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Maharani India Restaurant

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9583 Elk Grove Florin Rd, Elk Grove, CA 95624-1803
+1 916-686-6277
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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Elk Grove, California
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elk Grove, CA. is fortunate to have a variety of restaurants. Unfortunately, many of us don't recognize a diamond in the rough when we see it. Maharani India Restaurant is one of them. I've only been here during the lunch buffet. I believe that there is a Dinner buffet special for two as well. If you live in Elk Grove... More 

Thank Acapella48
Lima, Ohio
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101 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Where do I start? The service was bad. Once I was seated I waited 15 minutes for anyone to approach me. This was during a Saturday night with only 3 other tables in the restaurant. The food was bland. Indian cuisine is supposed to be powerful and coat your mouth with spices. This was not it, even the rice tasted... More 

Thank aaron m
Escalon, California
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130 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

First time experience with Indian food. Stopped in for lunch and had their buffet. Lots of choices for sampling. All were fresh, hot, and very tasty! Price on the buffet was great to. Restaurant clean, service friendly. Would certainly stop in again on another trip through Elk Grove.

Elk Grove, California
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128 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I took my family here for their lunch buffet. The price was really good and they had quite a nice selection of dishes. Many were spicy but not so much that you couldn't taste anything. My daughter loved the butter chicken with naan. I liked the mixed veggies and yellow curry with chicken. The sauces provided were tasty, especially the... More 

Thank chickabeegrrl
Elk Grove, California, United States
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Having sampled some of the other Indian fare in Sacramento, I expected the same average fare when I first went into Maharani. Let me tell you, this food blows all the other Sacramento Indian restaurants away; and the service is very good as well! Their best dish is the Lamb curry it's to DIE FOR!!! it is very tasty, and... More 

Thank Jeremiah P
Oceanside, California
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328 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Decided to try Maharani since it was in our discount book. Very happy we did. Located in old Elk Grove in probably was once a fast food restaurant. Owners (looks like one hard working family) have created a very nice interior. I had a great chicken tandoori and my wife had a lamb curry dish. We asked for mild seasoning... More 

Thank LodiWineBob
Sacramento, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We used to visit this restaurant when it was located on Broadway in Sacramento. The food is just excellent -- I don't like hot spicy food so I always request mild spices. My sister enjoys spicier food, so she goes for the stronger level of spices. Their chicken tandoori is to die for. The sweet lassi is a very light... More 

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Sacramento, California
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is quaint and has a family atmosphere. Its dishes are fabulous and varied. The service is always friendly and attentive. Try their tandori chicken and any of their curries. Great place

Thank Pichungo
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2015

They have a buffet for lunch, & provide only menu options for dinner. The beat thing I've had there is their butter chicken. It is far superior to other places. I had a restaurant I loved that made it, & I happened to come to Maharani's and I haven't gone back to the other place since. Their garlic naan is... More 

Thank ChaynaMahood
Elk Grove, California
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

Ok, so I despise buffet lines as a concept. Fine dining is about taste & Smell & presentation and plating. At a buffet line, it's about building a mountain on your plate and sticking your flag on top. With that said, this is one of the best Indian buffets I've had. It's pricy at $10.00 no drink but they make... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9583 Elk Grove Florin Rd, Elk Grove, CA 95624-1803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Elk Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 916-686-6277
916-686-6277, no web page associated

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