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Chaat Cafe

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1902 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1024
+1 510-845-1431
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb curry” (3 reviews)
“chaat” (6 reviews)
“naans” (3 reviews)
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11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1902 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1024
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11 - 20 of 35 reviews

Reviewed October 10, 2014

We are regulars for this location.Excellent Fesh Halal Food for a reasonable price.Service is great.We love their Tandoori Chicken Sandwich and chat.

Thank Aziz A
Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

We found this place by chance. They make fresh naan. We got a grill plate and recommended to get a teriyaki dip next to it. It was delicious. The naan came also with garlic.

Thank Sinem T
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Adjacent to a market, this is not a 'fancy' restaurant with servers or tablecloths. It is clean, offers interesting food and taste great! Wish there is in my home town...

Thank fromAmonHen
Reviewed June 30, 2013

This was recommended to us by friends - the salmon wrap was YUMMMMMMY! They also suggested we get the tandoori chicken - another YUMMMMMY plate! Wish we lived in the Bay Area - we'd eat here a lot!!

Thank MKing614
Reviewed June 4, 2013

We visited Berkeley in May 2013 for a festival at ISKCON temple and we just decided to explore the city by walk. We happened to came across this place and decided to give it a try. Food served was uneven spicy - some were less...More

Thank vinehand
Reviewed March 1, 2013

Great fast Indian food that could explain the growth and success of this new franchise in the bay area. We chose curried chicken, lamb curry, and butter chicken. All were excellent, the latter boasting an especially tangy taste. Portions were generous, particularly since we opted...More

4  Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Reviewed December 19, 2012

Great food at a great price! Had the Chaat for the first time. It was ok, but the butter chicken was outstanding!

Thank MLee_808
Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

My family and I came to Berkeley to do some wedding shopping since they have really nice designer clothing Indian boutiques here...after we were done doing our shopping we decided to have lunch at this restaurant...I have ordered the lamb curry with rice...the food didn't...More

Thank poonamsingh815
Reviewed July 15, 2012

u go to this place if u want mediocre cheap indian food that comes in a combo plate. you can get chicken with rice, naan, and cucumber salad for around $10. the location is on the corner of mlk, not the best, but if u...More

Thank kdyUsa
Reviewed June 10, 2012

The food was all excellent and the portions very generous. I could not eat everything. The chicken tikka plate was delicious and is enough food for two people! The food is all freshly prepared and even if you are unsure you like Indian cuisine, give...More

Thank jpjane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1902 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1024
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-845-1431
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