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Dosa Indian Restaurant



995 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110

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(415) 642-3672

Hours

  • Sunday: 5:30 pm - 12:10 pm
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Cuisine: Indian Food Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants


4.7 of 5.0 from 131 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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  • Bikash M.Good spot for Indian food and innovative cocktails. The dosa is decent with a breadth of fusion stuffings available. The sambar has got much better. Sample beyond the dosas to truly be delighted.

    55555 by Bikash M.


  • Rustem ABest lamb dosa.

    55555 by Rustem A


  • Caro JGreat and authentic. Take the dosa with habaneros.... Just ask them to serve them aside. Really really hot :)

    55555 by Caro J


  • Scott JThe Lamb was excellent!

    55555 by Scott J


  • Seema Dsunchoke kofta

    33333 by Seema D


  • Annie 🌺 LLove this place - I got a side of the ghost pepper sauce with mine :)

    55555 by Annie 🌺 L


  • Shri NDaal makhani not to be missed

    55555 by Shri N


  • Amir M.Paper dosa for brunch. Heavenly.

    55555 by Amir M.


  • Vikram SRasam is spicy but full of flavor!

    55555 by Vikram S


  • Melissa 2Dosas and cocktails (esp the Steph curry). I love the chutney. It's actually a great spot to people watch; the bar is super pretty.

    55555 by Melissa 2


  • EaterDosa on Valencia Street is serving up sweet and savory breakfast dosas, like one with banana and nutetlla, alongside Indian-spiced omelets, and rice and curry bowls.

    55555 by Eater


  • Gayle cAsparagus and pea salad great.

    55555 by Gayle c


  • Chloe DMango lassie yes please!

    55555 by Chloe D


  • Kian LaviOh man the dosas and uttapams are almost enough to feed you alone!

    55555 by Kian Lavi


  • Sherri IThe croquettes are fantastic and share a Dosa and a curry. I he service is great and order the bread for a little drama 👍

    55555 by Sherri I


  • Gordon W.Dosa Marsala

    55555 by Gordon W.


  • Sibel AkcekayaEverything is Very yummy and most of the food is vegetarian ..great choice

    55555 by Sibel Akcekaya


  • Jessie GOily masala dosa, but the rest is alright :)

    33333 by Jessie G


  • Rem KoningThe kale pakora are excellent, SF meets India.

    55555 by Rem Koning


  • Nancy KDosas, spicy lamb, and cocktails.

    55555 by Nancy K


  • Shweta A.Habenaro Mango masala was the best flavor of dosa i have tried! If u can tolerate the heat, its not spicy at all, otherwise avoid it! The chef uttapam moons- were worst thing we ordered! Do not order!

    33333 by Shweta A.


  • Katie AtwellIndian with HH 10-11pm

    55555 by Katie Atwell


  • Ali A.Try the sweet potato dosa.

    55555 by Ali A.


  • Abhilash M JThe paper masala dosa was worth it !! And I never knew vada pav would be awesome with a beer!!

    55555 by Abhilash M J


  • Paula GI do prefer Udupi Palace, one block away.

    55555 by Paula G


  • SFGateThis Mission spot is a decade old, and the namesake masala dosa is still good.

    55555 by SFGate


  • Nipun S.Get the Mysore masala dosa or the Lamb Keema dosa. Both are delicious! Also, if you end up going on a Monday, definitely get the Idly Fries!

    55555 by Nipun S.


  • Mikl M.The cocktails are always great. Embrace the savory!

    55555 by Mikl M.


  • Meghan W.️The halibut I had here tonight was amazing! Delicious!

    55555 by Meghan W.


  • Joanna F.The difference between a dosa and a paper dosa? The paper dosa is HUGE! Also, thin and crispy and airy, and the filling comes on the side.

    55555 by Joanna F.


  • nils j.Great place for both north and south Indian food. Uttapams are fantastic

    55555 by nils j.


  • Paul SWhite Chocolate & term eric pot de creme.

    55555 by Paul S


  • Loun P.Delicious dosas. You should definitely order a dosa when you are here. The food has lots of flavor. Also great service.

