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Tagine

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221 West 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018 (40th Street)
+1 646-373-6265
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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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New York City, New York
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is very cozy with the Moroccan ambience (decoration & background music). The food (tagine) really good... delicious. The mint tea so good (brought to my memories my visit to Marrakech). The only thing I am disappointed are the prices (too high). The restaurant serves diner & hooka and is a few blocks from Time Sq.

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Thank Jose A
Portland
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a third visit. So we tried pretty much everything on the menu, except fish. I can honestly say that anything you order there is very good. We ate our fill and then some... If you are in NYC you definitely should try this.

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Thank beach4bum
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come here to dance, drink and eat about twice a month. The food is great, the atmosphere is great and the staff are friendly and you feel like part of the family. I had a small birthday party here recently and the staff made it effortless. Everyone had a good time! Thanks again!

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Thank Rudy J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Tagine is an unassuming restaurant from the outside in the Garment District of midtown. It has been in business for 16 years and is a well kept secret. Upon stepping inside, you feel as though you are in Morocco with the brightly painted walls and the patterned cushioned seating. The food was aromatic and delicious. The Moroccan sangria was refreshing... More 

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Thank Stacey D
NYC
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The Moroccan meal was second to none and the service with a smile came with all the meal and singing. After our great dinner my daughter tried herself at belly dancing and was excellent. When the right music was played I dance with my daughter (now 20) just like when she was a young child. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening!!!

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Thank Joealsam
Central New Jersey
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2017

This place sounded like it had promise, but there were several issues. When we arrived to claim our reservation on a chilly evening, they wanted to seat us very near the door, even though it wasn't busy yet. We asked for a table further from the cold, and were placed near a large and boisterous party group; they had sized... More 

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Thank NJTraveler13
kanata
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Dropped in on the day of the "great blizzard of 2017". The place looking homey and inviting. Had never had tagine before, so we got some advice from the server. He praised everything on the menu and claimed quantities were over-the-top. We ordered the vegetarian and lamb tagines and again were told that it would be plenty for us both..... More 

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Thank richard k
Ardsley, New York
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

I have worked 2 blocks away for years but never visited. Looks kind of dark, danky and forbidden from the outside. But my wife was in the mood for Moroccan and she said it had a good rating so off we went. What fun. You feel like you are in Morrocco the moment you enter. The decor IS funky and... More 

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Thank swid9
1 review
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Dropped in on a cold day and had such a warm reception. The food was wonderful and the atmosphere is very comfortable and welcoming. A must try if you are in the area. Looking forward to the next time.

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Thank Barry C
Long Island, New York
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136 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

This is located near bens kosher deli on 38th street. We like bena and the PIZZA place next door. The pizza place was closed and someone outside the morrocqn place asked us to come inside. The sign said belly dancing and I did not want belly dancers. They said no dancing now somI have it a try I like to... More 

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Thank Valerie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $50
Cuisine
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 West 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
    (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
Description
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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