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“Good Indian food with excellent prices”
Review of Ayurveda Cafe

Ayurveda Cafe
Ranked #4,222 of 14,202 Restaurants in New York City
Neighborhood: Upper West Side
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Neighborhood: Upper West Side
Reviewed July 22, 2012

The meal was simple but very good. There were I believe 6 different flavorful small meals in one. The lessi was very good, as was the mango banana shake. Excellent prices and people were friendly.

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Thank justinjon
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Reviewed January 14, 2012

Was looking for an Indian place for lunch after going to the MET. Found this in trip advisor - as other review state, there is a chef special thali served for both lunch and dinner so no menu per se to look at. Cost was very reasonably ($10 for lunch)

Thali included a cauliflower dish, chick peas, beans/lentils, raiti, a small salad, rice, and a bit roti. Food all seemed very fresh but overall could have used a bit more spice.

We went out of our way just a bit to go this place and probably a fine choice if you are in the area but not worth a cab ride.

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Thank rogerslb
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Reviewed August 11, 2011

no menu, no nonsense, all you get to choose is brown or white rice.. But: this is an amazing place. the owner did not adjust the prices like many others. great value always. and pure ayurvedic balanced food... try the drinks - lassis and shakes, all are scrumptious.

Owner, is a kind man who believes in what he does. Very nice guy. food is always plentiful. may get busy at times. Service is on the slower side, but hey, this is about being calm and satisfied, right? strongly recommended! Enjoy

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Thank selcukny
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Reviewed August 2, 2011

It's a price fixe pre-set menu vegetarian Indian joint. Ambience is relaxing: soothing music, vibrant-but-not-crazy paint scheme, and some plants and a waterfall to "deepen" the atmosphere. Food is served in stainless steel... and is clearly stainless! It all comes out at once: six food options, rice (choose one of three types: white, brown, or basmati), and bread if you want it. With all six things in front of you, if you don't like one or two, you can still leave the table sated. You also get to choose from eleven different beverages (which cost extra). I like Indian food, and liked everything they served. Service was attentive without being overbearing, and was unhurried, but didn't drag. Came in feeling a little rush-rush, and sauntered on out when it was over. This review is based on my one and only time there, but if I lived in the City, I'd put this on my "regular rotation."

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Thank HughMcAloon
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Reviewed January 7, 2011

This pleasant cafe features a tasty pre-fixe Indian menu for lunch and dinner that changes daily. The service is friendly; the atmosphere is usually quiet and intimate. The lunch price is quite a bargain, yet the amount of food differs little from the dinner. Great for single diners.

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Thank JJWillers
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