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WELCOME TO MAHARAJAFine Dining Indian Restaurant & Bar

Maharaja is established as fine dining Indian restaurants known for its exclusivity and a touch of simplicity that is as unique as is the name. We take pride in offering tasty Indian food with with exotic picks from all over India with specialities from the regions of Punjab and the Mughal Era.

Here you can be assured of the best of Indian cuisine, presented impeccably in the traditional but Classic copperware. Food is cooked in most hygienic atmosphere using the freshest of ingredients in a state-of-the-art kitchen fitted with the best of equipment using all the latest technologies. Highest standards in service implement to make your every visit memorable.

TABLE RESERVATIONS

PLEASE CALL 518-599-0571

TO ORDER TAKE OUT

PLEASE CALL 518-599-0571 OR ORDER ONLINE

Restaurant MissionAuthentic North Indian Cuisinex

Here you can be assured of the best of Indian cuisine, presented impeccably in the traditional but Classic copperware. Food is cooked in most hygienic atmosphere using the freshest of ingredients in a state-of-the-art kitchen fitted with the best of equipment using all the latest technologies. Highest standards in service implement to make your every visit memorable.

OUR SPECIALITIESDelicacies we createx

TESTIMONIALSMeet Our Customersx

  • 5 star ratingWe had some dietary restrictions which the staff weee very receptive to providing options. Food was great. Staff was friendly... read more

    Sanjiv T. Avatar
    Sanjiv T.
    9/12/2022

    Chicken tikka masala, shrimp pakora, white rice. Never had Indian food this dish was awesome I definitely recommend this restaurant... read more

    Dj Shawn Blaq Avatar
    Dj Shawn Blaq
    9/01/2022

    5 star ratingHad the pleasure of stumbling upon this gem whilst roaming around in Albany. Not only was the food OUTSTANDING but... read more

    Gigi L. Avatar
    Gigi L.
    9/01/2022
  • 5 star ratingDelicious food and a lovely setting. Definitely check this place out for lunch or dinner!

    Alex R. Avatar
    Alex R.
    8/20/2022

    5 star ratingFriendly waitress, she was personable with us which made our dine in experience so pleasant. The food is delicious here.... read more

    Tam T. Avatar
    Tam T.
    7/26/2022

    5 star ratingthings are a little weird at Maharaja, which only recently went back to being a restaurant where you can dine... read more

    Gus M. Avatar
    Gus M.
    7/19/2022
  • 5 star ratingFood tasted good. Should be back if visit Albany again. Veg pakora on point. Service is okay, food makes it up.

    Badiul F. Avatar
    Badiul F.
    7/09/2022

    5 star ratingExcellent service and excellent food. We needed to find a place to eat quickly but something really good. This restaurant... read more

    Elliott A. Avatar
    Elliott A.
    7/09/2022

    4 star ratingChicken samosa was absolutely delicious. Lamb curry was tender and flavorful. Garlic naan bread was okay

    Karol T. Avatar
    Karol T.
    6/04/2022
  • 5 star ratingAmazing food, friendly staff, and a beautiful atmosphere! I always look forward to eating here.

    Declan C. Avatar
    Declan C.
    6/04/2022

    Good. The non-veg thali is a great value at $25. I got it delivered. I thought the pakoras were just... read more

    Olivia H Avatar
    Olivia H
    6/01/2022

    4 star ratingAlbany, kudos to your Indian food! Great tandoori chicken, great naan, very friendly service. The place also has a very authentic... read more

    Cory N. Avatar
    Cory N.
    6/01/2022
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    Marc Cummings
    4/01/2022

    5 star ratingThis is my family's go to for Indian food. Delicious, large servings always prepared as requested. When indoor dining was... read more

    Mary Ellen D. Avatar
    Mary Ellen D.
    1/17/2022

    5 star ratingWe hired Maharaja to cater for our son's wedding this year. We had such a superior experience that it is... read more

    Smriti A. Avatar
    Smriti A.
    9/29/2021
  • 4 star ratingVery good food but very spicy compared to similar restaurants. I fished the chicken out of vindaloo sauce and enjoyed.... read more

    Rodger F. Avatar
    Rodger F.
    8/13/2021

    5 star ratingIndian food cravings met (burp)! Probably the best biryani place in the area! Their party Biryani is a must have for meat lovers. Very friendly... read more

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    929ktz
    8/05/2021

    Best Indian food of Albany County!!

    Ambika Sharma Avatar
    Ambika Sharma
    7/10/2021
  • 5 star ratingI work in Rensselaer and am always on the Columbia Turnpike strip for one reason or another especially during lunch... read more

    Sharrissa H. Avatar
    Sharrissa H.
    7/01/2021

    Love it here! I always make it a point to come here. Best Indian food I’ve found stateside!

