Taj Indian Restaurant
Good things often come in small packages. So it is with Taj restaurant.
Taj is a modest restaurant in a shopping promenade in Or Akiva. There are only 4 or 5 tables so each table gets full attention. The restaurant has many followers in the 5-towns area (Ceasarea, Or Akiva, Pardes Hana, Zichron Yaakov) and in the short time that it is open it has made a nice name for itself
Moshe Solomon is the power behind this family owned restaurant. Mosher made aliya from Mumbai in 1973. His wife, also Indian, is from Dimona. Together they run the restaurant with Moshe's mother, who presides over the kitchen. If it is good home made Indian cooking that you are after, you came to the right place.
Taj is a meat restaurant with many vegetarian options, as is the Indian culinary tradition. And speaking of tradition, those familiar with Indian cuisine will enjoy their favorites traditinal dishes at Taj.
Taj gets high marks on Tripadvisor. Here are some of the comments:
"This is effectively one up from street food so no alcohol or desserts but nevertheless we left feeling full."
" We had a wonderful dinner here, the nan was fantastic and also the vegetable Thali. We ordered many vegetarian dishes and all were yummy! Enjoy"
From the Mapu Dinner Menu:
Batata vada NIS 22,
Punjabi samosa NIS 27
Chicken tikka NIS 59
Chicken curry NIS 59