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Benares - Tribeca

4.3
4.3
325 Reviews
$31 to $50
Indian

At Benares, we offer a selection of traditional and regional Indian cuisines that are carefully prepared and presented by our experienced chefs.

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Menu

Vegetarian Appetizers

  • Kashmiri Tikki$8.00

    Beet, veggie cakes seasoned with ginger, fennel, spices, grilled and served with mint relish and crispy lotus.

    • Aloo Papri Chaat$8.00

      Wheat crisps, chick peas and potatoes, topped with yogurt, spices, mint and tamarind sauces.

      • Banarsi Kachori$8.00

        Crispy refined flour puffs filled with spiced lentils, served with mango juliennes and date chutney.

        • Paneer Tikka$10.00

          Marinated homemade Cottage cheese cubes marinated in yogurt, turmeric, amchoor, anardana. skewered and cooked in clay oven.

          • Adraki Samosa$8.00

            Triangular turnovers filled with potatoes and green peas, hint of mango powder, flavored with ginger and cumin. Served with mint and tamarind chutney.

            • Kolhapuri Misal$10.00

              Sprouted beans in chili, coconut, herbs with spiced crisps served with toasted pav. Spicy.

              • Bhel Puri$8.00

                Puffed rice crisps, chopped onions, potatoes, avocado and corn kernels, tossed with chutneys.

                • Mixed Pakoras$8.00

                  An array of eggplant, yam, spinach, plantain and stuffed chili fritters.

                  • Khasta Gobhi$8.00

                    Lightly battered crisp cauliflower with garlic and crushed pepper in a tangy sauce.

                    • Mathura Se (Aloo Tikki)$8.00

                      Potato patties stuffed with seasoned gram, topped with mint and cranberry sauce.

                      Non-vegetarian Appetizers

                      • Konkani Shrimp$12.00

                        Shrimps tossed in a spicy tomato sauce, flavored with cumin, cinnamon and black pepper.

                        • Karwari Jhinga$12.00

                          Medium sized shrimps marinated in chili ginger, cider vinegar, spices, pan seared with coconut pineapple salsa.

                          • Tawa Scallops$13.00

                            Pan served scallops with cilantro, green chili and served with mango and tomato relish.

                            • Crab Chettinadu$13.00

                              Lump crab meat seasoned with garlic, ginger, roasted coconut and spices.

                              • Machali Ke Gole$13.00

                                Fish croquette on a bed of garlic, ginger and lemon grass sauce.

                                • Koli Erachi$12.00

                                  Chicken breasts marinated with ginger, garlic in a star anise peppery sauce.

                                  • Chicken Tikka$11.00

                                    Boneless chicken marinated in ginger, garlic and yogurt cooked in clay oven.

                                    • Kakori Kebab$11.00

                                      Minced lamb marinated with ginger, garlic, garam masala and poppy seed, cooked in clay oven.

                                      • Makkai Ka Soweta$12.00

                                        lamb shoulder marinated in yogurt, turmeric, chilli, ginger, and garlic, stewed with corn.

                                        • Barrah Kebab$12.00

                                          Juicy pieces of lamb marinated in yogurt and nutmeg.

                                          Soups and Salads

                                          • Kashmiri Soup$8.00

                                            Turnip and beet flavored with fennel, peppers, ginger, garlic, cumin.

                                            • Kozhi Rasam$7.00

                                              Chicken consomme flavored with mustard, curry leaf, black peppers, and tomatoes.

                                              • Thukpa$8.00

                                                Spicy Tibetan noodle soup with cauliflower, french beans, tomato and chili, served with lamb.

                                                • Harabhara Salad$7.00

                                                  Diced cucumber, red radish, carrots, cherry tomatoes and guacamole on a bed of lettuce with chef's special dressing.

                                                  Vegetarian Dishes

                                                  • Banarsi Dum Aloo$13.00

                                                    Potato whole simmered in flavorful 'Hing' gravy.

