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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
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (18 reviews)
“naan bread” (12 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 257 reviews

Reviewed 2 days 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 yesterday

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

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife & I stopped in for lunch. Since moving from Seattle we had not had good Indian food. We sampled many different plates. We tried the naan and a few of the curry dishes (shrimp & chicken). We also sampled they're popular martini which...More

Thank Traveling4Real
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Plenty of private parking, great authentic decor, fantastic service and food! The chutney Martinis are delightful. Gluten Free! I recently discovered I'm very gluten intolerant and I had no idea a majority of the Indian sauces are gluten free. Many, many delicious options and I...More

Thank truble25
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Indian food but this was only fair considering the reputation of the restaurant. I ordered a chicken dish under the executive lunch menu and there were only three bites of chicken in the whole meal ... which was about $16. Prices are high...More

Thank dr917
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this review Thank you for your visit and taking time out to give us your valuable feedback and compliments for the ambiance & service at Taj Mahal. Yes, our smart executive lunch portions have 150 gm...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here before, afew years ago. I think that time it was a different owner and it was good. But now Its excelent. The whole place has been remodeled they have a beautiful garden with pheasant's walking around. And I cant even explain...More

Thank 667sarahc667
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food ,good environment ,music good quantity , quality and view animals that are not very comun

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

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised to find this wonderful restaurant. It is beautifully and tastefully decorated with lovely Indian artifacts. The outdoor garden seating is very peaceful. The food is very authentic and tasty. The chef also accommodated our nut allergies. A must go to place...More

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

Very thankful for your comments and glad to know that you enjoyed your visit at the Taj Mahal and our authentic cuisine! We hope to serve you once again during your next visit to Costa Rica! Namastey

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a must in San Jose. It has an excellent outdoor ambiance with relaxed music and espectacular food. To start I recommend the samosas and as main the butter chicken with basmati rice and butter naan. Great atmosphere, service and delicious spicy Indian food.

Thank jorgedguzman
Kapil G, Propietario at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review and glad to know that you liked our relaxed ambiance and our delicious Indian cuisine! Look forward to serve you once again! Namaste

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've reviewed this restaurant once before already. The proprietor has invested in décor and furniture that add greatly to the ambiance. My wife cannot ingest gluten, so this restaurant is a wonderful place for her, and all those that can consume gluten as well. There...More

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

Thank you for your kind compliments for the ambiance and food at Taj Mahal. We are glad to have you as our regular guest. We have noted your suggestion for immediate implementation. Looking forward to next opportunity to welcome you and serve you. Namastey

Reviewed July 10, 2017

The experience was fantastic!!! I will go as much as i can because the food was excellent. The flavors take you.

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Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Thank you for the compliments. We are always glad to welcome you and serve you.. Looking forward to 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, Breakfast, 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
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings
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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