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New Delhi Restaurant

160 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102
+1 415-397-8470
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  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
160 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was easy to find. Very friendly staff. Couldn't do enough to make you feel welcome. A really old building with a lot of history. The only criticism was the poppadums. They were bunt and not like we have in Indian restaurants in the...More

Thank lorraine j
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service, good food, too spicy for me, but they offered you a diverse Menu, if you like the Indian Cuisine.

Thank Sagrario d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been searching for a truly great authentic Indian restaurant in San Francisco. This is the place. It was recommended by several servers at other restaurants so I figured it had to be good. We were not disappointed. We happened to be lucky enough...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The service was fantastic and the food was delicious - if your English (like us) and in search of a curry in America it's really good although not quite what you would get at home. Little bit on the expensive side but would recommend overall

Thank loving_my_holidyas
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Service was great, lots of veggie options, the restaurant is a lot bigger than we thought it would be. We're only here for 3 days but will def be going back!!!

Thank emiliya2018
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The food was great and the service even better!! Totally recommend this place! And the Indian beer was Delish

Thank Larisa V
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I love good Indian food. I read some reviews on this restaurant before I decided to go; they were all over the place from praising the food as the best ever, to saying its terrible. Well, its neither; its just average. I had a Mango...More

Thank SueVogt
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Average Indian fare with nice waiters and owners. Not as tasty as it should be, for instance Ajanta in Berkeley is a much better choice, better flavors. Very expensive for lunch, $85 for 3 people. Very nice interior with cloth on tables. There are better...More

Thank servis
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The food was OK, but not very spicy. We had asked for a Madras and a Vindaloo extra spicy and the waitress sneered and told us they were already hot dishes, when they came they were very bland. Slow service, had to ask twice for...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I love Indian food. I have eaten Indian food all over the world. I travel to India usually twice a year, in part, because I love Indian food. I am particularly fond of chicken tikka masala, or the veg alternative, paneer tikka masala. A few...More

1  Thank DeltaDiamond
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Dildar C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102
    (Powell and Mason)
  • Public Transportation: Bart and Muni – both one block from restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-397-8470
  • E-mail
For over 25 years, New Delhi Restaurant has been serving a robust andflavorful menu fit for foodies from San Francisco to India. With each meal and each dish, New Delhi Restaurant strives to uphold its long time reputation of extraordinary Indian cuisine elegantly served.New Delhi Restaurant is the premier restaurant for upscale Indian cuisine in San Francisco. Decorated like a Maharajah's ornate banquet room, the restaurant serves food made from recipes culled from the royalIndian menus dating back 300 to 400 years using the freshest ingredientsavailable. An authentic Tandoori oven and specialty crafted spices bring theflavors of India straight to every plate.Within walking distance of major hotels and Union Square, the word of New Delhi Restaurant's authentic fare has spread far: from Bill Clinton to Julia Child, celebrities, Silicon Valley moguls, and politicians frequent the restaurant.
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