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Sunnyvale's 4 best spots to score inexpensive Indian eats

Madras Cafe | Photo: Truc T./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 02, 2020.

Looking for a sublime Indian meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Indian restaurants around Sunnyvale, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

1. Madras Cafe

Photo: Truc T./Yelp

Topping the list is Madras Cafe. Located at 1177 W. El Camino Real in Washington, the Indian and vegetarian spot is the most popular low-priced Indian restaurant in Sunnyvale, boasting four stars out of 1,616 reviews on Yelp.

Yelper Thea L., who reviewed Madras Cafe on Dec. 12, wrote, "Great vibes and great food, a go-to for South Indian food."

On the menu look for items like dosa and kesari.

2. Delhiwala Chaat

Photo: Meera O./Yelp

Next up is East Murphy's Delhiwala Chaat, situated at 296 N. Fair Oaks Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 266 reviews on Yelp, the food truck, Indian and vegetarian spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option.

The food truck opened in October 2017 and serves authentic, street-style Indian Chaat and snacks.

3. Delhi Chaat

Photo: Anand G./Yelp

Ponderosa's Delhi Chaat, located at 603 Old, San Francisco RD, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive street vendor and Indian spot four stars out of 306 reviews.

The spot creates vegetarian dishes with organic spices and has been around for more than ten years.

4. Abhiruchi

Photo: Abhiruchi/Yelp

Abhiruchi, an Indian, vegetarian and breakfast and brunch spot in Ponderosa, is another cheap go-to, with four stars out of 135 Yelp reviews. Head over to 893 E. El Camino Real to see for yourself. 

The south Indian spot serves up thali, tiffins and snacks, plus dosa, vada and tamarind rice.


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