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Motel Mamalla

East Coast Road, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
+91 44 2744 3560
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dosas” (5 reviews)
“tiffin items” (2 reviews)
“juice” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
East Coast Road, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An ideally located restaurant on ECR just at Mahabalipuram and ideal for travellers looking for a quick meal at budget prices with friendly service and hygeinic food.

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Good place to have breakfast or meals.Both south Indian and North Indian food very tasty.Spacious dining hall with large windows. On weekends it will be crowded and serving food takes time.

Thank Joeswamy
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We had a quick bite at this place. It is a pleasant place where you can have South Indian dishes such as Dosa. Coffee is also good. It is just off ECR, away from the crowded town and therefore a very good location.

Thank tvsinha
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Weve been here a few times. Superfast service, crisp dosas, tasty chutney and sambar, refreshing lime sodas, air-conditioned, and they even offer a car washing service for 200 rupees while you eat! The only downside is when we ordered a filter coffee (30 on the...More

Thank Suzan C
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

we stop here regularly....very good breakfast..lunch meals..and Tiffin items! waiters are friendly and very prompt with the orders...a nice place to break the journey if you are travelling from Chennai to pondicherry or the opposite!

Thank Shobin A
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Mamalla on ECR is one of the best places for dining. It is a pure vegetarian restaurant open for breakfast , lunch, evening snacks and dinner. good quality food with reasonable pricing and very good service are the highlights. even if you choose to stay...More

Thank Shuba G
Reviewed 20 April 2017

During our four days at Mahabalipuram, this was our family restaurant. Be it lunch or dinner. Reasonable and tasty food with quick service.

Thank Amit_Attry
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I always found Motel Mamalla's restaurant the best place for a quick bite. The place has a decent getup and the staff is courteous and good. Food is tasty and reasonably priced. Their biggest advantage is being on the main ECR and with ample parking...More

Thank prabalmall
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The location is versatile. One can come from hotel of stay in Mshabalipuram town for food or while passing by the bypass road. It is neat and also food quantity is convincing. I noticed lot of foreigners are enjoying its taste

Thank mohan775
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch having visited the sites of Mahabalipuram. Almost stumped for the safety of a 4* hotel but in a last minute change of mind, thought we would brave something more local. Good clean place, helpful staff with sufficient English to make ordering not...More

Thank Gideon63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 3
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Coast Road, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Kanchipuram District  >  Mahabalipuram
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2744 3560
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Many a traveler on the East Coast road would have stopped by Motel Mamalla to whet their appetite and recharge themselves during their course of their journey on this scenic stretch of roadway bordering the seas . Located at the doorway to Mamallapuram, this drive-in vegetarian restaurant has been in existence for close to a decade now and has been the toast of those who have savored the matchless service and mouthwatering spread of vegetarian food.Motel Mamalla, was established with the motto of providing hygienic and quality food for the highway travelers at affordable costs. The restaurant can accommodate up to 250 people and authentic South Indian vegetarian delicacies are served to your heart's content. Valet parking facilities are available, so you can stop worrying about a shelter for your car or bike and start feasting on the food instead.As an earnest traveler, whatever your destination may be, Motel Mamalla is one pit stop you cannot afford to miss while going via ECR.
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