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Clay Oven

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1170 W Patrick St Ste F, Frederick, MD 21703
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 14:30
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Fort Loudon
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The service was fast and friendly! The menu was easy to understand. The staff was very helpful to us "first-timers." The atmosphere was pleasant and cozy. I already want to go back and sample other items from the menu!

Thank 230anthonyr
frederick, maryland
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655 reviews
416 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 547 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Nicely decorated and cozy restaurant. Very good food with clearly high quality and fresh ingredients. Combination plates provide a diverse sampling and almost enough food for two people. Service was very good. Taj Mahal and Kingfisher beers available.

Thank fred200099
Frederick, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered the bread basket, paneer samosas, chicken biryani, and chicken sagwala. It's been a couple years since the last time we were here. It was nice to see the same people, and enjoy the same great food. We will be here more often, and bring others.

Thank Tina M
Sharpsburg, Maryland
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

While I want to visit the lunch buffet I've been here twice for dinner. Take out both times and it was excellent. A friend recommended it to us and while it's a bit of a hike from where I live - well worth the trip. The building is non-descript, but step inside and a feast awaits. I'm from the UK... More 

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

So good! Best Indian cuisine around!!!!!!! I go here at least once a month and the quality remains great!

Thank mountainchris
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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122 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a family owned Indian restaurant and we have eaten there several times during lunch and dinner. The food there tasted so good and the service is always excellent. You can tell the family really put their hearts in managing and running this restaurant and are very proud of their food. The restaurant is very reasonably priced. If you... More 

Thank Tenacity28
Chicago, Illinois
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422 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Clay Oven is an unprepossessing storefront, but serves high quality Indian food at a reasonable price. When the food arrived, I was a bit concerned -- the lamb vindaloo looked like it was covered in marinara sauce. However, although it looked a little strange, the flavor was excellent and it was plenty hot. The mutter paneer was also excellent, with... More 

Thank KingofThreePutts
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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167 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Traveling I-70 between Hagarstown, Md. and Baltimore is a real snooze fest dotted with the typical chain crap. If you can hang on until the Frederick area, you will find many hidden gems. This place is one of them. We have eaten here several times, and I truly wanted to keep this location a secret. It's that good. If you... More 

Thank bluejay377
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Quite an interesting choice of Indian and Nepalese dishes, very full of flavors and spices. Great vegetarian choices.

Thank J P L
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Celebrated a birthday dinner here. Ownership and staff are so accommodating. Love the assorted bread basket. Always take some home with the onions. The tandori chicken entree was good size and nicely spiced, shrimp entree was also very good. We travel from Gaithersburg where we were first introduced to this restaurant and followed them to Frederick.

Thank Marcia G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1170 W Patrick St Ste F, Frederick, MD 21703
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick

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