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8 Best Restaurants In Chennai You Must Try In 2022

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Chennai is known as a welcoming city and serves as a home for different kinds of people. Here we are going to see the ten best restaurants in Chennai.

Before we jump into Restaurants in Chennai, Chennai is Famous for various reasons. One of the best reasons is that Chennai is the biggest cultured and Economic centre. It was first known as Madras, but now it has been changed to Chennai.

As the people of Chennai say, and I quote, “Chennai is a city, Madras is an Emotion.”

They are known for their Cultures and also have one of the Best Medical Colleges and Medical Services in the country.

Not only that, they are known for having the Best IPL Team, “Chennai Super Kings,” and the best theme song, “Whistle Podu.”

Chennai offers all your food requirements, from coffee to seafood. Not to be surprised you get to taste south India’s famous dish Idly sambar, at 4 in the morning.

Chennai is known for its best serving seafood. The most memorable dish known as “parotta,” which was introduced by the people of Tamil Nadu, is one of their specialities.

List of The Top 8 Best Restaurants In Chennai

Here are the 8 Best Restaurants in Chennai you must try in 2021, specially handpicked for you on your visit to this amazing place.

Thennadu Kilapu Kadai 

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Thennadu Kalapu Kadai is quite famous for Kari Dosa. They have one of the perfect Menu for non-veg lovers.

Especially the Idli and fish kulambu combo is their highlight. They sell all sorts of non-veg items needed. A few people who call them foodies must visit this restaurant.

Price RangeFrom 150 Rupees for two people
AddressY-228/2, 6th Main Rd, Anna Nagar, Tamil Nadu 600040
Timings7:30 Am to 10:30 Pm
Must-TryKari dosa

Hungry Cars

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Hungry Car is a themed restaurant in Chennai. With a different idea of having cars as their theme and other dishes, they have a special Menu for Mutton Biryani known as “Kaithi Biryani”.

Every non-veg lover should visit this place. These are some of the Best Restaurants in Chennai.

Price RangeRupees 800 for two people
Address14, Old Mahabalipuram Rd, near Imperial Towers, Uthandi, Egattur, Tamil Nadu 603103
Timings12 Pm to 4 Pm, 7 Pm to 11 Pm
Must-tryKaithi Mutton Biryani

Bread and Chocolate

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A fresh and healthy restaurant and Environment to have food. They specialize in baked foods and delicious chocolate Recipes.

The Man behind the Bread and Chocolate is Daniel Trulson. Their best recipes are Chocolate Granda, Toasts, Vegan tofu Scramble.

Price RangeRupees 800 for two people
Address25, 2nd cross street, 11, Cenotaph Rd, Sri Ram Nagar, Alwarpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600018
Timings8 Am to 8 Pm
Must-tryDeath by Chocolate

Madras Curry 

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Madras Curry is one of the best Restaurants in Chennai. It’s such a Treat for Non-veg Lovers and foodies. With a different recipe and unique taste, it attracts customers around Chennai.

The special dish is Golden Fried Prawns and Chicken curry. Kalaki and parotta are their mains. These are some of the Best Restaurants in Chennai.

Price RangeRupees 600 for two people
Address 166, Arcot Rd, Sridevi Karumariamman Nagar, Valasaravakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600087
Timings12 Pm to 10 Pm
Must-tryGolden fried prawns

Bay 6 

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Bay 6 is one of the most excellent restaurants in Chennai. The restaurant has such a beautiful sea view which gives more peace of mind and a place to enjoy nature.

When it comes to food, it is one of Chennai’s best restaurants to enjoy the food. They specialize in Chinese foods and Beverages.

Price RangeRupees 1500 for two people
AddressNo 202 Seashore town, 6th Avenue, SH 49, Panaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119
Timings12 Pm to 10 Pm
Must-tryBalinese Satay

Moti Mahal

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This is one of the theme restaurants in Chennai. Moti Mahal is a robot theme restaurant in Semmancheri, Chennai. People who need different vibes can try this restaurant.

Instead of humans serving food, robots take that part. It’s a fun place to go with your family for lunch or dinner. Their specials are Mughalai, Chinese, and North Indian.

Price RangeRupees 900 for two people
Address208, 3, Old Mahabalipuram Rd, Kamaraj Nagar, Semmancheri, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119
Timings12 Pm to 11 Pm
Must-tryChinese Food

The Rock 

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The Rock is a wildlife theme restaurant that had designed in a jungle setup. Since people like new things, this is one of the best restaurants to visit in Chennai.

The food quality and the Relaxed Atmosphere is the Plus Point. They serve North Indian, Chinese, South Indian, and Thai Food.

Price Range700 for 2 people
AddressQ99 SLV Towers Near yes yes supermarket, 3rd Ave, Anna Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600040
Timings12 Pm to 11 Pm
Must-trySouth Indian and Thai Food

Eastern Wedge

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The restaurants mentioned above were famous for Non-veg. EasternWedge is one of those Restaurants that makes you Fall in love with Veg Food, Which made me fall in love with their food.

The Hygiene Atmosphere and the food is the best thing about the restaurant. It’s a pan Asian Restaurant. 

Price Range700 for 2 people
Address11, Kasturi Rangan Road, Kasturi Estate 2nd St, Near Ashwini Hospital, Poes Garden, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600019
Timing12 Pm to 11 Pm
Must-tryCrispy Chowmein, Chilli Paneer

Well there are other Restaurants in Chennai which you can also visit 

  •  Sigree Anna Nagar
  • Curly Cravings
  • Little Panai( Pot Biryani)

Frequently Asked Question

What are the best places to eat in Chennai?

Kaidi Kitchen, Zaitoon, Barbeque Nation, Kalyana Bhavan biryani, Tosai, Badal Da Punjabi Dhabha, Zaica and many more.

Which is the best place to eat biryani in Chennai?

Ya Mohideen Biryani – Pallavaram, Dindigul Thalapakatti Biryani, SukkuBhai Beef Biryani, Hajeeras kitchen – Velachery, Hotel Kalyan Bhavan, Daawat Biriyani – Pallavaram.

What are the best restaurants in Chennai for couples?

Dario’s – Alwarpet, The Gateway Hotel IT Expressway Chennai, Little Italy, Mainland China, Yoko Sizzlers, ITC Grand Chola.

What are the best Veg restaurants in Chennai?

Kaidi Kitchen, Dario’s, Eden, Pind, Amdavadi, BR Mathsya.

What are the best non-veg restaurants in Chennai?

Buhari hotel, Dindigul thalapakatti, Sea Shell, Badal Da Punjabi Dhabha, Zaitoon, Barbeque Nation – Chennai – T. Nagar.

As seen above, Chennai is the Food Hub for Foodies as they crave to eat different types of foods.

Conclusion

I hope you guys liked our list. Let us know in the comment section. well, There are Restaurants in Goa, Hyderabad and other places which must Explore.

12 Comments

  1. avatar of parthiban s
    Parthiban S Reply

    I reside in Coimbatore, getting an opportunity to visit Chennai officially after this pandemic. Exploring food joints is my hobby where I used to do often. I have started surfing for the best restaurants in Chennai, got this article. Thanks for the suggestions, keed rocking.

  2. avatar of prasanth

    The good thing in this best restaurant in Chennai blog is, have provided details about timing and must-try dish. Could you help me out with some information regarding the Kaidhi restaurant in Chennai?

  3. avatar of vijaya

    Very informative article. Thanks for sharing the detailed information about the restaurants, best food, timings, and the price range; It helped me choose the best one among the restaurants in Chennai. After this pandemic, I would like to try Kaithi Biryani at Hungry Cars restaurant.

  4. avatar of sai tejaswini
    Sai Tejaswini Reply

    Madras Curry is one of my favorites restaurants in Chennai. I’m not from Chennai, but I prefer having food at Madras Curry restaurant whenever I visit Chennai. I loved the authentic taste of nonveg here. Especially Prawns. See food lovers; you must try Fried prawns here once in a life

  5. avatar of supriya joshi
    supriya joshi Reply

    This article is so unique, I liked the car theme restaurant, which is mentioned as hungry cars, it looks so good and creative, I’m feeling like I should definitely visit this restaurant when I travel to Chennai. Thank you so much for this informative article about the best restaurants in Chennai.

  6. avatar of amrutha

    I really liked all of the restaurants in chennai mentioned above, Actually I’m planning to visit Chennai after this lockdown and I’m a vegetarian, Among above mentioned could you please say that whether veg food are available, if it is then which one you suggest as the best vegetarian restaurant?

  7. avatar of rajesh acharya
    Rajesh Acharya Reply

    Well, I am not a Chennai resident but I have been there a couple of times as my relatives live there. They say Chennai is known for its dosas and idly which are available in almost all hotels and restaurants at the most affordable prices on the menu card. i have come acroos a rest Thennadu Kilapu Kadai while readign your blog and would love to try Kari Dosa whenever i am there. Thank you for the suggestions. Great job

  8. avatar of aakash b

    I have been living in Chennai for the past 2 years and I have visited several restaurants in and around the city. I believe that it is one way of getting to know the urban sprawl of the city. I am quite fond of the food and love trying different things wherever I go. I am glad you suggested the themed styled restaurants. would surely bookmark this and check on these Best Restaurants In Chennai city.

  9. avatar of deepak

    Hey
    I’m from Delhi and now staying in Chennai for work purpose. I wanted to try proper South Indian food. Can you suggest some good South Indian restaurant where I can try chicken curry and ragi ball ?

  10. avatar of hemanth

    Very well explained
    I was planning to visit Chennai next month and I was going though all places to visit and restaurant in there and I came across this blog.
    The way it is explained I feel like try them all
    Thank you for sharing

  11. avatar of ananth ram
    Ananth Ram Reply

    I have been living in Chennai for the past 2 years and I have visited several restaurants in and around the city. I believe that it is one way of getting to know the urban sprawl of the city. I am quite fond of the food and love trying different things wherever I go. I am glad you suggested the themed styled restaurants. would surely bookmark this and check on these Best Restaurants In Chennai city.

  12. avatar of vinod kumar
    Vinod Kumar Reply

    Well, I am not a Chennai resident but I have been there a couple of times as my relatives live there. They say Chennai is known for its dosas and idly which are available in almost all hotels and restaurants at the most affordable prices on the menu card. i have come acroos a rest Thennadu Kilapu Kadai while readign your blog and would love to try Kari Dosa whenever i am there. Thank you for the suggestions. Great job

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