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275 W State Rt 4, Paramus, NJ 07652-1235
+1 201-342-8868
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
17:30 - 23:00All hours
Indian, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
275 W State Rt 4, Paramus, NJ 07652-1235
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Of all the variety of food I enjoy Indian is probably my favorite. Mantra has a good variety and their Lunch Buffet is exceptional. The flavors are rich and flavorful in their dishes, the wait staff is very attentive which I appreciate very much. I...More

Thank jbmathusek
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Positives: location, good menu spread, interiors and lighting, decent service standards Negatives: Way too mild and flavorless for truly Indian taste buds

Thank Manan_13
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Visited Mantra over the Easter weekend and they put on a first class buffet spread. Food was absolutely delicious and well worth the visit. Compliments to the chef and staff who provided excellent service.

Thank Ereggae
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Was thinking I would not return here as my previous visit was a disappointment as the entire staff that I was used to was no longer there. Everything that day was just horrible, including the food. I was in the area a couple of weeks...More

Thank Ereggae
Reviewed 26 January 2016

A fine dining (Indian Food) establishment in Paramus, NJ. Last week I happened to be in the New Jersey area on a Business Trip. My boss took me here for lunch and oh! Boy, I was not disappointed. By the way I went there on...More

Thank Bothell_Indian
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I have never been so disappointed or never ever thought someone could so wrong with simple India food & that too when you are representing your own country in another! I happened to go for lunch at Mantra during my recent visit to New Jersey...More

Thank Varunkhanna1975
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This place is fantastic. tried it on a groupon and was pleasantly surprised. The decor is wonderful and looks stylish and modern. Food was exquisite and service was outstanding with great attention to detail. Prices were very reasonable. They will certainly get my business again.

1  Thank EvilSandman
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We were immediately seated and felt very welcomed by the hostess. Drinks and appetizers were very good. Food was tasty and each dish had its own flavor(unlike many places, where all dishes are similar). Breads were hot and crispy. What more can you ask for?

Thank PJalan
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We received a Groupon for Mantra and I confess I was expecting a 'typical' Indian restaurant experience, especially with a restaurant located in a strip mall - but I am pleased to share that this visit delivered so much more! The setting is beautiful -...More

1  Thank DocRKS
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We invite food for the office from there. The food was very good but when I look at the website to go with the family, I saw that the prices are a bit high from what I use to in Indian resturant.

Thank pazitg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 W State Rt 4, Paramus, NJ 07652-1235
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Paramus
  • Phone Number: +1 201-342-8868
Mantra Restaurant is a premier destination spot for modern Indian cuisine. We cater to pallets of individuals who are accustomed to Indian cuisine as well as those who want to indulge and enjoy the nuevo, rich and exciting flavors that Indian food has to offer. The relaxed lounge atmosphere is a perfect venue to meet socially or professionally. The dining area offers the ideal setting to enjoy meals with friends and family. We take pride in preparing food with the highest quality ingredients and our chefs turn out delicious and suckling choices. Dining out at Mantra offers a true fine dining experience for everyone. Besides our premier location in Paramus, we now have a second location open in downtown Jersey City (Exchange Place). Come visit and devour the excellence and judge for yourself. This is our “Mantra”.
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