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Rasoi Vegetarian Restaurant

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211 Karangahape Road, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-377 7780
11:00 - 22:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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96 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Went to try this place and must say that there are much better places for South Indian food than this. The menu is limited. The sambar provided with the food was really bland and so was the food as not how it really is suppose to be. I wouldn't say the food was bad but the city has much better... More 

Thank BlaberBlogger123_
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The restaurant serves a vegetarian thali which is very delicious and sumptuous.The Manager is very courteous and hospitable.Highly recommended.

Thank Sampath N
Taipei, Taiwan
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240 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

It is right in the middle of Auckland's bohemian K Road, so the location is very convenient. Also, all the items at this place are vegetarian, so it is a great place for vegetarians (or people who just crave veggie food). The food is vey cheap here. Usually you can have a meal for under NZ$10, sometimes even $7-8. The... More 

Thank Saricie_Q
Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire, France
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have been going for ten years to that place to get Massala Dosa or vegetarian curries. It's really tasty and cheap.

Thank OanaTong
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Have been eating at Rasoi for many years. Their selection of vegetarian dishes are always a joy to eat. The dosa's are great too. Decor is a bit lacking but you go for the food!

Thank muddsnz
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I first visted Rasoi in 1997 and try to pop in every time I get back to Auckland. The food served is generally from a selection of prepared curries served thali-style with various other dishes (including dosas) available on order. The food is always tasty and everything is vegetarian (ask which dishes contain Ghee if you are vegan). They also... More 

Thank AntonyT
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

The thali platters here are nice: choice of two curries plus rice, bread, pickle, soup, yogurt. The food is tasty though the choices are rather limited: we had four curry options, but two were potato based. Everything is nicely spiced and the samosas are good as well. You order at the counter and can sit at tables to eat: nothing... More 

1 Thank Jeffrey C
Finger Lakes, NY
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61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Seriously, the owners of this restaurant should look into another profession because clearly serving food isn't their forte... We went in for an early dinner (it was about 6.30pm on a Friday). We were the only ones in the place so the owner behind the counter (and his wife in the kitchen) were not exactly swamped. I ordered Masala Dosa... More 

4 Thank bradshsi
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Anyone can have high standards, regardless of the where they live. What I like about Rasoi is there's no pretence. They serve simple, reliably good Indian vegetarian food. Their Masala Dosa is excellent.

Thank Plashmere
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Then again I have pretty high standards coming from Melbourne to here. The dour-faced people at the counter were more than rude, it was plain to see that they hated their job or their lives, whichever one that was, the negativity rubbed off quite tangibly. The food itself was incredibly bland and yet was priced at a premium, so really... More 

3 Thank ElkeAlkanoli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Karangahape Road, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-377 7780

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?