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152 7Th Cross, 3rd Main | Margosa Road, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560003, India (Formerly Central Tiffin Room)
080 23317531
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5:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
This should be called as Dosa center!!!

One of the oldest restaurants of Bangalore serving some great food! This place never disappoints me. My friends and I always visit this restaurant once in a while. Few items which I like are, benne masala, poori, chow chow bath and coffee!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Manju1984225
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

One of the oldest restaurants of Bangalore serving some great food! This place never disappoints me. My friends and I always visit this restaurant once in a while. Few items which I like are, benne masala, poori, chow chow bath and coffee!!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

One of the must visit restaurants for Bangalore style dosas and breakfast. Crisp dosas, soft idli and yummy khara bath. Its crowded on weekends. Be prepared to wait about 15-20 minutes for a table. I prefer the dosas at Janatha Hotel than the ones here.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great place for typical south Indian food! Quality of food is really great – crispy dosa, maddur vada and a great taste. The only thing someone might feel bad at times is the service. At times, service is not good as expected and you need to control your patience, keeping that exception – a place must visit with friends and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Try to get a seat first in the evening!!! And Adjust Madkoli is the mantra here. no privacy for the cozy twosome here. You are here to eat and just zip out. There are others waiting in Q. Once seated order the favorite--- Benne masala Dosa....that tops them all. Try their Maddur vade..yummy!!! and of course finish off with filter... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Benne Dosa is yummy. Filter coffee is great too. We tried out various other dishes and sweets here. They were excellent. Must visit, if you are looking for some good South Indian food. This is more of a breakfast or snacks place. Not available for Lunch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

CTR or central tiffin room is a very authentic restaurant dishing out south Indian delicacies consistently over the years. The masala dosa is my favorite & I am tasting this over the years. The consistency in quality & service is the USP of this restaurant.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

CTR or Central Tiffin Room has been a landmark of Malleshwaram and has patronage of large demography of citizens of Bangalore! It has represented taste, delect and affordability since 1940s. The present owners renovated it in 1992. It is famous for its Benne (Butter) Masala dosa and Filter coffee. Many Darshinis' (self service restaurants) or full service restaurants haven't been... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The butter masala Dosa that is served in this restaurant is the best ever. I have been visiting this place for the last 7 years but not regularly, and I must say the taste has not changed at all. It was perfect and still is just perfect.

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Bangalore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Went to CTR in Malleshwaram for breakfast . It was awfully crowded. Could not even enter the resturant! With great difficulty went in and had to give name to a guy so we are in the Q!! There was no place to even sit forget stand! After 45 min. We were called. Went upstairs. Orders were taken and service was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is the place that redefined Dosas for me. The place is very famous and you can expect a waiting time. But when the Dosa reaches your table, you realize the wait was worth it. The Bene Masala Dosa is the go-to Dosa people recommend. I also had some vada. I can say one of the best South-Indian meals I... More 

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  • Address: 152 7Th Cross, 3rd Main | Margosa Road, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560003, India (Formerly Central Tiffin Room)
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Bengaluru (Bangalore)
  • Phone Number: 080 23317531
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm

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