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Taj Mahal Restaurant

Oeste del Centro Comercial Paco 1 km, Escazu, Costa Rica
+506 2228 0980
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (17 reviews)
“naan bread” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Oeste del Centro Comercial Paco 1 km, Escazu, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the new section in the back of the restaurant. The food is delicious and the service as well. Fully recommend.

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Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 days ago

Ordered two starters, one main dish, one vegetable side order, plus rice and breads (with two drinks) and was shocked to see the bill sky rocket to $130. The food is good (not amazing) and the surroundings are well decorated but the experience is not...More

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Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your visit and taking time to compliment the food and ambiance at Taj Mahal. You are right this amount for 2 seems high for the food you mentioned. Please send your invoice or details of the visit to kapil@thetajmahalrestaurant.com and we would...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is amazing. My wife and I go out to eat a lot and we're EXTREMELY impressed with this place. The curries were delicious. The drinks were, too (try the Chutney Martini or the Mango Colada). The ambiance was also amazing. There was a...More

Thank Harish R
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Out of Bounds Hotel across the street and they recommended the Taj Mahal Restaurant. The food was excellent as well as the service and ambience. We would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Lynne S
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this restaurant before, since the experience and food is always excellent. The visit did not dissapoint, as always the dishes were flavorful, and in a right proportion to share between family members. We will visit again! Recommended if you want to eat...More

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Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first time at this restaurant and I enjoyed food, environment and service. I found food delicious and the decoration of the restaurant was excellent

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Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent and the service too! A great hidden gem! The restaurant has recently changed ownership and was redecorated which made for a great ambiance. If you are looking for great Indian Cuisine in Coasta Rica, this is the place for you!

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Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and kind comments. We are always glad to welcome you and serve you. Looking forward to your next visit. Namastey

Reviewed May 12, 2017 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...More

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Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2017

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

Reviewed May 11, 2017 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...More

Thank Gacho
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2017

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...More

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,...More

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Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $50
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
Description
1st Indian Restaurant in Costa Rica (estd. 2002) set up in a historic home (built in 1979) to enjoy The Royalty of vivid flavored food.

The romance of ambiance and the symphony of flavors creates memorable feast for all the senses. Ethnic style beautiful decoration, Indian music and traditional hospitality makes one feel like a Royal.

THE CUISINE OF MAHARAJAS

Inspired by the feasting traditions of ethnic Indian kings and queens and using Nawab and Moghul cooking techniques from various states of India, chefs from India concoct timeless dishes; perfect for sharing and exquisite in their mastery of spice and flavor.

SPECIAL DINING

For a true Indian feast, book special dining in one of the private rooms or banqueting Darbaar – ideal for corporate dinners, groups and events.

UNFLASHY, CAREFULLY HONED RECIPES INSPIRED BY INDIAN PALACES’ KITCHENS

Vegan and gluten free selections. Certified 5 Star property by Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT).
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