Foodies! Here's Your Guide To Finding The Best Restaurants In Nungambakkam
You can always rely on Little Italy for good Italiano food, and the one in Nungambakkam seems to be one of the oldest. Tucked inside Eldorado complex, this restaurant draws crowds all through the week with their Sunday brunches being a hit among Chennaites. Pastas, pizzas, fondue and tiramisu - these four options would sum up to a hearty and delectable Italian meal here. Make sure to reserve a table well in advance during weekends.
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Located on College Road, this place is a must-visit if you're out for seafood. Get the freshest of snappers, salmon, lobsters and massive prawns, all cooked to your liking in a lovely glasshouse ambience at The Marina. Their Prawn Biryani and tawa fish are hands-down the best.
Serving the best sourdough pizzas in the city, Nolita in Nawab Habibullah Avenue wins in both the ambience and flavours department. Pizza Bianca and Slow Cooked Chicken And Mushroom Pizza are our faves. You can also opt for Roasted Grape and Almond Salad and sip on some hot chocolate here.
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If you've lived in Chennai long enough, then you have been or at least heard of Eden. The one in Harrisons Hotel in Nungambakkam continues to be the place for family gatherings. Their baked Italian dishes and tandoori fare is what people come here for the most.
Tucked along Sterling Road, Maplai Restaurant is all about savouring South Indian food. One of the best biryani places in the city, you can go for their unlimited Biryani thali or choose from limited portions of Ambur or Prawn biryani.
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Located in Park Side Street, Twilight is perfect for all your late-night cravings. A takeaway joint, you can hog on rolls and club sandwiches to proper tandoori food here.
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Kappa Chakka Kandhari
Another area favourite when it comes to Kerala cuisine, Kappa Chakka Kandhari on Haddows Road serves authentic delicacies for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Syrian beef fry, appams, kappas with tender coconut pudding are among their popular dishes.
Presenting delectable Indian food with a molecular twist, Spice Klub in Nungambakkam High Road knows how to add pizzazz to food. Their paav bhaji fondue, Palak Cheese Cigars and Vada Paav platter are a must try. We also liked their Kokum Margherita with Chilli Caviar.
Nasi And Mee
This KNK Road restaurant is perfect for a full-blown fare of Asian specialities. Popular for breakfast, you can dig into Kaya Toast, Thai Style Eggs Benedict and dumplings here. Nasi Goreng, Pad Thai and Stir Fry Chicken are quite popular too. Read more here.
Also located in KNK Road, Mamagoto is another Pan Asian paradise offering Japanese, Vietnamese and Malaysian cuisine along with some Indo-Chinese dishes. Momos, Laksa and Sushi Platter are quite popular here. Wrap it up with their chunky, caramel sponge cake for a perfect finish to a drool-worthy meal.
Sigree Global Grill
This North Indian kitchen in Kodambakkam High Road hosts killer buffets. Their paneer dishes have a huge fan following. Dal Makhani and Tandoori Chicken are a must-try.
This Japanese Restaurant on Nungambakkam High Road is iconic with simple, homely decor and spot-on flavours. Maki Rolls, Miso Ramen and Beef Katsu Set are a must-try.
Located in Nungambakkam's Wallace Garden Street, Quattro Ristorante serves vegetarian Italian and Mexican food with a fancy touch. Their thin crust pizzas and sizzlers are a must-try. Fried Avocado, Grilled Flautas and Burritos are quite popular too. Don't forget to finish your meal with their Chocolate Saturn & Hot Chocolate Soup - it will give you a serious chocolate high.
An Italian restaurant in KNK Road, head to Toscano for their Spinach Ravioli and Arabiatta. They've also got an awesome selection of salads with fresh ricotta and different kinds of cheese. Their Tiramisu is a must-try in desserts.
If you're not in the mood to experiment and want to some good old biryani, head straight to Dindigul Thalappakatti. Located opposite to Shree Mithai in Nungambakkam, this place needs no introduction. Just bring your appetite.
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