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Shri Balaji Bhavan

5655 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77036-2213
713-783-1126
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Ranked #418 of 7,312 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Indian, Vegetarian
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

To be honest I am not even sure what I ate but it was all so good! We ordered A LOT of food and it was all scrumptious! Go and try some new things; at these prices you can afford to experiment. Yum yum yum.

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Houston, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Their Bhel Puri & Dahi Puri is one of the best. If you like spicy then this is the place. We have visited Shri Balaji numerous times and every time the food was excellent. It is reasonably priced as well.

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Houston, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This place is unlike any other in HTX. Its a simple concept: Order, pay, number and pick up food. It's become an institution for dosas, thalis and their to-die-for samosa chaat. Firey and tangy, as it should be. Their home made chai teas are worth the 15 min wait. I've dined here more times than I can count and I've... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Their snacks were so mouth-watering that we ate more than we could digest. We had all the finger foods from bhel puri, Pani puri, sev puri, samosas, vada pav, dahi puri, chats and just too many to mention. Just one thing, please do not try their Pani puri if your stomach is not made of titanium. It's mega spicy and... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

When at the Galleria, we starting searching Trip Advisor for an Indian Restaurant. We found this one and can't say enough about the food. My husband and three family members new to Houston ( all originally from South India) and I really enjoyed the authentic food. The restaurant is very casual; you order at the counter, pay and they deliver... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Food was good but missed the spice and the crispness in the food. The food was average and good to eat and have an healthy lunch / dinner.

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Houston, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

They serve serve Indian vegetarian food. So it is not like eating vegetarian food in a non-vegetarian restaurant (where one never knows if oil is mixed up, or utensils, are mixed up etc.) I am not sure if it is south indian or north or combo but the food is spicy (that is if you tell them - low spice).... More 

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Houston, Texas
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18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Great South Indian food. Good masala dosa. They also have a good combination plate. Reasonably price. But expect long waits

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73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

The dosas here are just superb!! In fact, anything we eat here has always tasted excellent. The place is so busy throughout the day. Once we reached at 9Pm; and they were literally running out of food.!! Superb food. If you want a hole-in-the-wall Indian restaurant, then this is it!!

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

This restaurent serves delicious spicy south indian food at low prices. The only thing that I wish they could improve is the look and feel of the place. The seats are not comfortable and the service is spotty. If you care only about food then its the best.

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Additional Information about Shri Balaji Bhavan

Address: 5655 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77036-2213
Phone Number: 713-783-1126
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Asian, Indian, Vegetarian

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