Davie Dosa Company

4.4
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29 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Indian

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Welcome to Davie Dosa Company, the first restaurant showcasing Dosas, a unique South Indian specialty, in the heart of downtown Vancouver Davie Village.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Indian, Asian, South Indian
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Hours of Operation
Daily 11:00 am–11:00 pm
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Phone number
(604) 669-5899
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Sharv Ramachandran
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Private Party Contact
Sharv Ramachandran: (778) 388-8072
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Catering
We do catering, Corporate Lunch, B'day , Team gathering, Seasonal parties. Please contact 778 388 8072 or sharv@daviedosacompany.com
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Cross Street
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.4based on all time ratings
4.5
Food
4.4
Service
4.1
Ambience
4.3
Value
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best Indian food in the West End

Davie Dosa Company
Responded on July 15, 2019

Thanks Sparky for your compliments we appriciate it.

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R
Vancouver
31 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience3

I always have an enjoyable time at Dosa and company restaurant. The service is very good as well as the food. I will for sure come back again and recommend it to my friends and family! !

HH
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

A really great experience all round. The owner and server (also sous chef) were friendly and came to chat personally and the food was outstanding. Prices beyond reasonable for both food and drinks. Will return again and again.

Davie Dosa Company
Responded on April 8, 2019

Thanks Heidi H for your kind words and sharing your review, we really appreciate that.

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RC
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

The service and host were lovely. A beautiful soundscape of Indian flute made for a wonderful ambiance. All three of us were disappointed in the food, with the exception of the tamarind soup, which was delicious.

OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved this resto for several reasons. We ordered different dosas...lamb, regular chicken, and butter chicken...they were all good. I particularly like the butter chicken as it was so flavorful. The sweet corn soup was very yummy too, and there was a lot of chicken in it. Also, the servers were very attentive. My friend was not very sure about the menu, and he asked many questions. The server patiently answered them all and gave him a few advice as well. As for myself, I didn't know which dessert was good and I usually don't eat anything too sweet. The server recommended me the Kulfi pistachio which was not too sweet and very delicious. The resto is located right next to the Independent grocery store on Davie and parking is very easy. There are lots of street parkings as well as parking lots. I'd recommend Davie Dosa Company to anyone who's looking for good dosas. Give it a try, I promise it won't disappoint you.

Davie Dosa Company
Responded on February 8, 2019

Wow, thanks for choosing us and giving us positive review. Looking forward to serve you again, we really appreciate your time and compliments again.

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DS
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience3

Nice people but uninspired food.

Davie Dosa Company
Responded on February 4, 2019

Hi DavidS, We totally aware that we cannot impress everyone, we respect and understand for sharing your opinion. Thanks for trying us, Sharv

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B
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Excellent service and very friendly staff! I will definitively come back.

T
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was an amazing find. Davie Dosa is centrally located in the Davie village just east of Presidents Choice. The food was excellent and the service was wonderful. I tried a dosa - well I had both the masala and the butter chicken. They were both great. Good eating and not too filling. The location is what used to be the Italian pasta place. I made reservations and I thought the location was on the south side of the street. Then I noticed the numbers were different and I made the correction. I have not yet tried the dosa place on the south side of Davie so I cannot vouch for it but Dosa Davie was excellent. Don’t get it twisted- Dosa Davie is on the north side of the street in the quaint space near the supermarket. You’ll love it.

Davie Dosa Company
Responded on January 24, 2019

Thanks Tony and Dan for your detailed review, we really appreciate your compliments. We are looking forward to see you soon on your next visit.

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JH
Toronto
18 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Very nice restaurant. Very good service. Helpful and friendly and yummy food!

Davie Dosa Company
Responded on January 3, 2019

Thanks JeremyH for your visit and review.

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R
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Excellent dosas, and unusual drinks including blueberry mojito. Fast and attentive service. Our first time, and we'll definitely be back.

Davie Dosa Company
Responded on January 3, 2019

Thanks Ragu for your visit and comments, looking forward to see you again.

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D
Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were greeted by the owner The service was very good. Menu was explained to us on a couple things. The owner recommended the Lamb Dosa , was delicious. Would and will go back again next time in Vancouver.

Davie Dosa Company
Responded on November 13, 2018

Thanks Derek for trying us, looking forward to see you on your next visit.

