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Royal Taj

8335 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
+1 410-381-1111
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8335 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visiting friends in Columbia Maryland we decided to check out Indian food on one of our free days. We selected Royal Taj because of its proximity and ratings on trip advisor. And it was even better than advertised. The decor of the restaurant really is...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was traveling for business in Columbia, MD when I found this restaurant on TripAdvisor. From the moment that I walked in, I didn't feel like a customer, I felt like a family member. The menu offers many choices so I asked the bartender for...More

Thank Nathan M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food wonderful! Something for both vegetarians and carnivores. Impeccable service. Mr Binda Singh very professional and courteous. Seems genuine. Restroom was clean which is the first area of a restaurant I check. The inside of restaurant is much more impressive than outside. The chairs set...More

Thank bliteful
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We feel like royalty every time we visit. The customer service is unparalleled. And the food is amazing! Also, there are so many delicious options for vegan, vegetairan, and gleuten-free diets. Can't ask for anything more. Thank you, Royal Taj!

Thank MelbaToastess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never seen service like this before any restaurant in my life. Best Indian food, I've ever had. And the service was amazing. Buffet is great as well.

Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends have been telling us to go here for Indian food, and it did not disappoint! The venue is beautiful, the food is excellent, but I think I have to highlight the service most of all. Very friendly and attentive staff, my water glass was...More

Thank thismomtravels4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the owner is there to greet you with the most electrifying hand shake and that gets you going for the night. The food is beyond delicious and most of my family refuse to dine at any other Indian kitchen. Absolutely and solidly...More

Thank Chidube O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, absolutely delicious Indian cuisine. The chicken tikki masala was superb as was the Dal Makhani and the garlic naan. However, the best part was the attention to detail and service. We were greeted by the owner as if we were family! Impressive... he even...More

Thank Johnny G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to so many Indian restaurants in the US over the last 30 years. This place beats all, Each dish is delicious, the ambiance is awesome and the service is impeccable. Highly recommend it.

Thank Selva M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent spot to enjoy authentic Indian food. We have a favorite Indian Restaurant back home so our expectations were high. This place exceeds all expectations! We loved it so much we plan to return for lunch before leaving town. Excellent Food, Staff & Ambiance...More

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Questions & Answers
28 April 2017|
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Response from Eric G | Reviewed this property |
$14.99 sounds right. Their full menu is on their website, but it does not list the buffet. It is available at lunchtime everyday.
20 December 2016|
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Response from ron c | Reviewed this property |
No i dont think so.
20 December 2016|
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Response from DaveThornbury | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, don't think so as the owner is always here
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8335 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 410-381-1111
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