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Le Maharajah

#1,767 of 14,216 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Odeon / Saint-Michel
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72 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 26 07
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:30
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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222 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Generally, we liked our meal. The currys were tasty, the decor and ambiance were nice, but the price was a little too high, especially since the nan and rice had to be ordered separately (and the nan was just one round). The mango lassi was very good.

Thank Pravin L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Our experience at Le Maharajah was fantastic. This place deserves a review that too a good one almost after a year of our visit to Paris as I can still recall the tasty Indian food I had there.

Thank Ankita S
About Restaurant's Favourite Review
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all really. The food was great, really delicious but the service was terrible I was kept waiting for 5-10 minutes on a couple of occasions even after the waiter and/or waitress had acknowledged that I was waiting. If the food wasn't so good I'd have rated it 1 star.

Thank ElCalvados
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Le mahrajah resturant is actually overrated and i would rate it as a middle class reaturant, the seats are not comfortable for having dinner or lunch and in terms of food i didnt like the taste since there is nothing special and the baryani tastes like chinese rice however the veg sambosa was better than the main course.

Thank bader A
Beirut, Lebanon
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Super place There is a big variety of indian dishes, although not realy authentic, europeanized ( Its normal, u need to accomodate to the tastes) the food is good, and plenty. Tastes nice, not spicy. One thing though that was a glitch, the food needed to be a bit more hot. It was warm. Did not make a fuss cause... More 

Thank YorgoT
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Booked last minute via TripAdvisor and received a discount. Restaurant was quite quiet. Service was fine. Food was tasty but not very hot at all. Food was reheated upon request. Pistachio dessert and Nutella nan were delicious. Overall, tasty food and great discount.

Thank vodlet
Putrajaya, Malaysia
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182 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We frequented this place twice during our stay in Paris. Firstly because it's close by to our hotel. Secondly the food was simply good and tasty. Aplenty of choice with reasonable price too for such a restaurant with elaborated decor to give one an authentic feel of an Indian Restaurant. The staff were friendly and accommodative too. Perfect for even... More 

Thank lynd_anwar
Turku, Finland
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146 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed good dinner with traditional Indian dishes. Friendly, professional and quick service. Nice decoration and convenient location. Easy to find and wide menu to choose from.

Thank SakiJR
Catania, Italy
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43 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The restaurant is very well decorated and maintained. The staff is very friendly and food is really delicious. The restaurant is also very near to metro station 10 - Maubert - Mutualité, say 100 meters, which is advantageous for the tourists like us. We ordered in a starter ´Murg Tikka´ which was very less in quantity but really good in... More 

Thank Nikit_Deshmukh
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Visited for the first time last night with a friend, and this place did not disapppoint! From the start, the service was very attentive and the atmosphere was bright and colorful. My friend ordered the Makhani Tikka while I had the Rogan Gosht. Both dishes had such rich, deep flavors. For dessert, we tried the Gulab Jambu and were pleasantly... More 

Thank Giselle L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 26 07
Le Maharajah restaurant in the heart of Paris’ Left Bank proudly claims its place as the first Indian restaurant in the capital, and it’s still delighting clients from all over town. The atmosphere is magical, exotic. With spotlit alcoves for Indian portraits, hand-carved chairs, pink table linens, and everywhere the heightened décor, colours and aromas of the subcontinent, Le Maharajah brings India to France. The menu focuses on North Indian cuisine: the specialty of the house is lamb curry with aubergines which you should have with the cheese naans. Well-chosen wines and careful service make this a local favourite.

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