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Madras Cafe

1177 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1026
+1 408-737-2323
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“masala dosa” (15 reviews)
“kothu” (2 reviews)
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Opens in 13 min
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1177 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1026
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Reviewed 13 May 2012

I had the Dosa vegetable special (about the most expensive thing on the menu), but it really wasn't special. The Dosa was great but the mix of gently fried onions with a bunch of frozen vegetables was rather disappointing.

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 5 May 2012

+Good south indian food, especially the dosas, curd rice & pongal +Quick service, once you are seated +Reasonably priced +Open for breakfast! -Can we get more pickles for the curd rice please? -Crowd management. it gets out of hand. -Avoid the sambar vada if you...More

Thank Analogous
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Opens at 8:30 am in the morning, reached there by 8:35 am and still I see 4 tables have already been taken. what??? what does that means??? It means it's hack of a place for some awesome south indian snacks and most amazing filter coffee...More

Thank kanchanS
Reviewed 5 January 2012

I figured it was a good sign when I walked in and saw that I was the only non-Indian in a crowded restaurant. I did take-out, which was processed quickly. The menu didn't have explanations, so make sure you know what you're ordering. Tasty and...More

Thank Chris_in_Baltimore
Reviewed 1 November 2011

It is Vegetarian Restaurant. It caters South India snacks and small meals however not the full blown/multiple course South Indian Meals/Thali. I like the Mini Idlies and the Rasam Vadas (n the days I indulge myself for Fried Food) My son loves their cone dosas...More

1  Thank caltravelgrl
Reviewed 14 October 2010

Authentic south indian food(as good as what you get back home) at a relatively inexpensive price. Fast service.

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Reviewed 2 September 2008

awesome food, great prices :)

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Reviewed 1 February 2008

love the dhosa..

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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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