Coriander Modern Indian has set the standard for new restaurants on the scene. Racking up award after award within it’s first year, and wowing guests to provide winning feedback- has allowed some of the largest publications in the country to give Coriander the “stamp of approval.”
The New York Times
Indian Flavors, Cool, Minimalist & Modern
THE SPACE Contemporary dining room with votives flickering on comfortably spaced tables. A few Rajasthani figurines and a dramatic statue of Shiva Nataraja the cosmic dancer, placed in the curve of the storefront window, set the theme. Wheelchair accessible.
THE CROWD Local clientele in neat, casual dress. Leisurely service.
THE BAR Small full bar with four seats. Cocktails, $10 and $11. Beers, $7 to $10 a bottle.
THE BILL Limited lunch menu: entrees, $12 to $22, include rice, naan, soup and salad. Dinner entrees, à la carte, $14 to $28. All major credit cards accepted.
WHAT WE LIKED Eggplant chaat, lasooni ghobi (cauliflower), tandoori lamb chops, bhuna chicken curry, trio kebab, monkfish tikka, tiger shrimp, dal makhani, lamb Kohlapuri, ghobi kulcha, pineapple sorbet, cheesecake.
IF YOU GO Lunch: Tuesday to Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. Dinner: Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday, 5 to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 5 to 11 p.m. Closed Monday. Reservations accepted for groups of 6 or more. Parking on the street or in lots nearby.
The Journal News
The Journal News says “Don’t expect your typical Indian Restaurant”
“While there are certainly some traditional touches in the décor of this 4-month-old restaurant — Rajasthani puppets in the corner, for example, and decorative lanterns that command the front entrance — this restaurant offers a fresher, more contemporary take on what many expect from a conventional Indian restaurant.”