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East Coast Dhabba

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East Coast Road, Chennai (Madras), India
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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390 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

This place is heaven for those who love sea foods and other Non veg items. This place is mostly full during breakfast time. The quality of food was very awesome. The price was very much economical. This place was neat and clean.

Thank garhwaliya
Chennai (Madras), India
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

This place is right at the beginning of the East Coast Road and very near to The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, but easy to miss if you are speeding.They have pretty amazing assortment of fried seafood platter, well seasoned but not greasy.The prices are moderate for seafood but trust me it's worth every penny.

Thank Shuchismita B
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217 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2013

We've been here about 3-4 times and the verdict in our family is unanimous. Come here for the surprisingly inexpensive breakfast (damn yummy and comparable with the taj vivanta 1km down), play with the animals :) During lunch, there's too many people, not enough parking, its a fair hassle to get service/attention of waiters, and the food is fairly expensive... More 

Thank maddash-traveler
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

The ambiance has improved slightly, especially the new additions of Car Racing and the upgraded children's park. However, the food quality and quantity has not improved in proportion to the increased prices. The chicken biriyani had lesser amount of chicken compared to a Rs 60.00 per plate roadside outlet. And the quality was as if they borrowed from the same... More 

Thank TMSChennai
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2013

We went on Sunday for lunch @ ECR Dhabba, It is the worst place for having food, it is for all lorry driver who take food for hungry, They won't see how it is presented or cooked.very worst place to have Non- Veg if at all you need to eat have some curd rice, that u should not see the... More 

Thank ArunRajesh123
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2013

As soon as we entered the place was full and directed to a table in the corner which was blazing under sunlight. When I refused and asked for a table in the a/c enclosure they said that the a/c is not working and asked us to check. I checked and found the place stuffy and stinking. We waited in the... More 

Thank KarthiJayaraman
Bengaluru, India
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123 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2013

Location: On the ECR Road Venue: There are caged animals - Emus, cats, dogs, etc Food: North Indian food order - poor quantity and average quality considering the price Service: Poor - they didnt seem to care

Thank Ace_Victorious
Aarhus, Denmark
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2013

I heard a lot about food at ECR Dhaba but I was not much pleased with food. This restaurant have an average food but priced on higher side. I tried baby corn manchurian, which I liked most of all other ordered stuffs. I guess the restaurant has poor management... they did not provide finger bowl even at 8.30 pm. It... More 

Thank Raj K
Chennai (Madras), India
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

The food is good but their service is very bad. Have to wait a long time during weekends due to the crowd. but Ideal for having a drive out of city and spending some time. They have a good collection of caged animal that your kids can spend some time with

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: East Coast Road, Chennai (Madras), India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?