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MTR - Mavalli Tiffin Rooms

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#14, Lalbagh Road, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560027, India
+91 80 2223 0471
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Tue - Fri 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hyderabad, India
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

To be fair when we went at lunch time, they only offered the 'Thali' which was disappointing because 1) i'm not a big thali fan and 2) i couldn't eat what I wanted. Anyway the food was between ok and good. Quality was never a problem, but cleanliness was a bit sub-standard. Definitely worth a try for all the history... More 

Thank amitbakhru
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome rava idli and masala dosa. In fact they are the ones who started the frozen dosas and idlis and all the mixes for south breakfasts.

Thank Abhijith A
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A must visit for every person who visits Namma Bengaluru. The food is delicious! And the long queue is an evidence to that. The masala dosa, rava idli should be had with coffee. And if you still have space the fruit custard is a treat to your sweet tooth. The service could be better. The cutlery is average. The prices...could... More 

Thank Alvika18
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yummy south Indian dishes never tasted before. Hot dosas served with ghee flavor with pudina coconut chutney is real yum. I liked the series of different food served. Try it out!

Thank Indu333
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The quality of food is rich and nice . The staff are very courtesy and the ambience is good. The best thing I liked was that this is the only restaurant which does not allow to keep service tips. Regards Piyush.Sheth

Thank Piyush S
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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126 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place.. Simply outstanding food. We had gone for the lunch here. The staff were quite courteous and the food was amazing. Quite possibly the best Thali I have ever had. Only downside is the wait time though. The guy at the cash counter said it would hardly be 15 minutes. But we had to wait for almost an... More 

Thank Sharath K
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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195 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

went for lunch with my wife and took the unlinmited one gr8 food, with varietry of choice in puris, masala dose. could not finish the food as it was very heavy

Thank Simhavij
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb food, Plain dosa and coffee is highlight. Staff is efficient and courteous. Dosas here are too different from what we eat generally. They are thick yet but crispy. They serve Ghee with idli and dosas and people who love pure ghee, its divine to match it up.Idli which they serve is not of my choice however it's soft and... More 

Thank Sudhanit
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Snacks & the thali is awesome. A must visit for all tourists & locals. MTR is known for its quality & they export condiments & other food stuff to various countries around the globe. One of the oldest heritage restaurants in Bangalore.

Thank 777gauti
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food , specially the Dosa & coffee. Horrible service, rude staff, cleanness missing, age old interior and no sign of change

Thank 850ajayj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #14, Lalbagh Road, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560027, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Bengaluru (Bangalore)
  • Phone Number: +91 80 2223 0471
Mavalli Tiffin Rooms, known more popularly as MTR, was established in 1924 and is one of Bangalore's oldest and most well known restaurants.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?