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Sparky's Diner - CLOSED

East Spurtank road, Chennai (Madras), India
42634233
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert

36 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
New Delhi, India
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Knew about this place a long time, but un-fortunately started visiting it just a couple of years before it closed down. The Guys there kept it lively for us and I visited it many times with family and friends. We all miss this place and it will have a special place in our hearts.

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Erode, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

A great variety of American, spanish and mexican food options. The portion sizes were pretty americanly sized.

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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Brought an authentic US menu to Chennai and not just the ambiance! Unfortunately, it no more around.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

The founder, manager and head chef of Sparky's, Thom Petty died in December 2011. The restaurant closed not long after that. I have heard that there is almost zero chance that Sparky's will ever reopen. It was a fun restaurant with interesting and original decorations, good music, nice capable employees and great food. There were plenty of loyal customers and... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

The food was not to my taste... and I have a taste for good food. The chicken wings which I ordered was pretty hard and the sauce too sower.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Was probably one of, if not THE best Authentic American restaurants in Chennai. Brilliant food, Excellent service and nice prices with a lot of 'Theme days'. Unfortunately, shut down as the owners moved back to the US in late 2011.

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Chennai (Madras), India
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012 via mobile

The ambience here should please ex pats: walls are decorated with registration plates, football and baseball mementos, and American rock n roll plays nonstop. The food is good, even if a few dishes were a liitle overcooked and dry. We particularly enjoyed the fried zucchini (courgette to Europeans). The country fried chicken, a Tradition from my native South with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012 via mobile

Best American food in town, by a mile! A definite visit while in Chennai!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012 via mobile

Truly American in every way... From the menu to the USA souvenirs that decorate everywhere you look! Sparky's must be the only place in India where you ask for tea and they serve a huge red diner-style glass of good ole' Southern iced sweet tea... with free refills! My husband and I were missing the USA after months in India...... More

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Bangalore, India
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78 reviews 78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

If you are dieting or cautious about what you eat, don't forget to tell them to skip the cheese. At times the chef does not like to do that. So be prepared.

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