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TTK Road | Alwarpet, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
+914424994101
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
South Indian Delight

Great Food blended with amazing service. Authentic South Indian Cousins, classical ambiance, live Karnataka music.. what else you require for your lunch or dinner !! Chef Harish , The chef for the restaurant is one of the most humble and knowledgeable person and can explain the entire history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
27-Sandy-1982
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Chennai (Madras), India
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great Food blended with amazing service. Authentic South Indian Cousins, classical ambiance, live Karnataka music.. what else you require for your lunch or dinner !! Chef Harish , The chef for the restaurant is one of the most humble and knowledgeable person and can explain the entire history behind each dish. His care & courtesy will take the experience to... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

THE DAKSHIN RESTAURANT is a very good place to dine with family. children and friends. The spreads in buffet is really very attractive and tasty. The Ala Carte is really gives you lot of options to choose from. The fine ambiance of the restaurant give very satisfying dining experience. The service by Indian style dressed people who are very polite... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A very good place to enjoy tasty food with family..Ambiance is very good. Staff is nice with prompt service. Worth a visit when in Chennai.

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Shillong, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The food is consistently good,tasty and we have had no trouble with the service.The restaurant has a nice decor and there was no wait.This is a good place for someone easing into South Indian cuisine.The overall experience was great, Love this place and i definitely will go back there again.

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ArindamKunarCPGGN, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Jenifa T Greetings! Thank you for your lovely feedback and compliments about Dakshin which I have promptly communicated to our team. We are delighted that we were able to provide you an authentic South Indian experience and hope that you will be back soon. Regards Arindam Kunar, General Manager More 

New Delhi, India
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155 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It is a wonderful place for exceptional food. Nice ambiance. Great service. Staff is very nice. Service is prompt. One should visit at least once.

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ArindamKunarCPGGN, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Ashwani C Greetings! Thank you for your kind words of appreciation for Dakshin and our team. These comments deeply motivate us and also encourage us to maintain the highest levels of service and the authenticity of cuisine, that Daskhin is so well known for. We hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Arindam Kunar, General Manager More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

It was our anniversary visit and we were fortunate that we got an Anglo Indian meal with the festival they were having.  Amazing experience overall. Love the celebrity wall at the entrance of the restaurant and they served us the best appams I had. From Brinda who greeted us to Suresh who served us (his recommendations are something you cannot... More 

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ArindamKunarCPGGN, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Aneeshmishra Greetings! Such a detailed and incisive feedback is great for us to hear, and for the readers of your feedback, some wonderful advise on the experience that awaits them at Dakshin. I am glad you enjoyed your meal, and yes, Chef Harish did put in his best to ensure a truly authentic Anglo Indian fair. Your feedback is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Amazing taste, a rich menu (may be a menu for the rich) efficient service, every thing is high class, even the musician on stage. Portions were somehow generous, with meat around the bones which is not the case everywhere, though my desert, a bread pudding, was rather small and not as tasty as the other curries we had All and... More 

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ArindamKunarCPGGN, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Steph1961 Greetings. Thank you for your detailed feedback. Guests like yourself, who have had the pleasure of exploring various cuisines and restaurants, and yet not only rate us high but come back in itself is a true reflection of our efforts bearing fruits. Chef Harish and his team are delighted to hear about your feedback, and so are the... More 

Shillong, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Dakshin! A place to be on a gloomy Monday... The live band certainly makes it more lively.. The food is just amazing so hats off to the chefs.. The services are quick and up to the mark.. Will surely visit Dakshin when I'm in Chennai again..

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ArindamKunarCPGGN, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear BaphiMukhim, Greetings! Thank you for your lovely comments and appreciation of our team members from Dakshin. We are happy to hear from you and thank you for writing on tripadvisor, which is a great forum to spread the good word about your experiences. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Regards Arindam Kunar, General Manager More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Dakshin, definitely a destination not to be missed when in Chennai. The ambiance is beautifully created through the decor and the authentic live music which is subtle and non-intrusive. The service is as exquisite as the food which is perfectly prepared and a real treat. The chef is a real master of his art.

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ArindamKunarCPGGN, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings! Thank you for taking time and writing about your experience. We take pride in Dakshin and do our best to ensure the most authentic food and service levels. It is a reward for us, when guests such as yourself appreciate and acknowledge in such a complimentary way. Thank You and see you back soon. Arindam Kunar, General... More 

Gurgaon, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Amazing food and truly a cultural experience also a great service culture they almost force feed you. The chef take care of what we like and what we avoid and loved the green glass for the vegetarian for whom of course they have the most amazing stuff

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ArindamKunarCPGGN, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings! Thank you for your compliments and we shall pass on the same to our team. Do visit us soon and we will endeavour to keep the same high levels of service and food. Arindam Kunar, General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: TTK Road | Alwarpet, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +914424994101

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 68
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Doing business, Families with children

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