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Chennai Cafe

3301 Preston Rd, Suite 8, Frisco, TX 75034-9052
+1 972-378-1300
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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Closes in 16 min
All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3301 Preston Rd, Suite 8, Frisco, TX 75034-9052
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are new to Indian food this is the perfect place to start. Their buffet has a fantastic variety and all of the dishes are excellent! It is very clean and well set up. LOVE LOVE LOVE this place.

Thank Veggielover42
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Liked appam with sweet coconut, chicken biryani was good .. fish curry was ok Ambience and songs played were good.. gives authentic look and feel

Thank 405anuc
Reviewed March 24, 2017

We've been here a few times now. The lunch buffet is fast when you're in a hurry. The weekend buffet is also quite good. Just your typical indian restaurant in a convenient location.

Thank -CU46
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

We went to try the buffet. It was clean with lots of variety. Everything was labeled, but you really need to know what the dishes are as there were no descriptions. The staff was not very attentive to the tables for drinks etc. Food was...More

1  Thank AbsterHan
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Interesting to see Chennai cafe in Dallas. Good food, good service timings could accommodate late afternoons as we missed our first attempt but later on managed to experience it.

Thank Sajee P
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Great food , well varied between vegetarian to lamb beef chicken and seafood ,clean and fast service the price was very affordable.

Thank Zeina C
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Chennai is south Indian city with its own culinary culture. Chennai Cafe emobodies this culture in their menu. When you enter this establishment, you are awed by the grandiose decor not found in typical Indian restaurant. Wall filled with murals from 18th century iconography. Small...More

1  Thank Kiran V
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Went in for lunch, arrived just before 2pm. Waited to be sat. Cluster of guests trying to pay. The buffet was expansive. The quality of the food was sordid. I could only eat half of the selections. The other half was too dry. If the...More

Thank enam63
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food here . It is definitely not out typical eatery but felt confident the food was closely aligned with authentic flavor based on the customers in the establishment . This restaurant is perfect for a good sampling of authentic southern Indian...More

Thank Alaster83
Reviewed October 25, 2016

My girlfriend and I went here for lunch and although we aren't that familiar with all the wonderful offerings we found everyone very nice and accommodating with all our questions. We loved the buffet and are going to come back soon.

Thank grekgodes
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you offer lunch buffet or thali (combinuation plate)?
August 22, 2016|
Response from BrettMC | Reviewed this property |
Yes to both as I understand it with Saturday and Sundays buffet being more extravagant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3301 Preston Rd, Suite 8, Frisco, TX 75034-9052
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Frisco
  • Phone Number: +1 972-378-1300
  • E-mail
Chennai cafe is an Indian restaurant that specializes on Authentic South Indian cuisines. We have unique dishes that you wouldn't fine anywhere and is complimented by our extensive menu which covers most of the South Indian dishes. Pls come and explore.