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Dakshin

Sheraton Park Hotel & Towers, Ttk Road | Alwarpet, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
+914424994101
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Ranked #1 of 2,143 Restaurants in Chennai (Madras)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $74
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
Jersey City, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have been going to Dakshin every since i was in elementary school. I loved it then-- love it now ( revisiting after a few years). The taste has remained the same through all the years that i have eaten at the restaurant. My favorite there is the Banana dosa from the Iyer's trolley, the way they serve their pickles... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

On a recent visit to one of the highly acclaimed restaurants in the city, 'dakshin' everything on the menu was sensational.. presentation was really good and i must say the service is impeccable.. with managers like Satish and staff like Hemant my experience at dakshin was memorable.. my new favorite dishes are banana dosai & vada from iyers trolley.. thank... More

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India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

I have been here many times, all I can say is one of the bed place to have Andra flavor food in this part of Chennai, Alwarpet. Great people , fantastic service and economical.

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Dehradun, India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

After a long years of gap, I have visited Dakshin again with my family. The atmosphere is mesmerizing. We enjoyed the evening with the amazing experience of selective food and music. Every dish is prepared with care to satisfy our expectation. The staffs are well trained and knowledgeable. Overall an EXCELLENT place to enjoy real South Indian varieties. Keep it... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Awesome Food, Each item was explained in detail by the Service Associates. for me and my guests it was a treat in South Indian Tastes and a once in a lifetime experience

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Ahmedabad, India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had been to this place quite often and is simply and unquestionably the best in Chennai.. With the live music and appropriately dressed stewards and the overall ambience being good you feel relaxed and happy. The menu is purely South Indian and very authentic at that, the chutneys are fabulous . Service settings and the standards are of highest quality... More

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Warren, Vermont
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Dakshin is unquestionably the best South Indian restaurant in the city. We've been regulars here for the past 2 decades and if anything has changed it's only for the better. Even after my move to the US I never fail to have dinner here every time I visit. Whereas other 5 star South Indian restaurants equate the word South Indian... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Everything about our meal at Dakshin was fantastic. The menu comprises of dishes from the different regions of South India and each was delightful and flavourful and interesting. The chutneys/ accompaniments were also great. The service was top notch and the staff patiently explained to us the various dishes. The ambience is refined with live musicians playing their instruments. A... 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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is simply one of the best South Indian restaurants in town. Must try if you don't mind splurging a Bit. Abdul Hameed took care of us and he guided us very well with the menu options. They had the Iyer special - small adai & mango dosa, in the live counter. With the chutneys & jaggery/butter it was a... More

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Chennai
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A must for those visiting Chennai. Traditional South Indian food delicately spiced and served with such care made the experience a treat. The myriad chutneys were a treat. The banana dosa and the five banana ice cream were of master chef standards. Kudos to our server Mr Reuben who took care to explain the finer details and preguessed our seconds... More

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