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37-47 74th St, Jackson Heights, NY 11372-6337
718-672-1232
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good.Indian food

We are fond of Indian food and were not disappointed when we visited the Jackson Diner. The premises are large and the decor definitely old-style with low lighting. We ate here twice and found both the chicken curry and the mixed tandoori delicious and delicately spiced. The staff were quiet and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
poetryeuropa
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Jackson Heights, New York
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Perhaps by Indian and desi-South Asian standards, perhaps this place is for amatures -- well I beg to differ. I remember when Jackson Diner was actually a small eat-in/take-out on a side street on 73rd Str. and the food was always very good back in the mid to late 80's before they want big on 74th Str. at it's present... More 

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London
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We are fond of Indian food and were not disappointed when we visited the Jackson Diner. The premises are large and the decor definitely old-style with low lighting. We ate here twice and found both the chicken curry and the mixed tandoori delicious and delicately spiced. The staff were quiet and courteous and we thought the food was reasonably priced.... More 

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Bellmore, New York
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

its just a average restaurant in town nothing so special about it besides nasty staff attitudes i would never go there again .

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Southbury, Connecticut, United States
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We were visiting Jackson Heights in Queens, NY, and decided to give this diner a try for Indian food. The buffet spread had both Veg and Non-Veg varieties. The Goat meat curry was quite good, but all else was pretty average. Masala Dosa was a bonus for the buffet, so we ordered, but it took a long time to come,... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has been included in the NYT in the past. Although a little worn out, the food continues to be great. During the day you can treat yourself to a lunch buffet and try different kinds of curries and spices!

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New York
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Authentic Indian food in the heart of the Jackson heights "little india" Consistently good and friendly staff.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

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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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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15 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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)  >  Queens  >  Jackson Heights
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 25
Cuisine: Indian, Asian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37-47 74th St, Jackson Heights, NY 11372-6337
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Jackson Heights
  • Phone Number: 718-672-1232

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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