect a plumming problem. I also find it unacceptable when a waitress clears plates but takes the used knife and fork and places these on the table. My knife had some hummus left on it, and was now resting on the table without a table cloth. We all know how tables are cleaned..."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Noticing the dishes come heavy on sauce and light on protein and vegetables. Wish we got the opposite. Also would like more veggie sides as an option"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "First time visit to Moksha. Great location with easy parking. The appetitzers were the highlight; we had samosas, hummus, and chicken. skewers. Entre was okay. We chose three: chicken with curry, a halibut dish and lamb. Best was the halibut, good portion, moist and the sauce was good. Lamb was dry, and a disappointment. The chicken curry was okay but not memorable. Our server was attentive but did not really know very much about the menu. Our party of three decided we would come back for the appetizers, but skip the entres."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "I ate at Moksha for the 3rd time last week. The food is good despite being expensive relative to better Indian food I have had in Portland, Chicago, London, and Kuala Lumpur. However, the service was poor. Our waitress was the least engaged person I have seen on a job for a long time. The place had diners at only 3 tables but she spent her time talking to the front staff. She walked past once and said "how is everything" without stopping. My wife had to ask if she was talking to us. By the time the meal was over I was not the least surprised when she dropped off my credit card and bill and walked away with an unispired "come again" spoken with her back to us."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "This was our first visit to Moksha and we were very pleased. We plan to return soon to try more menu items. The ambiance was classy and modern and the service was excellent, especially since it was a very busy Friday evening."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Having tried multiple indian restaurants in the area, Moksha was by far the best. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "My wife liked it and quoted saying it is the best Indian Cuisine in Seattle area."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "The selection of food was a little less than I am used to seeing, but it was very good quality. Service was prompt and friendly."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Been to this restaurant a few times and been great. The waiter at first was rude asked us to move tables after we had been seated as needed for another party. Was awkward telling us and rude,service bad and food not to usual standard. Will not go back 😞 "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "This was our 4th visit to Moksha, and the first real disappointment. Although the food remains very good, especially the Indian eggplant vegetarian dish, there were some surprising problems. First, from the time we sat down we were bothered by small flying insects. Not just one or two, but enough that we were swatting through much of our meal. Second, our waiter, while friendly, seemed unfamiliar with the menu and less professional than we've experienced in past visits. Finally and most importantly, the flan dessert was supposed to have a sugar glaze on top. By mistake, ours was topped with a layer of salt. Big surprise. When we pointed this out to the waiter he replaced it with an apology but this left an unpleasant taste for the meal."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "The food keeps getting better each time we go. We always oder lots so that we have some to take home and enjoy the next day."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Different from and better than most Indian restaurants."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "We tried their Seattle Restaurant Week menu. Service was very minimum. "
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "Hello, Moksha is one of our best restaurants. Last sunday was great, but I did not like the service. The food came in one big plat where they put a small portion of rice, chicken masala and naan. I was not happy to pay for this lunch. More better to pay a normal lunch than eat special for $15 for 3 entrees. Thanks for good food and ambiance"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Two all around great experiences two nights in a row. Butter chicken yum. Shrimp appetizer yum. cilantro margarita yum! Lamb kabobs yum. Chicken skewers yum......nana!!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Our food was delish but experience could have been better. Our reservation for 7:30 on a Friday for two of us. We were seated at a small table next to a families with several small children on both sides of us. With kids running around our table we considered leaving. One of the families was finishing and once they left we moved tables which was larger so we could sit next to each other. As a mother of 3 I understand however if I'm leaving my children at home I don't want other peoples children running around my table. I understand the children's behavior is not the restaurants responsibility however I feel that many times when we dine out with our kids we end up in a 'kids section'. Maybe this is something Moksha could consider."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "This is my favorite Indian food in Bellevue. Great place to go after a movie at Lincoln Square. Very friendly service. Food was served quickly after ordering. Very tasty food."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "I made a rez at Moksha while waiting for our movie to begin at Lincoln Center, Bellevue. What a delight to have dinner where normal conversation wasn't drowned out with overwhealming kitchen clatter and shouting ! The food was very good and the lamb tender. Wait staff busy, yet attentive. A definite positive experience."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The Lamb Karaikudi and the spiced naan took the chill out of a wet, cold, blustery Saturday night!! Food is VERY GOOD and the service is going up to higher standards. Good atmosphere and lovely furnishings."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The location is excellent and so does the ambiance. But the food quality is not so great for the price you pay."