Chola, Indian Restaurant
Located at 232 E 58th St New York City, Chola has it all. Incredible food, hospitable, friendly service, clean, warm atmosphere and reasonable prices.
A must if you like indian food but you better beware, all the others will seem only so-so after this.
They have an excellent variety and quality of food. More creative menus than most other Indian restaurants, and a chef that really knows his business.
On my last visit, if I remember correctly I had the daal, that was very good as was the chicken Chutneywala and the extraordinary Lamb Vindaloo
This used to be my secret lunch find: all-you-can-eat buffet with chaat, bhajia, 4 or 5 meat curries, fried fish, various veg dishes, naan PLUS tandoori chicken PLUS dosa PLUS desserts (gulab jamun, kheer or rasmalai, etc). Really more than even someone with a hefty appetite could finish. All for a mere $14 or so. Then the masses discovered the place, the quality of the service (which had been outstanding) plummeted, and it became impossible to get a table at lunch without a long wait. Victims of their own success - how sad.