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Vatan

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$$ - $$$
Manhattan
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409 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-8103 (29th Street and Third Avenue)
+1 212-689-5666
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go only when your appetite is fully worked up. To enjoy it the best. If you are semi full, it is unlikely you will enjoy it.

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Thank Vikram W
VATANNYC, Owner at Vatan, responded to this review

Vikram, thanks for your review and ratings. We look forward to see you soon. More 

NY
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to Vatan at least 2-3 times a year for the past 10+ years. Here is what we love about it: 1. Food: this is not your typical Indian restaurant. The cuisine is Gujarati and is a specialty you wont find in all Indian restaurants.It is home-style and absolutely delicious 2. Prix-fixe with loads of options for... More 

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Thank KKTrips
VATANNYC, Owner at Vatan, responded to this review

Thanks for your detail review and rating us. We look forward to see you soon. More 

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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Family outing in Manhattan and we decided to try Vatan after reading many yelp reviews about restaurants near by. It was about 6-7 blocks away from our hotel so it was a quick walk there and back. We called in advance to make sure they can accommodate 12 people and they took our reservation. We are so happy that we... More 

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VATANNYC, Owner at Vatan, responded to this review

Mike, thanks for your detail review and ratings. We look forward to see you soon. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

The food was like home-made. The menu was very ordinary. Definitely not worth the money.You can make this kind of food at home. Don't need to spend that kind of money.

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VATANNYC, Owner at Vatan, responded to this review

Thanks for rating and review. More 

New York, NY
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Vatan offers am all you can eat three platter experience which presents a plate of mixed appetizers gfollwoed by a plate of mixed entrees - all vegetarian. There is certainly enough to eat despite the fact that most entrees are served in the small tin cups normally found in Indian restaurants at the buffet line. Service was very good and... More 

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VATANNYC, Owner at Vatan, responded to this review

Aplutzer, thanks for your review and rating. We have some seating available on main floor for elderly people, where you can seat comfortably with out taking offf shoes. In future, you can request those seats at the time of booking. I assume such seats were occupied when you arrived. Sorry for the inconvenience caused. We look forward to serve you... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

To be qualified as a well run Indian restaurant, you need three basic things: A) Right amount of Indian spices - ✓ B) Indian ambience - ✓ C) Happy staff looking after you - ✓ Vatan checks all of them in my opinion! Food is quite frankly very delicious, and as I said, just the right amount of right spices... More 

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VATANNYC, Owner at Vatan, responded to this review

Prafsa, thanks for rating and review. We look forward to see you soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

The food here is just as amazing as the atmosphere. The seats are extremely comfortable, the place looks amazingly homy, and the bathrooms don't even have paper for your hands; they have clean towels ready to go. The staff is extremely friendly. Just make sure to have room because they offer a lot of food, and it's so delicious you... More 

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VATANNYC, Owner at Vatan, responded to this review

Thanks for rating us and we look forward to see you soon. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Great vegetarian food.. Although there is only one option to choose - fixed price thali, it's more than any one can ask for in a meal. The dessert served was one of the bestest I have ever had. The restaurant is open only after 5 pm. Little overpriced(34$ a meal) but a place worth trying if you are planning a... More 

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VATANNYC, Owner at Vatan, responded to this review

Souyma, thanks for rating us. We look forward to see you soon. More 

New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Visited this placed with family and guest based on the a friend's recommendations. Service was bad and so was the preparation as if the whole stuff was already prepared and kept and not even warm. Had to keep reminding the staff for order.Wish had to gone to some other restaurant and ordered a la carte.

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Thank Alok R
VATANNYC, Owner at Vatan, responded to this review

Alok, I m extremely sorry to hear about your experience. Feel free to call me at 15168517725 to discusss more details of your visit. So I can investigate matter further. Or give me your number and I will call you to discuss. More 

Macon, Georgia
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

This is my second time going to this great establishment and the food was just as good if not better than the first. If you're intimidated by ordering very good Indian food this is the place for you. It is a vegetarian restaurant but with the quantity and the mass of the food you would never know it. The waitress... More 

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Prashant S, Owner at Vatan, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and rating! we appreciate your comments. We look forward to see you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$32 - $32
Cuisine
Indian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-8103
    (29th Street and Third Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train to 28th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighborhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-689-5666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?