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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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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Softest idli's I have ever had, yummy!

Before my visit to Chennai I had heard a lot of Murrugan's Idli Shop so was looking forward to give it a try, I am glad that I could manage the visit . The food here is really tasty and the softest idli's I have ever eaten. The gunpowder coated idly and uttapam are a must try. The interesting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Kmehrotra
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Gurgaon, India
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  • Local cuisine
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

It is a very famous place for Idli and other south india food. I find it expensive as being in chennai the cost of idli being 15 rupees is high. the staple food is idli and it should not be as high as 15 rupees. i would rate the food as average and not great. only thing which is good... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

One of the Best South Indian Restaurants I have had at. My all time favourite. They serve the food on Banana leaf. They have 5 type of FANTASTIC Chatni's. Just Awesome.

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Gurgaon, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Before my visit to Chennai I had heard a lot of Murrugan's Idli Shop so was looking forward to give it a try, I am glad that I could manage the visit . The food here is really tasty and the softest idli's I have ever eaten. The gunpowder coated idly and uttapam are a must try. The interesting part... More 

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Bhubaneswar
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A very clean and spacious place which serves food on banana leaves. One of the best idlis I ever had. You get a lot of different chutneys and the idli powder with ghee. Tried the onion uttapam which was good too. Service was quick and friendly. Location is good too, right on GNC road near the T. Nagar junction.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

you must have the food at Murugans Idli , the food is mouth watering and we really enjoyed the food on banana leaves.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Murugan Idli shop is all over Chennai and I've heard it is good. So went there for breakfast today on my way to work. Was extremely disappointed. I ordered a plate of idli vada and 1 plain dosa, none of which were great. The idli was mildly warm and the vada was cold. The dosa was ok - not bad,... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I like the onion uthappam served there. The highlight is they add the small onions instead of the big onions which gives different taste. The other dosa items are also good over there.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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6 reviews
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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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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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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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