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1315 43rd Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101-6818
+1 718-784-7444
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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153 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Excellent Indian food from 11:00 AM to 5:00 AM, I have never seen a place like this. Piping hot India bread and curry at 2:00 AM. Love to recommend this place to anyone in that area.

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Miami
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123 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This place was actually referred to me by an Indian. But I was not impressed. Was there for lunch and they had a typical buffet for lunch. The naan was very good, but the other items seemed like they were trying to cut corners to get their cost on the buffet down. I would not return. I gave them an... More 

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Thank SteveSto
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Portrayed in purpose of enthusiasm for my book, The Fast Track One-Day Detox Diet (Morgan Road Books, 2005), this framework is, when in doubt, less an eating regimen than a multipart program for sound living. It has been intentionally attempted in a clinical setting.

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Thank Sam A
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Tried this for dinner as it was a couple of blocks from the LIC Hotel, where I am staying. The chicken pakora was more like chicken strips than what was expecting, but the flavor was outstanding. Lamb biryani was, I think, milder than I was expecting, but loaded with lamb and the portion was so large even I couldn't finish... More 

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Thank RayBannon
New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2016

The food was so good that I began wanting to eat Indian food regularly but was unable to find any other Indian restaurant to match their flavor and portions. My husband, who is the pickiest eater in the world, even loved their food. I will have to drive to get their food, but it is worth it. I'm glad I... More 

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Thank elenor c
New York City, New York
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126 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Food is good, portions are usually generous. Service is not great and this has not improved with the renovation which has significant improved the interior. I take out more often than I eat in, but the quality of the food does keep me as a regular customer.

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Thank Amyloidbeta
Eynsham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013

The service was at best luke warm. The food was not terrible, but not that great. There is a deli shop around the corner called Jassis, which has tastier food.

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Thank SharkeyOxford_UK_
Denver, Colorado
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276 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2012 via mobile

This is one of the best Indian restaurants, ever. I've been travelling all over the world and the food served here is one of the best Indian meal ever. This all at a very fair price as well. Don't mind the interior as it is rather "old baked".

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Thank thenitai
Canada
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2012

It isn't pretty but the food is very good - very popular with locals, business people and cab drivers, this unassuming diner is holding what is no doubt a prime real estate spot in Long Island City, an area now being developed with condos and restaurants. Indian food with complex flavours, well priced. Everything I have had here is terrific... More 

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Thank velo007
Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2012

We stayed at the Comfort Inn, a few blocks away from this restaurant. Wanted to have Indian food and this was the closest. Five Star Diner is adjacent to the Five Star Banquet. We went to the Diner on a Sunday at about 2 pm. There is no buffet on Sundays. So, we ordered from the menu - Malai Kofta,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 43rd Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101-6818
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 718-784-7444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?