We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


139 Zan Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901-2858
+1 434-973-1110
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“saag” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
139 Zan Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901-2858
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (61)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a multitude of choices for dinner. Vegetarian, Chicken, Lamb, and Beef. And each can be prepared anywhere from mild to Indian hot. A good choice for those who haven't experienced Indian food and also, for those who have

Thank RetiredBoomer2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried dinner here, though we have been in the habit of going more often to Milan. Food tonight was excellent, lamb saag very high quality and tasty, and the baingan bharta and Aloo Gobi also were very tasty and well prepared. The place was almost...More

Thank informedtripper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I lived in Charlottesville for 23 years, and only had Maharaja a hand full of times, but now when I go back for multiple days to visit family, I find myself ordering it for delivery through grubhub. It's the best delivery Indian food I've had...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a very good indian restaurant. The food is pretty tasty and well cooked. It's a little bit of India in the middle of Charlottesville.

Thank hfgolino
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Lots of mixed reviews on this place. We had a very good experience. There is a coupon for $8 off dinner on their web site. We ordered the mixed appetizer for two. It had a nice selection. The butter chicken was the best that I...More

Thank 64Jag
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Went for dinner a couple of nights before Thanksgiving. Restaurant was empty--only 3 or 4 tables occupied. The food was pretty much what one gets in a neighborhood Indian restaurant and the service was very good. Portions were relatively large so there were plenty of...More

Thank peter t
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I am trying to understand Jeff's "Avoid it" review. The manager said Sundays many families come in so maybe that could get a little noisy. We were there at noon on Monday and it was very quiet - no loud music. This was our first...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is the second time that we visited Maharaja while on a vacation trip. The restaurant is on a court OFF of Zan Road. Leaving US29, go onto Zan Road and it's the first court on the left. The restaurant is on the left. They...More

Thank Lertjr
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The buffet was mediocre in every regard. The clientele and their kids,were noisy and ill- mannered. Price? Too dear, undeserved. Go to Milan across the street.

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Went to Maharaj as it was convenient to the Hampton Hotel I was staying at, just walked over and was greeted by great cooking smells and attentive staff. Was there only at dinner time but I saw they had a luncheon buffet. The food was...More

Thank John K
Nearby Restaurants
Burtons Grill
377 reviews
.14 km away
Milan Indian Cuisine
221 reviews
.59 km away
Duck Donuts
109 reviews
.37 km away
Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar
298 reviews
.37 km away
Nearby Attractions
University of Virginia
1,002 reviews
1.97 km away
John Paul Jones Arena
31 reviews
2.59 km away
The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia
48 reviews
3.13 km away
31 reviews
.28 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Maharaja staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Zan Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901-2858
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-973-1110
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing