Authentic Malaysian, elevated Indian, and a new skincare spa: three new businesses in Noe Valley

Bon AppeTikka | Photo: Tom C./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on July 25, 2019.

Interested in getting the lowdown on the newest restaurant and retail additions to Noe Valley? From a medical spa to a Malaysian restaurant, read on to see the newest places to open for business in this San Francisco neighborhood.

Bon AppeTikka

4166 24th St.

Photo: Tom C./Yelp

Bon AppeTikka is a new restaurant that offers contemporary, elevated takes on traditional Indian cuisine. On the menu, you will find duck tikka, tandoori shrimp with pineapple chutney, and classics like lamb vindaloo, chicken biryani, paneer and, for dessert, mango kulfi. Beverages include beer and wine, as well as lassi for non-drinkers. 

Bon AppeTikka currently holds 4.5 stars out of 19 reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

Yelper Pratyusha R., who reviewed the eatery on June 26, wrote, "I love this place. ... We licked up every bit of the food. I'd definitely go back. The taste was pretty authentic."

Yelper Ragu M. wrote, "Great hospitality. Love that it's close to home. Definitely coming back."

Bon AppeTikka is open every day from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. for lunch and from 5–10 p.m. for dinner.

SkinSpirit Skincare Clinic and Spa 

3939 24th St.

Photo: SkinSpirit Skincare Clinic and Spa - Noe Valley/Yelp

SkinSpirit Skincare Clinic and Spa is a medical spa offering skin care and laser hair removal.

This new location of the West Coast chain of skin care clinics and spas offers a full array of services for both men and women. According to the business's Facebook page, SkinSpirit "brings together cutting-edge technology and premium skin and body care services in a luxurious, spa-like setting." The spa also offers free consultations to new customers. 

With a five-star rating out of 10 reviews on Yelp, SkinSpirit Skincare Clinic and Spa is off to a strong start. 

Yelper Marissa P., who reviewed the business on April 28, wrote, "I already feel like my skin has improved. I couldn't be happier, not only with SkinSpirit, but with the time and effort that [service provider] Jillian put into my appointment. I look forward to coming in for future appointments."

Evan L. noted, "What a gorgeous space. I immediately felt relaxed as soon as I arrived."

SkinSpirit Skincare Clinic and Spa is open from 9 a.m.–8 p.m. on Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.–7 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. on Sunday. (It's closed on Monday.)


1320 Castro St.

Photo: cherylynn n./Yelp

Mahila is a Malaysian restaurant that serves up authentic Malaysian curries and noodle dishes, with plenty of veggie-friendly options and substitutions available. Try the pumpkin tofu curry, the fired chicken with coconut rice, or the hokkien mee, which is a dish made with tamarind noodles and charred shrimp.   

With a four-star Yelp rating out of 34 reviews, Mahila has gotten positive attention.

Yelper Bette S., who reviewed Mahila on July 11, wrote, "Absolutely wonderful! It was a party in my mouth! ... Everything that came out of the kitchen was bright and flavorful and beautiful with heaps of homegrown, fresh herbs on top. Even the dishware is lovely."

Yelper Julie L. wrote, "[Chef Azalina Eusope] and her team are delivering astoundingly flavorful food with charming, attentive service in a bright and optimistic setting."

Mahila is open from 5–10 p.m. on Tuesday-Sunday. (It's closed on Monday.)

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