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246 E 51st St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10022-6513
+1 212-644-8330
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 4 min
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
246 E 51st St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10022-6513
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We could tell by the hugs people were receiving that many of the guests were frequent patrons, and it is easy to see why. This restaurant exudes comfort, friendliness and is definitely a place to gather for very good food. One of us had the...More

Thank 5heartfamily
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Was at Amma for dinner. Reservations are highly recommended. Was seated promptly. Service was ok at best. The restaurant was full and it always felt like they could use more than the 3-4 servers that they had. Took a very long time to even get...More

Thank WorldtravellerKNH
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Perfect meal experience. Big fans of Indian Food. We had a party of four and selected the tasting menu. They accommodated a little to our personal tastes with enthusiasm and truly seemed to want to be sure we fully enjoyed our items. Their taste was...More

Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

We are staying at the Palace Hotel in The City and we asked our concierge to recommend a restaurant for Indian food. He recommended Amma (means “mother”) which was just a few blocks away on 51st between 3rd and 2nd avenues. It has a modest...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Amazing Indian food in midtown. Friendly and helpful staff. Comfortable settings. Very large food selection. I loved my Lamb with lentils!

Thank wildcat_rj
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Amma is one of the of best Indian restaurants in the city. Not only is the food excellent but the staff is outstanding. From the time you walk in they are focused on making your experience a great one. I recommend you let them choose...More

1  Thank hudhawks
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

The evening was a transporting experience. Food, ambience and service were divine. Try the tasting menu. I’d would definitely recommend Amma for any occasion

Thank Phyllis F
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Took my team to lunch there for Christmas and it was amazing. My team has many vegetarians as well as meat eaters so I thought this place would have a good variety of choices. And I was right! The servers offered excellent choices for us...More

Thank montymamma
Reviewed December 17, 2017

This was our second visit to Amma. It is a small, tight room. We were greeted very affably. Service is very good. Friendly staff. The host is also the wine steward. I asked for a bottle of Oregon Pinot Gris, which, I said, I'd seen...More

Thank Flushing G
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Every time I go to NYC I visit Amma, a simple ambiance with great food, great wine and very nice staff !!!! 5 stars

1  Thank Adriana G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 E 51st St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10022-6513
    (Between 2nd & 3rd Ave)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train, 51st Street Station
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-644-8330
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