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Woodlands Restaurant - CLOSED

39203 Cedar Blvd, Newark, CA 94560-5007
510-494-9727
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Cuisines: Indian, Vegetarian
Most recent review
- Jun 9, 2013
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9 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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English first
Golden, Colorado
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

When it comes to ordering and tasting South Indian vegetarian food, some restaurants have it and some don't. Woodlands has it: they know how to make it authentically, serve it well and not stick it into the customer's wallet. The classics: dosas, idlis, upma and pongal - are done well and taste home made.

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2010

I liked the rasam and majjigae here. The vegetarian food is really good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2007

I love the thosas and everything it is vegetarian so i don't have a problem

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fremont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2007

It is always a nice experience with Woodlands restaurant in newark, California. Particularly we all like the rasam - which we were given the sooner we were seated. It is very spicy and special treat for us - sipping and browsing through the menu. Our family enjoys the thali, dosa and potato bonda (mysore) variety amongst others.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2006

The food here is great. They serve authentic South Indian food in a very relaxing environment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2006

I have been to this place probably hundred times or so, as i go here almost everyday for lunch. This is one of the few places in the USA that serves authentic and well prepared south indian food. Owners themselves take part in cooking to ensure the quality of food. The atmosphere of the restaurant and the service are great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2006

Have visited a few times this restaurant and found the food tasty and healthy. More important, the special attention to all the guests from the owners, visits from chef and ever attentive waiters and waitresses makes me rate this restaurant as above average and excellent on various typical criteria. Favorite food items are their combos and Madras coffee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2006

After reading the previous review of Nov.2005, I was wanting to visit this Woodlands Restaurant, Newark. What a contrast to the previous review. I would rate this as one of the excellent place to dine with families and friends. Food, ambiance and service are unbelievably very good. I just want to say this. Don't be carried away by reviews which... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2005

This is the most terrible place I have ever been, the service and the management -----. I recommend keeping away from this place.

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Management response:

The Woodlands restaurant has been much upgraded and improved. Patrons from all walks of life -including Silicon Valley businesses, govt.and industry-leaders as well as medical professionals-come over frequently as repeat customers and also get catered items. These are balanced,healthy and nutritious foods, made by a establishment with a 18 year history and now with two branches in the bay area... More

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