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Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant

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93 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2922
+1 212-598-4610
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Sao Paulo, SP
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Starting with a relaxed and different atmosphere! It makes it seem like you're somewhere else in the world !! Wonderful food and the best Samosa I've ever eaten !!

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1 Thank van_aiello
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

van_aiello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review! We're so glad that you had an awesome time with us -- we can't wait to serve you again. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We went there for the laughs, as its been an icon in the East Village for the longest. Just arriving at the place was a weird experience: the restaurant next and below it have people outside (along with Pranna's own) who start tauting you to go to "their" restaurant. Weird competition. Should have seen our WTF face. Inside its unique,... More 

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Thank Milly L
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

C, thanks for coming to see us. It's unusual to see that you didn't enjoy our food. We must apologize to you for not being at our best. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant More 

New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Very odd experience. The restaurant was so crowded and cramped, patrons had to walk sideways down the only walkable space to get to the back. Three times, I had someones butt hit my plate (gross). There were so many lights and decorations hanging from the ceiling I could not stand up straignt without being hit in the head. It was... More 

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1 Thank robessjo
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Robessjo, we're sorry that your visit with us wasn't a great one. We have an inviting space and do get quite busy, but we always want to make sure that our guests are comfortable. It appears we weren't on top of our game when you were in, and we're sorry for that. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant More 

New York, NY
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017

A few days ago I got one of my occasional sudden cravings for authentic Indian food. The island of Manhattan is filled with Indian restaurants, expensive or cheap, fancy or home style, authentic or fusion. For years you could go to 6th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues (and around the corners at both ends) to find restaurant after restaurant... More 

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Thank dontstopkeepmoving
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We're truly excited to see that you enjoyed dining with us. We love offering up delicious dishes like our chicken tikka masala in an exciting and fun atmosphere. We can't wait to host you again. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant More 

Palermo, Italy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We came to visit this place with my friend and we were shocked how rude was waiter with us. First he insisted in agressive manner that we should pay 20$ or more or we couldn't eat there. Even as we agree when it was time to pay he made up his own price he said just give me 25$ and... More 

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Thank Elena B
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Elena, we are so sorry to see that you didn't have an excellent time with us. Service like this is rare, and we will need to look into this situation further. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant More 

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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

When you think of NY food you do not think of curry. Therefore, I was pleasantly surprised at how good this curry was. A very small restaurant, which can fell pretty cramp, but a nice atmosphere. Food and drink orders were promptly taken. Food came quick and portion size was food. I ordered the butter chicken which was not at... More 

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Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Alice, thanks so much for the amazing review. It's wonderful to see that you loved our curry and atmosphere. We would love to have you in again for another great meal. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for a friends birthday. It was ok not great. It just ok. Thank goodness we found out that you could bring your own wine because they don't serve alcohol.

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Thank madiba-usa
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

We're glad that you allowed us to have you in for such a special occasion! Thank you for celebrating with us. We can't wait to see you again. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This was by no means the best curry i've had, the food was a little bland, the space was far too cramped and the service wasn't the best (drink spilt on my wife within 2 minutes and only a serviette and a vague apology was offered) but the atmosphere and kitsch decor is like nothing else. Don't expect a fine... More 

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Thank GLWayne
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the fantastic review. We're so glad to see that you love our entire dining experience and that we were able to show you a fantastic time. We can't wait to have you in again! Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Our friend took us down here for a curry. First time we've experienced the East Village, which we liked a lot! Really funny how when you arrive there are actually 3 competing restaurants with the same decor and nothing between them really! Just some friendly banter between what seems like members of the same family trying to steal each other's... More 

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Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming in and seeing us! It was our pleasure to host you and your friends. Our dining experience is a fun and exciting one, and we're so glad that you enjoyed our fun vibe. We do get quite busy and apologize for shifting you outside. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant More 

Brisbane, Australia
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162 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is certainly the most colourful restaurant I have been to. Full of multicoloured lights it has a great atmosphere. But this is not were it ends. The service, in spite of being fully occupied, was friendly and good. The food offered is northern Indian. The food was excellent and we enjoyed everyone of the dishes we tried. Definitely a... More 

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Thank 31Extensivetraveller
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

We do have a lot of colors! Thanks so much for coming in, it was our honest pleasure to host you, and knowing that you loved everything from the ambiance to the food truly makes our day. We can't wait to have you in again. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2922
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-598-4610
Description
Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant is where inspired Indian cuisine meets a unique decor.

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