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34 Othavadai Street, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
+91 44 2744 3115
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (168 reviews)
“prawns” (96 reviews)
“masala” (58 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
34 Othavadai Street, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Reviewed yesterday

if you visit mahabalipuram you have to visit this place especially sea food lovers . they do serve in open area it is very crowded restaurant . evening is perfect time to go there

Thank Mingwal
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate in the restaurant with the same name on the opposite side of the road one evening between Christmas and new year. We were seated upstairs overlooking the street. Food was pretty awful and overpriced (1400 rupee for four fresh but overcooked prawns) but...More

Thank Sussexwife
Reviewed 3 days ago

Moonrakers restaurant review : How often do we see good restaurants loosing their touch !! We’ll to be frank, nowadays its a common sight in food market. Reason for it can be many sometimes greed can be a major factor by opening multiple branches too....More

Thank Ranjith K
Reviewed 4 days ago

We often dropped in here for a beer and snacks, as well as a meal or two. I can't say it's fantastic, but so long as you are not here when it's crowded, it's pleasant enough.

Thank Michael1052
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worst restaurant of my life. We went for lunch and found countless deficiencies, but some important mentioned here: 1. Food quality is pathetic. 2. Chapatis and rice were cold 3. Service was poor 4. Time take for preparation was long 5. What ordered did not...More

Thank Roopinder
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had lunch in restaurant but not so great. Preparation is average and too costly for average grade lunch. Parking space for car is ample.

Thank Muthukumar P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good but I was grossed out by the server sticking his finger up his nose several times and shovelling hard as though he was digging for gold. There was no soap at the sink, of course. Then he told me the credit...More

Thank Midnight8478
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was OK but service very average. The restaurant relied on previous laurels we felt and it came over to us as not very bothered

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is rare to find a seafood place which cooks food once you order. Moonrakers serves fresh seafood and it is rare gem. They is a scope to improve the hygiene standards especially it is more popular now. Fish fry, prawn masala and masala squid...More

Thank Vinoth G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can choose your own seafood, and prepared fresh. But the masala was basic and not cooked very well. The taste was not so great.

Thank SubSan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Othavadai Street, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Kanchipuram District  >  Mahabalipuram
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2744 3115
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