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Among top three Indian Restaurants in NYC. - ZAGAT 2006 and 2007 Chef Shiva Natarajan has appeared on The Martha Stewart show, Fox News, CBS and NBC. Rated very good and described as an "Indian Restaurant Breaks The Mold," by The New York Times. New York Magazine described Chola as the "Best Traditional Indian Restaurant." Some of famous celebrity clients include: Harrison ford, Calista, Chaka Khan, Woody Allen, Anthony Hopkins, Aishwarya Rai, Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachan and several other Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities. Regional Specialties from Northern and Southern India.
$21 - $35
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Delivery
Really enjoyed this. In town for the weekend from DC and stopped in on a Friday night because it was close to the hotel. Good samosas and flavorful butter chicken. The saag gohstt was a bit light on the lamb but otherwise tasty. A tad...More
This is my son’s favorite Indian restaurant and as I was in the area, I went there for lunch with my husband who is not a fan of Indian food.
We had the lunch buffet and if this is an indication of the quality of...More
I came to visit LIz for MLK weekend. We decided to walk to Chola. We were seated quickly. Liz ordered a variety of small things including the lamb patties and wonderful lentils. I ordered the spicy fish. We decided to share the Taj Mahal large...More
I went with a friend for the lunch buffet, which is a good deal. There is a good selection of vegetables, meat, fish, etc.
They will bring bread to the table. They also have dessert. Service is good and friendly as well. Would go again...More
Decided to try Chola on a Manhattan trip after their competitor right down the street - Yuva - disappeared. Food was fairly good. We had lamb rogan ghosh and jhinga tikka marsala. Both were good. However the samoasas, although large in size, were a bit...More
We were in the City to see a film, and were looking for somewhere to have dinner afterwards. Chola wasn't far from the venue, we like Indian food, and we hadn't tried the place before, so we made reservations.
Right from the start, the place...More
Date of visit: September 2018
Nischal B, Guest Relations Manager at Chola, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018
Thank you for your kind comments, sir. We are glad to hear about your pleasant experience. We thank you for being with us and look forward to seeing you again.