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275 W State Rt 4, Paramus, NJ 07652-1235
+1 201-342-8868
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Airmont, New York
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Went to the lunch buffet with some friends at work. The sauce for the Tikka Masala was one of the worst I've had. It tasted like it was made by Chef Boyardee. The tandoori chicken was kind of dry. The buffet included mandarin chicken which was ok but weird to see at an Indian restaurant. No gulab jamun for dessert.... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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124 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great food and great service in the middle of shopping paradise off Route 4 in Paramus NJ. We ordered unusual appetizers like Lasuni Gobi (garlic cauliflower) and corn fritters. an unusual treat for an Indian restaurant. Followed by Kalongi Paneer (spice cottage cheese) Dum Aloo and chicken biryani. Yummm. All perfectly spiced. only criticism about the place is that it... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We ordered delivery on four different occasions. The food was nice and tasty. However, the quality of naan could be improved.

Thank Maxibon00
Secaucus, New Jersey
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We were looking to host a lunch event and visited many Indian restaurants in the vicinity. Mantra definitely stood out among them in all aspects, just a fantastic-positive experience from beginning to end. From the word go Sam (the manager) was very friendly, helpful and flexible for our event. Overall our event was a great success, we had 75+ people... More 

Thank Prasenjeet S
Wallingford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were very happy with our experience- great ambiance, great food and great service...would definitely recommend this restaurant, and will definitely be back soon!

Thank Carollyn M
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

food was good . starters excellent. ambience vey nice service good. staff very polite and courteous . would surely recommend this place which has such a lovely soothing decor and lovely place.

Thank dpkapad
Princeton, New Jersey
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534 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We love Indian restaurants, the safe haven for the vegetarians. Mantra distinguished itself far apart from the other Indian restaurants. It is a strong player among upscale restaurants in NJ/NYC area. An elegant dining area, soft jazz in the background, excellent service, and modern Indian cuisine. Yes, it is somehow different from the food we have eaten in India, which... More 

Thank EarlyRetirementAbroa
Clifton, New Jersey
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245 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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 would not hesitate to take clients there at any time of day. The music is... More 

Thank jbmathusek
Englewood, New Jersey
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
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
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117 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Indian, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?