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Darbar Fine Indian Cuisine

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150 E 46th St, New York City, NY 10017-2610 (Between 3rd & Lexington)
+1 212-681-4500
11:30 - 23:00
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Natchez, Mississippi
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never had Indian before and the couple we were with love it. We decided on Darbar and the server was fabulous. Helped us determine what to get and we all got something different. It was the best and we will forever and always be a fan of Darbar. We really enjoyed it and we are from the Deep South, just... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We picked this place as it was close to our hotel on Lexington avenue and we fancied and Indian. We were not disappointed, the food here is really good and it's somewhere I'd definitely recommend eating at.

1 Thank Pete F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were a group of four people. We enjoyed the food. We enjoyed the Service and we enjoyed the atmosphere. Two of our group were very familiar with Indian cuisine; two were relatively new to the experience and did not like spicy food. There was something for all of us, and we all agreed the experience was excellent.

1 Thank OttawaHonoraG
Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Super little place and reasonable for New York prices. Service was excellent and the menu not huge but the onion bhargies were excellent as was the Lamb curry and the Indian beer. Naan bread was fresh and the rice light. Very close to a British Indian and so worth a visit. Give it a try....

1 Thank Peter M
Corte Madera, CA
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been one of my favorites for many years. I love the atmosphere. I love the food. I love the fact that the owner cares that it's patrons are very satisfied with its meals. I moved west nine years ago but whenever I'm back in New York City I try to make my way here for dinner with... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I went with my daughter and we have Indian food all the time so we ordered our favorite dishes. They serve very small portions and it's expensive. 2 pieces of chicken tandoori for 17$, the paneer Masala had like 7 pieces drowning in sauce, the flavors a were good but again not enough. We ordered a cocktail and there bartender... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The food and atmosphere in the restaurant was excellent. The staff were very friendly and attentive throuought.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food and price average The indian variety id huge The cook is clean and the service is 👍 I advise for indean food lovers maybe it is one of the best in Geneva

1 Thank Ziad A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Darbar offers an impressive menu of genuine meat and vegetarian Indian-style dishes, with reasonable prices. The freshly made breads, such as roti and naan, are not to miss. The wide array of choices contains a few unexpected choices, such as a stew of goat (and yes, it was pretty good). If you like Indian food, don't miss it, it's far... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The service was outstanding. The waiter brought us food combinations and tea that were not on the menu. The lamb was tender and not too spicy. A good selection of wines and the happy hour made it possible to enjoy more than one glass. An indian food restaurant not too far from Grand Central station that can be recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Indian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 E 46th St, New York City, NY 10017-2610
    (Between 3rd & Lexington)
  • Public Transportation: Grand Central
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-681-4500
Darbar Indian restaurant has a prime location in midtown Manhattan, right in the heart of New York City, and is a superb choice for authentic Indian food and ambiance. Besides the traditional korma and tandoori preparations, the kitchen experiments with trans-ethnic fusion dishes like Maine crab cakes, and potato croquettes stuffed with goat cheese. Make sure to take advantage of the lunch buffet special, with seafood, lamb or goat, chicken, vegetables, salads and much more.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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