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“Attentive service and relaxing atmosphere”
Review of DOSA on Valencia

DOSA on Valencia
Ranked #314 of 5,922 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$60
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Mission District
Cross street: 21st Street
Transit: BART Stop at 24th & Mission BUSES - Accessible via 26 on Valencia, the 14 (& 14L), 49, 33 running down Mission Street and 67 which turns on 24th Street (3 blocks from the restaurant).
Description: Dosa is one of the world’s great culinary delicacies made from rice & lentils (no wheat) & served with a variety of fillings that will offer you the most authentic & tantalizing flavors of Southern India. Of course, DOSA is not just about dosas but about offering the broad selection of South Indian fare to San Francisco diners using fresh ingredients that are primarily local, organic, natural & sustainable. Here are a few reviews and awards... 2011, 2010, '09, '08, '07 & '06 Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants SF Chronicle 2011, 2010, 2009 & 2007 Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand & Recommended 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Best Indian, Bay Readers Poll - SF Bay Guardian 2011, 2009 Best Indian Readers Poll Winner - SF Weekly 2010, 2008 Best Eats in San Francisco, SF Examiner 2009, 2008 & 2007 Best Indian, The Eat + Drink Awards - 7x7 Magazine The Top 10 (New) Restaurants of 2006 -Michael Bauer, SF Chronicle
Reviewed 21 February 2014

We stumbled in here after a day of (what else) apartment hunting in San Francisco. It was quiet, with lots of empty tables, which was fine with us. We started with Dahi Vada, which was interesting, but probably not something I'd order again. I had the Paneer and Peas Uttapam which is a favorite of mine and was delicious. The apartment hunter had the Egg Dosa and reported it to be excellent.
Throughout the meal, the service was excellent. By the time we were finishing up, the restaurant had begun to fill, and people were waiting on the sidewalk for tables.

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Thank N_skier
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

Cozy place with interesting combinations of flavors. Had delicious, memorable meal here. Looking forward to my next visit. Service was good as well.

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Reviewed 29 December 2013

Try the tasting menu ... Food is very tasty ... The virgin drinks were amazing !! Place is a bit cramped .... The service was truly outstanding ! As a South Indian ... I should say ... The dosas ...chutney and sambhar was delicious !!

Thank Bernadette C
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Reviewed 14 December 2013

Its always so good to be at this place....We are vegetarian and everything that is vegetarian on the menu is just too good.

Thank Rinal S
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Reviewed 3 December 2013

Wow! This place is truly amazing. All 4 of us ordered different dosas and some dahi vada. Everything was just amazing, spiciness was perfect and the sambar and chutneys were perfect. Price was Little higher than usual but the atmosphere and location makes up for the price. Great service too. Great job guys.

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Thank Rajiv S
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