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ME
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

We really enjoyed being guided through the menu and picking complementary food with things we knew and new items to try. Easily ordered a lot of food but super helpful staff and they made us feel very comfortable. Really enjoyed the dosa and the dipping sauces.

Davie Dosa Company
Responded on November 3, 2018

Happy to hear from Malcolm, we are glad that you enjoyed our place, we appreciate your review.

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OT
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very flavorful and the owner was very friendly and entertaining

OT
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This was the best dosa I have had! It was a special treat to find this kind of cuisine in Vancouver! Portions were huge, prices were reasonable, and service was quick! This has a local business feel where you can relax and stay a while and visit. Chutneys were delicious as was the Sambar. Pakoras were also fantastic! The only problem was that I ate too much!

s
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Well prepared South Indian classics as well as modern twists on them. Fresh ingredients and sincere, charming server, Anousha, and owner. Be sure to order the Dosa “pizza” and Madhu vada: the best I have had in a restaurant in decades!

R
Vancouver
31 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

My friends and I have lots of fun and enjoyed our food while learning more about dosa food. The service was excellent as well...I would sure be back and would recommend Davie Dosa Co to my friends.

HG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a wonderful dinner at Davie Dosa Company. Great dosas and curries. The owner chatted with us and made us feel at home and gave us great tips on the menu and the area. Will definitely be back next time in Vancouver!

OT
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Really enjoyed the food and lots of vegetarian and vegan options which was perfect for some in my group.

d
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was authentic and outstanding, must try for dosa lovers!

f
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2018
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience5

Fantastic food with friendly service! Their fish dosa is absolutely amazing. :)

S
Vancouver
31 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is the best south indian place that I have ever been to , there catchy name attracted me and brought us here . I had high expectations and true to that the decor was modern and inviting , the staff super nice and friendly , the menu options were spot on in regard to what u expect from modern south indian cuisine. We were a family of four and shared there hot broccoli and cajun chicken salad , excellent delicate flavour and very fresh , followed up with a assortment of chicken fish and prawn dosas, the taste was marvelous and portion size was very generous, the coconut and tomato chutneys were very delicious , sambhar was so nice we had to request for extra helping, the owner who is also the star chef came over for a chat and he was a very gracious host , sent us a pistachio kulfi ice cream that was homemade it was absolutely divine we were all blown over by the delicate natural taste . The best tasting icecream I have ever had .
Best part about the food is that it's all fresh natural gluten free and healthy. Will definitely be back when ever I am around English bay area . Highly recommended.

LA
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nice to have a South Indian option in the West-End. Very nice menu, gorgeous dosas and plenty of vegetarian options. The sambals are home made and very nice. Exceptional service, delicious food, nice ambiance. Will certainly become a regular.

OT
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Family Fridate! Kids love the butter chicken sauce one of the best sauce we tried. We love the food and the server and the chef is so nice he came out and say hello. Food are yummy and delicious 😋

OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

It was delicious and very affordable.also the service was on point. Overall beautiful experience.

KW
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Both food and service is splendid in this charming restaurant. And both the head waiter and head chef are interested in hearing your opinion about the food.

M
Berlin
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

It's been nine months since me and my daughther spent 4 days i Vancouver, and went 3 times to Davie Dosa, and we still talk about the great food! Really nice and morish. Cold at the window though, but beside of that: really nice and super good food, thank you!

Davie Dosa Company
Responded on January 10, 2019

Thanks Morish for your time in Vancouver and your visit to our restaurant. We promise it won't be cold by window on your next visit, looking forward to see you again soon.

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OT
Salt Lake City
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We're staying in downtown Vancouver and were looking for the best "local" restaurants when we found Davie Dosa. The owner/manager personally waited on us and was very helpful when it came to making selections that we would enjoy. Must try a dosa! We tried a lamb and mix vegetable one and they were delicious. Portions were generous and service was prompt and genuine. Would recommend!

N
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great dosas, great service, surprising wine and cocktail list. Great neighbourhood restaurant.

OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2018
Overall3Food5Service2Ambience3

Great food, but very very slow service. From the moment we walked into the restaurant to the placement of the order, 30 minutes went by. Another 10 minutes until the drinks arrived (including the water for the table). The food took 40 minutes from the time of order, which is basically ok, unless you are very hungry. The wait was worth it as the food was amazing!
Bottom line: Great food, but bring lots of time.