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Murugan Idli Shop

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Thyagaraya Nagar
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46 / 13 North Usman Road, Near Yamaha Showroom, Chennai (Madras) 600017, India
+91 44 4208 4842
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

they serve the authentic southindian food in a simple style. the Mulga Podi Idli is a must have. just good food without any unnecssary frills.

Thank vijayknagariya
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125 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

this hotel is in t nagar area. you get hot and special idlies of all variety with all kinds of chutnies

Thank annathurai
Erode, India
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I went to this restaurant on 16th October with my wife for my breakfast. Both of us chose to have idlis and small onion podi oothappam. First we were served with steaming hot idlis on a banana leaf. The idlis were very soft and in milky white colour reminding us the jasmine flower. They hosted us with four different chutneys,... More 

Thank PVijayakumar
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

If your are looking for a South Indian dinner this is a must go restaurant. The food are served quickly and hot enough. It is a economical restaurant compared to the other premium ones. The sweet pongal is a must try item. Idli's are theirs favourite.

Thank Murali M
Chennai (Madras), India
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117 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We went there by 10 pm still the shop was busy with overcrowd.There was variety of idly and dosa.Variety of chutneys were awsome.Idly podi they are charging separately. Rava onion dosa and podi idly tastes good n paneer dosa was average.Service was fast.

Thank Nandhini S
Chennai (Madras), India
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This Murugan Idli shop in the heart of busy shopping area. Their Iddlies and varieties of chutneys are quite popular and always served in hot condition. However their mini uttappam with small onions will be different one always. Also I recommended to try out their Jiggerdanda ,a traditional Madurai drink consist of dry fruits and ice cream. Overall this is... More 

Thank Ramamurthy S
Bengaluru, India
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438 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Famous for serving hot and soft iddlys, doses and even some rice items, this famous family of restaurents serve customers with speed. Snacks are very tasty and are accompanied with variety of chutneys and sambar each one of them very tasty. For those who love South Indian snacks, this is an ideal place. Do not however look for great interiors.... More 

Thank sridharan2013
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Let me go by one by one as i like most of the dishes here. Podi Idli - Prepared with Ghee and Podi. Awesome. But i had only one. Sweet Pongal - You can feel like prepared from home. Pongal - Yummy Yummy.

Thank Yuva R
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Zero stars for food, cleanliness, ambience and service. The waiter ignoring my protests drowned a crispy dosa in a pool of sambar .The cleaning staff were running around with buckets adding to the ambience:) I am totally clueless as to why this place is recommended by Lonely Planet etc.

1 Thank swarah
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Awesome idlis and dosas. They give different chutneys to go with it and sambar also. Would love to visit again

Thank Smi543

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Indian, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 / 13 North Usman Road, Near Yamaha Showroom, Chennai (Madras) 600017, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)>  > Thyagaraya Nagar
  • Neighbourhood: Thyagaraya Nagar
  • Phone Number: +91 44 4208 4842

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