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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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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8335 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Royal Taj at their new location near I95 and Route 108 about 5 times now. Every aspect of the restaurant is excellent. The ambience. The friendliness and attentiveness of the staff. The range of food choices. The cocktails and wine selection. The...More

Thank lydiaraeme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Royal Taj during lunch and have enjoyed their offerings on their buffet. Just wish they would lamb to the choices. Chicken is their mainstay and not much changes day to day. Why mess with what works. The difference maker is the...More

Thank karuna72017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice Indian restaurant located across the Homewood Suites where we were staying, which was great - no need to get Uber after drinks! Food was great. We had the assorted kebab platter, roganjosh, bhindi, and assorted naans. the Malbec wine they served by the...More

Thank mcsc-squared
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Formal, beautifully decorated and warm. The dinner plates were brought to us warm a minute before our entrée arrived. The food is delicious even though mine was a little too spicy hot for me. We will definitely be back.

Thank Deme W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Royal Taj is always delicious and the best customer service. They make you feel special. Great place for tourists too.

Thank amorrisonbaker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So I'm out here for work in the Columbia, MD area and as you can tell if you try to look at reviews from the various sites. There isn't all that much that makes you jump to high. With that being said, I was lucky...More

Thank realprotrips
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you find yourself in the Columbia area of Baltimore, this is a place you want to go! Not found on the main streets, but it is definitely worth the effort to find. Like Shrimp, but tired of the same old, same old? try shrimp...More

Thank Cassandra S
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is one of my very favorite restaurants, thanks in a large part to Binda Singh, who is unfailingly friendly and who has an incredible gift for remembering his customers. The lunch buffet has a large variety of options, although certain standard customer favorites --...More

Thank Cynthia T
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

When you read reviews that say this is the best Indian food in Howard County, they are truthful. The food is outstanding quality. The selection is impressive and the service is outstanding. You may have to wait because this is not a well-kept secret, but...More

Thank Aly D
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Marble and gold trim interior, beautiful artwork and furniture. Decorated largely with Indian art, huge book collections, and an amazing selection of aged whiskey bottles and wine collections. The staff is very attentive and the food is amazing. I finally got to take my wife...More

Thank dallenmurphy
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18 March 2018|
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19 August 2017|
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Response from barymad | Reviewed this property |
its a family restaurant but not really suitable for small children.
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.
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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