New Delhi Restaurant

4.8
514 reviews
$31 to $50
Indian
New Delhi Restaurant is named one of the best Indian restaurants in USA by New York Times and featured on numerous Gourmet TV Shows. New Delhi Restaurant is famous for delicious Indian food. The menu features signature plant based, vegetarian and vegan dishes by celebrity chef Ranjan Dey. New Delhi Restaurant has catered over 2000 Indian wedding catering and corporate events. During breakfast and lunch New Delhi transforms into a venue for meetings, corporate presentation, team building, private parties and social non profit fundraisers. New Delhi Restaurant is open late, until 12 midnight in San Francisco downtown, Union Square. New Delhi Restaurant is a Historical Legacy Business which helps make up the “Soul of the City”, preserving the unique character of San Francisco. New Delhi Restaurant has served over 2 million guests to date. Make a reservation for a magical San Francisco destination dining experience! Shu Bhojan! (Bon Appetit).

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 514 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.6
Service
4.3
Ambience
4.7
Value
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vipJason
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience2

This is far above average for Indian food in the U.S. (or at least UK-style "Indian" food.) It is also relatively cheap for a full service sit-down SF restaurant. Friendly service, good wine selection.

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markcre
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Good food, portions are not huge (which was good). Service was attentive but not crowding.

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vipGinaD
St. Louis
15 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were brand new to Indian cuisine & had a great experience!

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deborahs
Caribbean
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food was amazing and the service was incredible. When I saw the place from the outside we did not think it was going to be as delicious as it was!

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vipEliteFoodie
Boise
7 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was amazing, the owner was so nice and the food was served hot, fresh and most important delicious. Order off there specialty page it was worth it.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
5 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Superb Indian food in a classic, elegant San Francisco dining space. We’ve been to some of the best Indian restaurants in London (known for the best Indian food outside of India) and this restaurant has Indian cuisine that meets or beats all of them. Charming atmosphere and attentive but never intrusive service are the charming compliments to a delicious meal. Do not miss this terrific place!!

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VictoriaG
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on 24 July 2021
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience2

Food tasted good but very small portions, there was only 2 servers for the entire night. We ask for a soda refill and the waiter said no refills and he seem unhappy working there. The other one was nicer and even gave us extra sauce and smiled a little.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food and service. This place is an icon.

New Delhi Restaurant
Responded on 24 July 2021

Thanks for your warm comments.

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vipsimone
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

New Delhi is the absolute best Indian restaurant in San Francisco hands down. The mouth watering flavors, the drinks and the service were outstanding. We felt at home. This was an amazing cultural experience that brought back familiar childhood memories of eating similar flavors in Jamaica. I’m coming back soon! Thank you Mr. Ranjan Dey and your team for making our experience memorable 💕

New Delhi Restaurant
Responded on 24 July 2021

So heartwarming to read your comments, Simone, and know that our best Indian food reminded you of the flavors of Jamaica :) It was our pleasure to have you as restaurant guests. We are open late, and if you have a chance to visit again, I would like to personally introduce you to some of my other creations including vegetarian dishes and the full bar. Best wishes.

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vipBBD1
Portland
36 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic meal and service! We were in town for a baseball game and our anniversary and couldn’t have picked a better restaurant. The Murky Bengali Martini was exquisite - one of the most interesting drinks I have ever had. My wife ordered the non-alcoholic version so she could sample theBengali olives. All dishes we picked were specialties of the house and the restaurant makes it’s own spice mixtures. The barbecued chicken in tangy marinade was delicious and not too spicy. The owner served several dishes and told stories of the restaurant’s history. Beautiful setting and outstanding service and food. This was the best Indian restaurant we have been to in years!

New Delhi Restaurant
Responded on 24 July 2021

Thanks for your warm comments. I enjoyed our conversations, and am so glad you liked the special Murky Bengali Martini. I do look forward to seeing you another time. Please ask for Chef Ranjan so I may personally make sure you have another memorable experience. Best wishes.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service

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GinaS
Tahoe
3 reviews
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delightful gastronomic experience in this legacy landmark jewel of a resturant! Customer service paralleled with San Francisco's finest!

