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Chaat Cafe

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320 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107-1213
+1 415-979-9945
11:00 - 00:00
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have options to make entrees a meal which comes with naan and veggie preparation of the day. The naan was soft and tender. The gravy and daal were savory. Among the appetizers I tried Pappri chaat and Paneer pakora, both were delicious. Servers were really polite.

Thank Anupam S
1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Poor service, Terrible staff and stale food! I ordered a salmon tandoori and they brought me raw salmon, when I told waitress she disrespectfully removed the plate and brought dry chicken instead

Thank Salman A
Georgetown, Texas
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Clean, great service, delicious tasty authentic Indian menu. We thoroughly enjoy their food preparation and service. The noon time crowd suggests that many others do as well. We migrate to the roti naan and garlic naan, chicken tikka masala. The Tandoor Mixed Grill will easily satisfy two, it's our choice for a great lunch. The curry 'heat' level is appropriate... More 

Thank 510dele
Cairo, Egypt
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I've been there several times, each time I discover a better plate that the previous one, you should try the Chicken Tikka masala (dinner), big portions and value for money. The place itself is a cozy and all the waiters are very helpful, the kitchen makes a very tasty food, it's hard to find mild plates, yet there are some... More 

Thank AhmedAdelYoussef
Warrington, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Tasty authentic curries, with plenty vegan-friendly options. We opted for a biriani and vegetable curry, both were very good and not overly hot ,just right. Service was good and waiters were friendly. A good find, and not overly pricey either.

Thank The_Gilberts_SAUK
Redmond, Washington
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Visited and found place is wide open and positive was their late opening times. Server guy was good and efficient. Ordered samosa chat. Karhai chicken and allo paratha with nan.... Nothing was good ... nan were cold which we have to replace with fresh one and then biggest problem we got is my wife got a big piece of broken... More 

Thank ATIQ K
El Cajon, United States
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167 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

And we were in a hurry, the place was wide open for seating, and we jumped in for some dinner. It was OK, nothing great, but authentic enough, certainly spicy enough, and made for a decent dinner for a moderate price.

Thank William C
Bengaluru, India
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93 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Had my lunch here during my SFO visit, not bad food. Priced little on the higher side obviously due to the location. Can't expect authentic Indian taste, however was good enough in a place like SFO. Had good spread to chose from even for Vegetarians

Thank Venkatraman N
Redwood City, California
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This place lot of good options. From chaats to main course. Good for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. I like their Chhole Bhature a lot. I did not like their desserts at all, very bad!

Thank akshatnair
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I had the spicy ground chicken kabob wrapped in naan bread. It was a little spicy but not heavily spicy. It came with a cucumber salad that was very refreshing after the spicyness of my sandwich.

Thank Jeffrey T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Pakistani, Indian, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107-1213
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-979-9945

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

Staying in SoMa

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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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