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Aug 10, 2006 05:27 PM

Indian rest.

I will be visiting nyc soon and would like have Indian food. Can anyone recommend a good, reasonably priced Indian restaurant.

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    1. Can you be more specific about price?

      1. Not only price, type of food (there are very different regional Indian cuisines, though most serve North Indian/Punjabi Mughlai restaurant cuisine), preferred area, etc.

        There have been a number of recent threads on Indian food.

        If you're not looking for all vegetarian and reasonable is about $30 with beer I'd start with Cafe Spice (multi-regional). The one in the village tends to be better than midtown.

        Even more reasonable is to do a lunch buffet at one of the upscale midtown places, usually about $13.95. Chola has had raves here, but I haven't tried it yet. I like Bay Leaf, but there have been dissents. Utsav seems to have more fans than Bay Leaf. Stay away from Bombay Palace.

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        1. re: Peter Cherches

          I second the lunch buffet idea. Let me add Diwan on E 48th Street.

        2. I would not suggest Cafe Spice, but I love Bay Leaf and Utsav both. My favorite is Tamarind on 22nd.

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          1. re: tamasha

            Tamarind is beautiful, and fabulous! Upscale and a bit pricey, worth it.