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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Pongal is a traditional South Indian restaurant serving traditional dishes such as Dosa and Idly as well as curries. We enjoyed their thali that had a number of veg items, and chutney, and dessert at a reasonable cost. I work in India and this is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jennie2461
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Hotel reception was good. But having name as pongal, pongal took them 20 mins to deliver.they were too late on delivering items.South Indian meals was horrible and quantity too less. Fried rice is worst of the kind .never tasted something like a white rice ....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Anand M
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Great food, well put together on both subtle and strong flavors. This restaurant deserves to be popular and is worth a visit. Service was a bit stressed however and could definitely be improved.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SunE45
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We arrived for lunch. Ordered Palak Paneer, Daal and Whole wheat bread. Palak was under cooked; bread was half baked. And after being told about the terrible food they had the cheek to add 15% gratuity!! Totally avoidable.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank VikasPratap
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Just finished eating a meal here. They have a platter with a meal. This is the second time that I am here so I tried another one. It was great. Good, tasty simple food- just what I needed. For someone who is new to Indian...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Larry_A9
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This is actually my favorite place in NYC ! love the food here. Cocktails are a plus. Can’t Wait to go back in august!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank sarahvagne
Reviewed July 9, 2018

What a gem. This food was fantastic. The restaurant was packed and the service was great. Chicken Tikka, Curries, the bread...just a great place for Indian food. We were lucky to have beat the onslaught of diners that arrived around 8:00 p.m.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Beebah01
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Pongal is a rice based South Indian dish and the restaurant is named after it. The Pongal dish in this restaurant is one of the best I had. Though the other items are decent, I had better. Do try the Pongal in this place.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Masked-Caper
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

The place is as hot as an oven can get. An old AC in a corner of the room which was off until told to switch on! It is summer, AC is common sense in NYC. Extremely pricey for the quantity of food. Bland food...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank lakshubkn
Reviewed June 29, 2018

amazing idlis they simply melt in your mouth, great selection of dosas espeically rava dosas were done so so well, wadas for good too, didnt care for uttapams as much and the pongal special dosa, idlis couldnt have my fill will be back for more...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Response from leonardg904 | Reviewed this property |
Dont recall..ring or email them.....they are vegetarian anyway but I doubt they get an OU if theyre open saturdays regardless of ownership.
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