Want a Spice-Laden Lunch? Best Indian Delivery Options in San Francisco
- Kristen Evans
- 3 Min Read
Los Angeles tends to get all the credit as California’s best “food city,” but San Francisco has more than sourdough and fresh seafood to offer adventurous eaters. With everything from traditional kormas to inventive chicken tikka masala burritos, the Indian delivery options in San Francisco will have your team ready and raring to go for your next lunch meeting. Here are ten of the very best Indian caterers in the city:
1. Gorkha Kitchen (9th Avenue, San Francisco)
Need to serve your coworkers a feast? Gorkha Kitchen dishes up some of the best Indian food in San Francisco for large parties. Their creamy coconut chicken curry will serve between 12 and 20 people, and they offer plenty of vegetarian and pescatarian options, too. The salmon curry and aloo gobi (spiced cauliflower and potatoes) are customer favorites. Don’t forget to order sides: lightly spiced cumin rice or lemon broccoli rice, along with a basket of butter naan or crispy roti, will round out any of their meals.
2. Urban Curry (Broadway, San Francisco)
Simplify your ordering process for Indian delivery in San Francisco with Urban Curry. Their catering package offers a range of entrée options, from chicken tikka masala to lamb vindaloo. Each package also comes with your choice of two vegetarian entrées, so you can feed everyone on your guest list without a hitch. With vegetable pakora, a tossed green salad, naan, and basmati rice as sides, you’re getting quite a bargain.
3. Spice Ladle (S. Amphlett Boulevard, San Mateo)
At Spice Ladle, you’ll find an intriguing mix of flavorful curries and spiced dishes, along with sandwiches, wraps, and salads—there’s something here for every palate and diet. Worried about a curry buffet cleanup? Opt for one of Spice Ladle’s sandwich platters, like the classic chicken tikka sandwich. The traditionally marinated chicken comes dressed with red onion relish, green coconut yogurt-chutney dip, and is served on a Dutch crunch roll. Each of their signature salads and grain bowls have a uniquely Californian twist, making this some of the best Indian food in San Francisco.
4. Kinara Fusion Kitchen (Post Street, San Francisco)
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Curry on a pizza? At Kinara Fusion Kitchen, the answer is more than “why not?”—it’s a resounding “yes, please.” Test their unique take on Indian delivery in San Francisco with a customer favorite: the “Curry for MVP” pizza, topped with housemade curry, marinated chicken, red onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, and cilantro. Their tandoori wings, served with chutney, and fried paneer appetizers also make for fun office celebration fare. Don’t worry—you can always kick it old-school with an order of chicken tikka masala, too.
5. Curry Up Now (S. B Street, San Mateo)
Have a hungry horde in the office? The family style feast from Curry Up Now has all the bells and whistles you’ll need to feed your coworkers: a choice of three entrées, naan, salad, a tomato, onion, and cucumber “pico,” and tamarind and cilantro chutneys. If you’re looking for something more inventive, try their burrito packs or DIY Indian tacos, which come with chicken, paneer, and aloo gobi fillings and heaps of fixings, like pico de gallo, raita, chutneys, housemade root pickles, and crispy chickpea noodles. They even have boxed lunch options, so your team can have chicken tikka masala burritos, samosas, and Indian cookies on the go. It’s one of the most unique Indian delivery options in San Francisco—don’t miss it.
6. Om Indian Cuisine (Haight Street, San Francisco)
From butter chicken to shrimp curry, Om Indian Cuisine has everything you need to set out a buffet-style lunch in the office. In addition to serving some of the best Indian food in San Francisco, they also have an extensive vegetarian menu. There’s plenty of saag, daal, and paneer dishes to feed coworkers with dietary restrictions, like the spicy chana masala with onions, ginger, and garlic. Spice things up with an order of onion kulcha and serrano chilli naan, or satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth with a mango lassi designed to serve eight.
7. Naan N Curry (Irving Street, San Francisco)
Named after the two most iconic—and tastiest—Indian foods, Naan N Curry offers large platters of delicately spiced curries at competitive prices. Try the achar chicken with pickling spices for something new, or the spiced roasted eggplant (baingan bhartha) to put more veggies on the table. Want to close out the meal with something special? Their popular milk dumplings in saffron-honey syrup (gulab jamun) and rice pudding with nuts and raisins (kheer) are the perfect grace notes for some of the tastiest Indian delivery in San Francisco.
8. North India Restaurant (2nd Street, San Francisco)
We know chicken tikka masala is everyone’s go-to dish, but North India Restaurant offers an impressive range of entrées. Their popular Hyderabadi chicken is simmered with masala and apricots, and finished with crunchy potato straws. Try the Punjabi fish curry for some added spice, or the prawn coconut curry for a warm but delicate lunch option. With so many traditional northern Indian dishes to choose from, it’s no wonder North India Restaurant serves some of the best Indian food in San Francisco.
9. Chaat Corner (3rd Street, San Francisco)
Love tandoori chicken or paneer but need to order a sandwich platter for logistical reasons? Look no further than Chaat Corner’s unique wrap platter: you’ll get your choice of ten wraps inspired by your favorite dinner entrées, along with a side to fill everyone up. There’s plenty of vegetarian kofta, korma, and paneer, too—some dishes even have crispy tofu for a healthy protein. Looking for dessert? Their Indian cheese dumplings in sweet cream (rasmalai) and carrot pudding with saffron and cashews (gajar ka halwa) are can’t-miss dishes. This is Indian delivery tailor-made for San Francisco.
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