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1628 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5404
+1 215-564-6446
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Kensington, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small counter service restaurant near Rittenhouse Square. Delicious dhosa and idli, with some interesting fillings (treating the dhosa like a crepe, with the ability to mix up and add/subtract). Chutneys were great, and cup of sambal that came with the dhosa was excellent. It's clear that the food is made from scratch and with care, and the prices are super... More 

Thank Carrie S
Auvers-sur-Oise, France
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my goto places in Philly everytime I visit. If you want idli or dosa this is place to go. Try one of the fusion dosa's if you are feeling a bit adventurous

Thank rajatjmail
Richmond, Virginia
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135 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

At a conference on a snowy January night, some friends and wanted some Indian to take back to the hotel to drink with a nice Pinot Noir. The dosas here proved just the trick. I had a wonderful lam dosa and a great samosa; my friends each of whom have a dietary issue were able to get exactly what they... More 

1 Thank Catiebeth
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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357 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I went here in a group of six. You order at the counter, pay, and then wait for them to call out your order. I had a dosa with chicken and the mango chutney. It was delicious, but it was way too much food for one person. Others at my table had the chicken biryani, the spinach with paneer (cheese... More 

1 Thank ARWhite
Hollywood, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I ordered at the counter and paid, then sat down and got table service. I got dosa, which is a huge roll of thin, crispy bread with fillings inside. It was a bit overwhelming, but the proportions are actually reasonable. The atmosphere is great and the decoration is interesting. I liked the food a lot, but because dosa is such... More 

1 Thank irisadk
Hamilton, Bermuda
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

My first visit was in the evening and the place was full of Indian students. Its a take out primarily but there are about 6 tables you can eat at. I asked for a curry to take out and it was very good. The next day I went back at lunchtime and had a Dosa which was huge as are... More 

1 Thank dhermannsmith
Port Orange, Florida
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Found this place completely on accident while I was cutting through to hit another place. Walked in, place was clean, and the prices were great! I got the chicken tiki and the lamb wraps and I will tell you that they were absolutely phenomenal! I will eat here again, and I wish they would open one in Daytona Beach!!!

1 Thank Phil A
Denver, Colorado
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87 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A great place to try Masala Dosa in a fun, non- threatening setting. For novices, Masala Dosa is a giant, but very thin Southern India crêpe (often 2 feet wide) stuffed with potatoes or what ever else you might like. This place is run by folks from Southern India and Southern Indian food is very different. They also serve some... More 

1 Thank cybermd
Albany, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

It is a casual dining place with tasty food. Their Paani puri and Chole puri are the best. Masala dosas are good too. The service is great and people there are very friendly. Highly recommend this place.

2 Thank Sunayana J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

What a deal! I had Samosa, the traditional old school dosa, sambar and curry chutney! It was a simple, tasty ,yummy meal for only 10$! What I ate was pretty authentic food. They do have fusion versions of dosa and I would to try some of those interesting combination . Mind it , if you ask for spicy , they... More 

2 Thank Sudhir_Traveller

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Fast food, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1628 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5404
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-564-6446

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?