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M.L.A. Hostel Compound | Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695034, India
+91 471 321 4502
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Boulder, Colorado
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

For a coffee house, this is pathetic. 3 options for coffee. We ordered french fries as a snack and got 12 mediocre ones on a wet plate. The floors were so greasy I almost fell down. The waiters unique uniforms were filthy.

Thank Leoleoleoleo
Potomac, MD
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This may be the oldest review yet - if this is the same place I recall from the c. 1971-1972 - they had the best veg cutlets that our whole family enjoyed - reading the reviews, the secret was some beetroot! And, the coffee was superb.

Thank Srini_K_US
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101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

located near the railways stations, it's a nice place for a quick cup of coffee & snacks. They also offer lunch/dinner items aside from a mix of South indian snacks. The usp of Indian Coffee House is its' circular tower structure with numerous air vents, decent food & affordable prices. The service is ok and probably because it tends to... More 

Thank KCezan
Kannur, India
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent food and great service. I visited this place couple of times. It is always crowded. Very popular in the city.light on your pocket

Thank Sandeep A
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Indian Coffee House evokes a sense of belonging. It reminds you of childhood trips to great taste with parents and later with good friends. A place to eat wonderful food at a budget. Traditionally costumed waiters are ever smiling. food comes fast like a miracle. The bill is yet another mystery of how they make a profit on the great... More 

Thank sameeransar
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place serves cold coffe for 25 in a very big mug... and the taste is no doubt .....build by architect laurie baker

Thank mehul j
Adoor, India
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89 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

be careful before going to this coffee house . because shorts or 3/4 are not allowed to enter here. you have to be in proper dress. about food quality is good , service average and price average .

Thank sikhilviswam
Trivandrum, kerala
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Normally indian coffee houses were always the goto restaurant in any town in kerala which you are not familiar with.. As they always maintained a standard. I feel that has deteriorated a bit.. Still it is not a bad place.. Coffee house masala dosa is distinct with beetroot in The masala.. and good tea and coffee...

Thank Santhosh_Thyparambil
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

several years back, I used to ate from the coffee house in MLA hostel. It was good. This review is about Coffee house near Spenser Jn (Main Coffee house). Very good and dependable food. We go there atleast 2 times in a week as family. All family members like their food. They open only by 8 AM. If they could... More 

Thank Prijy G
Hyderabad, India
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26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These Coffee houses are now run by the Coffee house employees co-operative. Most of the iconic coffee house items like cutlets,omelettes etc were listed on the menu but were not served . There is one waiter in the classic colonial era uniform with Red Turban etc, looking very regal, but food was so so. The Chikkis on counter were however... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Cafe, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: M.L.A. Hostel Compound | Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695034, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
  • Phone Number: +91 471 321 4502

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