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Dakshin

Sheraton Park Hotel & Towers, Ttk Road | Alwarpet, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
+914424994101
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Ranked #2 of 2,445 Restaurants in Chennai (Madras)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $73
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

If you ve tasted the best delicacies in interiors of Southern states and you miss them in metro, dakshin is a fairly good replacement for the taste buds. You may not agree it's the best you ever had, but you sure would be had the best meal of the day at the end. Recommended : coconut water payasam, ambur biriyani,... More

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chennai
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78 reviews 78 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Been there long time ago , was recently there with family friends for lunch. Great ambience with south indian music set the lunch going. We ordered the thali and beleive me you need to have a really good appetite to taste and eat everything that is served with the thali meal.Their cutlery is awesome too. I especially liked the mini... More

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Chennai, India
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132 reviews 132 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I have always loved this place. My recent visit reinforced the impression. Excellent south indian food - this time they had a special Saurashtrian Veg Menu also, friendly service and great ambience. The spinach soup and mini dosas from Iyer's trolley were delicious. The main course was also very good without the usually over the top spices and oil that... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

we had the opportunity to celebrate our 25th anniversary...just me and my husband! the food was awesome, the ambience great, the service wonderful and the music, out of the world! It was a perfect setting for a classic evening! We did have the opportunity of being surprised! they surprised us with a cake...made us cut...and it was just awesome! the... More

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Florence, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The food is good, as it has been for over the past decade that I've been visiting this restaurant. The staples like the 'BANANA DOSA' are brilliant, and always have been. I like to avoid the chicken dishes here as they rarely are as good as the seafood. Post prandial coffee is always very good. But I'm bored of the... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A business associate from US chose this restaurant only because of its geographical location. It was mid point between the Chennai airport and our house in the centre of the city. Though it was to discuss business and trade, his two adult children were also with him and wanted to try out some South Indian dishes The grown ups wanted... More

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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A heaven for South Indian dishes with par-excellent food with unmatched hospitality and decor. The prices are obviously over-priced but thats a given for a top notch luxury place like Dakshin.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I have to tell you this is one of the best restaurants I have been to in India. This is my first trip to Chennai and lot of my colleagues were raving about this restaurant. I will be honest I went there with no expectations what so ever but I should say I had the best experience while dining out.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

I spent my birthday lunch at dakshin and I just loved the food. The staff were very courteous and the service was excellent! Sathish the manager ensured we always had food on our table and was delicious. The Onam sadya deserts were to die for ! I also got a chocolate complimentary cake in the end. If people like true... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

True to its name, the restaurant's got a very South Indian feel to it. It's a pretty interesting and different atmosphere. The food though was too spicy for my taste. The one who helped me with the menu and chipped in with the recommendations, Palanivel was genuinely apologetic when I complained about it. However, to make up for it, he... More

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