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211 E 46th St, New York City, NY 10017-2935 (2nd & 3rd Avenues)
+1 212-888-0820
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I would not call myself a connoisseur of Indian food but I had Indian food have restaurants in many different parts of the country. This restaurant is above average. The food was good and Morse were more importantly very appropriately spice. The surface service was also good. Order the lamb entree which was quite spicy and the server did warn... More 

Thank Tourist66
Cobham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ordered via UBEREats, order is not late by over 45 minutes past the initial advertised delivery time. Terrible, dishonest service. Don't participate, if you cannot provide decent service.

Thank LuxPlorer
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They indeed live up to their "savory street food and breads to tantalizing vegetable specialties and fragrant curries, to signature tandoor-grilled meats and seafood"..... there were 6 of us .... and every one of us had a wonderful meal from all of the categories in their repertoire .... accompanied by cold perfect Kingfisher beer. We were thrilled that the generous... More 

Thank Carolyn B
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious, fresh, authentic, indian food,very good service, nice atmosphere, prices were fair market, and food was filling, even my 6 year old (who is a picky eater) LOVED IT!!!!

Thank nicola a
ft lauderdale, florida
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33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Delicious Indian food, an attentive service and a classy setting make up for a perfect dinner experience. The one star Michelin is justified.

Thank fredayr
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere , elegant and peaceful decor. Privacy thanks to light fabric separations . The food is divine For example , The appetizer light crisped cauliflower with spices. The Paner Tulsi , nice texture with the right among of spice . My husband and son who are meat and fish eaters were not disappointed by the creativity . Service impeccable .... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Oneida, New York
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Absolutely delicious Indian food. Service was impeccable, atmosphere was delightful. There diners, multiple dished shared. Each dish was as good as the next. I understand it has Michelin stars. Not surprised. I particularly liked the Manchurian Cauliflower though everything was fabulous!

Thank Pat B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and i booked for lunch as it said on their web it was michelin star. What a let down. It was filthy, with dirty seats, cracked floor tiles and the most disgusting toilets i have ever seen! My beer came with ripped labels on it. No major issue there but as for the food.I still feel ill thinking... More 

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152 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Haute cuisine does not usually apply to Indian restaurants but this exception proves the rule. From the suave, urbane, ebony reincarnation of Jeeves who casts an all-seeing eye over the establishment, one is constantly pampered. We visited during, and used the menu of, restaurant week. The appetizers, meal and deserts were all excellent. However one must put the typical expectations... More 

Thank Ian T
Brisbane, Australia
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66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

If you are expecting service with a smile, them forget this place. Starting from the lady who showed us to our table to every waiter who served us had a grumpy face on. The only guy with a smile was the one in the suit ( I guess he is the manager). Food was good but not worth the price... More 

Thank Anj16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 E 46th St, New York City, NY 10017-2935
    (2nd & 3rd Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 4,5,6,7 Trains to Grand Central. M101, M102, M103 Buses to 44th St.; M15 to 46th St.; M15 Select to 42nd St. or 50th St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-0820
Tulsi features distinctive regional Indian cuisine created by Chef Hemant Mathur, critically acclaimed for his clean, distinct flavors and a master of tandoor cooking - from savory street food and breads to tantalizing vegetable specialties and fragrant curries, to signature tandoor-grilled meats and seafood. Designed for comfort, relaxation and the enjoyment of food, drinks and conversation, the 55-seat dining room and 15-seat bar/lounge reflects modern India with a nod to cultural traditions and motifs.

Guests may also enjoy a seven-course Chef's Tasting Menu (also a Chef's Vegetarian Tasting Menu) and bar snacks, as well as a thoughtful list of spice-friendly wines, handcrafted cocktails and beers. "Tulsi" (pronounced TOOL-see) means divine basil.

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