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Thallakulam | Madurai, Madurai, India
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  • 27
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  • 32
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  • 9
    Average
  • 2
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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
For traditional non vegetarian food visit Amma Mess

Varieties available there are famous. Food tastes pretty good. Traditional items are also available. Don't miss a visit to Amma Mess.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
pmanokaran
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Chennai
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Delhi
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121 reviews 121 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A wide variety of known as well as unknown unique non vegetarian food items at reasonable prices. Always packed with customers who will vouch for the place.

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Chennai
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Varieties available there are famous. Food tastes pretty good. Traditional items are also available. Don't miss a visit to Amma Mess.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Food was tasty and service was pretty good. The downside is the small portions and higher charges... Overall it was a good though slightly expensive experience (considering its a mess sort of establishment)

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Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

After seeing so many reviews on Amma mess, myself and my husband went to the restaurant. We ordered pepper chicken which cost about 140 Rs / plate. But the quantity was very less. It was just small 3 piece and little or no gravy. I was shocked. Taste was quite good, but didnt meet my expectation. Then we ordered egg... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

1. we (people of 5) regretted after having the food we got parcel from this mess. 2. Mutton Biriyani meat was not boiled properly and it was like rubber. Kushka tasted very bad. 3. Chicken Biriyani was not good either. 4. Egg Biriyani: comparatively the quantity was more and still it was not good. 5. Meals: It tasted normal. 6.... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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91 reviews 91 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

One among the popular non-veg points in madurai, this place is known for its Ayira meen (loach fish curry) kolambu. Costly, service is pathetic, most crowded on holiday during lunch.

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Mumbai
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It is on Alagarkoil road. Difficult to find table during peak hours. Always crowded. Very congested interior. Cleanliness needs a lot of improvement. But food varieties are fantastic. Especially fish varieties. Service is very fast and courteous. Parking will be difficult.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

With all the hype created and high praise for this restaurant in social media, I had high expectations. The food was good but the ambience is of a typical military hotel style. No menu cards and it is the tactic used to figure out you are a regular or a new comer. Everything done and when I was handed over... More 

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New Delhi, India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Sad to say that though the food was great the whole experience was spoiled because we believe we were overcharged. Be careful if you are an outsider because they could loot you. If they sense you are not a regular there you could be handed a huge bill .... Do ask them the rates before they serve you.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

One of the favorites in Madurai. No non-vegans should miss this mess. I heard from my Dad about more than 25-30 years of taste experience in this hotel. So humble and polite services. Tasty food. The order will be there in your hand in less than 4 minutes even though the hotel is full busy always. I myself would have... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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