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Taj Cafe Indian Cuisine

574 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2629
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Ranked #2 of 387 Restaurants in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

What I live about taj is how the staff makes you feel special. Their food is outstanding. I always get the Indian iced tea with sweet milk. Yum! The coconut curry is heavenly. Can't think of anything I've had there that wasn't kively. And they always give me a free appetizer and dessert. It's small and it's random but always... More 

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Ventura, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have eaten at Taj Cafe many times, and the service and food quality are always excellent. The waiter usually brings us a free drink or dessert. We usually eat here before a movie, and they are good about getting our food quickly, and getting us out on time.

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Southern California
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The food is great and the staff is very friendly and helpful. I especially liked the spinach. The buffet was very good. I was very pleased they were open on Thanksgiving

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Ojai, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We brought several friends to the Taj Cafe to enjoy the wonderful and reasonably priced buffet lunch. The very friendly staff are always gracious and generous, willing to help and to make one feel at home. Michael, the manager, is very kind and accommodating. The varied curries and dishes are so delicious with many choices between vegetarian and meat dishes.... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We happened upon this restaurant completely by chance, on vacation and looking for a place to eat after going to the movies. The atmosphere of the restaurant was very nice, including the older, Indian gentleman who greeted us. The wait staff was attentive. Free goodies to entice us. Everything we ordered-- stuffed naan (both cheese and lamb), vegetable biryani, tandoori... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Always a pleasure eating at Taj cafe. Very satisfied with their Customer service. Food was prompt and delicious . Best Indian food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

The food was amazing, and the service was very delightful. Great place to for atmosphere and a fun time. We had a feast and the prices were amazing for what you get. They kept bringing out more to taste. I will definitely be back soon.

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Bothell, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Attentive friendly staff and great food Ginger lemonade is refreshing Lamb and chicken Tika Masala perfectly prepared they brought extra sauce when I mentioned it was milder than expected Reasonably priced It was our second visit and both were taste treats

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Paso Robles, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I've been coming to Ventura my whole life and recent years have seen some trendy and ethnic little eateries appear. We both love Indian food - probably our favorite ethnic cuisine. Finding ok Indian restaurants is easy -- finding really good ones is not. After a little online research, we decided to try this little gem on our way from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

We would recommend this to anyone who enjoys Indian food. As vegetarians, we found a large number of tasty options that it made it hard to choose and settle for just one. The atmosphere was excellent, for we were fortunate to have window seats at the front of the restaurant. The food was some of the best Indian food well... More 

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Additional Information about Taj Cafe Indian Cuisine

Address: 574 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2629
Phone Number: 805-652-1521
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Indian

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