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37 Nungambakkam High Road, Opposite Hdfc Bank, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
+91 44 2826 5240
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
13 Oct 2017
“No.1 Japanese restaurant in southern India”
9 Aug 2017
“Very expensive for average food”
Open Now
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Hours
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
37 Nungambakkam High Road, Opposite Hdfc Bank, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

You can enjoy India food in Chennai, India. However if you do like to eat Japanese food in Chennai Dry State of India,you just go straight to Dhalia restaurant.You can listen master's long story which he developed his restaurant in Southern India. You also enjoy...More

Thank yohindia11
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Two of us went to this place for lunch. We ordered one veg sushi and two of their veg main entrees. Walked out with a bill of Rs.1600. Amazed by how expensive this place is. I does not have the appeal of an expensive restaurant...More

Thank srivida (Vidhya... K
Reviewed 3 December 2016

A little bit difficult to find : on the right side of Nungambakkam High Road, step into the building with a petshop.... then ask for Dahlia. But once in place, you'll discover a great Japanese restaurant : great carte, nice sets. Food is perfect, served...More

Thank Christophe T
Reviewed 1 July 2016

If you want great, authentic Japanese food in Chennai, this is the place. Its a small, cozy place. They even have a large bookshelf with Japanese books, including some manga, and the TV normally plays Japanese channels. Let's get to the food. Practically everything I've...More

1  Thank Harisesh
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Are many years now that almost every time I go to Chennai I pay a visit to my favorite Japanese restaurant. Quite difficult to find it in a complex, right to Nungambakkam High Road, but when you've found it really worth. The regular costumers are...More

2  Thank Marcoavc
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Don't get put off by the way to the restaurant... As u enter the place ul b pleasantly surprised. A small joint with around 10 tables. They had two Indian attenders who gave us the menu, warm towels and water (which was yellow in colour...More

1  Thank workingypsy
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is best described as a hole in the wall. Found in the most unlikely places, but serves the freshest and tastiest Japanese in the city. The age dashe is amazing, the variety of sushi and sashimi is as fresh as it can get....More

1  Thank Naveena W
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Its a small joint snuck in the corner of a nondescript commercial complex in Nungambakkam. You will have to try hard to look for a signboard, but when you do - you have struck gold. Small restaurant with authentic Japanese style ground seating and tables...More

Thank AkshayGN
Reviewed 12 November 2014

My first visit to a Japanese restaurant.. there were Japanese all around.. thank god they had dining tables and chairs.. trying to sit on the floor and use chopsticks to pluck at my food would have been a disaster.. loved everything but the wasabe didn't...More

1  Thank drpijushmitra
Reviewed 28 October 2014

The food is obviously up to standard when the Indians are the ethnic minority in the room! If you want the authentic Japanese dining experience, I really do recommend Dahlia. The food is classic Japanese and the owners are very particular that the seafood is...More

2  Thank Love_William
Nungambakkam/Marina Beach
Being one of the oldest areas of Chennai, Nugambakkam
is not just a commercial
hub with various educational
institutions, premium hotels and government
but the Rutland Gate Road here is one of the
most expensive neighbourhoods in the
city. The
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Nungambakkam High Road, Opposite Hdfc Bank, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)>  > Nungambakkam/Marina Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Nungambakkam/Marina Beach
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2826 5240
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