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Discover Saar Indian Bistro for the Finest Indian Cuisine in the Theater District!

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www.saarnyc.com

241 W. 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
646.609.2142

Chef Hemant Mathur
Superior Indian Cuisine!
Chic Interior Design!
Authentic Regional Dishes!
Prawn Sambharo!
Chicken Saag!
Macher & Potol Bhaja!

Discover Saar Indian Bistro
for the Finest Indian Cuisine
in the Theater District!
www.saarnyc.com

241 W. 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
646.609.2142

Dr. Roberta E. Zlokower
December 1, 2018


Saar Indian Bistro, located at 241 West 51st Street, between Eighth Avenue and Broadway, is one of the most inviting and elegant restaurants in New York’s Midtown West. Saar’s ideal location is a short walk to the Broadway Theater District, to New York City Center, to Carnegie Hall, to Lincoln Center, to Central Park, to the Museum of Modern Art, and to Fifth Avenue shopping. The ambiance at Saar is infused with classical and regional Indian music wafting through the spaces, with plush furniture seatings in various styles and configurations, to accommodate intimate couples, groups, and larger parties or corporate events. Hemant Mathur, Executive Chef, also serves as Host, along with his wife, Surbhi. Additional staff welcoming and attending to guests are Sunil, Manager, and Seema, who assists in the dining room and kitchen with warmth. The wait staff are always eager to meet the needs and wishes of the lunch and dinner aficionados of regional Indian cuisine. The premium liquor and wine bar, expansively designed, draws the attention of local residents, business workers, and theater audiences alike.

Saar’s Lunch Menu includes a two-course and three-course Tasting. First course dishes include Mango Coconut Soup, Prawn Sambharo, and Cauliflower Latkes. Second course lunch dishes include Lemon and Saffron Sea Bass and Chicken Saag. Sides include Onion, Potato Kulcha, Chicken Tikka Masala, and Dal Makhani. Desserts include Spiced Upside-Down Pineapple Cake, Fruit Cream, and Fig Firni. Dinner Small Plates include Shakarkandi Chaat, seen in a photo below, Samosa Tastings, and Crispy Okra Salad. Dinner Larger Plates include Cochin Black Pepper Chicken, Lemon Saffron Scallops, and Tandoori Tiger Shrimp & Kitchri. Accompaniments include Laccha, a Tandoori Bread, Yellow Tadka Dal, and Basmati Rice. A Pre-Theater Dinner Service offers two or three courses with a glass of house wine at a reduced total price. An additional dessert list includes Shahi Tukra, made with a brioche. Saar’s Signature Cocktails include the Delhi Pani Puri Shot, with specialty vodka, tamarind & mint water, spiced with green chili and rock salt, served with Puri stuffed with potatoes & chickpeas. Standard Cocktails, like Cosmopolitans and Mojitos are among the impressive Cocktail List. The Liquor and Wine List is as expansive as the bar, with a wide selection of Vodka, Gin, Single Malt Scotch, Bourbon, Tequila, and Rum. Specialty Wines and Wines by the Glass, red or white, add zest to this magnificent cuisine.

Stop by Saar Indian Bistro and ask for Hemant or Sunil. Ask about their fabulous catering menus, and do not forget that New Year’s Eve is only a few weeks away. Your party guests would be thrilled with a themed event, catered by Saar Indian Bistro. And, be sure to tell Hemant and Sunil that you saw Saar on RobertaOnTheArts.com!



Saar Indian Bistro Exterior
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Hemant and Surbhi, Saar Proprietors
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Sunil, Saar Manager
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Saar Interior Décor
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Saar Interior Décor
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Saar Interior Décor
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Saar Interior Décor
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Saar Interior Décor
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Saar Interior Décor
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Saar Expansive & Elegant Bar
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Goat Cheese & Spinach Kulcha
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Shakarkandi Chaat
Smoked Japanese Sweet Potato & Cumin
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Lemon & Saffron Sea Bass
with Peas Upma & Basil Sauce
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Chef Hemant and Seema, Saar Staff
with Murg Kesar
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower



Murg Kesar, Saffron, Lemon,
& Ginger Chicken with Chutney
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower


For more information, contact Dr. Roberta E. Zlokower at zlokower@bestweb.net