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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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Playa Carrillo, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we live in guanacaste but now and then we need to go to san jose. good thing is we can enjoy dinner at taj maa l. very nice ambiente, friendly sttaff and food is out of this world. you can order spicy to very spicy......just delicious. we recommend this place to everybody. we give it 5 stars !!!

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Thank barbarasteiner02
Kapil G, Owner at Restaurante Taj Mahal, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind visit and complimenting food, ambiance and service at Taj Mahal. We look forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. Namastey More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

an excellent lunch, good service, kindness and helpful staff, beautiful gardens and peace and privacy

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

Thank you for your visit and compliments for the food, ambiance and service at Taj Mahal. It is always our pleasure to serve you.. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namastey More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was invited to this restaurant by a friend who lives in Escazu, San Jose, CR. As an Indian food lover I was sceptical, but the food was absolutely delicious. Turns out the owner is from New Delhi and has been using family recipes handed down. Additionally, the service was simply outstanding and also included complimentary appetizers. While not inexpensive, this... More 

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

Thank you for your kind visit and complimenting the food and service at Taj Mahal. It is indeed our pleasure to serve you with the best of Indian cuisine, as in any upscale restaurant in Metros cities of India.. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon Namastey More 

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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love to go for the Nan and the tika Masala chicken. I also enjoyed the rice and will surely recommend this restaurant if you enjoy Indian food!

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

Thank you for your kind visit. We are glad to serve you, always. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon Namastey More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to return to the Taj Majal to experience the new menu. Food and service was great!

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

Thank you for your visit and kind compliments for the food and service at Taj Mahal.. We would be looking forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. Namastey More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is very helpful to diners not familiar with the different Indian dishes. The wine list is great!

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

Thank you for your kind compliments for the food, service and ambiance at Taj Mahal. We are glad to serve you, always. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namastey More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the chicken tikka masala, it is a very nice place, according decorations, good service, but I think it is very expensive.

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Thank mcorcar
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 note your compliments about food, service and ambiance at Taj Mahal. Please do visit us again, as next week we introduce expanded menu with more new delicious Indian dishes, with corrected prices. Looking forward to serving you again. Namastey More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We used to go to the 'Taj Mahal' fairly frequently when we lived close by as we love Indian Food, liked the place & this once was the only Indian restaurant in the country; that has since changed & some fairly stiff competition now exists down the road in the form of 'A Taste of India', but we decided to... More 

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

Thank you for your kind visit and keeping Taj mahal in your wonderful memories for its ambiance, service and food.. I would personaly like to thank you for taking time out and giving us your valuable feedback.. indeed it matters to us.. You are absolutely right, Taj Mahal pricing needs correction. We just aquired this wonderful iconic restaurant few weeks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

I was in San Jose on a business trip for 12 days and end of it i feel 'home away from home'. I had a fantastic meal at Taj Mahal, awesome ambience and food. I'm extremely pleased with their customer centric approach and special mention to Kapil (owner of the restaurant) for personally ensuring the food is delivered on time.... More 

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

Thank you for your visit and compliments for the food and service of Taj Mahal. We are glad that we got chance to serve you.. Look forward to welcoming you again, soon Namstey More 

Cabarete
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Went here for dinner with a young child and sat outside. This was our second visit. There is a nice open area for children to play. There is a swing set and a slide as well. The service was impeccable and Papadum is brought out gratis. We had Naan, Roti, Shrimp Vindaloo, Fish Tikka, and Baingan Bharta. There was incredible... More 

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

Thank you for your visit us giving us valuable feedback. We are glad you and your family enjoys visiting Taj Mahal. It is our pleasure indeed, to serve you best of Indian cuisine. We would ensure that our service team appropriately registers your spice level preference while ordering and also pass it on to our Indian Chef's, who would be... 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, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Validated Parking
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, 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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