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Brick Lane Curry House
99 2nd Ave.
New York, NY 10003
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Brick Lane Curry House Details
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Weekend Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
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Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch
All types of outdoor catering, corporate lunches, tailor made catering options on website wwww.bricklanecurryhouse.com, section Caterings and Party's.
Between 1st and 2nd Avenues
F,V to 2nd Ave., N,R to 8th Street and Broadway, or 6 to Astor Place
Ample street side parking and metered parking available.
A word from Brick Lane Curry House
Brick Lane Curry House is a British type curry house reminiscent of an East London style Indian Restaurant. Brick Lane Curry House is an authentic Indian restaurant.
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Great that the new location is
still in the same neighborhood but it's a still bit sterile. The food is as fabulous as ever. The atmosphere will improve with time."
Dined on 8/10/2014
If you love spicy Indian food,
then Brick Lane is for you. The assortment of traditional Indian dishes is great and the food is very flavorful. The restaurant is somewhat small, so I recommend you arrive early, otherwise you may have a long wait for a table. Regardless, you'll love it."
Dined on 7/28/2014
Food was fresh and cooked well.
Our server was good. Glasses were never empty. This is a good date spot. Also good for a group of four. The salmon was cooked perfectly! The staff was very accommodating and knowledgeable about gluten allergies as well."
Dined on 7/26/2014
I went with a friend, and we
ordered the Buffet, though we hadn't planned to. The Buffet was better than most Indian Food Buffets that I've tried, and had a good selection, which is important to me, since I'm a vegetarian. The hostess/ waitress was very pleasant and adorable! I would definitely go back here again, and highly recommend!"
Dined on 7/26/2014
Great food and service. I
definitely will be going back."
Dined on 7/25/2014
Will go back often! The food and
service were great. Have the cauliflower appetizer- really good. I loved my chicken tikka masala and my family loved their dishes. The"
Dined on 7/19/2014
It was nice to discover this
indian restaurant in East Village, the service was great and food was good. You will maybe find it a bit pricy but it's still ok."
Dined on 7/3/2014
The food here was excellent, as
usual, with the notable exception of the sikh kebabs, which were overly salty and strangely crumbly(maybe they had been frozen?). The curries however were still top-notch: velvety paneer saag, pungeant, firey goan fish curry, tender chicken tikka masala. Service was good, if a little over-bearing (I don't care about your favorites on the menu) and seemed like our food took extra long so that we would order more drinks. Also disappointed that the pappadums and condiments that usually arrive at the beginning of the meal have been replaced by plain (although warm and seasoned) naan. Appreciated that they added extra rice to the leftovers they wrapped. Overall, still, enjoyable, but a bit off this time."
Dined on 6/17/2014
Be warned - when they say that
something is spicy, it is genuinely spicy."
Dined on 6/3/2014
Food top notch - everything was
amazing. Highly recommend!"
Dined on 6/1/2014
Food is great, service is
attentive. Atmosphere is East Village, so it's great for groups but not for an elegant date night. Since the opening the prices have crept up. So, while Brick Lane used to be known as a bargain for great food, it is no longer a bargain. Pricing is at the edge of the more upscale, elegant Indians, so need to consider this against competitors."
Dined on 5/31/2014
We love brick lane. It's one of
our go-to places when we feel like some chicken tikka masala. The menu isn't extensive, but everything we ordered was flavorful and well-prepared. However, we can't wait until they move to their new location. In this space, they try to crowd three people into spaces fit for two. Our hostess tried to squeeze three of us into a corner space clearly intended for two and crowded in by a large group. When we asked for a more appropriately-sized table, we were left standing in the middle of the dining room while the hostess "checked" to see if we could have the table we asked for. Other than the space issue, which we hope will be resolved in the new space, we enjoy Brick Lane thoroughly."
