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Indigo Indian Bistro

$$ - $$$
Upper West Side
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283 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10023-2303
+1 212-579-7652
11:00 - 23:00
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Surfside, Florida, United States
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74 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

I met my kids in NYC and we were looking for a spot to have lunch as it began snowing. Indigo Indian Bistro was one of the first restaurnts we ran into. So, to avoid the snow storm that strengthened by the minute we walked in. And, we were not disappointed. The restaurant is small, and narrow and we were... More 

Thank Gilkatzman
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514 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

I ordered the Lamb Vindaloo - spicy - and it came out tasty and with a good heat. Like many Indian restaurants in America they do add tomato to the curry...but such is life. The Vindaloo was served with rice and naan and the portions were enormous - I had leftovers for lunch the next day. And there were also... More 

Thank Leo M
Atlantic Beach, FL
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The main course gets a rave review. Service was fine except I ordered Nan (bread) and it came out after I had finished both the appetizer and the main course - and they charged for it!?!

Thank MtnMadMan
New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The fixed price lunches which we ordered at this tiny storefront restaurant were only $10 each and included rice, naan, and a main course. I had lamb rogan josh and my wife had chicken with mango. Both were delicious and more food than with of us could comfortably eat. The dinner fixed price menus also include an appetzer and are... More 

Thank LWL3333
New York City, New York
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579 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I've eaten at this tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurant on Columbus several times. The food is very good especially the Chicken Tiki Masala. Yum. They make it mild, medium or spicy. It's good food. The decor is faded, and it's a little grungy inside, but it's worth it. The service isn't especially friendly, but it's efficient. It's not cheap but not too... More 

Thank ClintPage
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Good value for lunch menu-10 dolars.Good nann,good rice and chicken curry. Good and friendly personal

Thank Sasulka V
New York, New York, United States
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175 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

This is a very good neighborhood restaurant. I highly recommend them Prices are good and food is very good.

Thank Kaijk
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138 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Chicken Tikka Masala was recommended. Nice! $14 with subtly nuanced clove basmati rice. Another guy went out with chicken korma. They use several delivery services too.

Thank Sawhira
Sydney, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Absolutely loved the food here. I got their very cheap lunch special (I choose butter chicken with rice and garlic naan). It was so good. After the meal when I was walking with my partner towards the Natural History Musuem we couldn't stop discussing how good the food was. I have had Indian food many times, so to have something... More 

Thank Sydney_girl89
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Good menu, nice portions, easy location, clean, friendly service - stop looking for another place to get your fix.

Thank bri9ett

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 283 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10023-2303
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-579-7652

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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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Upper West Side
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