Tamarind TriBeCa is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

1. Tamarind TriBeCa

9.3
99 Hudson St (at Franklin), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Tribeca · 120 tips and reviews

Esther E.Esther Esteban: 10 out of 10. Good food, nice staff, cute place. Everything in the menu is tasty. Chicken Masala: a must.

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Plush banquettes and sizable booths make this Indian restaurant ideal for private business meetings. But after a three-course lunch, you may be more in the mood for a nap. Read more.

Kate H.Kate Huyett: Order the lasuni gobi - cauliflower fried with tomato and ginger. It's not on the menu but it's my favorite thing here

Pippali is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

2. Pippali

9.1
129 E 27th St (Park Ave South), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Rose Hill · 63 tips and reviews

Carmen N.Carmen N: Good food & nice presentation. Better menu than average. Recommend the Baingan Ka Salan (Eggplant in peanut sauce) & the Kashmiri Mutsch (Kashmiri lamb koftas with this amazing beets & lotus side)

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Casual Indian with some upscale touches. The vegetarian starters make great snacks.

Cecilia S.Cecilia Schudel: Good food, especially the tandoori salmon! Definitely one of the better places in the area. Service was a bit disorganized, though, even though the place was mostly empty.

Bhatti Indian Grill is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

3. Bhatti Indian Grill

9.1
100 Lexington Ave (at E 27th St), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Rose Hill · 134 tips and reviews

HenaliHenali: Delicious curries and paneer parathas! Rotis & garlic naan were chewy, but def try the saag paneer, koorma, and mushroom veggie curry :)

Phoenix 💥💥💥Phoenix 💥💥💥: Great kebabs here

Village VoiceVillage Voice: The Village Voice voted this Best Kebab in our Best Of New York Poll!

Dil-e Punjab Deli is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

4. Dil-e Punjab Deli

8.9
170 9th Ave (at 21st St), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Chelsea · 36 tips and reviews

Samuel B.Samuel B: Dil-e Punjab Deli is absolutely amazing. Phenomenal, fresh, and delicious. $7 never got me so much fantastic vegetarian food.

AnupAnup: The paneer mattar/ tofu & peas is delicious.

Josh M.Josh Mahan: Amazing cheap all vegetarian Indian food!

Malai Marke is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

5. Malai Marke

8.8
318 E 6th St (at 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · East Village · 69 tips and reviews

Christian D.Christian Dickmann: Chicken Tikka Masala was excellent, but "Chicken Xacuti" was a great choice as well. Naan is a must, Mango Lassi was very thick and tasty. Definitely a great Indian restaurant.

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Break out of the chicken tikka masala rut with the coondapur kori, a flavorful, deep-orange coconut chicken curry from the coastal city of Mangalore. Read more.

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Not your average Curry Row restaurant. The huge menu has dishes from all over India, and most of them succeed.

Dhaba is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

6. Dhaba

8.8
108 Lexington Ave (btwn 27th & 28th St.), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Rose Hill · 157 tips and reviews

Casey S.Casey Schoonover: $10.95 lunch buffet is delicious and definitely more than worth the price. Naan, 2 kinds of rice, 3 veggie and 2 chicken options. Plus 5 chutneys!

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the crunchy purani delhi ki papri chaat, composed of a layer of fried wheat discs piled with chickpeas and diced potatoes. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Arielle M.Arielle Myers: 5 stars! One of the best Indian meals I've ever had. A MUST try. Can't wait to go back

Indikitch is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

7. Indikitch

8.7
940 8th Ave, New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Theater District · 33 tips and reviews

Rachel R.Rachel Radnitzer: An Indian version of Chipotle; amazing naan, great spicy options, as denoted by flag toothpicks.

Danny C.Danny Chiao: the biryani is delicious

Rewan P.Rewan Parti: One of the best fast food Indian in the city. Do order chicken tikka, black lentils and paneer tikka. The food is fresh and served hot. They have the option of biryani, dosa, fiesta and salad.

Chola Eclectic Indian Cuisine is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

8. Chola Eclectic Indian Cuisine

8.7
232 E 58th St (btw 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Midtown East · 55 tips and reviews

caroline g.caroline grover: Chicken tikka masala, naan, and the shrink appetizer with red masala sauce were all amazing!

Sabina B.Sabina B.: One of the best, most authentic North Indian places in the city outside of Jackson Heights. The weekend buffet is always fresh and hot and an amazing deal.

