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Roti Indian Bistro

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53 W Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127-1303
+1 415-665-7684
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17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:15
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We stopped for lunch at Roti Indian Bistro. Food was excellent and the prices for lunch was very reasonable. I had the Naanini which were lamb kebab with naan bread and a cucumber, tomato and red onion salad. Not a fan of mint chutney so I asked for anothre type of chutney and they brought a soup bowls worth of... More 

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Thank Sue P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a slightly elevated version of your standard Indian restaurant. I've had a few things here that are quite lovely.

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Thank Alzor S
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I love Indian food and this place was up to my expectation! Tasty, big portion, great service . The Roti was to die for.

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Thank Patricia Odette B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, food delicious and very welcoming environment. Great value for money. Would highly recommend, will be back.

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Thank Ciaran D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Charming interior, delicious food for a really small price (the chai is included), good variety of dishes to chose from and just amazing service. I couldn't find anything that wasn't just right even if I tried.

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Thank Bonniewillow
Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I always have a good feeling about an Indian restaurant when I walk in and you can smell the tandoor. The food does not disappoint. Curries were great, the naan was near perfect. The food took no more than five minutes to arrive. And the atmosphere is lovely. Great service.

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Thank danielKeiran
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We are recently arrivals in the neighborhood and are systematically trying all the West Portal restaurants. The "other" Indian restaurant, Clay Oven, was a disappointment. Roti offers the standard fare, but tasty, fresh and served with a smile.

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Thank Yog-Sothoth
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

One of the best Indian restaurants I have found in the city so far. The flavors and colors of the food were wonderful.

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Thank chauvelise
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

The blends of spices and ingredients were delicious in every dish we had last evening (14 May 2016) at Roti. I like it that Roti features 6-8 new dishes each month, so there's always something new to try. We started with Bengan Pakoras, which were lightly battered and fried fresh eggplant slices. Delicious! For the main courses, we chose one... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Attentive service, great choice of entrees, comes with salad and Chai, always made to order. Consistently excellent, flavors distinct, ingredients very fresh. No where in SF comes close to offering the Lunch value that Roti provides. Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:15
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 W Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127-1303
  • Public Transportation: One-half block from MUNI station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-665-7684

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