THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Madras Saravana Bhavan
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Madras Saravana Bhavan Restaurant Review: Taking over a chain operation location and completely revamping its interior, this highly regarded establishment draws a solid Indian patronage for lunch and dinner. Knowledgeable non-Indians fill in from time to time. Even for non-vegetarians, vegetarian Indian food is a serious taste treat. This fare, from the classic South Indian dosai served with sambar and chutney to special curries and tandoori breads, is all a cut above the commonplace. Avial is one of the specialties, a dish of potato and cauliflower in a sauce made from coconut milk and homemade yogurt, served with plain but perfectly cooked white rice. Baigan bartha is a dish of baked eggplant crushed and sautéed with peas, spices and a fillip of cilantro. It's served with yellow basmati rice. There's some Indian beer, preferable to anything from the totally unsympathetic wine list, but the mango lassi makes up for it. There's a lunch buffet daily, wicked cheap and wicked good.