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Royal Taj

8874 McGaw Rd, Columbia, MD
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La Quinta, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We visit Columbia several times a year and Royal Taj is first on the list to visit. The food is well prepared, the service outstanding and the owner welcomes you back, like you have come home. The spice is perfect at medium. The chicken tiki Masala and lamb vindaloo are the best I've had and the green chutney superb. Lunch... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The owner of this restaurant is clearly dedicated to giving you a full spectrum excellent experience. The service was amazing and friendly and warm. The food was amazing!!!! And the price was completely worth it. Too bad I live in Seattle, otherwise I would be back often.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

After reading all the rave reviews, esp on their buffets, we decided to try out this restaurant.We went during a weekday for lunch. And we were quite disappointed. To begin with, this restaurant, unlike other restaurants, where the host takes your name and then calls your turn, makes you form a queue. And I mean a queue.You stand in line... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Me and my husband had the most romantic dinner here. The food was delicious,,ambience is great, the staff was super attentive, the owner and manager was very hands on and attended to our every need. I think we have found a new favorite place which takes hospitality to a whole new level

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My girlfriend recommended this restaurant, so, me and my husband and daughter thought ok we goahead gave it a try. But, it was a disappointing experience, inside the sitting area was very small and tight. My husband constantly had to get up when someone passing through. Service was slow and unfriendly. Amount of the dish was small and pricy. Not... More

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Columbia, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We eat here on a regular basis, both for lunch and dinner, and are never disappointed. By now we have tried almost everything on the menu, and it's all delicious. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. So if you like Indian food, enjoy! And if you don't, give it a try; you might be surprised.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I expected an excellent meal, but it ended up being by far, the best restaurant experience EVER! We were greeted with some sort of cracker and three types of dipping condiments, spicy and delish. We ordered chai and black tea to drink. I expected regular black tea. This was an amazing, flavorful, chocolate-colored tea. I never tasted a tea like... More

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Chestertown, Maryland
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25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Having lived in the Persian Gulf and eaten Indian food from the street vendors and workers' level to the sumptuous buffets of the Oberoi for 25 years, and having visited across India, I would put this restaurant against any place. In particular, I love Indian buffets because there is so much to experience. There is a man on duty making... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Delicious lunch buffet surprisingly not greasy. The samosas are re-invented as a vegetable crepe (papri) served with a rich coconut chutney. Several excellent presentations of chicken, vegetable stews, delicious desserts. The bhindi masala was delightful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The title of my review says all you need to go. Just GO HERE! The lunch buffet is amazing and dinner service is simply the best. Make reservations if your group is larger than four.

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Additional Information about Royal Taj

Address: 8874 McGaw Rd, Columbia, MD
Phone Number: 410-381-1111
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
Cuisine: Indian

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