                                                    • Achari Bhindi$13.00

                                                      Fresh okra cooked in 'dum' with pickled spices and onion, tomatoes.

                                                      • Gobhi Jaipuri$13.00

                                                        Potato and cauliflower cooked in slow fire with cumin, coriander and chili flakes.

                                                        • Baingan Mirch Ka Salan$13.00

                                                          Baby eggplant simmered in coconut, peanut, curry leaves flavored gravy, topped with stuffed peppers.

                                                          • Diwani Handi$13.00

                                                            Assorted vegetables, cheese, eggplant in spinach curry sauce.

                                                            • Nawabi Subji$13.00

                                                              Fresh vegetables simmered in 'Char Magaj' gravy with cardamom flavor.

                                                              • Saag Paneer$14.00

                                                                Fresh spinach cooked with cottage cheese, tempered with cumin, ginger and garlic.

                                                                • Malai Kofta$14.00

                                                                  Vegetable and cheese dumplings cooked in a cashew and tomato gravy.

                                                                  • Baingan Bharta$13.00

                                                                    roasted eggplant mashed, tempered with onion garlic pasta and cooked with onion tomato gravy.

                                                                    • Peshawari Chole$13.00

                                                                      Chickpeas cooked with fresh tomato, anardana, garam masala and onions.

                                                                      • Dal Makhani$12.00

                                                                        Black lentils cooked in slow fire overnight, finished with butter and tomato gravy.

                                                                        • Banarsi Dal$12.00

                                                                          Home cooked blend of malka masoor, chana and arhar tempered with onion, ginger and tomatoes finished with desi ghee.

                                                                          • Paneer Bhurji$13.00

                                                                            Shredded paneer cooked with tomatoes, onion and pepper.

                                                                            • Paneer Makhani$13.00

                                                                              Fresh cottage cheese cooked in creamy tomato sauce.

                                                                              • Shahi Paneer$13.00

                                                                                Cottage cheese cooked in creamy gravy prepared with tomato, onions and cashew nuts.

                                                                                • Soy Tikka Masala$13.00

                                                                                  Grilled soy simmered in fenugreek flavored plum tomato sauce.

                                                                                  Tandoori Main Course

                                                                                  • Aamiya Jhinga$20.00

                                                                                    Jumbo prawns marinated in mango, ginger molasses and cooked in a clay oven.

                                                                                    • Salmon Tikka$18.00

                                                                                      Salmon fish cubes, marinated in tandoori masala, cooked in tandoor.

                                                                                      • Tandoori Hen$19.00

                                                                                        Whole Cornish hen marinated in lime, ginger, garlic, cumin, garam masala and cooked in tandoor.

                                                                                        • Lucknowi Murgh$16.00

                                                                                          Chicken breast marinated in yogurt with saffron and cardamom flavor, cooked in clay oven.

                                                                                          • Tandoori Chicken$16.00

                                                                                            Chicken marinated in yogurt, spices and lemon juice, cooked in tandoor.

                                                                                            • Lamb Chops$23.00

                                                                                              Juicy lamb chops from ribs, marinated to perfection, cooked in clay oven.

                                                                                              Chicken Entrees

                                                                                              • Chicken Tikka Masala$15.00

                                                                                                Grilled boneless chicken simmered in fenugreek flavored plum tomato sauce.

                                                                                                • Murgh Seyal$15.00

                                                                                                  Marinated grilled chicken breast over spinach broccoli rabe, dil, enhanced with spices.

                                                                                                  • Murgh Khubani$15.00

                                                                                                    Grilled chicken tikka (white meat) served on top of spiced apricot sauce.

                                                                                                    • Andhra Chicken Curry$15.00

                                                                                                      Chicken pieces slow cooked in coconut, ginger and garlic sauce.

                                                                                                      • Chicken Shahi Korma$15.00

                                                                                                        Chicken grill in rich cashew nut and almond cream sauce.

