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Jackson Diner

37-47 74th St., Queens, NY, 11372
nr. 37th Rd.
718-672-1232

Avg. Rating

9
Food: 9
Service: 9
Décor: 9
"Highly Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

88% would go back.

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Bad food and service

By pakis on 1/2/2013

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

I went with family to NY and was pretty upset about the service, dirty restaurant and owner was very rude to someone in restaurant it made me so upset that I will never return there. He was yelling at someone.

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24 out of 46 people found this review helpful.

Jackson Diner is My Favorite Indian Restaurant..the BEST!

By 1chris on 1/9/2010

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

Jackson Diner by far is the best Indian food I have ever tasted in my life. I love it, there are times when I find myself craving it and will make the trip there even in this cold weather. Great environment, friendly service, good prices and the best part is the variety of tasty food. I have gone there on many occasions, especially for their delicious buffet. In fact, many of our office parties and meetings are catered by them. Believe me, it is a clean restaurant, and has recieved wonderful reviews by ZAGAT. I have never had any problems with their food or the service. The food is just too good-I not only eat in, but will order extra food to take out because my family and my kids love it. Jackson Diner is the best!

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122 out of 225 people found this review helpful.

The Best Indian Food in NYC..!

By AndyC on 10/6/2008

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

I have been eating at Jackson Diner for years now, and while I tried other Indian restuarants, they just don't match up with the wonderful food and service at Jackson Diner. I just keep going back there every week for lunch and on weekends for dinner with the family. I still have not found another place that serves such amazing Indian food as Jackson Diner.. You have to try their buffet..they have so much food for so less...and its really delicious. I look forward to work so that I can take my lunchbreak at Jackson Diner. Everything from their naan to their palak paneer to their daal is truly perfection. The decor is nice too..me and my buddies just chill out and have a good time eating and chatting..its very cool place to eat great food and hang out. Honestly, if you want the best Indian food in the city you have got to try this place, believe me you have not tried good Indian food till you go to Jackson Diner...you will leave wanting more and planning your next trip there.

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138 out of 253 people found this review helpful.

I love Jackson Diner!!!

By AmyD on 6/26/2008

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

Its not the "typical" Indian restaurant with dim lights and citar music playing...Instead it is a modern restaurant with a wonderful ambiance. Their food is amazing especially considering the price. Other restaurants charge twice the price for food half as good as JD. Moreover, the service is great, the waiters are friendly and the restaurant is clean and neat. In addition, they have a myriad of dining options, a pleothra of Indian cuisine..so you can get a lot of different food for a reasonable price. The other great aspect is its location. My friends and I just take the subway into Jackson Heights, fuel up at Jackson diner and than head off to the city. My friends love it so much now that they will come out from the city just to eat at Jackson Diner!!..I have also had many parties catered by them, and everyone has enjoyed the food very much. If you have taste for Indian food, this is the place to go!! I think I will go there today...:)

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126 out of 233 people found this review helpful.

The Best For Less

By DD2 on 11/4/2007

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I've been to the best all over the world, and I have to tell you if you really want really GREAT Indian food with out the nonsense, go to the Jackson Diner. They say that some like it hot! Well, they make it the way you like it.

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238 out of 486 people found this review helpful.

New York's Finest Indian Restaurant and it's in My Borough!

By gimmieshelter on 9/29/2007

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 6
  • Yes, I would go back!

I have been eating in the Jackson Diner for 15 years, when they first started down the street in a tiny space. They have moved and the food is as delicious as it always was. To avoid disappointment, I have stopped going to other Indian restaurants in this city of a million Indian restaurants. The food is so fresh, the nan (bread) so hot, the service is very good. I always eat at the buffet, where they lose money on me: I can easily go back 3 times to the buffet tables to fill up again and again. Plus, there is a dosa chef who will make freshest food for you to order. I am a vegetarian and always marvel at the wide variey of vegetarian (vegan) choices. My son, a picky eater, loves this retaurant as well. There is a very good reason that this restaurant has been in business for so long, and that it is frequented by INDIANS! (Who would know better!)

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253 out of 501 people found this review helpful.

Still one of the Best Indian Restaurants in NYC

By Natraj on 12/22/2006

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

The quality of food , service and value have been consistantly high over the years and that is amazing in NYC. Jackson Dinner by any standards should be considered a NYC perinial favorite. The atmosphere exudes a real NY charm. Somewhere in-between hip and functional. This is a kid friendly place, and also great for a date or a business dinner. This family run restaurant is a jewel and is worth the trip.

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393 out of 756 people found this review helpful.

Can't get those lentils out of my mind....

By FoodieQueen on 2/20/2004

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

Fast Service, Great Food, Affordable Buffet...skip NYC and come the Jackson Heights!

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