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Shri Balaji Bhavan

5655 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77036-2213
+1 713-783-1126
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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“dosas” (8 reviews)
“thali” (6 reviews)
“indian food” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5655 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77036-2213
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Reviewed 26 March 2012

We really enjoyed visiting Balaji Bhavan. We have been here many times. the masala dosas are highly recommended!! Actually there are several items on the menu that taste great!! Order what you like and you wont be disappointed. Recently we visited during a period of...More

Thank snod73
Reviewed 17 March 2012

Located in Houston's "Little India", this strip-center hole-in-the-wall is one of my favorite places to dine. It's nothing fancy, and good luck spending much more than $10! Diners place their order at the counter and then pick up the food when it's ready, which is...More

2  Thank Alan B
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Good south Indian food. Their dosas are quite well made and at par with what you get in India. High quality food. Problem is that they have self service system where you go and get the food from the counter and then one helper clears...More

1  Thank firedrill
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Not so great seating and service. Its a small place and crowded but the food is good and they maintain quality. Also the prices are reasonable.

Thank ak2931
Reviewed 7 December 2011

I am a big fan of south Indian food and while in Houston, I wanted to make the best use of the opportunity and eat quality south Indian food. My hunger for this flavor of Indian food was satisfied when I found this restaurant. The...More

1  Thank chandsa
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Reviewed 31 January 2008

Awesome dabelis and thalis

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Reviewed 18 December 2007

Hole-in-the-wall veggie Indian place with kickass entreés, mostly under $5. Not much to look at, but who cares?

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5655 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77036-2213
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-783-1126
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For over 20 years, we have been serving Houston the best South Indian food this city has to offer. We strive in making the freshest and most authentic South Indian food! For the past 4 years we have made the Houston Chronicle, Alison Cook's Houston's Top 100 restaurants, and for 2016 the Houston Press named us as the best Indian restaurant in Houston, Texas. Have you had your Dosa yet? No? Don't wait, come in and dine with us today!!!
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