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Udipi Cafe

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4141 Old William Penn Hwy, Monroeville, PA 15146-1619
+1 412-373-5581
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Philadelphia
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The ratio of tasteful decor to tasteful food is lower than one mainly because the quality of the latter is outstanding, and partly because the former is the sum of two rows of bare-bones diner-style laminated-top dimly-lit tables in bare-walled surroundings. Upon entering, the host does not appear for a while, and when he does, he is almost bewildered by... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Everything I have ever had here is so good. Actually all I ever order is dosa's, Aloo Gobi and Palak Paneer. So good I've never tried anything else. Order the poori's.

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Thank moslo66
Chennai
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very closely located to S V Temple Pittsburg , Udipi Cafe provides tasty authentic South Indian Vegetarian dishes. Heavily crowded guests waiting time is long. However it deserves waiting. Major disadvantage is the wash /Rest Room which is not adequately provided. We enjoyed our Lunch and Dinner there.

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Annandale, Virginia
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Food is as always good, it was not as busy as it is always, was good for us, food was excellent but the service was concerning We were 2 families together Our kids were upset when a staff Mr Pinto acted weird with our friends daughter, she was texting her parents that we were at the restaurant - this man... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I haven't been a fan of Indian food....but this place is amazing. Everything is made to order....it is always filled with Indian people - which to me means it is authentic - and good! You must try it ...you wont be disappointed

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I am not vegetarian, neither is my husband. We come here when we have a craving for tasty curries and spicy chutnies. Love this place. My husband says "When I want Indian in Pittsburgh, this is where I go." Wish they would fix the lock on the ladies bathroom, though.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Was here for dinner with family along with my kids. the experience was ok. It does not have the authentic taste of udipi ( I am not a from the udipi region, my taste for udipi developed from other udipi restaurants in India - Karnataka) Coconut Chutney was a frozen one I beleive, it was not tasting that good. Sambar... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Went out to dinner with a vegetarian. Udipi tastes so good you willn't miss meat. Best to order lots of different dishes and share. Be sure and check on the level of spicy you are comfortable with.

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Thank David D
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158 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

There was nothing wrong with our meal. This is more of a neighborhood restaurant. Casual. Although it is hardly a neighborhood filled with Indian residents. Reassuring was a long table full of about 12 Indian customers. The food looked fantastic. Some of ours did, also. But we made tepid choices. The food was not thrilling. Sauces would help. There were... More 

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Thank Dean1900
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We have been visiting Monroeville once a year for last 8 years and make sure to visit Udipi every time. Never been disappointed. For is amazing. Love the dosas, chutney and sambhar. Chole batura is very tasty and we tried their lunch specials which was good too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4141 Old William Penn Hwy, Monroeville, PA 15146-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Monroeville
  • Phone Number: +1 412-373-5581

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?