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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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“dosas” (186 reviews)
“mung bean” (5 reviews)
“lemon rice” (4 reviews)
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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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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never had a dosa - until I came here and I was wowed! It was just so authentic I thought even though I had never really had one! Then I went to India this summer and yes - they are authentic! This place...More

Thank foodie7079
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dosa on Fillmore is amazing. Its is high end for Dosa but worth the money spent. Decor is very soothing. A must visit if you like South Indian food.

Thank Amish M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had never had southern Indian food before and felt a little lost looking at the menu! Lula, one of the managers, came to our table and explained the menu for us. She ended up taking care of our table for the night and brought...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant had been on my bucketlist for last 3 years and finally went there yesterday since we were in the vicinity. Today, am thankful for not driving all the way for an hour just to eat at this restaurant. Ambience 10/10, front desk and...More

Thank Poonam B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I seriously feel bad for Californians if they need to spend so much to eat decent dosas. The prices are a little crazy. The dosas are good though with interesting combinations. But seriously what is up with those prices?! Anyways if that doesn't matter so...More

Thank Wannila
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

DOSA is a very , very expensive place with a limited menu and the food was very ok . I did not enjoy the Channa Bhatura a lot , expected better from this place.

Thank anush20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Vancouver and visit family in San Francisco annually. We often go to Dosa for the food and environment. I called the Fillmore location just now to make a reservation and the "host" stated "I'm busy right now...can you call back tomorrow"? Shocked,...More

Thank twintigers88
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We visited the restaurant with a group requiring diverse dietary needs. Vegan, Gluten, Diary Free and Hunter Gatherer. The menu was rich and varied. Started with the Chutney sampler which was excellent with the accompaniment of a Kingfisher lager.The Dosa's were excellent both vegan and...More

Thank PeterR0we
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

These guys are making amazing Dosa's. I mean really AMAZING! I'm from south India, I feel homely eating at this place. The quality of the food and the atmosphere. OMG, I love this place. I've been to several time to this place. A true South...More

Thank Saravananc1
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Just in town for a night and the restaurant was close to my hotel- in luck. Tacos with duck were heavenly and I had the uttapam sampler that was great. Cocktail, wine and service all superb. Will come back when next in SF.

Thank BluesRule_GoBlues
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Ruth M
6 June 2016|
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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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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
  • E-mail
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