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Komala Vilas

Indian, Vegetarian, Pakistani
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1020 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3759
408-733-7400
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Today
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Mon 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Fri 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Homely food and service

Very homely preparation and the food was tasty. It was also authentic. The staff were warm and courteous. I will visit again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 25, 2014
NatrajKumar
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Chennai (Madras), India
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14 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chennai (Madras), India
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Very homely preparation and the food was tasty. It was also authentic. The staff were warm and courteous. I will visit again.

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Howell, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The vada was a dry and sambar was good. The atmosphere is very basic with self service. The area has better south indian places

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

On our recent trip to the Bay area from Chicago, we visited this restaurant based on the ads we had seen in the local papers. We were accompanied by our parents from India who had heard rave reviews of the food back home and were eager to sample the same. We were in for a huge disappointment!! The food was... More 

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Milpitas, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We (me and my wife) went here for a sunday lunch. We got to pay first and it came to 21 $ for 2. And we were given a token corresponding to a table. We were served with Rice, Sambar, Rasam, Potato fry, Keerai kootu, Appalam. And none of them tasted good. One needs to ask for more rice if... More 

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Chennai
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130 reviews 130 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Even though we are South Indians, and are experts in making the traditional South Indian dishes, we chose to go there, for a change. But were terribly disappointed!! Earlier, they used to have unlimited thali meals, but now, for the same cost, it is limited...they served one chapathi, bell pepper sambhar, rasam, cabbage koottu, cauliflower and potato curry, pepper gravy,... More 

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Fremont, California, USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Having been in Bay Area for almost 10 years, somehow I missed visiting this restaurant until a friend of mine got me here for lunch. When I got there, there was only one item on menu - fixed price lunch thali. The food was great, comparable to other South Indian restaurants. However, I would say that it tasted very home... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I recently visited San Jose area and I thought I would try this restaurant for dinner based on TA reviews. The food is horrible, the dosa batter was sour, the chutney and sambar were prepared in the morning and they were reusing them for dinner.. The adai aviyal is mediocre, once again the same batter was used. The only good... More 

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Palghat
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I would suggest Komala Vilas for real authentic south Indian meals while in California. The atmosphere is homely and made warm by the staff. I will suggest Komalavilas to all kinds of travelers.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

hi, I always enjoyed komala vilas lunch and always returned. I keep having food here from Mar 2003. the lunch thali is always good and affordable. the salt and spiciness are at the right level. Regards srikanth

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bangalore
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401 reviews 401 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
328 helpful votes 328 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Went with family for evening snacks and coffee.All the items tasts were good and matching to a typical south indian restorent in india.Filter coffee was awsome.Even though place is not great and expensive you will not be dissapointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1020 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3759
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: 408-733-7400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian, Pakistani
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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