Why go: The cooking at this suburban oasis—lush curries, delicate dosas—is nearly as transportive as the dining room, with its Indian textiles and occasional soothing sounds of a musician.
What to get: Masala dosa, a thin rolled crepe filled with spiced potatoes; Malabar fish curry, chunks of tilapia in a coconut-curry gravy; chicken chettinad, its sauce ignited by peppercorns and dried red chilies; rich creamed spinach known as palak paneer; aloo gobhi, a fiery mix of potatoes and cauliflower.
Best for: Feeling pampered—friendly waiters and waitresses spoon your dinner onto beautiful white china.
Insider tip: There’s a well-tended lunch buffet. Rangoli now delivers free within a five-mile radius.
Open daily for lunch and dinner.
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