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Ajanta Indian Restaurant

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1237 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10027-6603
+1 212-316-6776
17:00 - 22:30
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677 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The food is very average, though the prices are very reasonable. We had 3 vegetarian items and none of them tasted great, just about okay. We were here for lunch. The service was friendly and the place was not crowded. We had a long gap between two meetings at the University and it was not a bad idea to stay... More 

1 Thank Raghuraman C
New York City
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I enjoy ajanta very much. It is a relaxing meal, far from tourists. I have not seen it very busy but I like it.

Thank Ldunkel
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2014

First off, the person who took our order turned down the student discount first because I din have my ID card. Then, I got a friend who had an ID and the person said he will only give a discount on one dish of the 6 dishes we ordered, which is totally weird. We ordered bunch of things, Tandoori Chicken... More 

Thank rahulanand
Houston, Texas
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2013

We decided to sample some dishes we could compare with most Indian restaurants in the U.S., so we played it safe and ordered chicken tikka masala and vegetable korma. The tikka was pretty good. The sauce was flavorful and the chicken was tender and moist. The korma left much to be desired. Like a previous poster reported, the vegetables tasted... More 

Thank benitodisparos
New York City, New York
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166 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2012

This place seems to have customers in it whenever I walk by. Maybe roped in by the 6.95 lunch special. I went there one time for lunch and that was enough. The food just wasn't very good, frozen veggies, and not very flavorful sauces. Could have been an off day, but try at your own risk.

Thank SFTexan
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2009

I always get the tikka masala and it is very tasty.

Thank thechidz

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1237 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10027-6603
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-316-6776

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