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“Possibly the one of worst”
Review of Saravanaa Bhavan

Saravanaa Bhavan
Ranked #2,553 of 14,311 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: US$20 - US$25
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 15 September 2013

It is unbelievable this restaurant is even open for business when there are so many options in NYC. In spite of friends warnings, we decided to give it a shot. First, therewas no bottled water for purchase. Some of the food was edible, mostly tasteless. Then, we found hair in a dessert order. First the waiter claimed not to see it. Once we fully dug it out for him, he took it into the kitchen, came back out and without even a basic apology, barked "Do you want another one", REALLY! And then a pre calculated tip on the bill. Disgusting food and equally disgusting service.

Thank Lydia B
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

As a previous reviewer noted, lack of attention is the modus operandi. We walked in and could have seated ourselves. No one looked up or acknowledged our presence. After some time we ordered some beers with dinner. When the food arrived, we had to remind the waiter to bring them. And the restaurant was nearly empty! While the food was ok, we would never go back. Food alone doesn't make a restaurant!

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1  Thank Howard S
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Reviewed 1 September 2013 via mobile

I went to this packed restaurant and tofind no one actually pays attention. I waited at the door for a few seconds and then proceeded inside. It seemed that nobody would have minded if i straight gone to the kitchen to make food by myself. Everything in this joint didn't make sense. Finally i ordered a couple of overpriced substandard food. Surely they need more staff and need to learn the basics of customer service.

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1  Thank Benkmat
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Reviewed 30 August 2013

Must say that this place does serve very good veg food. Very good ambience too. Worth a visit if you are looking for veg indian food.

Thank S S
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Reviewed 24 August 2013

I just got a masala dosa for carry out. It was good but seemed a bit pricey, $15. Maybe this is typical for NYC but the indian restaurant next door was a better value. Of course, that restaurant did serve south Indian food and Dosas, but their other items were good.

Thank Bill K
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