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Murugan Idli Shop

#366 of 8,126 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Little India
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#81, Syed Alwi Road,, Singapore 207660, Singapore
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amongst various south Indian restaurants that I tried in Singapore, this is one of the best. They have 4 different kind of sauces (chutnies) they serve with all orders. Food is good. Average price per person: 5-10 SGD.

Thank Tarun C
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best ones i had in Singapore, anytime best south indian authentic food. the only issue is waiting and things just finish if you enter after 9.25PM i had times where could not get anything more to order.

Thank tarung
Rajkot, India
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice south indian food murugan is same where ever you find its name too many choice in murugan small place with maximum space utilisation

Thank Bhavik S
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had 3 idlis and 1 masala dosa here. The bill was less than $8. Additionally, Idli and dosa tasted fresh. So did the masala inside the dosa. I was also given 4varieties of chutney and sambhar as accompaniment. Photo attached. All tasted freshly prepared and full of South Indian flavor. Place is small, so I had to wait to... More 

Thank Abhishek S
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite many negative reviews about this place, I really liked the food and service. This is a quick service tiffin room with really low prices and they specialise is wholesome south Indian food. Anyone looking for pampering should go to a *rated restaurant.

Thank rajkumarharalalka22
Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We, the people, made Murugun Idly famous by visiting it countless times but from last two times our experience is real bad with pathetic service. We asked for crispy dosa and hot sambhar..but were served cold sambhar and disa was no where near crispy. When we asked waiter about this, he said he cannot serve hot sambhar and was arguing... More 

Thank Smallbyte
Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I have been visiting this place since i came to Singapore in 2012...Loved the Idli's back then but over the years they have lost their touch. May be change in cook or recipes have made the food tasteless. They were famous for their 4 chutney's with every meal which use to have their own distinctive taste but now have been... More 

Thank CoolAtul
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Food items we ordered here was not oily and at the same time it was very tasty and served hot. Even thoguh it is crowded and bit costly these days

Thank Arun R
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

It's a great place to visit for some very soft and delicious idlis. Served with 4 types of chutni, the idlis are a delight to have. Must try for anyone who likes South Indian food

Thank Manojgarg123
Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

In summary - if you don't want your Weekend/day/mood spoilt, avoid the place ... I went back to this place after a long time despite my first experience being less than ideal. First, how they serve .. they serve a plate with only chutneys and then bring along the stuff you order - Idly, Dosa whatever ... I ordered Idli... More 

Thank SaleemIrphan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Indian, Vegetarian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #81, Syed Alwi Road,, Singapore 207660, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Little India
  • Neighborhood: Little India
  • Phone Number: 62980858

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Staying in Little India

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Little India
With a strong local Indian community, this pocket of Singapore can feel like another place and time. Wander past traditional barbershops while local residents in brightly colored saris patronize retailers from decades past. Peruse streets lined with colorful shops as the aroma of curry tempts you to indulge. Listen to the Bollywood music echoing from storefronts and take in the stalls selling bright flowers, fabrics, and spices. At the 24-hour, four-level Mustafa Shopping Center, you can shop through the night and find everything from pharmacy and grocery items to Bollywood DVDs and diamond necklaces. Singapore’s Little India offers a colorful, lively taste of the subcontinent and is well worth the visit.
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