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Biryani & kati rolls draw crowds to this no-frills trailer serving takeout halal Indian entrees. The real Indian biryani & Kati rolls since 2005. Winner of Vandy Award Winner (2008-2009) & People's Choice Award. Established in 2005. Best biryani and Kati rolls in NYC. We are the original and only Biryani Cart next to Europa Cafe. Please do not be confused by other copycats.
Special Diets
Halal
Meals
Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Indian, International, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
FEATURES
Takeout, Street Parking, Cash Only
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Reviewed September 9, 2019

This place is a staple when we come to New York. No matter where we have been we will travel miles to get a Kati roll from this place. We had the chicken biryani and the lamb kati rolls on this occasion. They were awsome.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 30, 2019

As a self proclaimed biryani queen, this was just average biryani. The chicken was tender, the rice was kind of unseasoned. I prefer my biryani with the bone in chicken as I think that's the most flavourful. For $7 dollars it was ok - my...friend and I got chicken mcnuggets after.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

After spending $21 at McDonald's for dinner one night, I checked out Biryani cart and got an excellent biryani dinner for only $6. 100% recommended, great food and prices.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Food carts are awesome in NYC. The Biryani cart does an AMA zing job of making authentic dishes in such a small space. I usually get chicken biryani with all of the sauces. You will find that it actually has all of the ingredients like...cinnamon, star anise and other spices that you will find as you eat it. For $7, it is one of the best meals you will have in the city.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

This was my 6th visit to this food cart ( avg 2 visits every NYC trip) and if you are anywhere near the 6th and 46th, this is definitely a must visit. The food is delicious, freshly prepared and has the genuine Indian flavors to...it. It’s reasonably priced and one plate easily makes a filling meal for a single person. The only down side is that there is no place to sit to relish the hot meal (a common factor with all food carts) but Times Square is just a min or two away or one can always find a bench at walking distance.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Beware of copy cats! There is only one real Biryani Cart and it is awesome! I found it through trip advisor and the ratings are well deserved, the Biryani is really good, I had it two days in a row! Very convenient location for tourists...,right near Times Square, tried the Kati rolls too which weren’t anything special but would definitely recommend the Biryani.More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Tastier food had chicken kati roll and chicken biryani . Best Indian food cart. Must go street food cart when in NY. Waited at the cart for a while but food was worth waiting.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Food was not exceptional nor above average. Had the chicken tikka masala over rice and I appreciated the fact that they had the selection unlike the regular halal carts. The CTM was dry and a bit bland. I would have it again to fill a...quit craving and for bulk hunger buster but not for satisfying a flavor craving. Price was very fair at $6.00. Note: I had yelp voucher/offer for a free water or soda from them and they did not honor it. They said they couldn't do it.More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

I dint want to go WOOHOO THE FOOD IS GOODD but i have to. The food is clean and fresh and soooo very tasty.. GO HERE!!

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Real good food 200 meter from Times Square. This foodtruck have an indian kitchen style, we were recommended it from a friend who lives on upper west. We tryed best chicken/lamb ever with rice and also the kati-rolls. Real cheap and fresh.

Date of visit: December 2016
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