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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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574 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2629
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Reviewed 2 days ago

not a big fan of spicy food, and still i could get what i wanted and be mild. Loved the food, the place, the various perks we got

Thank nocturne27p
Reviewed 1 week ago

SI always thought that this type of food would set my stomach on fire, but I was wrong it was very tastie and had wonderful flavo So if I can do it so can you..........

Thank William B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Considering that Indian food is my favorite delicacy...the Taj is good. Well we r not in India:) You will not go wrong to order the buffet. Price is right. Atmosphere is wonderful! The owner is usually around and he is so very pleasant which sets...More

Thank Ashbecker1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to Taj for over a decade. They have the most delicious Indian buffet. Their iced tea is the most aromatic with it's spice blend and cream.

1  Thank Theadora P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our family of five to the Taj Cafe for a family celebration. Upon our entrance the staff eagerly greeted us like royalty and quickly accommodated our family (no reservations made). Eating at an Indian cuisine, we had no idea what to expect. The...More

1  Thank ishki12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just great! Good service, good food. I Highly recommend it. I had chicken masala and they embellished it with extra care for my wishes however I wanted it served. I recommend medium spicy with the rice.

Thank coffmanh
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Atmosphere is lovely and comfortable. The service is excellent. All of the flavors in the dishes are delicious. We started with Samosas, had the nan, cauliflower frankie, rice, yogurt, ice teas and one of the many chicken dishes. All good. We will go back.

1  Thank kariedi
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you want the Best Indian food in Ventura I recommend the Taj on Main St. The food is fresh and very authentic. The Lamb dishes are so awesome as well as the chicken Marsala

Thank Spyder42
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Cute little place with very good food. A bit pricey but you can find deals on Groupon and Restaurant.com. I had curry shrimp, and the spices were just right. The waiters weren't very friendly which put me off but maybe that's their culture. They could...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome variety in the lunch buffet. All the old Indian classics are there. I recommend the chicken tikka Marsala and tandoori chicken. The service in superb, and always polite. I've come here for large parties and they were very accommodating. If you are on Main...More

Thank leannleann
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, 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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