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“Mushroom Takatak!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Moti Mahal

Moti Mahal
Madinat Zayed | Behind Salam Street, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
02 674 2121
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Ranked #206 of 1,615 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Mushroom Takatak!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Good ambience and good food at reasonable rates.
Parking problem. Very difficult to get a parking slot near the restaurant.

Try the Mushroom Takatak. Unique to this place. Worth a try :-)

Visited August 2013
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English first
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Ethnical Indian Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Good Indian Restaurant. Nice north Indian food. Very prompt service. Warm people around always ready to serve you. Delicious dal chawal is served here.

Visited July 2013
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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Excellent but expensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Probably the best Indian restaurant in Abu Dhabi city. Great food good ambiance and enthusiastic service. But like most good things it comes with a price. But considering the quality of the service and food I would say this place is worth the price.

Visited March 2013
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Great little No Frills hideaway for classic indian grub!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Moth Mahal was recommended by a friend a while back and since then if I decide to go for an Indian, this is always the place. Its tucked away not far from the ADCB Bank on Salam street. The first appearance from the outside is very dark and closed. The place needs a major revamp but we are talking about an "old" restaurant in the "old" abu dhabi. I very sure in a few years time this area will not look like it does today, however appearances can be deceiving like most of the restaurants in abu dhabi.

What matters is the place has great food. Its tasty, fresh and is served on time! I've honestly never had a bad dish there.

If one was to be nitpicky then Id point out a few negative points:

1. The menus given to us at the table are takeway paper style and isnt very restaurant-like
2. Cutlery needs revamping. Its not very nice eating form cutlery which looks like its been in the mouths of millions.
3. The decor is old, dated and the whole place is very cold in general

Positives are:

1. The food is tasty
2. Service is courteous and quick
3. The bill will not eat into your pocket
4. The selection of juices are tasty and fresh

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Excellent!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

Very nice Indian restaurant with friendly staff en very tasty food. One to remember for a next teip to Abu Dhabi.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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