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“Too Much Hype and one op the worst place to eat food..” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Amma Mess

Amma Mess
Ranked #9 of 225 Restaurants in Madurai
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Chennai (Madras), India
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Too Much Hype and one op the worst place to eat food..”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2014

I know that you cannot expect too much service in this kind of places but this the worst place i have dinned..
To start of.. the restaurnt is like a market where everybody is shouting from the servers to the people eating.. and there are charis and tables everywhere possible.. a table which should ideally seat 4 people is placed with 6 chairs..your bana leaf (on which food is served) will definitly be over or under the next person you are seated with.. ..
About the food, yes it is nice and there is a lot of options available on the menu, but the quanitity they serve is plain cheating and the cost which they charge is on par wit the some of the highclass restraunts.
If u order any of thier regular or cheap items they give a stare even take a long time to deliver. it. And some times they force u to with few things in their hands and say this is hot just now cooked u should defeinilty try this and give an awful stare if u insist and say dont want.

Over all this place is just too much hype mainly coz of the flim industry people visits and plain cheating of all their customers.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Kozhikode, India
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Terrific Non Veg food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

Visited Amma mess, Madurai based on the reviews seen on TA. It didn't disappoint me and indeed went beyond expectations. I went along with a friend of mine for lunch. The plantain leaves were spread for us. We opted for Rice option. We were served with Varaal fry and Vanjiram (I guess, not sure) fry before rice. We ordered Crab boneless masala, crab bone marrow omelette, curd, prawns masala dry etc. Tasty Mutton golas were also served in between, which resembled Mutton cutlets.
And the total bill cost us just 1490/-.

PS:- Spotted the owner himself serving at the restaurant. Personally thanked him for the wonderful eating experience. Not sure whether he will see this comment or not.

Also they are serving Rabbit, Chicken etc.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank remil4remil
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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82 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Spicy NV food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Though i am not the NV lover , i went along with my bro and he enjoyed the food. Choice of Nv was very good and taste also was nice.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank PRamsaran
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Chennai
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Flavour of Madurai”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

A small shop with a huge crowd. But in spite of that amazing service. Amazing food with authentic flavour of Madurai. A must visit if you are visiting Madurai.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Half_Demon
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Lismore, Australia
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46 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Super good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2014

We only had one meal. It was super good taste. It was recommended by a auto driver. It was very close the hotel we stayed.

I would go to Madurai again and I will go that restaurant.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank GeePee64
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