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Jackson Diner

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37-47 74th St, Jackson Heights, NY 11372-6337
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Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Consistently good Indian food

I've been here many times. I'll bring family and friends when they visit. It's consistently good. And they listen if you ask for food that is mild not spicy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Gary F
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here many times. I'll bring family and friends when they visit. It's consistently good. And they listen if you ask for food that is mild not spicy.

Thank Gary F
Sao Paulo, SP
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159 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is an old an traditional Indian restaurant in a very nice indian neighborhood. During lunchtime there is an all-you-can-eat buffet with lots of traditional dishes. You can't go wrong here!

Thank GuilBr
Level Contributor
20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think that at Jackson Diner I ate the best indian food of my life. It's a buffet but all is fresh and perfectly cooked. There is also a guy that prepare a tipical omelette in front of you. And the price is low!

Thank Lorenzo-M77
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious! We love eating here. It is affordable and authentic and just excellent! They need to renovate the restaurant a bit. It is dated. The bathrooms need a complete makeover for sure!

Thank daless
Philadelphia, PA
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52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Went there for a menu lunch and was offered the option of a buffet. What a great choice. If you like curry, this is the place. Two choices of rice, and enough dishes to make a great meal. At $11.50 per, definitely worth the subway ride from Manhattan.

Thank fubijar
Jackson Heights, New York
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The food here is terrific. It just tastes better than any other place I've been. The spices and the preparation are first rate. It isn't long on atmosphere and service is a bit casual. The bathrooms are pretty awful. But I have gone back many times because their food tastes wonderful.

Thank DianaGQT
Plattsburgh, New York
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

I ordered online in the evening while staying at an Elmhurst hotel for an early morning flight. The Baldouni burger was smothered with mushrooms and bleu cheese. Fries & Onion Ring combo was excellent. Order was delivered in about 30 minutes and still hot. Next time I'm hoping to order and eat on premises.

Thank Who C
Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Loved it! Fresh squeezed orange juice....great omelets and pancakes. Go early because it gets packed with a line out the door.

Thank Janice D
new york
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I've been here many times, mostly for weekend lunch when it can be crowded and noisy. This is not a place to have intimate conversation. They offer a generous variety of dishes, all self-serve. Trays are regularly refilled. The food is tasty and I have invariably been satisfied. At $11.95, it is pretty cheap and good value. I've been here... More 

Thank wardnick1
Brooklyn, New York
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96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I took my family to Jackson diner following an advice of my Indian colleague. In this diner we had an opportunity to have both north and south Indian cuisines. Each dish we tasted was superbly prepared. We were offered a different level of spiciness for lamb curry. We chose mildly spiced and we were not disappointed. The dish still retained... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?