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Imli urban indian food, New York, NY

Imli urban indian food

4.5
4.5
126 Reviews
$30 and under
Indian
Urban Indian food in NYC
imli was founded from a combined passion for Indian cuisine, which in turn sparked a desire to create a unique and memorable dining experience. As three self-professed foodies with discriminating tastes, though inspired by the vast amount of options in NYC, we've always had the craving for something different from our current choices.

A place where ambiance, service and cuisine are all treated equally.

All this in a modern atmosphere, where the charm of exposed brick, a partially open kitchen, full service bar, and outdoor garden seating enhance the already welcoming ambiance.

Just as in the Old-World Parsi cafes of Bombay, where patrons from all walks of life spent countless hours relishing the company of their counterparts and savoring the diverse flavors of India, we hope you will join us at Imli to do the same.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 1 time today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Indian
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:30 am–4:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:45 pm
  • Phone number
    (212) 256-0073
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Piyush Paleja
  • Catering
    We offer catering for large parties further infermation please email us at contact@imlirestaurant.com
  • Private party facilities
    We have a private garden for Special events please email us at contact@imlirestaurant.com
  • Neighborhood
    Upper East Side
  • Cross street
    62&63rd St
  • Parking details
    Take the 4/5/6/N/R/W to 59th St Take the Q/F to 63rd St
  • Public transit
    E,R,F,Q Trains
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • LUNCH SPECIALS

    $17.99 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Choice of one Appetizer, one entree, one lentils,Rice &Naan, one dessert
    LUNCH SPECIALS Photo
  • Bottomless Boozy Brunch

    $45.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Choose one main choice of unlimited brunch cocktails for 90 minutes
    Bottomless Boozy Brunch Photo

Offers

  • EVERY DAY HAPPY HOUR 5pm to 7pm

    Multiple dates available
    Sun - Sat - 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Cocktails -$8 Wine -$7 Beer-$6
    EVERY DAY HAPPY HOUR 5pm to 7pm Photo

What 126 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 3.8Value

NoiseModerate

126 Reviews
  1. DaniT

    New York City

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Superb food! Loved the biryani and black dal. Beautiful dining room and bar. Sevice was a little spotty but it appeared there was only one server.

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  2. Joseph

    New York City

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on April 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We've eaten there several times with various size groups and have always found the food and service to be excellent and what you would expect from a neighborhood place. Only caveat, people often mistake the door in the dining room for the entrance. The end table can be a little like a department store window during the holidays, lol.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Imli doesn’t have brunch as of 48 hours ago according to the server. They still honored our request and made masala omelette and chole bhature. The margaritas were really good! We sat at 11:45 am and left at 2pm and not a single other soul entered the restaurant.

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  4. Pedigas

    Houston

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was okay; nothing amazing. Had a wide variety of dishes and none were bad; some good, some better. Lamb chops were dry and tasteless.

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  5. pattyp

    New York City

    20 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great neighborhood Indian restaurant with delicious food, great cocktails and good service. Definitely will be back.

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  6. Esq54

    New York City

    64 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    64 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was my first time. I am just getting into Indian food and have one benchmark. Imili will become my new benchmark. The food was well prepared and presented and extraordinarily flavorful. Two of my group did not want to go beyond moderate spicy. I want to go back and go to the top of the spicy track.

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  7. MDMSeattle

    Seattle

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Been here twice and both times the food was delicious. Our server was a delight and the place was packed.

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  8. InaD

    New York City

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on February 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent dishes! brought out of town friends and they could not stop RAVING about the food and as usual outstanding service Alway a lovely time at IMLI

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  9. barbara

    New York City

    32 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We loved our food and experience at Imli's. For starters we has koliwala shrimp and samosa. For mains we had: lamb rogan josh and lamb korma accompanied with saag paneer. For dessert we had creme brulee jamun and mango guava gelato. The service was excellent as well.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    We ordered several appetizers, which were all delicious. However, the entree was disappointing. We also had to wait over 20 minutes to order and over 30 minutes for our check. The noise level was low and we were able to have a good conversation. Staff were polite and friendly. Overall good experience but will not likely return.

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FAQs

Imli urban indian food does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now, Postmates and Uber Eats. Imli urban indian food also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 256-0073.

Imli urban indian food is rated 4.5 stars by 126 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 1 time today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Imli urban indian food

1136 1st Ave, New York, NY 10065

Additional information

  • Cross street
    62&63rd St
  • Neighborhood
    Upper East Side
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:30 am–4:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:45 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Indian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Take the 4/5/6/N/R/W to 59th St Take the Q/F to 63rd St
  • Public transit
    E,R,F,Q Trains
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Piyush Paleja
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (212) 256-0073
  • Catering
    We offer catering for large parties further infermation please email us at contact@imlirestaurant.com
  • Private party facilities
    We have a private garden for Special events please email us at contact@imlirestaurant.com
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