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Cafe Madras

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38 B, Circle House, King's Circle, Matunga East | Near King's Circle, Mumbai (Bombay) 400019, India
+91 22 2401 4419
Today
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

Excellent South Indian fare starting with Upma, Sheera, Idli, Medu Vada, fantastic range of Dosas downed with aromatic Madras Coffee in Stainless steel containers, refreshed with One Yard high point pour jugglery of age old waiter. Good /Better than Made at Home food

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Thank MEENIKARI
NEWDELHI
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Recommended by my son, we visited Cafe Madras on a weekday for dinner. Liked most - Excellent Food,service and cost. Liked least - Waiting period and ambience. Worth despite waiting and ambience. All items were tasty including paan. Highly Recommended !!!

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Bangalore
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place hasn't changed in years. Its crowded, the seating is shared, there is a long wait and there is no a/c. But its an iconic place and worth every minute of the wait! Its frozen in time, but the food quality and taste is very consistent. The idlis are soft and fluffy, medu vadas are crisp on the outside... More 

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Thank tellatraveltale
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would recommend this place for early breakfast. Famous for south Indian food. Little congested which needs to be improved.

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Hong Kong, China
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72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Madras Cafe is very famous for south indian food and finally visited this place with my close friends - You have to go early on weekends to avoid waiting, medium sized restaurant with traditional style and items are indeed delicious with good efficient fast service team - reasonable pricing - best enjoyed with families and friends

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Thank VELKANNAN
Krabi
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If u want to have a early morning breakfast....Like@ 5 or 6 am....Don't think too much...Try early morning breakfast with delicious South Indian fooood.....Vry simple cafe but classsic south Indian dishes..

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Thank 995sumeetm
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place for south indian food lover. It is located at Matunga. People specially visit here for morning breakfast on week ends. It is usually crowded on week ends. Dishes to try idli sambhar, masala dosa etc.

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Thank Raj S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Madras has been a legendary eatery for decades now thanks to its inexpensively priced, authentic, South Indian food. Has little space between tables, no-nonsense quick service and often has a queue to get in during peak hours. Must visit nevertheless.

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Thank Sid1206
New Delhi, India
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unarguably the most authentic dosa .. I had to wait for 25 mins on a Sunday morning to get a shared table (cause this place is super busy, especially on the weekend) I ordered tuppa dosa and filter coffee.. Food was authentic, delicious and flavoursome. If you wanna settle your South Indian food cravings .. This is the place to... More 

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Thank Roma M
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here and i eat 3 to 4 dosa and 2 plate Medu wada and Both are Finger licking...Must try there All dosa Variations And Dont forget to drink Cofee....Thanx...Regards Aniket Ghuge.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4
Cuisine
Indian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 B, Circle House, King's Circle, Matunga East | Near King's Circle, Mumbai (Bombay) 400019, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Mumbai (Bombay)
  • Phone Number: +91 22 2401 4419

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Mumbai (Bombay), India

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