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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Malika

210 E. 43rd St. (Second Ave.) Send to Phone
212-681-6775
A subcontinental refuge for hungry U.N. employees and Indian expats in Midtown East.

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
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  • Dress code: Casual

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Malika Restaurant Review

: It’s hard to toss a piece of naan (Frisbee-style, of course) in New York City and not hit an Indian restaurant. And this Midtown East eatery, located close enough to the U.N. that the secretary general can probably smell the curry, looks on the surface like all the rest: the sunken front room boasts wood paneling with subcontinental-style artwork on the walls and white cloth-covered tables. But the food here rates slightly above the rest. The extensive menu has a few standouts, including malai kofta (veggie kofta wading in a thick pool of almond-and-tomato-laced sauce), prawns vindaloo (with a spicy sauce inspired by Goa) and, the classic, chicken tikka masala, here exceptionally tender.
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