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Karahi

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118 Christopher St, New York City, NY 10014-4246
+1 212-965-1515
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12:00 - 14:45
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:45
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:45
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I have mixed feelings about this restaurant. The food taste was on the so-so side. The portions are big. I will say 1meal is good for 2 people that are not that hungry. My husband choice was so big, he left half of the portion. He was full. I did eat mine however, left 1/3 of the rice and 1/2... More 

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Thank Nedelka M
Cairo
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329 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I had a nice dinner at that little place in the village. Friendly people and very good, spicy food. There is no other Indian restaurant in the vicinity. Go than!

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Thank sakkara11
Manhasset, New York
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194 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We were 7 people, a lot for the small restaurants on Christopher Street.We really wanted to eat in the Thai restaurant, but the wait was too long. We looked in next door at Karahi, and it was empty. We were nervous. The prices were higher than we wanted to spend, and the portions were small, but all was tasty and... More 

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Thank Lee T
New York, New York, United States
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This was a take-out order. I got the Vegetarian Lunch Special for $7.95. I was concerned about getting enough food. But I had a delicious eggplant dish with a nan and rice, and I couldn't finish everything.

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Thank SwamiAsokananda
Paris, France
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I dislike writing negative reviews but our dinner at Karahi was so painful that I am forced to submit this review to TripAdvisor-please view this as a public service. Best of all were the condiments, the spiced onion and the coriander/pepper green sauce, standard fare at many Indian restaurants. My wife had a vegetarian meal, a mish-mash of vegetables with virtually... More 

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1 Thank Steven W
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

In one sentence - high price for a really poor food. I ate the tandoori chicken and it was dry, the soup wasn't good. We asked for a separated bill and they said that they can not do it because it's too complicated.

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Thank Omri D
Hampstead
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237 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We have the vegetable korma and chicken korma. Delicious. Lunch was $7.95 vegetarian, $9.95 meat. This included rice, naan and water. Worth a stop to this cozy place!

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Thank Miyelani
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Wonderful intimate place.....gracious service. The food was excellent! I didnt care for the raita, very watery but maybe that is the way they like to prepare it. The tandoori roti, yellow dal, chicken tikka masala were all wonderfully prepared.

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Thank leah262
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

The food was great and service good. Got a "special" grumpy owner but i guess its a bit caresmatic. We had a great time with chicken tika masala and butter chicken as two courses we both enjoyed very much!

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Thank Petter S
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

My partner and I meet friends in the Village for dinner and drinks. We had decided on Indian and found this little gem on Christopher St. The server was friendly, the service was quick and the food was very good. This is a definite go to when we're in the West Village and in the mood for good Indian food.

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Thank Chris M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Indian, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:45
Monday
12:00 - 14:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:45
Thursday
12:00 - 14:45
Friday
12:00 - 14:45
Saturday
12:00 - 14:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Christopher St, New York City, NY 10014-4246
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-965-1515

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

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