Spice Symphony – 50th St.
Our cuisine is classical Indian food from all regions of India carefully prepared by star chef. Our "grandmotherly cooking,” with whole spices for a more rustic texture will blow you away.We are rated as one of the top Indian Cuisine in New York. We bring to you coastal curries from Goa, Konkan, Karwar, Allepy, Madurai, Kolkata to name a few and also a few dishes of Chinese with Indian Spices ( Indo Chinese).
Our Wine List is something that we are proud to present.
We are home,family and friends.
Lunch: Every Day 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm
Great Indian food - very nice service that makes you feel very welcome!! A pleasant evening
My friend is a vegetarian, I am not. It was a perfect dining experience for us both.
A great restaurant , a hidden gem with Indo-Chinese cuisine. Good service. Good dining experience.
Excellent service from the time you enter to the time you leave. Waiters are always there to help you with your orders and attend to your needs. The noise level was high and you had to shout across the table to be heard. The ambience was reasonable. All in all a very pleasant experience.
The food was impeccable yet very reasonably priced. The service was fabulous and our food and drinks were served in a timely manner. The tables are fairly close to one another, so we could hear conversations around us. My husband and I didn’t have a very romantic atmosphere, but the delicious food and wonderful service definitely made up for that. We would absolutely go back!
Interesting excellent food. Wait staff very helpful. Will definitely visit again to try more dishes.
Cute little restaurant on 50th St/3rd Ave. Top notch service and excellent wine collection.
Highly recommend the Indo-Chinese items on the menu.
Food was good, prices were reasonable, but the service was rushed with persistent up-selling, e.g. pushing drinks, extra courses and dessert every time a waiter came up to us. When it became apparent that we weren't heavy drinkers or dessert takers, they seemed in a hurry to get the table free. The restaurant was crowded and noisy, so apparently it is popular, but I won't return.
Food and service were both good. We were impressed.
Everyone was very friendly- outstanding service. Only issue was that I love Chicken Tikka Masala but did not care for theirs - tikka sauce was like thick spicy tomato soup, disappointing. Samosas, corn soup, biryani, rice pudding were delicious.
The visit to Spice symphony on 50th street was fantastic! The food was well prepared, authentic, spice level tailored to choice and super delicious! Customer service was great, Chef personally came to the table to discuss uniqueness of dishes.
Best tandoori chicken wings!!
Great food - friendly staff.
Delicious food and exceptional service make this a great choice in midtown. All servers and staff went above and beyond to welcome us and make sure we made the right food choices. It's a much nicer experience than the exterior suggests. Highly recommend!
The service was outstanding food is amazing. Nisar was a great waiter. You don't need to miss this place when in New York
Ordinary Indian food with extraordinary hustle effort invoked—to spend more. Having traveled twice to India, and sampled great Indian restaurants in Chicago, LA, NY, San Francisco, I am perplexed at how this outfit could be so celebrated by purportedly New Yorkers in Trip Advisor. The host seemed disappointed that I came alone; maybe there was a mix-up with the reservation(?); he was expecting 2, but unquestionably a rude entrance was delivered. They, upwards of 4 staff people, marshaled a valiant effort to get me to sit at the bar. Finally, I ended up in, but at least not at, the bar. Six dollar chai teas with no refills, booze menus pushed in your face twice, waiters asking at least 5-6 different ways and times if I didn’t want booze, more food, sides, etc. The rice was promised as free. Yet, they charged for a side order of it. When I asked them to remove it from the check, you could tell that they were testing me; the help knew it was unreasonable. Another party in front of me was unhappy with their check. The best thing sampled was the garlic naan. It’s nearly perfect. The spicy chicken (next to the tikka masala on the menu) was acceptable, simple spices and barely possessed a trace of coconut. Some of the chicken meat was inedible, being so o boney. I would skip the hoopla in the accompanying reviews and ask a local concierge for help on picking a quality Indian restaurant.
