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“YUCK!”
Review of Mahesh Lunch Home

Mahesh Lunch Home
Ranked #145 of 7,013 Restaurants in Pune
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Pune is a city that is very rich in terms of the culture. Hence it is a known fact that the food and different cuisines are also bound to be delicious. So for all you seafood lovers, if you haven't yet figured out where to head to get a taste of the finest fishes cooked and grilled in spicy and Indian flavors, then let us tell you, that Mahesh Lunch Home is your best bet. That is where you will get to taste authentic Mangalorean seafood. We are considered as the best seafood restaurant in Pune. And for those who are hell bent on having a very clean and hygienic ambience, be rest assured that our restaurant does its best to keep you satisfied in every form. People who have been there have only good reviews, so do not miss out on including us for your next dinner plan. Established by Mr.S.C.Karkera in 1977; Mahesh Lunch Home has spearheaded Mangalorean food to newer heights. Mahesh Lunch Home has now become one of the most desired restaurants for satiating Mangalorean Sea Food hunger, for celebrities and families alike. Being the first & Best Seafood Restaurant in Pune to serve authentic Mangalorean food, we occupy a special place for ourselves and our cuisine in the hearts of our customers. Since our humble beginning in the late 70’s, whence serving only a few dishes, one of the most important being Surmai Curry & Butter Garlic Crab which many of our guests still remember devouring in our prime restaurant at Fort, Mumbai; we have expanded and proudly bring to you seven top-notch restaurants globally
Reviewed September 22, 2012

You enter the place - and it stinks of fish! And I love sea-food so try & put the term 'stinks' into perspective!
The food isn't even close to 'great'. It's just average - considering that anything with fish in it has so much potential!
The prices are preposterous and I just don't get what the hype is about!

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1  Thank MNBharucha
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

Apart from slight hitch of a basement location (which is cleverly glossed over by an understated bottom of the sea theme) everything is WONDERFUL at Mahesh Lunch Home.
The food is varied, fresh, and well prepared, the service is splendid, and although seafood is a speciality, there was still plenty on the menu to choose from for my mother, who was off fish that day (don't ask).
Highly recommended for hungry people who like their food.

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Thank GSDastur
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Reviewed July 2, 2012

After a long time i reached the heaven for fish lovers .the name of this place gives it a very village like sound and seems to be that rustic ambience and in the month of may at pune this is hardly inviting -with the humidity and heat .tHE CHILLED BEER SETTLED ME DOWN .
ok then we ordered the food which seemed incredible and ITWAS. the choice was great
the prawn curry and biryani was out of this world
the fried pomprets were stupendous
the waiter seemed to have either lost his mother or was suffering from a bad case of frozenface

the atmosphere was great and the blue room effect is very cooling and the washroom ?? well well the other places in pune need to learn that a small place can be exploited so well .
all waiters should carry a blue card and a red card .keep the red card if u want him to be changed or keep the blue card if u want him to continue

good food cannot be enjoyed in sour company
the usherer and the bar man and the cashier were nice and pleasent

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Thank ringsonmysole
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Reviewed July 2, 2012

Variety of excellent sea-food cooked in mostly konkani style. It is a slightly expensive place but the costs are worth it. You can choose from live specimens before they are cooked for you. Try south-indian dosas with non-veg curries. Good ambience.

Thank dazzledorp
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Reviewed June 12, 2012

Well, I had been to Mahesh Lunch Home, one in the Mumbai Fort area a couple of times in the past before when I was working in Mumbai. But this one in Pune, I just had been twice. Yesterday, I had been out for Dinner with my Family & I was much delighted to see that this Restaurant is simply going Great day by day. This Restaurant is undoubtedly one of the Finest in Pune.
If you are looking for a Very Good Ambience, Excellent Quality of Food & Good Service, then this is simply the best place to visit which specialises in Sea Food. Relax, Chill out & simply enjoy the Sea Food varieties especially in Lobster, Tiger Prawns, Pomphret just to name a few.
If in doubt, what to order ? Simply ask the staff & they would be delighted to help you out in selection of your taste & trying out something different. Also simply ask them to show you the size of the Fish before you place an order & they would promptly show you the Fish & also tell you the Price for it, as the Price of some of the Dishes are mentioned, "APS" i.e, As Per Size.
Althogh, the Prices for the dishes are a bit dearer but that justifies as you will get a feeling that you are dining in a Restaurant inside a Five Star Hotel.
A special note of thanks for the Staff who made sure we were attended well.
If you have a fire in the belly for Excellent Sea Food, simply go for this place.

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Thank suhas24
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