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Tomk
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

After being quarantined for so long it was great to go out to eat. We have allayed enjoy going to this restaurant. The food was excellent as always. I picked this restaurant this time knowing they had plenty of room to separate it dinning customers. They asked a few questions on health and took our temperature. We felt welcomed and safe dinning here.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service. The owner treated us well and was a blast.

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Paul
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I was hosting a group for dinner with one vegan and one dairy allergy. The owner served us, and when we asked for recommendations on the menu, he offered to put together a full dinner for us. The dinner was great and had a variety of food. Those with dietary restrictions felt included and enjoyed the meal a lot. The spice level was pretty tame, but he brought out a bowl of hot curry sauce for people to add who wanted something hotter. The restaurant was quiet and it was easy to hear each other talk. Overall it was a great experience.

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vipfitfoodie
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding experience overall!!
Wish I could submit 4.95 stars.

Signature cocktails were very unique; unfortunately not to our tastes.

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Jackie
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

New Delhi Restaurant presents tasty Indian specialties in a quiet, lovely environment. The service is always prompt and courteous.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall1Food1Service4Ambience1

Worst Indian food ever. No flavor, chewy chicken and lamb. Just gross. Tasted like naan was microwaved. Avoid at all costs.

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vipMike
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service! The owner was extremely attentive and helpful. Delicious food. Numerous gluten free and vegan options.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 14 January 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

The place smelled. Food was below par. I took a colleague to try Indian food and the experience was very disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very friendly staff and owner

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vipToby
San Francisco
33 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

A bargin! Had the dinner for two and it was very good. Desert was not to my taste but everything else was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Indian dinner.

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SharonL
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is incredibly flavorful. The staff are attentive and friendly and I REALLY appreciate that they take my food allergies very seriously and make sure my selections are safe for me.

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OpenTable Diner
London
7 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience2

Reasonable food, cheap prices but don’t expect something special

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vipamhey
San Francisco
108 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience5

The food was creative and good. We had mixed appetizers. Then chicken in a coconut yogurt sauce. Had rice and veggies. Service was slow. Waited almost half an hour then barmaid came to take her order. I could see a superior (who could have served us instead of reprimanding her but he was chatting to folk) telling her to go back to the bar, but she saved the day. It was Christmas Eve so a bit short staffed and there were a couple of groups ahead of us. Enjoyed the food which seemed freshly prepared.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had the vegetarian meal for 2. It was great, very filling.

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LindaK
Calgary
17 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Best Indian food I have ever had.

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FritzW
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

one of the great Indian restaurants and has been consistently great for this Alaskan visitor to SF since the mid-90s!

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DanR
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Authentic Indian cuisine at a reasonable price served in a beautiful setting.

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DavidH
San Diego
13 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Very good food and froendly service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall3Food3Service1Ambience3

The staff is very nice but they really keep you waiting.
Food is good but not exceptional.

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HappyMom
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Downtown SF great get away. Quiet and unique. The owner/chef takes time to welcome you and explain the menu. Enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Ordered from a he specials and the dishes were wonderful,

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SherryS
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place. I ate here 20 years ago and it was as good now as then.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The owner was amazing at offering us a variety of flavors. Everything was tasty, he was charming. Definitely recommend.

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Vistor
Baltimore
16 reviews
Dined on 27 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Classic and dramatic setting high ceilings and yet intimate. Food excellent well spiced. I had malai kofta. very tasty. nice service. Very enjoyable.

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OpenTable Diner
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Despite some confusion with the bill, everything was great.

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Nanc
Houston
14 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

What a great find! We had a wonderful dinner with outstanding service. Our waitress was knowledgeable about every dish, which was helpful to some novice Indian food eaters, plus she was delightful to deal with. We thought it was very reasonable as well. Great first night in San Francisco.

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julianm
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely ambience and delicious food with great service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My girlfriends birthday

FAQs

New Delhi Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. New Delhi Restaurant also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (415) 397-8470.

New Delhi Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 514 OpenTable diners.

New Delhi Restaurant does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://squareup.com/gift/76VQ747XYPAP5/order.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.

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