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Royal Taj

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8335 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
+1 410-381-1111
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Royal Taj provides great service. They have very good quality Indian food.This place is always super busy. We barely get reservation two days ahead for 5:30. We always had great service, very good food and prompt order delivery in time. Manager is always wonderful, caring and professional to deal with.

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Thank amistry2
Glenwood,md
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not only does the host provide super friendly service, the wait staff is also very professional and friendly. We went on a very busy night but the service and food were still wonderful. The quality of the food was superb. This is a restaurant where one can go several times during the year and always get a great experience. Also,... More 

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Thank Richard F
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to have dinner not knowing needed reservation as we were from out of state. We were passing by. Heard great things about restaurant so thought to try. As soon as we entered, manager was like an hour of wait before we can walk-in. Ok, understood. Can we wait here? No we have to leave and come back after... More 

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Thank Hp7654
Columbia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal was wonderful, best Vindaloo ever. The atmosphere is delightful. The service was perfect. I would recommend this restaurant for the best Indian food.

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Thank Sharyn S
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best authentic Indian food in Howard County ! We were very impressed with Royal Taj, the food was superb and the wait staff was excellent. On the weekends there can be a wait, so call ahead or make reservations. From appetizers to dessert everything was simply wonderful ! Enjoy !

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Thank 868judithz
Clarksville, Maryland
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196 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in the door and received a friendly greeting we felt like VIPs even though this was our first visit. We were early for our reservation so waited at the bar for the other couple we were meeting. The friendly, attentive and competent bar staff made us feel very welcome. When our friends arrived we were... More 

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Middletown, Delaware
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very yummy- fresh tasting. We tried Chicken korma and cauliflower /potato curry which was excellent. Fantastic service. It was completely booked and looked like a beautiful place to dine but would recommend reservations.

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Thank Emilywmiller
Clarksville, Maryland
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is really one of the best restaurnants in Columbia. The food is always good and service is top rated. I have had mamy dishes and havent decided on my fav. Maybe the Jalfrezi. Crave this place sometimes

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Thank PRF63
Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great selection on the buffet. Always hot and the owner always makes you feel important. I travel a half hour to go there because it is the best.

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Thank ladyring
Baltimore, United States
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have wanted to try Indian food so thought a buffet would be a good way to try many different items. This restaurant had many different options including vegetarian items. The interior of the restaurant is beautiful and the service exemplary! I highly recommend this restaurant!

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Thank Stacey R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8335 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 410-381-1111

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Baltimore, Maryland
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?