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The soft, fluffy naan goes perfectly with the chicken tikka masala. Get it!

indikitch is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

9. indikitch

8.6
25 W 23rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · NoMad · 107 tips and reviews

Julia KwanJulia Kwan: Love the food! An Indian chipotle. Chicken tikka bowl was delicious. Spacious seating upstairs.

Eric H.Eric Ho: Get the pulled pork feast, onion bhaji, mango lassi, then take a nap.

Mike W.Mike Winston: Fresh, flavorful, spicy, and filling Indian food served in a Chipotle-style construction line. Don't miss the Pulled Pork Vinadaloo Biryani. Read all about my visit on WinstonWanders below. Read more.

THELEwala is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

10. THELEwala

8.9
112 Macdougal St (at Minetta St.), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 108 tips and reviews

ChavelliChavelli: So tasty! Try the Chapli Roll. Amazing flavors and great size for a smallish meal or big snack.

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Stop by this cart for quick and delicious Indian food. We recommend the jaal moori!

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The rolls here are just too good to pass up. Get the Chapli roll and ask them to spice it up for you.

Moti Mahal Delux is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

11. Moti Mahal Delux

8.7
1149 1st Ave (63rd Street), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Upper East Side · 64 tips and reviews

Ashish S.Ashish Sethi: Excellent food!! The Butter Chicken and Daal Makhani were very authentic & awesome. Also try out the Roomali Khasta, a very eclectic appetizer!

Village VoiceVillage Voice: The lamb kebabs are exceptional, as is the thickly seasoned tandoori chicken. Veggies can head to a steaming lunch buffet with vegetarian options as well!

Varun S.Varun Shetty: Phenomenal food: paneer tikka, dahi palak, murgh tandoori, burrah kebab (best thing on the menu), murgh and dal makhani - and, of course, gulab jamun

Adyar Ananda Bhavan is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

12. Adyar Ananda Bhavan

8.6
1071 1st Ave (btwn 58th St & 59th St), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Sutton Place · 20 tips and reviews

Tommy C.Tommy Chen: Great south-Indian vegetarian food. Portions are large. The deluxe dinner sets are a great value. They're also BYOB.

Rewan P.Rewan Parti: Best South Indian in the city. Must try mini idlis, medhu vada and Pondicherry Dosa. Quick service and delicious food!

Ramya V.Ramya VP: Best South Indian since my grandma's house in Chennai...please pass on the msg and support this mom&pop

Drunken Munkey is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

13. Drunken Munkey

8.8
338 E 92nd St (btwn 1st / 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Yorkville · 51 tips and reviews

Adam G.Adam Gluck: The drinks and appetizers are amazing. Try the chili cheese bread (Indian food meets comfort food), and the Paneer Tikka (sounds simple but tastes incredible). The Brambles are my new favorite drink.

Anna F.Anna Froneberger Bischoff: Get the butter chicken tikka masala!

Arun N.Arun Nandi: Decent bhel. Overall not great Indian food. It's more targeted to the American desi food lover

Chote Nawab is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

14. Chote Nawab

8.5
115 Lexington Ave, New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Rose Hill · 66 tips and reviews

EchoDAEchoDA: A new Indian restaurant great food vibe light and not spicy - good selection of tandoori's and curried dishes, nice modern atmosphere 'n' good throwback with the painter posters - nice touches of fun!

Serious EatsSerious Eats: An expansive menu with plenty of uncommon Indian regional specialties. Go for binda sasuralwali, "Okra you would eat at your in laws' house."

Akansha S.Akansha Sharma: Best paneer tikka in town! Garlic naan is so good and the roomali roti is delicious! Best lunch special- cheap and huge servings! Can't beat it!

Vatan is one of The 15 Best Indian Restaurants in New York City.

15. Vatan

8.5
409 3rd Ave (at 29th), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Rose Hill · 37 tips and reviews

Rishad T.Rishad Tobaccowala: This is the most authentic and best Indian food in NY (have been to 35 places in Manhattan) . Yes it's veg (tasty as hell). Yes it's price fixed ( 30 $ cheap) plus great cocktails. Enjoy!!!

Christina R.Christina Rapesto: Its a pre fix menu n its alot of food for 29.95. No meat but u won't even miss it. Must try it

Serious EatsSerious Eats: All-you-can-eat vegetarian specialties from Gujarat in Murray Hill.