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590 E Chatham St, Cary, NC 27511-6955
+1 919-465-0898
Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Key West, Florida
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132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place has hands down the best indian buffet in the triangle. don't like the price hike on the weekend for the same thing but its still worth a trip here. Staff is friendly and the food is excellent.

Thank EcoTraveler13
1 review
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Nice selection of south indian vegetarian food. Could also order dosa from the menu if needed. Probably the best south indian vegetarian option in the Raleigh Cary area.

Thank Bij T
Level Contributor
155 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Was surprised at the quality & variety of South Indian food served in US. The Restaurant opens at 11 am & closes at 10 pm. .There is a good crowd especially on a Saturday. Was surprised to see over 60% of the customers were American.There is a Buffet Brunch with at least 25 dishes. Idly, Vada Dosa,Uthappa & Many rice... More 

Thank RbellBangalore
Level Contributor
39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Good south Indian food; but never ever try to order anything other than typical south Indian items. we ordered fried rice from their "Indo-Chinese" menu and guess what it was a rice saute fried in few veggies and lot of oil, and was missing basic ingredients of typical Chinese fried rice. And another big joke is that they served it... More 

2 Thank Deepak K
tinton falls, nj
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202 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

the last time we went, it was a buffet. And this time it was a dinner. All items were fresh and there was a homemade feel to them. All food was 'mild' and that really helped our kiddo. So very nice on that aspect. udipi special spring dosa - ok, but not something I would order again puri bhaji -... More 

Thank kalla78
Raleigh, North Carolina
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is the best representation of an authentic Indian eatery for the uninitiated. A multitude of Dosas, Uttapam, puri and Gobi Manchuria to name a few items are on the menu. It's all vegetarian, so westerners - there's no beer or wine, but you can substitute with mango lassi. It's closed on Mondays, but open all days other - including... More 

Thank CSItraveller
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134 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I had been hearing about Udupi for a long time, and finally decided to try it with some vegetarian friends for lunch. I was pleasantly surprised by the lunch buffet and my friends could eat anything. Here is what I especially liked--the table in the center of the room with all the chutneys and seasonings away from the main buffet... More 

Thank LR B
Key West, Florida
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132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

this place is the best, they have awesome food, their buffet's for lunch are the best deal in town. We eat here all the time, strongly recommended.

1 Thank EcoTraveler13
Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

My favorite place for a lunch buffet. Everything has always been delicious and full of flavor and spice. A little pricey, but worth it. It's cheaper on the weekdays than the weekends and the selection changes, but I have never been disappointed!

Thank Nicole M
North Carolina
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183 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Arrived after 2 PM and was worried the buffet would not have a full assortment but was not the case. Fresh refills were brought out and several people arrived 30 minutes after we got there. Polite service and a good vegetarian offering.

1 Thank Ccart

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 E Chatham St, Cary, NC 27511-6955
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-465-0898

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