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2077, rue Stanley, H3A 1R7

Montreal ⋅ Downtown

(514) 845-9015 Email

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Known as a Montreal institution, Le Taj has been deeply entrenched in the downtown core for over 3 decades.

The decor at Le Taj represents a true synthesis of the complex, the colourful, the simple and the elegant. Carefully curated with handmade wooden carvings from the early 18th century, juxtaposed with the 12-foot mud wall adorning the backdrop of the dining room - which was in fact the central installation from the Indian Pavilion at Expo ‘67 - the decor often leaves our guests speechless while maintaining a certain feeling of warmth that mirrors the cuisine. At the rear end of the restaurant, our tandoor (traditional clay oven) is visible through a glass wall, leaving guests with a window into the world of our chefs, who can be seen cooking tandoori delicacies from fresh naan to our signature tandoori chicken.

Owner, Vinod Kapoor, opened the restaurant in 1985, with the idea of creating a space where Indian food could be devoured within the respected setting it deserved: white table clothes, fine wine and a decor that highlights the rich cultural and artistic history of his native India. Having previously been a collector and dealer of Indian art and antiques, his keen eye for interesting pieces has made its impression on the ambiance of the restaurant, where most of the artwork is one of a kind (including a piece from the Indian Pavilion at Expo ’67!).

It is with this same passion that Mr. Kapoor, who can still be seen buzzing around the dining room on a busy night, continues to maintain the high quality and exceptional service to old and new clients alike. Over the years, Le Taj has become a staple for many Montrealers and international clients, with a number of patrons having grown up dining with us and coming back over time with families of their own. In that respect, our own family of dedicated staff members - many of whom have been with us since the very beginning - are in large part how we have built our reputation of excellence for over 30 years. With a large number of our regular patrons making up a who's who, and having been as loyal to us as we have been to them and to our classical recipes, we hope to continue our journey in the mastery of culinary arts and service for many years to come.

Our Specialties

Buffet, Chicken, Curry, Grill, Rice, Tandoori, Vegetable dishes, Vegetarian

Amenities & services

Capacity: 80 We accept: Master Card, Visa, AMEX, Interac
Inexpensive lunch buffet offering a veritable symphony of vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes.
For weddings, birthdays, office parties and office meetings at an affordable price.
Friday and Saturday: come and enjoy an Indian musical evening while eating with the sounds of live traditional Tabla.
Free parking after 6pm.

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179 reviews for Le Taj

4.6 / 5based on 273 ratings

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Marie-France
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5.0

Take out prêt à temps, frais et délicieux ! Les plats sont préparés et présentés avec soin. Aucun défaut. Accueil chaleureux et impeccable.

Oct 03, 2020
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Simon
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5.0

Excellent meal in pleasant surroundings and nice ambience.
Fantastic food and service.

I look forward to being able to return.

Oct 02, 2020
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Lucie
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5.0

Fantastic food, amazing service and cozy atmosphere. I will go back every time I am in Montreal.

Sep 29, 2020
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Sandra
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5.0

Superb service, superb atmosphere, longstanding restaurant with glorious artwork some dating from world exhibitions,
tasty and well prepared food from curries to grills. wonderful vegetable accompaniment.
Very popular with professors, businessmen, students and the art world
Relaxing and elegant. I have been coming here since its opening at least 36 years ago. Consistently excellent.

Sep 29, 2020
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Mr. & Mrs. Skandar
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5.0

Amazing food and ambiance! Staff and owners are wonderful and service was impeccable!

Sep 27, 2020
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thang
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5.0

Great service and excellent food. Would definitely come back.

Sep 27, 2020
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kim
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5.0

Meilleur resto indien en ville ! Et excellent service comme toujours ❤️ Merci et @bientot 🤩

Sep 27, 2020
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Michel
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5.0

Le meilleur restaurant Indien à Montréal ! N hésitez pas à découvrir le Saumon ....une tuerie ❤️

Sep 26, 2020
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Marie
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5.0

Service excellent, personnel courtois, et plats tout simplement délicieux

Sep 24, 2020
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Soy
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5.0

amazing, really worth the try plus the waiter is very honest and has great suggestions

Sep 22, 2020
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Karine
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4.0

The food is Excellent !
Service was great too

Sep 22, 2020
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Simon
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5.0

Fantastic food, good service and very friendly staff.
Nice atmosphere and well organized.

Sep 20, 2020
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Manon
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4.5

Excellente cuisine indienne. Joli décor. Excellent service . Je reviendrai assurément !

Sep 20, 2020
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Nancy
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5.0

Repas délicieux, service impeccable. Nous avons adoré!

Sep 13, 2020
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Jean-Marc
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5.0

La nourriture est extraordinaire et le service est ultra sympa!
Quel festin à très.bon prix pour le niveau de qualité.
Un MUST à Montréal.

Sep 10, 2020
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Marie-Josée
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5.0

Le meilleur restaurant indien en ville!

Sep 10, 2020
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