Very disappointed. Food was not good.
Terrible terrible food ..we gave the feedback to the owner tooo. They have messed up the valentine day experience with the menu ...choice and food was tasting pathetic ....lacks zero finesse
It was wow, have been there before and this place never disappointments rather it feels really amazing, the food quality, staff, ambience. We love this place. MUST VISIT place.
The food was really unique and it seemed like there was a lot of thought put into it. The pork belly and lamb appetizers were amazing and the duck was good. The whole scene in there is really cool and we had a big table for four people and a really nice waitress but also it was really expensive.
Wholesome dining experience. The food was very good, the service was exceptional. Ladina, our server, was very attentive to our needs and made very good recommendations. The lamb pork belly was divine. Definitely my favorite Indian restaurant in NYC!
It's very noisy - let's get that out of the way first. Some dishes are very good, such as the chili cheese toast and the octopus. The cauliflower app had a good taste, but was too hot for most of us at the table. Of main dishes, one problem is that there can be a dominant flavor that is too strong. I thought that was the case for the duck; the sauce was overwhelmingly seasoned with cloves. If you like cloves, maybe you would say, "finally, a dish with enough of a clove flavor". The cod was tasty, but the fish itself lacked flavor. Service was attentive and charming.
Roni was a great host and very personable. Food was unique and flavorful
Food had too much spice. Overpowered the taste.
Food was amazing! Absolutely one of the best Indian restaurants in nyc. Services were excellent as well. Except for the place was a bit crowed I would say. Generally I had a beyond pleasant dinning experience here.
Loved the food and hospitality
Creative cuisine with tasteful presentation
The restaurant week menu was not truly “Indian” food, but the lamb appetizer was to die for.
Service and food were both incredible!!! Would definitely go back
The service was very good, the staff were very attentive to our needs and were able to make good recommendations on what food and drinks to order. We ordered the Chili Ink Crab, Banana Leaf Chicken and the Aloo Gosht and all were very good but the Aloo Gosht was clearly the unexpected surprise. The grilled lamb belly had a crunchy crust which provided the perfect texture to the dish. Will definitely come back and try the other dishes.
The overall ambiance is very nice at Rahi. Great decor. Cocktails were incredible, but food was average. We ordered 2 appetizers and 2 entrees, 1 of each was good and worth the price. Overall, I would go back for tapa style bites or just a drink, but not a full meal
Amazing food, good ambiance and great service! Definitely going back soon
Me and my wife loved our drinks Bombay bang and Ras Rangeela.
My wife says Kichdi was amazing. It needs to be tasted so we will return for another round.
Goat: it wasn’t as I expected but My tastebuds are bit more sensitive then other normal people when it comes to food. Definitely try once.
Dessert was interesting and good.
Loved the simplicity of the menu!
We will return again.
Food delicious as always. Restaurant week meal , soft shell crab, Branzino, chicken, basmati rice, garlic and butter naan, and lentils also tasty. Very good value.
Rahi serves 'upmarket' Indian food which may not be completely authentic as there are some 'takes' on the originals but the food is interesting, tasty and well prepared. Service is good and the space is pleasant. The prices are reasonable.
Not your usual Indian food, which I love. But completely satisfied with the difference
Food was great. Seated 45 mins after our reservation time.
I just added this to my 10 most favourite NYC restaurants. Food is DELICIOUS, excellent service, great ambiance, great drinks. The restaurant is very pretty and everyone is very friendly. Our server Ariana expertly guided us through the menu and we loved all her recommendations. She truly contributed to our evening being even more special. The restaurant advertises "artisanal Indian food" and they truly live up to this. This is a must for all lovers of Indian food with a special twist as well as an excellent introduction to this wonderful cuisine. Cannot wait to go back. This is a 10 on all points!
Innovative Indian food at a restaurant with a cool vibe and knowledgeable servers. Would absolutely go again.
GREAT and UNUSUAL BRUNCH!
Delicious appetizers and wonderful brunch selection--artichokes, pomegranates, yummy egg dishes and delightful iced coffee and pomegranate lemonade. So unusual, very good service and a great meal!
Overall, we were underwhelmed by the experience. The lamb kabobs were undercooked to the point that they looked raw and red inside (see picture). The server agreed that it looked bad and replaced it with another appetizer. The prawn was good, as was the banana leaf chicken. The Tulsi cocktail was a hit with the right amount of alcohol. The goat curry was a total disaster- with chewy old goat meat, not the tender baby goat that one gets at most Indian restaurants in NYC. Service was average at best.
Great food and nice list of unique cocktails. Definitely recommend!
Best Indian food we have ever had in the US. Raves for every dish we tried.
Amazing food. Had the bottomless drinks, too! The mango mimosa was unreal. Loved it!
I love the food and the fact that they change regularly but I am not a fan of their scheduling . Second time we waited so long even though we came early. Other people were seated before us .
We absolutely love Rahi! Went there for brunch and it wasn’t that great but their dinner is amazing! Went there twice in two weeks and came wait to go back! The chicken in banana leaf, goat curry and the chicken lasooni are my favorites!!
Oh and they have really nice cocktails!!
We came for dinner after a recommendation from a local New Yorker, it was our first time in NYC. Couldn’t fault the food all had great flavour and different tastes which was great! We are Indian and it’s hard to find home like food in some Indian restaurants so this was a true gem. The squash kofta was our favourite. Only negative would say is that the staff serving us were not very friendly compared to the service we have received at other places in NYC, they weren’t as welcoming and friendly. But I would definitely return and also recommend.
So i came to celebrate my boyfriend birthday and to be honest, everything is perfect , taste perfect look perfect, my favorite is the cheese cream Naan and the Octopus leg(sorry forgot the name) plus the dessert. I love the Cocktail taste so different but all to the point. It remind me of India, more taste like North Indian food. However its authentic and perfect.
The only thing confuse me is i send message to the owner(which was indicated in the reservation page) i want the cake to have happy birthday on the plate. However, its just a cake. Bit disappointed about it. But cant deny I love the food and environment.
A really great place with just the right combination of ambience and good food. Owner came over to check on how we enjoyed it.
Service is always excellent, and the food at Rahi is wonderful. The menu is a little opaque for anyone who's used to the usual descriptions on an Indian-restaurant menu, but ask questions and you'll find something that suits your taste. I recently saw a 50 Best NYC Restaurants list that had at least one other Indian restaurant. Rahi belongs, too.
The food was delicious and expertly prepared. I recommend this restaurant, very good quality and not unreasonably priced.
Fantastic. the food was PACKED with flavor. although didn't look like traditional Indian, the flavors were there. What a treat.
Went to celebrate my birthday dinner and the food was amazing. Manager was wonderful and really bringing the taste of India food into NYC. Highly recommend Rahi for a wonderful foodie experience
Espectacular la comida. No dejen de pedir las alcachofas
Everything was amazing: Ambiance, Cocktails, Food, Dessert. The only problem was we had a reservation (through OpenTable) for 730p, but we were not seated until 845p.
I've been here three times and can't wait to go again. The food is totally delicious. It's not a typical Indian restaurant menu, very unique and creative.
It was busy even on a Tuesday night . The cocktails were marvelous (ask the bartender Diego about the spicy cocktail). Food was delicious and just right amount of spice and outstanding presentation. It’s a great place for taste the real Indian food and lovely fusion touch.