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Amma

246 E 51st St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10022-6513
+1 212-644-8330
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
246 E 51st St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10022-6513
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1 - 10 of 335 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to a lot of Indian restaurants, and this is definitely one of the best I have ever gone to. Subtle, delicious textures, and interesting unusual dishes, all topped by great service. I can't recommend it enough!

Thank Ingrid B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered the stuffed baby eggplant and tandoori grilled lamb chops. They were fabulous. The garlic nan was just OK, not very garlicky and a bit dry. When I told the waiter that I would like to wrap my leftovers myself, he refused to allow...More

Thank GoogyGagen
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I make a habit of coming here every time I visit NYC. It's a unique place with great, creative food; excellent wine list; and gracious service. It's a quite place - easy for good conversation with friends.

Thank seattlejim01
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Had dinner in the restaurant. The food quality was not authentic .Seeing a rating of 4.5 i thought it must really good, but was bit disappointed with the taste of the Indo Chinese food.

1  Thank RMMMM1
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Nice little restaurant at the corner of 51st and 2nd. Nice clean and friendly inside very pleasant!! Food was very good and service very good and efficient. A little different from your regular Indian restaurant for the better. Prices was very reasonable for NY. Highly...More

Thank Ola M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I've eaten at many Indian restaurants in Canada, UK, France...not India yet, but will get there!..this one has excellent food and I had some new dishes I'd never heard of, along with old faves--great Saag Paneer. Cozy and comfortable environment, open late, very friendly staff,...More

Thank Maryam-getaway
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Recommend by hotel concierge looked really ropey in doorway just a big living room really but food simply great service friendly but fun well worth finding

Thank William H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This small, cozy restaurant offers insanely good Indian food. We had the tasting vegetarian menu which was superb. You could taste such a variety of flavors like cilantro, mint, tomato. So, so delicious. What a find!

1  Thank Kerry O
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Have had food here a couple of times now. The Quality of the preparations though inconsistent but still carries through owing to the spices used and the flavours attempted. It has one of the best karari bhindi's I have ever had in my life and...More

Thank Ash C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

An intimate appealing restaurant located in midtown on the east side. I'm always warmly received even if they don't know me all that well. Great menu choices from Northern Indian cuisine to Southern Indian cuisine. Everything is always fresh and tasty - and reasonably priced.

Thank Mark K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 E 51st St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10022-6513
    (Between 2nd & 3rd Ave)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train, 51st Street Station
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-644-8330
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