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Sapphire Restaurant & Lounge

13308 Laurel Bowie Road, Laurel, MD 20708
301-490-0555
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Stratford, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We had some time to spare while in this city on a Sunday night, and there wasn't a lot to do. We came across this little bar and had a great time. We sat at the bar and had a couple drinks, chatting with the friendly female bartender; then we decided to play some pool. The locals were very friendly,... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

OMG this was definitely not indian food. I am Indian myself and this was not even close to what mediocre Indian restaurants are. The Chicken 65 (supposed to be marinated in 65 spices) tasted like dry chicken chunks in kung pao sauce. The Chicken Tikka Masala had no flavor other than cinnamon and was also dry. The aloo papri chaat... More 

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202 reviews 202 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I have eaten delicious Indian food from all over the subcontinent. This is my all time favorite Indian restaurant.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I have been to Sapphire Restaurant three times now and it is better than average Indian Food with a welcome variety in they also have Thai food on their buffet. Not a lot of ambiance in it is an older shopping center connected to a bar but very good food for a buffet. I would go back for the buffet... More 

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Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I've been here about 7 times so far for their lunch buffet. The food is consistently good and I definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone who has a taste for Indian food.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

Been to this place couple of times now, I havent ordered from their menu but their buffet is the bomb!!!!

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Fulton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great quality and selection frequented by NASA and NSA employees at lunch. Have always enjoyed ambiance and service.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We got there at about 6:15 pm and the place was deserted. The Sports Bar part had quite a few people, though. The buffet was delicious with a good variety. The nan was old and crisp when we got there, but they brought out fresh nan and brought a plate of them to the table. A couple of people came... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

I enjoy eating the Indian cuisine at this restaurant. It's always delicious. The atmosphere makes you feel like you are eating in a quaint restaurant in India.

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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85 reviews 85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

In Laurel on business with a vegetarian colleague. Went to Sapphire for that reason. Huge menu with vegetarian, chicken, beef, pork entrees. We experienced great flavors and excellent service. Had a Dosai, which was as authentic as the doasi I had on a recent trip to India. We also had the Panneer Masala, which had a wonderful smokey tomato taste... More 

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Additional Information about Sapphire Restaurant & Lounge

Address: 13308 Laurel Bowie Road, Laurel, MD 20708
Phone Number: 301-490-0555
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Laurel
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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