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Kalustyan's

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Fresh Lemongrass

I will actually make up excuses to come here! It is a lesson in world food and spices. I love to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sid N
Delicious Aromas, Delightful Sights, Well Organized

We dropped into the store while waiting for our bus. We decided, once we entered, we needed to come... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
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123 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016-8120
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will actually make up excuses to come here! It is a lesson in world food and spices. I love to just roam the aisles and read the labels. Inevitably I make my way upstairs to the wonderful deli for olives. The gentlemen behind the...More

Thank Sid N
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We dropped into the store while waiting for our bus. We decided, once we entered, we needed to come back and spend a whole day in this multi-floor, multi-building store. It has more spices than we've seen in one place and they made the store...More

Thank BossQueenEJ
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Great spot. For preserves lemons, all sorts comet curries. All types of rice , delicate middle eastern pastries, nuts, and many frozen food specialties . They have. Wonderful soups and fresh veggies and hard to get fruits. They also have an extensive on line catalogue...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

If you like to cook and are adventurous, you will just love this store. Every time I come to NY, I just have to go. The selection is just astounding. Just the number of different salts they have boggled my mind. I was looking for...More

Thank psycozz
Reviewed March 1, 2018

I have never been in a shop that sells a bigger variety of spices. It litteraly has shelves after shelves filled with spices! And they also have a really good choice of chili sauces. Love it.

Thank Dino W
Reviewed February 10, 2018

This specialty store has an overwhelming variety of spices for Indian cuisine as well as Spanish, Mexican, Chinese, Moroccan and more: dried fruit, nuts, hot sauces, teas and so much more. You could probably find better p rices in one of the neighboring stores in...More

Thank E. E
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Newly remodeled with a wide range of items for the adventoursome cook — or upstairs eater. I had a great time looking during my daily walk.

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed December 21, 2017

I've been wanting to go to this place for years, after reading about it in NY Magazine, and finally managed to get there. What an incredible find! Kalustyan's is jam packed with the most interesting spices and food, mostly from India but not entirely. It's...More

Thank martroon
Reviewed August 17, 2017

I have been reading about Kalustyan's for years. It is always mentioned in the back of cookbooks as the place to purchase difficult to locate spices and specialty food items. I finally got there earlier today. WOW! This store is a treasure trove of incredible...More

1  Thank Speechyguy
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Also Indian and Thai food preparations. I always visit when I am in New York. They have remodeled in recent years, so it is larger with even more choices. More than just a shop, this us an "attraction"!

1  Thank Mary T
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