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Sapphire Restaurant & Lounge

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13308 Laurel Bowie Road, Laurel, MD 20708
301-490-0555
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 16
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lamb and curry

I'm sorry but the decor works great for me. Wife and I had a candlelight dinner for two. Spicy but tasty food. Nice waiter. Good place

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Tim A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I'm sorry but the decor works great for me. Wife and I had a candlelight dinner for two. Spicy but tasty food. Nice waiter. Good place

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Greenbelt, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been at Sapphire both for lunch and dinner. The latter is more expensive than the quality of the food would warrant and will not review it here. It is best to visit at lunchtime and on the early side of the lunch hour, as the food left in the warming ovens tend to dry out. There is a... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Was driving around determined to try a well reviewed trip advisor restaurant. Stopped by and was pleasantly surprised with a dinner buffet. At $15 it would be hard to beat for a Saturday night. The first thing I tried was the tandoori chicken, although it was the size of buffalo wings, the flavor was great! The other front runners were... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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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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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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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

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

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13308 Laurel Bowie Road, Laurel, MD 20708
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Laurel
  • Phone Number: 301-490-0555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?