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275 W State Rt 4, Paramus, NJ 07652-1235
+1 201-342-8868
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“indian food” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
Indian, Asian, Fusion, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
275 W State Rt 4, Paramus, NJ 07652-1235
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Reviewed August 12, 2014

I am a fan of indian fare and was looking forward to this lunch. I was happy to see that the lunch would be a buffet, because I think a buffet is the optimal way to enjoy foods that you do not regularly consume. Now,...More

1  Thank Sterling S
Reviewed August 9, 2014

Mantra has been a family favorite for several years given it isn't your typical Indian curry house - it is "Contemporary Indian" served on modern dinnerware I wish they would make smaller as the dishes and bowls are huge for the serving size (which is...More

Thank Champers530
Reviewed May 31, 2014

Best buffet at a reasonable price. We have been coming here for years and never had a bad meal. Today's (5/31/14) was extra special as all my favorites were on the buffet. Curried goat was out of this world and literally fell off the bone....More

Thank Ereggae
Reviewed May 11, 2014

I went to Mantra multiple times and i really like the food. Buffet choice are good and price is decent.

Thank GG0420
Reviewed April 23, 2014

During our recent stay in the NJ area, we were trying to get to this place for dinner. The GPS directions were all crooked and god only knows where this place is located. However the worst part was that inspite of at least a dozen...More

Thank kjoshi50
Reviewed January 22, 2014

I went to the restaurant mainly because I was craving some Nan and it came up on OpenTable.com! I checked the reviews and restaurant website and saw that it was reasonable had meals that I ate, and reviews were great to excellent. I figured why...More

Thank beckyberry822
Reviewed January 7, 2014

We have been here often for their lunch specials and enjoy both the variety and quality of the spread.

Thank Nurhan B
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Had dinner that again two nights ago and was throouhgly impressed. The food, as usual, was excellent and despite the place being packed (including a private party in the main dining room), the service was terrific.

Thank U1286DTdavidg
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Went there with business associates for a networking party,a was pleasantly surprised.We were a little skeptical about the Indian food being served before we attended, but found out that evening just how good and tasty it is.The host and service stall were very accomadating and...More

Reviewed September 18, 2013

Food is very good. The chef knows his job well. But overall experience was average due to waiter. His name was Jose (quite rare Indian name ;-) and he was horrible!!!! Stay away from him!

Thank Traveler1977_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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