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Merit Vegetarian Restaurant

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548 Lawrence Expy, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-4001
(408) 245-8988
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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105 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For quality vegan food, this is a perfect place. The dishes and tasty and healthy. The service is excellent.

Thank n_nageswari
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

My daughter loves this place, I was not to sure, but once we got in, it was a different experience. Right from the time they took us to our table to the payment, we felt very welcome, and each member was attending with a smile. The food, one has to have it and enjoy. At the end when they realised... More 

Sunnyvale, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I came here with a friend because he know I was a vegan. I had never heard of this place before. The service was fast and I ordered some mixed vegetables over rice noodles. It was fantastic. I really enjoyed my visit and meal here. I'll be coming back.

Thank Carmenmimi611
Tucson, Arizona
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Whenever a restaurant serves a dish with peas, carrots and green beans, I know the vegetables are frozen not fresh. Merit Vegetarian Restaurant serves plates and entrees that are frozen and not fresh. I ordered the vegan drumstick and was very disappointed. It was very bland, and the "stick" was an oddity. I can't remember the name of the main... More 

Thank ViolaIda
Los Altos, CA
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Everything here is vegetarian and there are multiple pages of menu and hard to chose! Anyways been here few times and food is good but service can be slow so be patient!

Thank dsramesh
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158 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

I had tofu with brown rice. The taste was good. The quantity served was too much for me and probably will be the case for many. The staff was courteous.

Thank NCKM
Bangalore, India
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344 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Merit Vegetarian is a misleading name. It should be Merit Vegan. This Thai-Cambodian-Indian fusion cuisine restaurant located on Lawrence Expressway is surely one of the rare restaurants which serves Vegan South East Asian food. The service and friendliness of the staff is something unique and pleasant. All staff members were constantly checking if everything was okay. They were ever willing... More 

Thank PramodKSrikanth
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

My co-workers and I come here at least once a week, sometimes twice a week :) Customer service and their food deserve A++++++. I think they're a little expensive, but it's worth it since they serve big portions. I recommend this place to anyone who wants to try vegan!!!

Thank Tisha F
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. We just wanted something light to hold us over until dinner. I had the satay salad. It was awesome. The dressing had a nice bite to it! The service was fast and efficient. And the menu had a wide variety of choices that are clearly noted for those with gluten and nut allergies.

Thank Valanncy
Sunnyvale, California
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Had lunch with the wife and a friend. Everyone truly enjoyed there meals from the Pho soup, a noodle sweet potato soup, and a salad. Will go back

Thank rsk538

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 Lawrence Expy, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-4001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: (408) 245-8988

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