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57 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138
617 5472757
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Ranked #70 of 553 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: The Maharaja located in Cambridge, Massachusetts serves authentic Indian cuisine in a stunning setting, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking a beautiful park in bustling Harvard Square.
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I went there twice in a month. Once with colleagues and then with family. It is great place with good food and nice ambience. The staff is equally courteous. I would recommend the is place to everybody who loves Indian food.

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Cusco Region, Peru
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

For the prices you get there, especially if you take the lunch buffet, you can't find a better indian food in all the places I have been till today (7/2014). Excellent Naan and Tikka Massala Chicken, extra tasty. Been there several times. I remember that one time I have eaten so much that I couldn't walk afterwards! This place has... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This second-floor restaurant overlooking a portion of Harvard Square exudes a kind elegance not always found in Indian restaurants in the Boston area. Our party of four particularly enjoyed the tandoori chicken and salmon as well as the chicken and vegetarian biryanis. There was a wide assortment of breads and chutneys to complement the entrees. We were too full to... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Now, I'm not really an expert, but the food here was delicious and tasty, so I'll rate it 'very good' and hope that no one who really knows Indian food will call me out on it. Everything was spiced as we had asked it to be, the food was served quickly, and the service was brisk and friendly.

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We have eaten dinner here twice. The ambience is much nicer than most Indian restaurants in the area (though with higher prices to match), although the noise level can be a bit high when the place is full. Service has been very friendly and willing. In general, the food (mostly northern-style) is quite good (although I think the naan could... More 

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This is the second time we visited this restaurant, and this time there was the lunch buffet. for $12 per person, it is a great value. The food was good, but I was a bit disappointed with the selection. The only meat option was chicken—even in several different forms, it is still the same meat—, the only dessert was rice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

It is nicest place I have been in boston. It is very cheaper and nice. My friend took me there and I took others there. I would like to have classmate party there.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent Indian lunch buffet- for $10 a great variety and high quality. Food is fresh. Very good options esp for vegetarians.

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This was my first time here and won't be my last. I came with a work colleague that's been a couple of times. We had a short wait since we arrived at a peak time of the evening but that was expected. Once seated, service was fast and efficient. Once the food was ordered it came out fast and very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The food is great, server was of help when choosing a meal. Ambient is great. I've only waited for a bit longer than necessary to order, but once I did order, the food was prepared and served quickly.

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Additional Information about The Maharaja

Address: 57 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone Number: 617 5472757
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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