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Kurry Qulture

4.8
74 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary Indian
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  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good Vegetarian Options

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About

WE'LL PAY YOUR UBER/LYFT RIDE TO DINE WITH US. The 30th Ave subway station overhaul, which will last for the next several months, so let us get you to us without hassle. ABOUT US: Kurry Qulture is a seasonal Indian restaurant located right in the heart of Astoria. Kurry Qulture's seasonal menu masterfully blends fresh Indian and local produce delivered in a casual, trendy ambience. "Customers go from pleasantly surprised to over-the-top delighted when they taste Chef Binder's food," said Sonny Solomon, owner of Kurry Qulture. "The word of mouth praise and online reviews are proof of concept, just read what customers are saying. You're in for a real treat when you come visit us." Chef Binder's goal is to introduce Indian cuisine to a new generation, and challenge what Indian food could be. "A visit to Kurry Qulture is like a food tour of India; it's not just hot and spicy, you'll discover new flavor palettes from all parts of the motherla
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary Indian, Vegetarian / Vegan, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:30 pm
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Phone number
(718) 674-1212
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Binder Saini
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Catering
Kurry Qulture is a full-service catering company. We can assist you with event management, complete with bar and staffing, for your upcoming corporate or social gathering. Download our Catering Brochure in PDF to explore all of the possibilities. Go to http://www.kurryqulture.com/kurryqulturecatering.pdf
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between 36th St and 37th St
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Parking details
Due to the 30th Ave subway station overhaul, which will last for the next several months, Kurry Qulture will pay a customer’s Uber or Lyft ride when they dine with us. All they have to do is show us proof of their ride and we’ll credit their check up to $10.
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Public transit
N Train to 30th Ave (out of service) or M/R Train to Steinway St. Due to the 30th Ave subway station overhaul, which will last for the next several months, Kurry Qulture will pay a customer’s Uber or Lyft ride when they dine with us. All they have to do is show us proof of their ride and we’ll credit their check up to $10.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 74 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Very Good restaurant. The best indian restaurant in New York City.

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Couldn’t have asked for me. Service was perfect and the food was delicious. Will definitely be returning and suggest others do the same.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

We had a great time here! The food is absolutely delicious! Some of the best I have had and offered very creative Indian cuisine! The restaurant is beautiful and has a cute outdoor patio as well. We will definitely be going here again sometime very soon!

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Best Indian I’ve eaten; my partner said the tanidoori lamb was one of the best bites he had this year. Great meal in a nice setting. Excellent food to share.

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3.0Dined on April 4, 2018

The food was delicious. We had the cauliflower and coconut shrimp for appetizers and chicken tikka masala and the lotus blossom dish for entrees. Everything was very good but the portions were very small. They had a great cocktail menu and the restaurant has a great atmosphere. Excellent service, just be prepared for smaller portions!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The food was absolutely delicious. There was not 1 dish that we ordered that we weren’t satisfied with. The decor was very pretty and restful too. It made for a terrific Sunday lunch!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great food. Especially the plain naan. Loved the quick service. Got to try out something new - Jackfruit Biryani.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

The spices were exquisite in the chicken Tikka masala and the lamb vindaloo. The individual spices were distinct yet blended to perfection. The cauliflower appetizer was great. The room is beautiful. Even the bathrooms are beautiful. This place is better than Indian Accent at a small fraction of the cost. Don't waste your money. Come here.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Really impressed by their menu options. Good food, great and polite staff

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Great food and service. Good leadership. All dishes were tasty. Okra was the best.

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

The food was perfect. The decor and ambiance was great. The music was lively and fun. I will definitely be back! The cauliflower appetizer is a must! Also the naan bread with olive oil was something new I’ve never tried and we really liked it.

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Duck and samosa were amazing. Service was ok. The guy took my plate away before I had finished, dropped some rice on me when clearing the table. The waiter stated every dish was world class, which I think is naive. Overall, some bits were good, some questionable.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Great food! Awesome host and waiters :) The decor and ambience were great.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Everything about this place is fabulous! The ambience created by the decor and music, the meal, the wine....I will be back to try the “sexy dinner” recommended by the owner/maitre’d !

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Awesome food and service would highly recommend. Will be bringing my other friends here. Thanks.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Really quality Indian food. Lovely atmosphere. Would definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Great service and fabulous food in a warm, trendy environment with gentle Bollywood tunes in the background. What more can you ask for?

