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Chennai Garden - CLOSED

129 E 27th St, New York City, NY 10016-8959
+1 212-685-7301
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“dosas” (14 reviews)
“paneer dish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
129 E 27th St, New York City, NY 10016-8959
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is an authentic south Indian vegetarian restaurant (they also have Gujarati dishes) in a friendly informal environment. The food and service is excellent. If you love this kind of food or would like to experience a different twist on what you think Indian food...More

Thank likequietLA
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Really enjoyed our Indian meal with a great variety of dishes which were suggested by the Maitre de . He was very attentive and didn't encourage us to over order as I have experienced in other establishments. Eating out in NYC can be very expensive...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Last Saturday we visited our daughter in New York City and had lunch with her at this Indian restaurant. There were several "idli" and "dosai" items on the menu I had never tried before. The three of us ordered the Pondicherry Dosai, Kanjeepuram idli (made...More

Thank JPatWP
Reviewed 18 June 2016

If you are looking for first-rate dosas in NYC this is definitely a great place to go. I was very impressed. Have had other dosas in NY and been disappointed. This was like being back in South India.

Thank Arlene S
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We frequent this place several times a year for dosa, and this time there was a mix-up with one of our orders. Never-the-less, it was consumed and enjoyed. The service was a little off that evening, as well, but not critically so. My paneer dosa...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

The South Indian food is a speciality here.. Amazing food.. Although the ambience of the place is not very appealing but the food is great. Do try the idli vara and rasam combination, it is very spicy, but worth it!

Thank Aisha214
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

We got here for lunch and were really excited as we had to wait for quite some time to be seated. That has to mean something no?! However, I was highly disappointed with the quality of the food, the attitude of the waiter and the...More

Thank Jellylow
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

We were there in November. We found it in Lonely Planet. This is purerly vegetarian restaurant. You will not find any meat dish there, but if you are ok with this - it is worth to go there. Meals are very good and full of...More

Thank MarekB76
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Hadn't been to Chennai Garden for a long time -- stopped in for dinner and had the most delicious dosa ever! I had the onion rava masala but the others all looked great too. Incredibly crispy and tasty shell, filling was great. Terrific for vegetarians....More

Thank businessMomMA
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Now here are some updates first..this restaurant is now renamed as Chennai Garden tiffin wallah and is now located in 127 E 28th street NY..http://www.tiffindelivery.us/ here goes their website..reservations are recommended..all the people are straight from Chennai, India to provide the most authentic food may...More

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  • Address: 129 E 27th St, New York City, NY 10016-8959
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-685-7301
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