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No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
2341379
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Today
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Idli ........ Loved it.

Went here late night they served us as usual very hot idli and five variety of sides, enjoyed eating.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Bala121
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London, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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122 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Went here late night they served us as usual very hot idli and five variety of sides, enjoyed eating.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

One should have veg dining there. the shop became famous and it was well developed as many branches at Chennai. But in Madurai it is the only place in the busy area. everything is hot and tasty

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Madurai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

good one if you are an idli enthusiast. Branches at two places and main menu is easy to remember. However the place is small and is always crowded. Idlis melt in your mouth and the different chutneys that go with it are simply superb. While you are negotiating through the crowd please remember most of Madurai's restaurants serve superb idlis.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The place is small and tucked into one of the non-descript location on West Masi Street in the City Centre. But…….the food is very good. The ‘malligai-poo’ soft idlis with an array of chuttnis namely – coconut, coriander, curry-leaf, tomato-ginger and the ‘just the right taste’ sambhar are out of the world. The butter dosai – wow the best ever... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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212 reviews 212 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

For the true Madurai experience. You eat off fresh banana leaves, which the waiter told me are fed to cows afterwards. It's a small place with a lot of staff so we were well taken care of. They keep on brining you different chuyney's all which are amazingly delicious and it is all you can eat idli and dosa. The... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

You have to visit this place if you ever visit Madurai. It may be situated in a crowded marketplace and there may always be a rush, but spare the time to have a plate of idli here. The assortment of chutneys they give is so delicious. Oh, and for a restaurant that is perpetually crowded, they have a pretty good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Murugan Idli Shop was born out of passion for food. It is an exclusive place to relish authentic South Indian tiffin cuisines.The taste of South India embodied with extremely rich nutrients served here is the real delight not only for the foodies, but also for everyone. You can experience the authenticity of South India in every dish.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I have never had idlis like this (even being a south indian). absolutely soft & super accompaniments. Would have preferred a cup of hot coffee, which may suppliement the idlis very well.

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Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Poor ambience, service is worst will keep you wait for long, highly charged ..Extremely noisy..looks like a marriage Hall

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Madurai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It is not the best idli in Madurai......Madurai is the homeland of Idli! But still it is the iconic center of Madurai ....due to chutneys they serve. Ask for onion uthappam, one of the best thing you can enjoy here.....no comparisons. Dosa will be bit sweet in taste as they add little sugar in the dough for making it crispier... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Madurai
  • Phone Number: 2341379

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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