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“Terrific find amid midtown lunch wasteland” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Indus Express

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Indus Express
48 West 48 Street, New York City, NY (Midtown)
212-221-7952
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Ranked #7,257 of 11,430 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $10 - $15
Neighborhood: Midtown
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Neighborhood: Midtown
NYC
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
oswestry, england
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349 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 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
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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