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Ghandi Cafe

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283 Bleecker St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10014-4107
(212) 645-1456
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Vienna, Austria
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we tried was absolutely delicious. Very inexpensive plus we got free soup before lunch and rice pudding and tea afterwards. The waiter was very nice too.

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Thank jessieande
The Village, Manhattan, NY
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161 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

There are too many good Indian restaurants in NYC to go to one this poor. Had Saag Ponir - unfortunately the spinach was most likely frozen or canned - NOT fresh. And the cheese was not of a high quality. We ordered 3 different types of bread - but they can out exactly alike. Other dishes equally forgettable. We waited... More 

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Thank stephrab
New York
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107 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

have eaten in and had delivered dozens of times...and its always good... GREAT Karma...flavorful without the burn...breads are all above par...very very reasonably priced... Delivery is quick for an Indian restaurant...generally under 30 minutes.

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Thank johnfD8600OC
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Takeout was very nice and arrived on time. Portion sizes were good. Prices were reasonable. We would return.

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Thank Elena C
Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Amazing Indian food. Haven't had it this good since London. Fresh papadum with mango chutney and cucumber yoghurt, goat vindaloo, and chicken chili. Attentive service. Complimentary rice pudding and milk masala tea to end a wonderful dinner. Will definitely go back.

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Thank VWillas
Copenhagen, Denmark
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441 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We had lunch here and for what we paid it was really good food. We had the biryani beef and the chicken as well. The chicken was much better than the beef - but then again the beef does not really belong in the Indian kitchen. The service was fine as well as the food

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Thank LPHDK
New York
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

This little cozy indian restaurant keeps meeting the highest expectations when you are in the mood of good indian food. The stuff is friendly and professional. Always smiling. The food is delicious and very well cooked. The atmosphere is sophisticated but simple.

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Thank MoniUsa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Cute little restaurant with great service and tasty food. We had the vegetable curry lentils and chicken tikka and everything was great. Spicy and satisfying. Recommended for those who like indian food

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Thank Natan K
New York, NY
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Simply bad. As you can see from my other reviews I've traveled in India a lot. There are some restaurants that have pretty good Indian food, some of almost the same quality that you find in India, others trying hard. This restaurant doesn't even try. I went there with a group of people and sampled several dishes. Some of the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

One thing about traveling extensively is you never have to do the same thing twice. Much less eat at the same restaurant. But over the dozens of visits to New York, my wife and I never miss this Indian restaurant. In my opinion, it's better than the food you get in India itself, and we've eaten there many times, too.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 283 Bleecker St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10014-4107
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighborhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: (212) 645-1456

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighborhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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