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“Terrific find amid midtown lunch wasteland” 5 of 5 stars
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Indus Express
48 West 48 Street, New York City, NY (Manhattan)
212-221-7952
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Ranked #6,836 of 11,765 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $10 - $15
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Neighborhood: Manhattan
NYC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Terrific find amid midtown lunch wasteland”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Cheap and good midtown lunch options which have fixed addresses are tough to come by but Indus certainly fits the bill. Under $10 for a two curry box lunch with fresh homemade chapati or naan is tough to beat. Also cheap beer if you're looking for a budget curry dinner....

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
oswestry, england
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317 reviews 317 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 142 cities Reviews in 142 cities
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
“Perfect fast food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We had the lunch special for ten dollars and were so chuffed we went back the next day for more. You get a plastic tray with rice and a choice of main (chicken / lamb / paneer vindaloo , chicken tikka masala, chick pea dhal, etc, etc) plus two sides sich as spinach, lentils or even another curry, and nan bread/salad/dips. You will be really full after it all, and it's way above a normal indian buffet for taste, temperature and service. And best of all, you'll be eating two minutes after you walk in. They also cook special dishes if you want, but you really cant beat the fast food lunch special.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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53 reviews 53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Not too bad for for fast food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012 via mobile

You get what you pay for. It was far better then average. The price was right and it was fast. It left happy.

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California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great value and good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

Didn't have the buffet but ordered from the menu. Good food, good portions and great value. If you are looking for a quick bite of Indian food near Times square, this restaurant can't be beat.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Lot of pepper”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2011

Although it was cheap, it didn´t worth because the food had so much pepper, that I couln´t taste anything else.

  • Visited April 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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