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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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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1177 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1026
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the Bernardo Shopping Center, Madras Café is an outrageously popular South Indian restaurant in Sunnyvale. The ambience of the place is more cafeteria than restaurant. With Indians milling around and a mild scattering of non-Indians, the place is expectedly noisy – not just...More

Thank TMenon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last thing I wanted to have for lunch when you are visiting from India is this. 'Had'o there with colleagues. No complaints. Good dosas.

Thank DebSenapati
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Great place for having pongal, idly, dosa and sambar rice!!!!! Operates like fast food joint, but that doesn't impact the quality and taste of the food. Must try place for any vegetarian person.

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We all were on visit to Apple and Google Corporate Offices and while returning home we decided to have South India. Lunch at Madras Cafe. There was heavy rush and had to wait nearly half an hour to get table for us. Various types of...More

Thank kishoredave
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Asked for chutney 3 times. On 4th time when I complained the waiter banged it on my table. Will never come here again. Terrible restaurant. Ruined entire mood.

1  Thank Yellow M
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I had posted a review of this place last year. This year went again to check if I can stick with my last year’s rating or not. And believe me, the rating remains unchanged. Their dosas, uttapam, and for me jewel in the crown -...More

Thank ravin1958
Reviewed 12 August 2018

My favorite south indian joint in the south bay. Have been here many times, quality has been spot on. Fresh tasty south indian fare without any pretence. Is not the prettiest or fanciest of places, but if you want honest good food, this place deserves...More

Thank meanderingsoles
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We are on a visit to San Jose and are staying for a total of 3 weeks , Had tried various cuisine like Italian, Mexican, Burmese, American etc. At last wanted to taste the South Indian cuisine at San jose. Went to Madras cafe for...More

Thank kalyanakrishnan R
Reviewed 1 July 2018

As always, the Madras Cafe does not fail in filling the stomach of the starving Indian family. With high footfalls, the food is in high circulation and remains fresh all day. I felt almost all the dishes were comparable to their Indian counterpart. Senior citizens...More

Thank AnkurTravography
Reviewed 1 July 2018

It is a wonderful place to have your South Indian platter. We relished the Dosas,uthhappams and medu vadas. They were really nice and tickled our taste buds so much that we ordered a repeat. Filter coffee was great.Service was fast.Meals were hot and fresh.imagine being...More

Thank thaparraman
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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
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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