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Banjara Indian Restaurant - CLOSED

97 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2902
+1 212-477-5956
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
15 Mar 2015
“They moved! Please find the new location. It's worth it!”
31 Dec 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
97 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2902
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Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

We went to 97 1st Ave and they weren't there. So we called and they gave us the new address 100 2nd Ave just a street over. They felt bad we couldn't originally find them and more than made up for it with the great...More

1  Thank JustHelene
Reviewed 31 December 2014

My family and I had dinner at Banjara/Haveli and the food was superb. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Anne2419
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Seen this restaurant on Anthony Bourdains tv show. booked a weekend to NY and it was exactly as I thought. Delish. And even better was the owner or owners wife. She was so friendly and welcoming. She was just as special as the food. Thank...More

2  Thank Greg D
Reviewed 16 May 2014

For the last five years if anyone asked for a good indian restaurant I praised banjara to the gods the corner of 6th and 1st in the east village. I am a chef of over forty years experience who has actually cooked indian for the...More

Thank Mia V
Reviewed 5 March 2014

This is one of our favorite restaurants when we travel to New York, we love it´s authenticity and quality. Not very nice decor, but the most important thing is the food and they have the best. Last time we visited we had to walk like...More

Thank Marce S
Reviewed 30 December 2013

I visited this place in April when I was in New York on a business trip and it was quite a delight. The coolest thing is that they have a good variety of wine and beer for that perfect dining experience. I tried their poori...More

Thank Silas K
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Great Indian food in the city. The options were typical Indian selections, our water glasses were never empty, and service was simply wonderful. Great find on our day of wandering.

1  Thank jbwatsonusf
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Went with family for dinner. Server handled good, awesome ambiance Food was tasty. lingering Desert .

Thank Kumar C
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Great selection of dishes from different regions, we had delicious chicken livers, super good quality lamb chops, two different salads, naan bread (plain and with cheese),of course rice. Al this with bottle of good wine, service was excellent, we enjoyed very much our dinner for...More

Reviewed 13 September 2013

Banjara is just a good Indian restaurant, having that thing that is most important for a restaurant: good, tasty food. All the classics are delicious here, like the nan (bread), appetizers, chicken tika masala, tandoori chicken (bar-b-q), lamb shaag ghust (with spinach), classic desserts, plus...More

Thank GoGirlToo
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2902
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-477-5956
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