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Othavadai Cross Street, Mahabalipuram, India
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
Indian, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Othavadai Cross Street, Mahabalipuram, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped off at the Nautilus for a rest and a drink after visiting the five Rathas and Sea Shore temple. We ended up staying on for lunch which was delicious, beautifully cooked calamares and prawns. The place is spotless and a lot of care...More

Thank Rosalynde J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perhaps it was just what we ordered (Veg soup and Tandoori chicken bites w/ fries) but we were quite disappointed with our food. The veg soup was just grated cucumber and carrots in a super bland broth. The chicken bites tasted and looked like they...More

Thank overseasarewe
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

So nice people, very good food and service was excellent. They speak french too so is easily to understand. Thank you

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Nautilus is a small semi open cafe that's has really nice breakfast options. With a mix crowd, you will see individuals reading, Chatting, making new connections and just relaxing. The owner is always around and makes sure that you happy doing whatever you want. Staff...More

Thank sunayana139
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Nice cafe for visit and relaxation, nice coffee and tea will available here, nice place for who read books along with coffee lovers. Mostly this is the place for evening chit chat with friends.

Thank eshwar k
Reviewed 19 June 2017

took family and friends to here. it is a small operation, advantage is that things are cooked when you order, but that takes time. seafood is good, rest of the stuff is lacking

Thank Aashish S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place used to have excellent food. But now, it has above average food. The prices are usual of this vicinity. It caters to tourists, out of which most of them are caucasian. There is also a problem with the payment method. They accept only...More

Thank dilipm81
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

There's a good menu here, especially when it comes to seafood and western dishes. Sadly I think things have become a little tired here. The sevice was efficient enough but impersonal and I thought the waiting staff felt it was a chore rather than a...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The food is quite great and all servings have good quantities. I loved the ambiance, the colours and the unique decor inside. It also offers books (in various foreign languages), board games and cards for customers to engage themselves in while the food is being...More

Thank Nandan_HS
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This place was my favourite when I was staying with my friends in Mahabalipuram . Not a big space - so a few times it was full and we need come back later . Food was great . Good memories !!!!

Thank Sheldon D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Othavadai Cross Street, Mahabalipuram, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Kanchipuram District  >  Mahabalipuram
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