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Akbar Restaurant
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9400 Snowden River Pkwy Ste 114, Columbia, MD 21045-5332
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9400 Snowden River Pkwy Ste 114, Columbia, MD 21045-5332
(410) 381-3600
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Columbia MD
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Went to the lunch buffet today. In the past it has been our go-to place, always great. I hadn't been in awhile and my friend and I were highly disappointed. Nothing tasted great and a few things, especially the yellow lentil dal, was bad. The paneer was the frozen cubes and not very soft, the palak was good but not... More

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Columbia, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I highly recommend the Akbar restaurant in Columbia. Good food, reasonable prices and a very gracious wait staff. A very relaxing atmosphere to dine in. The buffet for lunch is very good. Dinners are wonderful, too.

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Sykesville
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105 reviews 105 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We have been on numerous occasions with colleagues from work for lunch. We have only had the buffet, which has a variety of offerings, all of which are consistently good. Service in this regard has been limited to the delivery of drinks, and maintenance of the buffet. The buffet is consistently maintained with fresh food. They are, perhaps, a little... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I have been there twice, once with Indian friends and we ordered off the menu and another time I went for the buffet. The food is very good and flavorful. I liked their buffet too. It was a good way to try many different menu items.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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172 reviews 172 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

We patronize Akbar at least once a month because we like the food and the restaurant staff. Although we've tried other Indian restaurants, we always end up back at Akbar. Every time we go, we try to order something we haven't previously tried. Unlike many chain restaurants that opt for large portions so they can charge more, the portions at... More

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Zionsville, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I've been to Akbar Restaurant on multiple occasions. I travel for business to Columbia about once a month, and Akbar is one of my standby restaurants when I want food I know I will enjoy and don't have the time or energy to travel out of Columbia. I've never been disappointed, and the evening staff is especially friendly and warm.... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Great service, great food, fair prices. Our group of 4 each had different meals and they were all great - two varieties of Lamb, Salmon, and Baked Eggplant. The staff was very warm and friendly. Frequent checking on customer needs without being annoying. Each person gets their own burner to keep the entree warm and you get as much safron... More

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Elkridge, Maryland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

The service is good, food is fabulous- the best masala ever! I like the ground (keema) masala. The place is needing redecorating. it's always busy and does a great take out business but the place is really looking worn. the old pink/coral and teal aren't doing it and the seats are torn. It's really time for some renovations. So, it's... More

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Fulton, Maryland
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106 reviews 106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011

We are not familiar with Indian cuisine so we can't offer an expert opinion of Akbar's food but we enjoyed our food. We chose non-spicy items but for those who prefer spicier food, that was also available on the menu. We had the Mulligatawny Soup which was a creamy mild soup with a very nice flavor. One of us had... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

For my own personal taste in indian food, I felt this place was just below average. Which surprised me considering I absolutely love the food at Akbar in Baltimore (Charles St.)... the menu looked the same and I can't tell if it's the same people running both operations??? We started off with some vegetable samosas, garlic naan, and for the... More

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Additional Information about Akbar Restaurant

Address: 9400 Snowden River Pkwy Ste 114, Columbia, MD 21045-5332
Phone Number: (410) 381-3600
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
Cuisine: Indian

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