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Rathna Cafe

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255 Triplicane High Road | Opposite Icici Bank, Chennai 600014, India
+91 44 2848 7181
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sambar” (69 reviews)
“tiffin” (4 reviews)
“rasmalai” (2 reviews)
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06:00 - 23:00All hours
Indian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
255 Triplicane High Road | Opposite Icici Bank, Chennai 600014, India
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two pieces of idli (fluffy rice cakes) and one piece of medu vadai (doughnut shaped deep fried black gram batter) in a bucketful of sambar. I exaggerate but you get the picture? They pour the restaurant specialty over idli and vada and you'll wolf them...More

Thank Prasad P
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A place where u get exclusive sambar idly... the taste is lipsmacking.. you have to dip the soft idlis into bowl full of delicious sambar n should chop the idlis into pieces. As you do this you'll find the bearer discreetly comes by your side...More

Thank jairamjai
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Even though it has lost its old charm, I still recommend the place for breakfast and coffee. I usually order one by one items on the menu and the service is very fast. The sambhar quality is not the same but still the quantity they...More

Thank amettraveller
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Good Taste, Neat Place, Bad Location! The management is trying its best to maintain the place clean and is done somewhat well. The place need a face lift!

Thank PrasannaSugavanam
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A Lovely place to eat Idli Sambhar and Vada, Also very Good Podi masala Dosai you get. They serve a nice meal in the afternoon's too. On weekends, especially Sunday's the crowd's throng this very well managed restaurant . The owner's Shri Rajendra Guptha and...More

Thank SiddharthaRaman
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Awesome and great food! We had missed visiting such a place in our home town but visiting Rathna Cafe made up for it. What a lovely experience and excellent food. Was happy to see the elders still serving with a smile and it made all...More

Thank Rahul P
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It's a great dining experience in this decades long restaurants offering authentic south Indian dishes (idly, dosa...) with spicy chutneys and sambar! :v

Thank DrMurugesan R
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I visited after along time.. surprisingly .... you have valet parking on tough and crowded street.. food is very affordable.. and all the good items are very delicious.. they have an AC section which makes it very comfortable..

Thank Sreenivasu N
Reviewed 25 March 2017

i visited sevral time hot idli with sambhar is awesome famous in chennai for sambhar they serve hot idly sambhar medhu vada with ghee sambhar cocunt chutney unlimited in your bowl hot jalebi rasmalai pongal butter dosa madras meals also served

1  Thank Harakchand-Gadiya
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The idli and sambhar is awesome. And the quality is speechless. The staff of this restaurant is very friendly.

Thank Garg007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Triplicane High Road | Opposite Icici Bank, Chennai 600014, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2848 7181
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