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Tamba Indian Grill and Bar

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103 Lexington Avenue, New York City, NY 10016 (27th and 28th)
212-481-9100
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: At Tamba you will have the ultimate experience in Indian cuisine. Our...
At Tamba you will have the ultimate experience in Indian cuisine. Our menu features authentic specialties from cities throughout India and Southwest Asia, like the fiery Vindaloo dishes of Goa and almond-flavored delights from the Kashmiri mountain valleys. Dine with us and embark on an appetizing sojourn through the tastes of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan at Tamba.
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Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great service but...

As a parent of a toddler we can only go to so many kids friendly places and this happens be one of them. Like the environment and staffs are kids friendly. Get for family who is trying to enjoy a quiet dinner night. We randomly choose this place and we were happy with everything but the food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
AKrulzNY
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New York City, New York
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

As a parent of a toddler we can only go to so many kids friendly places and this happens be one of them. Like the environment and staffs are kids friendly. Get for family who is trying to enjoy a quiet dinner night. We randomly choose this place and we were happy with everything but the food. The food gets... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Considering other excellent options in NYC, this place falls short. We also had to deal with a busload of package tour - made for lengthy wait. There are several better options within couple blocks.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My husband, teenage son, and I ate at the Tamba Indian Grill and Bar on this past Sunday evening. Generally we do not eat out as the food that we make at our home is better than most moderately priced restaurants. However, we had a groupon and decided to give it a try. Wow- we loved the food. It was... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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137 reviews 137 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Ladies & Gentlemen, This is my 115th review and counting. Great place for lunch, would recommend you to apply for their reward card and you may get some free meals from time to time. The lunch package is for all you can eat buffet and every person gets a chicken-wing in addition to that, you may ask the waiter /... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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283 reviews 283 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were visiting NYC and found this place on Groupon. We had a party of 5 for 7PM on a Wed. There were on 2 customers in the dining room when we arrived. The dining area seats about 100. The host was very informative and efficient. Once we ordered, they placed a plate of crisp thin bread on the table... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

I love this place, the food is delicious and the price is reasonable. Their customer service is great. I went there last week. I bite something spicy and tears came out of my eyes. The manager saw it and asked kitchen to cook something special.. I am impressed by their great service.. I will go there often:)

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Bordeaux, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I'm used going to indian restaurants in Paris, San Francisco, etc. For the first time, I tried one in NYC. I was really pleased in choosing the buffet (10 $). A great variety of main courses but the entrees were really poor. The food was excellent, tasty and flavored. As usual in indian restaurants, the servers were nice. If you're... More 

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Dumont, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I had never been to this restaurant before but couldn't pass up the opportunity to snag a Groupon being offered for a meal for two priced for one. We decided to use it as our dinner spot before seeing Rocky on Broadway. The food was excellent, well flavored and fresh. The servers were nice (I love how people say the... More 

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Tunis, Tunisia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

There is a lot of competition in the neighborhood for Indian food, but I wouldn't suggest going anywhere else. I ordered saag paneer (veggie) and my boyfriend ordered chicken madras. Both were tasty and filling. Also, the service was wonderful. Really. I highly recommend Tamba and will be sure to go back myself. Enjoy!

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Porvorim, India
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103 reviews 103 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This is one place for average quality Indian food in New York City. There is other cuisine also available in it like Thai, Vietnamese, etc which may be better than the Indian food that they offer. There may be better places than this for Indian food but this is the one which was suggested to us by one of our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 Lexington Avenue, New York City, NY 10016
    (27th and 28th)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighborhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: 212-481-9100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

At Tamba you will have the ultimate experience in Indian cuisine. Our menu features authentic specialties from cities throughout India and Southwest Asia, like the fiery Vindaloo dishes of Goa and almond-flavored delights from the Kashmiri mountain valleys. Dine with us and embark on an appetizing sojourn through the tastes of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan at Tamba.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?