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132, TTK Road | Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
+91 44 2499 4101
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 23:30
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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The menu is vast spanning all 4 southern states. Food is well presented and all items we have tried in our numerous visits taste good.It much beyond the dosa and idly that most people are familiar with. The interiors are tastefully done in typical south style with tanjore and mysore paintings, live music etc. Dining here is quite an experience... More 

2 Thank Priya_T
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a meal----of course vegetarian--there were a variety of dishes --cooked well---to suit the taste of almost every one

2 Thank Nataraj M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice atmosphere! Clean, nice environment. Excellent and helpful staff. Food are delicious. Strongly recommend.

2 Thank Vladimir R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is very friendly and very comfortable. The food is just amazing with amazing quality.

2 Thank Garg007
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is cozy, comfortable and very elegant. Service is excellent. Food quality is very good. Overall an enjoyable experience. Live music performance is enjoyable.

2 Thank jonees71
Doha,, Qatar
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The entry to Dhakshan, interior decor and furniture does not represent the 5 star standard. I rated high (four star) because of treat for delicious taste buds and polite and coordinated services. In spite of decor will visit again. Thumbs-up

1 Thank Chidambaranatha... T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service from all of you. Table settings are fantastic. The food was fabulous. I came with my friends. We all enjoyed.

2 Thank RuthvikRuth
Cape Cod, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Elegant, comfortable, & excellent service, it doesn't get much better than this. We tried the fish & shrimp. Both were prepared with just the right amount of spices & were delicious. We opted for extra veggies rather than any starch & were rewarded by very well prepared okra & spinach. The chutneys served to accompany the complementary papudums were exceptional.... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I simply love the food in this restaurant. It is a taste that one can crave for. Service is very good and has a nice ambience.

1 Thank fivestarholidays
Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We ordered their Veinchina Mamsam, Chanaga Pappu Masam Koora, and Nandu Puttu with Veechu Parotta and rice, followed by Dakshin Coffee. The food is to die for and the service is amazing. Rajkumar, who took our order, knows the menu inside out and explained how each dish is cooked. Manoj, who served our table, was so polite and enthusiastic -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$66
Indian, Asian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132, TTK Road | Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2499 4101

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