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“Iconic - another landmark”

MTR - Mavalli Tiffin Rooms
Ranked #20 of 10,840 Restaurants in Bengaluru
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $4
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Mavalli Tiffin Rooms, known more popularly as MTR, was established in 1924 and is one of Bangalore's oldest and most well known restaurants.
New Delhi, India
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Iconic - another landmark”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2013

Yes - it is iconic and hence one has to do it. Sometimes i do feel it is over rated... There are a few things that one cannot beat - filter coffee and badam halwa would definitely be two of them.

Visited March 2013
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New Delhi, India
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“A Bangalore Landmark”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2013

Go to their old restaurant in the city for the real deal. The ambience together with heavenly food will have you coming here again and again. Be warned, parking can be a nightmare and if you're alone you will likely end up sharing your table with others. But the food and coffee and jamuns are more than enough compensation

Visited March 2013
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Excellent place for vegetarian snacks/tiffin”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2013

One of the best places for vegetarian south Indian food, with select few items of choice only. The place is maintained nicely, even though you feel there is scope of expansion, which steadfastly they have not done for several years. Even though there is a considerable waiting time(waiting halls bigger than restaurant), the food is so divine it takes the angst out of you.

If you are planning to have lunch there, please go with empty stomach as the fare offered is so huge you may find it quite difficult to do justice to even 50%.

  • Visited November 2012
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Bangalore
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“One of the best.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

Idli & sambhar, Puri sagu, Masala dose with Chutney , Jamoon & Badam halwa with coffee will be great particularly when you visit and share them with your close friends & family.

Visited November 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Excellent place for authentic south indian food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

After having a walk and photography shoot, we headed to MTR for breakfast, as it was Sunday morning, restaurant was crowded, but after wait of 10 minutes we got the place, orders were placed, usually they take min 10 minutes of time, we had khara bhath, dosa, rava idli, wada, kesari bhath, and fruit salad, along with a cup of coffee. Food was excellent, authentic in taste.

A must try for every individual who is in Bangalore.

  • Visited March 2013
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