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Taj Mahal

#447 of 2,187 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
The Glebe / Dow's Lake
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925 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3W5, Canada
+1 613-234-1280
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Today
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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122 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely loved the ambience. It's like stepping in Taj Mahal, India. Papadum starter was a surprise. Each dish comes in a small metal bowl with naan at an extra cost. Rice is not listed on the menu but you can still order it. Portions of the rice is huge. Two orders of rice fed three of us and still have... More 

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New Brunswick
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108 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom was in a nearby care facility and decided that she wanted butter chicken for lunch so off I went in search of an Indian restaurant take out. Service was prompt and the food was good. Mom was kind enough to share some with me :)

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Thank FBP60
Ottawa, Canada
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

After reading some negative reviews I got quite worried that this elegant little Indian restaurant might have fallen off it's game. There are other Indian Restaurants in the Glebe, but, I like this one for the décor. But, I had friends in town and they wanted Indian food, so I gave our local favourite a try. We had a good... More 

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Ville Platte, Louisiana
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Ugh!!! What a horrible restaurant. Nothing India about it. We visited Ottawa/Montreal/Quebec city and tried several restaurants including Indian food. But this place? I feel nauseating even thinking about it. Ordered chicken biryani and what we got was rice and chicken sautéed on lots of ghee topped with some raisins.we were furious and walked out of the restaurant just paying... More 

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Thank ppathy
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Went in on a quiet week night looking to have a bowel of soul and salads. We were told we couldn't just order this. We got up and left. They were rude in their approach and offered no discussion. Needless to say we won't go back. Went next door to the The Rowan and they were extremely happy to see... More 

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Thank Missy5161
Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

This is one of the best Indian restaurants in Ottawa. Good meats and you can choose how spicy food you want. The only drawback is the shortage of parking space.

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Thank Marek Z
Ottawa, Canada
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98 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

The service was ok but a bit slow (we had to get our water ourselves), most buffet dishes were already almost empty at 12:45 and were not replenished although the restaurant only clses at 14:00; fortunately the server brought us 3 dishes at the table to compensate for the lack of food in the buffet. The nan was fresh and... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

We stumbled across this Indian restaurant by accident whilst looking for another restaurant on trip advisor. We decided to give it ago despite it being a taxi ride away. We weren't disappointed. The food was just excellent, as was the service. We arrived and were given a few minutes to settle in before being approached for our drinks order and... More 

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Georgetown, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

We took my daughter on a Sunday night in chilly February. Received a warm welcome. The food was delicious, the menu varied and extensive. The price was a little higher than we are used to for Indian food, but we are spoiled as we live near Brampton, Ontario :-). The waiters were super friendly and we had a fabulous time.... More 

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Thank CultureFanGirl
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner for two. Lovely atmosphere, great service, and delicious food. We had the tandoori chicken, vegetable curry, basmati, naan, Rhaita and rasmali to finish it off!! Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighbourhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-234-1280

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