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Maharajah

#1,836 of 9,225 Restaurants in Rome
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Monti
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Via dei Serpenti, 124, Rome, Italy
+39 06 474 7144
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  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Indian instead of pasta

We wanted to eat Italian but as it was a weekend all the places we had picked for the evening meal were full. This Indian restaurant was also fairly packed but they managed to squeeze us in anyway. A complimentary prosecco was a good start to the meal and the food they served didn't disappoint. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Really welcoming as soon as you walk in. Staff very attentive, service very good. Would go there again if we had more time in Rome. We would recommend to others who would like a change from Itailian meals.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I love indian food and tasted it in many places in the world including India...... ...this restaurant was quite disappointing and very expensive for the poor quality of food served. The starters ( 1 samosa 1 veg pakora and prawn pakora) clearly out of the microvawe. Nan was flat, curries very mild and not spices /flavor......likely also out microvawe. They... More 

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Bingen
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We wanted to eat Italian but as it was a weekend all the places we had picked for the evening meal were full. This Indian restaurant was also fairly packed but they managed to squeeze us in anyway. A complimentary prosecco was a good start to the meal and the food they served didn't disappoint. We tried some typical Indian... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I was lucky enough to be introduced to Maharajah my first trip to Rome in 2009. I now eat here every time I am in the city. The staff here is amazing and always ensure we leave satisfied. The food is incredible. I would recommend the swordfish tiki masala or the saag gosht. Honestly you cannot go wrong with anything... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Being English, I love a curry and will search high and low to seek out a descent curry house. Staying on the Vatican side of Rome, it was a little walk to the metro to go to Monti. Was it worth it? Not in my opinion, I ordered an aubergine curry that resembled baby food when it was served. The... More 

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Delhi
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Maharaj Was home away from Home. Amazing food , and one thing amazing for all Indians is number of Italians who dine in this restaurant. The food and the drinks are amazing. Staff Service is just par perfection. All cuisines were amazing- we dined for two days Very warm and supportive- they helped us with lot of directions to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Had the Vindaloo, was far hotter than the ones iv had in England, still nice though, cool interior and cutlery made out of bronze! Food came out really quick and the portions could have been a bit bigger, but still worth a visit if you love Indian cuisine

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Being Vegetarian and that too allergic to cheese seems picky in Rome. Yet delighted myself with Roman cuisine but was craving for Indian food and this place saved my day. Delicious, sumptuous, nice and ethnic ambiance. the host were polite and courteous. If you in Rome and crave for Indian Veg, you know the place now.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Nice atmosphere, kind and efficient staff, tasty food: maybe not as tasty as in some Indian restaurant in London but still of quite good quality, with a varied menu. The restaurant was rather crowded, we warned the waiter about our hurry and our food was quickly on the table. We enjoyed the early dinner at Maharajah before the movie and... More 

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DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA
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48 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We were happy to find an Indian restaurant close to the colosseum. The staff very friendly and helpful. We had to make a reservation as its quite a popular restaurant. The food was average, but they have a good variety of dishes. The presentation is good and they have set menu as well apart from the normal menu. We enjoyed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via dei Serpenti, 124, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighborhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 474 7144

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Monti

Neighborhood Profile
Monti
Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighborhood just west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season, quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its cobblestone streets. The neighborhood supports unique and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at Piazza della Madonna dei Monti anytime after lunch and you'll always find something going on.