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Udipi Cafe

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4141 Old William Penn Hwy, Monroeville, PA 15146-1619
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went out to dinner with a vegetarian. Udipi tastes so good you willn't miss meat. Best to order lots of different dishes and share. Be sure and check on the level of spicy you are comfortable with.

Thank David D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was nothing wrong with our meal. This is more of a neighborhood restaurant. Casual. Although it is hardly a neighborhood filled with Indian residents. Reassuring was a long table full of about 12 Indian customers. The food looked fantastic. Some of ours did, also. But we made tepid choices. The food was not thrilling. Sauces would help. There were... More 

Thank Dean1900
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We have been visiting Monroeville once a year for last 8 years and make sure to visit Udipi every time. Never been disappointed. For is amazing. Love the dosas, chutney and sambhar. Chole batura is very tasty and we tried their lunch specials which was good too.

Thank SAMM3011
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Go for the food, not the ambiance. We visit on a regular basis. Our favorite Indian food in Pittsburgh so far.

Thank johnathompson63101
Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We have stopped at Udupi on every visit to Pittsburgh for the past 20 years. It is consistently excellent, with dishes that have distinctive spicing and are reflective of fresh and authentic South Indian cooking. The place is absolutely nothing to look at but has superb food, attracting a largely (but not exclusively) Indian-American clientele. Such dishes as palak paneer... More 

Thank Stephen R
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Udipi is one if our "go to" Indian restaurants. The food has always been quite good. The place is strictly vegetarian, which is something you should know

Indianapolis, Indiana
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We were desperate for something quick and ethnic and happened to find this place on tripadvisor. It's a little off the beaten path and vegetarian. The dosas are definitely the best items. We had the appetizer sampler and sadly everything was fried. Service is bare minimum. Go for food only. Lots of southern Indians so locals know about it and... More 

Thank Michael B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

If you are in for Indian food, I would recommend this place for you. It serves consistently excellent South Indian and some North Indian preparations. Its pricing are moderate and environment is OK but there has never been compromise on quality of food and service.

Thank sushil988
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Enjoy this little cafe. Huge portions. Delicious. Clean restrooms. Try the onion masala dosa. We had two lunch curries and a masala dosa for $25.

Thank travelerfromrockville
North Arlington, New Jersey
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

I am not very picky in food.. but this place was bad. Unhygienic, bad courtesy and poor quality food. Never again in life time

Thank naveenpratapaneni

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Indian, Vegetarian, Vegan
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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

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