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Traditional Indian cuisine can be found at Surya, a spicy gem in the heart of New York's West Village area. For those avoiding fat and gluten, there's still plenty of tasty items on Surya's menu that can cater to your needs. Surya also operates a bar, so a round of drinks with dinner is not out of the question. During the summer months, don't miss out on Surya's outdoor patio seating. You won't feel cramped at Surya, even with a large party — the restaurant is perfect for large groups.
Call ahead for reservations to ensure your table is waiting for you when you arrive. Surya's dress code is casual — diners are welcome to dress up (or down) to their comfort level. Grab your food and chow down when you're ready with the restaurant's carry out and delivery options. Catering services are also available.
Street parking is readily available near Surya's Bleecker Street location. If driving doesn't appeal, you can take public transportation, with nearby stops at Christopher St. - Sheridan Sq (1, 2), W 4 St. (A, B, C, D, E, F, M), and Houston St. (1, 2).
Prices are affordable, with a typical meal running under $30. Surya accepts all major credit cards, including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.