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Madras Cafe

1177 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1026
+1 408-737-2323
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1177 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1026
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant is fairly good and just meets the expectations considering all of the hype and the crowds that are in waiting when you enter the place. The name itself is alluring and catches people who are familiar with much anticipation for the great South...More

Thank Charvaka D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered the dosa, idli sambar and filter coffee. Considering the hype regarding the restaurant the taste was lackluster and very average. The dosa and idlis were decent. But the sambar and the chutneys were not tasty at all. In South Indian restaurants the sambar...More

Thank tellatraveltale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Dosa-Idli-Vadas for sure but it took me to visit 'Madras Cafe@ Mountain View' to pen-down a review. Not only their menu include so many authentic dishes like pongal vada, Mysore Dosa, Kesari dessert etc but they nailed the wheat-bread with chickpeas (Chana-Batura) better...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we reached this place, found a big crowd inside and outside the restaurant. We too with much difficulty made our way to the counter. We need to fix our choices from the menu before we reach the counter. We first order, pay and then...More

Thank Anil Kumar R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My business associate and I chose the Madras Cafe' after a search along El Camino Real near our hotel. This restaurant was nearly full, with more customers streaming in as we entered. It was an excellent choice! The menu did not offer detailed descriptions of...More

Thank Harold S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family-oriented atmosphere and friendly staff. It is busy (on a Friday night) but with fast service.

Thank hyacinthos
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

good quality food, very authentic Great service add well, I love the way they manage the high volume of customers

Thank sathiya k
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Was visiting Sunnyvale…had been here to have south Indian food and no doubt they serve very good food…it seemed to be quite popular as well as I saw many people visiting this restaurant

Thank LokeshJK
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Dosas. That’s their thing and they are quite good at it. Mostly vegetarian fillings in large, crispy, crepe-like wrapping that is eaten with your fingers. The dips and sauces are delicious. Lunch time is pretty busy but the line moves quite rapidly. Food comes out...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 3 April 2018

One of the most delicious sambar in Bay area. Visited this place with friends just to taste the sambar. Dosa and Idli are great ones. Its little costly and quantity is less. But worth for the taste.

Thank Meiyappan K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1177 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1026
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-737-2323
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