    55555 by Loun P.


  • Kapil D.Dosa and cocktail

    55555 by Kapil D.


  • Daniel SchierbeckAuthentic and spicy southern Indian food.

    55555 by Daniel Schierbeck


  • Chirag ShroffWe went for lunch here. This place is very overrated.

    33333 by Chirag Shroff


  • TV Food MapsCheck out Dosa as seen on Heat Seekers

    55555 by TV Food Maps


  • Kelly WongTry and of the dosa here! Very delicious.

    55555 by Kelly Wong


  • Anna J.Chennai chicken appetizer is tender and has some nice flavors. Mysore masala and paneer dosas are good, sambaar is spicy. Overall good food and a classier place than Udupi Palace.

    55555 by Anna J.


  • Jimmy HookerGet one of their namesake dishes, they are pretty much all great.

    55555 by Jimmy Hooker


  • Joey C.No chennai chicken during brunch

    55555 by Joey C.


  • Mark E.The Dosas are obviously the stats, but don't sleep on the creative appetizers. Pay with Cover and dine without the hassle of the check.

    33333 by Mark E.


  • Sarah A.If you can handle the heat, get the spicy mango habanero chutney with your dosa. Pay with Cover to easily split the bill and get out quickly!

    55555 by Sarah A.


  • Yuria HiraiGreat dosa!!

    55555 by Yuria Hirai


  • Daria L.OMG the sweet potato dosa is the best

    55555 by Daria L.


  • Alex N.Try the Vada Pav with a Kingfisher. Especially if like me you've moved from London and miss Dishoom.

    55555 by Alex N.


  • Kris V.Try the White Truffle Masala Dosa - #kvpinmybelly Impressed with white truffle goodness, but a little greasy.

    55555 by Kris V.


  • Monika R.Get the gin here. You won't be disappointed!

    55555 by Monika R.


  • AJ L.Order the Pumpkin Dosa. It comes with several dips and soup, a bit on the salty side but really flavorful.

    55555 by AJ L.


  • Elise K.Aaraam se...all the way!

    11111 by Elise K.


  • Dhawal M.You should try Mango Lassi, it's yummy

    55555 by Dhawal M.


  • Seda M.Love love love the Dosa with truffle!!

    55555 by Seda M.


  • Ayush K.Avoid the uttapams. There's a reason this place is called Dosa.

    33333 by Ayush K.


  • Eirik S.If you are new to the Southern India cuisine, try the three course tasting menu. Great introduction.

    55555 by Eirik S.


  • LorcánThe peony is a particularly standout beverage.

    33333 by Lorcán


  • David S.Legit higher end Dosas. Good enough to take the relatives

    55555 by David S.


  • Jessica R.Zagat 23. Cost $39. plates that "explode with flavor" (and so much spice you may want "lots of water" handy), all backed by "darn good cocktails";

    55555 by Jessica R.


  • David jean M.Try the Duck Delight - #duck giblets on skewers. Traditional Chinese food. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by David jean M.


  • Jessica R.craft a unique cocktail menu unlike any, heavy on Indian spices and flavor profiles, including its own house gin produced by local distiller Old World Spirits: cardamom-rich Blade Gin.

    55555 by Jessica R.


  • manu z.Fantastic food and generous portion, if you are not starving one Dosa can easily shared in two people

    55555 by manu z.


  • Viroopax M.Enjoyed the keema dosa as well as paper masala dosa.

    55555 by Viroopax M.


  • Luke A.Slightly more upscale than neighboring Udupi Palace in ingredients, drink options, and smaller portion sizes.

    55555 by Luke A.


  • Srikanth J.A bowl of curd rice after a long weary day is just so fulfilling.

    33333 by Srikanth J.


  • Roshan V.About negative one Bobby Jindals @dosahunt

    33333 by Roshan V.


  • Meraj I.Try the Vada Pav and 5 Moon Uttapama...both have an awesome blend of flavors.

    55555 by Meraj I.


  • Sandy G.Try the Spicy Shrimp Bahn Mi Slider - Spicy sweet! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Sandy G.


  • Apoorva D.Awesome yummie Lamb Thali!

