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Murugan Idli Shop

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

True t its reputation, Murugan does not disappoint. Hot,steaming idlis and special masala dosa served on banana leaves make for a good snack anytime of the day. They serve you an array of chutneys, some finger lickin' ones. Must-visit in Madurai.

Thank Navin G
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33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to have hot and tasty idlis this is the right place. Along with idlis you get Medu vadas and variety of Dosas. To savour idlis you have a number of different chutneys and sambar. You can have it for breakfast or for dinner. Every thing is served on bamana leaf. Visit, taste, and relish.

Thank balajibg
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 days in Madurai, and had idly all the time here..... If you are in Madurai and you have not eaten ildy here, then you have done nothing..... authentic taste... They serve hot, softy, big idly at any time of day.... 4 different types of tasty chutny with sambhar.... 12/piece.

Thank Madhur G
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent Ghee Roast Dosa - all I could ask for at breakfast. Basic, clean surroundings and good tea.

Thank AP D
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good. But the ambience and the cleanliness could be better. We expected the place to look modern but it turned out to be like a fast food place. But the food was very good

Thank Seshadri S
Chennai (Madras), India
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has never let down for many years now. I have been having food here for quite sometime and every time I go, the food is great.

Thank cdeiva
Chennai (Madras), India
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have always had a great admiration for Murugan Idli shop wherever be the location. They serve the food in banana leaves which is very hygienic. Also the food is always piping hot and fresh. They offer lot of side dishes which makes the whole eating experience exceptional. Idli, onion oothappam, sweet pongal jigartanda are their speciality. Yummy and amazing... More 

Thank amazing3105
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Small but a very good restaurant for South Indian Tiffin. Soft idly with Podi/ chutney / sambar. Ghee roast (Dosai) is another must have.

Thank Jyothish M
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Small but a very good restaurant for South Indian Tiffin. Dishes are really very tasty. Real south Indian Test.

Thank dpdash
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100 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Not a great hotel as its Chennai branches are better, sometimes due to crowding you wont be satisfied with the service Ok sorts not great

Thank rajeshwar g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Indian, Asian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Madurai
  • Phone Number: 2341379

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