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2444 Solomon's Island Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
+1 410-266-6355
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Annapolis, Maryland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Basmati has an incredible lunch buffet with fresh hot naan bread, soup, salad, rice and at least 3-4 entree selections plus dessert. It is delicious every time. The tables are set with crisp white tablecloths, with friendly, attentive staff there to greet and welcome you. It has a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Thank Gregory T
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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627 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We were greeted immediately and the servers were attentive the entire time we were there. The buffet had a large selection of items and was very reasonably priced and included salad, fresh fruit, tea, and dessert in addition to the main dishes.

Thank Melaney68
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The food was wonderful, the service was top shelf and the owner was very gracious. This place belongs on your to do list if in Annapolis

Thank OwenWilmington_NC
Corpus Christi, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We went there on a date night and it was great. The food was excellent and we had very good service throughout the night. We both had meat samosas for appetizers and chicken tikka masala with garlic naan and some wine. The price was reasonable; not cheap but not overly expensive. One thing of note was that it was Saturday... More 

Thank M061656
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Delicious and very well prepared buffet, comes with chai too. Today's even included malai kofta my very very favorite. I am coming back for more for sure

Thank Catherine N
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We've eaten here both for lunch and dinner and have left very happy each time. Their lunch buffet in particular is delicious!!!

Thank darmela
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Enjoyed a great buffet. The food was hot and fresh. They always have something on the buffet that is new to me. As a vegetarian I find their selection of vegetables and the way they're prepared satisfies even a meat eater. Always has nice salads from lettuce to cucumber and peppers and many condiments to add different flavors to your... More 

Thank 4ever_rose
Moneta, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you like Indian food, you'll enjoy this restaurant. The food was excellent and the staff friendly and attentitive. After a USNA football victory, it was a fine way to end the day.

Thank Chuck H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I decided to try Basmati during a recent trip to Annapolis. Although I was in Blue Crab-land, I was craving Indian. I am glad to report that Basmati did not disappoint. I eat Indian good often and although the Yelp reviews were good, was still a little nervous, especially it was my birthday and I really just wanted the comfort... More 

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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We ordered delivery for 5 people. The food was hot and delicious, including more than ample servings of rice. We very much enjoyed the naan. The only problem was that we used their online ordering system and it took two hours to receive the food. I don't know if that was an online problem, or if the restaurant itself is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2444 Solomon's Island Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-266-6355

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