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Cafe Madras

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38/B, Kamakshi Building, Circle House Matunga | Near King's Circle, Mumbai (Bombay) 400019, India
+91 22 2401 4419
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Delivery

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most Authentic South Indian food in the city !!

Enough has been written about the place and there is nothing new that i can add except that I am a big fan of south indian fare and no one makes it better than them... be it the Mysore dosa or the sheera....it is mouth wateringly good... only issue being it is always crowded..no matter what time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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  • Local cuisine
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Enough has been written about the place and there is nothing new that i can add except that I am a big fan of south indian fare and no one makes it better than them... be it the Mysore dosa or the sheera....it is mouth wateringly good... only issue being it is always crowded..no matter what time of the day... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Excellent bisibele bhat, set dosa, pudy upma, limbu bhath, pongal avial, pesarate, kadhi vada, etc. very good staff always polite and owners Gopal, J P and Devrath are very knowledgeable about food preparation.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

this is the best place for South Indian food PURE VEG Authentic taste. We go there every weekend. Whenever we are away this is one place we really miss.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It was my n my few friends first visit for morning breakfast. The place opp opens at 7am n we reached at 645. Ppl had started occupying seats n it was packed by 7am. One had to also share tables with each other. We orderd for idli,dosa ,upma. Idli melted in our mouth Dosa was yummmie Upma was so soft... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Today I made my last visit to Café Madras. My family has been forbidden from visiting it. I've been a regular at Café Madras since 1980. I have introduced entire families and film production teams to its delicious snacks — and the gentle attention of its courteous manager. I live in Bangkok, and on each of my annual visits to... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This place don't need any introduction. Arguably one of the best south Indian restaurant in Mumbai. Split in 2 floors, and the turnaround time is less than half an hour for most of the people. A great place for breakfast and evening snacks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

What can one say of a restaurant which is so crowded during the weekend and the waiting time is more than an hour!! Great food , great quality! Just love this place for authentic food!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Have you not been here...sorry you missed one of the best South Indian food serving place of Mumbai. Must visit and must try gun powder chutney.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Mumbai is a Cosmopolitan city and you find all specialities here. This hotel gives you authentic south Indian food which u will remember fr life. The rates are reasonable and a must try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

hard to get a place there... but totally worth the wait. The set dosa here is a must try! and so is the filter coffee,

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Additional Information about Cafe Madras

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 4
Cuisine: Indian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38/B, Kamakshi Building, Circle House Matunga | Near King's Circle, Mumbai (Bombay) 400019, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Mumbai (Bombay)
  • Phone Number: +91 22 2401 4419

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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