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Tagine

#1,793 of 10,003 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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221 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-4777 (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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Spring, Texas
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Vic D
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Alina H
College Station, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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!

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank slickspurs
North East
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222 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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

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Thank NorthEastMe999
Ventura, California, United States
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Michael H
chicago
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Small restaurant in a lower level of a non descriptor building on a none descriptor street. Always the best! Moroccan decor and authentic food. Had the "recommended" house specialties. Wife had the chicken....."this is so good I want to eat the bones" was the response. I had the lamb sausage that was excellent. fairly priced with bar service and moroccan... More 

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Secaucus, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Went early for dinner and the place was just starting up, great look and very comfortable. I ordered the Chicken Casablanca Tangine and it was delicious. Great portions. My son got the Lamb Couscous and was very satisfied. Great Moroccan music being played. Very enjoyable. Great service from all people there. Thanks!

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Thank Divano1965
Accord, New York
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and it had great reviews. Tagine was an amazing restaurant. It was spectacular when you walked inside. The seats were on a couch with cozy pillows on them. It had amazing Moroccan music that they played. They had delicious food like their tagines which were cooked in clay pots. The merguez was curled... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We visited Morocco two years ago, so on a recent trip to New York City we had a hankering for some Moroccan food and found Tagine through Tripadvisor. What a gem! It is a low-key, hole-in-the-wall type, casual restaurant. Very authentic seating (lots of low sofas etc) and great background music. The restaurant was not very busy when we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
Cuisine
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Halal, African, Mediterranean
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
Large groups
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 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
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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