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Universal Market

905 W Dove Ave, McAllen, TX 78504-3502
+1 956-631-4414
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Great Indian food”
29 Oct 2017
“4 of us went for Lunch”
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
905 W Dove Ave, McAllen, TX 78504-3502
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Indian food, both buffet and menu. They feature great rice, curries, masala, and vegetable dishes. We try to eat there at least once every 2-3 weeks. Casual, small setting. Popular with the locals. $10-15 per most orders including $10.99 buffet. Indian market attached.

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We went for lunch and two had the buffet while two ordered off the menu. The cook to order and both folks with menu items were happy. The two with the buffet also enjoyed their lunch. We also had nan bread with raisins and nuts...More

Thank txtfa001
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This place has a great buffet, great flavors and very affordable prices with whole day buffet for 9.99 .. The owner is not really the most friendly person and staff does not really something .. The food is good .. and your cloth will carry...More

Thank KaiUWulff
Reviewed 30 June 2016

A couple things about Universal Market: The service here is super, super slow, and several of the waiters don't really seem to know what they are doing. Just be forewarned. I think that the management changed, or the cooks changed in the last year. When...More

Thank Max F
Reviewed 24 March 2016

My wife and I love Indian food and decided to try this place out when Taste of India (RIP) closed. The restaurant is part of a small ethnic store. The restaurant is very narrow and long and probably has 15 total booths. The service here...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The restaurant is one aisle with seven or eight four-person booths on either side. When we arrived only two of the booths had two people seated. We chose our spot and then noticed that the booth immediately next to ours was full of dirty dishes....More

Thank JGT4
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Had a wonderful time at this restaurant. Very good service and food made to order and set to your preference as far as spiciness. Warning, I like spicy food and chose medium and it was perfect. Since food is made to order it is not...More

Thank MJM_62_DP
Reviewed 8 January 2016

When my favourite Taste of India closed for good, I was beyond sad...as I read reviews about indian food, I noticed one reviewer said they found this place when a note was left at the Taste of India...It was a clue to the next adventure!!!...More

2  Thank FiannaWarrior
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Had previously eaten at Taste of India which is now closed so ate here. For a small buffet they had a decent selection of dishes. The chicken was white meat and a little dry for my taste but otherwise everything was good. I like spicy...More

1  Thank Alison S
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Ok spread tends to repeat the same menu which makes it a bit boring, I wish they keep the menu changing more often.

1  Thank Premkumar M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 W Dove Ave, McAllen, TX 78504-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-631-4414
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