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Bhatti Indian Grill

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$$ - $$$
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100 Lexington Ave, 28th St, New York City, NY 10016-8975 (27th Street)
+1 212-683-4229
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12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
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St Paul
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed eating here despite it being very crowded. The portion sizes were just right and the nan breads were sublime

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

Most Indian establishments allow BYOB wines. This establishment waives the corking fee if you purchased at least 1 bottle from their lousy selection. All wines are $40 a bottle and they are lousy in quality. From my experienced tastebuds, they are less than $9 a bottle in the wholesale market. For a small establishment, this venue is overstaffed and yet,... More 

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Thank KKua
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Lovely food. Great mixed grills. Paneer was amazing! Would defo go again. Service was good..! One of best tried in manhattan!

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Thank yellowstar13
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

One of the best Indian food one can try is Bhatti Indian Grill. Although wait time is little longer, it is worth the wait. You will realize that the place is no way different than Delhi foodie place. You should try chicken dishes for sure.

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Thank vinda c
Chennai (Madras), India
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

At $13 per person for the buffet, we initially felt it may have been a bit too overpriced, but as soon as the plates started arriving, we didn't care. One of the best Indian restaurants in the city with a surplus of food.

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Thank heysairam
auckland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Drinks 10/10 (we tried mango lassi & salted lassi) Appetisers 10/10 (we tried tandoori platter, glauti kebab, which was melting in the mouth and tandoori chicken) Mains 7/10 (we ordered butter chicken which was average, daal tadka was average too, bharva bhindi was delicious, karhai chicken was yummy as well but we didn't like the malai kofta Overall nice place,... More 

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Thank gurjeetsekhon
Faridabad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Bhatti Indian Grill serves authentic Indian Food. There are lot of options for both vegetarians and non vegetarians. Their desserts are good too. They serve you well, and you don't have to wait long for your order.

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Thank Ankur G
Nashville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I visited New York and went to this restaurant and found it to be very good for the Indian food. I usually go to Lexington Ave every time when I come to New York but this place is definitely a good one. I tried Gilauti Kawab which was super super moist and melting in mouth. I also tried Dum Gosht... More 

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Mountain View, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

A quick but very fulfilling late night bite. This is a small but super busy North Indian place nestled on the corner of Lexington and 28th next to a ton of other Indian places. I picked this one over others as frankly it just looked a little nicer and I really fancied Kebabs which this place seemed to specialize in.... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

One of the best Indian restaurants ever. We went there for lunch and were offered lunch specials. Little did we know it comes in 10 dishes, each excellent on its own and could easily be a lunch on its own. Make sure you come on an empty stomach. Excellent, delicious and generously portioned. While we were dining, there were lots... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Lexington Ave, 28th St, New York City, NY 10016-8975
    (27th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighborhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-683-4229
Description
Bhatti is an ultra-authentic north Indian restaurant in the heart of New York City that's refined yet affordable, upscale and still comfortable. Take your pick from a variety of kebabs and curries and watch as our master chefs work their magic at the Bhatti.

Bhatti Indian Grill is Indian food like you've never tasted-the flavors are unique, harmonious on the palate, a lot less of the overwhelming heat that's associated with Indian cuisine and something all together far more sophisticated. The recipes are rare finds even in India, where they're special treats sought out from master chefs. Bhatti is a real gourmand's restaurant-seriously made food with top-notch, educated service to do it justice.

Bhatti's mastermind Gaurav Anand had early opportunities to train and partner with India's master chefs and run a culinary empire in his home country. But a spark that ignited on his first trip to the Big Apple proved that Anand would have to act on even bigger aspirations. It was with this passion and his extensive knowledge of North Indian cuisine that he decided to open Bhatti Indian Grill in August 2009. Anand is also owner of the newly opened Moti Mahal Delux in Manhattan's Upper East Side.

Kebabs are the specialty of the house and they're anything but typical. The signature dish is Gilauti Kebab, which is steeped in history, originating in the province of Lucknow as a royal meal for a king who had lost his teeth in old age. Unwilling to let go of his dignity (and thereby his ability to eat meat), the king turned to the greatest kebab maker in the land, who devised a special marinade incorporating 160 spices resulting in a melt-in-your-mouth texture that didn't require any chewing. Anand is one of the few chefs to have learned the secrets to the recipe. The final product lives up to the legend- the rounds of lamb really do melt in your mouth like butter.

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