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Murugan Idli Shop

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No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
07:00 - 00:00
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The first thing about the place was the humbleness and great hospitality. Off course the food is amazing too! I couldn't speak Tamil, the moment they realised that they treated me with extra care and made sure I had a great lunch. I ordered so much that I couldn't eat it all. They were kind enough to pack the leftover... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

For a very long time, this hotel has met the needs of the vegetarians, who live here and also the tourists. Super tasty and very reasonable prices. The Best.

Thank sampathgiri
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the visit for a taste of local food as this is where locals go. I went twice to this shop (on different branches), no regrets. Don't forget to have the Madras filter coffee at the end of your dosa and idli!

Thank aziey_zaini
Madurai, India
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

In this hotel located near Meenakshi Temple. Very taste and somany chutneys. Nominal cost. Very neat.

Thank brigapsviji
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Murugan idli shop has been around in Chennai for ages now.... Been travelling to Chennai this place somehow is still a favorite of mine even if I have to do a sneak peak from business meetings. Authentic south Indian food... Owned by pure passion for cooking guys! I know different parts of south India have different taste buds to serve....... More 

Thank Dino W
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

First time tasted these unique dishes like Ghee podi idli, ghee podi onion uttapam, paneer podi masala dosai, banana bhaji (pakoda), jigar thanda, pongal. All dishes were too good. idli especially was very very soft and delicious. Staff is very good in service too. We bought separate podi (dry chatni powder), but its very costly - Rs 70 for 150... More 

Thank Vikrant U
Coimbatore, India
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

soft idli.cheap and best.chatnis are excellent.situated in the heart of the city very close to bus stand

Thank trajakumar1959
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were recommended this place by Muktheunthan from the Foodies day out tour after we had to cancel the tour and it was fantastic. It was the most authentic Indian experience were locals go to eat. We had Thali on banana leaves and ate with our hands (a must do, we previously got light heartedly laughed at by local for... More 

Thank Suzie B
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Good for both snacks and breakfast .. even for dinner.. very quick quick service and tastes fantastic ..

Thank shivaguruab
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Murugan idli shop, a vegetarian restaurant is very much famous for hot idlis and Sambar. This time we had our night time snacks from this restaurant at Madurai. Idli served was very very good with hot Sambar Chatni. Service is very good. We are also getting different kind of Dosas, Uthappam Sambar Vadai etc..... Very Good Hotel to visit, when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Madurai District  >  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?