Tamarind - Tribeca

Tamarind - Tribeca

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.tamarinde22.com/
  • Phone: 2127759000
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm -11:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Public Transit: 1 train to Franklin Street.
  • Parking: No
A word from Tamarind - Tribeca
The team from Tamarind, in the Flatiron District, have opened a new restaurant in Tribeca. Tamarind's team of dedicated chef's draw on India's varied regions to take diners on a culinary voyage of the subcontinent. The restaurant's menu includes dishes from Punjab, Hyderabad, Goa, Madras, Lucknow, and Calcutta. India's assertive spices and seasonings distinguish its cooking from all others.
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Tamarind - Tribeca reviews from OpenTable diners
286 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (156)special occasion (152)romantic (108)good for groups (106)neighborhood gem (79)great for lunch (68)hot spot (39)notable wine list (37)vibrant bar scene (18)late-night find (14)great for brunch (14)kid-friendly (10)great for outdoor dining (8)scenic view (3)Show More
  • Lrd1VIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    4th time here and it does not disappoint. Came with a large party for a birthday celebration. Food was prompt and delicious. My only quibble was with one VERY pushy waiter who kept trying to get us to order extra food, despite the fact that we are experienced diners who know what we are doing. Still a lovely evening, so will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    uvasa
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We had great experience. Food was excellent. One word of caution ⚠ don't order the entire meal together. As soon as appetizers are done, dinner is served immediately, to me it says they are rushing you out? That's why 4 stars.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special occasion
    eilpat
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Beautiful restaurant, superb professional service, vibrant neighborhood. Food better than average Indian but not up to standards of other Michelins. Special appetizer was a fried cauliflower that came out so quickly you knew it had been reheated,soggy with overly sweet sauce. Chicken Caldin was the high point well seasoned perfectly cooked. Husband's Special Vegetarian plate ok but nothing memorable. No different than our neighborhood restaurants. They also make great cocktails!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Have been there a couple of times now and the food and service is always amazing. Like to take my guests there and they are never disappointed by the indian food.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
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  • 27th birthday dinner for my son
    Rhodro
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Having lived in Tribeca since 1978, Tamarind was a welcome addition. I was sorry I waited so long to have dinner at a restaurant around the corner from my apartment. Appealing in all regards. Pleasant. Accommodating...
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    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • What a wow!
    BougivalVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Having lived in London for 12 years, I always thought that Indian restaurants in the US were pants - not so - this must be the best Indian I've eaten in - Ab Fab!!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Make yourself at home
    EVOLVNG
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Avtar makes you feel at home and welcomed. Food is amazing to say the least. Will always go the Tamarind for classic and authentic Indian food.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, late-night find, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • THE BEST INDIAN FOOD IN NYC!
    MamaZ
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The food is beyond delicious, and it's unlike the standard Indian fare served at most Indian restaurants. The service is extraordinary, the decor is chic and beautiful, the staff is welcoming and friendly, and every bite was more delectable than the next! A perfect meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • $25 lunch is worth it
    sammydayeatsVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The lunch pre-fixe is great. By going with a friend, we were able to try almost every lunch entree, and aside from the chewy lamb, all others were great! It was a Michelin Star lunch though. Perhaps the Michelin folks went for a hearty dinner or something.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic food and service
    PleaseddinerVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We have been going here for a few years now, and go more than we do any other restaurant in New York. The wonderful food and service bring us back multiple times a year.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Indian restaurant
    Anjaberlin158
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Everthing was excellent, Cocktails, Food and Service.. I recommend the Vegetarien Thali.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary dinner delight
    Lastingluvldg
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My husband and I celebrated our 16year wedding anniversary and chose Tamarind Tribecca to celebrate. We loved the experience - the ambiance was nice - and we were seated in a corner nook that was perfectly romantic. We have frequented their uptown restaurant in the past however this was our first time at their tribecca location. The food was delicious and tasty. We got the lamb vindaloo and a great chicken dish. The garlic naan is a must. Great wine list! Too full for dessert, however we were treated to complimentary sorbet which was a delicious surprise. We would recommend this restaurant to all who enjoy Indian cuisine with a modern twist in an upscale setting.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience
    Alex
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I have been to Tamarind a few times for dinner and lunch and really love it! The food, service and ambience are just wonderful. Highly recommend!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top Notch Indian Cuisine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Really excellent Indian food, served in a beautifully modern restaurant setting. The only distraction is the huge construction zone outside, which made it a bit of a challenge to get here by car. But the food was creative (the Indian spiced duck crepe appetizer was outstanding and the cauliflower special was a strange combo of cauliflower in a Indian version of a sweet and sour, but spicy...but it really works and was delicious). Order chutneys and raitas, they really make unique sauces, the tomato green chile raita was new twist on the classic. One note, portion orders were very generous, take-away leftovers, or share.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not as good as last time
    JeffVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Food was not as good as last time. Chicken tikka masala, the chicken was tough and dry on inside
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    neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • So good!!!!
    Yummy
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This was so good that we wanted to start over and eat a whole new set of food. Loved it. Try everything and you wouldn't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was great, service not so much
    ybo76
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Ate here for lunch as part of NYC Restaurant Week. The menu selection was great and the food very nice. However the service was not great. We were seated promptly, given water and our drink order taken. We then waited 15min to have our order taken. We tried to get the attention of our server (who was chatting to another server nearby) multiple times including speaking to other servers to go and get him. When we finished our meal it was the same thing trying to get the bill. The restaurant was not busy - there were 2 other tables filled when we arrived, 3 when we left. We may try again because the food was delicious, but I wouldn't recommend going if you're on a limited timeframe (ie. a mid-week lunch).
