Monday, December 15, 2008

Lovely Evening Snack Places of Chennai

  • I thought I will list out some of the good restaurents of Chennai which serve sumptuous snack / tiffen items for the evening… Evening means between 4pm to 7pm to me J
Try it out…. I recently visited these places so I can say the list is good – I think these items are best prepared in the following places than others !!!
  • New Woodlands, Cathedral Road – Mangalore Bonda, Uppuma
  • Gangotri, Cathedral Road – North Indian snack items, sweets
  • Sri Krishna Sweets, Pondy Bazaar – Masala Boli, Filter Coffee
  • Hotel Saravana Bhavan, Peters Road – Mini Tiffen, Rava Kesari, Medu Vadai, Raw banana Chips and Filter Coffee with more sugar
  • Sangeetha Hotel, Sterling Road – Vendhaya Dosai, Vada Kari, Filter Coffee
  • Raja Bhavan, Sterling Road – Dosa, Idly
  • Murugan Idly Kadai, GN Chetty Road – Dosa, Idly, Oothappam
  • Mansukh, T. Nagar – North Indian snack items
  • Hotel Saravana Bhavan, Mylapore – Adai Avial, Kaara Dosa, Rava Idly, Raw banana Chips & Filter Coffee
  • Adyar Anandha Bhavan, Adyar – Adai Avial, Kaara Kozhakattai, Filter Coffee
  • Palmgrove, Nungambakkam – Assorted Bajji, dosa varieties
  • Shree Mithai, Chetpet & Spencers – North Indian snack items with Badam Milk
  • MG Road, Nungambakkam – Near Citibank ATM – Paani Puri (road side)
  • Sangeetha Hotel, R A Puram – Dosa items, puri, Filter Coffee

  • Carnival - Cake Shop, C P Ramasamy Road – Sandwiches

  • Beeda @ Calcutta paan shop – just before Ganpat hotel, Nungambakkam
Update Jan 2, 2010

  • Noodles Samosa at hotel saravana bhavan (Mylapore, Venkatnarayan road)
  • Hotel Sudha, Egmore - Old udipi hotel - all south indian breakfast items are very very good


  1. Kesari is not introduced by me.. It is not Ravi Kesari...It is Rava Kesari

  2. Kesari is not introduced by me.. It is not Ravi Kesari...It is Rava Kesari

  3. Am partial to chat parota and chikku shake from Nandinees at T Nagar Bus stand as well :) Well! used to about a decade back.

  4. Welcome Laksh.... I hate venturing into usman road side. So no reaction from my side for your nandinees !

  5. You must check this out! quite old bu interesting!

  6. Hi Anonymous ! That was a good post. Ethanai sappattu ramargal indha ulagathile !

  7. array wah i really wish that u ought to organize visits to all these places for people who come to chennai

  8. Hi Vijay Ganesh,
    Lovely post on quick snack items and the restaurants which serve them best. We did try the masala boli in Krishnasweets Rk Salai. Yummy.. I loved the paruppu boli as well..
    Will try it out most probably this vacation..
    Liked your site. Bookmarked.
    Ananya Mahadevan

  9. Welcome Ananya, Thanx for the patronage.

  10. update input from @shivakumar .try aappam and kadalai curry from "kalavara" velachery bypass road, parotta and pannerbutter masala,veg briyani tastes good too.

  11. Point noted,my hunt begins :)

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  13. Appreciate the recommendation. Will try it out.