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Murugans Idli Shop

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77-1/A,G.N. Chetty Road, T. Nagar | T. Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600017, India
+91 44 6675 1151
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Memphis, Tennessee
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best at taste and quality. Never order pongal(katte pongal i guess), you will be shocked with the quantity

Thank vamsikrishha9
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272 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 935 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was sparsely occupied given demonetisation. We got a clean seat immediately at lunch. The inner lighting and sunlight streaming in give it a bright look. Food is amazing. Don't miss the podi ghee idli. The dosa and coffee are great!

Thank Rshukla51
Chennai (Madras), India
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334 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a fine evening, myself along with my mom got in to Murugan Idly Shop at G.N.Chetty road for dinner. We ordered for Kuzhi paniyaram & Ghee Uthappam. It was served in banana leaf and the taste was really delicious.

Thank SangeethaAnbalagan
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These people have multiple branches across city, but, I like their GN Chetty Branch, because of ambience and quick service. They serve South Indian snacks on banana leaf. Idly is served along with 3 type of chutney and sambar and podi. Their ghee onion utthapam is too good. Many people like sweet pongal, but, I am big fan of Idly... More 

Thank Ra_Radha
Lucknow, India
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this place late night for a taste of South Indian Food...the food is served on a banana leaf...and it tastes awesome...tried the idli and vada and the taste was above expectations...the dosa was also wonderful...do try the gunpoweder with idli...you will love it...must visit place when visiting chennai

Thank AbhishekMiglani
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good south indian food being served, food comes on a banana leaf, loads of variety of chutney. quick service a little pricey

Thank Priya S
Chennai (Madras), India
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great to go anytime but if you are looking for a place to get some hot idlis and dosais after some of the other places have shut down, don't go past this branch of murugan idlis. It seems to be open till at least 11pm and on some nights even later. I managed to have some idlis... More 

Thank APK24
Bengaluru, India
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

I have been to this restaurant on GN Chetty Road a number of times. The food used to be of great quality with unbeatable taste. However, off late the quality & taste, which had been the USP's of this restaurant has suffered resulting in loss of clientele.

Thank nsram568
Chennai (Madras), India
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

there is no place better when looking for authentic South Indian food. The chutney is just awesome specially the coconut one.

Thank pushpanjalikumar
Navi Mumbai, India
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120 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

we get all breakfast and idli too many types , especially ghee idlis and sambhar .. good breakfast we can go on eating !


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77-1/A,G.N. Chetty Road, T. Nagar | T. Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600017, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 6675 1151

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