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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tajmahalofboise.com/
  • Email: danish.ishaq@gmail.com
  • Phone: (208) 473-7200
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch:Monday - Friday:11:30 am to 2:30 pm,


    Saturday: 11:30:00AM - 2:00PM


    Dinner: Monday - Tuesday: 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm,


    Dinner:Wednesday - Saturday:5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian / Vegan
  • Executive Chef: Farha Ishaq
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We are so excited and honored to be a part of your spectacular celebration.
    You’ve got enough to worry about, so rather than add to your stress we’d like to alleviate it by working with you to make sure that all the bases are covered. We are committed to using the freshest ingredients and distinctive custom spice blends for your entree’s. Your order will be delivered on time, and served hot and fresh by our professional and friendly staff.
  • Private Party Facilities: Feel free to schedule your next event in our banquet room that can be adjusted to fit your needs. Family style dining, a 50 inch flat screen television and polite staff at your disposal.
  • Private Party Contact: Danish Ishaq (208) 841-9209
  • Entertainment: Sitar player and belly dancer periodically and available for your banquet rental needs.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Idaho
  • Public Transit: 8th and Idaho Bus Stop
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Park in the Capitol Terrace garage and walk in through the double doors on the second story, and get your first hour free. If you"re coming in after 6pm, downtown public street parking is free.
A word from Taj Mahal
Family style, made from scratch Indian and Pakistani cuisine. The Best in Boise and the Northwest. Everything is prepared by one chef. You can expect an extensive beer selection with micro-brews, IPA"s, Porters, and international favorite. Over 40 to choose from at any given day. You can expect food made from scratch to your liking, and entree's you won't find anywhere else. Expect spices to be cooked right when you order them, an extensive Vegan and Vegetarian selection. Expect a good time at an amazing location in the heart of Downtown Boise with an owner operated business. We have a lunch buffet everyday that allows for a quick lunch. If you're coming in for dinner, we hope you're not in a rush, our beers and wines are here for you to relax because the cost of home-style food is a bit longer wait time. The freshness and flavors of our dinner are meant to be savored and explored. We look forward to your visit! Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "There were only 2 others in the restaurant when my friends and I were seated. 15 minutes later, still no waitress. Finally ordered appetizer tray.Appetizer arrived, extremely overcooked, Asked waitress for plates and some chutneys, etc.. 10 minutes later, still no plates. Asked again. Another 5 minutes, nothing. I personally went to the buffet area and got the plates. Waitress was standing there texting. Told her I was not pleased at all. Only response, "sorry". If I didn't have guests, I would have left immediately without paying. She returned to ask about entree orders. Really wasn't too helpful in explaining anything. We guessed, and the food that did arrive was quite tasty. Not the heat level we ordered. Got mild wanted HOT,"
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "On the recommendations of some locals, we went to Taj Majal in Boise and were very glad that we did. The host and wait-staff were wonderful, kind, and helpful. The food they recommended was impeccable, and the entire dinner was delicious. My local friends were delighted to hear that I shared their enthusiasm for Taj Majal, and we will all be back soon."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "This is a great little restaurant. The owner is a funny and friendly guy, the food is fantastic, and the ambience of the restaurant is pleasant and authentic. My only minor complaint is the service was a tad slow when it came to filling our water glasses but this was a minor issue. Overall, I'd highly recommend this restaurant and if you like ethnic food you can't go wrong with the Taj Mahal."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "my cousin and I and our dates had a great time, a couple of us had never had Indian, it was great for a first time try and our service was good, would go again or recommend for anyone."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "The food is amazing. You can combine flavors that suit your palate and everything is authentic. The owners are so very charming and very engaged with their diners. Fantastic place! Great location. Close proximity to other downtown venues. Have dined here many times and will keep going!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "This was my first visit to this restaurant and it was a very pleasant experience. The food was fantastic and the owner was very kind, friendly, and accommodating. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "The service was extremely slow it took around an hour to get our food. The food was decent, but not worth the wait."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "The food at this restaurant exceeded our expectations. We have always walked by it and wanted to try it and now we are kicking ourselves for not going there earlier. The dishes we ordered were delicious. We will be back again very soon."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "As this was our first Indian restaurant in Boise we had high expectations. We booked at the Taj Mahal because they were offering 1000 Open Table points. Upon arrival the restaurant was empty except for one table. They sat us right next to the TV which was loud due to the fact that the one table in the restaurant was watching it. We asked to be moved which they accommodated, however, the TV was loud in general and distracting The food was OK. The Tikka Masala was bland and spice less. I'm accustom to it being spicy but it wasn't even mild it was bland. Not sure we'll try this place out again unless I hear things have changed."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "The owner just took such good care of us. We felt special and all the kids (17-18 y.o.) all enjoyed the atmosphere and the food!"
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "I couldn't wait to get back to try something new. Our Samosas were perfectly done. Truly beautiful and delicious. The sauces were enjoyable too. I don't remember the name of our main dish but it was really good. The dishes of the other guests looked and smelled fantastic!"
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "Food was really tasty and the ambiance was good..."
    Dined on 10/16/2013
  • "Visited for the first time on 10-14-13 for my birthday dinner. We a party of 6. There were only a few other guests in the restaurant. The waitress was horrible. Since nobody had ever been there we had some questions about the food and she wasnt the least bit interested in answering them. The online menu prices are completely different the the menus we were given. The menus we were given were a $4-$5 price increase than online. No joke it took 1 1/2 hours to get our food! After about 45 minutes of waiting we started asking what was taking so long. Our waitress just kept saying it was coming. FINALLY our food came and only then did the owner came over and explained they had alot of to-go orders. That's all of an apology we were given."
    Dined on 10/14/2013