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Murugan Idli Shop

81 Syed Alwi Road # 81, Singapore 207660, Singapore
+65 6298 0858
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sambhar” (28 reviews)
“curd rice” (3 reviews)
“thosai” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:30 Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
81 Syed Alwi Road # 81, Singapore 207660, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place serves the best idlis and they are real soft. They give sambhar and 4 different chutneys along with it on a banana leaf. Their Podi Idlis are awesome they just melt in your mouth. Ghee onion uttapam is also good. Must visit for...More

Thank TanvK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Earlier this restaurant was in a small space. Now they have moved to a bigger space. Food quality is consistent. Service is fast. During rush hours service is lacking. It would cost 10 sgd for a wholesome breakfast per person. Good place for South Indian...More

Thank Arvind M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must say the best Idli ever had , super soft & very authentic . The place in itself does not look good or attractive but definitely worth trying

Thank vipi0017
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I had been to another south indian joint for dinner the previous night and then came to Murugan Idly for lunch the next day..Murugan Idly was much better than the previous joint. It had some yummy chutneys. Butter Dosa was too good. And there MAWA...More

Thank Nikita S
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Perfect location , bang opp to Mustafa. Dont miss Murugan specialty ghee roast idli with podi. Simply amazing.

Thank 19wanderlust73
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

After MTR1924,murugan is the best place to go for dosa. Here positive dosa is very well prepared and tasty. Quite spicy. Good for North Indian Tourist. Another best Item here to go for is #JigarThanda, a dessert u can found no where in Singapore. U...More

Thank Rishi L
Reviewed 24 January 2018

It is quite a small place, The seating is for about 30 people max. At lunch time, sometimes you have to wait a while to get a place to sit. The location is a bit difficult to find the first time as it is tucked...More

Thank travellerIndian
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Tucked away into a corner on the pavement facing Mustafa Exit 5/6, it is easy to miss Murugan. But if you are a vegetarian and a 'pure' one at that, you will HAVE to find this eatery. I frequent this place, most of the times,...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I always visit and it is my first choice to eat food at this shop whenever I visit Singapore. Although the ambience may not be so good but food is excellent.

Thank Anil1304
Reviewed 18 December 2017

This is a typical south Indian restaurant providing meals as well as snacks which are both fresh and tasty.

Thank Hermit25
Little India
With a strong local Indian community, this pocket of
Singapore can feel like another place and time. Wander
past traditional barbershops while local residents in
brightly coloured saris patronize retailers from
decades past. Peruse streets lined with colourful
shops as the aroma of curry tempts you to indulge.
Listen to the Bollywood music echoing from storefronts
and take in the stalls selling bright flowers,
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Questions & Answers
25 June 2017|
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Response from Sriram S | Reviewed this property |
Average per person cost with dessert will be about S$15 but can be a bit lower based on the no of items and hunger level..
22 November 2016|
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Response from Tarun C | Reviewed this property |
Ditto, same thing happening to me: restaurant closed between 3-4
15 August 2015|
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Response from Prashant S | Reviewed this property |
Too early to make a judgement for the hospitality they have earned. They are known to serve people at reasonable rates. Their purpose is very clear : serve food. As Subham said; this may be a One-Off situation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Syed Alwi Road # 81, Singapore 207660, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Little India
  • Neighbourhood: Little India
  • Phone Number: +65 6298 0858
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