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Restaurante Maharaja

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Rua do Cardal de Sao Jose 21-23, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 346 9300
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

A must visit restaurant if you ❤️ Indian food. Good service, great food, friendly personnel. The personnel were very friendly and helpful. They were fast at coming with the traditional Indian "bread/Big Chips" with sweets and spices. They recommended us bear together with the food and let us try it before ordering. We got the food fast and it was... More 

Thank Kim H
Belmont, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

My daughter and I had an opportunity to eat at this restaurant and I was extremely happy with their service and food. I would recommend this restaurant to all my friends.

Thank Dilip P
Wachtberg, Germany
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Went there for dinner. The restaurant is a bit difficult to find as it sits in one of the little streets in the surroundings of the portuguese "Champs Elysées", the Ave. Liberadade. No obvious sign so when you have the address, look where it is.... So we found a small restaurant with attentive personnel and very tasty, not too spicy... More 

Thank Autumn2010_11
Copenhagen, Denmark
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

A real little Indian gem close to Rossio, but well hidden. The food were authentic Indian - spicy and very tasty. Very nice atmosphere and friendly waiters. Unless you're very familiar with Indian food bring a cell phone to google the menu card, as no English version is provided.

Thank Maria S
Amadora, Portugal
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83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

We went to lunch on a Sunday and we had the restaurant only for us. We chose onion bhaji and garlic naan to start. The naan is very good and not crispy as usual. Main dishes were chicken and butter balchao. Both very well made. The Butter chicken eaten in other restaurants and always ended up being greasy, which did... More 

Thank Rita G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

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Thank Joaquim H
Fort Worth, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

Good food, well priced, good location and friendly service. We enjoyed the spiciness of the food and the drinks were of good value.

Thank hygeia13
Lisbon, Portugal
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Hidden from plain view, this little gem hides between the streets of old Lisbon. With a cosy and picturesque feel, you seem to enter India. The scent, the light and decor all point to it. The waiter is very thoughtful and service is good. The food is good also but could be better. We've eaten the Crab Curry - mostly... More 

1 Thank RiccardoVercesi
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013

You will not walk past this but well worth seeking out. Family restaurant built up by word of mouth.From Avenida Metro, up Rua das Pretas, first left, first right and first left. Excellent food and service. Good for Vegetarians as well. 10 / 10 the best meal and experience we had in Lisbon.

Thank benjchach
Hannover, Germany
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

The restaurant is hidden between narrow streets and can be easily overseen if passing by too qick. The menu is elaborate and offers delicious choices of indian food. The quality of the dishes was good, but the taste was quite dull. Maybe it had something to with my decision to have it mildly spiced upon the waiters' request, but still... More 

1 Thank Johan W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Cardal de Sao Jose 21-23, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 9300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?