Treat Your Desi Palate To Loads Of Mithai From The Best Sweet Shops In Chennai

WARNING: Major drool moments ahead. 

Creamy sandesh, hot moong dal halwa, or cham cham - Isn't it a blessing to be in India that has some of the best sweets in the world? They make us you go weak in the knees and push us to any extent (literally). Now, have it all with this list of best sweet shops in Chennai. May you be blessed with the yummiest delights all your life.


Shree Mithai

A household name in Chennai, Shree Mithai has been spreading joy with its sugary delights for over 40 years now. From dry fruit sweets and fresh milk pedas, kalakand to Bengali sweets like rasmalai and sandesh, they have it all. They also serve piping hot carrot halwa, badam, and moong-dal halwa, all made from fresh every day. However, you must try their signature angoori rasmalai and boondi ladoo that are available in both single-serve and larger quantities.

Fast Food Restaurants

Shree Mithai

4.4

Jawahar Plaza, Ground Floor, 18, Opp. Isphani Centre, Nungambakkam, Chennai

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The Grand Sweets And Snacks

Serving in over five locations across Chennai, The Grand Sweets And Snacks is among the oldest ones in the city. Choose from an array of sweets such as Mysore pauk, angur jamoon, badhusha, basundhi, doodh halwa and more. You’re sure to keep coming back for more. The Horlicks Mysorepauk, in particular, is a must-try if you love ghee-based sweets.

Sweet Shops

The Grand Sweets & Snacks

4.1

24, 2nd Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai

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Adyar Ananda Bhavan

The oldest sweet shop in the city, Adyar Ananda Bhavan offers some of the most palatable Indian sweets. From Bombay Halwa, Badam Halwa, Coconut Burfi and Malt Mysorepak, to highly addictive Panner Jamoon, Dry Jamoon, Kala Jamoon, and Mothi Laddu, A2B has treats for everyone, with their Bengali and ghee sweets being customer favourites. 

Kakada Ramprasad

Serving arguably the best mothipak in the city, Kakada Ramprasad has become one of the most famous sweet shops in Chennai. Their chilled and thick masala doodh is another hot favourite item among customers. Loaded with generous shavings of nuts such as almonds, pistas, and cashews while being flavoured with saffron is perfect for Chennai’s weather and a true ambrosial delight.

Sweet Shops

Kakada Ramprasad

4.2

348/343, Ground Floor, Mint Street, George Town, Chennai

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Sri Krishna Sweets

Although formed in Coimbatore, this sweet shop has established itself as one of the most popular sweet shops in Chennai. Known especially for its highly-delectable Mysurpa, Sri Krishna Sweets also has people coming in for its pedas, milk sweets, coconut laddu, and dry-fruit sweets.

Sweet Shops

Sri Krishna Sweets

4.2

53/20, Venkatanarayana Road, Thyagaraya Nagar, Chennai

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Gangotree Sweets & Snacks

With an extensive list of almond and cashew-based sweets on the menu, Gangotree is another great spot to satisfy your sweet cravings. Their milk sweets are equally mouth-watering and include items like milk cake, white barfi, kashmirya kalakand, and baby peda.

Fast Food Restaurants

Gangotree

4.0

AB-142, Shanthi Colony, Anna Nagar East, Chennai

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Ajnabi Mithai Ghar

From fresh hot jalebis to light and soothing Bengali rasmalai, Ajnabi has been treating Chennaites with its heavenly sweetmeats for several years now. They even have happy hours between 10:00 am to 10:00 pm every day offering great discounts on their sweets. Could life get any better?


Sweet Shops

Ajab's Ajnabi Mithai Ghar

4.1

63, Elephant Gate Street, Sowcarpet, Chennai

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Mithai Mandir

Serving you all kinds of Gujarati and Rajasthani sweet delights is Mithai Mandir in Vadapalani. Apart from their chaats and snacks, they serve tons of traditional sweets from the dessert. Treat yourself with some chenna malpua, churma laddu, chassi petha and kalakand . They even make ghevar on special occasions like Rakhi and Teej. You could also load up on khaman Dhokla while you are there; it tastes amazing with sweet chutney.

Sweet Shops

Mithai Mandir

4.3

17/16, Palani Andavar Koil Street, Vadapalani, Chennai

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Mansukh's Sweets And Snacks

Started in 1947 in the Sowcarpet area, Mansukh's Sweets and Snacks has been delighting Chennaites with a taste from the north. Housing some traditional Gujarathi sweets, snacks and thalis, you just cannot get enough. You can hoard up on malpuvas, matka kulfis, ghee jalebis and madhur pak here. They even have cold sweets like shrikhand and basundhi.

Fast Food Restaurants

Mansuk's Sweets & Snacks

4.2

8, Gangadeeshwarar Koil Street, Purasaiwakkam, Chennai

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Shubh

Located in Nungambakkam, Shubh Sweets is where you can dine in with chaats and sweet pethas. Oh yes, they have a variety of pethas to try out - petha orange and green laddoos, petha paan and petha bhog. You can try out different flavoured barfis also like khoya katli, choolate katli, sandwich barfi and badam barfi. 

Fast Food Restaurants

Shubh

4.0

12/1&2, Old 52/1&2, Tank Bund Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai

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Suriya Sweets

Mylapore's Suriya Sweets is popular for its use of honey and jaggery in its sweets. Opened in 1998, they pride themselves for the usage of natural preservatives and sweeteners. And so do we! With a range of ghee jalebis, Mysuru pak and madhura pak, this tiny shop is all worth it.

Sweet Shops

Suriya Sweets

4.0

6/41, South Mada Street, Vinayaka Nagar Colony, Mylapore, Chennai

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K. C. Das

Located across 3 outlets in Chennai, K. C. Das is a historic shop that comes all the way from Kolkata selling all kinds of Bengali sweet stuff. Rossogola, rossomalai, chhanar payas, rossomadhuri, rossomanjhari, kala jam, chhanar jilipi  - you can hoard on all sorts of delish Bengali sweets here, and not be disappointed. 


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Sweet Shops

KC Das

4.1

34/53, 2nd Main Road, RA Puram, Chennai

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