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Minerva Indian Cuisine

16240 Frederick Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4001
(301) 948-9898
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English first
Tampa Bay
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Recommended by my hotel so gave it a try. Food was so good and wait staff so friendly that I came back for all 3 nights that I was working in the area And even on my last night, when I smelt and saw the meal that the table beside was having, I was remorseful that I wasn't able to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

It was weird to us to find this place right next to our hotel (Comfort Inn), as we didn't expect to have good food while on the road. We called from the room on a Friday night and it took around 20 mins. for pickup. Great flavors! We were impressed with the paneer makhani, not only because it was so... More

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Columbus, oh
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Went on a Sunday evening. Restaurant was busy. Waiters were totally indifferent to us. Good took forever to come. Had to repeatedly ask for water. We were served by three different waiters - all had a very bad attitude. Food was decent when we finally got it. When we asked the waiter for the second time why we were not... More

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Germantown, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Food is great. However our 5th time, apparently having a black person as part of our group means no service. We waited over 15 minutes after being seated to watch 5 servers walk by, look, and not even take a drink order. We will never go back.

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Washington, DC
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is in our neighborhood so we eat there frequently. The atmosphere is somewhat dated but the food is absolutely delicious. This is our favorite place to eat when we're craving Indian food. The Fish Tikka Kabobs are succulent, the naan is some of the best I've ever had, and the Butter Chicken is outstanding. We always get the Dinner... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Very poor service. We ordered for extra naan. It took them 30 minutes to get the naan. Poor and slow service. Food was not that great.

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Rockville, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Wide selection - goat, shrimp, chicken, vegie, soup, desert Excellent service Best Indian lunch buffett ! Will go again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

My Indian friends asked me to dinner at Minerva. I told them I couln't eat spicy food - and they said - no worries. They odered many dishes without spice. A feast arrived and lo and behold, butter chicken, garlic nam bread and a mango lassie were among my favorites, Can't wait to return. Delicious!!!

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I use to go on Fridays and they have excellent food variety, south indian, punjabi etc. In weekdays they have less variety though.

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I have eaten at Minerva Gaithersburg twice in the last month forlunch - once on a weekday at noon, once on a Saturday at 2. The variety is outstanding - at least 4-6 vegetarian dishes and 6+ meat dishes. Saturday mguest and I had outstanding pepper chicken, goat curry, lamb biryani, daal, something resembling Bengan Bharta (egglplant) a spinach dish... More

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