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Milon Restaurant

East Village
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93 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2922
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Good for:
Dining on a budget

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  • 1
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review

one of the best place in manhattan,we visit this place for lunch,the fish is realy very well cooked,great service

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Porto Heli, Greece
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  • Dining on a budget
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Porto Heli, Greece
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

one of the best place in manhattan,we visit this place for lunch,the fish is realy very well cooked,great service

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Place is fun - great atmosphere, lights everywhere you look, the birthday celebrations are very festive. Cramped space and seriously if someone is not svelte they will be unhappy and bumped into frequently. My friends were complaining that the chairs were too small for them (they are average sized people). Food was okay - I found it bland, but the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

the food was mediocre but definitely not bad, so going for the atmosphere and for a relatively cheap meal is definitely worth it.

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Queensbury, New York
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Can't believe I hadn't eaten here with all the time I've spent in NYC! It was small and crowded and loud and full of lights and amazing energy and the service was friendly and fast! Plus...great Indian food! BYOB and cash only, so be prepared. I highly recommend this dining experience for friends, couples, and special fun occasions! What a... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My family and I have been going to this place for years, so much that my bridal shower was held here. It is truly a little hole in hall, but it is so much fun! The inside decor is over the top, the staff and food is wonderful, the prices are cheap, and best of all- it is BYOB! It... More 

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

This restaraunt is located to the left of another Indian restaraunt up a set of stairs and the two owners will try to urge you to their place instead of the other. We chose left. The place was small and uniquely decorated. The food was reasonably priced and very good. The owner brought out extra food for us to try... More 

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New York City, New York
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177 reviews 177 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I have been coming to Milon for many years now with some friends. It is not the best Indian restaurant in town (which one is?? hard question) but we just love it! i recommend the Assorted Appetizers, Keema Paratha, Kofta Malai, Chicken Tikka Byriani, and my by far favorite : Chicken Makhani. The Mango ice creme in the end is... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

One of the reasons, well I guess not one, why I love this place is because of the cute decoration combined with great food and you can bring your alcohol! This place is such a fun place to come with your friends and just drink and eat and take photos lol. Would consider bringing my tourist friends here, since new... More 

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

The food is excellent and is delivered very fast. You must bring your own alcohol, but there is a liquor store conveniently close by. The only drawback may be that the tables are crammed and the ceiling is extremely low, this is not good if you are a bit claustrophobic, but otherwise it ads to the unique atmosphere.

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Santiago, Chile
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

The place is amazing, the lights, and the food is very good and not very expensive. You can bring your wine or beer, and the people is very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 93 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2922
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: 212-228-4896

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 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?

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