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Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb, authentic, great service. Our waiter was Tanmay. Sound geezer. Also good indian beer selection

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice chicken wings for starters. Really tasteless main menu items. We ordered lamb rogan Josh, prawn patia. Seemed like they use they same tomato paste for all dishes. Desserts were nice hence the 2 stars. Also very expensive main dishes.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is one of the best Indian cuisines I have ever tasted in my life. The taste of the food was so magnificent, that it brought me back to my home country - India. If you like Indian/Chinese fusion then this is the restaurant...for you.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from the uk where we eat Curry on a regular basis. Highly recommend, the food was very good and service from Afan was excellent. Well worth a visit !

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 12, 2022 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and visit this lovely restaurant. I have been there few times and i m still not over it. The service is unmatched. The staff truly cares about your experience. The food is absolutely amazing – everything we ate tasted really amazing...and fresh. The food makes you feel like home.. I would like to come back here again and again.Absolutely the best meal we had in a while . Highly recommendMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 9, 2022

Visiting a family member who has recently relocated to NYC, we looked wide are far to find some 'authentic' indo-chinese chilli paneer- and here it is! Food was of good quality, particularly their lunch time menu.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed July 8, 2022

Service: Our group of 6 were seated at a table big enough for maybe 4, even though the place was empty. While placing our order, the server kept pushing us to order more - despite it being more than enough food. As soon as we...were done placing the order, he comes back to tell us that we can't drink the coffee we walked in with, and reaches out to grab/snatch our cups while he is talking. Our first appetizer arrived, and we asked for another order seeing the portion size (it was tiny), and then changed our mind almost immediately on tasting it (underwhelming). The server first said that it couldn't be cancelled because the kitchen had already started prep, in the 10 seconds it took us to change our mind. On insisting, he brought a manager who then asked us for an explanation and obliged begrudgingly. At the end, the second order (that we cancelled) still ended up on our check, and required us to point it out to them to fix. Which they did again, begrudgingly - and without an apology for their mistake. Food: Lall Mass ($35) - Lamb cooked in tomato paste. The lamb was perfectly cooked, but the curry itself was very average and lacked the very spice it derives its name from. Chicken Lollipop - There was barely any chicken meat, lacking in spice. Shrimp Piri Piri - Shrimp in tomato paste. Chicken Tikka Masala - The curry was good, but they used chicken cubes instead of regular meat, which spoiled the consistency of the dish. Hakka Noodles - This was good, would recommend. Chicken Manchurian - Again, this was good.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 5, 2022

Food was good and service by Kumar was fantastic! Highly recommend to friends! This is one of the best Indian foods I have ever eaten.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 5, 2022

Larger than it looks from outside. Helpful staff. Busy often with groups of locals. Ideal for groups as such a mixed food choice. Food lovely. No longer open for breakfast.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed July 1, 2022

I didn't know what to expect from this midtown spot, but the food was very good, and the staff was friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 28, 2022 via mobile

Delicious Dinner & service with Nissar!The Tandoori Chicken was delicious as well as the Lagunitas, Tadka Dal, onion kulcha & Laccha Paratha🌺

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 26, 2022

We took our friends from Australia. The food was outstanding. The recommendation made was perfect for our pallets and the right choice. The quantity was generous. It is our favorite restaurant in NY! Special thanks to Kumar for the good service .

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 26, 2022

Authentic Indian Chinese food in NYC. The paneer chilli dry was sumptuous and the helping very decent. The Hakka noodles were well made and had the Indian flavours. The sweets - Rose Kulfi was perfect. Will certainly come again on my next visit to NYC.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 19, 2022 via mobile

I’m surprised by good reviews. Service was great. Food not good at all. Food was drowning/smothered in sweet thick sauces (e.g., goan fish, spinach chaat). Lamb mushy. Cocktail tasted like infused w ketchup - undrinkable. I love Indian food. This wasn’t good for me.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 14, 2022 via mobile

My son booked the restaurant from London for his wedding meal to celebrate getting married. We emailed them twice to see if they arrange a cake make it special. They couldn't do that so okay, we got there my son and daughter in law were...congratulated on entry and given over table. The service system well but everything slowed down to the point i had to constantly remind them that our drink were not all there. The food came out bits at a time when I again reminded dad him of the nans and kebabs I wax told its cooked in a tandoori it takes a long time . The tandoori oven is rapid . The food taste was nice however the service was poor , but the cost was like eating in a high class restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Spice Symphony is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4