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Taj Mahal Restaurant

1 km Oeste del C.C. La Paco | Altos de Las Palomas, Escazu, Costa Rica
+506 2228 0980
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (19 reviews)
“naan bread” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1 km Oeste del C.C. La Paco | Altos de Las Palomas, Escazu, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food. Lots of options. Very good atmosphere The menu has gluten free options. Great dessert selection.

Thank Fedville
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your visit and kind compliments. We look forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food , ambience and service was really good. Liked the decor. It was my second trip there I know the owner changed but the new one is still maintaining it well.

Thank Gaurav B
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your visit and compliments for the food, ambiance and service at Taj Mahal. We are glad to have you as our regular guest. Looking forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great and so was the environment. The service was excellent too. Would definitely go again.

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Thank Paul N
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and compliments for the food, ambiance and service. We look forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fun Atomosphere and very good food. They cooked it fresh exactly to my liking and happily eliminated foods and spices that I can't eat. !!!!

Thank Jan181965
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and compliments for the food, service & ambiance at Taj Mahal. We are always glad to serve our guests as per their dietary preference. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is the simplest review I've ever had to write: GO TO THIS RESTAURANT! Food: A+ Service: A+ Ambiance: A++ This place is magical, beautiful, and the food delivered. We've eaten Indian all over the map, and this place hit the nail on the head....More

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Thank Matthew L
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you for your visit and kind compliments. We are glad to be among your preferred place to enjoy Indian cuisine.. Looking forward to welcoming you and your family again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 6 September 2017

My son and family invited me to Taj Mahal for Costa Rican Mother's Day. It was a wonderful experience. After 30 years in Kenya, I know quite a bit about Indian food, and Taj Mahal does a very good job of it. The decor is...More

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Thank Barbara S
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your visit and kind compliments for the food, service and ambiance at Taj Mahal. We look forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. namastey

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We have been to Naans and Curries, and decided to try Taj Mahal. What a beautiful place, its decorated so it looks like an Indian garden. I just loved everything about it! The food was excellent, and service was great. I even purchased spices to...More

Thank Debbie T
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for your visit, giving us opportunity to serve you. We are glad to have made your visit to Taj Mahal delicious and memorable.. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica from Guanacaste and were looking for a good Indian Restaurant with spicy, flavorful food. Our hotel front desk recommended this place and we went. The ambience was very welcoming and our waiter Anup took very...More

Thank Shoba D
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thank you for your visit and compliments for the food, ambiance and service at Taj Mahal. Indeed it is always our pleasure to welcome our guests and serve them with the best of Indian cuisine and hospitality.. Looking forward to your another visit, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 28 August 2017

New employees i can tell but the food perfect as usuall im not a big fan of spicy food but me Lamb Korma was perfect as always , the chiken Tikka Masala also good and love my garlic naan ;)

Thank KARINA C
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for your visit and compliments for our lamb and Chicken dishes... and of course the fresh baked tandoor naans.. We look forward to welcoming you and serving you again, soon. Namastey

Reviewed 23 August 2017

This place used to be one of the best curry places around, till Naans and Curries took over. The old style chef, owner, staff were excellent and attentive. The place today seems like just another chain with pre-made "authentic" sauces for dishes that seem bland...More

Thank Brinxxx
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for your visit and taking time out to give your feedback. Yes, we do have the peacocks. 3 of them. I read your compliments between the lines... For the Naans & for the enhanced ambiance.. and also for the portion size that dish...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 km Oeste del C.C. La Paco | Altos de Las Palomas, Escazu, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 0980
  • E-mail
Description
1st Indian Restaurant in Costa Rica (estd. 2002) set up in a historic home (built in 1979) to enjoy The Royalty of vivid flavored food. The romance of ambiance and the symphony of flavors creates memorable feast for all the senses. Ethnic style beautiful decoration, Indian music and traditional hospitality makes one feel like a Royal. THE CUISINE OF MAHARAJAS Inspired by the feasting traditions of ethnic Indian kings and queens and using Nawab and Moghul cooking techniques from various states of India, chefs from India concoct timeless dishes; perfect for sharing and exquisite in their mastery of spice and flavor. SPECIAL DINING For a true Indian feast, book special dining in one of the private rooms or banqueting Darbaar – ideal for corporate dinners, groups and events. UNFLASHY, CAREFULLY HONED RECIPES INSPIRED BY INDIAN PALACES’ KITCHENS Vegan and gluten free selections. Certified 5 Star property by Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT).
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