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Havenstraat 36, Oranjestad, Aruba
5884494
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty Food, No Fluff

Walked in for lunch as the restaurant was opening. Unfortunate first impression of a smileless greeting and still having to wait 15 minutes for them to clean the bathrooms while my very pregnant self and toddler both crossed our legs and tried to hold it together! Luckily we were first in, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Deena M
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New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
New York
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Walked in for lunch as the restaurant was opening. Unfortunate first impression of a smileless greeting and still having to wait 15 minutes for them to clean the bathrooms while my very pregnant self and toddler both crossed our legs and tried to hold it together! Luckily we were first in, and knew what we wanted. My husband being from... More 

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Thus is a tiny Indian restaurant in town (Oranjestad). The food is excellent and so is the service. When visiting this place one will return.

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I highly recommend the Taj Mahal Restaurant. Their food is excellent and served as you likes it. We all know, Indian meal has lot of hot pepper. Although this is their culture, they always ask if you want your food with no pepper, mild or hot and you get it as you want.Now I am costom to eat light pepper... More 

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Leeds, UK
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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Not a bad Indian, in fact possibly one of the best outside of Bradford I have been to. Run by a Sikh family, the wood was excellent, the fish masala was very excellent. if you want an Indian on Aruba the choice is limited but this is worth a visit, for the food alone. Service was OK and the décor... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We ordered food from here and it was delicious specially their harebhare cutlets :) Their prices are just like the US .

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Noord, Aruba
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is the best Indian food on the island. I am crazy about the curry shrimp and my husband loves the chicken tikka masala. The garlic naan is awesome and the raita is perfect. One of my favorite restaurants on the island. Great service! We eat here at least once a month. Super yummy!

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Simply outstanding, authentic indian food. Chicken Madras, Tandoori dishes and good Nan! Right in the middle Oranjestad. A good find

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Fort Worth, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

If you want to get away from the Chain restaurants. This place is a great find. Food was excellent and service was amazing.

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aruba
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3 reviews
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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
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Havenstraat 36, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: 5884494

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?