10 Best Indian Restaurants in San Francisco for South Asian Fare

If you’re craving South Asian fare in the Bay Area, these are the best Indian restaurants in San Francisco right now

When it comes to variety, the best Indian restaurants in San Francisco are upping the ante. A batch of high-end joints recently emerged to shine a spotlight on the already great scene, while mom-and-pops serve pure nostalgia on the regular. Whether you’re hunting for home-style recipes, street food specialties, or inventive twists on the classics, there’s a bounty of fantastic South Asian fare in SF.

Different countries and regions (from Pakistan to South India) and various backgrounds of trained chefs (from traditional home cooks to culinary school graduates) make for a diverse selection of deftly-spiced, slow-simmered deliciousness. The best Indian restaurants in the Bay Area span San Francisco from the Mission District to Civic Center, as well as over in the East Bay. You’ll find a range of experiences and price points — if you’re looking for high-end, don’t miss Michelin-starred Taj Campton Place, and if you're looking for something more relaxed, you’ll find fast-casual eateries like Vik’s Chaat.

Take a look at these Indian restaurants in San Francisco to find the best bone-warming curries, fresh-baked naan, and authentic tandoori dishes.

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