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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%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (19 reviews)
“naan bread” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 km Oeste del C.C. La Paco | Altos de Las Palomas, Escazu, Costa Rica
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Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, atmosphere and service! My favorite restaurant in the country!! Authentic Indian cuisine with the best ingredients and presentation in a cosy place with a gorgeous backyard! During the weekday they offer great meal deals! Highly recommended😁👍

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
tandoor2002, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016

Thank you for your excellent review.

Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, exceptional service and ambience! Loved it! It's a must to eat here when on a trip in San Jose Costa Rica. Really impressed.

Thank Gaurav B
tandoor2002, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016

Dear Gaurav, Thanks for your excellent review. Hope to see you soon. David M.

Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Truly an incredible experience. Definitely a must visit for any Indian cuisine lover visiting San Rafael. Highly recommend.

Thank Conner S
tandoor2002, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016

Dear Conner, Thanks for your review. Hope to see you soon. David M.

Reviewed March 23, 2016

If you love Indian food, you won't be disappointed. We took a business client from India here & he was very impressed. The waiters are very knowledgeable & attentive.

Thank Diane W
tandoor2002, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016

Dear Diane, Thanks for your excellent review. Hope to see you soon. David M.

Reviewed March 23, 2016

I had never tried this bread before, fill with potato, but it is the best I have tried. That day we had the vegetarian executive menu that was very good. And the attention of Peter is always excellent.

Thank chuchu678910
tandoor2002, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016

Dear Chuchu, Thanks for your great comments. Next time please try our cheese kulcha (bread filled with cheese).

Reviewed March 17, 2016

We have visited some excellent Indian restaurants around the world and the Restaurante Taj Mahal is up there with the best of them. The menu is diverse, the food flavourful and well presented, and the staff uniformly helpful and efficient. You can move through a...More

Thank relaxing_dad
tandoor2002, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016

Dear Relaxing Dad, Thanks for your wonderful review. Hope to see you soon. David M.

Reviewed March 4, 2016

One of the best Indian Restaurants we have ever been to. Charming ambiance with friendly staff in authentic dress. Great meal. Great evening. Felt like we were in India. Don't hesitate to go there.

Thank scozzer
tandoor2002, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2016

Dear Scozzer, Thanks for the great review. What we strive for is exactly that, for our clients to feel like they have been to India, in this corner of Central America. Thanks, David Mander

Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Great dinner and probably the best naan I have had! The daal was delicious as well. There is a private room for parties and the staff was great.

Thank robinmax11
tandoor2002, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2016

Dear Fantastic, Thanks for the excellent review. We are here to serve next time your in town. D. Mander

Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

We order the executive menu just to give it a try and it was all delicious! You get soup, salad, main dish you select, dessert and your drink all in one ver fair price, food is worth paying

Thank CHELA026
tandoor2002, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2016

Dear CHELA026 Thanks for the review. Our Executive Lunch menu with 12 options is a very good deal.

Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Indian cuisine and the service is top notch as well! Try the Appetizer Sampler plate which comes with 4 amazingly delicious dipping sauces. We order this every time we go and it's always fresh and perfectly prepared. The Saag Gohst Lamb, Butter Chicken and...More

Thank craigws2014
tandoor2002, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2016

Dear Craig, Thanks for your excellent review of our restaurant. We strive to offer the best customer service possible along with our authentic cuisine and decor. See you soon. David Mander

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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
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
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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