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Taj of India

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2809 M Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20007
+1 202-965-4266
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In the heart of Georgetown , across the street from the 4 Seasons Hotel, I thought Taj of India might be a great low key Indian restaurant to try. However, it turned out to be the most bland Indian food I could imagine. All well prepared, great service and great atmosphere. But someone told the chef to use tasteless spices... More 

Thank TheQuietCar
Bethesda, MD
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253 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A treat in Georgetown for Indian food. Nice service, helpful staff. Decent wine selection and assortment of Indian flavors and dishes. Try the chicken malai kabab, saag paneer, aloo gobi masala, and lamb pasada for an interesting and satisfying assortment to share. The chicken tikka masala was a bit skimpy and dry, only issue. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Jean A
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

It was Thanksgiving Night and my wife and I were visiting the DC area. The service was wonderful; the food fantastic; the atmosphere was great and the price was very good. Definitely a must do if your in the DC area and love authentic Indian Food.

Thank pfdicicco3
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The butter chicken, meat samosa and garlic naan were all very good - just wish delivery had not taken 2 hours. Used the online order entry option on their website. Received confirmation email with estimated delivery. 20 minutes after estimated delivery we called - "we have no record of your order". Stay away from their website order option and just... More 

Thank jeff_huxley
Rockford, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a cramped restaurant with a lot of heart. A very diverse clientele from caucasian, spanish, south east asian, Filipino, you would be surprised ! The food was extraordinary for the price. If you are vegetarian, try the Thali, a little bit of everything for a reasonable price. The service is a bit slow but definitely get reservations ahead... More 

Thank 2rist16
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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117 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

My wife and I regularly go this reliable restaurant on the edge of Georgetown because of its reliably tasty food, with many vegetarian options; stylish, yet cosy interior; more than fair price setting; and very friendly service.

Thank Moritz73
Toronto, Ontario
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I usually do not write many reviews on restaurants, however, this time I felt compelled to share my experience. I went in the middle of the day, around 4 pm and the restaurant was relatively quiet, about 3-4 other customers. However, from the moment I walked in, I was treated as if I was a HUGE inconvenience to the restaurant.... More 

Thank ssiddiqui14
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Lovely atmosphere, super service and delicious food and beer. We ate here about a week ago while on a coach tour of North America. Staff were all friendly and helpful the menu had a wide choice on it. We really enjoyed our meals.

Thank ihksp1
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Quaint little restaurant with very attentive and friendly staff. Food was good and we selected two Thali plates to try a range of meat and vegetable dishes together with a tandoori mixed grill. This provided plenty of food for all three of us. Overall was a good experience. Would order a specific dish next time as those I saw on... More 

Thank harleyboy50
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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92 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We'd had two very good meals at Taj of India in Georgetown six or more months ago, but last night's experience was very disappointing. It took 45 minutes for appetizers to arrive, and when they did they were bland and leaden. Our butter chicken entree was lukewarm and had to be sent back to be reheated. The tandoori salmon was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2809 M Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20007
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom Metro
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Georgetown
  • Neighbourhood: Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-965-4266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?