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Taj Mahal Restaurant

Oeste cc la Paco 1km | 1 kilometer West of the Centro Comercial La Paco Escazú, Old road to Santa Ana., Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2228 0980
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (20 reviews)
“naan bread” (12 reviews)
“samosas” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Oeste cc la Paco 1km | 1 kilometer West of the Centro Comercial La Paco Escazú, Old road to Santa Ana., Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been in more than 50 indian restaurants in Latin America and this easily the best. Loved everyting.

Thank Gerardoguti
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your visit, giving us opportunity to serve you. We look forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namaste

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glad to have such a nice place here in Costa Rica, customer service is unique, flavours are outstanding! A place to come!

Thank Christopher M
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit, giving us opportunity to serve you. We look forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namaste

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, excellent service, cozy, romantic and unique setting.It was an experience I will always remember. Except that we over ordered. Servings are big and two or three kinds of dishes would gave been enough. But there were nicely prepared and delicious.

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Thank jst29us
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful space. The food is authentic and the service was very on point with everything. They have this amazing patio in the back area.

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Thank Roam40720
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 at Taj Mahal. We look forward to welcoming you and serving you again soon. PS : Enjoy Indian dance performances on Fridays 8pm onwards. Namaste

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

always one of my favorite dishes all time is the Indian food. I am a costumer since many years but after the change of the administration the quality of the food went down drastically. Always was a high price Restaurant but i have now problem...More

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

Thank you for your visit giving us opportunity to serve you. Also, we like to thank you for taking time out to review us. As you rightly mentioned, yes, our ambiance is a huge change; our service is a huge change; there is huge change...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018

Being a long-time fan of Indian cuisine abroad, I've struggled to find good options here in Costa Rica (there are probably less than 10 Indian restaurants in the entire country). Having a small niche (I presume), there are very limited options to choose from, and...More

Thank Vinicio C
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you for your visit, giving us opportunity to serve you. We also like to convey gratitude for taking time out complimenting our food, ambiance and service. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namaste

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Took an uber to Indian restaurant . Menu has all the classic fare (South Indian) and the restaurant has a very spacious out door setup-Ideal for weddings as they have peacocks on property as well. However the food was average-Found the bill to be quite...More

1  Thank siracha20
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you for your visit, giving us opportunity to serve you. We also thank you for complimenting ambiance and our dessert. Yes, we do offer dishes from south and north of India. Some of our most popular dishes are Chicken Tikka Masala, Butter Chicken, Daal...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

We ordered from here often while living in Escazu. They have all the traditional Indian dishes. Their naan breads were also delicious. Would definitely go here again when visiting. Highly recommend....

Thank Renu F
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you for giving us opportunity to serve you. We are always glad to read compliments from our regular & esteemed guests. Looking forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namaste

Reviewed 3 September 2018

I was in San Jose for a month and visited Taj Mahal for 3-4 times. Being away from India, makes one definitely miss the food, quite a lot at that. And that is how, Taj Mahal was the oasis of happiness. I tried a wide...More

Thank nitisha s
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for your visit, giving us opportunity to serve you. We are humbled to read your compliments for the food & ambiance at Taj Mahal. We look forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namaste

Reviewed 3 September 2018

We saw this restaurant on the way to the hotel, and looked it up on tripadvisor. They were right. Very good indian food, Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Normaal price for good food, not expensive :) if you like indian food, make sure you stop...More

Thank Sharon M
Kapil G, Owner at Taj Mahal Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for your visit, giving us opportunity to serve you. We look forward to welcoming you again, soon. Namaste

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Response from gabrielgascah | Reviewed this property |
Upss, sorry can't remember. Not cheap, not very expensive but worthy every penny.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oeste cc la Paco 1km | 1 kilometer West of the Centro Comercial La Paco Escazú, Old road to Santa Ana., Escazu 10201, 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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