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“Delicious Food, Super Service, Beautiful Decor”
Review of Royal Taj

Royal Taj
Ranked #1 of 269 Restaurants in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

We are regulars at this laid back, relaxing restaurant. Welcomed by the owner and servers with open arms, we feel as if we are family come to visit. Not to miss: Tandoori chicken, saag paneer, and Tandoori shrimp. Kick back, inhale deeply, and enjoy!

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Thank Sharon B
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

Royal Taj is definitely the most attractive Indian restaurant I've ever eaten in. We had the mixed appetizer which was ok. The server was very gracious and agreed to bring alu gobi with only cauliflower and no potatoes. It was a very tasty dish as was the raita. The garlic naan was bland but my boyfriend's lamb vindaloo was incredibly spicy in spots. To be fair, he asked for it spicy but it was inconsistently hot. Making a reservation worked for us as it was quite busy for Sunday dinner. (We had tried to go for brunch on Saturday but it was packed.)

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Reviewed February 11, 2013

Their Sunday brunch is popular and we had to wait about 15 - 20 minutes but it was worth it. The host (probably the owner) was super friendly when seating us and stopped later to ensure we had a good meal. The buffet had a large number of options. I had Chicken Tikka Masala, which was excellent. I also enjoyed a seafood entree. My wife liked the vegetarian fare. Buffet included Naan.

Upon leaving, we noticed the restaurant next door had no customers while the Royal Taj had a line of people out the front door.

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Thank John M
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

My husband, brother-in-law and I went to the Royal Taj last weekend for their lunch buffet, and we were pleasant surprised by the great variety of choices as well as the friendliness of the staff and the owner. The food was excellent, and the $12.95 price was so welcome in today's economy! The selections were continually replenished, and your empty plates were removed so you could go back and get more food without lots of used plates cluttering the table. The friendly employees asked if they could get you chai or another drink from the buffet so you didn't have to get up again. There is only one dessert, rice pudding, but it is very creamy and good, and hey, who has room for dessert anyway after eating all of that food?! Most of the selections were vegetarian, but there were three chicken dishes, chicken masala, tandoor chicken, and one other. The entire experience was very relaxed and pleasant, and the food was excellent. We'll be going there again.

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Thank CirceWPB
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

The Royal Taj is the best place for Indian food in Columbia, hands down. From the moment you walk in until the time you leave (usually a few hours later because you are so comfortable....) you are completely taken care of. The food is always of the highest quality and the drinks are always refreshed. I'd highly recommend the tikka masala, lamb vindaloo, and the spicy dal. Be sure to get extra orders of naan because you'll need them! The owner will be there to greet you with a smile on his face, making sure you have the best dining experience there is to offer. Be sure to check out their weekend buffet as well... I'd highly recommend reservations as the weekend comes because it fills up quickly.

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Thank btuss
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