    55555 by Apoorva D.


  • Marisa M.The brunch sample platter is a good way to try a little of everything

    55555 by Marisa M.


  • Chris H.Drink the peony. It's worth traveling very far and waiting very long for.

    55555 by Chris H.


  • Jason L.The truffle dosa will leave a truffle flavor lingering in your mouth hours after your meal. If this sounds like a bad idea, you should seek professional help.

    33333 by Jason L.


  • Catherine Ann Q.Try the Beet Soup - (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Catherine Ann Q.


  • Anton S.Try the paper masala dosa.

    55555 by Anton S.


  • Anton S.Vada pav is on on 7x7's Big Eat 2013.

    55555 by Anton S.


  • Joel A.7x7 says try the vada pav

    55555 by Joel A.


  • Beau S.South Indian Gin & Tonic - deliciously infused with cardamom

    55555 by Beau S.


  • Kunal C.Chennai chicken is AMAZING, and so is the paper dosa.

    55555 by Kunal C.


  • Niamh P.The paper masala dosa is amazing.

    55555 by Niamh P.


  • Eric A.No espresso, but they make French press coffee in this beautiful stainless steel single press

    55555 by Eric A.


  • Eric A.Wow! The paper masala dosa is too big to get in the frame!

    33333 by Eric A.


  • Lena C.Chennai chicken is amazing!

    55555 by Lena C.


  • Leslie B.I highly recommend the tasting menu. Absolutely the best way to try a variety of their amazing dishes. $35 is a steal and the expert wine pairing is only $18 more. !!!

    55555 by Leslie B.


  • Michael S.Paper dosa is awesome.

    55555 by Michael S.


  • Rita P.Great atmosphere and service, as well as amazing food (yes, dosa). Mango lassi is rich enough to qualify as dessert.

    55555 by Rita P.


  • Kelly P.Ask for a sample of the spicy dosa sauce before you just order it...the amount is too spicy for even this Asian! Dosa dipping sauces are great and easily shared

    55555 by Kelly P.


  • Amy M.Can't go wrong with the simple masala dosa or white truffle dosa!

    55555 by Amy M.


  • Tasting TableMatch your South Indian meal with a refreshing Gin & Tonic. Dosa’s house-made tonic is infused with black pepper and ginger:

    55555 by Tasting Table


  • @tdavidsonMasala dosa is solid. Enjoy with idlis in the side.

    55555 by @tdavidson


  • NomDeGearMung salad!

    55555 by NomDeGear


  • Barry B.Spring vegetable curry with coconut rice is yummers.

    55555 by Barry B.


  • Swaroop H.Living in India and in SF for business, I finally got to taste authentic Indian dosa. Try the paper masala. Masala tea was bland though.

    33333 by Swaroop H.


  • David jean M.Try the Pan Fried Pork Buns - Pan fried shaozi. Pork for me but they have them Wth veggie too (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by David jean M.


  • Kimberly O.The Dahl Vada is not to be missed!

    55555 by Kimberly O.


  • Brian S.7x7's Big Eat 2012 says the paper masala dosa is delicious. Yum!

    55555 by Brian S.


  • Rose A.If this is your 1st time trying a Dosa, I recommend the Paper Masala Dosa. It's crispy and deliciously addictive...

    55555 by Rose A.


  • Kevin P.Habanero Mango Dosa is NO JOKE! It was hella hot but good. I kinda struggled but finished it.

    33333 by Kevin P.


  • Mark A.Barman gave me a great hot whiskey with Indian spices for my sore throat....really tasty

    55555 by Mark A.


  • Mikko A.The shrimp curry is amazing.

    55555 by Mikko A.


  • Juan C.Watch for the Uttapam mixed chile! (really be careful, I'm Mexican)

    33333 by Juan C.


  • Maya Z.Cool manager created 3 spaces at the bar with no wait on Saturday eve - and I love their food:)

    55555 by Maya Z.


  • Stefano F.Lovely Indian in the Mission, food is great and the atmosphere is very ... San Francisco Mission :)

    55555 by Stefano F.


