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Dosa Cafe

Maan Mandir D 15/49 | Dashaswamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
+91 97934 30884
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Cafe, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Maan Mandir D 15/49 | Dashaswamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Small place among the thousands along the narrow streets of Varanasi. But you can get hot crispy dosas at prices cheaper than in South India.But don't be fussy about sitting down or waiting. Its all about experiencing good food in rustic local style in surroundings...More

Thank tcrtravel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were here once and decided not to go back. The waiter was quite unfriendly and we felt like we were interrupting in his siesta. A bit overpriced

Thank Emelie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

i have eaten masala dosa here,it is very spicy and tasty.they offer many types of dishes at cheap rates. good place for lunch.

Thank Sameer V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very friendly couple of locals run this small cafe. The food is delicious. Unfortunately, they have just gone on holiday for the next 4 weeks, as of yesterday.

Thank andrew12341
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little three tables place has a lovely owner and delicious dosas on offer. It does not look very impressive and one can easily walk past it without noticing it, but once you in you get to try really delicious South Indian food! It was...More

Thank kasiulka6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very small place. Like thier dosa varieties, specillay cheese dosa. Also you choose the oil type. sunflower, olive etc

Thank kokul
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Saw many good comments here, so we decided to stop by for lunch. We ordered Dosa with cheese and butter. The flavour was so sour that we thought the powder was expired. We had no choice but left the cake after first bites. Besides, the...More

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vipulsgh, Public Relations Manager at Dosa Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for your feedback. For your kind information, Dosas are made from fermented batter which is kept over-night to ferment with yeast. This delivers a sour taste which is usual for any fermented Dosa batter. As a quality practice, our batters are never fermented...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is only a tiny hole in the wall place located in the winding alleys behind the riverside ghats. There's 3 tables so not enough space for more than 12 people in the whole place. That being said, the menu is good - focused on...More

Thank Rich D
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This place is great, it's a tiny local restaurant just off the main ghat! I had the cheese masala dosa and I promise you it was the best dosa I've had during my time in India so far!

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had a masala dosa and idli here and it was great! The man who met us was friendly, and feed the cows who stuck their head through the window. The masala tea was also great. I highly recommend eating here.

Thank Sarah L
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Can we payment our bill through debit or credit card here?
5 February 2016|
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Response from jyothinagesan | Reviewed this property |
No...ONLY cash payments.Its a small joint run by a family but its very clean,and the variety of Dosas are many and delicious. Please carry cash but its moderately priced eatery on the way to the Dasaswamedha Ghat!.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maan Mandir D 15/49 | Dashaswamedh, Varanasi 221001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 97934 30884
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We serve conventional and unconventional varieties of Dosa, Uttapam hot and cold beverages. All of our dishes are cooked from farm fresh vegetables. We are a small place with very big heart for our customers. We value our customers as our family guests and try to deliver our best.
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