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Bunny Buny
· February 17, 2018
This place has great ambiance and service is good but the food is good but I am giving 2 rating becoz of the Biriyani , it sucks it’s chicken rice not a Biriyani and I am not saying just like that eve...n I am a chef by passion i went to culinary school in India and did my intern in Novatel so I request the management pls give the true authentic Indian food don’t just give so shit like this when we are paying so much

Sorry if I hurt you but as a indian guy I am giving this suggestion
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Michael 'n Steve Shockley
· January 16, 2018
One word, phenomenal! Best Indian dining we have ever expierenced! We live 2.5 hours away and will be taking repeated trips to the area juat to eat there!!!! Thank you for the great service you gave a...fter we had a long day preparing and traveling which caused us to arrive in the area late. We wanted a nice meal and were concerned we would not find anything at 9:15 on a sumday night. We were still welcomed and treated just like one would expect to be treated when the doors first opened for the day! See More
Antoinette-Toni Williams
· March 18, 2018
2nd time! First time was a weekday, it was crowded but we were greeted and seated shortly after arriving. Service, and food were beyond superb! Went again last night, service was pretty standard yeste...rday! It was late, idk, and a weekend! If yesterday were my 1st time I wouldn't have been that excited to come back. I will still come back and try the lunch buffet...and hope service will be as good as the 1st visit See More
Paul H. Moon
· October 20, 2017
This is the best Indian restaurant in the area in terms of food and customer service. Two years ago, I brought about 12 other people in celebration of my friend's life who had passed away in college. ...The owner/and or manager (His name is Bendah but not sure if I spelled it right) gave us all free dessert. Today I came back for my birthday and he gave me a free bottle of wine.

Every time I come here, I feel welcomed to the point where I feel like family. Make sure to rip the staff generously because hey deserve it! Thanks for many years of great food and service!
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Terri Spriggs
· November 15, 2017
At the moment you’re greeted at the door by the amazingly hospitable owner, you’re also met with the delectable aroma of the most delicious food you’ll likely have in a very long time. Actually, “deli...cious” doesn’t do the food justice. You just have to try it. Experience all that’s great about the Royal Taj and you too will wish you could eat more! See More
Scott Cocherell
· March 14, 2018
Fantastic food and great service, very friendly and accommodating staff, food is authentic and spectacular, bursting with flavor, lots of choices on buffet.
Crishana Patterson Loritsch
· January 20, 2018
Met our family for lunch and it was fantastic! Excellent food and selection of dishes on the buffet were numerous. The coconut water mojito was a lovely surprise favorite. Wait staff was friendly and ...attentive. See More
Devin Humburg
· September 29, 2017
Best Indian food I've ever had, and I can honestly say it's one of the best restaurants that I've ever been to in my life. The owner is absolutely fantastic and remembers all of his regulars and opens... the door for everybody before greeting them with a huge handshake and smile (which turns into a hug after you've been there enough). My girlfriend and I used to go all the time two or three years ago, and the owner was there to greet us with a handshake/hug and smile every time. He'd somehow remember our names and even what we do for a living, even though he has hundreds of customers every day. The fact I've spent the entire review this far talking about the owner says a lot about the service of this place.

As others have mentioned, the atmosphere is insanely nice and can make you feel under dressed. Normally a restaurant this nice would be somewhat I intimidating, and not something we'd just go to casually. But because of the owner and his hospitality we always felt welcomed. I'd get off work at Starbucks at 8-9, absolutely covered in milk and syrup and all gross looking from a long shift, and we still felt comfortable going in there to get a meal. You'd see a lot of regulars dressing casually while people new to the place were dressed to the nines. So yeah, don't feel intimidated, the place is very welcoming.

The food is absolutely fantastic. The lamb bhuna I used to get there is some of the best food I've ever put into my face, and I still miss it to this day. Everything this place makes is gold, though. I always stuck with my usual but my girlfriend got different things often and neither of us thought that anything she got there was anything but fantastic.

