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Vatan

Manhattan
Indian, Vegetarian, Healthy
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409 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-8103 (29th Street and Third Avenue)
6 train to 28th Street.
(212) 689-5666
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Go hungry! Excellent Indian Vegetarian

Vatan is one of those NY places you would walk by if you just noticed it on the street, but be sure not to. When you enter this Indian vegetarian establishment, you are transported to a peaceful Indian courtyard (presided over by a giant Ganesh). With a lovely atmosphere, and excellent food, this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Heidi D
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Lambertville, New Jersey
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Lambertville, New Jersey
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177 reviews 177 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Vatan is one of those NY places you would walk by if you just noticed it on the street, but be sure not to. When you enter this Indian vegetarian establishment, you are transported to a peaceful Indian courtyard (presided over by a giant Ganesh). With a lovely atmosphere, and excellent food, this is restaurant is sure to please. Vatan... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner yesterday with a group of 8 other friends. There is an unlimited all you can eat thali or plate option where all of us ran into serious problems of restraint and saying no even when the stomach was full. We are a multi national bunch was this is an achievement. There is a wide variety and you can... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We are regulars here at Vatan. It is the best Gujrati Thali in New York City and probably the East coast. When I lived in D.C. I would travel all the way to go to Vatan for their delicious unlimited thali. LOVE this place!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Perfect place to enjoy Gujrati home style food. The devote andante cd is in an ideal location in busy manhatten location. The decore is superb. Just loved it. We have been here with family and friends on several occasions.

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New York City, New York
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

As a gujarati, I can say this is one of the few restaurants that actually reflects the food we eat at home. Just be aware of the quantity, its a lot of food and feels like a waste so I dont indulge in this too often because I can only eat so much. The decor is quite nice, and the... More 

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New Jersey
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a Gujarati style Indian cuisine restaurant. The interior décor is different with picture painted walls, a mock well to draw water and tables in a rural cabin style. Pleasing to the eye. Service was good and waiters were efficient and helpful, offering suggestion in spice levels and such. Food was tasty and delivered without delay. Overall it was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A very nice restaurant conveniently located on 3rd Ave. Superb food (great assortment) with great service.

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roslyn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

A very different type of all you can eat. Not a Buffett . Excellent assortment of western Indian dishes brought to you. Ask and you will get as much as you can eat.highly recommended gor families. Individual cubicles add to privacy and comfort. Uniformed waitresses in Indian costumes add authenticity to the dining atmodphere

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We came to Vatan as a party of nine who love vegetarian Indian food. The table was gracious and quiet- the portions more than ample-(only a few of us requested more and it was brought quickly). We loved some of the dishes and liked others but being brought a selection was fun and easy. We were each served an enormous... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

All u can eat Gujarati food. Absolutely Delicious food: amazing atmosphere and decor. Great service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 409 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-8103
    (29th Street and Third Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train to 28th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighborhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: (212) 689-5666

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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