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Saravanaa Bhavan

413 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-6209
+1 212-721-7755
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“thali” (24 reviews)
“dosas” (33 reviews)
“paper dosa” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 15:00 Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
413 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-6209
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Before we get to the coffee, always try the thali if you’ve never tried it before. Over here they come with rice and bread along with the multitude of curries. Although known as lunch Thaalis, they are available past lunch well into 4pm which is...More

Thank Swithinm
Reviewed 20 October 2017

They have home delivery also. The food was very good and little bit spicy. The rava dosa was very good, it was served with 3 types of chetnys and sambar. Their Idly is also good.

Thank Raghu1943
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The breads are just right the dips are somewhat disappointing. I loved going from the spicy dal to the tart cool (yogurt) raita but the dips seemed to all taste the same with no other dimension other than hot. The service was nice in that...More

Thank stealthcook
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Excellent vegetarian Indian dishes. Specializes in dosa (crepes) and uthappams (lentil/rice pancakes). I enjoyed an excellent South Indian Thali on my first visit with a generous and delicious selection of Indian dishes. My second visit I had the Adai Avial which was 2 pancakes made...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Incredible food. Not your normal Indian, and super creative meals. And so affordable and unpretentious.

Thank bradcaugust
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Good restaurant serving south Indian vegetarian dishes .Easily accessible by people living in west Manhattan area.

Thank Raghu1943
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Just as expected....pretty good South Indian food. Huge portions and decent service. We went here on a weekday and got here around noon...had no trouble getting seated. We had the South Indian thali, an uthappam, and a Mysore masala dosa The thali was more than...More

Thank AP_Phoenix_2005
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at this small street side South Indian eatery. The food quality is amazing however, the prices appear to be bit high compared to the level of restaurant. The service was good and responsive . Ordered some spicy stuff, and was really spicy .....More

Thank Ankur_1975
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is some of the best Indian food in Manhattan. But you definitely go for the food, not the atmosphere. It's almost like a cafeteria, and the tables are quite close together. However, you won't care about any of that once you take a bite...More

Thank Ktravel_13
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Good food. But very poor service. Uttapam recommended. 14 idli is their speciality. But had much better South Indian in jersey city and Edison.

Thank Technoco
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31 December 2014|
Response from SenYaga | Reviewed this property |
There is no shuttle. . I took private cab... you can get lot of taxi... mostly NY cabs are cheaper, anyways watch out as driver may go round and round same street to show high number...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-6209
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-721-7755
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