chennai

1 Trichy Sethuram Mess

Thiruchy Sethuraman Mess is an kongu Nadu style restaurant. South Indian food is served here, and both non veg and veg cuisine is available. The place does not have a very fancy ambience but the food here is delicious. Don’t think of even parking outside the restaurant as you will have to stop eating by the honk of other vehicles. Food is served on banana leaf. Compared to other restaurants is a pocket friendly restaurant.

Address: 24 J, First Floor, Puthur 4 Road, Opposite to Fathima School, Thillai Nagar, Trichy

Cost for two: INR 250

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2 Madurai Sri Devar Chettinadu Restaurant

This is an chettinadu style restaurant with a pretty good ambience and a lavish car parking facility. Both non veg and veg food is served, but who would want to have an veg meal in an authentic chettinad restaurant. The food is served in lovely green banana leaf however on a plate to make both your and the cleaners work easier. Pricing of the food is pretty decent and affordable. Ceylon paratha preferably mutton is the must have here.

Address: 11, Balaji Nagar, Velachery Main Road, Pallikaranai, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 500

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3 Hotel Wellcome Srinivasa

A high class veg restaurant where you can eat as fast as you can when your hunger is at your peak. You sure will have people at your back waiting to have your seat any minute. Don’t even think of bringing your car because the restaurant is situated just on the main road. It has a very reasonable pricing for a decent breakfast and lunch.

Address: 61-F, Velachery Main Rd, Jagannatha Puram, Velachery, Chennai

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4 Andhikkadai

Andhikkadai is an authentic South Indian veg restaurant which serves all types of food type. It has the antique look which makes people wanting to visit it now and then. Finding such and restaurant in this area is hard. Both AC and Non AC seats are available. The place is usually clean. The restaurant is unnoticeable because of the tree covered area as you have to be vigilant finding the spot. Service is as good just like the food.

Address: 20, Dhandeeswaram Main Road, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 300

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5 The New Andhra Meals Hotel

This restaurant serves authentic Andhra style food as the name itself suggests. So what can you expect, yes, spice spice and spice all over. They serve both veg and non veg food. The restaurant is completely air conditioned, very neatly kept, and brightly lit. Parking is sufficient for both bikes and cars.  The Andhra chilli chicken is the must try here.

Address: 102/42, Pondy Bazaar, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. Nagar, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 550

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6 Lakkshmi Bhavan

The restaurant has a café type interior. The best thing about the café is that you have a balcony based table which faces the road. You can have a nice cup of  coffee watching the rain. Only vegetarian is served here. The rates are so minimal that you can have your daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner out there. The filter coffee is excellent here.

Address: 3, 1st Cross Street, Vijayanagar, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 300

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7 Laya Aappa Kadai

Previously named as Simran’s Appa Kadai is famous for its appam types. It has a decent parking, and both veg and non veg is served here. The bulls eye appam with mutton paya would is a must try.

Address: Opposite Metro Water Station, 100 Feet By Pass Road, Velachery, Chennai

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8 Sukkubhai Biriyani

 Beef lovers there, it is the restaurant for you. All types of beef dishes are available here. Chennai’s best beef biriyani comes from here. Chicken and mutton is also served here. The pricing is very reasonable. Beef biryani is the best here, and it’s completely halal food. Although the restaurant is small, service is fast.

Address: 333, MKN Road, Next to Indian Bank, Alandur, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 200

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9 Tosai 99 Delights

As the name suggests, the restaurant carries 99 varieties of dosas. Dosas you could even never think of are served here. The rates are little pricey here. The pizza dosa is a must try here.

Address: Plot 137, Seetharaman Nagar, Velachery Main Road, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 200

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10 Kumarakom

It is an Kerala style restaurant, where you get almost everything Kerala style. The pricing is a bit high here, Pollichameenhas is a must try here. Beef lovers should try Ularthiya beef.

