New York City is well known for being one of the culinary capitals of the world with countless different restaurants and eateries serving some of the best food options around. But few people know about all of the amazing food options there are on Long Island. A diverse melting pot of cultures, Long island offers tons of amazing restaurants, with cuisine from all over the world. And one of the major highlights has got to be the Indian food. What many people don’t know is that Long Island has countless amazing Indian restaurant options, and people from all over NYC actually drive all the way to Nassau and Suffolk County, just for a nice dinner with family and friends. Indian food is a popular option for both native Indians and non-Indians alike. In this article, we will be going over the 5 best Indian restaurants on Long Island.
A favorite location that’s known for having great service and delicious service, Baldwin’s Raagini is a great place for fans of Indian food to try. Patrons have claimed that they have one of the most friendly and warm wait staff of any restaurant on Long Island, which goes a long way to keep the clientele happy. This is a great place for family and friends to enjoy traditional Indian dishes like chicken curry, Saag Paneer, Gobi Manchurian, and masala dishes. We recommend the chicken korma and mixed Tandori grille with chicken tikka, and Boti kebab for sure. Awarded the best Indian restaurant in Long Island of 2022.
A multi-time winner of the best Indian restaurant on Long Island, the Curry Club is probably one of the most famous options on the list and is recognized for great service, a terrific ambience and some of the best, mouth watering Indian dishes you can find in the state. Curry Club is known for amazing dishes and can meet anyone’s spice tolerance. From a creamy chicken tikka masala for the mildest of spice eaters to the fiery beef vindaloo for those who can handle a bit more spice.
Known for having an amazing atmosphere,great service and a huge menu with some of the best Indian cuisine on Long Island, Saaz offers a truly top class dining experience for visitors. With a menu that’s constantly changing and being updated seasonally, Saaz features amazing ingredients and recipes that are traditional Indian favorites. Saaz includes a number of vegetarian dishes and non-vegetarian options.
A great little option located in an unassuming strip mall in Hicksville, this is truly a hidden gem! Chennai Dosa offers an amazing lunch buffet for those here early, and includes some of the best South Indian cuisine available on Long Island. Definitely worth the trip out to Long Island if you live in NYC, and a great place to stop if you’re at the mall nearby. Gotta try the dosas.
New Chili and Curry
Another spot located in Hicksville, New Chili and Curry actually serves North Indian cuisine, that is more close to the traditional Indian food you might be familiar with. They are known for their Chicken Tikka Masala. It is important to know the restaurant is very small and does not take reservations, so you should probably call ahead if you don’t have time to wait.