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#1, Kasturi Estate, 1st Street, Poes Garden, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India (Nungambakkam)
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Ranked #102 of 2,474 Restaurants in Chennai (Madras)
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood: Nungambakkam
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Chennai (Madras), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Well ente keralam is not for those who are budget weary. The ambiance is good, the location is good, the food is good, the only spoiler is the price. All the dishes we tired were tasty and had the kerala taste to it. The reason for the 3 stars is the price & VFM. There are similar joints like coconut... More

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Gandhinagar, India
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Must try! A nice & quiet ambience with a fair spread on the menu to chose from. This restaurant offers something for both veg and non-veg lovers. I got to try Vadai for starters along with Yam/ Banana Cutlet with hot pepper rasam.. Veg Biryani, Avial with rice, Malabar Parotha, peas and mixed veg sabji for vegetarian.. Our Non-vegetarian companions... More

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152 reviews 152 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We took our friends from overseas to Ente Keralam for their first Indian meal, and it was a good choice. They thoroughly enjoyed the Malabar parottas, the curries and the drinks. Service too was prompt and friendly. Only negative point----- the mosquitoes, which were extremely bothersome and exacted a heavy toll. The management needs to do more on this front.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We had been to this restaurant for Onam with 3 friends & their families and the sadhya served was terrible and the service was pathetic with filthy attitude of the service guys. The Sadhya is't worth the moneyand propbably the old Udupi or any of the Bhavan's should have been better. Never ever venture to this ENTE KERALAM.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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233 reviews 233 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I wait for this every year and have always enjoyed the experience. The food is perfect and truly traditional and authentic. Four different types of Payasams at the end of the meal are the Grand Finale. The restaurant gets extremely busy and one should book well in advance during this period. This leads to a rushed service where all the... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Been here umpteen number of times, great authentic kerala food, huge quantities of food served and variety of food, always food is hot and fresh. Great service. Do not go to the Anna Nagar branch, this one is abysmal, you will be disappointed badly at the Anna Nagar branch, it is totally 180 apart from this one. Pricing is reasonable... More

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New Delhi, India
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110 reviews 110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stopped by for dinner here last week and liked the ambience and the food here. The staff was responsive and provided great service. There are a few things I would have loved - (a) with spicy kerala food, you need to wash it down wiht some beer... should be some way of includig this in the menu (b) I... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went there with my family. Nice ambiance but the highlight was the terrific food an wonderful service. We come from the same background but the variety and different styles of food was something to laud about. I've been to many restaurants which some Keralite cuisine but this just happens to be the best one I've been it. Would definitely recommend... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Even though we taste the same food on daily basis, till we intend to go out and explore style and hospitality. Which is worth for money at Ente keralam. Nice ambience and tasty food above all wonderful valet service, so no tension about parking. All this at a premium pricing.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I have been to the one in Chennai several times now. This review relates to my experience on Mothers Day. I have been to its Bengaluru counterpart, which is more spacious. However, I give the edge to this Chennai location in terms of food quality. I have traveled extensively in Kerala. I know enough to know that this food is... More

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