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132 T T K Road | Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sloatsburg, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant gives you a nice choice vegetarian or nonvegetanian dish to choose from the different areas of southern India. The was excellent, we had for the first time lamb trotters FANTASTIC we would definitely have them again. The ambience and service was perfect and if we were here long enough we would love to come again to try other... More 

Thank brucepekarek
Pune, India
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

1. A very good restaurant for Indian food Non vegeterian. 2. Ate Crab, Chicken and Prawns in different recipes . very good taste. 3. Staff very courteous.

Thank Shailendra115
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have been to Dakshin few times now and absolutely love the combination of food, ambience and staff - it's an experience that not just tickles your taste buds but also leaves great memories. The last time I was there they served a rose petal dessert and it was so good that I personally thanked the chef for his creation.... More 

Thank AnujTravels
New Delhi, India
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is more than two decades old and has a loyal clientele, many of them are coming here since it opened. The service is in silver dishes. The food is veg or non veg South Indian. Try anything the spices are just right. The service lead by Palnival, Thangarajan and Chef Harish is very friendly and prompt.

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177 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Chennai. The ambience, the soft soothing South Indian music of yesteryears in the background. The starters especially the banana dosa and a variety to choose from but their soft parattas and Aapams with coconut gravy of chicken or mutton is definitely worth it and for deserts their Kulfi is worth trying. Dr.... More 

Thank drjavedrasheed
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was bowled over by the food in my first trip to Dakshin at Crowne Plaza. They serve both vegeterian and non-veg south indian food that includes delicacies from Andhra, Kerala and Tamilnadu. We were pleasantly surprised with the banana dosa we were served. None of us had tasted this earlier. We had ordered an okra dish as well. The... More 

Thank harini188
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The name of the restaurant couldn't be any more appropriate! It brings the absolute best of South Indian dining experience. I stay fairly regularly at The Crowne Plaza and very effortlessly get drawn to this restaurant. Outstanding appetizers and delectable entrees... I have also been treated to some great and very courteous service - as if I were eating at... More 

Thank Rajan_Gurgaon
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is simply too good and finger licking. overall a great experience . would love to visit again

Thank vishal g
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well its sort of a ritual to take my parents to Dakshin for lunch every time I come back home for a visit. Obviously its a special occasion for me and my parents. The food was great, in fact seemed to have improved from my last visit. From the prawn starter to the creamy curd rice, high scores. Cant say... More 

Thank Gnanashanker S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had come with my best friends family for her Birthday, and we were greeted by Harish, who promised to make our dining experience wonderful and he truly lived up to that promise! Apart from the exquisite items on the menu, Harish had also made some special items for us - which were all delicious! I loved this place and... More 

Thank Kirthi R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $67
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 T T K Road | Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +914424994101

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