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DOSA on Fillmore

1700 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3130
+1 415-441-3672
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1700 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3130
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with a colleague, the place is great, food excellent and so is staff. Servings are big(when compared to India) and taste wow. Well recommended and perfect for repeat visit. We ordered Dosa and Chole Bhature and they tasted perfect.

Thank Updesh_Singh
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We went for a South Indian Lunch with prior reservation on a sunday to the upscale DOSA on Fillmore . It is a very prominent address at the road intersection of Fillmore Street and Post Street . You have street parking available . The restaurant...More

Thank harikn
Reviewed 9 October 2017

It is one thing when you have a bad experience at a restaurant with a good reputation, experiences like 3 wines you select are not available, the main dish you went for has sold out by 7:00 pm; the small plates take 40 minutes to...More

Thank msw888
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Had lunch @ 'DOSA on Fillmore' @ San Francisco with family. The ambivalence for a restaurant with Indian Cuisine was something extraordinary. On the menu, we were spoilt with an #Array of DOSAs#. Combination of potatoes, cheese, peas, corn etc., were on board. Even in...More

Thank Cshastry2
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We enjoyed a drink at the bar with a friendly bartender before being seated. After ordering our first and only round of food we waited 20 minutes between the dishes to arrive. Half way through our server just stopped coming to our table. Even after...More

Thank AnniG2329
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch the dishes were really nice very authentic as I normally cook dosa at home. The coconut chutney was slightly disappointing but overall 👍. Service could be better though, but worth a visit. Recommend the masala dosa and lamb curry with...More

Thank Ravster28
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Went here based on recommendations from family and friends. As soon as you enter this place is huge and has a beautiful and vibrant ambience. The staff is very courteous and attentive to any food needs you have. This restaurant had by far the best...More

Thank devrup
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Restaurant in the evenings looks stylish! Food is just alright but expensive. We visited Dosa in 2008 and had a great overall experience and wanted to visit again. Experience this time: Wait times were longer, crowd was not well managed, waiters were very busy and...More

Thank Sridhar T
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This location, near Japantown, is our favorite because of it's lovely interior decor, long bar, and often-available communal table dining. The cocktail menu is uniquely creative, using Indian spices and flavors not available elsewhere. The food is SOUTHERN Indian, which is very different from other...More

Thank 5heartfamily
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Food was excellent. I would recommend trying paneer and peas dosa, Vada paav. Better to make a reservation as it gets very busy specially on the weekends. Our waitress was very nice and pleasant. I would have given it a 5 star rating but gave...More

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Ruth M
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Response from Raj M | Reviewed this property |
They do not serve any Pork or Beef dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 02:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3130
    (Post Street)
  • Public Transportation: Fillmore - 22 Sutter - 2, 3, 4 Geary - 38, 38L
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 415-441-3672
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