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Indigo Indian Bistro

357 E. 50th St., New York, NY, 10022
nr. First Ave.

Avg. Rating

Food: 5
Service: 5
Décor: 6
"Mixed Reviews"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

33% would go back.

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Unbelievably Bad

By UWSFoodSnob on 12/6/2011

  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

I'm not even sure I can adequately describe my recent experience at Indigo. Upon entry, I should have turned and fled. The place is filthy. There are wires hanging from holes all over the ceiling. We had the luxury of sitting on the upper level, where we could wistfully gaze at the inch-thick dust coating the lamp at eye-level. They had the RADIO blasting, and most of our meal was accompanied by commercials. The food was mediocre at best, and in no way true Indian fare. The paint job looked like a 5 year-old did it. From start to finish, it was possibly the worst NYC dining experience I've had in 12 years. It is hard to believe this place remains open in a neighborhood I'd like to think would hold its tastes to a higher standard. Absolutely do not waste your money here.

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73 out of 150 people found this review helpful.

Bad food and bad customer service

By nyfoodie10 on 10/29/2010

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Food: 2
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 6
  • No, I would not go back!

Just ordered food from them and the okra (bhindi) is really unappetising. The other dish ( Panner Masala ) is not bad. When I called about the okra I was told by the woman on the phone that "that's the way we make it". Very disappointed. I guess we are not ordering from them again.

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86 out of 163 people found this review helpful.


By Ashok on 10/15/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Best Indian food I have ever tasted in New York. Excellent staff; excellent service; excellent food. Will have no hesitation recommending it to one and all.

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