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Taj Mahal Restaurant

1 km Oeste del C.C. La Paco | Altos de Las Palomas, Escazu, Costa Rica
+506 2228 0980
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (19 reviews)
“naan bread” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 km Oeste del C.C. La Paco | Altos de Las Palomas, Escazu, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Fun Atomosphere and very good food. They cooked it fresh exactly to my liking and happily eliminated foods and spices that I can't eat. !!!!

Thank Jan181965
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your visit and compliments for the food, service & ambiance at Taj Mahal. We are always glad to serve our guests as per their dietary preference. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the simplest review I've ever had to write: GO TO THIS RESTAURANT! Food: A+ Service: A+ Ambiance: A++ This place is magical, beautiful, and the food delivered. We've eaten Indian all over the map, and this place hit the nail on the head....More

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

Thank you for your visit and kind compliments. We are glad to be among your preferred place to enjoy Indian cuisine.. Looking forward to welcoming you and your family again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and family invited me to Taj Mahal for Costa Rican Mother's Day. It was a wonderful experience. After 30 years in Kenya, I know quite a bit about Indian food, and Taj Mahal does a very good job of it. The decor is...More

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

Thank you for your visit and kind compliments for the food, service and ambiance at Taj Mahal. We look forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. namastey

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Naans and Curries, and decided to try Taj Mahal. What a beautiful place, its decorated so it looks like an Indian garden. I just loved everything about it! The food was excellent, and service was great. I even purchased spices to...More

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

Thank you for your visit, giving us opportunity to serve you. We are glad to have made your visit to Taj Mahal delicious and memorable.. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica from Guanacaste and were looking for a good Indian Restaurant with spicy, flavorful food. Our hotel front desk recommended this place and we went. The ambience was very welcoming and our waiter Anup took very...More

Thank Shoba D
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and compliments for the food, ambiance and service at Taj Mahal. Indeed it is always our pleasure to welcome our guests and serve them with the best of Indian cuisine and hospitality.. Looking forward to your another visit, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New employees i can tell but the food perfect as usuall im not a big fan of spicy food but me Lamb Korma was perfect as always , the chiken Tikka Masala also good and love my garlic naan ;)

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

Thank you for your visit and compliments for our lamb and Chicken dishes... and of course the fresh baked tandoor naans.. We look forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place used to be one of the best curry places around, till Naans and Curries took over. The old style chef, owner, staff were excellent and attentive. The place today seems like just another chain with pre-made "authentic" sauces for dishes that seem bland...More

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

Thank you for your visit and taking time out to give your feedback. Yes, we do have the peacocks. 3 of them. I read your compliments between the lines... For the Naans & for the enhanced ambiance.. and also for the portion size that dish...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance, excellent service and wonderful food, best food I have had in CR since moving here two years ago. The executive full service "buffet" was exceptional, it excludes app, entree, naan, and dessert and you can have as much as you like. We have...More

Thank jayjay1380
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

II believe the Taj is under new ownership, and they have done fantastic remodeling, particularly of the garden area, doubling the outdoor, all-weather seating and creating a lovely space. The food continues to be delicious, spiced to order from really hot to very mild. The...More

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

Thank you for your visit, giving us opportunity to serve you.. We also like to thank you for the compliments for the food, ambiance and service at Taj Mahal. You rightly mentioned, we now have unique ambiance with various seating options.. Our peacocks love to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a recommendation from a San Jose local. The place was easy to find, had parking up front, and a welcoming staff. We were seated immediately to a perfect table in one of their spacious dining areas. The waiting staff also was...More

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

Thank you for your visit and kind compliments We are always glad to welcome you and serve you... Till your next visit.. Namastey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, 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
Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, 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: 1 km Oeste del C.C. La Paco | Altos de Las Palomas, Escazu, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 0980
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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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