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Maharani - CLOSED

1122 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5505
+1 415-775-1988
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good13%
  • Average20%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible13%
6 Feb 2012
“Bad Experience”
10 Nov 2011
“Excellent curry”
Restaurant Hours Closed
££ - £££
1122 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5505
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 6 February 2012

The restaurant was not well maintained and the service was ok. The food was quite tasteless and bland.

Thank Rayan B
Reviewed 10 November 2011

Bought 2 for 1 vouchers from Facebook deals and they were so accomodating.the curry was so awesome.would definitely go back for such a delicious prawn curry and garlic naan.

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 27 February 2011

My husband and I dined at this restauarant on our honeymoon. Both being quiet well travelled and from Australia and Europe. We have both enjoyed a lot of Indian cuisine over the years. When checking into our Hotel in the city we noticed a voucher...More

2  Thank love2travel019
Reviewed 30 January 2011

This friend’s recommendation turned out to be the strangest restaurant experience during our entire trip to San Francisco. We love Indian food but this was very hit and miss and overpriced. Some dishes were bright red and looked as if they had come out of...More

1  Thank 92,075
Reviewed 20 November 2010

We had a great dinner here recently in the regular part of the restaurant. The atmosphere was average, but the food was superb. Everything tasted delicious and the prices were not unreasonable for the quantity & quality offered. Truly a fine place to enjoy authentic...More

Thank MarlynJ
Reviewed 29 July 2010

The fantasy room is pretty cute and romantic. The food is ok. A bit pricy, but the service is awesome. Worth the experience, but not necessarily worth a big detour.

Thank 2bfreeand2travel
Reviewed 21 April 2009

I am sure people who have written good reviews for this restaurant are either the restaurant staff itself or people who have no idea what indian food is! The food was not fresh, our food looked like it was cooked like a few days ago...More

1  Thank sfoguy1234
Reviewed 3 April 2009

Maharani has a reputation for being utterly romantic, and I can see why. We ate in the regular room, not the fabled Fantasy Room, but the "regular" part of the restaurant is decoratively and creatively painted. Service was great. One small portion of my dinner...More

Thank madriax
Reviewed 18 May 2008

I had the misfortune to eat (not dine) at the Maharani last night. My friends had booked the "Fantasy Room" for 7:00 PM on a Saturday. On arrival at 6:55 PM, we were shown to what only could be called a penalty box (waiting alcove),...More

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Carmichael, California
Reviewed 29 February 2008

The portions are a bit on the "gourmet side" for the price, but the taste is incredible. Nice, romantic atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1122 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5505
    (between Van Ness & Polk)
  • Public Transportation: BART: Civic Center stop Exit out onto UN Plaza and walk towards City Hall. From there (1 Carlton B. Goodlett Place - which becomes Polk as you go north), walk north seven blocks to find us. Buses: Golden Gate Transit — 70 Golden Gate Transit — 80 Muni — 38L Muni — 2, 3, 4 Muni — 19 Muni — 38 Muni — 47,49 Muni — 90
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-1988
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