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Royal Taj

8335 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
+1 410-381-1111
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8335 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted with a smile and led to our table. The service was excellent. The food was amazing. It was all good.

Thank TooOldtoRun
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time my wife and I have dined at the Royal Taj, and the first time at their new, larger location. We met my stepson and daughter in law there, a little after 1pm on a Saturday afternoon for lunch. Service for...More

1  Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a large menu, an excellent choice of liquor, lively environment, excellent service and absolutely fantastic Indian food customized to your taste buds... then visit Royal Taj. The decor, the staff and in fact the owner (who personally thanks you for...More

Thank Sandeep A
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The food is top notch here. Prices are on the high side, but still justifiable for the food and service, which is superb.

Thank charleskJ7874BQ
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Eat here on Sundays after church, probably 2x per month. Always delicious and fresh. I do not have a single negative thing to say about it, even after 25+ visits.

Thank Derrick D
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

First time visit for me and what a treat it was! The buffet is amazing and bountiful--the dishes were refilled constantly. Food was just perfect! I also want to note the excellent service. Though we had the buffet, we still had an attentive server. The...More

Thank bettyboop500
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Authentic Indian Food served. Great Ambience. Great Service.Reasonable rates.The best thing I liked was how every single time you are welcomed by the owner with so much warmth and love that made the whole experience like you were really back home in India!! LOVED it!

Thank 447deepam
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

After being back in the Washington DC area for 3 years, I grew tired of trying to find quality Indian food and asked. Royal Taj was worth the 45-minute drive! I haven't had Indian food this good since I left NJ. We stopped in for...More

Thank darxhow
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

One of the best dining experiences I've had. The wait staff was excellent. Prompt, courteous, and super friendly; especially the maître d'. The food was fantastic. Great flavor and spice without being overpowering. Reasonably priced, quick to come out, and a good sized portion. I'll...More

Thank Brett G
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Looks like a high class restaurant, flashy, gold decorated interior. But, its one big room, very noisy and almost impossible to hear your thoughts. The food was good, however a bit pricey.

Thank JimPatrick
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Questions & Answers
Candice P
20 August 2017|
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Response from Selva M | Reviewed this property |
When we were there, we saw quite a few children. Also they have smaller rooms and it's not one big area like a typical Indian restaurant.
29 April 2017|
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Response from Eric G | Reviewed this property |
$14.99 sounds right. Their full menu is on their website, but it does not list the buffet. It is available at lunchtime everyday.
21 December 2016|
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Response from ron c | Reviewed this property |
No i dont think so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8335 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 410-381-1111
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