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Chaat Bhavan - El Camino

976 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3745
+1 408-795-1100
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good52%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“chaat” (11 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“indian food” (13 reviews)
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Asian, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
976 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3745
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Vegetarian
"The food is vegetarian and well made."
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2. Home made style
"It is pure vegetarian so no need to worry about other stuffs."
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3. Local Ingredients
"hi, I enjoyed this restaurant in March 2013"
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

I visited Chaat Bhavan the first time in Fevruary and like the food so much that I made it a point to go there again this time. I went with my friends and we had Paneer Paratha, Chana Bhatura, Bhel and Masala Chhas. The food...More

Thank theparthlesstraveled
Gary S, Owner at Chaat Bhavan - El Camino, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

It means so much that you'd recommend us! We're thrilled to hear the food was just as good the second time as it was the first -- look forward to having you back again. Till then, Team at Chaat Bhavan

Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is always busy with lot of Indian families vying for space to enjoy the eating out. We got a table after waiting for about 20 minutes. Despite the terribly busy atmosphere, the steward was very active and attentive. The order did not take...More

Thank nsr2956
Gary S, Owner at Chaat Bhavan - El Camino, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Thanks very much for the compliments! It's wonderful to hear you had an excellent dining experience. We'd certainly love to have you back again. Till then, Team at Chaat Bhavan

Reviewed April 23, 2018

Dont expect anything exotic. Just normal Indian soul food - north Indian. Price is good so you wont feel a pinch

Thank Wander_Lust1969
Gary S, Owner at Chaat Bhavan - El Camino, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Wander_Lust1969, glad you're a fan of our food! Drop by anytime you're craving a solid meal. Take care till then! Best, Team at Chaat Bhavan

Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

We were visiting friends in San Jose and they wanted us to try some Indian food that they think is much like their home. I’m not sure of the names of the dishes but they were very good. The service was good but parking was...More

Thank william Y
Gary S, Owner at Chaat Bhavan - El Camino, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Bill, it's so wonderful your friends brought you to our spot and that you loved everything! We hope you'll join us for another meal the next time you're in Sunnyvale. All the best till then! Best, Team at Chaat Bhavan

Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Great food. Especially hara bara bel. Nice breads. Very authentic it seems. Child friendly. Nice relaxed atmosphere.

Thank BRider1
Gary S, Owner at Chaat Bhavan - El Camino, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thanks for appreciating so much of what we do here! Hope you can join us for another authentic and tasty bite soon. Until the next plate, Team at Chaat Bhavan

Reviewed July 20, 2017

Went there after saree shopping next door because we were fmished! Should have gotten a clue when we walked in but we were so hungry .. We did not get that lovely spice smell that you get in all the Indian restaurants when you walk...More

Thank shez369
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

This is our common hangout place for Indian chats and we love it. They have limited variety but the food is awesome. Do not forget to order vada paav appetizer. This is vegetarian restaurant.

Thank Narasimha B
Gary S, Owner at Chaat Bhavan - El Camino, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Narasimha, we love being your go-to spot whenever you're craving some chat! Thanks for recommending our vada pav. We hope to see you again real soon. Best, Team at Chaat Bhavan

Reviewed May 29, 2017

As name suggested walked in the place, table was given, once settled my daughter and I smelled of Urine smell in restaurant. Close observation found door to rest room was not well closed, just like in and out flap door with open space at top...More

Thank Paresh V P
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Poor service, no apology for wrong order and being given the same thing with corrections made this a forgettable experience for me. Would not recommend. The falooda kulfi had more whipped cream than kulfi.

Thank divya2866
Reviewed May 4, 2017

This place has the best chaat in the city with very reasonable rates. Tried Pani puri, Dahi puri and pav bhaji. they are the best in the city. But, beware going on weekdays. Taste is awesome during weekends but not that good on weekdays. i...More

Thank Krishna K
Gary S, Owner at Chaat Bhavan - El Camino, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Thanks for being a big fan of so many of the plates we serve, Krishna. It's been about a year since you left your feedback, and we hope we can look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes, Team at Chaat Bhavan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 976 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3745
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-795-1100
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Energized by a passion for serving and a love of Indian cuisine, Chaat Bhavan - El Camino is more than a restaurant -- it's a way of life. Specializing in northern and southern Indian delicacies, we have over 70 dishes on our menu with an emphasis on vegetarian fare. In our bright, vibrant dining room, guests are treated more like friends than customers. Join us for our lunch buffet, reserve a table for a celebratory dinner, or hire us to cater your next party. Whatever the occasion, we look forward to sharing our zest for India's traditions with you.
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