We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Minerva Indian Cuisine

16240 Frederick Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4001
+1 301-948-9898
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“raita” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
16240 Frederick Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4001
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (105)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

41 - 50 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

I chose a dinner,.. As it supposedly came with a lot of little things that go along with it and due to reviews I read I ordered butter chicken. What I liked was the butter chicken. The tiny little taste of things in a circle,...More

Thank Katya m
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Usually mostly or entirely Indian clientele, so I assume it is reasonably authentic; in any case, it is very tasty - so I will focus on the more unusual aspects. First, and for me quite important, is that this is among the only Indian restaurants...More

Thank nameisalreadytaken
Reviewed 23 August 2015

I am not particularly fond of Indian cuisine, and I found this restaurant to have a reallya authentic flavor. Everything was delicious. We ordered a dinner, so we had a sample of different things. Portions are big and good to share. The location is very...More

Thank claudiast
Reviewed 2 August 2015

If you're on holiday from India then go here only if you're really starved for Indian food. Wide variety of South Indian and North Indian dishes but the quality and taste is quite average. Service wasn't too great either...we had remind them a few times

Thank Neet_47
Reviewed 22 July 2015

I found Minerva's when I worked in Herndon - imagine my joy when I found out they had a restaurant near my home. Their complete dinner (I am a BIG fan of their butter chicken) is just delightful. I also love their Dhal, spicy and...More

Thank BullyLover2
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

The chef or the cook in the kitchen did not put the exact ingredients that is writen on the menu. I asked for giner chicken white pieces of white meat , I got it with with dark meat. Even the waiter disagree with me telling...More

Thank mayandalex1234
Reviewed 2 July 2015

This place is conveniently located at intersection of Shady Grove Rd. and Frederick Road (Rte. 355, aka Rockville Pike to the south). I've been there several times over several years for the lunch buffet, which features the largest variety of foods I've ever seen in...More

Thank S B
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Great atmospher, great selection on the Buffet Line, and attentive staff. This place os way out of the way for us But we make the drive because it is so good. I havent tried the dinner menu yet But im sure its delisious.

Thank selinaabe
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Decent Indian food near our hotel, and only one odd thing: if a waiter dissuaded you from tipping, what would you think? Does the manager take all tips away from them or something?

Thank Yataweel
Reviewed 20 April 2015

When we eat at Indian restaurants, we have difficulty deciding what to order. So buffet allows us to sample and enjoy many dishes. Minerva has several branches, and we tried them all. This one is usually the best, for taste and variety of dishes. Several...More

1  Thank roadwarrior96
Nearby Restaurants
Big Wang Cuisine
14 reviews
.41 miles away
Love Sushi
34 reviews
.48 miles away
The Melting Pot - Gaithersburg
81 reviews
.47 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Washingtonian Center
178 reviews
1.22 miles away
Rockville Town Square
282 reviews
2.83 miles away
Water Park at Bohrer Park
51 reviews
1.24 miles away
Lake Needwood
104 reviews
2.67 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Minerva Indian Cuisine staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing