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Restaurante Taj Mahal

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Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian
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Restaurante Taj Mahal
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1 km Oeste del Centro Comercial Paco calle vieja hacia Santa Ana, San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica, Escazu, Costa Rica
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1 km Oeste del Centro Comercial Paco calle vieja hacia Santa Ana, San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica, Escazu, Costa Rica
+506 2228 0980
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1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Costa Rica's Original Indian Restaurant. Established in 2002 serving...
Costa Rica's Original Indian Restaurant. Established in 2002 serving Authentic North Indian Cuisine with such specialties as lamb, tandoori, vegetarian, chicken, seafood, an extensive list of curries, biryanis, and fresh naan. We also can recommend vegan and gluten free selections. We are a full scale restaurant with a wine list and bar service for our clients. We have a private room and outdoor terrace in our garden. WIFI, Delivery, and Catering Service available. Certified by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) as a 5 star establishment.
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Bday lunch...
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2014
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Chong W

The customer service was excellent. The place is cozy and the food was good. The only thing that I will improve is the spicy of the curry. We asked for spicy term and it wasn't. But overall... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 83
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The customer service was excellent. The place is cozy and the food was good. The only thing that I will improve is the spicy of the curry. We asked for spicy term and it wasn't. But overall everything was good. Luv the Mango lassi and garlic naan. It was simply delicious. Will go again for dinner. Great place! You can... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Some of the best Indian food I've tasted outside of India, in beautiful traditional surroundings. I highly recommend a meal at Taj Mahal.

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's a Beautiful place, excellent service. Typical Indian menu. The executive lunch is the best deal. Be careful ordering very spicy, can be dangerous. Overall the best Indian restaurant in CR.

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tandoor2002, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Dear Papillon, Thank you for your review. Your words are for we work to achieve. We don't advertise that we are the best Indian restaurant in CR unlike others, we leave that for our genuine clients to decide. Thanks, D. Mander More

corona california
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This restaurant surprised us by the quality and taste of its food. Its not cheap, but very worth it. Most attentive and professional staff. nice atmosphere, Killer naans, prob the best ive ever had outside of India, really, their naans are fantastic!!!

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tandoor2002, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you overmuch for you review. I personally am very happy that you enjoyed your experience here, that is first and foremost my intention, that our clients leave satisfied with our food, ambience, and service. Thanks, D. Mander More

San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

It was a pleasure that we discovered this restaurant. The service is very good, the food is fine and the place is very calm. I recommend the chicken curry meals, may be to avoid the lumb, personnaly i didnt like. It is a pleasure of food, air and nature!

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tandoor2002, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Dear Ameur, Thanks for your kind comments. Yes we do provide a different relaxed restaurant where we wish that you enjoy your gastronomic experience without stress and distractions. We do have our garden area and cozy atmosphere in order that our guests feel at home. Thanks, D. Mander More

Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great atmosphere, excellent service can't rave about all the food. Most of it was good from the appetizers to the main courses with lamb and chicken. However the shrimp (prawns- in the biryani) was tough and chewy. Medium spiced dish was ordered but it was quite bland. Would definitely return when in San Jose for Indian food but will stay... More

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tandoor2002, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your nice review. I have looked into your comments about the shrimp and have corrected the temporary problem we had. Thanks for helping us improve. Sincerely, D. Mander, Owner More

Midland, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Costa Rica. All authentic with a great atmosphere. Great for a romantic evening or a family dinner. A little hard to get to if you don't know San Jose so use GPS

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tandoor2002, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Hello Slice 107, I would personally like to thank you for your review. Its comforting to know there are genuine persons who appreciate our dining experience. Sincerely, D. Mander, Owner More

San Jose, Costa Rica
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Very good food and ambience, the service and ambiance is very good. There prices have gone up the last year or so, specially the Birianis, but very good. Going back often.

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tandoor2002, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Dear Jose C, Thanks for your remarks regarding our food, service, and ambiance. By the way we have not raised our prices since February, 2012. Sincerely, David Mander More

Texas City, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went to eat at this restaurant during our trip. We liked the food and atmosphere. Bill was bit of a shocker for us.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This food is really spicy and tasty. Very good service and great atmosphere. It is expensive but it worth it. Definitely one of my favorite restaurants.

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tandoor2002, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Dear Gaby, Thanks for your nice remarks. More

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Additional Information about Restaurante Taj Mahal

Address: 1 km Oeste del Centro Comercial Paco calle vieja hacia Santa Ana, San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica, Escazu, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2228 0980
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian

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