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Royal Building, 23 Mount Road | Little Mount, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India (Nungambakkam)
28270784
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Ranked #269 of 2,593 Restaurants in Chennai (Madras)
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood: Nungambakkam
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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English first
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

A friend and i visited this place based on the recommendation of a tv show. The ambience was OK, and the service is prompt. The Mughal Chicken Biriyani was very nice, and so was the Veg Thali. However, the same could not be said about the Chicken Starters. The meal ended with some betel leaves and a banana! All in... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We had lunch on a Friday afternoon a few weeks back. The veg thali was very good, except for one vegetable preparation which was stale which the restaurant authorities admitted. The mutton pepper fry was to die for. So was the fish preparation. Butter milk was an average fare. This is not the right place to order or relish deserts.... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I am reviewing Ponnusamy at Little Mount after awhile though we have visited and taken home delivery a few trimes. Nothing much has changed since the last review and they still serve good Chettinad food in an unpretentious ambiance. The biriyani and Ponnusamy Special Chicken continue to be very good. This time around we tried the dosai and appam with... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

i was a frequent visitor to this hotel since its inception the queue for a table lasts more than an hour at times recently when i visited the hotel after a long time i was surprised to see all the tables empty, the servers were much lethargic and the quality of food also was not so tasty as it used... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

the food has a standard, but i miss the good old days where the entire restaurant in royapettah was non-airconditioned and the food was just too good, the piping hot gravy used to be brought in steel serving buckets, friendly servers...

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

So I was at Temple Steps building in Saidapet and this hotel happened to be one of the two hotels in that lane apart from an Ammi's biryani. We visited here, food were very delicious and affordable. We tried typical Indian garlic butter naan with chicken gravy, and some fried fish. Dishes were very tasty and it was made to... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I visited Ponnusamy Restaurant for dinner one day after work for dinner. The reason was because I was in the mood for good seafood prepared in the typically coastal region cooking style. The restaurant interiors isn't impressive but I came for food remember! Hence I had a look at the menu and it's pretty exhaustive! From sea fish to crabs... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Visited Ponnusamy branch located in Annasalai near Guindy on 02 Oct 2014 at 7:30 P.M for dinner. We ordered special Ponnusamy Chicken which is "supposedly" their signature dish. When we were served, the MOST UEXPECTED happened. The food was DECOMPOSED. It did not smell bad when it was hot, but as soon as my friend tasted it, she immediately felt... More 

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Isehara, Japan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you want to taste different non-vegetarian foods from south india, I would recommend this hotel. The hotel setup is not upscale or look like a premium restaurant. But the food is top class. One can get speciality foods of various parts of Tamilnadu at this place. If you are a food lover, this is a must place to try.

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lyon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Lovely spare parts you will enjoy with idi appams with paya . Brain masala and fish fries are excellent

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Address: Royal Building, 23 Mount Road | Little Mount, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
Phone Number: 28270784
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)>  > Nungambakkam
Cuisine: Indian

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