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  • VERY GOOD INDIAN FOOD
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    EVERITHING VERY GOOD, BUT YOU BETTER MAKE A RESERVATION
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    romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Everything was lovely. The staff was very pleasant and the food was excellent. Already recommended to quite a few people and will definitely retuen. Thanks so much Tamarind!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Luv to eat
    Ochel
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Excellent, as always. Consistently great Indian food!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Disappointed
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    By far the best Indian food in NYC. Reasonably priced. Amazing service.
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    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tamarind
    alb52
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    An absolutely wonderful dining experience. We were weekly customers at the original 22nd Street address and love TriBeCa every bit as much!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Indian food
    Excellent
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Tamarind is unlike all other Indian restaurants we have eaten at. The food is excellent as is the service. It has a unique menu offering many choices without being overwhelming. The restaurant week menu was terrific though it didn't have tandori salmon which we have previously tried and was outstanding. The restaurant itself is quite nice. We are sorry Tamarind left the Gramercy neighborhood as Tribeca is a bit more inconvenient.
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    special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We recently had dinner at Tamarind under enormous time pressures. They did a great job of accomodating us and they made sure that we were well taken care of. There is a great deal of variety with the vegetarian selections, all of which were impeccably prepared and served.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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  • Great food!
    Foodie
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    One of the best Indian places in town - the food and ambience are great.
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    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Stuff
    RajA
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Food was all very good. The Tandoori items were exceptional (we ordered the tandoori mixed grill) very tender and had a nice tandoori flavor. Naan was fresh and fluffy. Chaat and Somosa's were good. Eggplant dish was good but not as flavorful as would have liked - had to add some red pepper to perk it up a bit - but it was unique. Rating took a bit of hit because we were put by the kitchen and the hustle and bustle of people coming in and out was annoying. Also the servers were very busy managing too many tables and we had to keep looking for help. Don't recall the server asking how we were enjoying our food, etc. Would be great if mgmt could fine tune that again as they have moved to a larger space from their original location.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Effie
    EffieVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The best Indian restaurant I have ever been!!! Recommended by my Indian friends as best in North America
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    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Astonishing experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Outstanding service. Good food can only be enjoyed when its accompanied by great service. Tamarind is an example of such combination. We never felt that something was missing on our table. Our every request was taken care very professionally. The flair in the service made our evening so much special. Thank you team Tamarind.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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  • Refined Yet Authentic Indian Dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Tamarind Tribeca offers the service, atmosphere, and refined menu of a Michelin-starred restaurant while maintaining all of its authentic Indian dishes and flavors. We found that their new spins on Northern Indian felt like they could have come right out of a kitchen in the country and their delicious dishes reminded us of our own time spent in India. Truly tasty, and considering the service and portions, a true bargain for a NYC restaurant with such an incredible reputation. We will definitely return.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • pleasant experience
    Semifoodie08
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The restaurant was great and service was excellent. Food was amazing but had lunch. Can't wait for the dinner experience
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    great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hospitality at its best
    riversail
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    I know that we often say the service was terrific, but Tamarind makes you feel as if you are a guest in their home. Attending to the special needs being sure at each step you are at your best made this a top choice on my list. I have been here often before and the food is amazing, but now I am a fan.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Restaurant
    NewlywedDiner
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The food, service, and ambience were all incredible. We came for restaurant week lunch and the choices and portions were more than generous. We will definitely come back for dinner one night soon. Best Indian food we have had yet!
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    romantic, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great treat all around
    Pumpkin10044
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Our Restaurant Week lunch here was a delight from the moment we were effusively greeted by the proprietor to the attentive service by the large well trained staff. Each of our dishes was notable for their savory sauces and excellent flavor. Even the desserts on the limited bargain menu were special. We will be back soon.
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    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Is it Worth It?
    FundguyVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    The answer is yes, if you want a pampered evening in a stylish setting that is not typical of Indian food joints in NYC. The food is quite good, but at least for what we sampled, not noticeably above other good resto's with similar offerings. (The marinated lamb was delicious.) In other words, if you care about value, look elsewhere. Come here to impress someone.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Indian at its best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    I love Indian dishes. If you have never had its delicacies, this is an excellent restaurant to try. Our German waiter was quite knowledgeable about the quisinne. This is important as Indian food can vary widely.
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    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • great restuarant
    travelinpairs
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    I came here for a lunch for restaurant week. The service was amazing. When we couldn't reach a server another one showed up and took our extra order. The food was great. Very well seasoned and worth the price. I would definitely come back.
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    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    Chloe
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    I have never been so enjoy in a Restaurant week, the food it's amazing!!!Although not a restaurant week, I would still go back.
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    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a little disappointed
    zxct
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    I went on a restaurant week day and have to say may be the food is just good enough for the price. Not as I expected.
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  • Just about perfect
    jartopan
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We had the Chicken Tikka Masala and Lobster Masala dishes with garlic naan and basmati rice. The chicken was a little over done and dry, but the sauce it was in was perfect. Everything else was sublime, including the fine wine list. Will definitely be back here.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
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  • Wonderful place
    innaVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    It was my birthday and they made it very special! The food and service were outstanding! Thank you
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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