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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Marlow Bistro is an Italian restaurant on the Upper West Side that feels like the setting of a first date scene from a 90s romantic comedy.
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Moti Mahal Delux
Moti Mahal Delux, on the Upper East Side, is the first US franchise of the massive Indian restaurant chain from New Delhi.
Vatan is an incredibly fun Indian restaurant in Kips Bay where the only option is a vegetarian, all-you-can-eat dinner.
Bukhara Grill is an Indian restaurant in Midtown East that makes some of the best dal in the city.
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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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