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Udipi Cafe

5959 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77036-3327
+1 713-334-5555
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  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5959 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77036-3327
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Went there for lunch before i boarded my flight back to India..It was a buffet.The quantity was unlimited,the items were surplus ,the staffs were friendly but the food tasted average..

Thank JayashreeS97
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

They have buffet lunch option but we decided to go for a la carte. I had a Mysore masala dosa and filter coffee and my friend a paper masala dosa . Both portions were substantial and enough for meal. As an appetiser we were served...More

Thank arvind1000
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I have lived most of my life eating true Udupi foods. These varied from Sheera (Sweet Cream of Wheat with Saffron) or Masala Dose, or Puri or a host of other South Indian delicacies. And this is particularly true for the foods from a little...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Food is authentic south Indian- vegetarian- dosa etc. Great taste. Like most Indian places with cheap eats- they all need to improve their rest rooms. Hire someone to clean daily!!

Thank Honest65
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The food was okay but the service was terrible. We went to go eat there for lunch time with a party of 10 and in the middle of eating, the waiter comes by and tells us to keep our voices down! We weren't even loud....More

Thank Sakib L
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Based on reviews was expecting good South Indian food. Quite disappointed. Buffet style with modest SI options. Idlis were hard and on the cold side. Vadas were fresh, crispy but hard as well. Sambhar and rasam were neither Andhra nor Tamil style. I asked for...More

Thank Shree K
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The food on this lunch buffet is fantastic, but the selections are limited. A freshly made masala dosa comes with the meal. It gets crowded - because the food is really good.

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I will start this review by saying that I didn't realize until after I was seated that this was a vegetarian restaurant. Also, it is a buffet, which is not what I wanted. I am unfamiliar with Indian food and wanted to know what I...More

1  Thank Bill J
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We LOVE this place. We will drive 2 hours to come here, we think it is that good. Anytime you go to a retsaraunt specializing in a particular type of ethnic cuisine and the majority of patrons are of that ethniticity, you know you're in...More

Thank Izzabella123
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

They have an excellent lunch buffet at around 9 bucks which is fairly reasonable for the varieties they offer. Staff is extremely courteous and polite which I really like. The food has an authentic Indian taste. Will definitely go again during my next visit.

Thank Rahullikenoother
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5959 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77036-3327
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-334-5555
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