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Royal Taj

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8335 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
+1 410-381-1111
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 15:00
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Baltimore, United States
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have wanted to try Indian food so thought a buffet would be a good way to try many different items. This restaurant had many different options including vegetarian items. The interior of the restaurant is beautiful and the service exemplary! I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Stacey R
Washington DC
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107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took my family to this beautiful restaurant yesterday and we truly loved everything about it!!! Binda was the most unbelievable host I have ever encountered and I thank him so very much for his warm and caring hospitality throughout our entire dinner. Royal Taj provided a most lovely venue for a beautiful family gathering with amazing food and hospitality.... More 

Thank laffinalot
Concord, North Carolina
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118 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Trust me, I was kicking and screaming, "I don't do Indian...the smell of curry is a nightmare for me!" but my project team was going and out of respect for them I trailed behind. So, we get to the venue, and instantly, you could see the time and expense to create an extraordinary dining experience! There is amazing detail, eye... More 

Thank Shaynes704
College Park, Maryland
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been many times to buffet in their former location and loved it and they've done even better at new location. If you love Indian food, and especially if you are a fan of the midday buffet, this is the place. Buffet has wide variety of regional "Indian" selections including vegetarian options and non-vegetarian options. Buffet varies daily in selection but... More 

Thank Engine99
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Indian food very nice beautiful setting excellent service very friendly worth the trip awesome food

Thank Craig H
Accra, Ghana
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Royal Taj's opulence, indian delicacies, attentive service&ambience banished away all winter blues!!

Thank Eyama E
Beltsville, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still the best, and the top spot on TripAdvisor is well-deserved. Best in service, very professional and courteous and really appreciates their customers. The owner is the face of this company and it's always awesome seeing him here and not just entertain guests but also works harder than anyone else he employs! The food is amazing, I have taken many... More 

Thank Elle L
Seekonk, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I gave Royal Taj a four-star rating because they do the little things right. I went here on a business lunch. The person I was meeting really likes the lunch buffet here. Let me get the food out the way first. The food was bland. I have had much better. The vegetarian food was much better the meat dishes. The... More 

Thank Samual0418
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Indian lunch buffet in Columbia. That may sound unimpressive, but there are almost half a dozen Indian food restaurants within a 5 mile radius. This is the top by far.

Thank Kevin-Erika
Edgewater, MD
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Royal Taj is an exceptional dining experience. It is a beautiful restaurant. Binda Singh always provides a warm welcome to guests and his staff are gracious and friendly. The food is outstanding. There are so many wonderful vegetarian and vegan choices. Start with a delicious Mango Lassi. I highly recommend the Dal Makhani, the Vegetable Pakoras, the Vegetable Samosas, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?