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Murugans Idli Shop

77-1/A,G.N. Chetty Road, T. Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600017, India (Thyagaraya Nagar)
+91 44 6675 1151
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Ranked #183 of 2,474 Restaurants in Chennai (Madras)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood: Thyagaraya Nagar
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
New Delhi, India
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Absolutely tasty south Indian food, especially very very fresh idlis. My wife loved idlis and she has been raving about them since then. I never liked idlis before but now I am also hooked.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Total contradiction to what coffee idlis medu vada or rawa dhosas or utthappam should taste like, The medu vada was far from medu(soft) It was like rock of gibraltar,, the utthappams were far from cooked and the rawa dhosa was soggy with ghee . Had a coffee while waiting for my take away order. Overpriced and luke warm, Madras filter... More

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89 reviews 89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

famous for its utthapams with small onions was not roasted well,the vadas were kuchha from inside dosa rava onion was over cooked,wrong day for murgappa but yes the chutneys were thick and tasty.Was a delight everytime but this visit has made me not to go back

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Chennai (Madras), India
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493 reviews 493 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Surprising, I am not a fan of Idlis here. I love the other stuff though. The onion Oothappam is my favorite. Also Jigir Thanda the local speciality dessert from Madurai is available here. Place is noisy, crowded and service is fast. If you are looking for south indian tiffin and don't have much time, this is your place

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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Went to this place after a long day in this busy city. Quite an ordinary fare, but reasonably clean. Had Idli and dosa, some vada etc. Idli was soft, rest is not memorable. If you want a quick bite and a taste of local cuisine, an option.

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Chennai (Madras), India
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I sincerely feel that this restaurant is one of the best for an authentic Tamil food. They spoil it with very poor service. For eg: They mix chutneys when they serve dosa. Coffee would be spilled all over because of overfilling the tumbler. I have always enjoyed eating masala dosa, puri, idly at this place. But never felt happy about... More

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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Four out of five times I visited this hotel at various locations(GN Chetty road,T Nagar,Beasant Nagar),service is pathetic.the main selling point of hotel when first introduced is the variety of chutneys served.The service staff avoid eye contact as much as possible when asked to serve the accompaniments or skip serving some varieties if you are new there.dosais are not good... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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113 reviews 113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

There are many branches in the city. Quality of the hotel appears going down year after the year. Hospitality is average. All south Indian snacks idly dosa etc. etc. are tasty .Coffee is excellent. All items are relatively cheap. A typical place for local style of eating if you wish to eat snacks like meal, this is the right place.... More

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Gurgaon, India
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165 reviews 165 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

It is one of the best Idlys I have ever tasted. Idlys are serve on plantation leaves with an amazing mix of chutneys. The Coffee is also very good. The service is fast and the meal is a VFM deal. Highly recommended.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The food quality and taste is better and the service is also very good.They are providing rich south indian food which is good valve for money

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