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Cafe Madras

38/B, Kamakshi Building, Circle House Matunga | Near King's Circle, Mumbai (Bombay) 400019, India
+91 22 2401 4419
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Ranked #26 of 6,283 Restaurants in Mumbai (Bombay)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $4
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

I am a North Indian, born and brought up in Kolkata for whom south Indian Food would never be more than snacks. Post my MBA in Hyderabad where i was served south Indian food almost daily, I had a kind of boredom for the same. Madras Cafe is one of the best south Indian eateries that i have been to... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Do not be surprised when you see the foodies inside Madras Cafe drink the sambar served in the watis and then ask for more..this place is as much about the sambar served in very small watis as much as is about the Dosas..for confirmation just have a look at the food appreciation certificates lined up on the wall.. Also check... More

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We often go to Matunga for eat outs and we have visited Cafe Madras few times. Though food is great and authentic, I feel it's overrated because Matunga has many authentic South Indian food joints which if not better are at par. However do visit to Madras cafe at least once if you don't mind sharing your seats.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Went with friends for some refreshment. We ordered 7 dishes between 6 of us Upma, idli, wada, rava dosa, curry idli, idli butter podi and an uttapa. The upma idli & wada were ok.The rava dosa was substandard. The butter idli podi was good and the curry idli was great. We finished off with filter kapi, which was good. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My fav place for south indian breakfast. The idli rasam is out of the world. I can never leave the place without eating it and wanting more....especially rasam....the paper dosa is yum too....actually all food items are great....dont expect fancy restaurant. You might have to share the table also. Long queue on weekend mornings......But definitely worth the wait.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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69 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Not one of the most hygenic and fancy outlet. Food is quite authentic and delicious. Service is quick. Depending on time of the day and number of people, one would have to wait anyhwere from 10-30 minutes to get in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We where recommended this place by a local. We went on a Sunday morning and it was very busy so we had to sit with people that we did not know. This was great as they had recommended different foods to us. The food was great and we really enjoyed. I would recommend going early on a Sunday.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I am north Indian Guy and I like South Indian Food, have been in South for 4 years, I am best judge that Cafe does not provide Authentic South Indian Food, The Sambhar is Sweet (what the hell, how a sambhar can be sweet), coconut chutney is more like dal chutney not like authentic coconut chutney. They do not provide... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is one of those places, its guaranteed that you'll have to wait for a minimum 10 minutes to maximum 45 minutes to an hour to just enter into the place, depending on what time & day you are going in. But once you are in, you can keep ordering old & new south indian dishes till your tummy says... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Was always in my check list. Sunday Early afternoon .Waiting time 30 mins .But waiting is worth it. Services are quick with order.Staff are happy to serve you with smile. Small place but well maintained.Must have Rasam Idli , Upma, Niy Roast Dosa . Pudi Dosa. Umpa pudi..As a south Indian - Pessarattu with upma not upto mark. Sambar is... More

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Address: 38/B, Kamakshi Building, Circle House Matunga | Near King's Circle, Mumbai (Bombay) 400019, India
Phone Number: +91 22 2401 4419
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Mumbai (Bombay)
Average Prices: USD 1 - 4
Cuisine: Indian

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