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Begum Palace

300 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-2369
+1 973-660-9100
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
300 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-2369
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is time time to return 👍👍👍 It is now far superior to what it was in its glory days before the death of the original owner. Outstanding food in appropriate to large sizes. A caring hostess and a staff that appears to be the...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had lunch here twice in a week, while on a business trip. Buffet was really nice, lovely dishes, it gets busy during lunch, luckily we were there early. Only problem is that I eat too much every time. Order the Mango yoghurt drink, it's amazing...More

Thank Moniek H
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The food here is top notch. So is the owner. They are very welcoming people who take the time to get to know all o the customers and they deliver some fantastic food. I never get sick of this place. Do yourself a favor and...More

Thank Charles4564
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Stopped in and was pleasantly surprised! Great food selection and everyone was so nice. You can select from the buffet or order off menu. Some of the best Indian food I have had. Staff is there to please. Don't pass this place up, as we...More

Thank mmfred
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Extremely friendly and hard-working staff, combined with fantastic and flavorful food, makes Begum a can't-miss spot for Indian food. The buffet is awesome for $12 -- great array of veggies, salad, samosa, soup, meats, rice, etc -- and fills you up for the entire day....More

Thank osound
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have been eating at Begum for many years, but I needed to update my review to note the changes to their menu and that the food is even better: more consistent, lean, flavorful and better managed in terms of spice level (mild, spicy, medium)....More

Thank claudiah647
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My first observation was that the manager went out of his way to be friendly, greeted us with a broad smile and made us feel welcome. The decor was attractive in an understated way. We dined at Begum Palace on a Wed, at which time...More

Thank MySiska4
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have been here twice - once when Sunil was on his day off and the other time more recently when he was at the restaurant. The experience was completely different. Sunil engages with his guests and makes sure you enjoy yourself while having some...More

Thank eguy_1972
Reviewed 15 October 2016

we enjoyed a wonderful dinner this evening at this great little Indian restaurant. we had a mixed starter, tandoori chicken, very tasty, followed by lamb vindaloo, chicken, dal, and more. it all tasted great. the service was very good, friendly, and efficient. will return. highly...More

Thank BuddhistNYC
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Begun Palace is a Madison institution for tasty authentic Indian food. One always feels welcome, whether dining in or enjoyed take out. Extensive men and after going here for years, I've never been disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-2369
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 973-660-9100
  • E-mail
Begum Palace is located right on the border of madison & chatham in staples plaza...Begum Palace has been serving local community authentic food for last 20 years. as of January 2016 Begum Palace has been under new ownership & has gain good credit in the community by providing quality food & service we deepika & sunil would like to thank our patrons for their patronage.