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The Maharaja

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57 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138
617 5472757
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Description: The Maharaja located in Cambridge, Massachusetts serves authentic Indian...
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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Casual Elegant

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Indian Food

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2014
Shantanu B
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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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47 helpful votes 47 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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29 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 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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60 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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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
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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

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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 57 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617 5472757

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • 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.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?