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Food is great here at Kurry Qulture.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

As always the food was delicious and the service was wonderful and welcoming!

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4.0Dined on January 21, 2018

A great place to visit for Sunday Brunch. The food was amazing and so was the ambiance. Music was at the optimum level, not creating any hindrance to the ongoing discussions. Overall a great place to dine.

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Owner and staff were very friendly and accommodating. The food was delicious. My husband and i had lamb dishes that were the best we have ever had. Thank you Kurry

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5.0Dined on January 18, 2018

Delicious food, beautiful restaurant, very courteous and excellent service.

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

we had a great time at this Astoria gem. food and service outstanding. great job!!

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

An absolute gem in Astoria. I went with my wife for New Years Eve and we were do happy we went. The food was outstanding. Service was incredible and ambiance was fantastic. You must definitely go to experience it.

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4.0Dined on December 28, 2017

Great hospitality

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5.0Dined on December 11, 2017

Fantastic!

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4.0Dined on November 4, 2017

The restaurant itself has a very intimate feel which is perfect for dates. The food was spectacular very authetic and flavourful. I wish the portions were larger considering the price. Also i wish the food was warmer upon being served. Other than that the staff if very pleasant and attentive. They were kind enough to call me in advance to fair warn me that they were unable to serve alcohol, which was appreciated. I will definitely dine here again and highly recommend this restaurant!

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3.0Dined on October 15, 2017

Food was delicious. No alcohol was being served. Was told that I received a call about this, but never did. Wasn't a major deal just disappointing for a celebratory dinner. Service was still very good and food delicious. Although having to order rice or naan to have it with the meal and not be included was slightly annoying when there are other Indian food places nearby with similar quality and better prices.

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3.0Dined on September 13, 2017

Kurry Qulture was an enjoyable evening. The decor and service are great. Unfortunately they were waiting for their liquor license to be renewed to we couldn't imbibe. I am a huge Indian cuisine lover. We got a the coconut shrimp as our appetizer and followed that up with lamb vindaloo and lamb rojan gosh. The presentation and the tenderness of the lamb were great and overall is was good. I think ultimately I am just an Indian purist and prefer the authentic cuisine over the vogue style Indian. And of course the price points include that with each entree being $20 each and the rice an additional $3.

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5.0Dined on September 9, 2017

Consistently great food and service. Clean overall and very attentive staff.

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2.0Dined on August 21, 2017

Alcohol license has expired. Mosquitoes in the open space outside. Food so so. But bread is great.

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5.0Dined on August 15, 2017

Been a while since our last visit (we live in Boston). Thrilled to be back. Such delicious plates. Soft, slow-cooked meats, rich, layered sauces, varied veggie dishes. Top quality service and a warm welcome. Fit for a Maharaja!

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5.0Dined on July 30, 2017

Very nice food. Great service

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2017

Very sophisticated dining. Atmosphere was stunning, food was delicious and staff was friendly and attentive.

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5.0Dined on July 8, 2017

Kurry Qulture is nothing short of fantastic. This cuisine is inspiring and is perhaps the most innovative Indian food to be found in our fair city.

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5.0Dined on July 2, 2017

Food was superb, owner/ host was gracious and made us feel at home at once and staff was friendly and knowledgeable about the food and his recommendations were spot on. A gem in astoria

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4.0Dined on June 30, 2017

Food was very good. Good value. Wine was corked. Seems like wine was not stored at red wine storage temperature. Staff were excellent and service was attentive and courteous. Manager was great and did not make a fuss over us returning the bottle of wine. I would eat here again.

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2017

Had the best meal. The only Indian restaurant in North America with a Michelin star. Can't recommend highly enough.

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5.0Dined on June 22, 2017

So I would like to start that I'm not the typical review writing person, I eat somewhere, I'll enjoy it and move on, but... this restaurant deserved 10 out of 10 stars, absolutely amazing, I was stunned to hear that they are a Halal restaurant because I don't usually find places that keep their standards that high when it comes to fine dining and the authenticity of Indian cuisine was there. Every bite was a titillating feeling in my taste buds. I felt as if my palate expanded to so many different flavors with every bite I highly recommend everyone to at least try it out once. Thank you

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2017

Small family gathering. 3 members had never eaten Indian cuisine. Great service, patience, recommendations & food! Needless to say, this restaurant made 3 women into Indian cuisine lovers! Thank you we will return!

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