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Motel Mamalla

East Coast Road, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
+91 44 2744 3560
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good50%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“dosas” (5 reviews)
“tiffin items” (2 reviews)
“juice” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
East Coast Road, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

While traveling from Chennai to Pondicherry, our cab driver took a halt at this restaurant. It was a breakfast break as we had avoided eating on our flight. We had ordered Paneer Masala Dosa, Masala Dosa, one masala tea and filter coffee. Taste wise... all...More

Thank vmtrek_travel
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch with family. The good parts : Service was reasonably prompt. Food quality was adequate. Taste was ok-ish. Ambience was good. The not-so-good parts : Not spacey. Became crowded after a while and people struggled to find seats. A little pricey(probably the GST...More

Thank DrVivAK
Reviewed 18 October 2017

An ideally located restaurant on ECR just at Mahabalipuram and ideal for travellers looking for a quick meal at budget prices with friendly service and hygeinic food.

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Good place to have breakfast or meals.Both south Indian and North Indian food very tasty.Spacious dining hall with large windows. On weekends it will be crowded and serving food takes time.

Thank Joeswamy
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had a quick bite at this place. It is a pleasant place where you can have South Indian dishes such as Dosa. Coffee is also good. It is just off ECR, away from the crowded town and therefore a very good location.

Thank tvsinha
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Weve been here a few times. Superfast service, crisp dosas, tasty chutney and sambar, refreshing lime sodas, air-conditioned, and they even offer a car washing service for 200 rupees while you eat! The only downside is when we ordered a filter coffee (30 on the...More

Thank Suzan C
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

we stop here regularly....very good breakfast..lunch meals..and Tiffin items! waiters are friendly and very prompt with the orders...a nice place to break the journey if you are travelling from Chennai to pondicherry or the opposite!

Thank Shobin A
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Mamalla on ECR is one of the best places for dining. It is a pure vegetarian restaurant open for breakfast , lunch, evening snacks and dinner. good quality food with reasonable pricing and very good service are the highlights. even if you choose to stay...More

Thank Shuba G
Reviewed 20 April 2017

During our four days at Mahabalipuram, this was our family restaurant. Be it lunch or dinner. Reasonable and tasty food with quick service.

Thank Amit_Attry
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I always found Motel Mamalla's restaurant the best place for a quick bite. The place has a decent getup and the staff is courteous and good. Food is tasty and reasonably priced. Their biggest advantage is being on the main ECR and with ample parking...More

Thank prabalmall
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$3
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Coast Road, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Kanchipuram District  >  Mahabalipuram
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2744 3560
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Many a traveler on the East Coast road would have stopped by Motel Mamalla to whet their appetite and recharge themselves during their course of their journey on this scenic stretch of roadway bordering the seas . Located at the doorway to Mamallapuram, this drive-in vegetarian restaurant has been in existence for close to a decade now and has been the toast of those who have savored the matchless service and mouthwatering spread of vegetarian food.Motel Mamalla, was established with the motto of providing hygienic and quality food for the highway travelers at affordable costs. The restaurant can accommodate up to 250 people and authentic South Indian vegetarian delicacies are served to your heart's content. Valet parking facilities are available, so you can stop worrying about a shelter for your car or bike and start feasting on the food instead.As an earnest traveler, whatever your destination may be, Motel Mamalla is one pit stop you cannot afford to miss while going via ECR.
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