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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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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A favorite family aspect of Taj Mahal is the outdoor covered dining area by the garden, with its pretty satin cushions and decorative draperies. Note that in rainy season (our favorite time in Costa Rica) June - November you may be forced inside by the rains. We also love getting to watch the traditional naan bread being made, as it's... More 

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

Thank you for your visit and taking time out to compliment the food ambiance and service at Taj Mahal. We look forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. Namastey More 

Hollywood, Florida
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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been going to the Taj for over a decade. At the beginning, it was great and it was authentic. Under the new management, the food is generally ok...perhaps a bit better than it had been, just before. But most dishes that we tried on our last visit were just not that special. One of the major drawbacks right now... More 

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

Thank you for your visit and taking time to give us your valuable feedback. We gladly noted that you enjoyed the food and the service at Taj Mahal. Yes, we are in the process of updating the ambiance for enhanced comfort of our guests, specially during heavy rains..Would have choice of different spaces for our guests from green terrace, cozy... More 

Brambleton, VA
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

After eating good local food for a few days we were on our way to Le Monarege which was recommended to us for a great romantic restaurant We passed this restaurant Taj Mahal on our way and decided to check its ratings and stopped here, ratings were pretty high and rightly so Order lamb achar gosht, chicken Biryani, and saloon... More 

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

Thank you for your kind visit, giving us opportunity to serve you. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namastey More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Brought my girlfriend here for her birthday. We had amazing service and amazing food. We will definitely be back.

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

Thank you for your visit, giving us opportunity to serve you. We are glad to have added memories to your special day.. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namastey More 

Escazu, Costa Rica
1 review
Reviewed March 19, 2017

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
Reviewed March 10, 2017

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

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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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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 28, 2017 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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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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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
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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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 

2 reviews
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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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
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
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
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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