  • hafeez r.Wow what a great time, dinner with some really close friends, the dishes were great, to complex of names to rattle of, but the DOSA's are a definite must here, peep it.

    55555 by hafeez r.


  • The FeastBe a purist and order the Masala Dosa with potatoes spiced so perfectly, you won't miss the meat.

    55555 by The Feast


  • Sarah T.Great allergy-free menu! Even better food and wine.

    55555 by Sarah T.


  • Valentina C.This place rocks. South Indian cuisine... nom nom nom.

    55555 by Valentina C.


  • SF WeeklySF Weekly's Best Of 2011 Winner - Reader's Poll - BEST INDIAN RESTAURANT

    55555 by SF Weekly


  • VineCrowdTry a bottle of the Redmon Cab (WE 97 pts). Its killer with spicy dishes.

    55555 by VineCrowd


  • Danny N.Get the Indian food

    33333 by Danny N.


  • Owen G.weekend brunch/

    55555 by Owen G.


  • SpoondateFor a delectable south Indian food experience guaranteed to please any vegetarian or gluten-intolerant gastronome. Order and share a Dosa. Also try the Dahi Vada.

    55555 by Spoondate


  • Sherry L.Come here for brunch for a more civilized dining experience than the dinner zoo scene. The same menu plus extra egg dishes!

    55555 by Sherry L.


  • FoodspottingTry the Red Beet Cumin and spot it on Foodspotting!

    55555 by Foodspotting


  • AslilalalaDosa is a wonderful thing! Dosa masala is recommended for first timers.

    55555 by Aslilalala


  • Brad C.wow -- bhatura!!

    55555 by Brad C.


  • BlogHerTry the Paneer and Peas Dosa.

    55555 by BlogHer


  • Jamie Hansonstaff had great recommendations. great food!

    55555 by Jamie Hanson


  • robert e.Make a reservations cuz larger (anything over 3) group walkins are almost impossible!

    33333 by robert e.


  • Sara M.The highty detailed allergens/special dietary list makes ordering easy for vegans. Yeah!

    55555 by Sara M.


  • Showtime NetworkA very dear friend introduced me to this amazing Indian spot. He is Indian himself so his recommendation was highly credible! The restaurant is owned by a lovely couple & the food is delicious. - Jill

    55555 by Showtime Network


  • Natasha W.Smoosh the Paper Dosa then spread the sauces and potatoes on small pieces.

    33333 by Natasha W.


  • AnnaFor super awesome spicy, try the habanero dosa. It's killer.

    55555 by Anna


  • Mallikamango mimosas

    55555 by Mallika


  • Kimmie N.Love the fire broth, spring dosas and anything lamb. Weekend brunch will leave you with leftovers and in need of a nap.

    55555 by Kimmie N.


  • Caroline LYummy, yummy South Indian food -- wine list and cockails could use some work, though.

    55555 by Caroline L


  • 7x7 M.Crazy for the paper masala dosa...it's #67 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2010.

    55555 by 7x7 M.


  • Leigh K.If you love Spicy, don't miss the fire broth!! Dosa's are to die for, of course.

    55555 by Leigh K.


  • Laura KWeekend brunch is really fun - variety of breakfast-style dosas with egg fillings. Dosas are delicious (of course), and uttapams are even better. Try the chai tea cocktail!

    55555 by Laura K


  • sadia h.spinach and fennel dosa...a rare find

    55555 by sadia h.


  • Conrad C.My favorite brunch includes pani puri, dahi batata puri, and a Madras coffee. Light, vegetarian, and VERY tastey.

    55555 by Conrad C.


  • Doc P.Find a date who happens to have celiac disease & bring them here. It's a gluten free dream. They have an ingredients sheet up front. Also, try the bell pepper soup!

    55555 by Doc P.


  • Jonathan P.64. Paper masala dosa at Dosa (from 7x7's 100 Things to Try Before You Die | http://tr.im/7x7list)

    55555 by Jonathan P.


  • James Y.Get a Dosa (of course), they're delicious. But also try the chennai chicken, which is boneless, spicy, and impossibly tender. Dip it with yogurt sauce. Yum.

    55555 by James Y.


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