Awadh makes northern Indian food like slow-cooked meats, kebabs, and biryani cooked in clay pots with naan layered over the top - which alone is worth the trip. This two-story place also has lots of room, and it’s nice enough for a fifth date or a dinner with your grandparents who are visiting from Westchester.
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From white-tablecloth places to cafeteria-style spots, these are our 27 favorite Indian restaurants in the city.
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If you’re looking for a place to hang out, drink, and play board games on the UWS, e’s Bar is your very best option. Added bonus: they serve food.
Caledonia is a small whiskey bar on the Upper West Side that works for anything from a date to a drink with your parents.
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Smoke Jazz & Supper Club is a jazz spot with great cocktails on the Upper West Side.
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If you’re looking for a nice place to have an expensive, corporate meal in Tribeca, going to Tamarind for Indian food is a good choice.
Malai Marke is one of our favorite Indian restaurants in the East Village. There’s a lot of meat on the menu, but vegetarians can eat very well here.
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Finally, the kind of restaurant the Upper West Side has long been starved for. The Ribbon has style and substance and does classic food right.
While RedFarm doesn’t deliver the most authentic dim sum experience, it is delivering quality food.
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