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Taj Cafe Indian Cuisine

574 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2629
+1 805-652-1521
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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574 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2629
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ventured out on my own and wasn’t disappointed. Nice atmosphere. Large servings. Right in heart of town, a couple blocks from the pier.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were walking around Main Street in Ventura California, back from a great day trip to the Channel Islands, and happened upon The Taj Cafe. We were drawn in by the full restaurant, the excellent decor, and the wonderful aromas. Our servers were fantastic, the...More

2  Thank jnaf2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The Taj Cafe is by far the best restaurant I have ever been too. Our servers were so kind and attentive. The food was phenomenal and they made sure everything was vegan, since my family and I are all vegan. They also brought us so...More

1  Thank creelehrman
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I visit Ventura once a month and have seen the TAJ restaurant across from the movie theater on Main Street. I had a coupon and decided to give TAJ a try. A delicious taste treat awaited me in a nicely decorated restaurant. I ordered off...More

2  Thank Jackbear
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Taj on a slow Monday night and had a fabulous experience. We ordered coconut curry lamb and saag paneer which were both outstanding. The staff were friendly and attentive and brought us several little extras.

1  Thank Laure R
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and atmosphere in downtown Ventura. So many choices! Service is spectacular! All you can eat lunch buffet. Good for a dinner date. Really like that they play Indian music.

1  Thank Sonshine2000
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are here and enjoyed the coconut curry special they had. It was enough for two with some chicken mango chutney nan. All very good. We also got garlic nan, which was yummy. I’ve had better but it was good. We were...More

1  Thank bannemwano
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The food was great and the service was awesome. Staff very friendly and genuinely interested in our trip . Would highly recommend to anyone

1  Thank paula1973
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Having my sister come for a visit here in Ventura I sometimes find it hard to take her to a restaurant that she is impressed with. She is a retiree from a major airline and has traveled extensively so she knows what a good ethnic...More

1  Thank freshstart54
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Good location, average ambience. Good beer selection. Service average but main concern is tat being used to Indian restaurants in Asia the food was generally very bland and lacking in any meaningful flavor

Thank Adrian R
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17 September 2017|
Response from kariedi | Reviewed this property |
I do not know but they do not seem like a delivery sort of restaurant. You can call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 574 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2629
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-652-1521
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