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Thallakulam | Madurai, Madurai, India
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 38
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  • 14
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Brilliant service!

Speed of service was really amazing during the peak lunch hours. The restaurant manager was the most friendliest and called me his 'marumagal' and himself as my 'mama' or uncle right away! Lol, that's the first time I experienced hearing that from a stranger. It somehow was welcoming than creepy as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Coimbatore, India
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Went in for a meal (lunch) with rice and non-veg items to go with it. Ended up eating more of non-veg than rice, viz., rabbit-65, lamb chops, brain fry, liver fry, Ayirai Meen Kuzhambu..very good environment, airconditioned, and on the main road, near court to Gorimedu. The owner has all celebrities who visited, photographed, framed..The owner comes around asking if... More 

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Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I have visited this place many times, the food used to be great now these days they lack taste and quality. There is also a huge hike in price. Lot of drunk people here. may not be pleasant for a family. They have a good menu, wish they can put more soul in to this place.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

we ordered for mutton briyani but mutton with lot of fat . at same time i ordered for fish curry its like not good .curd lot of sour taste . try crab omplete rest of them all are average .need to improve the quality

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Madurai, India
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

On most days, Amma mess is so crowded you may just have to wait outside while those who are done eating tend to elbow their way past you. Once you have fought your way into the cramped eatery where waiters balancing a dozen hot dishes are weaving expertly through the press and throng, and found a seat at a tiny... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Speed of service was really amazing during the peak lunch hours. The restaurant manager was the most friendliest and called me his 'marumagal' and himself as my 'mama' or uncle right away! Lol, that's the first time I experienced hearing that from a stranger. It somehow was welcoming than creepy as it's a strong relationship in the Tamil culture and... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Absolutely delicious food... the variety of non veg food available is here is interesting. The place was packed when we went and we managed to squeeze ourselves into a corner. The staff were very friendly and kept piling our plates with lots of food. My brother-in-law who is vegetarian was initially hesitant to come with us but in the end... More 

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Muscat
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Amma mess continues to be famous thanks to the celebrity endorsements. The place serves awesome aayira meen curry but other dishes are just about average. Spicy than most other restaurants.

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Ooty, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Excellent non veg foods This mess is quite good for non veg lovers and I loved mutton kola urundai real homely taste.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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44 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

It is a Non Veg Restaurant in middle of busy Madurai city. The beggars will surround you once you are out of your vehicle. Most of the Amma Mess patrons are Madurai people. It was very chaotic during busy lunch hours in the restaurant. You have to rush/wait to get/book your table; you have to queue near the table so... More 

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Madurai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Spread of local non veg foods as tasty as you never had elsewhere.Though the entrance is not appealing, those who have visited will have temptations to visit again and again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Thallakulam | Madurai, Madurai, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Madurai

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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