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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 53
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  • 19
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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
Good shop for south indian casual dining

Hygienic and good shop for snack items like idli, dosai, vadai etc., regularly visit here whenever in Madurai.. Their variety of chutneys are a speciality

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Chennai
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Jodhpur, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

what a taste...... super utapam like this u have in lifetime est place to have south indian food in the city .u get 5 type of chuttanies out of the world experience and dont miis jigar in last super se upper

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

During our visit to Madurai in March 2015, we were informed by our driver that our trip to Madurai was incomplete if we did not eat the idlis at the Murugan Idli Restaurant. Like all tourists we also wanted to check it out the eatery to satisfy our curiosity. A simple eatery that serves fresh and hot varieties of idlis,... More 

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Chennai
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Hygienic and good shop for snack items like idli, dosai, vadai etc., regularly visit here whenever in Madurai.. Their variety of chutneys are a speciality

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tiruchirappalli
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I ate idli and onion uthappam in Murugan idli shop, Madurai, it was excellent. The taste the, ambience and hospitality was very good.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

If you're in Madurai and you missed going here, you have to regret. Their white, smooth, fluffy idlis, accompanied by at least 5 chutneys & condiments, with the addition of their secret podi (powder) mixed with sesame oil, is pure heaven! Simple looking place with superb food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

My wish of many years came true when I stepped into Murugan Idli Kadai for those soft soft piping hot idlies with Ellu, tomato, coconut chutneys, sambhar, with that special addition of Ellu Podi with gingely oil. Followed it up with crispy onion uthappam and crispy dosa. Overall a big dream come true of dining again at Murugan idli kadai.

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bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

In the bylanes of the meenakshi amman kovil, a popular restaurant for a quick bite...was recommended by everyone I asked on the road. Excellent idli, dosais and filter cofee. Speciality and must try is the Small Onion Roast utthappam. Finally finish the meal with madurai's unique Special Jigarthandha.

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

One of best places for idli, dosa and uttapam in Chennai Shakarapongal, a jaggery based dessert is a must try. Overall, great place to out with friends. Being situated in from of Besant nagar each, a visit will definitely will be worth it!

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

You should not miss their Ghee Dosa. Extremely good. The food is not exactly reasonable but well worth the money. They have a wide range of snacks and served in quick time.

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Tried various options at Murugan idli shop and all of them were good. Idli, uttapam, ghee dosa, trademark sweet syrup with icecream

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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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