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Cafe Madras

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As featured in Best Food in Mumbai
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38 B, Circle House, King's Circle, Matunga East | Near King's Circle, Mumbai (Bombay) 400019, India
+91 22 2401 4419
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
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Pune, India
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been visiting Café Madras since the past 20 years and the taste has not changed a bit. It was awesome then and is still. One of the best south Indian restaurants that you will get at a very reasonable price. Hard to mention a single thing but the Filter coffee stands out.

Thank BhushanRangnekar
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Welcome to another Temple of South Indian Food. The place where Cafe Madras is located, Matunga, is known for its temples, mostly South Indian, which are scattered along the criss-cross roads. So also it is renowned for its hotels / restaurants serving authentic South Indian delicacies. Well, the staff is customer friendly and the owners are always on toes, helping... More 

Thank Vidyadheesh
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cramped up place but the minute you put the first bite in your mouth you know the long wait is worth it! The set dosa was soooooo yummy! The gun powder added to the taste and since we visited the place on Pongal we got to eat sweet Pongal which was just right. To top it all I had... More 

Thank Fiona R
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Madras - A small joint at Matunga serving South Indian dishes. You must try Dosa, Dahi Missal, filtered coffee. It's a long wait on Sundays, but it's worth waiting. Some other dishes you must give a try Idli Chatni Podi Tuppa Dossa Rasam Filtered coffee

Thank 525pareshj
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Madras located at Matunga is a small joint serving south Indian dishes. The prices are quite reasonable and the food is amazing. Service is very quick, on a Sunday you have to wait atleast half hour, but still it's worth.

Thank Royal J
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Café Madras is very well food joint in Matunga. They serve awesome south indian food. It is famous for the breakfast. Try dosa, curd rice, dahi misal,filter coffee. Place is small and you have to share your table. Service is very quick.There is long waiting for dinner on Sunday. A must visit when you are in Matunga. Prices are reasonable.

Thank ST1010
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64 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little place in Matunga. You get amazing quality South Indian snacks. Place is quite small, and is usually teeming with crowds (factor in a 15-30 min wait). The prices are quite cheap for the quality. Go ahead, you won't regret!

Thank lazytraveller1234
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once a month, I make a point to visit Cafe Madras. Best Rava, masala dosa, masala idli, Bessiebelle bath (Bessiebelle Rice) you will ever eat and Curd Rice. Also the filter and regular coffee and Dudhi Halwa you will find. Always waiting at any point of time.

Thank Abhishek V
Northamptonshire, UK
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60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday breakfast and a good 30 minute wait for our table. They are very fair, no queue jumping - first come, first served. Well worth the wait as the variety of dosas was excellent and the taste amazing. The Madras coffee was delicious considering that I generally only drink espresso or ristretto. Would never be able to find this place... More 

Thank Hafiz K
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One stop shop for south indian food. Oldest and most popular joint for south inidan food in mumbai. We often go there for early morning breakfast and you will always find a queue there. But the wait is worth it!

Thank Mansee K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 B, Circle House, King's Circle, Matunga East | Near King's Circle, Mumbai (Bombay) 400019, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Mumbai (Bombay)
  • Phone Number: +91 22 2401 4419

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?