Best South Indian Restaurants in Jersey City

Best South Indian Restaurants in Jersey City

South Indian food has earned fame globally for its crispy, hot dosas or scrumptious sambar and many more regional variant dishes. And what can be better than having all of these lip-smacking south indian food in Jersey City!

Heard it right! Jersey City has some of the best and extraordinary South Indian eat-outs that will make you forget other delicacies that the city has to offer. Here is a list of places that will serve you traditional South Indian delicacies right here in the Jersey City.

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Sapthagiri Taste of India

For all those hopelessly in love with good food and all those for whom authenticity is never to be compromised upon; Sapthagiri is your place. They let you have a never ending list of dosas accompanied by delectable chutneys! However, the gourmet doesn’t end there; as they present you with a wide range of sweets, and oh not to mention their payasams !

Address : 804 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ 07306.

(201) 533-8400

Timings : 10:45 AM- 10:30 PM [Mon- Fri]

                 8:00 AM- 11:00 PM [Sat]

8:00 AM- 10:45 PM [Sun]

Deccan Spice

Deccan Spice is undoubtedly one of the best South Indian restaurant in Jersey City. Its Maharaja Thali comprises all the quintessential flavours from Deccan India and its Mango Lassi is unlike any lassi or dessert you ever had. The place derives its traditional food from Andra Pradesh and Karnataka, precisely. You can also try their signature biryanis.

 771 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ 07306.

(201) 604-1772

Timings: 11:00 AM- 1:00 AM [Mon- Thurs & Sun]

11:00 AM- 2:00 AM [Fri- Sat]

Vaibhav Indian Spice Journey

For the love of fiery South Indian fare, I suggest to eat your heart out at Vaibhav Indian Spice Journey. What makes this restaurant one of the best south indian restaurants here [ Jersey City] is that it allows you to customise your choice and even has dosa station to savour on. Furthermore, to add cherry on the cake, this place provides parking also ! Not to mention, the impeccable quality of food.

 737 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ 07306.

(201) 533-9500

Timings : 12:00 PM- 11:45 PM [Mon- Thurs & Sat- Sun]

12:00PM- 2:00 AM [Fri]

Chef of India

Chef of India is a fabulous restaurant in Jersey City that serves sensational dosas and idlis. Though limited in their South Indian menu but their flavours makes it all. Right from the services to stellar dishes, the flavours are seeped into all. This place leaves you with a satisfied and desi vibes to carry in the memory.

324 Central Ave Jersey City, NJ 07307.

(201) 839-5055

Timings : 11:00 AM- 12:00 AM [All days]

Swagath Gourmet- Jersey City

Bringing Maddur vada straight from the streets of Mysore in Karnataka, this place vouchsafes flavour with quality in each and every dishes. Moreover, this place wraps you in a blanket of comfort with it’s welcoming staff and minimalistic decor. Primarily, known for it’s various varities of Vadas, Uttapams and Mini-Thali; one should also try its refreshing Mysore Majjige flavored buttermilk.

665A Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ 07306.

(201) 984-0237

Timings : 11:00 AM- 3:00 PM [All days]

6:00 PM- 10:00 PM [All days]

 Sri Annapoorna Bhavan

Running empty stomach for work ? Then why not drop by Sri Annapoorna Bhavan which is at the heart of exchange place and plenty of offices. Apart from its amazing location, the restaurant provides you with a wide range of cuisine, as well as, its famous filter coffee to let you pass the rest of the day with a happy belly.

Address : 105 Greene St. Jersey City, NJ 07302.

Phone number : (201) 434-2300

Timings : 11:30 AM- 9:30 PM [Mon- Sat]

Closed on Sunday

Sri Ganesh’s Dosa House

While searching for best south indian food in Jersey City, one must not miss Sri Ganesh’s Doda House ! If you are an ardent sambar lover then you have hit the right place because here, you can have unlimited sambar without any extra charges. Yelpers praise it’s decent pricing and unpretentious air, where one can indulge only in their love for awesome South Indian food.

Address : 809 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ 07306.

Phone number : (201) 222-3883

Timings : 10:00 AM- 10:00 PM [All day]


How can one talk about best south indian restaurants in Jersey City and not talk about Chutneys restaurant?

At Chutneys restaurant you can have humongous South Indian buffet in tri-state area ! From a good spread of bondas, vadas, idlies,  pakoras, sambar, coconut and tomato chutneys; one can have it all for reasonable price. So, pick up your wallet and head for a heft dinner at this awesome place, right in Jersey City !

Address : 827 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ 07306.

Phone number : (201) 222-9909

Timings : 11:00 AM- 11:00 PM [Mon- Sat]

10:30 AM- 11:30 PM [Sun]

Chennai Dosa Express


It is a good place for Indian breakfast and a trendy joint for South Indian food.Therfore, if one goes to Chennai Dosa Express, then one must have its amazing dosas and spicy chutneys. The place is famously known as the ‘Hole in the Wall’ place in Journal Square with decent pricing and huge portion of South Indian food with it.

Address : 2986 John F Kennedy Blvd Jersey City, NJ 07306.

Phone number : (201) 963-8900

Timings : 7:00 AM- 10:00 PM [All days]

Chennai Flavors

If you hold a deep affinity towards Tamil Nadu food, then you happen to belong to this place. In Chennai Flavors do not settle down for regular dosas and idlis but try it’s elaborate menu. With a high taste quotient and reasonabe price, this place embeds it’s experience in your mind. Also, do not forget to try its Kothu Paratha ! It leaves you with a taste of South India in Jersey City.

Address :  523 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ 07306.

Phone number : (201) 222-7735

Timings : 9:00 AM- 8:30 PM [Mon; Wed- Thurs & Sun]

8:00 AM- 7:30 PM [Fri- Sat]

Closed on Tuesday

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