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Tiffin Wallah

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127 E 28th St, New York City, NY 10016-8406 (28 Bet Lex & Park)
+1 212-685-7301
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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285 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After more than 30 years in business, my favorite Indian restaurant recently closed - leaving a giant void in my life. Trying to find something even remotely close has not been easy, but Tiffin Wallah (also known as Chennai Garden by Tiffin Wallah) has definitely helped ease some of the pain! Neither the restaurant or the service are particularly impressive,... More 

Thank delphi927
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We went their with our US colleagues and they were bowled over by delicious paper Dosa, Idlis and other delicacies.

Thank Nitin S
Noida, India
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7 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Firstly the name is " Chennai garden by tiffin wallah". There are lots of Indian restaurant close by to this restaurant but I found it most appealing since it serves only vegetarian food. I found food really good. Southern indian dishes are delicious.Ambience is good and give you a feel that you are in India (not in NY)

Thank Rohit S
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have enjoyed Tiffin Wallah a number of times, especially for lunch. Today, I went there for lunch. After being seated for less than 5 minutes, the manager came over and said: "Are you done, I have people waiting for a table?" I was only there a few minutes. Granted, it was a busy Friday lunch hour. But he ruined... More 

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

What a great vegetarian/ vegan curry restaurant. The staff are so friendly & welcoming, the food is just so lovely I had a spinach dosa which was really good. My sister & brother in law also had Dosa & my mum had a vegetable curry all looked lovely. Would definitely recommend & well worth a visit.

Thank Allison H
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Name is definitely confusing (Chennai garden and tiffin wallah) but the food is good. You get lot of indian food variety within same menu.

Thank Rahul S
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner. First of all name is confusing. Is it tiffin wallah or chennai garden by tiffin wallah? We ordered aloo chaat and samosa chaat for appetizers. Samosa chaat was good but aloo chaat had no spices just bland. For entrees we didnt want to do dosa. So went with north Indian food. Daal makhani and paneer kofta.... More 

Thank Akshat G
Pune, India
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162 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner last night at this Indian restaurant. The Rawa idlis and Dahi wada were tasty. Also enjoyed the Rawa masala dosa!

Thank lalith007pune
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has fantastic food and good service. It is easily recognizable from the street by its green awning, and the Kadai Paneer is positively addictive. I was very pleased with the dining experience there and would gladly refer friends.

Thank Leigh R
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I've been coming here for years and my experience has always been consistently yummy vegetarian food and great prices. Highly recommended.

Thank Mawifo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 E 28th St, New York City, NY 10016-8406
    (28 Bet Lex & Park)
  • Public Transportation: Subway # 6 station is on the corner of 28th and park very close by. So are bus stops on Madison, Lex, 3rd ave, 2nd ave.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-685-7301
Tiffin is actually an old English word for a light meal, and eventually became the name for a multi-compartment metal lunch box. Tiffin Wallah, in India translates as "one who carries the box" Tiffin Wallahs originated over a century ago to bring tasty Indian food to work place and have evolved into an amazing lunch delivery system in India. We are bringing the concept to NYC. Delicious vegetarian South Indian dishes delivered fresh to your table. Currently delivering in Murray Hill area.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?