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Punjab Cafe

322 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113-1909
+1 408-295-5470
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“papadum” (2 reviews)
“garlic naan” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
322 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113-1909
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I ordered close to 32$ in food. What was delivered (the receipt said) was just under 15. I can not eat spicy, I was delivered spicy (said so on the receipt. I ordered lamb, I got chicken. I did not get the other three items...More

Thank Beanbag109
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We live close by and can walk to this restaurant. They are open until 10 pm and have 2 buffets, a lunch and a later evening one. They were first a little hole in the wall, then expanded and now remodeled so the kitchen is...More

Thank mariamhennessy
Reviewed 26 December 2017

I have been a periodic visitor to this place for a few years now and deemed that time is ripe for a review of their buffet. This is a popular eatery and patronized by the local college students and office workers. 1. Service: 5 stars...More

Thank smaven
Reviewed 10 October 2017

love this place, their food is always good & consistent. whether you order ala carte or go with their buffet doesnt make any difference. so flavorful. The owner Bobbi is very nice & his servers are very friendly. their chicken or fish tikka masala is...More

Thank BakasyonZ
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This tiny hole in the wall in a slightly grubby strip mall was a huge surprise. I kind of hate to share how good it is, because it's not crowded, not expensive and really, really delicious. We were there on a friend's recommendation, dinner. We...More

Thank Ham_a_Lot_SJ
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This place offers a good lunch buffet for $9.99 (not including tax and tip). The food is decent for the price. You biggest concern would be the food coma after eating all the food :p If you come in for dinner, get the combo! It...More

Thank Meng Yan L
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Ordered lentil chicken and parathas, never expected the food to be so tasty, also got a bowl of basmati rice free,may be part of the chicken dish. If food is what matters to you and not the ambiance , then this place could be for...More

Thank Arindam D
Reviewed 10 June 2017

One of our favorite places, and they are expanding! We love the buffet, and they are so patient with toddlers & kids. We usually come in a group, and the kids always make a mess, but all staff are polite, patient, and friendly. We can...More

Thank rmromandia
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Good lunch buffet. Excellent price. Chicken tikka masala met expectations. Good dessert also. Restaurant is under construction with ceiling torn apart. This makes the dining environment a little bit stressful.

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I go many times to this place as it is close to my place. They have good buffet on Saturday. Students also get discount at this place

Thank nazishaikh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113-1909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-295-5470
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