Dosa Hut Inc

777 Newark Ave.
Jersey City, NJ 07306
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Dosa Hut Inc

Tara Engberg


  • Daily 10:30am-9:30pm
  • $
  • Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Not Necessary
Not to be confused with establishments featuring various spellings of the same name, Jersey's Dosa Hut is a yellow-hued greasy spoon with cheap, excellent, and strictly vegetarian South Indian fare. The list of 30 different dosas makes for interesting reading, but the butter masala dosa is a can't-lose choice. Unusual dishes abound, including a quartered and deep-fried rendition of iddly dumplings, and a cold rice pudding called curd rice. Flavored with curry leaves, it's sour instead of sweet.

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