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Seashore Restaurant

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Village Centre, Mahabalipuram, India
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Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

I've been in India for 2 months now and it is the worst restaurant I have ever went. The food is just "ok" and pretty expensive for what it is. But, the main thing is the staff and. They totally don't care about you. They serve the dishes without even looking at you, just before they turn back to their... More 

Thank Martin S
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2014

We arrived at mahabalipuram around lunch time. We choose this restaurant as it was only one around which looked clean and was open(during off season). This is right at the end of othavadi street by the beach opposite to santana restaurant and hotel. The fried prawns were pretty good but the calamari was over cooked and almost all fried items... More 

Thank ShankeyTBTS
Coventry, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2014

We - a group of 5, including our Indian tour leader - arrived here expecting great things, After being shown the fresh fish on offer we made choices from the menu. The waiter took orders from 4 of our group but categorically ignored our Indian friend and walked away. When challenged about this, the waiter, and also the owner denied... More 

Thank BrianFawcus
Witney, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2014

Make sure you get the right one if you're trying to follow in 'Ricky's' footsteps. There are 2 restaurants with very similar names very close to each other. If you want to follow Rick Stein's adventure, you want the one closest to The Shore Temple. We arrived in the dark for an evening meal and got the wrong one. We... More 

2 Thank Ross M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2013

My friends and I went to this beach side outdoor restaurant overlooking gorgeous sandy beaches and sea. Having seen Rick Stein's BBC series on Indian Cuisine throughout India and Rick selecting this simple beach side restaurant as his single NUMBER ONE signature cuisine for the series had us intrigued. Was the accolade really worthy? In several words: OMG OMG YES... More 

2 Thank sunmoon_UK
London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

Excellent food! We'd ordered fish curry and rice, fried prawns and calamari, fries for the kids. The fish and prawns were so fresh, they had probably just been caught. However, the service was rather slow, even for a can of coke. Overall however I think we got value for money and will definitely go there on our next trip to... More 

1 Thank Gazala R
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2012

The spicy masala tava fried fish and tiger prawns are the only good stuff that you can get here...and they are really good!!. Make sure you bargain hard for the days catch and you'll get a good deal, and then tell them specifically to have it TAVA fried with their "special" masala. The restaurant is bang on the beach so... More 

1 Thank Kairalee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2012

we tried this place as it seemed to be busy but i think most were there cos of the hype and it was terrible and we tried most places in this town several times, gecko is best. waiters surly food BAD. if you to this town let me know as i need help with a bad businessman there-ta x

1 Thank armchairtraveller09
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2012

Seduced by the idea of eating fish from the days catch cooked just for us while we waited. When it came it was cool "blackened" and accompanied by a few chips.It was edible but poor value.

2 Thank oscar0734

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Village Centre, Mahabalipuram, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Mahabalipuram

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?