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Udipi Cafe

5959 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77036-3327
+1 713-334-5555
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
8 Sep 2016
“Very average expected better”
18 May 2016
“Good Southern Indian Lunch Buffet”
Closed Now
All hours
Indian, Asian, Vegan Options
5959 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77036-3327
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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 18 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 4 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
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I love this place. As I was trying each dish (which are continually varied) I was trying to figure out which I liked best. Each time I tried one, it was my new favorite. White linen table service for $8.99 and a free Mysore Masala...More

Thank dickerin
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This place serves great veg food, including vada, and south indian tiffin varities, the buffet here provides a good value for money

Thank Baskar_Raman
Reviewed 20 January 2015

A very nice and decent place if you wish to have vegetarian food..the mysore masala dosa was good and best was it welcome drink rasam the "soup" which increased the appetite so that you can drink as many bowl of sambhar which took all the...More

3  Thank Nikhil S
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

Had the buffet on Sunday. Excellent food, ample, tasty rava dosas. Very much value of money. Always visit whenever I am in Houston

2  Thank mvprasad42
Reviewed 9 June 2014

I was surprised by the quality of the food at this place. Coz the places looks really dingy and shabby so I was apprehensive to try it at first. But I am glad I did give it a shot. I like their north indian food...More

2  Thank lovetoraveltheworld
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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