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Zains hotel

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Behind tagore centennary hall | Near the beach, Kozhikode, India
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bekal, India
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been here with family.Food was really tasty and authentic Great homely ambience too.Service was excellent

Kerala, India
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will get authentic malabar food here... especially snacks..had chatti pathiri,irachi pathiri,pazham nirachath,pathiri and chicken stew. .chatti pathiri was delicious!!..good and fast service...not air conditioned.

Thank Ishwarya_Sooraj
Kozhikode, India
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After one of the regular friends get together we all visited this place and had evening tea from here. The coffee was good. But the tea was not served hot. Snacks we ordered were tasty and yummy. These people serve almost every malabar tea time snacks. Must try their Irachi pathiri.

Thank akhilbabupalakkal
Kochi (Cochin), India
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had some snacks frm there erachi pathiri,chatti pathiri nd kaduka... Erachi pathiri nd chatti pathiri 100/100, but kaduka was bit disappointing... It just tasted some flour with lot of chilli nd som othr flavors....

Thank vinithawilson
New Delhi, India
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reading some of the reviews here it seems like this place has gone downhill compared to earlier times. This was my first time here so I can't compare but my experience here was quite good. Maybe it was because I reached early (12 noon) but it was quite empty when I got there. Got my food within 5 minutes, service... More 

Thank Kartikeya S
Kozhikode, India
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tastey food of zanathatha...no words other than awesome. ..her presence in each items make the food more tastey. ..my most favourite item is fish biriyani. .always have it whenever I get a chance. ..it's the real kozhikodan biriyani. ..oh..it's just yummy. ..don't miss zains. ..

Thank jijuvinod
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This place is a must visit for any foodie out there...located close to the main Kozhikode beach, this is by far the best place to have muslin delicacies native to the region. Had a wide variety of snacks which are filling in quantity that by the time main course comes you wonder what is beyond heaven...never ever miss it if... More 

Thank Ameenopaul
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

After seeing the revJews given rocky and mayur of ndtv good times and rohan patoley from travel co. Decided to have lunch there. Had biryani the best I have tasted till date. Next time will try their chicken fry with boiled eggs in it

Thank Pradeep M
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

A restaurant near to the Kozhikode beach. As you come from the city side to the beach take the right turn after the Tagore Theatre and then the first right turn and you will find Hotel Zains on the left side. This popular hotel is run by an old lady fondly called as Zainu Thatha. She is mostly found inside... More 

Thank Gopalakrishnan H
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

superb Malabar non veg Muslim traditional foods are available ..its so popular in calicut... go to calicut beach after your tasty food

Thank Gs Ajay M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Behind tagore centennary hall | Near the beach, Kozhikode, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kozhikode
  • Phone Number: 914952366311
Zains hotel has been around for many many years. Under the leadership of Zainu thatha, this restaurant serves authentic mappila dishes from northern kerala. For non vegetarians and sea food lovers who want to taste malabar cuisine, this is THE place!

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