2019 Best Indian Restaurants in New York Area

Best Indian Food
in New York

The route to India was sought by Vasco da Gama and Christopher Columbus for its valuable spices. Saffron, turmeric, ginger and coriander — these are the tastes that define Indian food.

If you're craving tandoori, tikka masala, spicy curries or any of the cuisine's other vibrant, artfully prepared dishes, try one of these Top Indian Restaurants in New York, presented in alphabetical order.

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Benares
14/20
Above-average Indian specialties hailing from the top to the bottom of the subcontinent. See More

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Bhatti Indian Grill
13/20
Nicely done Indian cuisine offers dishes beyond the norm. See More

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Darbar Grill
14/20
Above-average Indian cuisine in a relaxed Midtown East setting. See More

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Dawat
14/20
Feast on Madhur Jaffrey's menu at one of the best Indian spots in town. See More

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Dhaba
13/20
"Roadside" Indian fare a notch above the rest in Murray Hill. See More

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Junoon
14/20
Elevated Indian fare in an elegant environment. See More

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Moti Mahal Delux
14/20
Above-average Indian fare at this U.S. outpost of the popular subcontinental chain. See More

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Rahi
14/20
Indian cuisine through a "New York lens" in the West Village. See More
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Tamarind Tribeca
14/20
Upscale Indian in a sleek and modern location in the heart of TriBeCa. See More

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Utsav
13/20
Traditional Indian dining in the Theater District. See More

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