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Royal Taj

8874 McGaw Rd, Columbia, MD
410-381-1111
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

If you like Indian food, this is a great place. This place is often packed so either go early or be prepared to wait a little while? The service is always good, but the food is always great. It is a bit noisy since it is always packed but still a nice atmosphere!

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We came to this restaurant on a recommendation. It is clearly popular by the amount of people and diners raving about their meals as they walked out the door. We had thought there was going to be a long wait after we peeked inside and saw the crowd. We started to walk away because we were so hungry and didn't... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

One of the best place in maryland for indian food. Its not just flavor of food but humble staff and quick service. I will suggest please book ahead before going as it always full. Specially on weekends. Weekend buffet is really good but keep buffer time to wait in queue. Not sure how is the parcel services or for party... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The owner is always there and the whole staff is like a service team. Excellent food- everything is great. The buffet is amazing! Could go on and on. Amazing!!!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I have been a regular visitor to Royal Taj since I moved in to columbia area in Dec 2013. I must say it is one of the best Indian restaurants in the area. They have excellent food, great ambience and a busy place that adds to their credibility. The feature that strikes the most is the service!! Every single staff... More

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Odenton, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my experienced from the moment I walked in to when I left! The owner/manager is awesome, shows great customer service and greets everyone very warmly. The food is outstanding! There's an Indian restaurant 3mins from my house, but I'd much rather drive 20mins for royal taj! Love it!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The best Indian buffet in Columbia...or anywhere else near here! The food on the buffet was fresh and plentiful and the variety is impressive. The dosa's were stuffed with potato and onion and made fresh right before your eyes. There were a variety of chicken dishes and plenty of vegetarian dishes as well. Everything was wonderfully spiced and the attention... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful Indian food served by friendly staff. We had the vegetable samoas, chicken tikka, an eggplant dish and garlic naan. You are asked if you want your dishes mild, medium or spicy. The waiter brings your meal on a rolling cart with all dishes but the appetizer served at once. Everything was freshly made and at the correct temperature and... More

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My friend and I arrived at 5:00 for dinner. We were graciously received and seated. The waiters were very well dressed and very professional. Not being familiar with Indian food, we asked for recommendations. We sampled numerous breads and sauces, many quite spicy. They have full vegetarian fare as well as meat dishes. The restaurant had patrons waiting outside by... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I'm originally from the DC/Baltimore MD area. I came up for vacation to see family & friends. One of my best friends I grew up with recommended trying Royal Taj. Absolutely outstanding service! Food was Authentic and plentiful. We were so impressed by the attentiveness of their staff, attention to detail re: Menu, pulling our chairs out, to refilling our... More

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