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7:00 PM
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Sapphire

4.2
1313 reviews
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$30 and under
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Indian
Top Tags:
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Neighborhood Gem
Sapphire serves multiregional fare in an airy, serene space. The food is well worth its price, and the prix fixe lunch is quite a buy. Minimum is $25.00 per person
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Indian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm;
Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(212) 245-4444
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Vajay Bhargava/ Guman Saugh
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
60th/61st
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Public transit
A,B,C,D 19 Columbus Circle
Additional
Full Bar, Wine
What 1313 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.0
service
4.0
ambience
3.9
value
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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HelenL (Miami)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

The food was excellent and the recommendations from our waiter were spot on. We will definitely go back.

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vipDebby1973 (New England)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Excellent food, never crowded or noisy. Very attentive friendly service.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Very enjoyable. Greeting was gracious. Food was really delicious. Hope to go there again soon.

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vipBarbara (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

consistently very good food and great service. We have been coming here for years and love it.

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Alwaysladylike (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Second visit, both pre-theater at Lincoln Center. Arrived early but was promptly seated while waiting for dinner guest. The staff is all male (why? seems to be a feature of some Indian restaurants I've visited); the men who bring water and clear plates etc are polite but very formal which is a bit disconcerting. The waiter was very friendly. Food was good - combination of fish and vegetarian apps and main courses. Décor is a bit dated but everything was clean and neat. Bathroom was very clean too. Able to complete meal in plenty of time for 7:30 curtain. Would return.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

The dining room was quite loud. The delivery drivers were back and forth through the restaurant during our entire meal and the food was mediocre at best. I ordered Chicken Tikka Masala, which should be a home-run for any legit Indian restaurant. Instead, they had clearly pre-cooked some chicken breasts in the oven and dropped them into the sauce just before putting it on the table. The chicken was dry, not dark meat cooked in the sauce as it should have been. The shrimp appetizer was not edible. The samosas tasted like the oil hadn't been changed in the fryer in months. Overall this was a disappointing experience.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

We've dined at Sapphire numerous times and always enjoyed our experiences. This time service was poor. We sat at the bar first; that waiter was attentive, pleasant and a good server. When taken to our table the waiter was bordering unfriendly. Food did come quickly and was adequate. However, no one checked our table while we ate. Not once were water glasses refilled. Mine was empty. We waited awhile for dessert menus; not even then was my glass filled. We ordered kulfi for dessert. It wasn't a true kulfi but kulfi flavored ice cream.

Unfortunately we won't be returning. New York City is filled with so many good dining experiences.

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vipJamesD (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Excellent food, a bit pricy, though. The menu posted online is not the same menu in the restaurant.

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vipNotOneToComplain (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

The food was very nice (garlic naan was outstanding) but somewhat over priced considering the ingredients and portions. Nice dining room and service, but the coffe we ordered was so terrible that we had to go to a Starbucks for an espresso. And I don’t even like Starbucks.

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JC55 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Not many reasonably priced dining choices so near to Lincoln Center. Sapphire is a pretty good bet for pre-Lincoln Center events.

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