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Swankalicious Mar 28, 2014 05:28 PM

At last! Enjoyed a meal at the stately Maharaja on JFK Street. Service was regal, the atmosphere ornate, and the food superb. Excellent, potent lamb vindaloo, savory onion kulcha, and a silky saffron scallops. Highly recommend.

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    mvi RE: Swankalicious Mar 29, 2014 07:13 AM

    I'll have to try it again, as my meal there was horrible and the place was a mess. Granted, it was about a year ago, so maybe things are under new management. I'm glad to hear that everything was so superb and will give it another try.

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      eatinjeff RE: Swankalicious Mar 29, 2014 08:50 PM

      I'm glad for the recommendation; I'd heard good things about this place in the neighborhood but have been mourning the loss of Tamarind Bay all year (such fine shahi baigan!) and have worried that heading to Maharaja would be a sort of betrayal. It sounds like it's time to pay a visit, though...

      1. opinionatedchef RE: Swankalicious Mar 29, 2014 10:09 PM

        swank, this is where Tamar.Bay was?sorry- i found it. yes, same loca.

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          eatinjeff RE: opinionatedchef Mar 29, 2014 10:38 PM

          TB was across the street, to the east; Maharaja is on the 2nd floor of the two-story building that has Wagamama on level 1 (it's directly across the hall from the blessed Kaju Tofu House)

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            peregrine RE: eatinjeff Mar 30, 2014 08:09 AM

            Maharajah is in the former Bombay Club.

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              cambridgedoctpr RE: peregrine Mar 30, 2014 02:51 PM

              do you know if the food has improved since they opened? in any case, i will have to give it a try; the Indian restaurants on Mass Ave are not very good.

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