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139 Zan Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901-2858
+1 434-973-1110
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  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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139 Zan Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901-2858
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection of Indian dishes. Also good spot for lunches. Staff attentive- looked after for for alerting you a table is ready. Prices are ok- not best choice for Indian in Charlottesville, though.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

We were able to walk across the road from our hotel to visit this restaurant which was very quiet on a Wednesday evening. We received a warm welcome and received glasses of water as we perished the menu. When we ordered we were able to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sarah29K
Reviewed June 10, 2018

The only really authentic one. Real spices, hotness to order. No comparison with Milan, which is totally bland. Never had a bad dish at Maharaja. The cook knows his craft!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Deborah B
Reviewed June 8, 2018

We had a very reasonably priced dinner for 8 of us and service was friendly and responsive. The Lassi's were very good, creamy and flavorful. The samosas were freshly prepared and had interesting tastes. The Murgh Mahkni - Butter chicken was very good. The rest...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LowCarbZone
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Too bad that Royal India closed. Now there are only 3 and Maharaja is at the bottom of those 3. With so few places to choose Indian food in Charlottesville you'd think they'd pay more attention to things. First, as you enter Maharaja the patio,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Tuckergoose
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Indian food here is out of this world. My wife and I probably went once every 2-3 months while we lived in central Virginia. Normally had Chicken Tikka Masala, Dal Mahkni, Butter Chicken, and some naan. Also sometimes had the vegetable pekoras. Always had some...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Mike P
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We get food from here at least once a month! Nice service, very nice waiters. Food is dependable.Chicken Tikka Masala is so good. You can't go wrong.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank PennyL24
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Had a taste for Indian and Maharaja didn't disappoint. Very attentive staff. Extensive menu with amazing selection. Started with the samosa chat which is an ample serving and well priced ($4.90)--good for sharing...probably tad much for one person. Unique dish that I hadn't had before....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank hynesdd
Reviewed December 14, 2017

This is one of the few Indian restaurants in Charlottesville. It serves good Indian food and also has the Masala Dosa special on Sunday.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Jikuza
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Went here with friends for the lunch buffet. We were all quite happy with our meals. They had many dishes on the buffet and they were all labeled. In addition they had soup, salad, juices and desserts. Nice relaxing music was playing in the background....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank norskies
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Zan Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901-2858
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-973-1110
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