Maryland Indian Community Guide

Food, Temples, Fashion, Travel, Movies & More

There is a huge Indian population in Maryland.

Indians in Maryland live mostly in and around Columbia, Bethesda, Rockville, Silver Spring, Gaithersburg, Germantown, and Lanham.
baltimore Downtown image © MDIndia.us
Baltimore Downtown
To cater to the spiritual, emotional, imigration, food, legal and fashion requirements of the growing Indian community in Maryland, several Hindu Temples, desi restaurants, grocery, clothing, gold jewelry stores and Indian immigration and personal injury law firms have sprung up over the years.

Silver Spring is a major hub of Indian stores and restaurants.

A large group of Indian immigration attorneys have set up offices in Maryland to assist their countrymen in filing Green Card and H1B applications, fight deportation orders and assist them in bringing parents on short-stay visas.

Hindu Temples
Multiple Hindu temples have sprung up in Maryland including Siva-Vishnu and Murugan temples in Lanham, Baltimore Hindu Jain Temple in Finksburg and Kali Temple in Burtonsville.

These temples are a huge draw for Indians, particularly during weekends.
siva vishnu temple image © MDIndia.us Siva Vishnu Temple, Lanham
Siva Vishnu Temple offers south Indian delicacies like Pongal, Tamarind rice, Idly, Sambar over the weekends through its canteen service.

Buffet, Dosa & Biryani

There are over 50 Indian restaurants in Bethesda, Baltimore, Columbia, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring et.al.

Most Indian restaurants in Maryland offer all you can eat buffet for lunch and a la carte menu for dinner.

Tandoori Nights bethesda
Tandoori Nights
One-Trick Pony
7236 Woodmont Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
Madras Palace Gaithersburg (MD) Review
Madras Palace
Glimpses of Heaven
74 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

South Indian, North Indian, Chettinad, Hyderabadi, Indian street food or Gujarati delicacies, you can be sure to find 'em all in Maryland.

Hindi Movies

With the growth in the numbers of Indians, is it any surprise that movie theaters AMC Loews Rio Cinemas 18 in Gaithersburg and UA Snowden Square Stadium 14 in Columbia screen new Hindi movies week after week.

Featuring Indian restaurant reviews, movie reviews, Hindi movie showtimes, travel agents, temples and more, MDIndia.us is a guidepost to the Indian community in the state of Maryland.