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Milon Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
East Village
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93 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2922
+1 212-228-4896
12:00 - 00:00
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Milan, Italy
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I really love Indian cooking and this restaurant is fantastic and the courses have a great taste! All the the staff is very kindly. I would like advise you the tandoori courses 'cause i think that they are the best food.

1 Thank 887Alexy
Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

very colorful and funny restuarant. Food is ok and prices are reasonable we did spent a nice night. Only a couple of concern about health and safety and also i did not like the fact that you can't order almost anything to drink.

1 Thank Anelbar
Phoenix, Arizona
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

A wide range of the usual Indian foods. Good rather than great, excellent service and great value. Fun decor. Not world class, but good and tasty. I would cheerfully go back. If you haven't tried Indian food before, this world be a good place to start. You will have a good time and enjoy the flavors. Beware, cash only.

1 Thank Craig P
London, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Milon is a restaurant in a section of 3 which all seemed to have similar decor and food. We went to this one as we thought it was the one that features in the most recent Netflix series of Daredevil, but we couldn't be sure. Yes, the decor is crazy and looks beautiful from the pics but once you get... More 

1 Thank Jess M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We went here for a friends birthday dinner recently - we had extreme difficulty getting into the restaurant first of all as it was very cramped. We then all sat and ordered from a set menu they produced which showed $20 per person. We all ordered appetizers and main dishes. Only 7 of the appetizers came out, leaving 6 of... More 

1 Thank Sarah R
Irvine, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

So much I could say about this place, but where to start! So, first, the decor, oh my! It is the first thing you notice & it has got some character! wow! make sure to duck! And the food; Not only is the food excellent, but all the staff are so very welcoming and friendly. all of them. Last, if... More 

1 Thank alodor89
Salt Lake City, Utah
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

When you get inside the restaurant you are immediately immersed in dangling colored lights. It's like Bollywood club meets restaurant. The food was good. We got chicken tandoori masala, chicken coconut curry, and chicken biryini. All had good flavor but a bit small of portions for what I was expecting. First tip- make reservations. This is a small restaurant and... More 

Thank Michael S
Portland, Oregon
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Intended to go to the restaurant directly next door whose lights were even more bright and ambiance a bit more lively, but unfortunately ended up at Milon due to seating. While Milon did have a similarly fun interior to next door and looked like it had actual New Yorkers dining there (instead of tourists like us!) I expected the food... More 

Thank RelationshipGeorge
New York City, New York
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

The wait staff did not take my food allergies seriously. They lied about ingredients, and as a result, I was sick for a full day. I can contribute my illness to this restaurant because it was the only food I ate all day which I had not prepared myself. I am allergic to dairy, and they said the masala did... More 

Thank 496diane
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Fun and fast service, atmosphere is unique ,food is very good, I like Indian food more spicy but verry good!

Thank jeff176

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10
Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2922
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-228-4896

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

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