Onashamsakal! Celebrate It To The Fullest With This List Of Places Serving Onam Sadhya In Chennai

A Chennai born mallu or one away from home, this Onam, fear not! Chennai is going to make you enjoy this year's Onam (September 1 to September 15) to the fullest. Call your naadan and non-naadan friends for a feast at these places serving Onam sadhya (banquet in Malayalam) in Chennai because this festival is all about spreading the love!

Ente Keralam

Hands down one of the most popular places in Chennai for mallu food, Ente Keralam is serving sadhya starting September 6. Chef Namboodiri Unni Krishnan will be bringing his expertise from the homeland. For INR 649 (all-inclusive), you get all your favourites from Kerala-style sambhar to pulissery, a tangy yoghurt-based vegetable curry. On Thiruvonam day (September 11), the same spread will cost you INR 849 (all-inclusive). Do book in advance, because you know how hungry everyone gets during Onam! This ends on September 15. 


Casual Dining

Ente Keralam

3.8

61, 5th Avenue, Shanthi Colony, Anna Nagar East, Chennai

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Kumarakom

As evergreen as its name, Kumarakom in Nungambakkam is another popular restaurant for its Kerala goodies. For about INR 450, you can have their sadhya with olan (ash-gourd cooked in coconut milk) and avial (mixed veggies, curd). There's paayasam and all that other yummy stuff too. A total of 24 items! That's something. This will be available only on September 11. 


Casual Dining

Kumarakom

148/54, Kodambakkam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai

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Kuttanad

If you want to have a homely meal at a more affordable price, check out Kuttanad for its sadhya. It's priced at INR 450 for dining and will be served only on September 11. Get ready to finish all those banana chips, pickles and choru (rice) with parippu (dal).

Fast Food Restaurants

Kuttanad Restaurant

4.1

5, 2nd Avenue, MG Road, Shastri Nagar, Adyar, Chennai

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Sanjeevanam

Drop in here between September 7 and September 11 for some yummy sadhya. Priced at about INR 600, the spread will include about 26 items like banana chips, pappadam, pickles, poriyal, pachadi, eruseri, aviyal, Kerala rice, steamed rice, sambar, rasam, paayasam and more. They even have a kids special Onam sadhya priced at about INR 380. 

Casual Dining

Sanjeevanam

4.3

97, Nungambakkam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai

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Kalpaka

Available only on September 11, sadhya here will cost you about INR 300. From poriyal and paayasam to avial and pachadi, get your complete dose of Onam food at this restaurant (about 20-22 items). People will be lining up for their sadhya, so go early to skip the line! 

Fast Food Restaurants

Kalpaka Restaurant

3.8

144, Behind Music Academy, TTK Road, Royapettah, Chennai

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Crimson Chakra

Starting from September 8, you can enjoy a filling Onam sadhya spread at Crimson Chakra till September 13. With about 16-18 dishes up for grabs, the price for sadhya here is about INR 600 and will have all your favourites like pickles, paapadam, paayasam and avial. You can also get the sadhya home delivered. 

Casual Dining

Crimson Chakra

3.7

13, 1st Crescent Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai

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Malabar Kitchen

Celebrating Onam on September 11, Malabar Kitchen has quite a feast waiting to be devoured. Priced at INR 450 plus taxes, you can gorge on about 20 dishes, between 12 pm to 4 pm. Make sure you make reservations before you head there. You can also opt for takeaway priced at INR 495 + GST. 

Casual Dining

Malabar Kitchen

4

153-A, 1st Floor, 100 Feet Road, Velachery, Chennai

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Maha Mudra Restaurant

Starting September 7, Maha Mudra Restaurant will be celebrating Onam till the very end (September 15). The sadhya here will comprise over 28 dishes. Priced at about INR 750 plus tax, you can hog away on chips, kerala style buttermilk, paayasam, avial, olan, Kerala rice and more. 

Casual Dining

Mahamudra

4.3

IshaLife, 117/50, Near Nageshwara Rao Park, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai

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Sree Akshayam

This place will be serving sadhya with over 24 dishes such as paayasam, upperi, mango pickle, Kerala rice, poli and more on September 11. Dining in would come to about INR 360 while a takeaway would cost you about INR 400. 
Casual Dining

Sree Akshayam

4.2

AJ-6, 4th Avenue, Shanthi Colony, Anna Nagar East, Chennai

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