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The Maharaja

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57 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4954
+1 617-547-2757
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11:30 - 23:00
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Medford, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed having dinner here with my date a couple of weeks ago. It's located on the 2nd floor of a building near the little square in Harvard with the lighted tree, so don't be confused like I was when you see a shop on the first floor! Upon entering, I though the ambiance was pretty neat, the thronelike... More 

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Thank Karen W
Bengaluru, India
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Guys, if you are in Harvard, please try this Indian restaurant. It is walkable distance from Harvard square. Their Buffet is a great and it is value for money. Great staff. Great ambiance.

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1 Thank VimalrajMothiravally
Burlington, Vermont
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner and ordered an appetizer and 3 main courses. All of the food was fantastic and the food was great. I highly recommend it.

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Thank Margaret C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had dinner at the Maharaja - excellent food and fantastic service. The portions were generous and the location of the restaurant was great.

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Thank ak5_13
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A really nice place for a casual dinner. The restaurant is run by very hard working people, including the boss who comes by to check on service/quality, and as regular traveler to India and having lived in Asia most of my life, the tastes come very close to the real deal in India. As always, working with local ingredients makes... More 

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Thank Willem C
Connecticut
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141 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Excellent spot for well-prepared Indian food in Harvard Square. The setting is fine - a bit lighter and more spacious than standard Indian restaurants. Decor is not wildly upscale, but neither are the prices. The service seemed extremely attentive, and the manager and chef went out of their way to help one of our party who has a very restricted... More 

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Thank DonInConnecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Very good Indian food. It was delicious and the selection was just great. Service was a little slow (therefor one point deducted)

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Thank Niklas W
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Really nice, waiter was attentive and friendly and prices were decent. I have a nut allergy and often find restaurants dont know what's in their food, but the waiter knew immediately that the dish I'd asked about, chicken tikka masala, was nut free. Refreshing! brilliant value, portions are huge and unlimited free poppadoms for the table. Recommended.

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Thank Mark A
Rochester, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We had a very satisfying late lunch - tandoori chicken and a lamb curry. Servings were generous, service was prompt. The chicken order was so large we took it back to our hotel and it was great cold for breakfast.

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Thank jlle
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Went there for lunch buffet during the week. Very tasty and a decent selection of vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes. The mattar paneer and saag dishes were very good. Very reasonable for the price and a tasty indian buffet (among several indian buffets I've had!)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4954
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-547-2757
Description
The Maharaja located in Cambridge, Massachusetts serves authentic Indian cuisine in a stunning setting, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking a beautiful park in bustling Harvard Square.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?