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Saravanaa Bhavan

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1305 S Mary Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3029
408-616-7755
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Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Jaipur, India
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106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spacious and good environment for all Indian food. Good variety for south and north pl.This time food was not very spicy. We enjoyed Dosa;Uttapam;Idlis;Puris.Thali was also good

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Chennai
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440 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Extremely well managed restaurant, despite of high volume of customers. The ambiance/decor could be improved. Looks too bare and open. Liquor is not served in this outlet of Saravana Bhavan. The Thaali is superb; with more than adequate quantity. No complains on the quality and taste; it is awesome. Be it single or friends/family, SB offers a wide range of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We tried Chola bhatura - absolutely delicious. Masala paper dosa was also decent. Probably one of the best veg restaurants.

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Thank JackerCrack
Santa Clara, California
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is where I have had the best south indian food in Bay Area so far. Sambar rice, Ghee roast dosa and koothu parathas are a must try. Filter coffee is heavenly. I have never really been disappointed with the food here yet Talking about their service, it can get pretty lousy at times. (and rude)... Sometimes its almost impossible... More 

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Thank priyam g
Santa Clara, California
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

I go here mostly for south Indian thali and I enjoy it. I have also ordered dosa and idli at times. Idlis are hit-or-miss most of the times. Sometimes it is awesome but others, I rather not speak (like today) but dosa and thali is always consistent. I like Mysore bonda as well...really nice!

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Thank VJ V
Saratoga, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This is a good family restaurant that offers tasty but spicy food. The biryani is excellent, but quite spicy.

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Thank sjcphx_musketeer
Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

This place serves very good southern Indian food. I am no expert but the food feels authentic. My friends and I had a good lunch there and we all liked it. I probably will return soon.

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Thank Nanyangview
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Just love the traditional South Indian Vegetarian dishes. Dont miss Poori & Pongal..Best in bay area.

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Baroda
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Went for family lunch. My second visit. Had thaali. Good. But,should have stuck to basic SouthIndian dishes like dhosa,vada etc. Mini idlis were really good.

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Thank ChaitanyaBaroda
Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The food was average, the place was very noisy and service was average. The staff could have been friendlier. The dosas were good, the sambhar could have been better. Pongal was good and so was the filter coffee.

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Thank Shyam S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 S Mary Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3029
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: 408-616-7755

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