Known earlier as the Tamarind Restaurant, a recipient of a prestigious Michelin star  in the Flatiron section of Manhattan, the Tamarind Tribeca, now at its new home is the definitive restaurant where one can experience Indian Cuisine in its purest form with a contemporary touch. Under the patronage of Avtar Walia, the restaurant has been recalibrating the perception of Indian food & fine dining with it’s team of highly skilled chefs and wait staff who represent the cultural and culinary diversity of India with the sensibility & sophistication that contemporary times demand.

Traditional Indian Cuisine
With Contemporary Elan

Avtar Walia, Owner of Tamarind Tribeca

More than 30 years ago, Avtar Walia arrived in the United States from Chandigarh in the Punjab region of North India. In the late 1970’s he was a warehouse manager for Gucci, and worked at the city’s Tandoor restaurant as a captain. Later on he managed Akbar restaurant on Park Avenue and began planning to open a fine dining establishment.


Lobster Masala

One the most renowned & acclaimed dishes of Tamarind Tribeca, the Lobster Masala with shiitake mushrooms, chopped onions, garlic & white wine reduction is a representative of what Tamarind Tribeca stands for – an amalgamation of classic Indian flavours with the fine dining experience of urban agglomeration that is New York City.

Brewing Conversations

With the One & Only Mike Tyson

What happens when one of the most renowned boxers in the world happens to be a fan of your restaurant? No doubt the result is a really interesting and awesome conversation over a delicious meal. Here, Mike Tyson talks about his love for food and cooking with Mr. Avtar Walia, the owner of Tamarind Tribeca and the host, Mrs. Lisa Mateo. Mike discovers and relishes various Indian creations while Mr. Avtar Walia impeccably guides the guests through delectable dishes like Hara-Bhara Kebab, Puris and the specialty of the restaurant, Chicken Tikka Masala.contemporary times demand.


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