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Murugan Idli Shop

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

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  • 65
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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Hot Hot Idlies

Murugan Idli Shop serves hot hot idlies with different varieties of chutneys.This hotel just situated opposite to the madurai famous saree shop Pothys...

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Tiruchirappalli, India
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Tiruchirappalli, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Murugan Idli Shop serves hot hot idlies with different varieties of chutneys.This hotel just situated opposite to the madurai famous saree shop Pothys...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

What else to say about Murugan Idly shop ?? Perfect idly in town :) Idlies served hot with 4 varieties of chutney. Heard that this restaurant in Madurai is their first outlet to start their business with. Madurai famous for Madurai Malli and Malli pola Idly ( Murugan Idly Shop )

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Authentic south indian fare, especially the tiffin varieties. Starting from Idli(as the name suggests), Dosas, Vadai ...the fare is simply lip-smacking!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

There is a saying in tamil which roughly translates to idlis should be as soft as a Jasmine flower. This is one place which stands by this saying. I had Ghee roast and Idli's along with their 5 different varieties of chutney and sambhar. Don't miss their version of Jigarthanda drink. 50 bucks of awesomeness ! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Starting off in madurai this is one chain which has spread is wings to multiple cities serving the same taste and food all across. But as they say, you haven't had it to you have it in Madurai. Definitely a must go, don't expect a fine dine, don't expect Ac. Just go for the food and taste, YOU WON'T REGRET!!!

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new delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Idlis melt in your mouth - You are at the right place. This one is a legend and serves a amazing idlis , mini uthapams and a host of dosas along with a series of chutneys. All are lip smacking and served on a banana leaf . Try the -Jigarthandai - as well - as cooler dessert of sorts and... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Murugan idlis is an average place for idlis though they make great chutneys. Idlis here are not very soft but they make good sweet pongal. Must try once.

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Muscat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

If you want to sample authentic madurai idlis, then your search ends here. The chutney is a world beater. Don't miss butter onion othappam as well. If possible try the jigarthanda for dessert. In short the best place for idlis.

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Erode, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I went there on 27th July,2015 aroun 8.00 P.M. The restaurant was not crowded then. Both myself and my wife had some milky white sponchy idlis with five varieties of chutnies, chilly powder and crispy small onion oothappam. We were at the height of happiness and we really cherished the yummy food. All visitors to Madurai should not miss this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I don't think so there is anything to be told about this hotel. people are crazy about this hotel . we have our food on weekdays too here. a place for family friends or even stags. very good food and cheap food

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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
  • Cuisine: Indian
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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