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Hotel Saravana Bhavan

44, Shanthi Theatre Complex, Anna Salai, Opposite Mount Road Head Post Office, Chennai (Madras) 600002, India
28586555
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Ranked #416 of 2,143 Restaurants in Chennai (Madras)
Price range: $10 - $15
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch
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English first
Chennai (Madras), India
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The south indian menu on offer is quite delightful! You cannot savour better stuff than this in many other places!

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Chennai
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

After a long time, we went to Saravana Bhavan which is in Pondy Bazaar, Tnagar for our wedding Anniversary. Saravana Bhavan is the Pioneer in Vegetarian Buffet 15 yrs ago @ Rs. 100/- for 1Kg of food. We can take whatever we need from the variety of food and need to weigh it and a waiter will note the weight... More

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Erode, India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I am regular in taking my meals whenever I visit Chennai. It is located in the main downtown. The food is delicious and the service is quick, eventhough little bit costly. The food is prepared in a hygenic manner and served well. There is no problem in parking as there is ample parking space.

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MUMBAI
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Food taste is Not like earlier days. It is downgraded. Cost has gone up. Not valued for money. But the place is neat & clean.

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horrible
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

i went to the shanthi theater restaurant and ordered for a 'quick' lunch. they made a search for full fifteen minutes and then told me that one of the items curd rice was exhausted and asked me what i like as a substitute. i told them to substitute with a chapathi. after consulting their manager (i do not understand why... More

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Chennai
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Too much of hype. Very poor service. Cost not commensurate with overall experience. No parking space. Go here only if you do not have any other option. In the same or similar category, Adyar/Velachery Sangeetha are far better. At many locations the seatings are too cramped for convenience. Their roaring business shows the lack of options for the chennites.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

One of the worst restaurants you will ever find. Value is available in the form of neither quality nor quantity. Does not deserve the brand value it has. Failure even with regards to taste factor

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

My every work trip in Chennai starts with visiting this restaurant. It has remained the same for so many years! My favourite is filter coffee, rava masala dosa and medu

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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

I had heard from a friend that this restaurant chain offered the best masala dosa in south so we went to try it. The dosa was Rs.55 and it tasted very very average and it wasn't filling at all. There were 3 different types of chutney given and they were pretty good but again the quantity was probably enough for... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

The Price to quality is too bad...:(..People working have attitude... Want to have some food wait till we serve and till then shut ur mouth...The Items were smelling worst...I would never eat at this place not sure why people die to eat here...The food served is stale -They heat the food whole day..Is there a point to eat such food??... More

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