Woodlands is Indias answer to the Golden Arches a successful nationwide chain thats branching out overseas to the States. But theres no taint of fast food here: The tiny sit-down restaurant is decorated in warm, elegant golds, with modern Indian paintings on the wall. The vegetarian South Indian food that comes from the kitchen will make you lose your taste for anything that starts with Mc. The vadas (savory donuts), idlis (steamed dumplings), and dosas (gigantic, lacy crepes) come with the best sambar (soupy lentil stew) and coconut chutney in the Bay Area.
Hours: Tues-Sun: Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Dinner: 6 - 10 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Payment Type: All Major Credit Cards, Discover, Diners Club, cash