Modern NYC Indian Restaurants You Have to Try

Are you tired of the same old New York City restaurant rotation?

Spice up your appetite with these modern Indian restaurants! New York City is currently experiencing an influx of elevated modern Indian restaurants that are true testaments to the vastness and variety of Indian cuisine. With beautiful spaces, enthralling ambiance, innovative interpretations and divine flavor combinations, these are the places you have to book for your next special meal!

Via Emon Hassan for New York Times

175 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009

Named as one of Grub Street’s Best New Restaurants of 2015, Babu Ji is a bright and bustling restaurant featuring a self-serve refrigerator packed with 40 varieties of beers, a taxidermy peacock, and Bollywood movies projected on its walls. The restaurant serves fun and inventive dishes perfect for a night out with friends.

SALIDO loves the General Tso’s Cauliflower and the Unauthentic Butter Chicken!


1133 Broadway, New York, NY 10010

Inday is an Indian health eatery with a cool and modern design that serves “vibrant and energizing” bowls that you can build yourself. They use the freshest seasonal ingredients and you have a choice of a base, two sides, one protein, and two garnishes. Inday is also available for catering and would be perfect for any get-together.

SALIDO loves the raita sauce on everything.


123 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019

Looking for something especially special? Indian Accent offers an upscale dining experience with sensational tasting menus. The restaurant itself is beautiful and chic with gold and grey tints with an outdoor dining area. The restaurant describes its menu as “nostalgic Indian dishes with an openness towards global techniques and influences.”

SALIDO loves the tasting menu if you are especially hungry and haven’t eaten all day. However, if you are not as hungry order a la carte to avoid being stuffed!


60 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY 10011

Opened in May and located in the West Village, Tapestry is an exciting restaurant that interweaves Indian cuisine with worldly influences. The restaurant interior is contemporary introducing natural wood, geometric shapes, and golden highlights. Michelin-starred chef Suvir Suran recreates comfort-food dishes with memorable flavors picked up from his international travels.

SALIDO loves the smoky eggplant bruschetta, fritto misto, and red hot lobster curry.

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