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19 Quai Monleon, 06500 Menton, France
0493174191
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10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wed - Thu 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The best Indian food on the Riviera

Tucked away on a quiet corner near the ancient fort on the old port of Menton this little restaurant not only has excellent food, pretty decor but most importantly a fabulous young Sri Lankan owner who gives a charming feeling to the atmosphere . Whilst surrounding restaurants serve... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Patrick M
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Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Tucked away on a quiet corner near the ancient fort on the old port of Menton this little restaurant not only has excellent food, pretty decor but most importantly a fabulous young Sri Lankan owner who gives a charming feeling to the atmosphere . Whilst surrounding restaurants serve unimaginative food here the room is full of local Mentonnais enjoying the... More 

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Turin, Italy
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A real Indian restaurant with a nice terrace that can be used in winter too. We went with children and the guy that runs the restaurant was very kind in following our necessities. The plates are not huge but if you pick up many choices you will be able to taste different tastes. The saffron rice is the best for... More 

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Very elegant and pretty restaurant. Service is great, the manager is a very kind gentleman, always welcoming and flexible even when asked to modify dishes. Try the vegetarian dishes, so tasty and special. Best restaurant in Menton.

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Scotland
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We spent 5 days in Menton and ate at this restaurant twice! The food is excellent and pretty reasonably priced. The menu is comparable to Indian menus in the UK - which is actually quite difficult to get in this part of France/Italy. We went the first time on an extremely rainy evening with not many people out and about... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had a time finding this place but found it right off the parking lot of the covered market. Its a lovely space with a patio. The food was wonderful because we were looking for a change after a month of very special French food. The lamb byrini was perfectly cooked and the prestentation picture perfect. The potato Kofta & nan... More 

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Barga, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We ate here for the first time and were not disappointed. We had a table on the terrace and were just the two of us. We ate Mutton Masala, saag aloo, rice and nan bread and mango lassi. The food was fresh and delicious, very fragrant, not overly spicy. The portions were a little on the small side but enough... More 

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Menton, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The staff are very friendly. That's the only plus point about this place. We were a party of four. We ordered a takeaway of: chicken dhansak, chicken madras and two different mutton curries and a daal, along with rice and a variety of naans and mixed starters. The mutton and chicken curries (and the daal come to that) were indistinguishable... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

The place is nicely decorated and the staff is also nice. The menu has everything you need and yet you not overwhelmed by choices as you can sometimes be in Indian restaurant. The food was very good and tasty and you can ask to be spiced to your taste.

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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The restaurant was not busy when we visited and it took forever to get served. The Indian food was disappointing. If you love curry and have eaten good curry in London, New York or Frankfurt you will not be happy with the quaity of the food here. We spent several days in Menton and enjoyed this meal the least. We... More 

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San Francisco, California
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Buddhism is an outgrowth of Hinduism... and this is evident in this small, elegant indoor dining area where people walk in with their animals un-opposed. This age old question of health, safety and common decency was settled long ago, but current fads of compassion, bleeding heart Liberals and French fashion prevail... There are no Brahmins here! Anyhow, being a homeless... More 

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Additional Information about Le Taj

Address: 19 Quai Monleon, 06500 Menton, France
Phone Number: 0493174191
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Menton
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 13 - 33
Cuisine: Indian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Quai Monleon, 06500 Menton, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Menton
  • Phone Number: 0493174191

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 33
  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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