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Maharaja Cuisine of India

4542 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4111
+1 206-935-9443
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“naan” (4 reviews)
“west seattle” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4542 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Consistent food and great bar in the back, make this a neighborhood gem. Service is efficient and their food is great delivered if so desired. Love the Saag Paneer, Papadum, and Tandoori Chicken. Generous lunch buffet (daily I think?)

Thank 167lillet
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I wish the food was more consistent here. We need a good Indian restaurant in West Seattle. This one will do if you have a hankering, but it is rather spotty on quality and service. Back bar is a fun local spot.

Thank KL_Hedberg
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed my dinner! The paneer tikka masala was excellent 😊 I asked for it to be extra spicy, but they did not come through with the spice. I still really enjoyed the dish. My date had the lamb...More

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is a really great buffet tucked into West Seattle's "downtown" area on California Ave. Their Butter chicken and Tandoori Chicken are excellent - as at the many other dishes. The mint sauce is very tasty and goes well as a dipping sauce for the...More

Thank caribcruiser2015
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Fun late night place to meet friends in WS. Nice basic beer selection. And you can get a stiff drink too. Service is good. Food service runs late and is really good!

Thank r b
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The food here is very good, we eat here regularly, and if you are looking for bar drinks this is the place.

Thank loridV7773RR
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I fell in love with Indian food while living in London, but have been reluctant to try it here. My brother and I were looking for something different, a local publican recommended the Maharaja and are we glad we stopped in. We ate in the...More

Thank drpepperi
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Comfortable inside setting, but we ate outside during the West Seattle Street Fair. The restaurant was busy and limited outside seating (only during street fair) so we waited for about 25 minutes for a table. Food service was relatively quick based on the number of...More

Thank Rainier66
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The food on the buffet was hot. However, there were not many vegetables. This surprised me. The curried goat was wonderful.. Everything else was very average food wise. The servers were amazing. Glasses were constantly kept filled. Dirty dishes were whisked away. They were helpful...More

Thank homeless-dancer
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent - I had shrimp biryani & my husband lamb vindaloo. Quite spicy - he ordered medium & was wiping sweat off him. Waiter was attentive & friendly. Drinks were potent :)

Thank mzblueiz
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
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Open Hours
2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4542 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4111
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-935-9443
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