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Darbar Grill

157 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-4029
+1 212-751-4600
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good52%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
Grill, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
157 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-4029
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking at options not too far from our hotel in midtown and chose this Indian restaurant one night. It is small but the food was very good and the service was also very good. We ordered a lot of food and could not...More

1  Thank TripPhotographer52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner here Saturday night. We had shrimp curry, a lamb dish, and garlic naan. All were really, REALLY good. And the service was very polished and efficient.

1  Thank Marjorie H
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Visited this restaurant for lunch buffet on a Saturday. The curries were cold and below par in taste. The butter naan hardly had any butter. Veg options in the buffet are limited but the non veg section had some variety. Deserts were good with Gajar...More

Thank adityamandhare
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal at Darbar Grill. House speciality Chicken Madras a real delight, very flavorsome and good service to round it off. Will be back on next visit to NY.

1  Thank Dominic B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We went for Lunch buffet, sitting and service was good. Buffet had good set of options and was good except Lamb curry where Lamb was not fully cooked and was a bit chewy.

1  Thank Nambiar02
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The service was impeccable. Top notch. The food was delicious. This was my first time eating Indian food. I love spicy food so they gave me extra spice on the side. Soooo good!!

1  Thank risarockett
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My wife and I passed by the Darbar Grill and liked the look of the place. Not every Indian restaurant in New York has a tandoor so we decided to come back one evening and give it a try. The service was attentive and prompt....More

1  Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

And the prices are fair for a better than neighborhood joint. The question is whether this is better than a neighborhood joint. That chicken tika masala was a little too tomatoey but the chicken was decent. The naan with cheese was a bit unsubtle and...More

1  Thank EdGrapeZ
Reviewed 11 July 2017

With loads of Indian restaurants in the area, we asked the doorman at the hotel for his recommendation. Without missing a beat, he said Darbar Grill. As it was only a few blocks from our midtown hotel, we made a bee-line to it and were...More

1  Thank rugbyref1979
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I went here when I wanted to have a nice indian Food and this place did not let me down. They served it really well. The food was fresh. The server there was a little dominant and we didn't feel that we had a private...More

1  Thank buddhavaranasi
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28 May 2017|
Response from MLR531 | Reviewed this property |
They do not have a lunch buffet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-4029
    (Between 3rd and Lexington Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: E & V trains to 53rd Street and 4, 5 & 6 trains to 59th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-751-4600
Indian Restaurant Featuring Fine Indian Cuisine: Darbar on 55th. Welcome to Darbar Grill on 55th Street! As your trusted local purveyor of fine Indian cuisine, you can feel good about making us your new go-to Indian restaurant in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. With an unparalleled convenience, modern amenities, traditional stylings and delicious Indian cuisine, Darbar is your number one destination for a quick lunch, a romantic dinner out or delivery for those nights you just don't feel like cooking. If you've been searching for an Indian eatery that you can trust for great food at unbelievable prices, Darbar on 55th is your top choice.
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