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Murugan Idli Shop

E 149/1 6th Avenue, Opposite Annai Velankanni Church, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
+91 44 4201 8181
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“idlis” (338 reviews)
“onion uttapam” (10 reviews)
“tiffin items” (12 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
E 149/1 6th Avenue, Opposite Annai Velankanni Church, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This unassuming restaurant tucked away in T.Nagar, Chennai is worth a visit if one is looking to go light on the purse or wanting to avoid a heavy dinner. True to its name, it boasts of a range of idlies with its variations served up...More

Thank subra2015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Idly taste was really very nice and feel a different taste in that as chutney has varieties and the remaining were also good.

Thank dwincherran19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Rome behave like the Romans do! When i am in Chennai - i stick to south Indian Food. Today i tried murugan idli shop. Loved the sambhar- the best one in the entire south India i would say! Crispy podi dosa not eaten...More

Thank Shreekala
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Murugan idly is a small restaurant.They have lot of varieties of idly with different types and taste.it is also famous for dosa , their sidedish is also very tasty

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were good breakfast options.. Specifically, the Chatni was with out garlic and even Mendu vada did not had oninon which was as per my liking. I had enjoyed the food. If sambar also can be made available in Jain (with out Oninon, Garlic, potetto,...More

Thank Sanjaypar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its really a nice restaurant with varieties of I'd lies. If you are new to south India I suggest you to definitely visit at least once to this shop. Good ambience and well furbished family restaurant. I recommend this hotel

Thank Shikhari
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

D fame holds good for this shop . Must try d legendary dishes . Lunch n tiffen items are available don't miss if u get a chance !

Thank Gokul K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a must visit while in Chennai. It is an absolute delight. They have a branch in Singapore too which is equally good.

Thank Rajesh G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really bad food that upset my stomach for 2 full days on both separate visits. Supposed to be the best for idly but quality and taste was total crap when compared to vegetarian restaurants such as 'adyar sangeetha' or 'saravana bhavan'. Staff were themselves unclean...More

Thank novasa2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being a South Indian iam very happy to eat idly there and there is a different types of idly there and it is very nice

Thank Abhilash K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: E 149/1 6th Avenue, Opposite Annai Velankanni Church, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)>  > Besant Nagar
  • Neighbourhood: Besant Nagar
  • Phone Number: +91 44 4201 8181
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