Places To Eat in Chennai

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  • La Boulangerie

    La Boulangerie

    Offering a wide-range of delectable cakes in different shapes, sizes, colours and flavours, La Boulangerie is a popular shop in the Besant Nagar area of Chennai. Munch on crispy cookies, pack fresh bread loafs (choose from olive, walnut, raisin, cheese, garlic, multi-grain, sesame) for your home or savour some mouth-watering ...

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  • Malgudi

    Malgudi

    Just like RK Narayan’s slice-of-life stories set in South India, the interiors of this restaurant boast of typical South-Indian architecture with wooden table-chairs and multi-coloured glass panes. The ambience is perfect for having some Chettinad food.

    If you wish to savour on Chennai’s local delicacies, you can try ...

    Local Restaurant Indian Restaurant
  • Madras

    Madras

    Get ready for a wide variety of South Indian, Chettinad and Goan cuisines from Kerala. And if that’s not enough, try some authentic dishes from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Andhra. Don’t miss live counters for pasta and egg preparations as well as a special counter for specialties for children.

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  • Murugan Idli Shop

    Murugan Idli Shop

    Experience the traditional style of eating in Chennai at Murugan Idli Shop. Well-established in the city, this chain of South Indian food known is loved for its sheer authentic fare at economical price. All dishes are served on a plain green banana leaf and the restaurant staff is very prompt ...

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  • Barbeque Nation

    Barbeque Nation

    If seafood is something you love, head to Barbeque Nation for their tempting variety of prawns and crabs. But before you do that, make sure you make a reservation with them to avoid last minute disappointment.

    The restaurant has a buffet system and it starts with smoky hot ...

    Indian Restaurant International Cuisine
  • Benjarong

    Benjarong

    If you wish to take a break from the ubiquitous South-Indian fare in Chennai and are willing to try an international cuisine, then head to Benjarong. High on style and décor, this restaurant offers delicious Thai cuisine. It manages to lure you by not just the interiors but also the ...

    International Cuisine
  • Upper Deck - Vivanta by Taj Fisherman's Cove

    Upper Deck - Vivanta by Taj Fisherman's Cove

    This can be a perfect outing for a romantic candle light dinner. Set in the beautiful and luxuriant Taj property, this dining place allows you to walk along the beautifully designed landscapes to reach the Upper Deck.

    Raised at an elevation from the sea shore, the sea views ...

    Indian Restaurant International Cuisine
  • Idli

    Idli

    Also known as steamed rice cake, Idli is often part of the routine South Indian breakfast as it is light and easy to digest. Round in shape and almost two to three inches in diameter, these small cakes are formed after steaming the thick batter of fermented rice and black ...

    Vegetarian Local Dish
  • Dosa

    Dosa

    Made from the batter of fermented rice and black lentils, Dosa looks like a thin pancake and is prepared in the form of a crispy crepe on a heated pan. Dosa come in different varieties and you can choose a filling of potatoes, onions, vegetables, paneer, mutton or egg.

    Local Dish
  • Sambar

    Sambar

    Ideally a dal, Sambar is a vegetable stew that is prepared by cooking lentils with all the vegetables together. Also, spices like sambar powder, coriander seeds and tamarind are added to give the dish a tangy taste. It is served hot and often used as an accompaniment with most South-Indian ...

    Vegetarian Local Dish
  • Uttapam

    Uttapam

    Almost similar to the shape of a dosa, uttapam is also prepared from the same batter of rice and lentils. However, it is slightly thick like a pancake and vegetables (in this case) are sprinkled over the batter instead of keeping it inside as a filling (as done in dosa). ...

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  • Payasam

    Payasam

    This tempting rice pudding is the most common dessert made in Chennai on festivities and other celebrations. Prepared by boiling milk and sugar with rice or broken wheat, this dessert can be garnished with a vast variety of nuts including cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashew nuts, pistachios or almonds. ...

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