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Taj Mahal

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2/235 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
18:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent dinner here tonight with my family. The staff were extremely accommodating in setting up the table to fit our large pram in for our 6 month old twin babies. The service was outstanding and our meals were an absolutely devine flavour explosion! I can't rate this place and the staff highly enough! We will definitely be going... More 

Thank Simone A
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

This place has been under new management for a while (I believe most of the poor reviews were written during the time of the previous owners). They serve typical Indian classics but also a wide range of authentic Persian/Pakistani dishes. The owner is happy to make recommendations and prides himself on the quality of his ingredients. We have been twice... More 

1 Thank olive154
Southport, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Got ourselves a $10 curry and rice deal from here. Was so good that we returned the next night. Made authentically with proper meat. Owned and run by a very talented and attentive man. Highly recommend!

Thank Squid321
1 review
Reviewed 3 June 2016

So much flavour! Every dish tasted great. My partner and I shared a chicken and a beef meal between us and loved both.

Thank Josh C
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

[This review has been resubmitted for clarity, original review submitted 26/04/16] - Upon ordering, we were told it would take 10min... we received our food after 50min. - At the 45min mark, my friend went to the kitchen to inquire where our food was, as we had to leave soon. - During the inquiry, a staff member dropped one of... More 

Thank Aaron C
Townsville, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

This was the most amazing dinner! I loved it so much!! Can't wait to come here again! This is a must try for everyone! Best curry!

Thank lou_lou271984
Aabenraa, Denmark
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

It's probably insulating to call the food Indian, pretty sure most came from a packet. Food wasn't hot, the butter chicken didn't even remotely look like butter chicken, they forgot to serve our drinks, we got the food but had no plates yet, we could go on it was terrible and we will never be back!

1 Thank kalikrad
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

I had some very nice dal makni at this restaurant, with excellent service. A bit pricier than Melbourne, but I was happy.

1 Thank janetabula
Townsville, Australia
1 review
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

Went there with some family from interstate. They eat at Indian a lot. The food was under whelming and over priced. There was one poor waiter, who seemed totally out of his depth. There were only 3 other tables of people, and it took 3 hours to be get our mains and a dessert. Drinks service was practically non existent.... More 

1 Thank E C
Townsville, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Pappadams were stale and cold. Replacements were quite oily (and cold). Naan was stale and cold and looked like one from Coles. Main was small, expensive, cold and came without rice. No Persian flavors in the dish. No cooking aromas in the restaurant. Very disappointed.

Thank Eric R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2/235 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +(61)47723422
First Pakistani Restaurant in Townsville. We are committed to serve real taste of Pakistani food at a reasonable prices. It is BYO, dine in and takeaway restaurant. We are not charging "Corkage" to our customers.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?