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Taj of India

2809 M Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20007
+1 202-965-4266
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“naans” (16 reviews)
“lamb biryani” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2809 M Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20007
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

authentic Indian food, if you ask for really spicy, you get it, well seasoned and tasty. Attentive and friendly personnel!

Thank FranzVienna111
Reviewed 1 week ago

We skipped the buffet as it seemed on the skimpy side. It was a good thing we did as the Taj has nuts in a lot more dishes than you would expect. For example, I ordered the chicken tikka masala, which was delicious, BUT it...More

Thank kimmer1966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate at the Taj of India on a recent trip to Washington DC. The food was good and tghe prices were reasonable.

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...but the surly waiter was not okay. Flavors were fine, nothing special, but the grease quotient was too much.

Thank pickling
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I have been to this restaurant many times and I always get the Lamb Korma. It is truly to die for! The rice and naan is great as well. The location is right in Georgetown, just over the border from Foggy Bottom.

Thank garrettryangibson
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We stay across the street and order delivered Indian food which is brought to our suite for small receptions. Mia, the GM, personally delivers it and all of our guest look forward to our once a year Indian treat. It turns out I had a...More

Thank EdStory
Reviewed 15 April 2017

It was not bad but not amazing either. The restaurant was quite small. I went during lunch and there was a buffet, which was at the side of the bar. Only about 5 dishes were present including dessert. The food wasn't bad, the chicken was...More

Thank Simra A
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We've been here twice - and we can't think why we went the second time. The food has been equally bad on both occassions - consistency is the forte here.

Thank Dipraj N
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Very poor Indian restaurant, unauthentic dishes cooked in an unhygienic environment. From the moment we sat down at the table covered with dirty and stained linen I did fear the worst from this establishment. The food ranged form the completely bland to the ludicrously spicy,...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We typically come here for lunch and occasionally for dinner. We had the buffet for dinner the first time and while the food was good it doesn't beat our regular choice of lamb curry and dahlia soup. The food is fresh and well prepared, and...More

Thank Rudy B
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Response from DavidBMIA | Reviewed this property |
Casual atmosphere. Jeans would not be a problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2809 M Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20007
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom Metro
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Georgetown
  • Neighbourhood: Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-965-4266
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