Dinner SpecialtiesLooking to have dinner in midtown? Don't miss this experience offering you a full selection of dishes, wine, spirits, appetizers and desserts for a fun night out. Start out with the crab cakes, or perhaps Paneer Tikka, which is a cubed cottage cheese simmered in a mild tomato sauce.
The menu is extensive at this trendy Indian restaurant, so check out the diverse soups and salads (Chicken Palak Sorba, anyone?), tandoori bread and rice specialties such as Mushroom and Peas Pilaf or lemon rice. You have your choice of vegetable, chicken, lamb and goat or fish entrees. If you're in the mood for seafood, don't miss the Fish Methi comprised of tilapia fish with herbs and spices, as well as a hint of ginger and garlic. If chicken is more your style, try Chicken Vindalo, traditional butter chicken or Chicken Kali Mirch cooked in a sumptuous marinade of black pepper and green chili. If you're looking for something a bit different, you must try the Lamb Apricot, which is a dish of cubes of lamb infused with ginger, garlic, coriander and dried apricot. There's also plenty of tandoori to choose from, such as Cilantro-Pesto Tandoori Shrimp, Seekh Kebab-Lamb and Malai Kabab.
Happy HourTo precede your dinner event, head to Darbar a little early and take advantage of Happy Hour at this popular midtown Indian restaurant for $4 beer and wine, and $6 top-shelf cocktails like Jaljeera Passion, pomegranate martini, mojito and five spice. If you're having dinner right after, why not consider the $38 Prix Fixe menu? You can select one item from four categories of soup, appetizers, entrees and tasty desserts such as Gulab Jamun and Mango Mousse Cake. Darbar is also your top selection for catering, whether you have a small or large event coming up. And with dining near Grand Central Station so close, you can easily order your meal online for pickup to eat at home. This option is perfect for when you're late coming home for work and can't even think about cooking a big dinner. No worries. Just order online or over the phone and it will be hot and ready waiting for you.
It's strongly recommended you make reservations for this Indian restaurant midtown, and you can do so conveniently online. Where else can you find a quality restaurant near Grand Central that serves top-notch Indian food at a reasonable price? Try Darbar on 46th when you're craving something out of the norm.