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Utsav Indian Bar and Grill

4.6
1537 Reviews
$30 and under
Indian
Utsav is a bi level restaurant in the heart of Times Square located uniquely on a skywalk between two buildings. There is a bar on the lower level with outdoor dining available in summer. The upper level dining room has floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking both 46th & 47th streets. There is ample room for social distancing in this current environment & all COVID guidelines are strictly adhered to. We offer an extensive Indian menu with traditional regional dishes as well as some with a modern twist. We have just introduced our new INDO CHINESE menu & welcome large groups in our spacious restaurant.
Utsav offers various rooms for hosting private events. There is a room which can seat 25-30 people & a larger one to accommodate 70-80 people. A buyout of the restaurant is also possible on certain days of the week. Please call our catering manager to find out more details, let us host your next event for you!

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
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1537 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.4
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JessicaG80
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waiter(kevin) waitress was very nice and attentive in having us they had us laughing and felt welcome the whole time.. they enjoyed us so much they want us to come back

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RebeccaS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an amazing anniversary celebration at Utsav! I am getting addicted to this food haven. We were dying for Utsav's new Indo-Chinese food along with our usual traditional favorites. Wow! I was transported back to Bar-B-Q in Kolkata (India), who I think are the true pioneers of popularizing Indo-Chinese cuisine. The flavors and tastes were perfect and to-die-for. Each dish was unique. Despite our stomachs bursting from over-eating, we also had our favorites from the Indian menu. The staff was super-attentive and gave us great tips on what to order, along with special treats as they knew we were there for a celebration. Utsav has truly maintained its wonderful standards and unique variety and tastes, despite the impact from Covid. For those who are keen about social-distancing during these COVID times, Utsav provides the added bonus of massive indoor space and covered outdoors, so you can be far away from other diners and have a safe and enjoyable time.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
11 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was most excited about trying to butter chicken kulcha, and was even more pleased at how delicious everything was! One of the best Indian restaurants I’ve had in a long time.

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RG25690
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Utsav is a great restaurant to try out Indian food at. Firstly, it is one of the most spacious restaurants I have come across in Manhattan. The ambience and entry to the restaurant is great. We were served by Kevin who is very lovely and chirpy and a great person to be served by. He really made time to chat with us and make us feel at ease and at home at Utsav.

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vipHardikS
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience. A must go restaurant!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food. Our waiter Kevin was friendly and attentive. The butter chicken was to die for

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LeoO
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had my birthday dinner here for a party of 12. Dining room is large & spacious which is helpful now that indoor dining has returned. The staff was quite attentive, prompt & courteous. The food was delicious, especially the chicken tikka masala. I also enjoyed the kebabs, naan, & samosa. The chocolate cake I had for dessert was quite yummy. This was a great experience & I look forward to returning.

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vipDean
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really good food.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience3

The food quality was very poor. They didn’t have many dishes from the menu available. The server was very quick to tell us that we have to leave at 9:30 when we ordered at 8:30 yet the food didn’t come out until 9:15. He made it seem like we were bothering him by being there. We will not be coming to this restaurant again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were awesome and will definitely be back!

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vipFoodie
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Finally good Indian food in nyc

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious! I was busy eating to take pictures. Our waiter was patient as I think I asked him a thousand questions with each order. Forgot the name of the cauliflower appetizer, but it was amazing! Ordered all vegetarian dishes and loved them. The mango lasi is delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service

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Miamisue
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service was excellent. Really liked all the dishes we tried, including Fish Tikka, Methi Matar Malai, Aloo Gogi and Dal Makhani. The Chai Mules were a big hit. Comfortable outdoor seating. We plan to go back again very soon.

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vipBren
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great place food wise but even more with location. The tables are located under concrete covering so if it rains you can still go out to dinner. Food was amazing . I definitely recommend

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vipVaried
New York Area
182 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I've been to Utsav so many times over the years--usually for a pre-theatre dinner. I have always found the food to be exceptional. This time, due to the on-going crises, I assume, the caliber of everything was simply not the same. The outdoor seating we were given was at the 46th Street end of the terrace, dominated by the overwhelming din if an AC unit from the adjacent building. Also at that end was a sizeable group of homeless people. It was terribly uncomfortable. We asked to have our regular seats moved to the high tabletops. I missed the older, more mature, and more experienced servers from the past. The guys who waited on our table were pleasant but clearly confused. The food was o.k., but just o.k. I really want to support all of the dining establishments which are serving outdoors, but with prices going up and food standards going down, I'll cross Utsav off my list for now.

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SameeraW
New York Area
54 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience2

We went with no expectations, and we were pleasantly surprised, we used to come to this restaurant years ago, and now we will definitely go back, the food was very good, service was very pleasant, the goat biryani was excellent actually every main was very good, the Yellow dal was really exceptional, the Nan was very good but next time I would ask for it without the butter!

