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The Maharaja

57 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4954
+1 617-547-2757
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  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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57 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4954
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit since the change from the Bombay Club - so many years ago! The brunch buffet was very good and I was happy to see my favorite dish on offer - goat curry! 😉 Very nice selection of veg dishes and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stewart T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was unsure about trying here after reading reviews but glad we did. Food and service very good and the fairly hot madras was excellent. Would return when I next visit Cambridge

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cherie Rose F
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Always crowed at lunch, but the buffet never runs out what is offered. There is plenty to eat for vegan or meat eaters. Full range of condiments, soup and dessert. The building is undergoing some construction currently, so look for the signs pointing up the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NottageCottageHawaii
Reviewed November 7, 2018

The building is under construction so it's not very nice getting up to the restaurant (2nd floor) but once you are there, it's a lovely view from all the windows that give you a direct view onto Harvard Square. It was raining the night we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lhkoregon
Reviewed November 5, 2018

I have not been in the restaurant itself yet; but ordered office catering, food was delicious not spicy, communication with the restaurant, Raj, was excellent efficient and to the point as well as the payment was easy and simple. Delivery and presentation was great, food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nicoline P
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

The lunch buffet offers about ten different vegetarian dishes plus another four or five chicken dishes. Everything was tasty and authentically Indian except for the iceberg lettuce salad and a southwestern corn and bean salad. I loved the assortment of sauces.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TakeFiveTravel
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I had lunch here and tried biryani and tandoori wings. It was so good. I am definitely going to here again. The traditional interior and Indian music gives a DESI feel. Plus the price is also not that high and the serving size is also...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nelufarraza00
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We wanted to invite the son of family friends who was a new freshman at Harvard for a good dinner. The Maharaja more than satisfied our moderate expectations. The dishes were seasoned so well that we almost thought we were in London. The reconstruction in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Prof_MGG
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Located in one of the best places in MA this restaurant serves superb Indian street food. I will specially vouch for that as the taste lingered for quite some time on my mind. The vegetarian dishes were tastier than the non-veg ones. I tried buffet...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ranjeeta b
Reviewed August 7, 2018

My wife and I had a dinner in the Maharaja. The food was delicious, and the amount of it was more than enough. The price was around $10-$15. Our table had a nice view of the street since the Maharaja is in the second floor....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank amin m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, 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
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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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