Seriously though, this place is one of a kind. If you've been thinking about going and haven't gotten around to doing so yet, do yourself a favor and make a trip there as soon as possible.
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Eric Jansen
· September 23, 2017
Five weeks ago a friend brought me to the Royal Taj and I went reluctantly because of a past experience at a similar restaurant four years ago. I've now been to the Royal Taj on my own three times in... five weeks bringing groups of my friends that want an unbelievable dining experience. This place is absolutely amazing!! The host/owner Binda personally greets you as you enter (even first-time visitors) and remembers you after only two or more visits. The staff is amazing and the food is even better! I've now taken my wife here for our anniversary dinner, I've taken my closest friends and I've taken business associates. I cannot give enough positive praise about the Royal Taj!! From the lamb korma to the chicken tikka to the lobster vindaloo...this place will not disappoint. A must for people who want the best of the best in dining experiences! See More
Emily Sachek
· October 9, 2017
We ate there last night, and this was probably one of my top ten dining experiences. The food was excellent--definitely one of the best Indian meals I've had. But the service was superb. The staff ...was friendly and efficient and we were never lacking any thing. The manager/owner visited the table once to ask us how everything was and then he ran out door after us to thank us for coming while we were in the parking lot! And the interior is beautiful. I would highly recommend this place to everyone! See More
Keith Yarbrough
· September 20, 2017
Royal Taj is beyond compare to *any* Indian restaurant you've ever been to, guaranteed. Incredible and attentive service. They take the time to not only welcome newcomers, but also recognize and celeb...rate regulars. And the food is absolutely amazing. If you've been wanting to try Indian food for the first time, or just looking to challenge your current favorite restaurant, I'd highly recommend Royal Taj. Treat your pallet to a wide selection of delicious flavors and textures during their buffet lunch — you won't regret it! See More
Vipasha Dhaka
· January 21, 2018
One of the best places for Indian food. I have been here more than 15 times and have never been disappointed with the food. The quality of food, the spread and the taste has been consistent and close reminding you of home. And not to mention the welcome gesture by their team �� See More
Deyanira Burdick
· January 11, 2018
We enjoyed dinner tonight, food was excellent and service outstanding! We appreciate the fine gentleman in charge who offered us the best table in the house ��
Lou Lucas
· October 30, 2017
Very nice restaurant. I've eaten here 3 times now, and had the buffet for the 1st time Sunday. Food was fresh, and, even though it was a buffet, service was great. Not to mention the place is always spotless!
Kimberly A. Byers
· April 9, 2018
If you’re looking for phenomenal food and superior customer service, this is the place to dine in Columbia, Md. You will be treated royally!
Mike Anduz
· October 21, 2017
Not a family friendly restaurant at all. My wife and I recently tried to go there with our 13 and 11 year old children and were told that the wait was anywhere from 20 to 45 minutes, maybe even longe...r. When we asked why the wait was so long despite there being a couple of unoccupied tables, we were told that there were a few tables that were set aside for families with children and none of those were currently available. No children were sitting at any of those tables so good luck trying to get a table there if you have children. After people that arrived after us were seated and waiting for 25 minutes, we left and went to Spice N Curry down the street. The food is just as good and a lot cheaper. See More
Tene Kndra
· April 7, 2018
Had a great experience at Royal Taj! Extremely friendly staff and very attentive throughout the whole meal even on a busy Saturday evening. Food was delicious.
Michael Holt
· October 1, 2017
Raj Palace always welcomes and make us feel like we are family/special. The food is always awesome and tasty! This is the place to go for great food and good times. Next time I need to try and save for dessert. See More
Steph Anie
· April 19, 2018
Royal Taj is absolute LOVE when it comes to the buffet. Everything is fresh and delicious. If you aren’t sure about Indian cuisine this is a good place to dive in and try it. No disappointments.
Nikki Phillips Waters
· November 4, 2017
Enjoyed a delicious lunch buffet! So many options and each dish was super tasty. Definitely the best! Excellent staff and superior service.

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