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Murugan Idli Shop

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No 196 West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Small but a very good restaurant for South Indian Tiffin. Dishes are really very tasty. Real south Indian Test.

Thank dpdash
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not a great hotel as its Chennai branches are better, sometimes due to crowding you wont be satisfied with the service Ok sorts not great

Thank rajeshwar g
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Soft and fluffy idly with Podi/ chutney / sambar. have it anyway you want but do not miss them. Ghee roast (Dosai) is another must have. Paniyaram (paddu in kannada) is also a must have.

Thank RameshVenkataraman71
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lip smacking and simply melting hot hot idlis with ghee and podi. Totally heavenly. Can vouch for Murugan idli shop serving more tastier idlis than those in the chains across chennai

Thank Mahima M
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Being a traveler and foodie, I visited this place by seeing its fame on Internet. No doubt this place is worthy to visit. This is place nearby Temple of Meenakshi. All of sudden, when entered The shop waiters gave me a seat, then they started serving in a banana leaf even before I ordered any food. One of the server... More 

Thank Medagam P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I Like the Idlis.. Madurai Idlis much... Murugan Idlis are the BEST Idlis we can go with Family, Kids, Friends.. Joyful

Thank kpmndr
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first ever Murugan idli shop which opened in Madurai.As of now,there are 3 branches in Madurai,21 branches in chennai,1 branch in Singapore(Details told by cashier). As the name suggest, i have ordered Idli. Locals popularly refer this idly as "Jasmine Idli". Idly was so fluffy and it was served with 4 types of chutneys. Must try other... More 

Thank Santhosh K
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ambience was average...good and quick service...always lot of crowd was there...variety of chutneys was awsome...but they are charging separately for idly podi... paneer dosa was average...Rava dosa tastes great...little costly...

Thank Nandhini S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent quality authentic taste. Not very modern or posh. Ambience is very simple. Visit for great south indian cuisine.

Thank Madan S
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Located within 5 minutes walk from the East gate of Meenakshi Temple, this is a must visit restaurant. It servics soft idlies with five types of chutnies. Their Jiger Thanda (a signature drink of Madurai) is also very cooling and refreshing.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 196 West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Madurai
  • Phone Number: 2341379

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?