    Val Duquette Avatar
    Val Duquette
    6/28/2021

    4 star ratingGood choice of veggie dishes in buffet. Hot naan served upon request.taste of food is mild so generally I ask... read more

    Paul V. Avatar
    Paul V.
    6/28/2021
  • Love this place! I’ve been here several times with my husband and children. The food is always hot, delicious and... read more

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    kara “theselittlesteps”
    5/10/2021

    5 star ratingA truly fantastic meal! We absolutely loved this place! The décor is elegant and clean, they do a good job on covid safety, and... read more

    V_Tietsoort Avatar
    V_Tietsoort
    5/08/2021

    First off, the food is spectacular! Authentic recipies from Northern India. Extensive menu with fair pricing. Friendly, fast service. ... read more

    Charylie Dennis Avatar
    Charylie Dennis
    5/01/2021
  • 5 star ratingTop flight Indian food We’ve eaten at many Indian restaurants around the world, and this is one of the best and most authentic. Everything... read more

    jim951 Avatar
    jim951
    4/24/2021

    4 star ratingGreat take out meal. Very large portions and labeled well. Tasty food, still hot when we got it home.... read more

    Jessica P. Avatar
    Jessica P.
    4/24/2021

    5 star ratingExcellent food and great people! My wife and I ordered lamb saag and chicken curry both had tons of flavor.... read more

    Dustin M. Avatar
    Dustin M.
    4/08/2021
  • I truly feel if you Enjoy Indian food and want to please your taste buds in every way! This is... read more

    William OConnor Avatar
    William OConnor
    4/01/2021

    4 star ratingGot the chicken pakora, samosa and biryani. The pakora were not bad but the condiments you get with it definitely... read more

    Mihir D. Avatar
    Mihir D.
    3/28/2021

    4 star ratingWe drove here from a ski weekend Windham for takeout because had heard via word of mouth about the quality... read more

    A B. Avatar
    A B.
    3/23/2021
  • We ordered takeout for the first time from them today end it was, hands down, the best Indian food we... read more

    Kayla Paluch Avatar
    Kayla Paluch
    3/06/2021

    Great authentic north Indian food, always consistent and delicious

    Hemant Kasare Avatar
    Hemant Kasare
    2/27/2021

    Food was amazingly good. I loved it all. Make sure to order extra garlic naan and forget a fork cheers

    Cole Russo Avatar
    Cole Russo
    2/27/2021
  • Very flavorful food. We have eaten in and ordered take out, loved everything. Great vegetarian selection as well... read more

    Sara Brown Avatar
    Sara Brown
    2/21/2021

    5 star ratingAuthentic, healthy, delicious and full of flavor. I was so impressed with the food. We had a good variety of... read more

    Adrian C. Avatar
    Adrian C.
    2/16/2021

    5 star ratingI've had Indian food all over the world, even Michelin rated, and this is hands down one of the best!... read more

    Tati C. Avatar
    Tati C.
    2/06/2021
  • Always a pleasant experience here. Clean, attentive staff, and absolutely delicious food. For those that are intimidated by spicy... read more

    Ademir C Avatar
    Ademir C
    1/31/2021

    First time I ever had Okra was here (oddly enough), but maaan was it good. Great atmosphere, great food.

    Joemoo Avatar
    Joemoo
    1/30/2021

    5 star ratingFive stars for customer service. They are so efficient, courteous, and clean! I'm always so impressed and I have never... read more

    Kim K. Avatar
    Kim K.
    12/28/2020
  • My personal favorite take out out of all our local restaurants, my wife and 6yo agree. Ultra consistent, friendly, and... read more

    Nick Michetti Avatar
    Nick Michetti
    12/26/2020

    Best Indian in the capital district, Hands down. The sauces they include are incredible. I drive 30 minutes to... read more

    Peter Ossi Avatar
    Peter Ossi
    12/07/2020

    Absolutely fantastic service and food..*update. This is one of my favorite date night places. Intimate environment, respectful and aware staff.... read more

    Rachel O Avatar
    Rachel O
    12/03/2020
  • Pretty place, large menu robust portions. Vegan friendly. We found several dishes a bit too salty and with... read more

    David Rosensaft Avatar
    David Rosensaft
    11/01/2020

    5 star ratingVery good authentic Indian cuisine. I tried chicken biryani with raita , chicken tikka masala and plain naan. I Will... read more

    Live4 T. Avatar
    Live4 T.
    11/01/2020

    I tried something super basic, chicken tikka. Sauce was very tasty, the rice cooked so nice with a lovely aroma.... read more

    Em Hobbs Avatar
    Em Hobbs
    10/12/2020
  • Great care taken with take out as well as in. Delicious food. Looks beautiful and tastes great.

    Lillian Moy Avatar
    Lillian Moy
    10/08/2020

    They do not use soy in their dishes. There food can be mild. The tandoori chicken wings are one of... read more

    Felicia Aversa Avatar
    Felicia Aversa
    10/04/2020

    I've eaten A LOT of chicken tikka masala in my time.Maharaja kills it - the absolute best EVER.HEAVEN ON A... read more

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    Maureen McKeon
    10/01/2020
  • 4 star ratingThe place was very well decorated, the serving ware was also very nice. The Chicken Samosas were great, wasn't sure what... read more

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    RabbitofAnime ..
    9/27/2020

    First time having Indian food. I had researched some of the dishes i was interested in and I wrote them... read more

    mary lombardi Avatar
    mary lombardi
    9/19/2020

    Excellent... good quality take out. Will be back!

    Zach Wyles Avatar
    Zach Wyles
    9/17/2020
  • 5 star ratingWe drive 45 minutes every few weeks for the sukka: fresh coconut, whole curry leaves, nuts, and toasted peppercorns.... read more

    Adam T. Avatar
    Adam T.
    9/13/2020

    Food was very tasty. We were seated and there for 45 minutes. and asked to hurry because... read more

    justin foster Avatar
    justin foster
    9/09/2020

    Great authentic Indian taste at affordable price. Very good quality food, huge variety to choose from, sufficient quantity and quick... read more

    Abhilash Gadakh Avatar
    Abhilash Gadakh
    9/09/2020
  • THE CHEFSMeet Our Teamx

    Dalip Kapur

    Owner & Master Chef read more

    Harneet Gujral

    Junior Chef read more

    Gopal Pandey

    Dining Manager read more