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Madras Cafe

1177 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1026
+1 408-737-2323
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1177 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1026
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a South Indian place this is not worth it. Terrible service and long lines. Not worth it there are better places in Sunnyvale

Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here day before (Sunday, March 25th) for lunch and it was a mixed bag of an experience. We were in Sunnyvale to by a van and by the time we were done with it was 4.20 pm. The options for Indian food at...More

Thank grandhirk
Reviewed 16 March 2018

I have been here about 5 times. First time by myself to see what the fuss was about. Each other time I was brought here by a fellow Indian who was raving about it. Nothing changed each time. Same disorderly crowd and elbowing strategies needed...More

Thank Murali D
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is not a place for romantic candle light dinner - this is for eating authentic south Indian food. The place is quite popular and crowded. You place your order, pay and then wait to be called. The process is very efficient. The food is...More

Thank R A
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Situated in the heart of the Silicon Valley, this South Indian restaurant is usually crowded at dinner time. Known for its authentic taste, this a good place for Indian food.

Thank divya2866
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The food at this place is very nice but the wait times are not. On a afternoon you can expect to wait for 20mins to get a table.

1  Thank sachmanik c
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

You order before you take a seat. Food comes out super quick. Dosas are huge and taste pretty good. You get this with 3 chutneys and a sambar. All the chutneys are spot on, we also ordered the mini idlis and medhu vada...solid all around....More

Thank AP_Phoenix_2005
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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