Punjab Cafe


322 E Santa Clara St #1909, San Jose
(408) 295-5470



Reviews for Punjab Cafe

I love doing their buffet option. $12.99 per person, not too bad! I always get their rice, butter chicken/chicken tikka masala and their naan! Delicious. Oh and their mango lassi is really good!

Excellent food in and around San Jose, most importantly you won't get bored eating here, unlike other restaurants. We are a regular here for mostly carry out as we live close by, generally order Chicken tikka masala, butter chicken, chicken biryani or lamb biryani. The buffet is good too, only thing we miss in the buffet is the chicken biryani as they changed it to veg biryani. Over all good tasting food and good people run this restaurant.

I'm writing this review as I sit here eating the lunch buffet. All the veg items are so good that I got a second helping of all of them: veg pakora (crispy to perfection), aloo squash and eggplant (strong flavor and soft potatoes), paneer masala (creamy and rich), and dal makhani (hearty and complex). I rarely go back to a buffet for every single dish, so that speaks to the quality of the food. Quick, delicious, and great value. You can't ask for much more. Except for...read full review

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Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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Popular Items

Chicken Tikka Masala$14.99
Boneless white meat chicken tandoori cooked in a rich creamy tomato sauce.
Palak Paneer$12.99
Fresh spinach, homemade cheese and light cream sauce.
Chicken Biryani$13.99
Basmati rice cooked with chunks of chicken, onions, pepper, herbs and spices.
Tandoori Chicken$12.99
Three leg pieces tender chicken marinated in yogurt, spices, baked in the tandoor and sautéed in onions, tomatoes and bell peppers.
Chat Papri (Served Cold)$4.99
Wheat wafers with potatoes, cucumbers, tomato and onion. Garnished with yogurt and tamarind sauce.
Chili Chicken$14.99
Boneless white meat chicken cooked with chili pepper, onions, tomatoes and exotic spices.


Gobi Manchurian$9.99
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