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183, Teen Batti Road, Walkeshwar | Near Police Station, Malabar Hill, Mumbai (Bombay) 400006, India
+91 22 2367 6701
08:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family. We had ordered Rava masala dosa and idlis Vadas and Pongal. All the items were prepared nicely and we get Jain food. They also serve filter coffeee and even sell idli and dosa batter. Service is quick. Only downside is seating arrangement is quite conjugated and shocking they only provide finger bowls for washing hands. No restrooms... More 

Thank rsanghi_23
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since the restaurant is located in Walkeshwar in South Mumbai where there aren't many South Indian restaurants, the place was crowded when we visited this place on a Sunday morning. After a reasonable waiting period, we finally got a place to sit. The menu mentioned items from various parts of southern India. We ordered two dishes: spiced up version of... More 

Thank ssvikas
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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109 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favourite venues for south Indian tiffin in south Mumbai. Once a month is a must do. A rather small room with benches and tables very close to each other. The food is very well made. The idlis fluffy is always our starter. Accompanied by requested for hot ghee and mulga podi(gun powder) they have an extensive dosa... More 

Thank Veena M
London, Canada
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A no frills, economical vegetarian paradise on Malabar Hill. Tasty, fresh, south Indian fare. Service is quick and efficient.

Thank David P
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience is mediocre but the food is authentic and varied. Best South Indian food in south Mumbai. Quick and friendly service. Moderate prices.

Thank Jayd219
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204 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Would recommend this place for simple and tasty vegetarian food. the huge variety of dosas, idli, uppams and other steamed, baked and pan fried south Indian breads range from delicious to honestly wierd. The sambar is on the thin side but nice and the occasional find of a drumstick lifts it. The chutneys are good as is the polite and... More 

Thank londrepyramid
Hyderabad, India
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141 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a small place at the teenbatti area. It's got limited seating. Often you need to wait. But it's much worth the wait. Good fresh hot idlis that melt in your mouth. Nei Idli or the ghee Idli is awesome...but soooooooooooo many calories. The sambhar was hot and the chutney not very spicy. It was great. Then we had... More 

Thank Pulkita P
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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137 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Basic in amenities but superb in food. The South Indian preparations are truly authentic and taste absolutely stunning. Steaming hot "sambhar" adds to the taste of main dishes. Our favourite is "Wada Sambhar " and "Rava Onion Dosai ". Good value for money.

Thank Naresh1936
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Fast service, hot tasty sambhar with idli and dosa, new varieties of dosas, are some of the highlights. And top it all with a yummy falooda. It opens only on Sunday mornings for breakfast at 8am. Come and I will also show you Banganga water tank nearby - Jagdish Agarwal - Dinodia Photo School

Thank JagdishAgarwal
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

If there is a place you get a excellent South Indian meal, this is it. All the usual South Indian delicacies are prepared to perfection with four different type coconut, tomato, onion and garlic chutneys augmenting the taste of the meal. And then there are the additional authentic items on the menu adding uniqueness to this restaraunt. Start off with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183, Teen Batti Road, Walkeshwar | Near Police Station, Malabar Hill, Mumbai (Bombay) 400006, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Mumbai (Bombay)
  • Phone Number: +91 22 2367 6701

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