Spice Symphony – 50th St.

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"The New York Times" - The Marriage of Indian and Chinese Cuisines Hungry City: Spice Symphony in Midtown East
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.

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OT
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined 19 hours ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a wonderful dinner tonight! My husband and I found out about spice symphony from all there wonderful reviews. While we were in the city we wanted to go here, while we were at diner our brother and sister in law said they needed up being able to come, they quickly made our table from 2 to 4 people. The service was great, the food amazing, and great drinks too. They also somehow knew it was my birthday, brought out a dessert and a card signed by the staff. They were all so nice! We will definitely be back again. Thanks for a wonderful evening!

M
Manchester
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Don't be fooled by the modest exterior, fantastic food and service are delivered in modern surroundings. Our waiter, Aldi, was very attentive and helpful

n
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Had the chicken tikka masala set lunch and it was delicious -- well prepared, generously portioned and just the right spiciness. Low ambient noise allows for talking with my lunch companion. Service was excellent. Definitely recommended.

V
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Spice Symphony delivered on its rave reviews...wonderful Indian food in a casual, yet elegant setting. The service couldn't have been more attentive, and the food incredible. Our server suggested off the menu dishes which included lamb chops and a smoked lamb dish. Wow, it was awesome. I highly recommend.

S
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Booked this restaurant for our last night in NYC, we were celebrating Birthdays, the staff were amazing as was the food, definitely be back.

OT
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is a wonderful mixture of traditional flavors and new ideas. The service was professional and of the highest quality. We will definitely return!

SP
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Top Notch all.the.way!
Dinner was delicious, service was outstanding, truly an exceptional experience. Thanks Vijay, you are amazing, thanks for being our “magic” host!

FH
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing and generous service! Spice Symphony went above and beyond with our anniversary dinner. We loved the delicious food and appreciated a special anniversary dessert. Everyone on the staff was outstanding!

JG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were very good. A wonderful experience.

NS
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Googled this place and went purely on reviews. Nice place with good Indian food especially indo chinese fusion!

MI
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

the food is better than other tao or budakkan bot doesnt have ambience

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food - and awesome indo Chinese. Kind of like a hidden gem- will go back for sure.

LF
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

I eat Indian food a couple of times a week. We have two exceptional Indian restaurants in Bermuda. From the outside this place does not look special. Once inside however they have a beautiful bar area and a very nice restaurant. The staff were superb especially Vijay who served us. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was was excellent. The menu is somewhat restricted. I didn't see the variety of dishes I normally see in an Indian restaurant but the items they have are excellent. A very nice experience.

AD
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 3

Very good food

BK
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding!! We'll be sure to tell friends and family how fantastic our evening was.

We'll be back 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇺🇸🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇺🇸🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇺🇸🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇺🇸🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

I
Philadelphia
27 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food and lovely restaurant!

OT
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and value. Our waiter Santosh was very professional and knowledgeable. We had the avocado chicken kabobs, lamb korma, and the tandoori mushrooms. Perfect amount of heat.

YU
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food, I love this place.
Highly recommended

SL
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A colleague suggested this restaurant and I'm glad she did! She was familiar with the dishes and we selected the ones we thought we might most enjoy. The portion sizes were reasonable an we were able to share one main dish with a side of vegetables and two kinds of naan which was sufficient.

O
Switzerland
24 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Good food but rather erratic service. On arrival and being seated we were presented with 2 wine lists but no food menus and had to ask for these as well as having to attract attention when we wanted to order. Noise levels were extremely high which was quite stressful.

D
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

The greeter and servers were friendly. There seemed to be a respect issue toward the greeter (female) from the servers (males). I felt uncomfortable with it and would suggest the show more kindness toward her. It could come off to some as chauvenistic.
The food was flavorful and the table service was great. Our server checked in at appropriate junctures and gave us great advice on the menu. My only issue was the presentation of the food. They used a metal tray with several metal bowels surrounding rice that was placed in the middle of the tray. The presentation brought to mind the containers one would use to feed pets; not appropriate for people. The two issues are enough to make me wary, but not enough to preclude me giving them a second chance.

JR
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was friendly and efficient. My daughter and I went for an early dinner before she left for the airport and had a delightful and delicious meal. The menu features some unusual items and the waiter was knowledgeable and helpful in steering us toward new things to try. The eggplant and the lamb chops were standouts. will definitely return.

FJ
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A small welcome back celebration!

SG
London
2 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Fantastic food very attentive staff.
Would definitely recommend!

GV
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was excellent. Bartender was awesome.

OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An amazing place. OmKar was our waiter and he was truly wonderful. We will definitely will return

HG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From warm greeting on arrival to attentive service and outstanding food, I could not ask for more.

MH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious! Was so excited to try a place that was both Chinese (for husband) and Indian (for me). The food was incredible quality for the price. The menu was navigable and made eating reasonably healthy possible. For example, I had whole wheat naan with cucumber yogurt sauce as an appetizer and tandoori jumbo shrimp for an entree. The service was a bit confusing: Everyone was attentive and wonderful, but there were so many people it was a little overwhelming. When we are next in NYC, we will be coming here again and again.

M
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lights out! Like Indian, look no further. Top notch in every way.

E
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful spot to see the time square. The design of the restaurant is very beautiful. Secret spot of time square

S
New England
27 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is excellent and the service is superb. Had an excellent lunch here and love that it's not a buffet. Forgotten I had eaten here before and enjoyed it just as much.

SB
London
8 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Arrived after a long day of travelling from the UK, so I need to be subjective here but the food was just okay and they forgot to bring the roti with my daughters meal. Otherwise tasty meal and a nice venue.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food was delicious

BR
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best meal in the week of fine dining in NYC! So delicious and beautiful presentation. I wish I could bring the chef home with me! Simply the BEST!

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My parents were visiting from Dubai, they love indochinese and it’s really hard to get that true indo chinese taste in Manhattan and spice symphony delivers on that.
Excellent chicken lollipops. The Chinese Bhel is everything that NYT describes it to be and much more. Their shrimp piri is just explosion of flavors and spice. This place will definitely be staple!

JJ
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

We arrived and were shown to a table that was in a poor plaxe being in the area next to the till. Our waiter was bery pushy about what he thought we shoukd eat and was positively rude ti my husband and my brother in law. We were ceey unimpressed by the whole experience and have complained to the restaurant about the treatment we rwceived

OT
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything perfect

K
Greece
4 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent service - very attentive. The restaurant offered us a starter and a dessert on the house! The food was very tasty and well presented. And the best part was that all this was moderately priced. Will definitely visit again when in NYC.

w
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious traditional and nouveau cuisine indian and chinese food. All the dishes we've tried have been delicious. Staff is very attentive and excellent. Well worth the price.

L
New England
3 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious! Service was excellent, food was delicious. Did not feel rush through dinner. Nice ambiance, clean facilities. One comment, although the eggplant was delicious, I wish I had known how spicy it was going to be. Perhaps mention heat level on some dishes? Otherwise, will definitely return. Thank you for a very enjoyable meal.

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