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“Delicious Food and Welcoming French Atmosphere”
Review of Nautilus

Nautilus
Ranked #13 of 81 Restaurants in Mahabalipuram
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed February 18, 2013

We were recommended to come and eat here by a retired couple who spend a few weeks in Mahabalipuram each year. The French owner is most welcoming, and seems to have a big ex-pat and tourist following. After the recommendation we had recieved from our friends, we felt we could eat our first salad at the end of a three week trip to Southern India. How delicious it was too. The spicey grilled Red Snapper 'special' that we chose to accompany it was equally tasty. However, after resisting the famous Nautilus chocolate cake have been hankering for it ever since!

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Reviewed January 27, 2013

Its a nice Cafe Owned by french Man just located down to Vinodhara Guesthouse...the food quality is world class..deserts are delicious....

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

Looks good from the outside and prices looked reasonable. The one waiter working was rude on several occasions, he seated me and I asked to move as people were smoking inside he said I would have to move seats if a table of 4 wanted to come and sit where I was sitting, despite the fact that I was sitting at a table for 4 at the time. Others were asked to move to accommodate more people arriving while they were eating. The main was tasteless and the pasta was really overcooked it tasted slimey and you could not taste the sauce at all. The crepe took over 25 minutes to arrive.

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Reviewed January 18, 2013

We came here for breakfast everyday. The food is good and the filter coffee is very good also.

The staff is friendly and fast service. They remember what you like and don't like.

Good ambiance.

Good value.

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Thank wintermelon
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

The cuisine here is more geared to Westerners. The food is tasty and service is excellent. But come early because the place fills up fast. You can get a very good cheese omelette for breakfast or an excellent crepe for dessert. You'll hear lots of European languages spoken here as the owner is French. We enjoyed this place very much and dined here often.

Thank Wally Z
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