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The 15 Best Indian Restaurants Near Gaithersburg

Updated: August 22, 2022

Starving for samosas and dal? Head to these Gaithersburg Restaurants for the best Indian in town. To determine the best Indian places Gaithersburg has to offer we analyzed top sites and millions of reviews. If you're after tandoori or Punjabi we know you will find the best Indian options at the Gaithersburg venue listed.

Find the perfect Indian restaurant

Spicelife Indian Fare

Indian, $$, GaithersburgIndian, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Best Indian Restaurants In Gaithersburg, Maryland

    Trip 101, 2020
  • Trip 101, 2021

    Top 12 Indian Restaurants In Germantown, Maryland

    Trip 101, 2021

Royal Tandoor

Indian, $$, GaithersburgIndian, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Silver Spoon Kabobs

Pakistani, $, GaithersburgPakistani, $Gaithersburg
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Best Indian Restaurants In Gaithersburg, Maryland

    Trip 101, 2020

Dosa & Chaat Indian Cafe

Indian, $$, GaithersburgIndian, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2021

    Top 12 Indian Restaurants In Germantown, Maryland

    Trip 101, 2021

Chennai Hoppers

Indian, $$, GaithersburgIndian, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Woodlands Restaurant

Indian, $$, GaithersburgIndian, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Madras Palace

Indian, $$, GaithersburgIndian, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Best Indian Restaurants In Gaithersburg, Maryland

    Trip 101, 2020

Kaveri

Indian, $$, GaithersburgIndian, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Best Indian Restaurants In Gaithersburg, Maryland

    Trip 101, 2020

Tandoori Nights

Indian, $$, GaithersburgIndian, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Best Indian Restaurants In Gaithersburg, Maryland

    Trip 101, 2020

Chopathi India Kitchen

Indian, GaithersburgIndianGaithersburg
Google: 3.1
Yelp: 3.0
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Best Indian Restaurants In Gaithersburg, Maryland

    Trip 101, 2020

Minerva

Indian, $$, GaithersburgIndian, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

KLAY Healthy Indian Eats

Indian, RockvilleIndianRockville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Commonwealth Indian Restaurant

Indian, $$, RockvilleIndian, $$Rockville
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Curry Place

Indian, $, GermantownIndian, $Germantown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2021

    Top 12 Indian Restaurants In Germantown, Maryland

    Trip 101, 2021

Ganapati Foods Usa Restaurant

Indian, RockvilleIndianRockville, Twinbrook
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best Indian restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 16302 Gaithersburg restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Gaithersburg restaurant reviews, and 518 lists and articles – looking closely at what Trip 101 had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Trip 101 - Top 12 Indian Restaurants In Germantown, Maryland and Trip 101 - 10 Best Indian Restaurants In Gaithersburg, Maryland. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

Royal Tandoor, Spicelife Indian Fare, and Dosa & Chaat Indian Cafe are vegetarian-friendly Indian restaurants in Gaithersburg.

There are 12 Indian restaurants in Gaithersburg.

Royal Tandoor, Spicelife Indian Fare, and Dosa & Chaat Indian Cafe are the highest-rated Indian restaurants for take-out in Gaithersburg.

Royal Tandoor, Spicelife Indian Fare, and Dosa & Chaat Indian Cafe are the highest-rated Indian restaurants that serve breakfast in Gaithersburg.

Dosa & Chaat Indian Cafe, Silver Spoon Kabobs, and Woodlands Restaurant are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Indian restaurants in Gaithersburg.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best drink pairing for prawn curry

    Knowing what to pair with prawn curry can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cold drink, particularly a glass of saffron lassi. This, sweet, cold drink balances the spicy prawn curry.

  • The perfect complement to chicken makhanwalla


    Experts suggest pairing a chicken makhanwalla with a glass of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, a popular white wine.


  • Chardonnay with your butter chicken

    A white wine and some nice, tasty butter chicken - specifically a Chardonnay - go really well together. This drink will help bring out the most of the mild, creamy and buttery in your food, trust us!

Interesting facts

  • A typical drink from India

    Should you find yourself on the streets of India be sure to sample the local haldi doodh one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

  • Celebrating Indian

    Have you ever seen people smear each other in vibrant colours? It’s a sight to see at the Holi Festival, where they also have India. Keep it in mind if you ever plan a trip to India.

  • The best day for curry

    Can’t get enough curry? You’re not alone. National Curried Chicken Day is celebrated every year on January 12 in The United States.

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in Gaithersburg can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Indian spot.

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