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77-1/A,G.N. Chetty Road, T. Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600017, India
+91 44 6675 1151
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night

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    Very good
  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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I recently had dinner at this restaurant few times (My wife was away, so I had to eat out). My dinner time was usually between 7 and 7:30 PM. During my different visits, I had eaten Idlis, Masal Dosa, and Sweet Pongal. The idlis are certainly (among) the best that you can get any where in India... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
P_Arulselvan
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Chennai (Madras), India
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  • Local cuisine
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

What I love most about this place is its array of chutneys. The service is also amazing. Note though that the chutneys are available in the original shop and not the new versions.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I recently had dinner at this restaurant few times (My wife was away, so I had to eat out). My dinner time was usually between 7 and 7:30 PM. During my different visits, I had eaten Idlis, Masal Dosa, and Sweet Pongal. The idlis are certainly (among) the best that you can get any where in India. The varieties of... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

World class is the word This place just stands for best South Indian food. Nothing more nothing less The food does all the talking and the world does all the eating Every time I go to chennai first thing I do is eat here . Stay the same forever please

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Chennai
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My anytime favorite vegetarian food joint. The idly with podi and 3 type chatny is yumm. Dont forget to try the sweet pongal with layer of ghee floating on the top to finish with. If there is any space left, try the Jigarthanda at the entrance, told that is good to cool your body heat

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New Delhi, India
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Visited the T Nagar outlet for breakfast.. and not just idlis, even dosas, uttapam, vada, etc, are simply out of the world! there was a daily special onion uttapam which though bit heavy was too yummy.. idlis were really soft, and a variety of chutneys were served on a banana leaf. True and authentic flavour of South Indian cuisine.. unmissable!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Excellent breakfast place...highly recommended...quality and service impeccable and also very fast...keep up the good work

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New Delhi, India
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This was my third dining experience in the same restaurant in the same location. The first one was OK, second was below expectation. Finally i got the right experience in Murugan Idli Shop. The orders were rather simple and they just got it right. Be it the Ghee podi ildi, Crisp butter dosa, Rava dosa, Butter masala dosa or the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

If you in Chennai, then one must head to one of the famous idli/ dosa places. My team said that Murugan Idli shop is a good place to eat. So, we went there for dinner. The food is served on banana leaves with a variety of chutneys. The servers get the food one by one and generally one tends to... More 

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New Delhi, India
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179 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Murugan has two restaurants in T Nagar and this is the second am visiting in this area. I prefer the other one but this one ain't bad too! The idlis here are just so soft and spongy. They come straight from the oven piping hot and you get to eat them with 5 types of chutneys each with a different... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The service was very prompt: the food was delicious and cost was minuscule. The staff were courteous and efficient.

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Additional Information about Murugans Idli Shop

Address: 77-1/A,G.N. Chetty Road, T. Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600017, India
Phone Number: +91 44 6675 1151
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77-1/A,G.N. Chetty Road, T. Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600017, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 6675 1151

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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