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Udipi Cafe

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4141 Old William Penn Hwy, Monroeville, PA 15146-1619
412-373-5581
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 31
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Authentically Indian!

This place offers an authentically Indian experience. Most people who are used to some form of meat in their meal will be surprised by how much of delicious choice a vegetarian menu can offer. The best part is that you can try a variety of things for under $20. Their lunch express menu makes an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
JudahandHannah
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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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English first
Indiana, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This place offers an authentically Indian experience. Most people who are used to some form of meat in their meal will be surprised by how much of delicious choice a vegetarian menu can offer. The best part is that you can try a variety of things for under $20. Their lunch express menu makes an already 'value-for-money' menu even more... More 

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Mississauga
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I agree with most reviewers, this place looks pretty unobtrusive and doubtful from outside, but boy, the food is amazing! There are always lineups and people patiently waiting outside in droves, but its worth the wait. Their location is a winner because it is at the foot of the Balaji Temple, where hindu devotees come from all over N.America. Yes,... More 

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virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Walking into Udipi Cafe immediately transports you to Kashmir. We pulled off of the PA Turnpike seeking adventure and food that wasn't wrapped in paper or came in the box. To our surprise Monroeville has such wonderful India selections that the question becomes, what region in India. We chose Udipi because the reviews were passionate about this place. The passion... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Southern Indian vegetarian to perfection. The best tastes and flavors I've ever had. Numerous dosai to choose from, each of them sublime - although the mysore masala dosai is a favorite. We have never had a bad dish but bangai bartha is to dream of. The rices, particularly the tamarind, is so flavorful. I was reviewing the on-line menu to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Despite its jaded decor , below par cleanliness people go here as the food was decent and this was a good vegetarian restaraunt in Pittsburgh area. Of late this place is going down hill with bad quality of food . Can you imagine a black chappathi in thali? The price of food item is not commensurate with the quality of... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Good variety and fast service. udu vada was not very tasty, otherwise all items were good. an ideal place for eating after a mandir darshan.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I went to Idina several times.Each time the place looks unkempt, and the service is lacking.If you are looking for good Indian food, in an eastern "greasy spoon", this is for you. If you want to eat in a different atmosphere with a date, try another restaurant

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Mississauga
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

its a very busy place, took us almost 30 mins to get a table. food is superb. we tried a couple of dishes and they were all good. service is fast and flawless. good value for money too. the only negative, you feel pressured because so many people are waiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The varieties & taste of South Indian food one gets in this restaurant are outstanding. Some may find it spicy,but that is how real South Indian food should taste. The service is very well organized. Everytime I visit Monroeville,PA I do eat in Udipi Cafe.Waiting to get back there to eat again.

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Piscataway
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Though the place is small and from outside it looks shabby but its nice food and authentic south indian food. They also offer north indian food which is decent in taste. Its very much near to the balaji temple of pittsburgh.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4141 Old William Penn Hwy, Monroeville, PA 15146-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Monroeville
  • Phone Number: 412-373-5581

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?