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14, Lalbagh Road, Mavalli | Near Basavanagudi, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560027, India
080 22230471
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery
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English first
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

I have been a customer of MTR(Original one in lalbhag road) since I was 10 years old(now I'm 26 :D). I visit only for the breakfast. Even though the food quality has diminished overtime, the place itself has a charm of its own which lures people. For first timers I would advice to skip on weekends because it will be... More 

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Bangalore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

If you are a pure-veg and looking for authentic Karnataka food, this is the place to be visited. Go for Sunday lunch to get to know how a south-indian tastes like. Better to book a table if you are going on a Sunday, it is a token system where you will be allotted a number and based on that you... More 

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Akola, India
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Mavalli Tiffin Room (MTR), is an iconic Bangalore restaurant with more than 90-year- old history. Outsiders are bound to like the restaurant. But hard core native Bangaloreans will view MTR with nostalgia because the standards are not the same as it used to be. Initially, the only MTR was near the famous Lalbagh. Now, it has branched out. I have... More 

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Surat, India
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I had my lunch here. The food was very good and basic. However the waiters were very rude and showing unnecessary attitude, which just ruined the overall experience...Otherwise for food I would give 8/10.Overall the experience was 6/10.I would think twice before going there.....

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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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200 reviews 200 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We went to this restaurant at the recomendation of our driver. This is apparently the first restaurant that was opened and since then there are many branches all around the city. We went for lunch. We purchased the meal option - which at Rs.210 per person is a steal. We were sent upstairs and there were many rooms. After about... More 

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Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

MTR has been around for many decades, and despite its humble appearance, it's a must-try for foodies (frankly, I think it deserves a Michelin star!). The barefoot, dhoti-clad waiters will bring you masala dosa's and rawa idli's that are a little bit of heaven. Here's what you do: Go early (8am or so), before they sell out of the idlis.... More 

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bangalore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

South Indian vegetarian meals at its best. Food was very good. Made fresh. There is a bit of wait, especially in the double road outlet, but the food is worth the wait. Faster service at the Whitefield outlet, with a little less waiting time. This place should not be missed by any visitor to Bangalore.

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bangalore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It was once upon a time great place to eat and it has lot of historical moments but today theier pathetic service and detoriating taste has no excuse. Please avoid let old memories cherish

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Bangalore
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

MTR now doesn't have the charm it once used to have. The road in front is clogged for most part of the day and getting there can become a nuisance, especially if you are with kids and the family. Parking can be tricky. Plan about parking before getting there. The food however still has the taste that can attract visitors... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Believe me guys if you are in Karnataka (specially Bangalore) and if you haven't tried MTR or Maiya's then you should :P. Facts first, it was known more for its cleanliness than its food when it started off in 1924, but I feel the food is equally tasty. Have been eating here for past 4 years, and at one time... More 

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Address: 14, Lalbagh Road, Mavalli | Near Basavanagudi, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560027, India
Phone Number: 080 22230471
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Bengaluru (Bangalore)
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20

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