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41 E 22nd St, New York City, NY 10010
(212) 674-7400
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Ranked #914 of 11,869 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood:
Flatiron District
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Park and Broadway
Transit: 6, N/R trains to 23rd Street
Description: Owner Avtar Walia and Executive Chef Raji have come together to open an elegant and modern Indian restaurant with dishes not seen at other Indian restaurants. Children Facilities - No (High Chair or booster seat not available, Strollers must be checked in)
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English first
New York, New York, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This was the best Indian that I have ever had, and I've even been to India before. I would highly recommend.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The address stated here is incorrect. They moved to a different location in 99 Hudson Street at Franklin. The restaurant was beautiful and friendly staff. The food was good. Tried Paneer Masala, Mint Naan and Broccoli w/ Cheese Naan. The price is slightly on the higher end.

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Villa Pueyrredón, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This has to be updated, I've just went there and the building had been demolished. This is what it says in its website: "amarind restaurant, 41-43 East 22 Street, in the Flatiron section, has closed its doors to make way for new building construction. The restaurant moved its operation, including staff and cuisine into its downtown venue, Tamarind TriBeCa, 99... More 

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New Delhi, India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

If this restaurant was in any other city in US than New York....I would have given it very good rating....but New York is famous for its amazing restaurants....its home for people all over the world....its one of the best cities in the world without a doubt.....and Tamarind is supposed to be the best Indian restaurant in the city.....I am from... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We made a reservation & our seating was prompt, even though it was a busy Friday night. Our party was seated upstairs. We were fine, comfortable & did not feel segregated. We saw Caucasians, Latinos, African Americans, Indians & a mix of diners throughout. I must say the restaurant is beautiful, large & trendy. The service was good & I... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

PLEASE DO NOT GIVE YOUR HARD EARNED MONEY TO THIS RACIST ESTABLISHMENT!! This is the first time I have ever written a review, but felt so disappointment that I had to write one. Just dined at Tamarind 30 minute ago and completely appalled that segregated dining could even exist in NYC especially in 2014. I happen to be a diplomat,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Chicken tikka masala....perfection! Great service. Great atmosphere. Always a must when in NY! Sad that one of them closed though. :(

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Wood Ridge, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I adore Indian food and have it every time and everywhere I get the chance. Tamarind tops the list for quality, freshness and innovation. What a fabulous use of spices and blend of flavors. Every dish is a delight and none will disappoint. The staff is wonderful, and the setting is lovely.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This was my experience at Mr. Walia newest restaurant in Hunterdon County , NJ. The Grill @ Pittstown Inn. The establishment is run by his son or nephew, I believe. Please. DO NOT scream at employees when people are dining! We had the unfortunate experience of the manager(?), Gary, scream at the top his lungs to our waiter. Over a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Lunch menu offers some amazing options that you can pick and choose. In my view, it is the best Indian restaurant in Manhattan. Very good service. We also liked the hot towels before and after the meal. The restaurant doesn't allow kids under 5. So family with small kids should avoid it.

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Additional Information about Tamarind

Address: 41 E 22nd St, New York City, NY 10010
Phone Number: (212) 674-7400
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Indian

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