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The Maharaja

57 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4954
+1 617-547-2757
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“naan” (7 reviews)
“gosht” (2 reviews)
“flounder” (2 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
57 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4954
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Been there multiple times. Love the ambience with tall glass windows overlooking the streets on two sides. Spaciously placed tables (not jammed in like a lot of other Indian restaurants). Have tried both a-la-carte and buffet. Chef is doing a great job. As vegetarians have...More

Thank travelerck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place . Would come back to Boston just for their food. Good authentic food from North India . Nice presentation and serving dishes are rustic . My family and I went to celebrate my birthday here. Awesome food, awesome service . The...More

Thank Unnati R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had ordered Bade miyan ki chicken biryani and it was just ok. It didn't even taste like authentic biryani. The ambience and location of the restaurant is superb though!

Thank Abhishek C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is s well appointed restaurant on Harvard square. We were a family of four who went in for dinner. The complimentary papads and chutneys at the start were good. Service was efficient. The chicken tikka masala was succulent. The dal makhani had a smokey...More

Thank VS2211
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

This spot is a fave of my in laws who are local. Upstairs, light and airy.Delicious dinner ,reasonably priced with good service. Need I say more?

Thank dottylobby
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Came for lunch a few days ago. There was variety on the buffet and plenty of food. I found the food very average. I am not Indian but I do go to a lot of Indian restaurants - all over the world. Naan seemed oily...More

Thank santonez
Reviewed April 2, 2017

I have been coming to this restaurant for years but it has been a few years since I visited and I was back in the area so had to go. I was not disappointed!! The flavors were as fresh and vibrant as I ever remember,...More

Thank Virginia Adams O
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Happened upon this restaurant when in Harvard Sq. The staff were friendly and cery attentive. I ordered the tandoori wings which were pretty good and the flounder curry which I'd definitely recommend. One note for Brits visiting is that a 'medium' strength is more of...More

Thank russ_st_elmo
Reviewed January 16, 2017

I really enjoyed having dinner here with my date a couple of weeks ago. It's located on the 2nd floor of a building near the little square in Harvard with the lighted tree, so don't be confused like I was when you see a shop...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Guys, if you are in Harvard, please try this Indian restaurant. It is walkable distance from Harvard square. Their Buffet is a great and it is value for money. Great staff. Great ambiance.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4954
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-547-2757
The Maharaja located in Cambridge, Massachusetts serves authentic Indian cuisine in a stunning setting, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking a beautiful park in bustling Harvard Square.
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