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37-47 74th St, Jackson Heights, NY 11372-6337
718-672-1232
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Ranked #15 of 185 Restaurants in Jackson Heights
Price range: $1 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Providence, Rhode Island
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82 reviews 82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

In the past I have only been there for the lunch buffet which is inexpensive and varied and fast and convenient. This is the first time I've ever ordered off the menu. Luckily we were 3 people so we could get enough variety. To start they bring papadam and a variety of chutnies to the table. For appetizer we had... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Nothing to write home about. Average cuisine. Lunch special. Good service and descent atmosphere. Don't think I'll come back again.

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Just went there for dinner tonight having not been for a couple of years. Really bad food. The only thing that was good was the tandoori salmon. We had an awful masala dosa, bad chicken curry, and tasteless baigan bhurtha (eggplant). The lassies were good. My friend had to send back her red wine. It's one thing to spend over... More

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New York City, New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This diner is almost famous in Jackson Heights. When you go there you feel like it's 1970. I would say it is an old style diner. The waiters have been there forever. I have lived in Jackson Heights for 10 years and the majority of the waiters and waitresses at the diner have never changed in this time, hence they... More

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Valley Stream, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My husband and I love Indian food, and for years we had been anxious to try the Jackson Diner in Jackson Heights. We finally got to try it about a month ago, and were not terribly impressed. The food was just "okay" in our opinion, none of the rich flavors usually associated with the spices in Indian food. Two weeks... More

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Newport News, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Jackson Diner is something of a local institution. From the outside it looks questionable. Even inside there is nothing special other than the huge lunch buffet and the throng of neighborhood clientele. But the food, as much as you can eat, is excellent. Great people watching, too! The place is big and seems to attract a hungry crowd of... More

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Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

You already know the 'never replaced the name/sign' story BUT it's about the food & it's stellar !!! This is the neighborhood pioneer & it's ripple effect created many followers in food & fashion BUT if it's great Indian food, a must stop in, as you can't go wrong...it's arguably the best in this now Indian food neighborhood

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New York City, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

The food has always been good. Whether you take out or eat in the food tastes the same which is great! I gave the restaurant a 4 because the prices have become a bit much considering this restaurant is in Queens and not Manhattan. Overall, the food is good.

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Bronx, NY
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Finally had the opportunity to try the lunch buffet here. Firstly they have only attained a B rating from New York inspection whereas some of their (several) 74th St competition are category A. Although I would not describe the plates as 'dirty' they are in a very well-lit corner by the window and the strong light shows them to be... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Not bad for the price. 4-5 side w/ rice or roti, salad and desert. Waiter is okey. Ghost , Chicken and veg. I like curry!

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Additional Information about Jackson Diner

Address: 37-47 74th St, Jackson Heights, NY 11372-6337
Phone Number: 718-672-1232
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Jackson Heights
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
Cuisine: Asian, Indian

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