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Ponnusamy Hotel Restaurant

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Royal Building, 23, Anna Salai, Little Mount, Near Corporation Higher Secondary School, Saidapet, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
(+91) 44 42018441
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Excellent Chettinad food

Have been to Ponnusamy multiple times in the last 10 years. Never have been dissatisfied once. I always try there Chettinad chicken biryani which is simply delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Have been to Ponnusamy multiple times in the last 10 years. Never have been dissatisfied once. I always try there Chettinad chicken biryani which is simply delicious.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This place specializes in chettinad and predominantly tamil cuisine. The non-veg thali and the chettinad dishes are the best. Try the "sura-puttu" and the rabbit masala that is the specialty there. Clean and family friendly place.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This restaurant offers plenty of options for chettinad cuisine for both lunch and dinner. Right from briyani to side dishes like chicken 65, suraputtu, brain fry and others. It also offers north Indian dishes, but the south Indian chettinad varieties are the best!!

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Doha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Went many times. Ambiance - Good Service - Good Experience - Well Exp. Cleanliness - Good, still can improve more Good Food - Very tasty. Price - Little Over Priced.

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CHENNAI
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157 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had been to Ponnusamy hotel for lunch. This hotel is specialised in non vegetarian food from South India. We ordered Parotta, fish fry and country chicken biryani. Parotta was served with chicken gravy and onion raita while biryani was served with chicken gravy and onion raita. Food was very tasty, parotta was crispy, fish fry was nicely raosted while... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The menu card is quiet mouth watering but not the actual foods. Most on the menu is not available even on a weekend. The crab that was served was old and iced. The pepper mutton soup tasted like Chinese tomyum. The service was quick but order misplaced. The ambience was good but the toilet stinks. Certainly not a place to... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Wonderful place to have quality food. Loved egg masala non veg and netili fry. Good service and a warm ambience.

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Thank Abidmanikfan
New Delhi, India
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The north Indian thali is great !!!! Gives you that north india taste in Chennai , Which is very rare !!! Must try !!!

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I could go on and on about the stunning dining experience i have had each time i have visited Ponnusamy. The owner's Mr Gowri Shankar, who i met first time with his wife in the NDTV Food Awards, is a passionate man when it comes to his restaurant and cuisine. The Royapettah Branch is currently under renovation but a part... More 

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134 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Among the best non-veg restaurants in the city. Truly amazing biryanis and gravies. Good value for money and pretty generous portions served. Decent ambience and good service as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Royal Building, 23, Anna Salai, Little Mount, Near Corporation Higher Secondary School, Saidapet, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)>  > Nungambakkam
  • Neighborhood: Nungambakkam
  • Phone Number: (+91) 44 42018441

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, American, Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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