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Shruti
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food was very great, Just the ambiance outside is off! With all the people. Otherwise, it is a great option if you want to have amazing Indian food.

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill
Responded on August 9, 2020

Thank You for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed dining with us & hope to see you here again soon!

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vipChinarider
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Utsav always has amazing service and delicious food. I love bringing newbies to experience this delightful gem.

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vipDaniel
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lunch buffet was excellent mix of meat and vegetable dishes. Service and ambiance were wonderful!

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vipVeronicaJ
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Utsav is very spacious - and charming. The food is well prepared and plentiful. We particularly enjoyed the butter chicken and the coconut shrimp. The service was friendly and attentive. A very good experience.

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Diego
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The menu had the standard dishes prepared fresh and not too heavy. The wine list was robust. The staff was attentive. All in all, very good Indian food at a fair price.

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RafaelaG
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service, delicious food, received more food than expected.

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lef2009
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This is a good but not great Indian restaurant. The food is fresh and tasty if not exciting. But it is literally next door to the Roundabout Theater, making it a perfect place for pre-theater dinner. I will definitely return for future theater evenings.

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vipsunshine
New York Area
512 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

always reliable for wonderful food and drink. tried a few new things this time, including the tamarind margarita and the tandoori cornish hen, both of which were winners.

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vipruthie
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Good buffet. Sauces are unique. Lovely room on 2nd fl

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Usod
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Nice atmosphere, good food for not being in India. Mild - probably adjusted to the western world.

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viptomb
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We couldn’t have been happier with this restaurant. We enjoyed exploring around the menu and noted a diverse prefix menu. Would go back again in a heartbeat. The service was impeccable. We arrived after it opened and had plenty of time to leisurely complete our meal in a quiet environment.

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Roslyn
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

A great location in the theater district. Definitely not your local Indian restaurant. Food is more gourmet and prices are higher. Because the portions are substantial, sharing dishes makes sense. Diner needs to remember that everything is extra and nearly all dishes come without rice, sides, veggies, chutney, etc. For some, the prix fixed dinner may really be worth it. Highly recommend the mango mousse for dessert!

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill
Responded on February 22, 2020

Thanks for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed dining with us & hope to see you here again soon!

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AllenJ
Miami
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Great and plentiful food at a fantastic price for Midtown Manhattan.

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill
Responded on February 21, 2020

Thanks for your kind review!

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PriyaN
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was super nice! Service and ambiance perfect!
Really recommended

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The restaurant has a nice ambience especially in the daytime. The seats around the huge arch window get a bright blue light which contrasts with the indoor lighting and gives a nice warm yet sophisticated effect. The food is quite okay. Not the best but also surely not the average. I'd recommend this place and would consider going again.

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Zen2cool
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Very good Indian restaurant, the majority of the customers present were Indian which is a good guarantee of quality. Just the boss who was a little too eager to take the order, now in NYC people are faster. The prices are Manathan's prices.

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill
Responded on February 20, 2020

Thanks for your review!

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vipSAJ419
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food, service and ambiance. We ordered multiple appetizers and entrees. All were delicious. We would definitely recommend this restaurant and will return when back in town.

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill
Responded on February 20, 2020

We are so glad you enjoyed dining with us & hope to see you again soon!

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vipSheryl
New York Area
442 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Dinner prix fixe is a great value, and the food is excellent. Lamb dish was tasty, so was chicken. Great selection of starters and mango mousse was a great, light finish to the meal.

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill
Responded on February 12, 2020

Thanks for your 5 STAR review of Utsav. We look forward to seeing you here again soon!

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vipRobert
New York Area
60 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I had their prix fixe dinner. I chose the chicken lentil soup, followed by lamb rogan josh, and the mango mousse. Everything was delicious.

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill
Responded on February 4, 2020

We are so happy you enjoyed our prix fixe menu. Hope to see you here again soon!

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Foodrus
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a wonderful restaurant! A great place to meet prior to a Broadway show. You are not rushed here, and you can have a great conversation with your friends. The food is excellent and the service is awesome! We thoroughly enjoyed our experience here and would come again gladly!

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill
Responded on February 20, 2020

Hope to see you here again soon!

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vipMarilynG
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've been here quite a few times. The food, presentation, and service are great

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill
Responded on January 30, 2020

Hope to see you here again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Wonderful curries! Will be back!!

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill
Responded on January 24, 2020

Thanks for your review. Hope to see you here again soon!

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PonnusamyB
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good service and tasty food. Nice place to visit with family and friends.

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill
Responded on January 24, 2020

Thanks for your 5 STAR review!

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You can order delivery directly from Utsav Indian Bar and Grill using the Order Online button. Utsav Indian Bar and Grill also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Utsav Indian Bar and Grill also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 575-2525.

Utsav Indian Bar and Grill is rated 4.6 stars by 1537 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.