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“Authentic South Indian food”
Review of Madurai Idli Kadai

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Madurai Idli Kadai
Ranked #113 of 379 Restaurants in Sunnyvale
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

You could not ask for a better preparation of Tamil vegetarian cuisine! The aroma, the feel of eating a dosa with your bare hands, and certainly the tastes will take you back to your favorite childhood places back in India (Mumbai and Bangalore for me). This place even has the same run-down look and feel that the places in India do :-).

Go for the awesome food. Forget that the place is too small for the crowds it attracts (especially on weekends), and that the service is missing the warmth that they use surely use to prepare the food.

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2  Thank Pankaj S
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

The problem is, the food is awesome but they're shorthanded, and have too few seats; so waiting times tend to be on the higher side. I've seen families waiting outside for up to half an hour to be seated. The fact that these families are willing to wait is testimony to the quality of the food. The fact that they have to wait so long is testimony to the number of people who head there.
Don't expect a place for a romantic dinner or fine dining when you head there - just get your food, eat it and move on.

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2  Thank nulla_e_reale
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We went for breakfast at 9AM and waited for to order for breakfast IDLY , PONGAL , VADA & Ghee Roast Masala Dosa. The main constraints in this Restaurant is the space and service. There are only 25 seats available and cleaning service is very poor. You have to occupy a Table first and then you have to order for food . At present only breakfast with Idly & Dosa varieties are available. But the good news here is that you get soft pluffy Idly and crispy Vada ,typical you get in Chennai. Out of all South Indian Vegetarian restaurants in Bay area , you get tasty Idly ,crispy Vada & Dosa with coconut chutney and sambar ,only here in " MADUAI IDLY KADAI" in Sunnyvale. It is suggested that you take it as to go for more than 5 to 10 people.

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1  Thank RANGADURAI R
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

This restaurant has great food and not so great atmosphere. I would not call it hole-in-the-wall, but it comes very close to being one.

Food is fresh and as close as you can get for south Indian (mostly Tamil) cuisine.

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1  Thank RamKunda
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