                                                                                                        • Chicken Vindaloo$15.00

                                                                                                          Famous chicken preparation from Goa cooked with vinegar, hot chilies and spices.

                                                                                                          • Chili Chicken$15.00

                                                                                                            Indo-chinese inspired chicken fried to perfection and tossed with bell peppers, onions, chilies, garlic and ginger.

                                                                                                            • Chicken Saag$15.00

                                                                                                              Chicken sauteed with fresh spinach enhanced with spices.

                                                                                                              • Chicken Jalfrezie$15.00

                                                                                                                Chicken and assorted vegetables in a special sauce.

                                                                                                                Lamb and Goat Entrees

                                                                                                                • Rogan Josh$16.00

                                                                                                                  A signature dish from Kashmir, consist of succulent pieces of lamb in cardamom aniseed and paprika flavored sauce.

                                                                                                                  • Lamb Vindaloo$16.00

                                                                                                                    Lamb preparation from Goa cooked with vinegar, hot chilies and spices.

                                                                                                                    • Raan E Akbari$22.00

                                                                                                                      Leg of lamb immersed in rum flavored sauce, served oven roasted on a bed of vegetables.

                                                                                                                      • Laal Maans$18.00

                                                                                                                        Cubes of lamb cooked in slow fire with yogurt, chili, turmeric, onion, ginger garlic and cardamom.

                                                                                                                        • Keema Mutter$16.00

                                                                                                                          Minced lamb and green peas cooked with fresh ground spices.

                                                                                                                          • Lamb Korma$16.00

                                                                                                                            Tender pieces of lamb cooked in rich cashew nut and almond cream sauce.

                                                                                                                            • Lamb Saag$16.00

                                                                                                                              Tender pieces of lamb sauteed with fresh spinach enhanced with spices.

                                                                                                                              • Punjabi Goat Curry$16.00

                                                                                                                                North Indian goat delicacy with onion and tomato gravy

                                                                                                                                • Kadhai Goat$17.00

                                                                                                                                  Succulent pieces of goat cooked with fresh tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic garnished with fresh cilantro and ginger.

                                                                                                                                  • Barrah Masaledar$23.00

                                                                                                                                    Lamb chops grilled and infused in a sauce of onion and tomato with garam masala.

                                                                                                                                    Seafood Entrees

                                                                                                                                    • Cheema Thenga$20.00

                                                                                                                                      Marinated jumbo prawns grilled and simmered in coconut milk curry.

                                                                                                                                      • Kalonji Maach$20.00

                                                                                                                                        Onion seed flavored tile fish curry with eggplant, okra and potatoes.

                                                                                                                                        • Til Wali Machhi$20.00

                                                                                                                                          Ahi tuna rubbed with ground spices, sesame seeds with wild rice.

                                                                                                                                          • Bhari Machli$20.00

                                                                                                                                            Whole pompano stuffed with pickled green masala, grilled, served on a bed of tomato sauce.

                                                                                                                                            • Kekada Kari$19.00

                                                                                                                                              Traditional Nadan Kerala style crab curry, simmered in mustard, curry leaves and kokum.

                                                                                                                                              • Beguni Maach$24.00

                                                                                                                                                Sea bass marinated in ginger, garlic, jalapenos, sun dried tomatoes and garam masala oven baked.

                                                                                                                                                • Sevai Tomato Kurma$24.00

                                                                                                                                                  Divers scallops, rock shrimps, crab claws tossed in garlic tomato sauce over indian style rice noodles.

                                                                                                                                                  Biryanis

                                                                                                                                                  Layered of basmati rice casserole, flavored with spices, saffron and rose water.

                                                                                                                                                  • Vegetable$14.00

                                                                                                                                                    • Chicken$15.00

                                                                                                                                                      • Lamb$16.00

                                                                                                                                                        • Goat$17.00

                                                                                                                                                          • Shrimp$18.00

                                                                                                                                                            Rice

                                                                                                                                                            All basmati rice

                                                                                                                                                            • Peas Pulao$3.00

                                                                                                                                                              Saffron rice with peas.

