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Shalimar in Sunnyvale

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I recently noticed that the cursed Indian restaurant on El Camino in Sunnyvale (formerly Udupi Palace, Karaikudi, Chaat Cafe, Cafe Mumbai) now has a sign saying it's Shalimar, an Indian/Pakistani restaurant. Does anyone know if this Shalimar is related to the one in San Francisco? I checked out their website and it says they have a Santa Clara location coming soon.

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  1. Yes, this is the same Shalimar that's in San Francisco and Fremont.

    I ate there with a big group of coworkers last Friday - good stuff!

    Lila

    1. Where exactly is it in Sunnyvale?

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      1. re: Currysf

        It's at 1146 W El Camino Real.

        If you go, please report back and let us know how it was!

      2. Really? It's changed again? Cafe Mumbai did not last long but it was dreadful, hence no report here. Having a branch of SF Shalimar so close to me could be quite a treat. I hope to try it soon and report here, but need to get back to Biryani Paradise first!

        Michael

        1. Thanks for the scoop on this. It is indeed run by the same folks as the one in San Francisco. Based on my limited experience (one meal at each location) the food is just as good. This is a great addition to the neighborhood!

          Michael

          1. Went last night. Cafeteria style service..order at the counter, cash only which you pay after the meal. Great place for kids as it is super causal and noisy. The food is well above average, not memorable...like eating at someone's house. A good alternative for a quick cheap meal. The place was super busy but there was plenty of seating.