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Minerva Indian Cusine

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10364 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-2248
(703) 383-9200
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

This location has been one of my go to Indian restaurants for many years. Always friendly, always great food, plentiful lunch buffet. Even the "new" (seems the same to me) place continues all those fine traditions. So don't run away when you pull up and don't see the same sign, it's still great!

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

This is the best Authentic Indian Restaurant around. A very Attentive and friendly staff. A must! From the moment you arrive through the front door, the aroma of all of the wonderful spices welcome you. It never disappoints...ever

Thank marmon69
Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We visit Minerva perhaps twice a month for their Sunday buffet. Excellent Indian dishes prepared with authentic spices. If you want to experience a variety of Indian dishes you won't go wrong at Minerva Indian Cusine.

Thank Peoria333
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is now called Sangeeth and other than being a bit pricey it was Overall very strong. Quality of the food was high with the Chicken Tikka Masala being excellent chicken very well cooked and sauce was out of this world. The rice was very well cooked and fluffy. The breads both Garlic Naan and Aloo Paratha were outstanding. The... More 

Thank Henry S
Fairfax, Virginia, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This restaurant has been acquired by Bollywood Masala. We went for weekend buffet thinking it was Minerva. The buffet items were not at all as impressive as when it was Minerva. Also it was more pricey then Minerva. There was nothing special. Usual buffet items such as butter chicken, goat curry, fake gulab jamuns etc. Will not go again.

Thank Yusuf M
New England, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Arrived at our beloved minerva having moved out of the area for many years. Found the recent name change and new ownership but there was no disappointment. The food was wonderful.

Thank zoelikesit
Arlington, Virginia
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

This is my 4th return trip with my brother to Minerva for the buffet lunch. Having been to many local Indian restaurants in the DC area, Minerva is one of my favorites. I find a good selection of dishes and I love the flavors. The spices are bold and every dish I have tried is excellent. There are a few... More 

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Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We were at the restaurant for Saturday afternoon buffet with family from South Carolina. It was a full house and the buffet offered a nice variety of tasty, authentic Indian dishes. Sodas were not meant to be buffet fare! They were limp and tasteless. Otherwise the food and table service was fine. We all said we would go back even... More 

Thank Susan H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My wife and I went to this place because we had a good experience with one of their restaurants before. They took our order 20 minutes after we arrived and did not offer an apology. The food was late and arrived in reverse order, main course before appetizers. The only part that was timely was the bill. They did not... More 

Thank Iamsolar
Fairfax, Virginia, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Variety of food offered is amazing. Also quantity does not jeopardize quality. Change in management did not affect the food quality.

Thank Yusuf M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10364 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-2248
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: (703) 383-9200

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