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Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant

1220 State St, Salem, OR 97301-4155
503-990-8679
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Ranked #59 of 420 Restaurants in Salem
Cuisines: Indian
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- Mar 16, 2014
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

The food and service was great. The restaurant could use some updating and cleaning. The hallway to the bath room made me wonder about the cleanliness of the kitchen. They could use better lighting and atmosphere. But overall the experience was fine. Very tasty.

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Hermiston, Oregon
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13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

Love the food at this place. The lamb that I ate was excellent. That garlic and cheese naan were hot and delicious. My kids loved their rice and my husband devoured his chicken dish. Dal was good too, my 2.5 year old thought it was the best soup ever!. The restaurant was clean and it is clear that it is... More

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Salem, Oregon
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

My mother and I went here for the 1st time. we had our food within 10 minutes. she got the chicken tikka marsala which I also go to try. we both loved it. I got the non vegetarian dinner on the back page. came with 3 different dishes. this was soo much food a very delicious. Just be ready to... More

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This restaurant may not be very fancy, but the food is amazing. The staff was very nice and attentive. Our food came quickly. The Garlic Naan, mild Chicken Corma, Vegetable Samosa and Chicken Pakora were our favorites. I only gave it a four star because of the non-eye pleasing decor which seems to be the norm for this type of... More

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Salem, Oregon
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

While I am not a huge fan of Indian food, this place is making me change my mind. The service is great and the food unpretentious and delish! Chicken Korma was the best and I have ordered twice. Once my fellow diners tasted it they ordered it the next time. Good food-enjoy!

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Me and my friend have been to Taj Mahal. This was the best Indian food I've ever had. We ordered Chicken Tikka Masala. Lamb Corma, and Garlic Nan. Everything was so delicious and fresh. Service was great. I would recommend you this place. I would definitely go back.

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Seal Beach Usa
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Travelled to Salem today and Googled Indian restaurants close to our hotel.....my husband wanted fish.....I should have listened to him! This is possibly the dirtiest restaurant I have EVER been in and I am fairy well travelled. The trip the the bathroom turned my stomach the carpet was sticky and BLACK. The toilet was gross. Unfortunately we had already ordered.... More

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This is best Indian restaurant in Salem and now this is my favorite restaurant. I ordered samosa for appetizer and it was very delicious. I also ordered Chicken tikka masala and it was so good and I ordered baingan bharta and palak panner that was soo good too. I would go there again.

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Vancouver Island
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Walked from our hotel.. everyone in our group of 6 was happy with their meals. pleasant service would recommend to other travellers

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jeeno
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21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Before you eat there, take a deep breath~ smell any nice cooking smells? walk back towards the bathrooms, glance in at the kitchen~ see any indication of sanitary practices? visit the cleaning supplies in the corner near the ladies room~ still feeling good about the place? If so, enjoy your meal, if not, run, run, run. Sadly, I did none... More

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