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Haveli Banjara Indian Restaurant

$$ - $$$
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100 2nd Ave, Between 5th & 6th St, New York City, NY 10003-8307
+1 212-982-0533
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Showing 52: English reviews
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been eating at Haveli for over 20 years, and when the restaurant came under new ownership we did notice a difference. We were a little disappointed that things were different, though not necessarily worse. We went back again yesterday for dinner and were pleasantly surprised. We tried a few new dishes (the lamb dumpakht was new to us... More 

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Thank Julia F
Ancaster, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

My husband and I walked in without reservation on on the hottest day of the summer..The staff was very friendly and helpful. We are only slightly familiar with Indian food so we described which foods we had tried in the past and that we did not know the name of these dishes. Our waiter was able to help us with... More 

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Thank Janine M
Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I dined here Saturday night with friends. I would highly recommend this spot to anyone. The service and food were above and beyond.

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Thank inkhaus
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Service is still great and they look after you but our four vegetarian and chicken dishes were very poor. If we hadn't been so British about it we would have sent it back!! It's sad as last time we went last year it was 4*. What's going on guys?

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Thank Cris S
NYC
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101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Haveli/Banjara is by far my favorite Indian restaurant in NYC. I've been going out for Indian in NY for years and Haveli is consistently great. The food is good (with vegan options), the service is excellent, there is a full bar (including Indian beer), and the interior is very pleasant and comfortable. Highly recommended.

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Thank ygNYC
Spain
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Yummy food and good service best tandoori chicken I've eaten. The food was brought out about 15minutes after ordering and got a surprise mango ice cream dessert Prices are fairly decent about $15 a dish I'd come again.

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Thank 22maria2256
Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

If you're looking for indian food in Manhattan, this is the spot. Everything we had was amazing and the chef treated us with mango sorbet after we refused dessert because we were so full. That sorbet was blissful! Definitely coming back on my next trip to NY.

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Thank Ronid81
New York
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

The best food. The best drinks. I've been going there since I discovered it, I think over 20 years ago. The prices are good. The service is excellent. The food is fabulous. The atmosphere is wonderful. It's family friendly, but it's also romantic and cozy. It IS the best Indian restaurant I know. YOU WILL LOVE IT. It's a great... More 

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Thank GeorgiaW55
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this restaurant. The manager and the waiters were very nice and helpful. The food was wonderful. The best part were the fruit sherbets. Totally recommend.

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Thank MARODZ
Princess Anne, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

There were seven of us, on a Sunday afternoon. The place was quite empty. We wanted to go upstairs, but only open at night. We all ordered different meals which, came at a reasonable time. The food was fine. The waiter attentive. He also brought all of us free ice cream, a nice touch.

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Thank Ralph B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 2nd Ave, Between 5th & 6th St, New York City, NY 10003-8307
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-982-0533

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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