Dined on 5/24/2014
The menu doesn't look all that
different from other Indian restaurants on the block. But the curries had unique flavoring and were, as others have noted, not too buttery tasting, as curries can be. The nan was light and fresh and the Tandoori vegetables the best I've ever tasted. Two appetizers were special treats--the cauliflower in tomato and the lovely eggplant. We would definitely go back."
Dined on 4/4/2014
The food was ok but certainly
nothing to shout about, it was our least favourite meal the whole of our New York trip. The service was also very average, when clearing our starter plates the waiter took my wife's knife and fork and wiped it clean on her napkin and said to reuse for her main. When the bill arrived it was $81, we gave $100 as that was the smallest bills we had, instead of returning with our change the rather rude waitress never came back and assumed the extra $19 was theirs! I always tip and would most likely have left the change as the tip, I don't appreciate when people assume it is all theirs though."
Dined on 4/3/2014
The food was good and delicious.
Our waiter(s) were very friendly, although English is clearly not a first language. The restaurant is on the pricey side. A modest dinner for two, no alcohol came up to $100.00. The restaurant is a little narrow in the back. No real complaints. I would come back again."
Dined on 3/28/2014
Having fallen in love with Indian
food while living in London, we had been unsuccessful in finding similar experiences back in NYC. That ended a few years back when we discovered Brick Lane. Chicken Tikka Masala, Saag and Lamb Jalfrezi are our favorites. Condiments are wonderful as are the varoius Naan. The sizes of the portions are large and we find that 3 main courses and shared appetizer/condiments are plenty for 4 adults. At our latest trip we noticed that some items had been dropped from the menu, but we were able to find everything we wanted and enjoyed it all. The restaurant itself is long and narrow and can be relatively tightly packed. The pleasant service and great food make up for any shortfall in elbow room!"
Dined on 3/22/2014
The whole phamily ate the Phaal.
Ghost peppers in Cosmos. Even the bread had jalapeños. This is a pepper-lovers dream come true."
Dined on 3/8/2014
The meal was wonderful. You must
like curry, that's what it's all about. There is something for everyone: meat, fish, chicken, vegetarian which is prepared as you like it: Tandoor, Curries, Rice and Breads, Sides, like Raita and Chutney, and the level of heat you prefer. We shared an appetizer of crispy cauliflower in a delicious sauce then our main courses -- Goat Bhuna, Lamb Biryani, and some Rosemary Naan. All were delicious. The service was excellent. The decor is a warm curry color. The noise level was a bit high, we requested a seat farther away from an enthusiastic table of eight and were able to get it. Lucky, because the place was packed. Strongly suggest reservations, we were there on a Friday night. Will definitely go again."
Dined on 2/28/2014
the lunch buffet is fresh, and
restocked often!! great value!"
Dined on 2/17/2014
This is our go-to Indian in our
neighborhood. Yes, you can get cheaper Indian food elsewhere,and if you are satisfied with cumin-heavy tomato-based sauces on every entree, no matter what you order, then you'll be fine doing that. But if you appreciate the fresh perfume and savor of herbs, coconut, curry leaves, mustard seeds, cardamom etc in your meals, you should come here. Everything is fresh and delicious. I love the salty lassi and the Goan curry. The atmosphere is warm, glowing and tasteful but modern; you don't feel like your in the midst of a gaudy Mumbai travel poster. The staff is gracious and attentive. It's really a transporting experience. I love it!"
Dined on 2/14/2014
All in all, this was a good place,
competent service, pretty good portion size, and all the food was tasty, no complaints there. The real problem I had with it was the prices. Everything, from apps to entrees, was just about twice what I would pay for it at the Indian place a few blocks from my house in Bay Ridge. If the food was that much better, I would have had no problem with that, but it simply wasn't. I think all that I was paying for was being in Manhattan, in the Village, and believe me, it's not worth it. If price isn't an issue for you, then by all means go ahead, but I can't really recommend this place based just on that one fairly important factor. Curries were $20-23 vs $10-12 at my local spot. Don't think I'll be back."
