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465 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Serving authentic Indo-Asian cuisine, MINT is the place to gather with friends and enjoy a fun evening out. The retro-contemporary décor is festive and bright. Comfortable cushioned chairs grace the dining room, while plush armchairs offer a spot to relax. The rooftop features multiple private dining cabanas for those wanting to celebrate birthdays, business successes or other special events.

MINT's All-You-Can-Eat buffet is a great deal for a midday break. Happy hour specials offer a good deal on drinks during the late afternoon and early evening. The dinner menu at MINT features a harmonious blend of multiple cuisines, including Chinese, Thai and Indian food. Select from the spicy Hakka chicken or Indian chicken curry. There are plenty of vegetarian dishes as well. For dessert, indulge in the New York cheesecake, mango mousse or simply a cup of Indian masala chai.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday 11:45 AM - 11:30 PM Saturday - Friday 11:45 AM - 12:00 AM
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Phone number
(212) 644-8888
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Gary Sikka
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Private party facilities
Buy Out Available. For Details call Chef Gary
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Private party contact
Gary Sikka: (917) 208-4027
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Private Catering Available. Please Call for Call
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Cross street
3rd Ave & Lexington Ave
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Parking details
Validated Parking Next Door. $20 for 3 hrs.
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Public transit
E,V train @ 53rd/Lex 6 train @ 51st Street
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Special events & promotions
Private Events Available. Please Call
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.7  based on all time ratings
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80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 24, 2016

We booked a table for dinner. The food was very good. We would recommend this restaurant.

vipHCPE (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on February 7, 2016

We decided to try this place inspite of mixed reviews online. We arrived a little early and were the only party in the restaurant for a while. So the staff were very attentive and I'd give the service good grades. The food isn't really worth writing about. We decided to create a meal of appetizers/small plates. The vegetable samosas lacked salt, but otherwise were okay. The aloo methi tikki didn't have any taste of methi - but otherwise tasted good. The rest of the food was okay, but not memorable. There are better Indian places in town.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2016

Great meal(tikka masala / lamb bryanni), attentive staff and atmosphere...Highly recommend.

erthnyc (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 5, 2016

Been to Mint many times for their great lunch buffet. This time, went with a group of five. Food, as usual, was very good. But for some reason, they made a couple substitutions to our order without informing us. It didn't matter to us much but I found it strange.
Also, they need to add some insulation to the back of the restaurant. We had a table in the rear and it was quite chilly but the bathrooms were frigid.
Service was fine and my group enjoyed it immensely. Mint will always be one of my 'go to' places in Midtown east..............

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 5, 2016

The food was very good and the presentation was very nice. The ambiance was pleasing because it was hushed and one could comfortably talk with others. I would go back.

Live2Eat (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 29, 2016

Had lunch at MINT just to try something different. They offered us a menu or the buffet. Although I'm not usually a buffet fan, my lunch companions chose the buffet so I went along. What a pleasant surprise. Not a huge number of offerings but each dish was well done. Somehow they had fried fish that was tasty, light, and crispy! On a buffet! The naan was hot and tasty. The curry was spiced just right as were the other dishes. And they even had one of my favorites - sag paneer. Overall a very enjoyable experience!

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on January 28, 2016

No one seemed in charge of service. Food tasty but a bit under spiced ; we were never asked if we wanted it spicy.
Poori bread bland; garlic naan excellent.
Entrees not memorable

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2016

The food was amazing and atmosphere was nice.

vipALPS (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2016

Dinner for 3 business colleagues at Mint this week. It was quiet - we could talk - Great! The service was attentive and the Indian food was refined and delicious. We had samosas, lamb saag, chicken tikka, okra and garlic naan. They even have western desserts - we split a tiramisu. We will return.

vipLSK1 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 13, 2016

very dusappointing buffet lunch, after having previously enjoyed two from-the-kitchen lunches.

DSara (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2015

What a lovely evening with excellent food. Was very affordable and great service.

vipredraider (Pittsburgh)
4.0  Dined on December 16, 2015

Good Indian Food. Hidden from the main street NYC locations. Good service and good food. Will go back when in NYC next.

vipKimball (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 24, 2015

Everything we ordered was delicious. The unique combination of spices enhanced the flavor in each dish we ordered.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
4.0  Dined on November 24, 2015

My daughter and I enjoyed the fresh samosas, chicken korma, basmati rice and a nice halva. Just enough for 2. The restaurant was quiet in the very early evening. The service was prompt. We both agreed we would return to try more dishes in the future.

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2015

excellent indian food; attentive staff and large menu selection