Indian, Vegetarian/Vegan | $$

9515 N. Lamar #156
Austin, 78753
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 11:30am-2:30pm, 5-9:30pm; Sat.-Sun., 11:30am-9:30pm
The Thali Special is probably the best sampler for newbies, but you can't go wrong with the different dosas they offer. Show up hungry.

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