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Marine Drive

ECR, Auro Beach, Aurovil, Pondicherry 605001, India
0413-2623939
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Ranked #61 of 204 Restaurants in Pondicherry
Good for: Outdoor seating
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Good for: Outdoor seating
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Bangalore, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Service and cleanliness was poor. Few dishes were missing the taste for e.g crab fry had equal amount of ground crab meat, chillies, onions and garlic. Overall its average and cheap if you are considering a quick grab in pondicherry.

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Bangalore, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Nice ambience ; great hospitality ; tasty food ! We went there twice in our 3 day stay. Keep it up!!

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Bangalore, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The locals have stalls set up right behind the Gandhi memorial. Please try all the varities of local savouries, its something you dont want to miss

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Ambience was really good with lots of green trees around and a small lawn for children to play. Very near to Auroville beach. Enjoyed cool breeze from sea.. Food was decent. First time when I visited, food was really good.. but second time it was good but the chicken used for dishes is not good. Sea food is really worth... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Pathetic service, bad ambience, sad food. The other reviews are fares, don't believe them. Strongly not recommended. Don't waste your time. Skip this. All cuisine with no claim to fame On EcR road but definitely skip

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

good food on ecr between chennai and pondicherry,choice of menu is good especially jeera rice with goan fish curry we enjoyed it.good value for money.

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Pune, India
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55 reviews 55 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This place is strikingly similar to the Mumbai Marine Drive. Only smaller. The attraction of this place is the row of French houses, resturants & hotels present on the lane bordering the road. There is a mahatma Gandhi Statue which stands at the centre of the road. The French embassy & Secretariat are also on this road. The place hosts... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Marine drive has very tasty and fresh sea food. The pomfret grill is awesome for starters, also try fish fingers and crab soup. The malabar fish curry and prawn masala along with ghee rice was a great combination. Chinese is delivered very fast here and it tastes okay, but i would wait for the good sea food ;)

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Really good sight for visit but timing needs to be right - preferably before sun starts becoming bright, so morning and evening.

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Bangalore, India
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This restaurant is located on the ECR very close to the Auro beach. The place is clean, immaculate and serves hygienic food. Taste was okay but I appreciate finding a neat eat out on the highway.

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