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Gecko Cafe

No 14 Othavadai Cross Street | Opposite Hotel Ramakrishna, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
+91 98407 34229
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish” (29 reviews)
“lemon rice” (5 reviews)
“curries” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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No 14 Othavadai Cross Street | Opposite Hotel Ramakrishna, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mani and his team were so welcoming and helpful. We really did enjoy such a feast of freshly caught fish, calamari and prawns cooked to perfection. For the keen photographers of group we got to photograph our food being cooked in the kitchen. I would...More

Thank yasmincarmen123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gecko cafe is a nice place for celebrating birthday party.All the chicken dishes are excellent tastes.

Thank Travel734056
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us visited Gecko Cafe and they suggested we help cook our food which was awesome! The guys who own it and cook are brothers and are warm and welcoming :) We helped the chef cook two huge red snappers, and the tastiest...More

Thank jd87
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the better places to eat, wtih extensive menu of local and intenraitonal sometime for vegetarians too, as many items are meat or fish centred

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic evening watching and helping prepare our meal as a cooking lesson. The snapper was cooked to perfection and went well with coconut and lemon rice. Mani and Bas were excellent hosts. Highly recommended a visit.

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Our group had a great dinner here. Nice location, amazing red snapper with both coconut and lemon rice and very friendly and accommodating hosts. They even took us through the various steps of making the dishes too, which was great to watch. Highly recommended. Note-...More

Thank Toby C
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Young couple, we had dinner at the restaurant in September 2018. We ordered fried calamari and homemade thokku. Both dishes were prepared with care and attention, and we were pleasantly surprised by the thokku. One of the best meals we had during our trip. Friendly...More

1  Thank lgava03
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Neatly done, clean , and good service ...didnt had good option for veggie ...quick service and polite staff

1  Thank Alpinestar_Doon
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The Gueko is a cozy restaurant where you will find delicious fresh food (veg, seafood, non-veg) as well as refreshing drinks (lassi - please try the coconut one, fresh fruit juices and beers) The atmosphere is very peaceful and warm-hearted, you will love the place...More

1  Thank Lel-Francois
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The guys who run this cafe are truly incredible and the food is amazing. Everything is caught fresh and if they don’t have it they go and get it. They stayed open late for us to have drinks and were so accommodating! Please visit if...More

1  Thank AlexandriaP26
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 14 Othavadai Cross Street | Opposite Hotel Ramakrishna, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Kanchipuram District  >  Mahabalipuram
  • Phone Number: +91 98407 34229
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