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Minerva Indian Cuisine

16240 Frederick Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4001
+1 301-948-9898
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (17 reviews)
“naan” (15 reviews)
“lamb vindaloo” (4 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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16240 Frederick Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4001
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have eaten Indian food in Boston, DC, Baltimore & London and Minvera compares with the best of them. Service was attentive & suggestions were given as I cannot eat foods with gluten. The chicken marsala was delicious & served with a fragrant rice. I...More

Thank Tonihoney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I eat here for the weekend lunch buffet approximately twice a month. The Butter Chicken is always amazing, with tender pieces of chicken. The Upma was a revelation and I’ve come to love Poori more than Naan. The Chicken 65 and Chili...More

Thank Anna J
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Very good service. Superior tasting Indian cuisine. The dining room could improve with better lighting, traditional Indian music at the right volume, and one less big screen TV.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Very tasty lunch with wide variety of buffet foods. Been to other Indian restaurants and found that this one that there was no soup and have to pay extra for drinks (tea, etc.)

Thank Lincoln117
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Authentic, delicious Indian food. We had the vegetable samosas, the shrimp marsala dinner, and the lamb buryani. The hot tea was also delicious, made the traditional Indian way. The atmosphere was quiet and unhurried. Overall, the meal was an excellent value. We hope to return...More

Thank MarylandT
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I just finished dinner at the Minerva restaurant in Gaithersburg Maryland. The alu paratha was a sorry excuse that looked like a fried rat...and tasted very bad...the alu palak gad been very hurriedly made..perhaps by a 12 year old with uncooked chunks of palak...very bad...More

1  Thank Nahilu S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Love this place! The food is always consistently delicious! Free and plentiful parking, and good service.

Thank MrPeteVirginiaBeach
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

A busy local Indian restaurant... with a huge variety of offerings. We ordered take out because it was going to be a long wait for a table. ( Friday night ) Special recommendations... the Spinach Pakora, Lamb Vindaloo and Chicken Tikka Masala. Also, call ahead...More

2  Thank Carla M
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The tandoori chicken was great. Same for the butter chicken and the garlic naan. Excellent servers too. William did a fantastic job as our server.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Never had for from India before. Staff was helpful with making choices off the menu. We ordered different plates then shared to try more than one dish.

Thank Martine O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16240 Frederick Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4001
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-948-9898
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