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Sri Ganesh's Dosa House

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809 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306-3808
+1 201-222-3883
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

As it happens,not only are these people the same as those who used to run a popular restaurant in my Indian city of Pune, but even the cashier is the same. He recognized me after a span of some forty years since my studenthood. This "dosa" house is a no-frills dosa house, the best on Newark street, Jersey City-which has... More 

Thank badakshah
Cary, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We had the usual dosa and idlis with coffee and tea and everything was delicious and the prices were reasonable.

Thank nirenjoshi
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We enjoyed the food Ganesh's Dosa house. Taste was awesome. We went on weekend so it was busy. We got our orders very late. Otherwise everything is good

Thank PrapullaChandra
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Beware, this place is a nightmare from a car parking perspective. Utter chaos all around. Food was good. Sambar should be called rasam due to its texture. I tried the gonghkura dosa and it was very nice. The place is pretty small and be prepared to peek into your neighbor's plate.

Thank jags32
North Bergen, New Jersey
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110 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016

If you are craving for authentic south Indian food this place will be a good bet for you. I like spice little bit so we ordered Maysore masla dosa and masala idli, that was really very good. They serve Thali also which you get get in just 10 bucks. I would definitely recommend this DOSA house. In terms of seating... More 

Thank Younus K
Chennai (Madras), India
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102 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

We went for lunch. Had chilly bajji, dosa, chutney and chat. The eat out must take more care for hygiene, because the next day we had stomach upset and diarrhea.

1 Thank UNR1806
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Place has reasonable seating area and prices for the food. Decent variety and tasting dosas for the price

3 Thank Gautham S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2014

The menu is not extensive, but there is enough there for most people. My daughter and I had dosas, my wife had uttapam. There was plenty of dahl available too. It is a bit rough and ready, it is very popular and can get very busy meaning you have to clear the table yourself sometimes and it can get a... More 

4 Thank DougReid
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were there on a Monday afternoon when it was not crowded at all. The rava dosa was awesome except I felt I should have requested less spicy with lesser mirchi. The Mysore masala dosa was crispy and awesome and makes you feel very heavy. The Utthapam was fine too. But, the best part of the lunch was Yogurt rice.... More 

2 Thank gamanamMadhuram
Woodbridge, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2014

I am sorry I disagree with the general high opinion of this place. I would have forgiven the unpleasant temperature, the lack of cleanliness, the taken-for-granted service if the food we had was good. I find it difficult to believe that one can totally mess up a dosa - but on this day, for my wife and me, they did.... More 

3 Thank Shoumo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306-3808
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-222-3883

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