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Murugan Idli Shop

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No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“idlis” (157 reviews)
“onion uttapam” (9 reviews)
“ghee roast” (11 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Restaurant is close to Meenakshi Ammal temple, in West Masi Street ,opposite Pothy's store. The restaurant is somewhat cramped and not air conditioned. There are three dining halls and all 3 are cramped. The dining hall in front side of first floor has better ventilation....More

Thank SundarRam54
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very good food and prompt service. Ambience need to be improved lot and still scope to improve the hygiene.

Thank MilindK27
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This name is synonymous with the best , softest and freshest idli in town . The breakfast and brunch with steaming filter coffee here are superb and satisfying and the prices will please you for the worth of your money . Generally crowded . No...More

Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

Probably the best Idlis available. Must eat whenever you are in Madurai alongwith several type of chutneys.

Thank Anil A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This eatery is so famous, it deserves attention; if you have time while visiting Madurai. I was here in the morning and the idlis were awesome; also had sakkarai Pongal, amazing it was.

Thank YatriForever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a Auto rickshaw from Hotel Madurai Residency to this restaurant in RS40. The hotel is located right in the middle of major shopping area. At first glance it doesn't seem much. When we went inside they told us to go upstairs. On first...More

Thank AnitaPolMum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Idly very nice I eat many restaurants idly but here some thing different taste mini idly with sambar good

Thank Mohamed F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A historic Idly joint which has a charm in the town. Very simple and basic south indian veg food joint served with varieties of chutneys.

Thank smartkev2003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This near the Meenakshi mandir, is the first ever Murugan idli kadai. Very soft idlies with numerous chutneys. The podi idli Nd podi onion Uthappa are the specialities

Thank plpalani
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Must try their ghee podi idly for sure. It's their specialty. The paneer dosa was okish. So was the Jigarthanda.

Thank sawhneysaab
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Uma J
16 January 2017|
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Response from Medagam P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Idli are available anytime.🙂
22 March 2016|
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Response from jeebee2015 | Reviewed this property |
No home delivery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Madurai District  >  Madurai
  • Phone Number: 2341379
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