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7 Fab Eateries In The City That Serve Authentic, Droolworthy South Indian Delicacies



Attention! Calling all foodies to check out our hot new list of eateries that serve delish, traditional yummies at affordable prices! If you love binging on authentic South-Indian delicacies that are flavourful and supremely filling, then this list is for you! 

1. Karthik Tiffin Centre

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This super-affordable joint serves scrumptious dosas and an assortment of yummy chutneys is every local’s favourite. In addition to their famous Butter Podi Dosa which makes for a fave breakfast meal, they also offer a plethora of fast food dishes that are made in the South Indian style! The Samba Rava and Idyappam is a must-try and so is this lovely little nook!

Where | Karthik Tiffin Centre - C-44, 2nd Avenue, 12th Main Road, Anna Nagar West 
Timings | 6 AM - 12 Midnight
Meal For Two | Rs 250
Call Them | +91 9444 082 453

2. Adyar Ananda Bhavan 

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One of the oldest restaurants in the town known for its age-old recipes and the quality, Adyar Ananda Bhavan is a popular hit across all generations due to their impeccable food and service since inception. We recommend the mouth-watering A2B Special South Indian Thali, Parotta Kurma, Medhu Vada, Kal Dosa Vadai Curry and the Poori Masala! Drop by to gorge on their delish dishes which will surely make you come back for more!

Where | Adyar Ananda Bhavan - Chromepet, Velachery, Adyar & Other Locations
Timings | 7 AM - 11 PM
Meal For Two | Rs 550  
Call Them | +91 4445 014 455
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3. Hot Chips

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Besides their scrumptious, traditional Ravas and idlis, the place is best known for its delish filter coffee. This frothing coffee beats all the cafes and will rejuvenate you after a long day, fosho! Some of the delicacies you must-try here are Thali, Ghee Dosa, Onion Uttapam and the Ghee Masala Dosa! Perfct for some quick and filling meals, this place is a must-visit!

Where  | Hot Chips - Karapakkam, Medavakkam, Anna Nagar West & Other Locations
Timings | 6:30 AM - 10:30 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 450 
Call Them | +91 4422 462 767

4. Cookgramam

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Cook Gramam is for all those folks who like to stick to their roots and enjoy authentic delicacies. The place is famous for its unique, scrummy yummies like Potallanga Ringas, Vadai and Poori with Vada Curry. Finish your meal with the frothy buttermilk and payasam & you’re good to go! Stop by to try their ah-mazing mouth watering dishes and delicacies! 

Where | Cookgramam - H84, 13th Main Road, Temple View Colony, Anna Nagar West
Timings | 11 AM - 9 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Call Them | +91 9840 426 888 
Check Out Their FB page |

 5. Shri Ganesh Bhavan 

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This pocket-friendly restaurant offers a wide variety of nosh-worthy dosas that will keep you coming back for more. The flavourful Sambhar, Thayir Vadai, Idyappam Rice and the Onion Dosai will satiate your cravings fosho! BTW, their yummy Kumbakonam Degree Coffee is a must-try so drop by soon!

Where | Shri Ganesh Bhavan - Selaiyur, Tambaram, Poonamalle & Other Locations
Timings | 6:30 AM - 11 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 300 
Call Them | +91 9789 095 625
Check Out Their FB Page |

6. Jayruka Delicacies

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Podi idli, Tanjore Poli, Kesari Rava and Rava Khichdi are some of the scrumptious delicacies offered by Jayruka Delicacies. This eatery is also known for its delectable, melt-in-mouth desserts. We love the Double Ka Meetha that is a ghee fried bread served with rabdi, sweet Pongal and Milk Payasam, so make sure you satiate your cravings for some delish South Indian dishes here!

Where | Jayruka Delicacies - 122, 8th Main Road, Anna Nagar West  
Timings |  8 AM - 10 PM  
Meal For Two | Rs 300 
Call Them | +91 9176 667 278 

7. Thalappakatti Restaurant 

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If you are looking for some scrumptious non-veg delicacies bursting with traditional spices and flavours, this is just the right place for you!  Attukal soup, Mutton Biryani, Keema Biryani, Chilli egg white, Theepori chicken, Peri-peri red chicken and Jigarthanda are the most popular dishes. The walls are adorned with vintage posters that add to the elegance of this place, so make sure you stop by to try their finger-lickin good food! 

Where | Dindigul Thalappakatti - Velachery, Thuraipakkam, Porur & Other Locations
Timings | 10:30 AM - 11:30 PM 
Meal For Two |  Rs 800
Call Them | +91 4442 824 112 & +91 4442 824 113
Check Out Their FB Page |

Bon appetit with our select list of places serving the most drool-worthy and traditional dishes of all time!