Vatan serves an all-you-can-eat prix fixe menu with a variety of traditional Gujarati-style Indian food. The restaurant boasts an exotic setting with a fake banyan tree, a booth with a thatched roof, and a mural of women doing chores and serves the same three courses to every customer: An appetizer thali, an entrée thali, and a decadent dessert, totaling 21 dishes. Appetizers include yellow muthia, chewy khaman, and sev puri, while entrées are offered in mild or hot versions and feature toor dal, ful-cobi, bhaji, and chole, to name but a few dishes. Extra sides include puffy puri, pulao, rice, and peas, which are perfectly paired with all the dishes, and sweet desserts offered are mango ice cream, milky masala chai, and mukhwas.
409 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10016, Phone: 212-689-5666