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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
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Oeste del Centro Comercial Paco 1 km, Escazu, Costa Rica
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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.

Thank Anup Z
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, 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

Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for dinner. I was pleasantly surprised by the hospitality extended by the Owner (Kapil Gulati) in seating us when Restaurant was nearly full. He blocked his 12 person table for us. The food quality is excellent, it has authentic Indian taste. No...More

Thank sandeep9777
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind visit and giving us opportunity to serve you.. We are glad to have added to your pleasant memories of Costa Rica visit.. Would be glad to welcome you again, soon in the future.. Namastey

Reviewed December 24, 2016

Authenticity!! One bite will take you to the exotic side of India!!! At Taj Mahal every dish will please your tastebuds. The food is expertly spiced and fully aromatic. Elegant flavors is the only way to describe it!!! Very veggie friendly!!! Their wide menu has...More

Thank waraya79
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and giving us opportunity to serve you.. We are glad to know your kind compliments for the food and service at Taj Mahal. Look forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed December 20, 2016

A regular haunt but recently changed hands. Last owner was a joy so a little concerned about visiting. Food is still excellent and ambiance good. The service was a little hit and miss.

Thank Clive A
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and giving us opportunity to serve you.. We are glad to note your compliments for the food and ambiance at Taj Mahal.. Would be looking forward to welcome you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed December 20, 2016

The restaurant is in a remodeled home. Parking can be a little tight but there are two nice fellows there to help you eek in and ouch out. The décor is wonderful, plenty of curliques and arabesques, elephants and tigers, many ensconced in in the...More

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

Thank you for taking time out detailing your dining experience and and giving us opportunity to serve you.. We are glad to note your compliments for the food and ambiance at Taj Mahal.. Would be looking forward to welcome you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

I love this place. I try to go every time I am in San Jose. The food is always consistently good. Nice atmosphere. For lunch during the week they have an executive menu that is smaller portions. Great option.

Thank Scott D
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and giving us opportunity to serve you.. We are glad to note your compliments for the food, ambiance and executive menu at Taj Mahal.. Would look forward to welcome you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed December 12, 2016

We had been recommended to this restaurant and had tried making a reservation for a Saturday evening using the facility of the restaurant's web site but we didn't receive a reply. Nonetheless we persevered and telephoned and obtained a reservation at the preferred time The...More

Thank NOD22
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and giving us opportunity to serve you.. Our website reservation confirmation time is usually 24 hours. For the same day reservations, it is suggested to call directly our phone numbers. We look forward to welcoming you and serving your again...More

Reviewed November 29, 2016

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...More

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Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, 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

Reviewed November 22, 2016

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

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Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, 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

Reviewed November 15, 2016

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....More

Thank Bashir R
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, 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,...More

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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, 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, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
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).