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Roti Indian Bistro

53 W Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127-1303
+1 415-665-7684
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“roti” (13 reviews)
“kulfi” (2 reviews)
“chai” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
53 W Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127-1303
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

We ate at Roti and it was really, really good. The owner was such a wonderful gentleman and we had a great conversation with him. He insisted on giving us a free fabulous Mango drink. Loved the ambiance and i especially love the candy and...More

Thank sabine17093
Reviewed January 17, 2018

probably the best restaurant in W. Portal, and perhaps the best Indian restaurant in SF!. Not cheap, but the quality of the dishes is worth the price, delicious breads and monthly specials!

Thank LarryCable
Reviewed December 25, 2017

We dined here with family and friends on Christmas Eve. All of us were impressed. While the acoustics were not great when the restaurant was full, we had little problem hearing each other once the crowd left. And, in all events, what is most important...More

Thank Influencer
Reviewed October 21, 2017

We recently tried to go to Chou Chous for lunch and they were closed ~ so came to West Portal and decided to try Roti. The lunch menu was amazing and the service couldn't have been better. The ambiance is soothing and wonderful and it,...More

Thank kimnoreen
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is a great place to have authentic Indian food in San Francisco. We tried their vegetarian options including their roti basket and it was great.

Thank SureshLR
Reviewed June 18, 2017

I had never heard of this restaurant, but it had good reviews so I took a friend for his birthday dinner. A nice little find! In one of the lesser known but interesting neighborhoods of San Francisco. Very fresh food. Great service. Reasonable prices. It's...More

Thank HereWeGo282
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

This lives up to any Indian restaurants I've eaten at and that includes London and Leicester. Great service , fabulous menu , all freshly cooked in a kitchen you can see .

1  Thank Cathryn B
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

We have had a wonderful dinner here as sorry of three. The food has been as good as 6 Keats ago, when we went here first. We enjoyed the Roti feast and did not manage to finish it although it has been delicious.

Thank SchGuido
Reviewed January 23, 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...More

Thank Clarina P
Reviewed January 9, 2017

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

Thank Alzor S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
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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