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Udupi Cafe

1636 N Scottsdale Rd, Tempe, AZ 85281-1512
(480) 994-8787
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Albuquerque, NM
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

What a delicious menu! All my favorite foods from South India! Uttapams, Idlis, sambar, sweet lassis, upma, and more dosa varieties than I have ever seen offered in the USA. And they are all so delicious! The décor is basic café décor but who needs a fancy place if the food is so good! Go, eat, try new things, you... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Udupi is a vegetarian Indian restaurant...and don't let that keep you away! The food is consistently excellent. Wonderful, complex flavors, very fresh, great variety. The lunch buffet has many items, including salad, soups, a bar of chutneys and sauces, several entrees, rice, different breads, and desserts. Hot dosas (crispy crepe-like "bread" filled with potatoes) are brought fresh to your table.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Being a South Indian went by the name of the Place Udupi a famous South Indian town but definitely not up to the taste. Sambar is not at all close and also the Masala for Dosa and Poori is same and Poori looks different. Managed eat with some Chutney . Too much Oily Dosa's. Will never ever go back. If... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

You will love this place if you love Indian food. Always delicious and the lunch buffet changes daily. If you go for dinner the portions are generous so you will have a great lunch left over for the next day.

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Yuma, Arizona
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A nice place in a small strip mall. The appetizer we had was very good, the samosa was tasty coupled with a tasty chickpea donut and a potato pancake with tasty sauces to dip into. We enjoyed a Thali very much, there was enough for two of us. The Dal was also very tasty. Two Mango Lassi's and we were... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Ate in Udupi for the first time. The food was very good, service attentive and friendly. The portions were much larger than expected. Therefore, we took home a lot. We will be back

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Scottsdale
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3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I eat at this restaurant almost once every week. I really love the food it's one of the only Indian restaurants I've found in the valley that actually makes the food spicy! The service is great all the waiters are very kind and helpful just good people! Love this place don't think twice about trying it out!

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Tucson, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

During a visit to Scottsdale, I was searching for Indian restaurants. I came across Udupi and decided to give it a try. I thought the food was really good and the price was right. I will definitely return here for food on my next trip.

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Bengaluru
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438 reviews 438 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Masala dosa served with the buffer was very good. Other south indian items were good. Jamoon was a little hard but tasty. Rice pudding was good. The other sweet badusha was very sweet. Papad and Vegetable pakoda was good. Rice and sambar was ok. an improve on some of the items like rasam, lemon rice paratas,daal and curry items. Potato... More 

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Davis, California
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194 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I am not a vegetarian and all of the previous Indian restaurants I've experienced have had meat selections, my favorites usually being Tandoori chicken and chicken tika marsala. However, this serve-yourself buffet restaurant is very good, with a nice variety of tasty dishes made with potatoes, cauliflower, peas, spinach, carrots, garbanzos and other, and served with a huge, heated chunk... More 

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Additional Information about Udupi Cafe

Address: 1636 N Scottsdale Rd, Tempe, AZ 85281-1512
Phone Number: (480) 994-8787
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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