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Darbar Grill

157 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-4029
+1 212-751-4600
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good53%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“naan” (17 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
“peas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Grill, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
157 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-4029
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Be warned if coming here for the lunch at the all you can eat buffet......... DO NOT LET YOUR EYES OUTPACE YOUR STOMACH. The food is very good and would be served in smaller portions from the kitchen if this were a usual Indian restaurant....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a big fan of Indian food so I have frequented many different Indian restaurants in the city. Among them, Darbar is hands down one of my very favorites. It is located near my office in midtown Manhattan, and is a great alternative to...More

Thank GabrielOlives
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I say one of the best because there are several first rate Indian restaurants and Darbar is one of them. In my experience, for whatever reason, the service in Indian restaurants is very efficient and non-intrusive, and so it is at Darbar. Since I am...More

1  Thank remsen
Reviewed August 16, 2018

It was just a delicious food. I have tried Indian food at many restaurants.. in India, United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway, Spain and many other countries but Darbar Grill was The Best.

1  Thank navana100
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We came here as the restaurant was close to our hotel and we fancied Indian food. The restaurant doesn't stay open late and we arrived not long before closing so the restaurant was very quiet. We ordered a Punjab Rose cocktail which was nice and...More

1  Thank Laurensophia_7
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I had two main courses, Chilli Chicken and Tandoori Mixed Grill. The first was absolutely swimming in sauce and when I tasted the chicken, I thought it not unlike the sweet and sour chicken one might get at the Chinese restaurant next door. All of...More

Thank William C
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Darbar Grill New York City Cheater cheater pumpkin eater 566172889 The food is delicious. However, I called in an order because we wanted to eat family style. None of us has a refrigerator at our hotel so we didn’t want leftovers. I ordered 8 dishes...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed October 23, 2017

We were looking at options not too far from our hotel in midtown and chose this Indian restaurant one night. It is small but the food was very good and the service was also very good. We ordered a lot of food and could not...More

2  Thank TripPhotographer52
Reviewed October 23, 2017

My husband and I had dinner here Saturday night. We had shrimp curry, a lamb dish, and garlic naan. All were really, REALLY good. And the service was very polished and efficient.

1  Thank Marjorie H
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Visited this restaurant for lunch buffet on a Saturday. The curries were cold and below par in taste. The butter naan hardly had any butter. Veg options in the buffet are limited but the non veg section had some variety. Deserts were good with Gajar...More

Thank adityamandhare
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May 28, 2017|
Response from MLR531 | Reviewed this property |
They do not have a lunch buffet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-4029
    (Between 3rd and Lexington Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: E & V trains to 53rd Street and 4, 5 & 6 trains to 59th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-751-4600
Indian Restaurant Featuring Fine Indian Cuisine: Darbar on 55th. Welcome to Darbar Grill on 55th Street! As your trusted local purveyor of fine Indian cuisine, you can feel good about making us your new go-to Indian restaurant in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. With an unparalleled convenience, modern amenities, traditional stylings and delicious Indian cuisine, Darbar is your number one destination for a quick lunch, a romantic dinner out or delivery for those nights you just don't feel like cooking. If you've been searching for an Indian eatery that you can trust for great food at unbelievable prices, Darbar on 55th is your top choice.
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