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Taj of Marin

909 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3103
+1 415-459-9555
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“naan bread” (3 reviews)
“veggie dishes” (2 reviews)
“lunch buffet” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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909 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3103
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

This is a delicious lunch buffet. 25 different dishes, and all you can eat. My favorite mains are the Chicken Tandoori, the Chicken Masala, the Fish Pakora filet, and the Goat Curry. The place is nicely done and well appointed, and the service is prompt,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Richard T
Kulbir K, Owner at Taj of Marin, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Richard, glad you had a good visit! Thanks so much for the recommendation -- we really appreciate it. Looking forward to the next time you make it our way. All the best, Avtar S. Dhanda, Owner

Reviewed 4 July 2017

We had been travelling all day having left Arcata in the morning, and wanted a meal before driving on to our hotel in San Francisco. We stopped off in San Rafael on a street which our sat-nav indicated had several eating places. We found the...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Arthur O
Kulbir K, Owner at Taj of Marin, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Arthur, thanks for coming to see us! We're thrilled you're a fan and so glad you enjoyed the buffet. Hoping you'll be back our way again soon. Safet travels, Avtar S. Dhanda, Owner

Reviewed 21 June 2017

I've been there a few times for the lunch buffet. They have a wide variety of selections. Terrific for only $10.00 or so.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank janetE3407LF
Kulbir K, Owner at Taj of Marin, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

I'm so glad you always have a nice experience with us! Thanks so much for the feedback and can't wait till next time. All the best, Avtar S. Dhanda, Owner

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Although they are open for lunch and dinners the lunch is the delicious bargain. For a fixed very reasonable price you can sample a buffet of many of their dinner entrees at a fraction of the dinner cost. Lunch is usually crowded for the very...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Lindathesilkpainter
Kulbir K, Owner at Taj of Marin, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

We like making tummy's happy, Linda! Thank you so much for the valuable feedback. I'm so glad you love our lunch buffet and can enjoy a wide array of our dishes. I really appreciate you and hope to see you again soon. Take care, Avtar...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

If you like Indian food you can't go wrong at Taj of Marin. They provide a very extensive buffet for lunch and dinner . I find lunch is best for everything is very fresh and just made. The cost is around $10 per person. You...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Michael S
Kulbir K, Owner at Taj of Marin, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

Hey, Michael! Thanks for taking a quick sec to leave such kind words about our buffet -- glad to know you've always had a good time when you've come out. Hope to welcome you back in soon. Thank You, Avtar S Dhanda, Owner

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

If you're craving Indian food, you must try Taj of Marin on 4th Street in San Rafael. Their lunch buffet, at $10.95, is a superb value (same offered at dinner, $16.95). The selections were plentiful, all beautifully displayed and constantly tended. Everything from salads to...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank SameJane
Kulbir K, Owner at Taj of Marin, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Thank you so much for this glowing recommendation! I'm thrilled you've had a chance to try so many dishes off the buffet -- the tandoori chicken is definitely one of my favorites, too. I hope we'll see you again soon for another meal! Until then,...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Spent the morning bird watching at Point Reyes Station. On the way back to my hotel, I had a taste for Quiznos. Then my taste swung to Indian food. I GPS'd and found a few choices in San Rafael. I worked up an appetite, so...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Miguel A
Kulbir K, Owner at Taj of Marin, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

I'm glad your craving brought you to us, Miguel! Thanks for stopping in and enjoying the buffet -- it sounds like you loved everything, which is what I like to hear. I hope we'll see you again soon! Thank You, Avtar S Dhanda, Owner

Reviewed 20 October 2016

I went with a large group to the Taj of Marin in San Rafael. Whenever i hear the word "buffet" I am likely to think of low quality food. his was definitely NOT the case with the Taj. Service was prompt, friendly and with our...More

Date of visit: October 2016
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Kulbir K, Owner at Taj of Marin, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

We had a blast serving your group! Thanks so much for coming to us. It makes my day reading how impressed you were with our food and service, and I hope you'll come back soon for some more of the Veggie Prokura or Chicken Maharaja....More

Reviewed 20 June 2016

$10.95 buffet with a good selection of dishes. Lots of gluten-free dishes including gluten-free naan bread. Tasty curries and classic dishes such as idli and sambar. Take out also available.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank WillForbes
Kulbir K, Owner at Taj of Marin, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the curries and naan, Will! You can't go wrong with that combo. Thanks for coming by and leaving us some love! Hope to see you soon, Avtar S Dhanda, Owner

Reviewed 2 June 2016

I ate dinner and a buffet lunch at Taj, and the food is great and very reasonably prices. Chai is included in the buffet price, as well as masala dosa fixings and several desserts. The service was quick, and I will go there again.More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank minimuffinlover
Kulbir K, Owner at Taj of Marin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

I really appreciate you stopping by and trying the buffet! We definitely want you to try as many different dishes we offer as possible, so we're happy to include the chai and some dessert options with the buffet spread. Can't wait to see you again!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 909 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3103
    (Lootens Pl)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-459-9555
  • E-mail
Taj of Marin is a family owned and operated Indian restaurant providing authentic and delicious Indian food at a great price. Our upscale, family-friendly atmosphere is perfect for enjoying the most exquisite Indian cuisine available in the North Bay area. Adorned with traditional Indian artwork and decor, every aspect of Taj of Marin is truly authentic.
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