Dined on 2/7/2014
Very Good Indian on a street full
of Indian. Probably the notable choice with above average ambience and right-on service."
Dined on 1/31/2014
This restaurant has the best lamb
chops ever and other food is great too!"
Dined on 1/20/2014
Food was excellent, not cheap, but
reasonable. Would definitely recommend this spot to anyone seeking great Indian food, great service as well. I will go back."
Dined on 1/11/2014
This a great example of Indian
cuisine with a Brittish flair. I loved the buffet, which was very reasonable and offered a wide variety of delicious dishes."
Dined on 1/11/2014
I cut my teeth on Indian food in
the UK, and until I found Brick Lane, I was convinced all Indian food in NYC was second rate."
Dined on 12/22/2013
Choices were limited and very
cramped. Won't go again. Food was mediocre and No real charm to the place."
Dined on 12/6/2013
Since I must eat gluten free, my
family decided to try Red Brick for Thanksgiving dinner. We found the staff to be very knowledgeable about gluten. The food was delicious, and there was a wide selection of gluten free options. I will definitely be returning!"
Dined on 11/28/2013
This was a good choice for our
dinner, since we had so many special diets in our group of 6: one vegan, two low carb and gluten free, three no restrictions but not very adventurous. The menu was able to accommodate all of us. The food was just right for Indian fare--nothing extraordinary, but good because it was healthy and predictable, tasty and fresh. The service was very good. The atmosphere was cozy, comfortable, neighborhoody."
Dined on 11/28/2013
Bricklane Curry is a solid east
village Indian eatery catering to a more Western and British crowd. Great curries, but a bit on the expensive side considering the options further down the street. Solid staff, everyone is nice and feels less dodgy then some of the alternatives."
Dined on 11/10/2013
The spices they use are so strong
and pure. Most Indian places I have been too the good seems to be lacking in the strength of spice and surprisingly taste slightly bland. The food here has so much flavor. I enjoy coming here on any occasion."
Dined on 11/4/2013
Great curry. All seafood was
amazing. The lamb Samosas are life changing. Only the goat left a little to be desired."
Dined on 11/2/2013
Great as usual. I've been dining
at Brick lane since it opened and I've never been let down"
Dined on 10/4/2013
This was my second time to eat
here, and unfortunately it did not live up to my first experience. Both times I got the Lamb with Butter Masala. The Butter Masala was EXCELLENT and super flavorful both times. First time I had the lamb it melted in your mouth like butter. Second time it was fatty and chewy and tough. Everything else about the experience was up to par, but I was just a touch disappointed in the lamb."
Dined on 9/15/2013
Outstanding food! And lots of
gluten-free items, even on the buffet!"
Dined on 9/14/2013
The food was amazing! The curry
was just as spicy as I imagined it! The manager was very informative and ordered for us the perfect meal!"
Dined on 8/17/2013
In NYC for the weekend and had
dinner here our first night. Loved the ambiance - and the food was great!"
Dined on 8/8/2013
From the moment you enter Brick
Lane Curry House, you're hit with great service, at the bar and at the table. The food is delicious, and our waiter dud a great job communicating the menu and spiciness.. which for those with lower spice tolerance, can mean all the difference between culinary disaster and delight."
Dined on 8/3/2013
Food is very good but waiters are
poor. Once they take the order, food is served okay (so I believe kitchen works okay) but it's not easy to hold waiters and drinks are served late. It took me 20 minutes to order food as no waiters were available. Beer is served in 10 minutes after ordered. I wanted water but I had to wait 5 minutes until waiter came to the table, then another 5 minutes until waiter came with water pitcher."
Dined on 7/24/2013
Food was great, the only downside
was the seating was a little restricted, air conditioning not the best, staff very friendly, portion size very large, so a take home bag was needed, overall a nice little find, NYC"
Dined on 7/17/2013
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