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Masala Dosa

1375 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2308
+1 415-566-6976
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1375 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2308
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We thought the navratam korma (even though on the sweet side), masala dosa, sambar, onion naan, and chutney were all excellent. They have a lot of items listed as vegan and are very welcoming.

Thank JDZatSF
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We searched for this place after spending all afternoon in the Golden Gate Park and it did not disappoint. I ordered the chicken dosa and it was very good, the seasoning was perfect and a big crispy dosa cooked to perfection, served with a selection...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 6 March 2017

After visiting the California Academy of Sciences, my wife and I were hungry. We decided to try some Indian cuisine at Masala Dosa. The food was good overall. The rice and nan were good though I couldn't really taste the basil on the garlic basil...More

Thank arhageman
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I love the shahi paneer plus naan combos which has like 15cubes of paneer just imagine and all for a cool price of under 10 dollars

Thank Yonlas
Reviewed 26 August 2015

3 hungry friends after a long walk in Golden Gate park found ourselves in this restaurant around 3:45 PM. We ordered lamb rogan josh, chicken tikka masala and vegetable biryani. Chicken tikka masala was pieces of chicken (not thoroughly cooked) floating in a very thin...More

Thank Megan K
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I am from South India, the home of Masala Dosa, so I was intrigued to see a restaurant with this name near the Golden Gate Park. Stepped in to taste. It is a small place. There is a fair choice of Indian cuisine, from both...More

Thank George T
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Some Indian restaurants have only Chana Masala as the only vegan choice, or one of only a few. This restaurant has many vegan choices. My wife is not vegan, and had many meat dishes to choose from. My wife had lamb korma while I had...More

Thank JustAnotherTraveler1
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Food is OK. Portions for the money are extremely small. We grabbed some take-out last night since we were pressed for time and craving Indian. Three dishes each about $12-$14. Got the food home and found 3 small containers filled about 2/3 of the way...More

4  Thank Hugh_Jass_43
Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

We were in the Metro, coming back from Ocean Beach, when we saw the restaurant through the window and decided to stop by. The food was delicious, served in great size portions and the service was really attempt and friendly. The best surprise in SFO!

4  Thank Robby2012
Reviewed 5 October 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner. The staff were friendly and efficient - we were immediately given water on arrival and it was refilled constantly throughout our meal. Our order was taken quickly and our entrees arrived within a few minutes even though...More

4  Thank Karen C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-566-6976
  • E-mail
Masala (also transliterated as "massala")is a term used in South Asian cuisines (including Indian, Bangladeshi & Pakistani cuisines) to describe a mixture of spices. A masala can be a combination of dried (and usually dry-roasted) spices or a paste (such as vindaloo masala) made from a mixture of spices & other ingredients often garlic, ginger & onions. It’s known for its smell & is used extensively in Indian cooking to add spice & flavor. At “Masala Indian Cuisine” we believe in doing things the “Masala” Way meaning No Compromises when it comes to Quality. In each Guest we look forward to "Many Happy Returns". From the moment you walk in, “Masala Indian Cuisine” promises you a wonderful experience of simplicity & great taste. So sit back, relax & enjoy the great experience. At “Masala Indian Cuisine”, we are all like a big extended family. We expect our guests to be forgiving with a "pinch of salt" in our shortcomings & generous with a "season to taste" in praise where due!
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