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“Eclectic Vegetarian Indian Fare”
Review of Saravanaa Bhavan

Saravanaa Bhavan
Ranked #2,628 of 14,825 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 20 - USD 25
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Kips Bay
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Excellent vegetarian Indian dishes. Specializes in dosa (crepes) and uthappams (lentil/rice pancakes). I enjoyed an excellent South Indian Thali on my first visit with a generous and delicious selection of Indian dishes. My second visit I had the Adai Avial which was 2 pancakes made of a variety of pulses with 2 dishes of curry/coconut sauce for dipping. Also delicious. I ordered the Rasam - a spicy lentil soup. Although the soup was spicy and delicious - it was way over priced at $7.49. Knock off 3 bucks and it would be good value. Looking at the menu it seemed to be the only item that didn't warrant the cost. Great Indian restaurant with eclectic dishes you won't find at many Indian restaurants. Try it and get hooked with a little something different.

Thank Mike T
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Incredible food. Not your normal Indian, and super creative meals. And so affordable and unpretentious.

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Thank bradcaugust
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Good restaurant serving south Indian vegetarian dishes .Easily accessible by people living in west Manhattan area.

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Thank Raghu1943
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Just as expected....pretty good South Indian food.
Huge portions and decent service.
We went here on a weekday and got here around noon...had no trouble getting seated.
We had the South Indian thali, an uthappam, and a Mysore masala dosa
The thali was more than enough to fill a hungry adult's tummy....dosa and uthappam didn't disappoint either. This is our 2nd visit to a saravana bhavan (other visit was to the Paris location near Gare du Nord)....on both occasions we came away happy and more than satisfied!
No complaints at all....if you want your authentic South Indian meal fix.... this is the place for sure!!

Thank AP_Phoenix_2005
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at this small street side South Indian eatery.

The food quality is amazing however, the prices appear to be bit high compared to the level of restaurant.

The service was good and responsive . Ordered some spicy stuff, and was really spicy .. though enjoyed it completely.

Will recommend a must go ..

Thank Ankur_1975
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