Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Bamiyan

358 Third Ave. (26th St.) Send to Phone
212-481-3232 | Menu
Savory Afghani cuisine served in traditional style.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

* Click here for rating key

  • 5.0 star rating
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
5.0 rating over 3 reviews

Bamiyan Restaurant Review

: You'll feel like a pasha sitting at one of the low window tables on a plush carpet surrounded by cushions. Fortunately for the less limber, normal height tables also are available. To start, order aushak, steamed or fried scallion dumplings that resemble triangular ravioli. Favorite entrées include mildly spiced tender lamb chunks with spinach, coriander and scallion sauce; chicken in yogurt with saffron and tarragon; and any of the charcoal-grilled kebabs. Vegetarians can enjoy salads and pastas including chewy homemade noodles with butter, garlic and yogurt. For dessert, order a pot of soothing shir-chai, Afghani tea flavored with cardamom and rose petals, and goosh-e fil, crackling crisp-fried pastry drizzled with honey and finely chopped pistachios.

User Ratings & Reviews for Bamiyan
 
Discover new restaurants in New York like Cow & Clover
BE IN THE KNOW
New Restaurants in New York
Find all the New York restaurants that have opened recently with GAYOT's round-up.

See What's New in NYC!



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2015

Check out the 2015 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the US and more.