Sleek destination for eclectic Indian fare with fanciful presentations, plus inventive drinks
New York India Restaurants
Desi Restaurants in New York
206 9th Ave New York
, New York 10011
Phone: 646 678 5471
Bustling spot that’s open late turning out classic Indian street eats in a compact, mod storefront.
112 MacDougal St New York
, New York 10012
Phone: 212 614 9100
Sophisticated Indian restaurant offering artful dishes, roadside-inspired snacks & a tasting menu.
788 9th Ave New York
, New York 10019
Phone: 646 649 2407
Innovative & classic Indian dishes are served at this neighborhood eatery with elegant decor.
664 Washington Ave Brooklyn
, New York 11238
Phone: 718 622 4616
Indian Vegetarian Menu
18 Murray St Manhattan
, New York 10007
Phone: 212 791 3510
Breezy casual eatery displaying ample hot trays of American, Spanish, Indian & Pakistani dishes.
139 W 33rd St New York
, New York 10001
Phone: 212 268 1919
A wide-ranging menu of Indian dishes & wines in a narrow room with modern & traditional accents.
489 Columbus Ave New York
, New York 10024
Phone: 212 875 1400
Classic Indian dishes are served at this relaxed venue with a tandoor oven, with delivery available.
246 E 51st St New York
, New York 10022
Phone: 212 644 8330
Tamarind follows the tradition of Tribeca and presents its guests with the classical flavors of Indian Cuisine with a modern sensibility and ethos of 21st century New York.
99 Hudson St New York
, New York 10013
Phone: 212 775 9000
Indian curries, biryanis & vegetarian entrees served in a quaint restaurant with a warm vibe.
738 Franklin Ave Brooklyn
, New York 11238
Phone: 718 622 9500
Classic Indian dishes & cocktails offered in a comfortable, brick-lined setting with a lunch buffet.
248-54 Jericho Turnpike Floral Park
, New York 11001
Phone: 516 305 5083
Traditional Indian entrees with vegetarian options round out the menu at this informal restaurant.
119-30 Metropolitan Ave Queens
, New York 11415
Phone: 718 480 1307
Indian standards are served in a train car-style space with chandeliers & red velvet wallpaper.
283 Bleecker St #4107 New York
, New York 10014
Phone: 212 645 1456
Small, warm Indian place with favorites like samosas & tandoori chicken for eat-in or takeout.
493 9th Ave New York
, New York 10018
Phone: 212 244 6342
The set price menu of Indian vegetarian food changes daily & is based on ayurvedic principles.
706 Amsterdam Ave Manhattan
, New York 10025
Phone: 212 932 2400
Our meats are delivered fresh and undergo a spice and marinade treatment that will make a food adventurer come back week after week for a fresh take on modern Indian cuisine.
255 W 55th St New York
, New York 10019
Phone: 646 870 0555
BYOB restaurant featuring a variety of traditional Indian dishes in a stylish, compact space.
185 Grand St Brooklyn
, New York 11211
Phone: 917 905 1019
Indian meals of excellent quality and invite you to try our delicious authentic Indian food.
1378 1st Avenue (Bet 73 &, E 74th St New York
, New York 10021
Phone: 212 249 4111
Compact restaurant offering a selection of familiar Indian & Thai entrees in a relaxed atmosphere.
123 Allen St New York
, New York 10002
Phone: 646 858 0153
Serving delicious Indian food with a passion so that every Indian cuisine connoisseur can have the pleasure of finding the difference
239 Malcolm X Blvd New York
, New York 10027
Phone: 646 952 0300
The chicken biryani is a menu standout at this Indian eatery that's popular for takeout.
368 Myrtle Ave Brooklyn
, New York 11205
Phone: 718 237 4008
A menu of classic Indian small & shared plates in a family-friendly setting with modern decor.
234 Court St Brooklyn
, New York 11201
Phone: 347 689 3882
2nd-floor dining room delivers traditional Indian cuisine in a bright, casual setting.
148 W 49th St # 2 New York
, New York 10019
Phone: 917 261 4902
Simple Indian fast-food eatery offering build-your-own biryani, dosa, kati rolls & salads.
25 W 23rd St New York
, New York 10010
Phone: 646 590 7152
Indian food for beginners! what to order?
One thing you have to remember about Indian food is that it is not a generic cuisine. It is intensely regional (north indian, south indian, bengali, kerala, goan) and what you should order should correspond with the regionality of the restaurant you are at! If you are a first timer, go easy on spice - mild.
Assorted appetizer sampler is fail proof
tandoori chicken (bbq), paneer pakoras (veg), kababs, seek kabobs, veggie samosas, tiger prawns
Non Vegetarian Indian Food
chicken tikka masala, butter chicken (makhani chicken), tandoori dishes, Mutton Rogan Josh, chicken biryani, goan vindaloo
Vegetarian India Food / Vegan Food
saag paneer, malai kofta, palak paneer, gobi manchurian, chickpeas, baingan bharta, matar paneer, aloo matar
Chaat Places (Indian Street Food)
vada pav, pani puri, bhel puri, dahi puri, dosa, idli, dahi vadas, uttapams, mysore masala dosa
Naan bread in indianrestaurants is likely be made with yogurt
onion or cauliflower or okra bhajis, vegetable samosas and vegetable pakoras are all vegan. vegetable curry, veggie vindaloo, chana masala/chole, sambar, vegetable biryani are other options
Gluten Free Options
Tandoori chicken, fish, and shrimp are almost always gluten-free, Indian spices are gluten free, with the exception of something called "hing", Always ask for Gluten Free Menu to be on the safe side.