                                                                                                                                                              • Kashmiri Pulao$7.00

                                                                                                                                                                Saffron rice with fruits and nuts.

                                                                                                                                                                • Jeera Rice$7.00

                                                                                                                                                                  Basmati rice tempered with cumin.

                                                                                                                                                                  • Banarsi Rice$7.00

                                                                                                                                                                    Lemon flavored rice.

                                                                                                                                                                    Breads

                                                                                                                                                                    • Naan$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                      • Roti$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                        • Paratha$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                          • Laccha/ Mint Paratha$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                            • Aloo Paratha$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                              • Poori$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                • Tazza Phulka$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Garlic Naan$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rosemary Naan$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Peshwari Naan$5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                        Choose from onion, potato, paneer

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Chicken Tikka and Cheese Kulcha$6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Bread Basket$13.00

                                                                                                                                                                                            Sides

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tomato Chutney$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Eggplant and Garlic Chutney$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mango Chutney/ Pickle$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Onion Tomato Raita$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Boondi Raita$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Cucumber Raita$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Papadum$3.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Curry Sauce

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 16 oz.$7.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tikka Masala Sauce

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 16 oz.$7.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vindaloo Sauce

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 16 oz.$7.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Aloo Fried$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dessert

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ami Sheera$6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mango flavored pudding over malpua and mango pulp.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pistachio Kulfi$6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Pistachio flavored Indian rice cream with biscotti and berries.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Atom Bomb$6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Chocolate lava served with rose petal ice cream.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Karonji$6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fresh coconut, poppy seeds and nuts in a pastry shell.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Orange Panacotta$6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Orange flavored silky custard garnished with orange selections.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Gulab Jamun$6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Condensed milk roundels, soaked in sugar syrup.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rasmalai$6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cottage cheese dumpling.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kheer Anarkali$6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pomegranate flavored rice pudding cooked on slow fire with milk and reduced.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Beverages

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Canned Soda$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • San Pellegrino Sparkling Water$5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lemonade$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Iced Tea$2.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lassi$4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mango lassi, sweet lassi, salted lassi, rose lassi.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      For menu edits, please contact SinglePlatform at (866) 237-4564.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      What 325 people are saying

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4.3 based on all time ratings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 4.3Food
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 4.1Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 4.0Ambience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 4.2Value

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      92% of people would recommend it to a friend

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The staff was great food was amazing!! 😋 will be back!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        It was great!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Unappreciated gem in NYC. Go now before it becomes another packed place in nyc.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        If you only care about the quality of the food, you may enjoy Benares. But reservations mean nothing, the staff is not even apologetic when they inconvenience you, and expect upcharges on the bill. The lunch prix fixe said paratha and naan were included, but I and my guest were each charged $2 extra for requesting paratha. After being kept waiting over 10 minutes for out table that we had RESERVED, I was too done to start arguing over $4, but it seems to me they should have been looking for some small way to apologize to us, instead of tacking on extra charges. I will be visiting some of the other excellent choices in this area for Indian from now on. Not recommended.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Food was outstanding! Restaurant is simple and clean- but their food is what shines. Very good portions for the prices.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Excellent food and service

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        So wonderful! The gentleman that served us was fantastic. We had three Indian dishes all were equally amazing. The garlic naan was some of the best I’ve had. Highly recommend this place.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Food was delicious. Service was awesome!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Staff is amazing and the food was very flavorful! Enjoyed dinner very much that night :)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Great food and service! Excellent brunch 👌🏾

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Not a business venue for lunch..they try to rush you..and seating is too congested..even with a reservation we were given a really bad seating area. Service is very average as well.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Excellent food with reasonable prices

