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Milon Restaurant

#2,589 of 11,209 Restaurants in New York City
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93 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2922
212-228-4896
Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
One of the more enjoyable by 6th street (East Village)

This was selected because it had better reviews than most near 6th street. We went on a slow Sunday and had a great meal. With the special, it was a good deal as well. We both went in despite the somewhat garish "holiday" decor. It quickly grew on us. We shared dishes, which included nan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Rob315
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NEW YORK
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This place was great. But it's the top left the four Indian restaurants that are in a square. So make sure you go to the one on then top left. According to friends of mine it used to be more insane and they got rid of some stuff believe it or not. Had vegetable madras and nan. Other parties had... More 

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NEW YORK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This was selected because it had better reviews than most near 6th street. We went on a slow Sunday and had a great meal. With the special, it was a good deal as well. We both went in despite the somewhat garish "holiday" decor. It quickly grew on us. We shared dishes, which included nan, chicken tandoori, shrimp, and basmati... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Between 3 and 4 points... What I love about Milon is the colourful atmosphere ... It is funny...it's BYO for alcohol ... The food is good !

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Porto Heli, Greece
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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 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
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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
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8 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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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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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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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 10
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

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

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