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The 10 Best Punjabi Restaurants In San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

Are you mad about Dal makhani? When we need this delicacy we head to the Punjabi eateries in San Francisco. We analyzed top review sites and leading local food articles for the great Punjabi joints featured on this list. Spoil yourself with cheesy shahi paneer and a delectable Phirni for dessert at these San Francisco eateries.

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ROOH

Indian, $$$, South BeachIndian, $$$San Francisco, South Beach
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut

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    TimeOut
  • Zagat

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Rose Indian Cuisine

Indian, $$, Inner SunsetIndian, $$San Francisco, Inner Sunset
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Grill N Curry

Indian, $$, Inner SunsetIndian, $$San Francisco, Inner Sunset
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Ritu Indian Soul Food

Indian, $$, MissionIndian, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat

    12 Contemporary Indian Restaurants to Try in the SF Bay Area

    Zagat
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

    Michelin Guide

Udupi Palace

Indian, $, MissionIndian, $San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut

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    TimeOut
  • Zagat

    Best Indian Restaurants in San Francisco

    Zagat

Indian Oven

Indian, $$, Hayes ValleyIndian, $$San Francisco, Hayes Valley
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Best Indian Food in San Francisco/Bay Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life
  • CultureTrip

    The Top 10 Restaurants In San Francisco's Lower Haight, California

    CultureTrip

Lahore Karahi

Pakistani, $, TenderloinPakistani, $San Francisco, Tenderloin
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline

    San Francisco's 5 favorite spots to find affordable Indian food

    Hoodline
  • CultureTrip

    Top spots for Indian food in San Francisco

    CultureTrip

Besharam

Indian, $$, Central Waterfront - DogpatchIndian, $$San Francisco, Central Waterfront - Dogpatch
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist

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    Thrillist
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat In Potrero Hill & Dogpatch

    Infatuation

Curry Up Now

Indian, $, MissionIndian, $San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • CultureTrip

    Top spots for Indian food in San Francisco

    CultureTrip
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Best Indian Food in San Francisco/Bay Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Urban Curry Restaurant

Indian, $, Financial DistrictIndian, $San Francisco, Financial District
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in San Francisco and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Infatuation, Thrillist and CultureTrip had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at Infatuation - Where To Eat In Potrero Hill & Dogpatch, Thrillist - The Best Restaurants in San Francisco Right Now and CultureTrip - The Top 10 Restaurants In San Francisco's Lower Haight, California to pull this list together. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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