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Sapphire Indian Cuisine

1845 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-7622
+1 212-245-4444
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1845 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-7622
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went for lunch on a Friday. Normally I'm not a buffet person but the staff didn't seem particularly interested in waiting tables at lunch time so we went for the buffet. They had a good variety of common Indian dishes on the buffet which...More

Thank mandy6059
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Sunday evening after a show on Broadway. The place is nicely decorated, service was excellent. However the restaurant seemed kind of dirty esp the wall where we were seated. Food was ok, the chicken tikka masala and the garlic...More

Thank pinkie44
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Love Indian food and the kind of service one expects from restaurants that serve this food. Pleased to report that Sapphire checks both boxes in an excellent way. I had lunch with a friend which is buffet style. Before you jump to conclusions, let me...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Sapphire Indian Cuisine is perfectly located if you are attending a performance in the Lincoln Center area. They are used to getting people in and out to make a curtain so a good choice for pre performance dinner. The food is traditional Indian so no...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 5 March 2017

you have a hankering for Indian food - but where? and you want it to be near Lincoln Center - because its part of your surprise - a scrumptious dinner and a delightful show - we found and tasted it for you - Sapphire -...More

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The location is great - a few minutes walk from the Metropolitan Opera. We attended a matinee and an evening performance on the same day, so needed a convenient and not too expensive place to eat in between shows. It's popular with Lincoln Centre patrons...More

Thank Diana W
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was vacant and there were servers everywhere but none seemed to want to work. We were waiting at our table for over two hours waiting for terrible food. I wouldn't recommend anything but the lamb was especially terrible.

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The lamb chops were probably the best The shrimp sauce was very bland and unimaginative The lamb was tough The ginger chicken cane with huge chunks absolutely no flavor The bread basket was cold and naans leathery The servers were stoic and typically the male...More

Thank Seattledoc01
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I went to this restaurant by Columbus Circle and the food was amazing! I had the lamb chops, chicken korma, malai kofta, garlic naan and a cabernet sauvignon! The food was so delicious! I have recommended various friends whom have gone and enjoyed their experience...More

Thank 576carmenh
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I dined here after teaching class it next door to NYIT. The restaurant decorum is quite nice and they had a buffet lunch available. The seating was ample and the wait staff was very courteous and professional. The buffet offerings were varied and all was...More

Thank 2BMagellan
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does the restaurant normally have a buffet at lunchtime??
18 November 2016|
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Response from Alex_suomi | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does.
Ricky B
Is there buffet after 5 pm week days
23 October 2016|
Response from Susan K | Reviewed this property |
I went to the lunch buffet and I really don't know.You can always call them.
Ricky B
Is there buffet after 5pm
23 October 2016|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Actually, I didn't see a buffet offered. This is a high end establishment with excellent prices for the exquisite menu they produce. Be prepared to experiment with your palate and try something you've never... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1845 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-7622
  • Public Transportation: A,B,C,D 19 Columbus Circle
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-245-4444
  • E-mail
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