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Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant

93 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2922
+1 212-598-4610
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
93 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2922
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, it’s tacky, not particularly genuine and the food is not the best Indian. But at the same time you won’t have more fun at an Indian restaurant independent of the quality of the food. It reminds me of a night out in Bombay with...More

Thank Magicmange
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Magicmange, we're thrilled you love our fun environment and never seize to have a great time with us! We're looking forward to seeing you again soon for another fun night. Cheers, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my family for my 26th birthday for the first time, I found out about the restaurant on my instagram explore and even though I read a lot of bad reviews about this place I went there. Food was good, service was...More

Thank Laura B
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Laura, we're thrilled you and your family decided to try something new for that birthday celebration, and it's great to know you enjoyed everything from our food to our attentive service. Thanks for sharing, and we hope to welcome you back! - Panna II Garden...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

A nice dinner spent with my family in an authentic Indian restaurant. Very tasty food. We choose 3 different dishes and all 3 of them delicious. A little bit work how the waiters are serving. A little smile makes a lot. Overall is the relation...More

Thank Decebal-40
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

This is wonderful to hear! So glad you and your family were pleased with all the dishes you tried along with our service team. We sure hope to welcome you back for a bite again soon. All the best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant

Reviewed 19 July 2017

This place was nice, the service was very good. The decor is charming. The food is very good. Just be careful to enter the right restaurant, since there are 4 very similar looking in the same building.

Thank Culbute
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Culbute, thank you for the kind words! We're so happy to see that you enjoyed your time with us -- come see us again soon. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We were visiting relatives after being out of the country a month, before heading home to Texas. Someone suggested we try this place. A man stood at the second floor entrance, pointing to a big "A", a city designation of a very clean kitchen. We...More

Thank SooSooSees
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

As you can imagine, Soo, it's incredibly concerning to hear this was the impression you left us with. We strive to go above and beyond for our guests, and this isn't in line with our standards in the least. We'll be sure to look into...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Starting with a relaxed and different atmosphere! It makes it seem like you're somewhere else in the world !! Wonderful food and the best Samosa I've ever eaten !!

1  Thank van_aiello
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

van_aiello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review! We're so glad that you had an awesome time with us -- we can't wait to serve you again. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant

Reviewed 7 March 2017

We went there for the laughs, as its been an icon in the East Village for the longest. Just arriving at the place was a weird experience: the restaurant next and below it have people outside (along with Pranna's own) who start tauting you to...More

Thank Milly L
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

C, thanks for coming to see us. It's unusual to see that you didn't enjoy our food. We must apologize to you for not being at our best. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Very odd experience. The restaurant was so crowded and cramped, patrons had to walk sideways down the only walkable space to get to the back. Three times, I had someones butt hit my plate (gross). There were so many lights and decorations hanging from the...More

1  Thank robessjo
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Robessjo, we're sorry that your visit with us wasn't a great one. We have an inviting space and do get quite busy, but we always want to make sure that our guests are comfortable. It appears we weren't on top of our game when you...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017

A few days ago I got one of my occasional sudden cravings for authentic Indian food. The island of Manhattan is filled with Indian restaurants, expensive or cheap, fancy or home style, authentic or fusion. For years you could go to 6th Street between 1st...More

Thank dontstopkeepmoving
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words. We're truly excited to see that you enjoyed dining with us. We love offering up delicious dishes like our chicken tikka masala in an exciting and fun atmosphere. We can't wait to host you again. Best, Panna...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We came to visit this place with my friend and we were shocked how rude was waiter with us. First he insisted in agressive manner that we should pay 20$ or more or we couldn't eat there. Even as we agree when it was time...More

Thank Elena B
Boshir K, Owner at Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Elena, we are so sorry to see that you didn't have an excellent time with us. Service like this is rare, and we will need to look into this situation further. Best, Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant

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Usually 12pm to 12am. But you'd better confirm before you go
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2922
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-598-4610
Description
Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant is where inspired Indian cuisine meets a unique decor.
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