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Zains hotel

Behind tagore centennary hall | Near the beach, Kozhikode, India
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Ranked #18 of 92 Restaurants in Kozhikode
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Description: Zains hotel has been around for many many years. Under the leadership of Zainu thatha, this restaurant serves authentic mappila dishes from northern kerala. For non vegetarians and sea food lovers who want to taste malabar cuisine, this is THE place!
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Trivandrum
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Food here is simply superb. Be it main course like Biriyani, Kozhi Nirachathu(Stuffed Chicken), Pathiri etc or evening snacks like Kadukka Nirachathu(Stuffed Mussels), Meen Pathiri, Irachi pathiri, Chatti pathiri etc. Food here will be a treat to your taste buds. However recently we have experienced that hospitality and ambience at this place have come down to a great extent! They... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

really short of words to express the kind of tasty food we had, centrally located and value for money. experience of variety of north kerala food with good hospitality

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Awesome kozhikodan delicacies at reasonable rates makes Zains special.. Keep going Zainu thatha and co..

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Kozhikode, India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Zains provides a variety of evening snacks items. The best time to visit is after 4 pm, if you love to take a heavy load for tea. They offer authentic Malabar Mopla cuisine that include ChattiPathiri, irachipathiri, kilikoodu, kadukka nirachathu,

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Chennai (Madras), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Best place to be if you want to taste typical authentic malabar dishes. The taste is everlasting which will drive you back.

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Kannur, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Pros: Authentic Malabar cuisine. Zains Celebrity owner & master Chef "thaathaa". Cons: Poor cleanliness. Untrained Stewards. Unhygienic Serving. Limited menu options. No Parking Space. Poor location accessibility.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

If you are looking for authentic Malabar cuisine, then this is place for you. It’s near to the Calicut beach, has excellent food & service. Please do try their "Unnakai”, a fried sweet dish with coconut & ripe plantain. I loved their snacks & chicken biriyani. Surprisingly their biriyani didn't have too much ghee as well. Your fingers will not... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I used to go to Zains normally on week ends, now a days the team at zains team including Zainibithata had taken people for granted...assuming that they can still manage with past laurals.. The hygene levels were very poor including the waiters were handling food very un hygenically and poorly.... oder placed for a chicken dry fry and chicken biriyani..... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We have been enjoying Zainibithata's food for a long time. Since she started off in her first location before moving in here, we have been dedicated customers. Coming from a muslim family, her food reminds me of eating at our family house. Delicious traditional fare cooked and served in a simple manner. Also when you order chattipathiris and erachipathiris for... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Very limited menu options and taste not up to the mark... We tried biriyani and other snacks, but none of them tastes good... Not recommended

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Additional Information about Zains hotel

Address: Behind tagore centennary hall | Near the beach, Kozhikode, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kozhikode
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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