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Murugan Idli Shop

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No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
2341379
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07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The place is a must visit if you want authentic podi idlis and dosas. This is a quaint place, with an old school feel about it. The tables and chairs are typical plastic ones and there is no air of moderness in this hotel. All these are blown away with the quality of food. There are multiple varieties of dosas... More 

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Thank KarthikRamachandran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food truly authentic and tasty. Lovely experience with the staff service. I am truly satisfied with the food.

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Thank Garg007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant is great .The food is very very satisfiable,I will recommend this restaurant to everyone.

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Thank raj k
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food here is simply delicious. The pudi idli is quite good and is served along with a variety of chutnies.

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Thank Priyadarshi5
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best and authentic food after a long time. Being a south Indian myself, I can't really remember when was the last time I had enjoyed South Indian delicacy. The idlies were the softest I ever had. Must also try out small onion uttapam and sweet pongal. Do not let the simple ambience of the restaurant fool you.

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Thank Aneesh R
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple if we are looking for an authentic south Indian restaurant, this surely will be a satisfying destination. Even though various types of idlies are available, the other vegetarian favorites are there to enjoy. Any day the well roasted ghee, masala dosas will be terrific lip smacking items. The side dishes add flavour and taste... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the shaby exterior of this restaurant, this place boasts some of the best value and delicious South India cuisine I've ever had. The restaurant in itself is very basic but the food largely makes up for it. The staff is great and are happy to guide foreigners through the options. Come here if you are in... More 

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Thank thierymex
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was on my must visit list as many of my friends had recommended this place and it did not disappoint. As the name suggests this place serves idli, dosa etc and not meals. Taste is awesome and total value for money. Must visit while in Madurai. Place is very close to the Meenakshi amman temple.

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

The place is quite crowded, as usual. Many a times you have to wait for your turn before you get seated. Since it is how it is at Murugan Idli shop, no one bothers really. Menu of Murugan Idli shop is well known with hot idlis available round the clock, vadai available 24 x 7 with podi / oil; and... More 

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Thank ComputerPrakash
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

True t its reputation, Murugan does not disappoint. Hot,steaming idlis and special masala dosa served on banana leaves make for a good snack anytime of the day. They serve you an array of chutneys, some finger lickin' ones. Must-visit in Madurai.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, 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?