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Chaat Cafe

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834 Blossom Hill Rd, San Jose, CA 95123
+1 408-225-2233
11:30 - 21:30
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San Jose
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't let the strip-mall setting fool you. The food is tasty and fresh. Most item are well priced, but a full dinner is a little pricey.

Thank UnregisteredUser2013
San Francisco, California
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143 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Easy to access and no waiting for tables. The menu is large and varied and the food is extremely good and well-cooked and cheap.

Thank sateeshl2016
San Jose, California
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Service was excellent. Very friendly fellow taking the orders, explained things when we had questions, allowed us to customize the item we wanted to. The food? Not so hot. We started with the Aloo Tiki. The patties were fresh, hot and fairly tasty. The chutney that came with the patties confused me...it had garbanzo beans in it. Not at all... More 

Thank X Y
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802 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 596 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We went to this restaurent 2-3 times on our trip to US.For me cont miss chat items and irresistable.Pani puri,sev puri chole bhature were delicious.Crowded during week ends and parking facilities are good.Overall recommended for family even though place is not very big.But you have to wait after order is taken

Thank chandra shekar s
Gilroy, California
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The food is consistently delicious. The portions are a good size. The $5 lunch specials are a bargain. Today I had Cholay Bhature a dish made with chickpeas which had just the right amount spice . The butter chicken wrap is also a favorite. Good Indian food is hard to find on this side of town and Chaat Cafe has... More 

Thank Scamboe
San Jose, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Good solid place for naan bread and tandoori chicken. It gets a little crowded at dinner time, because it is good. A great place to stop if you don't have a lot of time.

Thank Art1560
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

This is a sort of fast food Indian cafe. Many meals do not offer basic rice side dish, and therefore you must pay extra.. Same with yogurt...nana etc. Good food and a little in the spicy side. Too hot for my wife's taste...but not mine. Be sure to check if you want extras... Not too much more expensive... Example...plain yogurt... More 

Thank Hal D
San Jose, California
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Placed a to-go order, so sat with a beer while waiting. Restaurant is clean and was not crowded, plenty of seating. Good menu selection, price was definitely good. Staff was very friendly. Food took a moderate time, but that was ok with us as we did have a decent sized order. Got home and was thoroughly impressed with our dinner.... More 

Thank Lori S
San Jose, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

The $5 lunch specials during the weekdays are superb. Great portion size, tasty, and very healthy. Use the green sauce!

Thank Gregory L
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Good portions of average food. They have an informal seating arrangement and average service. It's Indian fast food with average food.

Thank Patel G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 834 Blossom Hill Rd, San Jose, CA 95123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-225-2233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?