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Taj Cafe Indian Cuisine

574 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2629
+1 805-652-1521
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“naan” (24 reviews)
“kheer” (9 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
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 15 March 2018

The 6 of ate at Taj. For some, this was their first taste of Indian cuisine. Friendly attentive staff and excellent portions. The specials were great for first timers Indian diners. They were especially careful about assessing our threshold for spicy. Awesome vegetarian options here...More

1  Thank HemisphereRambler
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I tried this restaurant many months ago and found it not to my liking. I had dinner there and I thought it was overpriced. Many of the reviews were raving about their lunches and lunch brunch. Maybe it was a bad night for me since...More

Thank Ed J
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Quality of the food is great. Their best deal is the lunch buffet!! If I go by myself and order to go they always comp me a drink while I wait for my food. Their chai tea is good and they have a delicious ginger...More

Thank Mayra D
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I just popped in to try an appetizer. I ordered the Samosa (vegetarian turnover stuffed w/potatoes, green peas & exotic spices) So delicious!! 🕌

Thank Sharmaine P
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Considering that Indian food is my favorite delicacy...the Taj is excellent. (Well we r not in India:) You will not go wrong to order the buffet. Price is right. Atmosphere is wonderful! The owners, Singh and Raj, r both usually around and r so very...More

Thank Ashbecker1
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This place is not good and I cannot understand why it gets decent reviews other than people in the area do not have access to any place better. I love Indian food and have had it all over the US, UK, and Europe this place...More

Thank champagnekittypaw
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch buffet in downtown Ventura. Ample free parking in parking garage located a block behind the restaurant. Choices included cauliflower pakora, white basmati rice or pullav, tandoori chicken, butter chicken, lamb curry, vegetable korma, okra, cholay, green salad, fruit and kheer. Naan was brought...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We enjoyed the food here on our last visit and this time it was even better! The Shrimp Vindaloo was cooked just the way I like it, i.e. hot and spicy, and everything was fresh and full of flavour. We made a return visit during...More

Thank glamourpuss1000
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I’m a huge fan of Indian cuisine, and this is by far the best I’ve had in the United States! The service was attentive, without being disruptive. The food was delicious, and decent portion sizes. And the price was much less than I was expecting...More

Thank nicp818
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, great food. Our son enjoyed this evening immensely. My husband didn't think he looked led Indian food, but found plenty of good choices.

Thank Janeybee54
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Sundar B
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, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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