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57 W. 48th St. (Fifth & Sixth Aves.) Send to Phone
Elegant atmosphere and high quality Indian in Midtown.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Shaan of India Restaurant Review

: Luxurious banquettes, striking ethnic tapestries, romantic lighting and well-spaced tables are the elegant touches at Shaan that knock it a notch above many Indian eateries. The classical sitarist who plays on Friday and Saturday evenings only adds to that atmosphere. Shaan's kitchen, which produces a generous all-you-can-eat luncheon buffet, is capable of uncommon refinement at dinner. Tandoors send forth lobster, rack and whole leg of lamb, and one of the most savory quail dishes we've ever had. Other good choices: methi palak corn (baby corn in spinach sauce with fenugreek) and lobster in a spicy ginger-accented red sauce. If asked, solicitous servers may indicate a few grandmother dishes such as flour puffs stuffed with potatoes, chickpeas and sprouted beans, topped with tamarind and mint sauce, or potato patties stuffed with minced lamb.

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