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Spice Symphony – 50th St.

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1487 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Indian

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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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Starting Jul 16, 2020 · Sun 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Sat 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 1487 people are saying
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vipJoanK
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This restaurant was very busy with outdoor as well as indoor dining. The service was a little slow as I think they were overwhelmed with all the diners.

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EricR
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A very good blend on Chinese and Indian food. Would definitely patronize again.

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vipwalidm
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Delicious food. Attentive service. Sole complaint is that they are cheap with their scotch. I highly recommend it. The Indian Chinese fusion is innovative and tasty.

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AMSS
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Outdoor seating was fine. Service was very slow. Kind staff

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psjagjianette
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect every time I come. Best Indian food in nyc.

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LoriO
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing in every sense. The food was full of flavor and portions were good. Wait staff was so attentive and helpful with recommendations, I can’t wait to go back.

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viprestaurantreviewer
San Francisco
22 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Owner is very nice
Food is great
Atmosphere is great
Drinks are exotic
Great Indian in nyc

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vipTiger
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outdoor seating was awesome food perfect Indian Chinese spicy as varied as one wants

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Had a wonderful experience at Spice symphony, they accommodated us really well, the food was delicious, the service was pretty good (but a little delayed but nothing worth complaining about). Overall highly recommended!

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vipTK719
New York Area
153 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the most fantastic meal at Spice Symphony on 50th Street. I started with a mixed green salad, which was very nice. I then had the goan fish curry with rice and tandoori roti. It was absolutely delicious. The curry was tomato-based, and went so well with both the fish and the bread. I finished with the coconut caramel flan, which was also terrific. The service was excellent and the prices were very reasonable. One of the best Indian restaurants in NYC.

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vipBruceP
Anchorage
12 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great outside seating with excellent service and delicious food.

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PinoleroNYC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food quality and service. Super helpful and friendly staff. Would go back in a nanosecond.

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NYDad
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first meal out since the start of all this madness. Glad we chose to come to our favorite... Spice Symphony - 50th street. Maitre D Ninad was welcoming, as always!! Sat outside and it was great. Felt EXTREMELY safe. Immediately given hand sanitizer and entire staff wore masks and kept a comfortable distance at all times. Flatware and napkins were individually wrapped to ensure additional safety. Food always fresh and flavorful and everything Ninad has recommended has always been fantastic. Lamb Saag, Avocado marinated chicken, Pashwari Naan …. I could go on. Great meal !! If you are goin out to dinner, this place is a must.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was very attentive to my guest and I. They were able to quickly move our table indoors once it started raining. We were both given a brief lesson on Indian cuisine. We will return.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Excellent Indian food. Many dishes you don’t see on other menus.

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Sonika
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff at the restaurant were very kind and attentive. Myself and my partner dined with them for his birthday and they picked up on my booking request that we we’re celebrating his birthday. They tailored food so it was vegan, and they came out with a dessert which had a candle and handwritten personalised birthday card. It was a very personable, memorable and high level of service. Not to mention the food was exquisite. If I lived in New York I would be there all the time. Thank you team for making our trip memorable and for being genuinely lovely and friendly people. 5 stars from us!

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MisterP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our best review is that we will definitely go back!

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TraceyG
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Attentive service and good food. We chose from the Indian menu but a couple next to us chose from the Chinese and this also looked very good. Would recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
5 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Our party consisted of 2 women and we felt that we had to flag people down to get service. I had a dish that contained and they were chewy and overdone.

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vipElise
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I can’t say enough! The food was delicious, nice ambience and attentive service. I had noted when booking that a birthday was being celebrated, not only did they bring a dessert and sing to me but gave me a lovely card. So special, highly recommend.

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RIGi
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and overall experience! The place is very nice and service was outstanding. The spiciness of the food was adjusted to our tolerance level, so that was a plus.

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RupaY
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Food was significantly overpriced for the portion size. We requested mild-medium spicy food. We were served spicy food. When we questioned this , they laughed it off saying well it is an Indian restaurant. What a shame as nyc had been amazing until this.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience3

I am a big fan of Indian Chinese food and recommend everyone to try it. Spice symphony serves some of the best indo-Chinese fare. However, there were 2 people (I think the managers!) who were extremely rude while seating us and taking our order. Important to note- the wait staff who served us our food, cleared tables and poured water were all very friendly, the complete opposite of the others. Management should assess their attitude towards customers or they will lose business. I will give them another shot because the food was very tasty- kudos to the chef.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really interesting and delicious food and very reasonably priced for NYC. Nasir ( sorry if that’s not the right spelling) was an excellent server and extremely helpful. Great experience!

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JeaneJ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food, attentive service, and was able to have a working dinner without screaming

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Stamarock
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such friendly staff! The food is absolutely delicious!! Even when ordering spicy, the meals pack some heat, but they maintain the wonderful flavors. We'll be back again :)

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MarcusO
Wales
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I booked this restaurant to celebrate my wife's birthday whilst in New York, the restaurant was close by to our hotel and within easy walking distance. Our host for the evening was a lovely gentleman by the name of Nisar and he provided excellent service throughout the evening. This restaurant can not be faulted, the quality of the food was exceptional even to the point that the chefs made a dish for my wife that was not even on the menu - first class. Nisar was attentive bot not overbearing, he did not at anytime make us feel as if we were rushed in anyway, in fact all the staff were fantastic and we felt very much at ease, especially when all the staff presented a desert with candle at the end of our meal whilst singing "happy Birthday".
I would highly recommend that you book this restaurant if you are lucky enough to be in the neighbourhood and enhance your time in New York.

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segs
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Great food and attentive service, but they did not seat us until 25 minutes after our reservation. That is a bit too delayed.

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connieb
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Spice Symphony is a lovely restaurant--the food is especially well prepared, the service and ambiance are very good, and the price is reasonable. I would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant to a friend, especially one who appreciates unusually tasty and fresh Indian food.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience, sauces as service. Good for vegetarian

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DianeL
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

had the vegetarian Thali...food was good, it was a good value and a comfortable place to meet a friend for lunch

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vipSunmtskier2
New England
28 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was amazing. We had the tasting menu and the items were customized to the needs and preferences of our party. Our server, Ninad, was attentive without being obtrusive. The timing of the meal was leisurely without being slow. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience4

Absolutely the worst service I’ve ever experienced. Used to be one of my favorite places to eat but I doubt I’ll ever go back there.

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Miriam
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent. Very attentive. The food was delicious

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Valentines meal . It was a set menu which we didn’t know about however they let us order from original menu . Table was right at back by kitchen and reef rooms and a little cold . Service for drinks was a little slow . The food was some of the best Indian cuisine we have ever tasted cooked to perfection . We would definitely visit again

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FranklinA
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience3

The staff was very pleasant and helpful. Very attentive to everything

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KimberlyH
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The prix-fixe valentine’s menu was wonderful. So full of flavors and the perfect amount of food and we left with a free rose and thoughtful bag of candy. I absolutely recommend Spice Symphony for the food and the extra touches. Thank you for an amazing Valentine’s Day.

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vipMenuMommy
Memphis/West TN
16 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Our lunch was well-priced and delicious. Service was prompt.

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SPIDERMAN
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Bon accueil.
Repas tres bon.
C etait bien.
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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Indian cuisine restaurant in New York City!!
Fabulous everything!!

FAQs

Spice Symphony – 50th St. does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Spice Symphony – 50th St. also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 300-4869.

Spice Symphony – 50th St. is rated 4.5 stars by 1487 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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