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Dhakshin South Indian Restaurant

320 Pacific Hwy | Crows Nest, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
+61 2 8068 5882
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish curry” (15 reviews)
“appam” (8 reviews)
“butter chicken” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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320 Pacific Hwy | Crows Nest, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I continue to find the food fabulous here. The genuine South Indian flavors really stand out as they are strong and genuine. Consistency is great as it's been like that for a few years now. Great dosa and the Kerala lamb curry 🥘 are favorites.

Thank NalinW_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t judge this place from its exterior, with an unassuming sign on a loud street. Judge it by the food and warm service. The menu here is large. The staff are so friendly and make great recommendations. We started with the lamb meatballs and cheese...More

Thank HollisBrooke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressive restaurant with fresh and delicious flavours... much better than those restaurants where multiple dishes are ordered but somehow they all test the same, drowned in a brown gravy... Well, that's not the story here. Each dish was deliciously distinct and easy to share. Excellent...More

Thank AntSydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t often frequent the Pacific Hwy side of the Crows Nest chain of restaurants. Feeling uninspired by the Willoughby Rd offerings, I ventured there to find 4 Indian restaurants close to each other. Dhakshin was the busiest and most inviting, and the prospect of...More

Thank D R
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Dinner midweek in comfortable quiet restaurant. varied menu, food well cooked and well presented. Staff friendly and efficient.

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We had the vegetarian platter and the tandoori platter (so we can try a few things at once). The food was very good, although the vegetarian platter was our favourite. The restaurant is cosy and clean and the service was good too. The only comment...More

1  Thank SylG050
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Celebrated mum's birthday with immediate family and friends....food was great especially the chicken variants but no good options for vegetarians. service was tardy and the staff was absent minded...we were looking out for him each time and it took much beckoning and calling out to...More

Thank sweetu85
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The food here is delicious, really interesting southern Indian dishes that were a change from our normal curry choices. The restaurant itself lacks warmth (literally and figuratively) and the service was slow enough to cause a simmering level of frustration and detract us from our...More

Thank Hattie C
Reviewed 22 October 2017

An impromptu lunch on a Saturday, with a restaurant chosen after seeking advice from Tripadvisor. Dhakshin proved equal to reviewer's recommendations and four of us had a tasty and enjoyable meal. Efficient service, good recommendations, and wonderfully varied southern Indian food. Each dish chosen had...More

Thank JohnandJim
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We have been here for dinner many times since it opened a few years ago. From the beginning it was a cut above the average, albeit never up to the gold standard set by Abi’s in Concord. Our recent visit was a little disappointing. The...More

Thank Dennis S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Pacific Hwy | Crows Nest, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Crows Nest
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8068 5882
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