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2226 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2902
205-939-3805
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 0
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good and rich Indian food

We were there for dinner. Once seated, we got some ice water and papadams. The menu has a rich selection of dishes: seafood, lamb, chicken and vegetarian. We got the mango lassi which was excellent, a few starters and a couple of main courses. We also ordered naan, which arrived warm with lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Haifa, Israel
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  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We were there for dinner. Once seated, we got some ice water and papadams. The menu has a rich selection of dishes: seafood, lamb, chicken and vegetarian. We got the mango lassi which was excellent, a few starters and a couple of main courses. We also ordered naan, which arrived warm with lots of garlic and was very good. One... More 

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Union Bridge, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

There was nothing terribly bad about our weekend lunch buffet nor anything especially commendable. Many of the dishes like the Navratan Korma and the Baingan bharta were bland and watery. The buffet table was located in a dingy room off the dining room. The plates and utensils were a bit shopworn as was the overall atmosphere. The service was ok.

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Point Clear, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I've been to Taj for lunch several times and always get the buffet. I'm not familiar with Indian food other than to say I like everything I tried at Taj India. Don't think you can go wrong with the buffet. The service is excellent - attentive and friendly. The server brought a warm basket of naan and water in copper... More 

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Hoover, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Often visited this restaurant for lunch. They have nice Indian buffet. Love the ground lamb and the rice. Not that much of varieties, but you will find enough items to complete the buffet experience. The price is very affordable and the wait services are friendly and courteous.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Stopped by the Taj India for their Lunch Buffet. Quick and easy. Walk in, grab a plate, and head for the buffet. I enjoyed two kinds of rice, two kinds of chicken with one being curry chicken and one a red tint to baked chicken. There were two kinds of lintels. One looked like a small black bean and another... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Taj India is my favorite restaurant in Birmingham, AL. It looks a little bit suspicious from the outside, but upon entering you are greeted with traditional Indian decorations and friendly service. I like to come for the lunch buffet. They have a wide variety of traditional Indian dishes served with Naan and water. It's very affordable, clean, and authentic. The... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Just had the lunch buffet which offered an incredible array of Indian cuisine Everything I added to my plate was gone! I couldn't get enough! Oink for me!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We will be back here. The service is top notch. There is so much on the menu we want to try. We got one of the vegetarian samplers and had enough for lunch the next day. If you haven't been here, don't put it off. This place is a jewel in Birmingham's restaurant scene. One of the best Indian restaurants... More 

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Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

id read a few reviews on taj india, most of which were good, but I still found this place to exceed my expectations. it IS in a strip mall, but its a funky old strip mall with glass block, since I like funky old things with personality, this was a nice surprise. inside the restaurant was just perfect... a warm... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You must like Indian food, of course, to appreciate this restaurant. I started out just going with friends nearly 20 years ago, and at first had no taste for it, at all. But after I got used to it, I realized that the flavors were savory, spicy in a new and different way (at least for me) and highly satisfying.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2226 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 205-939-3805

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?