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Taj Mahal

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Havenstraat 36, Oranjestad, Aruba
2975884494
Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Monpazier, France
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice people, straightforward food at a reasonable price. Closed Sunday. Spice level can be customised and we found it just right.

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Thank SCOENGUSA
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good food, good service, good price. restaurant is hard to find as it is hidden in a small street. but food is good

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Roseville, Minnesota
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73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While shopping at Touch of Gold, we had some service work being done on a recent purchase. Owner suggest we go to lunch and would have rings done when we return. Danny (worker) was going to lunch and asked us to join him. We never have had first hand Indian food. Danny ordered a platter of chicken, goat, fish, bread,... More 

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Thank docmbroker
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I like to try new flavors. I'm not very much into indian food, but they have very good dishes. The furniture is like a average cafeteria. Service is ok. They should give better info about the food. I would recommend to try this restaurant. If you do not like spicy food, make sure to tell them. Last time I order... More 

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Thank Angeline L
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Like having an Indian mom cooking for you. Egg plant Biryani and Palak Paneer best we had. Friendly staff. Noticed some local merchants eating here. Nothing fancy but who cares about fancy when you need tasty, healthy food and you're on a budget. Easy walk from boat or bus terminal.

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Thank Jon D
Greensboro, North Carolina
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

May be I should give it four stars but overall this place it bit dull and food was dull too. Service was bit slow but nice. For ethnic food it was mild even after requesting medium and paneer subji didn't bring any flavor. Samosas were decent. Portion were good size. I probably would favor tandoor kitchen in Aruba for Indian... More 

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Vineland, New Jersey
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312 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Stopped in for dinner while on this trip. Food was really good; I liked my Mutton Rogan Josh. My wife also liked her Chicken Tikka. There was only one guy in the front, who was host & server. While the place isn't all that big (maybe a dozen tables or so), I think there was only one other person working... More 

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Thank Stu C
Ramsey, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The ambience is understated, but the food is fabulous. The staff is pleasant and attentive. We make it for dinner every year we visit Aruba.

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Thank c3nj2016
Ohio
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I have only eaten Indian food one other time. I purchased a frozen 2 dinners of Chicken tiki marsala with saffron rice from Costco for about $5.99. While vacationing in Aruba we wanted something different, so we went to Taj Mahal. Actually , The food was good, but I feel very overpriced. Even the bread was extra. Our bill was... More 

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Thank csolo
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Most places here are tourist places with sub par food. I've already eaten here twice and it's amazing!!!! This is authentic exhilarating food that I'll never forget. Ditch the resort food and tourist traps eat here instead - Carmel Ceravolo

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Thank Carmel C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 22
Cuisine
Indian, Grill, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Havenstraat 36, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: 2975884494

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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