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221 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-4777 (40th Street)
+1 646-373-6265
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Sun - Mon 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tue - Sat 2:00 pm - 4:00 am
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here to see some friends perform belly dancing it's s great bar atmosphere I've been here only 2 x first time just had drinks and watched show got up and dance. 2x time I decided to eat dinner. I ordered juice they brought out a half of cup which was mixed with lemon. I wasn't crazy about the... More 

Thank Melissa H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time here - I shared the lamb tagine, and it was very good and worth the $24. I found the side of couscous to be risible - $8 for a soup ladle worth of couscous is a joke. The bread and sauces were excellent - the harrissa is very hot, very good. This time there was... More 

Thank Vagenende
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Love this place!! Very chilled out and relaxing atmosphere! Service is fantastic and waiter went above and beyond! Shisha here is also very good! I've been to a few hookah bars here in NYC and this by far is the best! Highly recommend and will come back here again!!!

Thank ra_ra1983
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

I have walked by this location so many times and never knew it was there! Started with a Moroccan tea, absolutely delicious, black tea with mint! We ordered small plates of hummus, kale and peas and each was great. The hummus was particularity good, smooth texture and a strong lemon tang to the flavor. This was served with the house,... More 

Thank NathanielGoodtimes
Spring, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

Went for lunch and the place was packed. Despite that, we were seated fairly quickly (party of 6). It was my first time there. Great service and very friendly. I had the Spicy Chicken Tagine....out of this world.

Thank Vic D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

I like the atmosphere at Tagine. I go there with friends to smoke hookah, we always have fun. The owners are very friendly and the service is good. Delicious food, variety of hookah flavors. They make tasty sangria.

Thank Alina H
College Station, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

The service was friendly and helpful. The atmosphere and food were authentic to Moroc. We had couscous, tagine, and mint tea to finish the meal. The food was a little expensive (especially if you compare it to what you would pay in Morocco) but it tasted great!

Thank RSA06
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Studies have found that just one session of smoking shisha can result in carbon monoxide levels at least four to five times higher than the amount produced by one cigarette. High levels of carbon monoxide can lead to brain damage and unconsciousness. I thought I would start of by highlighting the seriousness of shisha smoke and to warn others whom... More 

Thank slickspurs
North East
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We found this thanks to TripAdvisor. It's not much to look at outside but inside its the food and the cooking which counts. Never been to Morocco but it convinced me of its authenticity, and was really really nice. Good service too. Well done, Tagline, would love to return

Thank NorthEastMe999
Ventura, California, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Service was very friendly and helpful. Later in the night they have a belly dancing show. The food was good, but not great. The place is small, with some charm.

Thank Michael H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $50
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Buffet, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-4777
    (40th Street)
  • Public Transportation: A, C & E trains to 42nd Street/Port Authority.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 646-373-6265
Like a rose that blossoms out of a sidewalk crack, Tagine sweetens the NYC theatre district with an exotic and alluring perfume. Moroccan lamps, handwoven berber textiles and cushy seating create an understated elegance. Habitues of the restaurant/lounge steep themselves in the Maghreb, sipping luscious orange blossom sangria, savoring fragrant tagines, entranced by belly dancers and hookah pipes. What a shock to step outside, following this amazing melange of sensory delights and find not camels and dunes, but rather midtown Manhattan! Aside from the beautiful and comfortably decorated interior, Tagine's kitchen is dynamic, baking its own semolina bread daily, and encasing its own lamb merguez. A variety of 'Tagines' are featured at the restaurant. There are several different cous cous selections on the menu, and mouthwatering house specialties include "bastilla", a Moroccan pheasant pie, and "moquadimat," a selection of appetizers, ordered a la carte or as a mixed platter. Included in the wine list, is a diverse selection of Moroccan varieties, which delightfully accompany the menu. Don't walk away from your table without sampling "Halahwyat" the most delightful, hand rolled traditional confections and pastries, graciously served with mint tea or Moroccan spiced coffee. We have been hosting, catering and entertaining palates and bodies for over 12 years. Our new location boasts a generous bar, hookah lounge, semi private room and, as always, one of the lasting live music venues in Manhattan. Our concept is the cohabitation of flavors, aromas, palettes and palates:) The merging of cross cultural arts, artists performances while dining on slow, authentic and artisanal cuisine is our mission and brand. Hence our namesake, Tagine- Share the Experience We are the only artisanal Moroccan restaurant that has a variety of gluten free dishes on our in-house menu as well as an executive chef who can accommodate any dietary request.

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