Spice Symphony was a perfect place to meet our son for lunch. We all chose selections from the lunch offerings and the food was yummy and well priced. My only issue was with the palaak paneer -- the cheese cubes were tossed with cooked spinach, not the luscious creamy spinach sauce I have experienced elsewhere. Still, this is a tiny issue. I will happily return to Spice Symphony when I return to NYC.
We had our best meal in NYC here! The menu is extensive with authentic Indian and Indo-Chinese options. Excellent wines, beautiful food presentation. Spicy and mild dishes available. Highly recommended!
A really nice restaurant with good service and very authentic food. A fair price for the city. I advise to book ahead as it is very busy
We had a really bad experience. Even after booking table at open table, we waited for 40 mins almost before we got our table. The food took 1.5 hours to come after order. We were starving! Especially we were with 2 kids and they were getting “hangry”!! After all that we were automatically charged 20% gratuity! If the service is bad, why should we pay the gratuity/ tip? Aren’t those things for service and food?! When I mentioned to server, he just said oh that is automatically added! I asked if he thinks the service was worth that percent..He kept saying it is automatically added. I am sure he could have done something but just didn’t! Above all the food was just okay! The Lassis were too sour and tasteless! When I told the server that my daughter didn’t like it, he had no reaction. Not even a simple “oh sorry, she didn’t like it”... I m not asking for replacement but the guy just kept on saying how wonderful their food is.... isn’t that something we should judge? Overall the food wasn’t bad but wasn’t good. Plus the service and extreme delay made our experience bad
I must first mention that one of our hosts named Aldi provided us with the most consummate dining experience with how attentive and friendly he was to all of us dining at Spice Symphony. All of the food was out of this world and it was the best meal by far while dining at some of the very best restaurants in NYC during our visit this past week.
Excellent food and service.
Overall, we were highly pleased. The melding of Indian and Chinese cuisines (which have many similarities) was very well done. Fresh food, original creations. The lamb chops are particularly recommended.
Amazing food and Service!!
Very good indian dinner.
Service is extraordinary.
Wonderful Indian restaurant. Great service and amazing food.
Overall food quality had dropped significantly.
Taste is no longer there
We greatly enjoyed our meal. All good was fantastic. Service was especially good. We'll return as there were many menu items that looked good.
My wife and I both very much enjoyed the subdued atmosphere and delicious north indian food. The service was especially attentive; after a long walk from the Met, we were thirsty and our water glasses were never neglected. I was also impressed that when I mentioned my phone was getting low on charge, the server took care of it for me while we had a delicious dessert.
This is our second visit to Spice Symphony, the location was new but the food and service were just how we remembered. We loved our meals, wait staff was very accommodating. The restaurant was busy, the noise level was high but not distracting enough to impede our conversation.
I know we'll be back next time we are in NYC.
Great food with excellent service, Aldi was awesome
Had 2 appetizers - shrimp and lamb along with garlic nan - all very good. Enjoyed a bottle yesterday of Chateau St Michelle Cab. For entrees ordered Sea Bass special and Chicken Tikka Masala - both wonderful. Great servers and nice dining room.
Very pleasant lunch .
We had a terrific experience at this restaurant. The manager went out of his way to provide us with a quick meal because we were short on time. Food was delicious and service beyond excellent! We will definitely return whenever we visit Manhattan!
Good place to dine for lunch!! Very nice to side!! Good service good food! It’s a hidden gem!! Hope the construction outside gets done soon and the next lace visible from the 50 th street
Buenas en g neral
Die guten Bewertungen haben uns einen Tisch für unser Geburtstagsessen reservieren lassen. Die Reservierung hat von Deutschland aus gut geklappt und der Abend hat das gehalten, was er versprochen hat. Ohne Reservierung ist sicher kein Tisch zu bekommen. Das Essen ist sehr gut, wie man es von einem guten Inder erwarten kann. Zur Krönung gab es en Geburtstagsständchen der Belegschaft.
Very pleasurable experience all round. Did a nice job with a larger group.
Authentic indian menu, vegetariana options, very confortable place! Wonderfull!