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Mantra

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French, Indian, Fusion
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275 W State Rt 4, Paramus, NJ 07652
201-342-8868
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Mantra Restaurant is a premier destination spot for modern Indian cuisine...
Mantra Restaurant is a premier destination spot for modern Indian cuisine. We cater to pallets of individuals who are accustomed to Indian cuisine as well as those who want to indulge and enjoy the nuevo, rich and exciting flavors that Indian food has to offer. The relaxed lounge atmosphere is a perfect venue to meet socially or professionally. The dining area offers the ideal setting to enjoy meals with friends and family. We take pride in preparing food with the highest quality ingredients and our chefs turn out delicious and suckling choices. Dining out at Mantra offers a true fine dining experience for everyone. Besides our premier location in Paramus, we now have a second location open in downtown Jersey City (Exchange Place). Come visit and devour the excellence and judge for yourself. This is our “Mantra”.
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    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good place to dine

Menu has some good typical Indian food . I guess some appetizer have the western technique mixed with Indian spice and flavor. Like Desi wings, mango shrimp and Tandoori mushroom. Not that i see them in typical Indian restaurants in places like oak tree . Host asked us the spice level. So i assume... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
Bheemaiah P
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Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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English first
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Buffet choices were ample and tasty and looks like a very popular place with business professionals during lunch buffet.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I have been to loads of restaurant around US( Indian cuisine or others),but I have never been to a place where you left disgusted. The food was ok and the ambience was good.The only thing what makes me write this review is that I still feel hurt when I think about the way we were treated . We were served... More 

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Oakland, NJ
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The meal my wife and I had at Mantra is definitely one to write home about. First, we had wine. My wife wasn't sure which wine she wanted, so they set up a wine tasting for her( 3 different types). Very classy. We started our meal with bread, called Naan. It comes plain, but we had it with Garlic so... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Menu has some good typical Indian food . I guess some appetizer have the western technique mixed with Indian spice and flavor. Like Desi wings, mango shrimp and Tandoori mushroom. Not that i see them in typical Indian restaurants in places like oak tree . Host asked us the spice level. So i assume one can get spicy Indian food... More 

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Allen, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Six of us visited while on a business trip. The restaurant is clean and classy looking with a separate bar. We shared several appetizers and then each of us had a different main dish (we did not share). The food was good, not great, but not bad (no one complained). The service was efficient.

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I have been here several times for the buffet and even had a family function here. I like their selections and the food has flavor. Recently we ordered for delivery and decided to try their Indo-chinese fare. The food itself was good but I was surprised to see the color of the food. We ordered Shrimp chili and chicken manchurian.... More 

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New Milford, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Over the weekend we had a friends and family get together for a party. We had requested the food to arrive at 6:30pm and the driver came an hour late. The food was ice cold and when we spoke with the restaurant guy all he had to say was you can put it int he microwave and it should be... More 

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NJ
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I hosted a group of six friends and spent a most enjoyable evening at Mantra. The ambiance is beautiful, the feel is romantic and, despite being full on a Friday evening, the place was not noisy. You could actually carry out a nice conversation across the table without having to shout. The food was very good and rather unique. There... More 

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Boston, Mass
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We take the whole family (including the grand kids) to this wonderful authentic Indian buffet. The food is varied and plentiful. Service is excellent and the price is affordable. The dishes range from vegetarian to flavorful chicken and other meat options. Each table is provided nan to eat with the meal. They do not refill soda's so expect to pay... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We have dined at this restaurant many times and it is consistently good. It is definitely contemporary Indian food, elegantly served in a modern setting. We have had several dishes and they are all well seasoned. Definitely recommend this restaurant. Note, it is in a "mall" on route 4 and is a gem in a busy area. Worth going to.

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Additional Information about Mantra

Address: 275 W State Rt 4, Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone Number: 201-342-8868
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Paramus
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: French, Indian, Fusion

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 275 W State Rt 4, Paramus, NJ 07652
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Paramus
  • Phone Number: 201-342-8868

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French, Indian, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business

Description

Mantra Restaurant is a premier destination spot for modern Indian cuisine. We cater to pallets of individuals who are accustomed to Indian cuisine as well as those who want to indulge and enjoy the nuevo, rich and exciting flavors that Indian food has to offer. The relaxed lounge atmosphere is a perfect venue to meet socially or professionally. The dining area offers the ideal setting to enjoy meals with friends and family. We take pride in preparing food with the highest quality ingredients and our chefs turn out delicious and suckling choices. Dining out at Mantra offers a true fine dining experience for everyone. Besides our premier location in Paramus, we now have a second location open in downtown Jersey City (Exchange Place). Come visit and devour the excellence and judge for yourself. This is our “Mantra”.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?