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Bajanaikoil Street | No. 181, Fisherman Colony, Mahabalipuram, India
9840361432
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Anchorage, Alaska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Warning, unjustified price regarding the quality of food. Much better to go village side along the main road, avoid the tourist are, frankly they abuse the foreigners ! And you can buy yourself some beers at 4 km of the village, Chennai side, for cheap !!

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2 Thank Angela B
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Food - below average. Rice is not good. We ate half stomach. All non veg items got raw smell. Drinks- I ordered a lime soda. They game a very local one. Drinking water is not good. Place- sea is some how lightly visible. Later we found out lot restaurants in sea shore itself. Service - is nice. Price - costly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We ate here twice in a week in February. It was really good food and the owners let us into the kitchen and showed us how to make a couple of dishes. The best food we'd found in the town. It was quite quiet but then most places were. Really friendly staff.

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Thank RogerandJean2014
Berlin, Germany
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Came reading the reviews on Tripadvisor. Disappointed with the service,food and place. Living in Chennai for work I am aware of what to expect. But this is way to poor. Smelly waiters and sloppy service .

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3 Thank Mark A
Lille, France
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Good food... Very nice place... Friendly service... Nice people... Great advices... Good prices... WHAT ELSE ???

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Thank francoisrenoncourt
Chennai (Madras), Indien
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Ok, music was more or lass the music i was dancing to 10, 15 years ago, food was ok, some dishes even better than average Service was average, When i finish my Main course, my wife got her Starter... Not too bad , but you will find better places in Mahaballipuram.

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4 Thank Erik N
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

We both had fish dinners here. Freshly cooked to order, so a little wait but worth it. Both dishes were really tasty. Service was friendly too. Enjoyable meal.

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Thank Casbella
Dundee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Just an average meal in dark surroundings served by a very young boy and I think it was possibly his mother. The food as I say was ordinary,the onion pakoras poor,maybe it was just a bad night at the kitchen,I hope so.

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London, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Granted the guy who runs this is very friendly but the food was a very average and it cost us 1000 rupees for just 1 course each and a drink. I am not sure how it got all the 5 star reviews, we ate in quite a few better places in Mamallapuram than this and they weren't even in the... More 

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London, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

had prawns and rice - they were tough and tasted VERY fishy. Didn't finish them and the cost for two of us was around 1000 rupees - had much better meals elsewhere for less.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bajanaikoil Street | No. 181, Fisherman Colony, Mahabalipuram, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Mahabalipuram
  • Phone Number: 9840361432

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