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Sheraton Park Hotel & Towers, Ttk Road | Alwarpet, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
+914424994101
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Ranked #2 of 2,483 Restaurants in Chennai (Madras)
Price range: $22 - $71
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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English first
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

I have been visiting Dakshin for the last 18 years and the food has been consistently superior over this period. The Idiyappam / Paya is fabulous and so is the Iyer's Trolley. The Luch Thali's are exquisite and the prawns are just out of the world. The Kozhi Rasam is also a treat The staff there especially Majeed who has... More 

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LENGGRIES
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Went to this restaurant with a friend, and we were both very impressed with the quality of the food and the attentive service ! Great restaurant.

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Chennai (Madras), India
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My dad first took me to Dakshin when I was at school. I was fascinated by a lady who was dancing Bhartanatyam but the stage was on glass. So you could see the intricate movements of her feet and her reflection on the glass like stage below. She was dancing to the soft live flute music that wafted to our... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Variety of current sine from all parts of South India is what I like the most. Kerala delicacies are truly outstanding.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Probably the best restaurant in Chennai for South Indian Cuisine. Pricey but you are getting the best food here. Try a coconut juice with ginger.

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I had taken out my cousins to this place and they loved the food and the place itself. Its quite serene and comfortable, but I felt the price was little on a higher side. The food was great though!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I ate at this amazing restaurant a few weeks back and it was the best Indian food I have ever had. First of all after you have been seated you get handed very beautiful menus which are filled up with traditional Indian food. We did not know what on earth we were going to order but luckily the very nice... More 

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European in India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Exquisitely prepared South Indian food, from the different southern states. The typical staples that one finds in standard home cooking are replaced with more specific and special dishes on the menu. Ambiance and service are good, which make it a nice place to take your visiting business guests as an introduction to South Indian culture and cuisine.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Dakshin offers authentic south Indian cuisines and ensures that the authenticity is maintained by the old school ambiance and the serving with the banana leaves. The menu is not exhaustive but whatever they offer is good to start for a northie like me. Had their Thali with the Malabar paratha and it was awesome. The service is prompt and over... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Actually, so are the other staff but he's the dude whose name I remember. If you want to treat yourself - this place is expensive - have a truly fine dining experience of South Indian food here. The staff are simply brilliant, the food - without doubt the best South Indian I have ever had - and the staff will... More 

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Address: Sheraton Park Hotel & Towers, Ttk Road | Alwarpet, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
Phone Number: +914424994101
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
Average Prices: USD 22 - 71
Cuisine: Indian

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