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“Good food, very spotty service”
Review of Taj

Ranked #34 of 129 Restaurants in Brooksville
Cuisines: Indian
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Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Good food, very spotty service”
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Food is very authentic and almost always good.
Service is a real problem however. Apathetic waitresses who have no clue about the menu and literally discourage you from coming in at times.
The buffet is a bargain, good food at one price for all.
However, got there half hour before it was over once and waitress said "we like to clean up 15 minutes before, so you won't have time to eat".
Another time we were 10 minutes early for dinner start and were forced to wait outside in the heat - surely not very customer friendly.
They need to work on lots of things, most of the time some cutlery is missing from the buffet line, the dishes are hilariously mis-spelled (English is the official language of India, so don't understand this) and never corrected.
Waitresses need training (they seem to have a lot of turn over, new ones every time we go) on what the dishes are - plus telling us "that's going to take a long time" when we order something at dinner is not exactly encouraging.
We go back because the food is really good, but it's expensive (except for the daily buffet, which is a bargain), paying extra for 1 and a half chapati is ridiculous, never had an Indian meal without chapatti and a little flour and water doesn't cost that much.

Needs work, lots of work, on customer service and friendliness --- hope they get this fixed eventually because the food is good and I'd hate to see them close.
Best Indian food in the county by far, but some real problems here aside from that.

Visited July 2014
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Reviewed July 31, 2014

The decor is fabulous and the food is outstanding. I typically hate buffets but I would eat off this buffet every day. Fresh, quality ingredients are evident in the food. Flavor outstanding.

  • Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Food great service debatable”
Reviewed April 8, 2014

We have been here a few times and also the one in tampa this one is a little large for what it needs to be but the food is fantastic. The service r however is a little hit and miss so of they can work on that it will make a goof it.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Lorraine D
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Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Best Indian food in county”
Reviewed August 11, 2013

I adore Indian food. So when Taj, opened in Brooksville, we had to go. The food was prepared perfectly. I always request mild, and my husband medium. He enjoyed chicken tandoori, served with rice. I enjoyed enjoyed a vegetable tali. This is an assortment of vegetable currys, with rice and nan bread, plus desert. Everything was wonderful. We will absolutely return to this wonderful restaurant. Easy to locate and plenty of free parking. Service was prompt and friendly

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Sydel5
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