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Indian Street Cafe

927 E Arques Ave, #141, San Jose, CA 94085-4521
+1 669-246-5034
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“masala” (3 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
927 E Arques Ave, #141, San Jose, CA 94085-4521
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The food here is good and the ambiance is a theme with indian Auto-rickshaws. If you plan to be here, try their Sliders - They are really worth it. We tried their street creations - black pepper and masala and they were really tasty and...More

Thank Ashlesh
Reviewed 23 February 2018

The interior of the place has tables that are built in to an old Ambassador car and autorickshaws! The "tables" are benches giving it an old-school feel. Food was pretty tasty and not too expensive. The Dal was mild and did not have an overdose...More

Thank sraghura
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Every two weeks or so I have reason to be in the San Jose area. We always eat at Indian Street Cafe. I was just there today and Sunni, the owner and host, showed us a lavish buffet of Indian favorites including home baked Naan....More

Thank jcbt
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have been there a few times. I have taken 3 Indian friends who really liked the place. I believe it is a Tamil type restaurant. Sitting on the benches is a bit off putting, but you won't remember it for long. The staff is...More

Thank ebandari
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Such a well thought out interior with desi music. The food is fusion street food with choices like spicy omelette, chat items, lamp chops burgers and plaintain fries. The deviled eggs tasted delicious with the sauces. Chai was tasty too. A hidden gem

1  Thank art-scuba
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very clean and the staff were friendly which is why I'll give it a 3 star. The food however was terrible. I've been to a lot of Indian restaurants and this was at the bottom of my list in terms of the...More

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The interiors keep changing, recently we went and there about 6 just front portion of a rickshaw or tuk tuk to give it a different look/ appeal. Looked a bit odd in a reataurant but the kids loved it. Food is good we tried a...More

Thank M V
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Might not be ritzy, might be a tad disorganized visually, but the food is really, really good. Our first meal was curries. Second visit two weeks later, we had parotta w spinach and cheese. (GREAT for kids , a combination of pizza and papusas but...More

Thank jcbt
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Ambience is decent...Had dinner there for the first time...appetizer ordered were Chapati Pizza-Street Tikki Chat and Street dabeli....just okay....then.masala dosa, sarson saag with makki roti and country masala curry with Lacha paratha...masala dosa was good....both curry n saag just OK and Breads (makki roti and...More

Thank amcos
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Went there for dinner. The choices of veg food were great. The taste was good. It was served fresh. The ambience is good too. Their service needs serious improvement though. They should set expectations about how long would it take to prepare a dish. The...More

Thank NCKM
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 927 E Arques Ave, #141, San Jose, CA 94085-4521
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 669-246-5034
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