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Reviewed 5 December 2021

The restaurant entrance is simple and has 2 saloons, The staff is very attentive and well trained, they come check many times along the meal.Sometimes a bit slow in bringing plates and replace water bottles but overall, better than most of Singaporean restaurants. They look...to check if someone is to ask something. The food was very good. We had a mini-meal and a dough soaked in a curry. We can taste 3 different kinds of rice in the mini-meal, plus it is a very fulfilling meal... price is reasonable also. Recommend if you want to go for a vegan meal.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 22 September 2021

My absolute go-to place for Dosa. They are generous with ghee thus the piping hot dosa arrives to the table crispy, every time. With daily menu specials, you will never get bored eating at MTR as they have so many various options to try out....Each meal was satisfying and leaves you craving to come back for more. Highly recommend anyone and everyone to try, at least once. No regrets!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 11 August 2021 via mobile

Most authentic South Indian menu, must try my favourite - rasam vada, rava idli, masala dosa, bisi bele bath, end with a cup of filter coffee. Now, that's called Satisfaction !

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 25 July 2021

Amazingly Luscious Food. I went there with my Family and we were there for 2-3 times. We enjoyed our every order. The different styles of Dosa, Uttapam, Coffee everything was mouth watering. And the atmosphere was also very nice for the entire family. We would...like to visit there again, if, we ever visit Singapore in future.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 9 July 2021

The food is good, and the service is satisfactory. The only issue is the ordering process. The cash counter is at the entrance and you need to order the food and pay before are seated. The causes a bit of a bottle neck as the...customers are waiting in line as some customers who are not familiar with the menu will take more time to order. They have the menus with pictures of the food to identify and are huge binders. MTR Has spent good money to produce them. Instead, they should have some sort of a terminal at the table to order and pay so that the customer can sot at the table first and order at their pace. If there use terminals, it will be easy to change and produce those expensive menu binders.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 8 July 2021 via mobile

This was my second visit to MTR Restaurant and am impressed by the their strict observance of the heightened alert phase 3 sitting arrangements as well as temperature taking and Trace Token measures. Easy to get here as it is just 2 bus stops after...Tekka Market and opposite the Sri Srinivasa Temple. If taking the North East line, alight at Farrer Park Station and take exit G. We ordered 2 Rava Dosa and 1 chow chow bath and 2 Masala teas. We really enjoyed the paper thin Rava Dosa served with a warm sambar sauce and minty sauce. The chow chow we ordered consists of 2 items - a sweet dessert made from semolina and milk, and the other a savory item. Place is very hygienic though service is spotty. It took 3 reminders before our masala teas were served. The food is good and for an early evening, it was well patronised.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 June 2021

We ordered food tonight from MTR (Home Delivery). We received the items packed well in containers and had a very satisfying dinner. Timely delivery and as always very delicious. Though we miss the lively ambience of MTR as there is no dining-in service owing to...the current pandemic situation, we didn’t miss tasting the authentic MTR food. We ordered our favourites like Uddina Vada, Rava Idly, Veg Pulao etc. I couldn’t stop relishing the crispy vada, soothing rava idly and yummy tasting Karnataka style Veg Pulao… If you want to try authentic Karnataka style food in Singapore, you should definitely try MTR even if it’s for ordering food home. Hope to be back to dine-in there.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 28 February 2021 via mobile

Food n drinks were on the table really fast n warm. It’ll give fast food chain a run for the money Gosh!! I would have tried everything on the menu. But I was bursting at the seams. Go at 6-7pm The crowd starts spilling in...at 7.30pm. The toilet is amazingly clean n dry. Staff is polite n the manager double check the cleanliness of the table after every turn over of the customers. Not bad huh!!👍🏻Keep it up MTRMore

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 20 January 2021 via mobile

My husband and I hail from Karnataka. So basically this is home. Always smiling faces, clean food and spic and span kitchen. Fast service, quality food. Please visit.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 17 January 2021

Stopped in last night - hadn't been there recently. MTR is a basic coffee shop and always clean, but, Covid 19, the place was sparkling. Food was fresh and delicious! Not the cheapest option on Serangoon Road, but very consistent. Service is very good and...attentive in its own way for a coffee shop. Hope to be back again soon!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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12 February 2019|
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Response from gengiroo | Reviewed this property |
This is the wrong place to ask, go to the restaurant directly and ask. They will be in a better position to assist you.
14 January 2019|
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Response from serviceincharge | Property representative |
Thanks.. We do not use any Preservatives, chemicals incl MSG in our Food preparation. All our food is freshly prepared
27 October 2018|
Response from chittur | Reviewed this property |
I am sure, you will be able to enjoy an excellent lunch/or snacks - all vegetarian only. Have a good time and enjoy Singapore visit.
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MTR Singapore is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4