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Restaurante Taj Mahal

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Oeste del Centro Comercial Paco 1 km, Escazu, Costa Rica
+506 2228 0980
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Escazu, Costa Rica
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved the ambiance of the place and the service was great! Went there for lunch but I would love to go back soon for dinner and taste more sophisticated plates I saw on the menu!!

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Thank Haydee G
Kapil G, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind visit and compliments.. We look forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. Namastey More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food at reasonable cost.. service is the best and the ease of the location is now one easy drive

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Thank Drew D
Kapil G, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and giving us opportunity to serve you.. We look forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namastey More 

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14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having always had the best decor, new menu has greatly improved this to be my favorite Indian restaurant in the valley. Best options for vegetarians are daal makani and alo gobi. For a chicken curry the butter chicken is amazing! They have high quality and consistency, we order out about twice a month since the new menu came out. Will... More 

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Thank Carolyn S
Kapil G, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you for being a regular guest at Taj Mahal. We are glad to serve you, always. Looking forward to welcoming you soon. Namastey More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

If you want to try authentic indian food better go to Naan and Curry's in Lindora. Food is not bad here attention OK but my expectations where higher. We went there 2 couples and the place was quite busy. I do not remember the exact date.

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Thank Leubito
Kapil G, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and taking time out to give us your comments. Yes, Taj Mahal has different ambiance and has more ethnic dishes. Namastey More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

Best hospitality, gorgeous place and amazing food. Always a good place to visit if you want spicy food.

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Thank MaialaMuse
Kapil G, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and compliments. We are glad to serve you, always. Namastey More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017

Flavor of Indian food got best in Costa Rica at the very own tajmahal. The tandoori kewabs are at their best.

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Thank Anup Z
Kapil G, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind visit and compliments. We are glad to welcome you and serve you, always. See you soon.. Namastey More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for dinner. I was pleasantly surprised by the hospitality extended by the Owner (Kapil Gulati) in seating us when Restaurant was nearly full. He blocked his 12 person table for us. The food quality is excellent, it has authentic Indian taste. No extra/floating oil. Dishes were freshly prepared. Kapil and his team took extra care. Kapil is... More 

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Thank sandeep9777
Kapil G, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind visit and giving us opportunity to serve you.. We are glad to have added to your pleasant memories of Costa Rica visit.. Would be glad to welcome you again, soon in the future.. Namastey More 

Escazu, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

Authenticity!! One bite will take you to the exotic side of India!!! At Taj Mahal every dish will please your tastebuds. The food is expertly spiced and fully aromatic. Elegant flavors is the only way to describe it!!! Very veggie friendly!!! Their wide menu has plenty of exquisite options to choose from. No matter what you decide everything will be... More 

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Thank waraya79
Kapil G, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and giving us opportunity to serve you.. We are glad to know your kind compliments for the food and service at Taj Mahal. Look forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. Namastey More 

Escazu, Costa Rica
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

A regular haunt but recently changed hands. Last owner was a joy so a little concerned about visiting. Food is still excellent and ambiance good. The service was a little hit and miss.

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Thank Clive A
Kapil G, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and giving us opportunity to serve you.. We are glad to note your compliments for the food and ambiance at Taj Mahal.. Would be looking forward to welcome you again, soon. Namastey More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

The restaurant is in a remodeled home. Parking can be a little tight but there are two nice fellows there to help you eek in and ouch out. The décor is wonderful, plenty of curliques and arabesques, elephants and tigers, many ensconced in in the walls. Ambience music is Bollywood pop softly wafting in the background. What a menu! For... More 

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Thank ChetPatt
Kapil G, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out detailing your dining experience and and giving us opportunity to serve you.. We are glad to note your compliments for the food and ambiance at Taj Mahal.. Would be looking forward to welcome you again, soon. Namastey More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $50
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oeste del Centro Comercial Paco 1 km, Escazu, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 0980
Description
Costa Rica's 1st Indian Restaurant. Established in 2002 serving North Indian Cuisine with such specialties as lamb, tandoori, vegetarian, chicken, seafood, an extensive list of curries, biryanis, and fresh Tandoor baked Naans. Vegan and gluten free selections. Full scale restaurant with wine list and bar service. Private Dining room and outdoor garden terrace. Catering Service available. Certified by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) as a 5 star establishment. Also children's playground in private garden.

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