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Murugan Idli Shop

No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
2341379
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Ranked #6 of 158 restaurants in Madurai
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $5 - $10
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Most recent review
- Mar 16, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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284 reviews 284 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We went to this local restaurant on the Foodies Day Tour. Idly were excellent and served on a banana leaf (clean with your fingers and water before use) and several chutneys and sambal. What was fantastic was the Butter Onion Urgappam, something I will be looking out for on our travels.

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Madurai
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

If you think of Idlis, its Murugan Idli. They are the people who made Idli dining so popular in Madurai & Chennai. They have a long history. From a humble start in Madurai, they now have almost 12 branches in Chennai and three in singapore too. When idlis where being cooked manually they were the ones who mechanized the making... More

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Madurai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Idlys here are so soft and white. It is provided with 4 chatneys and sambar .All verities of dosas availability. But situated on the one way busy west masi St. So car parking is difficult. Except rice based idly& dosas other items not available. Open only from 7.00pm to10.30pm.

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Madurai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

my native is madurai.,im tasting this food from my childhood.still the taste of this hotel food is best and good.i like it!

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Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

excellent taste of idlis. varieties of chatneys gave mix of taste. sabhar ingradients are unique which gives good taste apart from maintaing hygeinic condition.

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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Little cramped ambiance; nevertheless great southindian food and variety of side dishes. Try iddli as the name suggests and the variance of dosa. Jigardhanda or filter coffee to close out your eating.

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Margao, India
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

One, Two, Three, Four,.. Get on the the Dance Floor...goes the song from Chennai Express. I would say One, Two, Three, Four,.. Get me some more... the best Idlis i have ever had. Superb...You would definately ask for more. Hot idlis served with variety of Tasty Chutneys. Even the dosas are great. if you want to have a good breakfast... More

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Mumbai Indian
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14 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

If you like Idlies, this is the place...the Idlies are really good, soft and very white. The Idlies go very well with various Chutnies offered...Avoid Sambar. Even though they serve dosa, Uthappam and other items...avoid. If you still want some thing more than Idlies, go for onion Uthappam. There are two top floors in this small resturant. But hygiene is... More

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penang,Malaysia
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12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The place is nowhere like they make us believe in the website. I had serious doubt whether we were at a copycat place. The cleanliness was way down. The much vaunted idli was just average. When we arrived there was no one to serve us because they service staff was having their break!.

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Bangalore, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The external looks of the idli shop in Westmasi street is not impressive.The ambience inside too is have an old look. The air conditioned room had no service on the day we visited,in the third week of November 2013.Snacks are served in plantain leaves which the customer should rinse with drinking water given.The waiter puts on plastic gloves while placing... More

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