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300 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-2369
+1 973-660-9100
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Chatham, New Jersey
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is top notch. So is the owner. They are very welcoming people who take the time to get to know all o the customers and they deliver some fantastic food. I never get sick of this place. Do yourself a favor and go for a meal.

Thank Charles4564
New Providence, New Jersey
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in and was pleasantly surprised! Great food selection and everyone was so nice. You can select from the buffet or order off menu. Some of the best Indian food I have had. Staff is there to please. Don't pass this place up, as we almost did. Loved the chicken vindaloo. We will be back!!!!

Thank mmfred
United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Extremely friendly and hard-working staff, combined with fantastic and flavorful food, makes Begum a can't-miss spot for Indian food. The buffet is awesome for $12 -- great array of veggies, salad, samosa, soup, meats, rice, etc -- and fills you up for the entire day. Highly recommended!

Thank osound
Paris, France
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have been eating at Begum for many years, but I needed to update my review to note the changes to their menu and that the food is even better: more consistent, lean, flavorful and better managed in terms of spice level (mild, spicy, medium). We have a complex household ranging from vegetarians to carnivores, mild palates to spice hunters,... More 

Thank claudiah647
Randolph, New Jersey
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My first observation was that the manager went out of his way to be friendly, greeted us with a broad smile and made us feel welcome. The decor was attractive in an understated way. We dined at Begum Palace on a Wed, at which time there was an all you can eat buffet for about $18 ea. The buffet included... More 

Thank MySiska4
Hackensack, New Jersey
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72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have been here twice - once when Sunil was on his day off and the other time more recently when he was at the restaurant. The experience was completely different. Sunil engages with his guests and makes sure you enjoy yourself while having some delicious Indian fare. Service is great when he is around. We started off on a... More 

Thank eguy_1972
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590 reviews
435 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

we enjoyed a wonderful dinner this evening at this great little Indian restaurant. we had a mixed starter, tandoori chicken, very tasty, followed by lamb vindaloo, chicken, dal, and more. it all tasted great. the service was very good, friendly, and efficient. will return. highly recommend.

Thank BuddhistNYC
St. Petersburg, Florida
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Begun Palace is a Madison institution for tasty authentic Indian food. One always feels welcome, whether dining in or enjoyed take out. Extensive men and after going here for years, I've never been disappointed.

Thank cabonini
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The buffet was excellent as a newcomer to Indian, I could sample a lot. The service was great as was the food. I will definitely go back again and it wasn't too pricey.

Thank jzwindsor3
Short Hills, New Jersey, United States
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

It had been a while since my family last ate at Begum Palace but we were craving Indian food and we always enjoy Wednesday night buffet. Much to my surprise, we learned that it was under new ownership and we in fact knew the new owner, Sunny, whom we had met over the years at a couple of different restaurants... More 

Thank Brett L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 24
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-2369
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 973-660-9100
Begum Palace is located right on the border of madison & chatham in staples plaza...Begum Palace has been serving local community authentic food for last 20 years. as of January 2016 Begum Palace has been under new ownership & has gain good credit in the community by providing quality food & service we deepika & sunil would like to thank our patrons for their patronage.

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