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Taj Mahal Restaurant

City Centre, Vientiane, Laos
(020) 5561 1003
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Ranked #57 of 229 Restaurants in Vientiane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
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English first
Canberra
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A very popular restaurant with a lot of local patrons. Worth finding in the back street, which is not difficult.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We used to go to this restaurant everyday in the evenings to have tea and Pakoda. Even we used to have egg fried rice.. Not an excellent place though.. But a decent kind of place to be with friends..

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Had the okra and potato, samosas and lassi, all for about $5. Everything was tasty, and the service was fast and efficient. One complaint: The salty lassi wasn't salty :-(

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This place is definitely not the best Indian place you will find, but it is a pretty decent place. I was travelling across Laos and had strong craving for Indian foo. LP had recommended only Taj Mahal as an Indian option. As mentioned by other reviewers, this place is little tricky to find. The place looks ordinary and moderately clean.... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The food here is incredibly bland. I'm sure it all comes out of the same pot, the sauce is the same whether you order korma, masala or any other variety of curry. Didn't like the saffron rice it was stuck together and was laced with onion and other in identifiable ingredients. I just prefer it plain. Sure its cheap but... More

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Nice little Indian restaurant, bit tricky to find but worth it. The food is good (not amazing but generally very good) and cheap as chips. I’d recommend asking for stuff a little spicier as there was no chili heat in any of the dishes we ordered. Overall great value.

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Paris, France
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This looks like a street restaurant with plastic chairs and greasy tables, but the food is actually pretty good. Not one of the best Indians I had, but the food is very good value for money (less than 80.000 kip for 2 with 2 beers). Service is fine.

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Vientiane
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Even though it is hard to break away from my favorites, I've been trying to order random and different things off the menu, just to see if they fail at anything. Not yet, and I have eaten here at least 20 times. The service is always quick. The food is always hot. The bill is always way less than you... More

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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Small little place with good Indian food. Services was good too :) had an awesome playlist playing :)

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

The Taj Mahal is not much to look at. In fact, you may be a little off-put by the plastic table cloths and rather dilapidated look of the place. Rest assured, the food that is served out of the kitchen is absolutely delicious. Unlike Nazeem, which served me the same sauce around different vegetables claiming to be different dishes, the... More

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