Address: 27/28, Vijayanagar Extension, Velachery Main Road, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 600

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11 Sree Gupta Bhavan

A North Indian authentic restaurant serving both for food and sweets. The quality of the food is great. The place is well lit and has ample space for seating & parking. The place has 19 more outlets in Chennai. Though certain items are priced high, but it’s ok to pay for its never changing taste. All North Indian food tastes good. Surprisingly, the fried rice here is the best.

Address: No. 1, 100 Feet Road, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 450

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12 Pind

Looking for a typical punjabi set up restaurant, pind is the one for you. You will love the infrastructure and ofcourse the food. Non veg lovers must give it a try. It has one more outlet in Chennai.  The place has middle class pricing which most of us can afford. Kulfi and Masala Buttermilk is a must try.

Address: 2, Sarathy Nagar, 1st Main Road, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 900

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13 Old Madras Mess

A tiny spot for food, and you are sure to get a great mom made food here. They serve you lovely chettinadu style food here.  The place is fairly priced. Kaddaivaruval is a must have.

Address: 37F, Velachery Tambaram Main Road, Near A2B, Vijaya Nagar, Velachery, Chennai

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14 Mr. Papdi

A North Indian restaurant for mainly chats, with an calm and peaceful environment. It has one more outlet is T. Nagar. Great quantity for the price. Jamun with ice cream would relinquish your taste. Also jalapeño cheese balls are a must have here.

Address: 137, Plot 3, 1st Floor, Grand Arcade, Seetharaman Nagar Main Road, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 400

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15 Ganga Sweets and Restaurant

Ganga sweets as the name suggests is more of the sweet shop with great ethnic taste. There are various outlets in Chennai. There are two Ganga sweets here in velachery. If you want to spend some time, chose the farther one which has car parking facility. The pricing is pretty reasonable.   The Kara kuzhipanayaram is just brilliant if eaten hot. Other than that the coconut poli is an sweet treat which one should try.

Address: 16, Sarathi Nagar, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 250

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16 Aki Bay 

For an change it’s Japanese cum Indian restaurant. This restaurant is a must go for all that want to try new stuff. You get an nice Japanese style interior here and could also try using the chop sticks if you want to get a little sporty. The place is a bit expensive. Bowls of ramen are most loved here.

Address: 6, Seetharam Main Road, Velachery Tambaram Main Road, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 800

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17 Aarumah Multi Cuisine Restaurant

The concentration of the restaurant is the atmosphere that they have focused on. You will be served food on the glass table which is over grass. You will surely be warmly welcomed. Great prices coming with great food. Namakkal chicken is the must eat here. All the tandoori items are brilliant.

Address: 100 Feet Road, Sambandam Colony, Tharamani Ring Road, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 650

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18Tasteful Affairs Biriyani Pot

The restaurant is small with about 25 chairs . No parking is available. The place is famous for health related home made food. The cost is appreciatively appropriate. The biryani is made with seraga samba rice which is healthy as less oil is used. Food is served in pots. An welcome drink is given that helps in digestion.

Address: Plot #13, Door #2, Vijayanagar 1st Main Road, Velachery, Chennai

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19 Samco

Hotel Samco is an very old restaurant in Chennai, new at velachery but still maintaining the quality and taste. The place is lavished with tables so you will not have a problem waiting, even on weekends. Late night food is available. The prawn biryani is an treat to your taste buds here. The service is good you will be asked for your feedback about the food every now and then.

Address: 21, Velachery Main Road, Opposite Phoenix Market City, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 800

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20 Idli Express

As the name suggests you get soft idli which idealizes South Indian food. Also, the mom made taste is maintained which is a treat to its customers. Delivery is available. Locating this place is going to be an task. It’s quite a small restaurant. Place is neat and clean. The price is quite minimal and affordable. The idli is served with three different chutneys. Mutton salna dosa is an must eat.

Address: 12, Venkateshwara Nagar, 2nd Main Road, Off 100 feet Bypass Road, Adjacent to Laya Appa Kadai, Opposite to GRT Jewellers, Velachery, Chennai

Cost for two: INR 150

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