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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

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Awsome South Indian Food

Even though all foods are delicious and tasty @ Murugan Idli kadai, Idli is the best. Hot and Soft idli with 4 varieties anf chutni and sambar is really awsome. Never tasted such tomato chutney any where in Madurai. One more reason for taste is they serve hot idli on banana leaves. I am sure that i... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Saravanan2014
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Gurgaon, India
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Gurgaon, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Even though all foods are delicious and tasty @ Murugan Idli kadai, Idli is the best. Hot and Soft idli with 4 varieties anf chutni and sambar is really awsome. Never tasted such tomato chutney any where in Madurai. One more reason for taste is they serve hot idli on banana leaves. I am sure that i will repeat my... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The mouth watering idlis of Murugan, can not be spelled Thanks to Trip Advisor reviews on the same, we decided to check the taste when we were visiting Madurai on 17th March 15 The idles were melting in the mouth, but the best part was taste of the 5 types of chutneys,. Simply out of the world. When in Chennai... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Loved the idlis here. The onion uttapam though wasn't great. They serve on a banana leaf along with 4-5 chutneys.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Having being impressed by MuruganIdli, Chennai; I decided to give it a shot again, only this time it was Madurai( supposedly the first Murugan!). And they didn't disappoint: extremely soft idlis, perfectly crusty ghee roast dosa, myriad of chutneys and to top it all off,their special colddrink 'Jigarthanda'. If you are looking for an authentic south indian experience, look no... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The idlies were super soft and you will not be able to stop eating them. Different varieties of chutneys are also given which adds further taste to the awesome idlies. Well, I am an idly lover so this was like a paradise for me.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

One gets lotta places for idli and dosas, but it is difficult to beat Murugan Idli kadai(shop) for the following reasons: # Prompt Service # Awesome Chutneys {4 types of chutneys}, the best I've ever had! # Delicious Mulaga podhi (chilli powder) # Needless to say, Idil and Dosa are good! Though the Ambiance aint great, but the food is... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Only place which was open early morning. They had reasonable spread of south indian food for breakfast and was quite tasty. This is one restaurant which was open at 7 am.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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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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