Saravana Bhavan

8604 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75063
972-506-7755
Saravana Bhavan +

Kathy Tran

Details

  • Mon-Thurs 11:30am-3pm & 5:30pm-10pm, Fri 11:30am-3pm & 5:30pm-10:30pm, Sat 11am-10:30pm, Sun 11am-10pm
  • Vegetarian Friendly
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Parking Lot Available
Saravana Bhavan is a South Indian restaurant in a strip mall in Irving with a strictly vegetarian menu. But don’t get vegetarian food mixed up with the beansprout cookery of a vegan restaurant. There is no texturized bean curd or tofu masquerading as some other animal protein. Every dish is vegetarian because that’s how it was created from the start. The food here is rich, satisfying and highly in demand. In fact, Saravana Bhavan is so popular that a wait in the evenings is the norm. Don’t miss the paper dosa, which is so big it eclipses the plate beneath it, or the chili mushrooms that are breaded and fried before they’re sautéed in an intensely spicy curry. Almost everything here is hot, and the dining room is filled with Indian families who aren’t complaining.

Related Stories (2)

  • Ignore the Decor, Not the Dosas, at Saravana Bhavan
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 4 a.m. by Scott Reitz

    Saravana Bhavan’s dining room will never win a beauty contest. The building at the corner of MacArthur Boulevard and Valley Ranch Parkway in Irving reminded me of a miniature Holiday Inn Express or some corporate diner when I first ...

  • Don't Miss the Parottas at Saravanaa Bhavan
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 4 a.m. by Scott Reitz

    I've eaten a fair number of parathas. The rich, buttery breads are served at countless Indian restaurants and can be delicious if they are made properly. The breads are rolled in layers with butter or ghee, a little bit like French ...

View All

More Indian Restaurants in Irving & Las Colinas

  • Taj Chaat House
    Best Of

    Vegetarians hungering for something on the exotic side should head to Irving’s Taj Chaat House, w...

    Health
View All

More Indian Restaurants in Dallas

  • India Palace Restaurant & Bar
    Best Of

    One of the most – if not the most – highly praised Indian restaurants in Dallas, this Preston Val...

    Indian
  • Cosmic Café
    Critics' Pick

    Cosmic Cafe specializes in first wave vegetarian cuisine, which surely comes as no surprise to pa...

    Indian
  • A popular spot in North Dallas, this place deserves its fans. The food is good, the atmosphere is...

    Indian
  • This spot proves that even the blandest Arlington shopping plaza can hold a few surprises. The lo...

    Indian
  • This South Indian vegetarian eatery is adjacent to a sari shop and an Indian grocery store, so yo...

    Health
  • Roti Grill
    Best Of

    Fast food has sped to a higher life form: Indian. Imagine takeout ventilating from the sack with ...

    Asian

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >