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8 Best Restaurants In Chennai 2021

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Chennai is known as a welcoming city and serving 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 center. 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 but 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.”

In Chennai, we get Coffee to Sea Food which is available 24/7. It’s no surprise in Chennai that you can eat Idli Sambhar, the best Love story ever, 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 specialties.

Here we are going to see about the 8 Best Restaurants in Chennai in 2021.

Thennadu Kilapu Kadai 

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 Range: From 150 Rupees for two people.
Address: Y-228/2, 6th Main Rd, Anna Nagar, Tamil Nadu 600040
Timings: 7.30 AM to 10.30 PM
Must-Try: Kari dosa

Hungry Cars

Hungry Cars is a Theme 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 Range: Rupees 800 for two people.
Address: 14, Old Mahabalipuram Rd, near Imperial Towers, Uthandi, Egattur, Tamil Nadu 603103
Timings: 12 PM to 4 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
Must-Try: Kaithi Mutton Biryani

Bread and Chocolate

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 Range: Rupees 800 for two people.
Address: 25, 2nd Cross Street, 11, Cenotaph Rd, Sri Ram Nagar, Alwarpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600018
Timings: 8 AM to 8 PM
Must-Try: Death by chocolate

Madras Curry 

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

Price Range: Rupees 600 for two people.
Address: 166, Arcot Rd, Sridevi Karumariamman Nagar, Valasaravakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600087
Timings: 12 PM to 10 PM
Must-Try: Golden Fried Prawns

Bay 6 

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 Range: Rupees 1500 for two people. Address: No 202 Seashore town, 6th Avenue, SH 49, Panaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119 Timings: 12 PM to 10 PM Must-Try: Balinese Satay 

Moti Mahal

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 Human Beings 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 Range: Rupees 900 for two people.
Address: 208, 3, Old Mahabalipuram Rd, Kamaraj Nagar, Semmancheri, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119
Timings: 12 PM to 11 PM
Must-Try: Chinese Food

The Rock 

The Rock is a Wildlife Theme Restaurant That had Designed in a Jungle Setup. Since people like New things, this is one of the 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 Range: 700 for 2 People
Address: Q99 SLV Towers Near yes yes supermarket, 3rd Ave, Anna Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600040
Timings: 12 PM to 11 PM
Must-Try: South Indian and Thai Food

Eastern Wedge

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 Range: 700 for 2 People  Address: 11, Kasturi Rangan Road, Kasturi Estate 2nd St, Near Ashwini Hospital, Poes Garden, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600019 Timing: 12 PM to 11 PM  Must-Try: Crispy chow mein, Chilli Paneer 

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

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

As seen above, Chennai is the Food Hub for Foodies as they crave to eat different types of foods. I hope you guys liked our list. Let us know in the comment section. 

By Eduction Rithika is a Computer Engineer,Teacher, Digital Marketing Trainer and Consultant from Bangalore. She is passionate about Handicrafts and Artwork, but a born Foodie and Traveller likes to explore different places frequently.

12 Comments

  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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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