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Vik's Chaat Corner

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2390 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-2402
+1 510-644-4432
11:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am writing to compliment their plain dosa It is by far the best I've had in the Bay Area. There are some fancier restaurants in SF that claim to make good Dosa but in reality those restaurants are not as good nor as authentic as Viks when it comes to real Indian food. Cheap, clean, Yummy ! I really... More 

Thank sornam j
Toronto, Canada
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for lunch and ordered dosas and chaat all the dishes were very good the place is very very busy long lineups so get there early..Wish I had tried the meat dishes was afraid they might have been spicy

Thank P T
Berkeley, California
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257 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

My wife and I go to Vic’s often for lunch rather than dinner (since they close at 6 PM M-Th) and I habitually order more food than I should. You may have a wait in line to order, you sit at cafeteria-style metal-topped tables, the restaurant can be quite boisterous, you pick up your order or orders, and bus your... More 

Thank Andreas G
Berkeley, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Vik's is a fun place for lunch. You can watch the good being prepared, which is always interesting. If you enjoy Indian food, Vik's is a must!

Thank Sam H
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious.. reminds me of my days in India! The fluffy chicken biryani, scrumptious samosas snd yummy mango lassi.

Thank Floreida
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

A true gem of an Indian restaurant providing a huge variety of delicacies. They also have a shop in the front selling Indian groceries. The have a great variety if Indian sweets which are very tempting. We ordered a whole bunch if smaller plates to taste more. Everything was incredible. Had a great time including the 5 year old kid.

Thank AJ_Neil
Rapid City, South Dakota
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238 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We were drawn by the great reviews to try this eatery and we were underwhelmed. Having travelled in India and lovers of Indian food, Vik's had some winners and losers. The biggest loser was the lamb dish that was full, and I mean full, of bones. Large bones, medium size bones, and small bones. There were more bones than meat.... More 

Thank Rutman
Oakland, California
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

You can't miss with Viks if you're craving lipsmacking indian street food. It maybe tame for some FOB indians , but is great for most resident indians and other folk.

Thank injunplanna
Albany, California
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My go-to Indian restaurant for quality eats @ fair prices. Noisy and crowded but that all fades when you're eating Masala dosas with spaghetti squash mixed into the potatoes and peas, downing cool rose lassis and crunching on perfectly fried fresh fish. Drool.

Thank Leah C
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to have good from across the India. Choley Bhatoorey are the best. Lamb and chicken dishes are good. Try Fish pakora if you like something spicy.

Thank shaimpy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Fast food, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2390 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-2402
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-644-4432

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