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“Probably one of the worst place to eat in Little India”
Review of Murugan Idli Shop

Murugan Idli Shop
Ranked #792 of 15,511 Restaurants in Singapore
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery
Neighborhood: Lavender
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service is terrible. No one attends to you when it is crowded. You just have to wait and wait for the waiters to approach you. If you approach them, they signal you (in a rude way with their hands) to have a seat and that they will come to you. So you wait for 20mins to so, and the waiter comes to you and takes order. He is rude and impatient and cuts you off. 0 for customer service. Leftover plates are not cleaned on time and left laying around. Very disgusting. The banana leaves on which the food is served is not cleaned properly (whitish stains on them). Coming to the price of the food. It's exorbitant and does not justify the taste/quality. The few types of chutneys are practically thrown onto your banana leaf. The place is filled with foreigners/tourists mainly.
There is a tiny shop called murugan vilas off Dunlop road which serves better quality idli and nice tasting chutney and importantly much better service.
When we checked with the cashier on who is the manager so that we can feedback, she mentioned that they have no managers and that the workers were the ones running the show (what?).
This shop does not even deserve the 1 star ranking which I have given.
Just avoid.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Thank labripa
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Reviewed August 22, 2019

Location is little India in Singapore and you get authentic south Indian food. staff working there were also very friendly.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Thank vish1956
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Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

We have been here several times and the food as far as South Indian goes is pretty decent ! But the place is poorly kept and very dirty.
We just walked in and the table was dirty and the food dry and stuck to the table. We asked the lady at the counter to clean the place and she walked with a dirty table cloth, washed the cloth in the sink and just mopped the table and just left. With us sitting on a table that was wet and sloppy. I had to find a tissue to wipe the table myself. So that’s your standard here . Unfortunately Hawkers centers have a greater standard of cleanliness.Sloppiness and poor standards of hygiene are not something that is acceptable. Sadly things have gotten worse here. Will give it a pass next time.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank TinaSingapore
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Murugan offers best South Indian food in Singapore. Idlis are super soft, vada is tasty and sambar is amazing. All their chutneys are pretty good. Dosa is exceptionally tasty and crispy. However, as mentioned in a few other reviews customer service can be improved. Waiters are curt and have preferential treatment for a few customers.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Richa007P
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Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

One of the best south indian testaurant for dosas and idlis. The place is usually busy. Very very expensive. Located opposite to Mustafa Centre.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CHIDUWINTV
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