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tasty food and great value for the neighborhood. Very noisy and service was spotty, though friendly. It looked like they were understaffed.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Amazing restaurant with authentic Indian food in the heart of downtown Manhattan.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Great food and fast/reasonably priced

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on August 31, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Decent food. Very poor service, poor choice of music and too loud.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on August 30, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Had samosa and kadahi paneer, good taste. Slightly spicy but I was warned about it. Good for me, not for everyone.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on August 17, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Food was mediocre at best. I was dining with my kids and wife and asked for all of the items mild. It is as if they ignored that request entirely and brought out spicy dishes for everyone. Plus, bathrooms were disgusting and filthy. Would never go back and waste money on this dump.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on August 16, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        excellent food, and wait staff, I would highly recommend

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      21. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on August 15, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The food was delicious and the service was great. Highly recommend!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      22. NI

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NIKHILG

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Philadelphia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on August 10, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Great food. Good ambience and location. Would go there again.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      23. RK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        RaminderK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on July 23, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pathetic stale food. Poor service. Paneer was so chewy. Felt week old. Zero empathy towards customers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      24. KF

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        KFCleveland

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cleveland

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on July 14, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nice atmosphere, although there was a shrieking child that the parents didn't seem to care about. Food was good - especially the chicken tikka masala - and plentiful. Overall, a good dining experience.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      25. E

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Epicuria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        59 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        59 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on July 12, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The restaurant flawlessly and graciously served our group of 12(!). Different dishes from spicy to plain to the delight of all.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      26. GY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        GiYB

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on July 10, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        This was the first time I came here for lunch. The lunch option was good but the portions are definitely smaller than the dinner. This is a good place to come for business lunch. Also good price.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      27. GY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        GiYB

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on July 8, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I definitely recommend eating dinner here if you're in the area and craving Indian. They definitely do Indian food right here. I particularly love that they have a separate menu for the vegan options. The waiter was also very kind and generous to explain the vegan options. I had the eggplant potato curry and roti. All the dishes came with rice. The curry, roti and rice was very delicious. I enjoyed it so much that I came back for lunch today.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      28. RF

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        RobinF

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on July 3, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Delicious food. New interpretations on old classics.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      29. KH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        KateH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Austin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on June 12, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Other than out garlic naan being delayed and then overcharged on our bill, this place has decent Indian food. Recommend if you’re looking for a quick bite to eat!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      30. s

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        shermant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 29, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I give high marks for this restaurant, also menu has many options for vegetarians and vegans

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      31. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Unspecified

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 17, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I love this place!! Best food

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      32. A

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Alex

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 3, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Food was so delicious and the service was amazing! Service was attentive and the flavors of the food were great. They have lunch specials so it’s great for business lunches.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      33. SL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SylvieLloyd

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 1, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Yummy Indian, great wait staff and a really fun night.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      34. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Richmond

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on April 19, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Great value for tasty Indian food. Great for big groups and sharing different plates.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      35. J

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jenn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        47 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        47 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on April 15, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I enjoy Indian cuisine but a lot of the casual restaurants in my neighborhood don't have the ambiance that I'd like while enjoying a meal. They also don't offer wine. That's why I liked my dining experience at Benares. Besides serving good food, the ambiance was nice and they have a wine list. Now I know where to go when I want to enjoy Indian cuisine the way I'd like! I recommend Benares to diners.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      36. N

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on April 14, 2019

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Very good Indian food. Venue is alright, prices are a bit high.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      37. NG

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NeilG

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on April 5, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fantastic atmosphere and wonderful service. Everything was excellent

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      38. MT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MarieT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on March 30, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Great food for the neighborhood, excellent service

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      39. VG

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        VikramG

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on March 29, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        overall2food1service2ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Used to be good. Too noisy Waitress didn’t knew anything about food Quality of food worst Kebabs in starters are microwaved and served

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      40. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Omaha

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on March 27, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Great. Just do it.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Benares - Tribeca is rated 4.3 stars by 325 OpenTable diners

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