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Motel Mamalla

East Coast Road, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
+91 44 2744 3560
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good47%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tiffin items” (2 reviews)
“dosas” (5 reviews)
“juice” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
East Coast Road, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Weve been here a few times. Superfast service, crisp dosas, tasty chutney and sambar, refreshing lime sodas, air-conditioned, and they even offer a car washing service for 200 rupees while you eat! The only downside is when we ordered a filter coffee (30 on the...More

Thank Suzan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we stop here regularly....very good breakfast..lunch meals..and Tiffin items! waiters are friendly and very prompt with the orders...a nice place to break the journey if you are travelling from Chennai to pondicherry or the opposite!

Thank Shobin A
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Mamalla on ECR is one of the best places for dining. It is a pure vegetarian restaurant open for breakfast , lunch, evening snacks and dinner. good quality food with reasonable pricing and very good service are the highlights. even if you choose to stay...More

Thank Shuba G
Reviewed 20 April 2017

During our four days at Mahabalipuram, this was our family restaurant. Be it lunch or dinner. Reasonable and tasty food with quick service.

Thank Amit_Attry
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I always found Motel Mamalla's restaurant the best place for a quick bite. The place has a decent getup and the staff is courteous and good. Food is tasty and reasonably priced. Their biggest advantage is being on the main ECR and with ample parking...More

Thank prabalmall
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The location is versatile. One can come from hotel of stay in Mshabalipuram town for food or while passing by the bypass road. It is neat and also food quantity is convincing. I noticed lot of foreigners are enjoying its taste

Thank mohan775
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch having visited the sites of Mahabalipuram. Almost stumped for the safety of a 4* hotel but in a last minute change of mind, thought we would brave something more local. Good clean place, helpful staff with sufficient English to make ordering not...More

Thank Gideon63
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Nice good south Indian vegetarian restaurant in and around Mahabalipuram on E C R Tiffin items are really good Meals is very ordinary Price reasonable Ambience ok Service good Ample car parking Toilets not upto the mark

Thank chettiyappan
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Had lunch here while returning from Pondy trip. Nice place, ample car park. The toilets were not very clean, my kids refused to enter the toilets. Should be improved as a lot of tourists stop here for food and rest. The food taste was good...More

Thank vbvzone
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This restaurant was suggested by our driver on way to Mahabalipuram, the South Indian food, the gun powder and the tomato chutneys were super good. At the end of the meal while paying the bill we realised we paid practically nothing for such a heavy...More

Thank Pranavdesai92
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 3
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Coast Road, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Kanchipuram District  >  Mahabalipuram
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2744 3560
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Many a traveler on the East Coast road would have stopped by Motel Mamalla to whet their appetite and recharge themselves during their course of their journey on this scenic stretch of roadway bordering the seas . Located at the doorway to Mamallapuram, this drive-in vegetarian restaurant has been in existence for close to a decade now and has been the toast of those who have savored the matchless service and mouthwatering spread of vegetarian food.Motel Mamalla, was established with the motto of providing hygienic and quality food for the highway travelers at affordable costs. The restaurant can accommodate up to 250 people and authentic South Indian vegetarian delicacies are served to your heart's content. Valet parking facilities are available, so you can stop worrying about a shelter for your car or bike and start feasting on the food instead.As an earnest traveler, whatever your destination may be, Motel Mamalla is one pit stop you cannot afford to miss while going via ECR.
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