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Havenstraat 36, Oranjestad, Aruba
5884494
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Ranked #57 of 164 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
aruba
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We had a excellent lunch at this place. Fast service, great food. Tandoori chicken, fish masala and freshly baked naan. If you are looking for tasty food, go here, you will not be disappointed!

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Commerce, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We decided to check this place out based on all the high ratings here on TripAdvisor. We are Indian and know good Indian food. This place is average at best, and that's being generous. We tried the Hot & Sour soup, it was extremely spicy with an overdose of black pepper. Our entrees were Dal Tadka and Chicken Tikka masala.... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The service is extremely poor, especially the junior server - even though the evening hours are until 10 pm local time, she told us that they will not serve anything if we don't show up by 9 p.m.- what an attitude! ......then the manager said that she will not honor the free ad that says a free dessert with the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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188 reviews 188 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I had noticed this Restaurant on a previous visit to Aruba but did not get a chance to dine in. This time when my friend suggested we dine in the Restaurant, I was definitely in. This place had a cool temperature just as we entered with smiling servers and welcome. The menu was exhaustive and they had a huge number... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Fresh and tasty. We went there twice as we liked the food very much. I would recommend sizzler kind of food there, it was so yum!

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Yellowknife, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

It might be odd to eat Indian/Pakistani cuisine in Aruba - but if you do - THIS is the place to go. Less expensive than the other tourist friendly Indian restaurants on the island and MUCH better quality. Try the Daal Tarka

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Loved it, just make sure if you can't handle super hot, too let them know. I eat Indian all the time but a novice would think it was hot.

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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Craving some spicy food we visited the Taj for something different. The place was empty but the lovely welcome from Frieda more than made up for it. They had no Kingfisher ( the chinese we went to also had no Tsingtao ) due to import issues, so Balashi it was. The decor is nothing to mention and we were dubious... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We visited for dinner around 8pm. The place was moderately busy with 4 other tables (some came in after us). Service was extremely slow, and although we didn't order any appetizers, we weren't given any pappodum to keep us busy either. My husband and I have been to many Indian restaurants and we feel that we can identify the best... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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95 reviews 95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

after a 10km+ walk from the high rise hotels to downtown the taj mahal awaited us! we ordered a lunch special which consisted of lamb(bone in) choice od rice or naan(good portion size) for 10$ & an order of chicken makhani (medium spice level) with basmati~both dishes were piping hot temperature wise & the spice level was bang on! it... More 

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Additional Information about Taj Mahal

Address: Havenstraat 36, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: 5884494
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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