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Our first time at Moksha with a group of friends during valentines evening and we were extremely satisfied with the quality, service and ambience. Pros: Great food, good service, good ambience. Improvement areas: Level of spice does not match with number indicators, Chairs are too short for tall people. Overall rating: 4/5."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I felt like this restaurant needs to work on food, ambience and table settings. We ordered chicken tikka masala and lamb vindaloo with plain naan. Chicken tika masala was not what we expected; distasteful and meat was not fully cooked. Lamb vindaloo needs to find a balance between lamb and greenies. There were more veggies than lamb. Naan was not thoroughly cooked. I ordered masala chai and it was plain tea with cream, very disappointing."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food was great. The waitress was very attentive, helpful on wine choices etc Great experience."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Went here on a Friday night and really liked the food. The lamb and the eggplant were excellent, and the Biryani was pretty good too. Would come back again just for the lamb and eggplant."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "The food and service were excellent. I will be enjoying it with friends."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "A new restaurant can be frightening but Moksha hit it out of the park on every level. When you enter it seems sparse but it's totally opposite. Beautiful design, you feel private yet not excluded at your table, noise level allows for conversation without raising your voice, no clanking plates, machines. Service was wonderful and knowledge of dishes, wine list was flawless. Then the food arrived - fantastic!!! Most enjoyable experience!!!! We plan to go back within the week."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "We found the staff to be friendly and helpful. Had diverse tastes in our group and found something for everybody. What the kitchen serves is competent Indian cuisine, however we wondered at the total lack of tandoori offerings. Perhaps the dinner experience is quite different, which we'll try next."
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "It would be a big mistake to look down on this as a restaurant at the Mall.... If you like Indian cuisine, this is a must try."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "This was our fourth time eating at this restaurant and the standards have dropped significantly over the few months it has been open. The service is now incredibly slow and unreliable (>30 mins for food, extra rice order never arrived one time, and one time a naan order arrived after most of the food had already been eaten), the tables are too close to each other and to add to that the staff often puts couples next to families with loud kids (the acoustics amplify sounds, which doesn't help), despite requests for a quiet table."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Nice interior decor but lots and lots of families with kids, which is great if you are one of them but not so great for a couple seeking an adult dining experience. Liked but did not love the food -- chicken tandoor was good, as was the aloo ghobi, but the eggplant was not to our liking and the nan was just fair."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "To be honest, I did not have high expectation when I went to Moksha because I had not heard much about this new restaurant and had yet to see a full house there. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and loved decorations. Why are they not more popular? Well, my husband and I went in after lunch hours on 12/31 so it was unusually quiet. There were a few tables at the front end of the restaurant where either the owners or maybe their friends were all spread-out, chatting obnoxiously loud in their mother tongue, which made it really awkward especially when the whole restaurant was very quiet. I would understand the unusual emptiness in an otherwise vibrant location if this happens on normal days."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Great food! Nice environment. Just know that it's more like a chain restaurant than an individual owned."
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "We had lunch with friends from out of town. Everything was well-prepared and tasted delicious, and the server was attentive. Unfortunately they were out of the pumpkin soup that our friends had wanted to order."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Moksha has a great range of Indian food, and not just the usual suspects. Almost every item is done with care and service is great"
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Made reservations for a Friday evening with my wife based on Seattle Times recommendations. The food and service did not disappoint. We had the saag paneer and lamb karaibura (spelling?) and both were fantastic. Add in the garlic naan and the meal was complete."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Fantastic food, service, and really appreciate that even tho it was fairly busy when there, I could still hear the conversation with dinner companions! Bravo to you for bringing this gem to Bellevue!"
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Terrible service especially when the resteraunt was practically empty at lunch."
    Dined on 12/16/2013
  • "Dined here for girls night out last week. Perhaps the best Indian food I have ever eaten. Fresh, flavorful, beautiful and creative variety. Super attentive service in a beautiful atmosphere. Friendly bartender who personally came to check on our drinks! Who can ask for more!"
    Dined on 12/4/2013
  • "This is one of the best Indian Cuisine experiences we've ever had and extremely reasonably priced! Wine, apps, entree for two for $60 in Bellevue? Wow!! Also, outstanding service! Thank you!!!"
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "We Love this place! We'd not found any Indian we enjoyed on the Eastside and those which were decent were typically in a strip mall, no frills, tragic setting- not exactly where you want to spend an evening. Enter Moksha, hip, relaxed, elevated and consistent. The Lamb dishes are the stand outs as well as the aloo gobi. All items are prepared with care and you can actually see the ingredients. The cocktails are as good as the food and the salted, lime sparkling water is my favorite bit. We cant eat here enough. I love meeting my husband here for lunch. Not very spicy, true, but our kids love it too. When I know I have Moksha leftovers, my day just looks like a rainbow!"
    Dined on 11/21/2013