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Indian, Seafood, Healthy, International
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to try this place after lot of browsing for seafood . Travelled from Chennai just to have lunch. Was worth the visit. A small place just near shore with ocean view for couple of tables. Was welcomed by the cook/owner Ramesh. He explained what...is available and we explained what we want and how we want. We got exacty as ordered freshly cooked. Resturant needs little bit of makeover .More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 26 June 2022

A small place with great food . Fish cooked is morning catch and has great taste . The owner cum chef a very humble person with great food skills

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 13 June 2022

One man catches fresh seafood, cooks and serves it up with great style and taste. Kid-friendly food like fish, calamari, prawns and all topped off with crunchy double-fried home-made fries. Friendly owner too.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 25 May 2022 via mobile

Excellent calamari and prawn curry, very reasonable prices, very warm friendly host, I highly recommend if seafood is what your looking for

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 August 2021 via mobile

A good seafood restaurant in mahabalipuram in othavadai Street, very next to beach . Located on 1st floor . Family ,couples , friends get together...

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 2 August 2021

Its a very simple but well designed rooftop shack. One guy, Ramesh, manages the whole place from taking orders, cooking and managing the place. we ordered golden fried Calamari and a medium-large sized Travelli fish fry along with french fries. total bill was 1000. Food...was excellent. Golden fried Calamari was so good!!! We visited by looking at the reviews on tripadvisor/google maps and now we know why its rated so high!!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 10 April 2021 via mobile

We went there after reading the reviews and we were sure not disappointed! Ramesh is a very affable host and great cook! It's a small restaurant but very homely atmosphere. Highly recommended this place for the hospitality, food and price. Thank you Ramesh for the...delicious food!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 2 March 2021

Ramesh s restaurant gives you the option to enjoy the catch of the day with all its freshness and flavours. Shortly after sitting down he will show you what is fresh on that day and he will suggest you different cooking options as to your...palate. A one man's show worthy of visiting if what you are looking for is amazing seafood and a cozy restaurant.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 24 February 2021

Our family of four had a delicious meal, warmly presented by Ramesh. His presentation and cooking is spot-on! A small business owner and one-man show, Ramesh showed us and our teenage children what hard work and determination is. We wish him great success!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 22 February 2021

Ramesh who runs the place is an amazing cook. You would get fresh sea food in the style you wish (you can get chef recommendations also). I am a vegetarian so he did dish some things out for me too! My husband are sea food...to his heart's content! Great conversationalist and nice vibe to the place.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 26 January 2021

The food was too good. We had one of the best squid fries ever. The service was also great. They show us the fish and then only cook the fish of our choice. The cook is a great guy and the prices are very reasonable....Its very near to beach and so the view is also great.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 7 March 2020

We were presented to our fish before it was cooked. Very very fresh and delicious! Everything was perfect and Ramesh is very proud of his place with reason. Worth a visit (or more!).

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 5 March 2020

I think the fish is stocked for months and it smelled like its very very old and after all he is asking me to give a good review and he was trying to take a picture with me which usually happens in India and which...i am tired.just went because its near to beach but there are better options..available nearby..More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 5 March 2020

The small place owned and lead by just one person, Ramesh, is an absolute must if you visit Mamallapuram. Not only does he serve the best fish, seafood and fries around, he is also a very nice person and always open for a good conversation...late into the night. That means if he isn't busy cooking. The story behind his restaurant and his passion for serving good food makes for a special mixture that will make every visit to Ramesh's a unique experience.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 24 February 2020

This is a fabulous restaurant, with fun surfboard decor and personal service from the chef. Ramesh doesn't offer a million different entrees & side dishes from multinational cuisines, and he doesn’t need to! Instead, he cooks what he knows best, which is fresh seafood. He...serves AMAZING fish according to the way you have discussed with him before he cooks. Our dinner was perfect and we wish him continued success!!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5