Food of Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram is brimming with interesting and flattering restaurants and cafes and a variety of cuisines. Find here, the colors and spice of street food, an elaborate, traditional and authentic thali as well as an array of western delicacies. While here, try Grilled Fish, Vegetarian thali, Prawns, Lobsters, Crabs and more. You might also try a typical South Indian platter which consists of Idli, Dosa, Appam, Vada, Upma Sambhar, Sweet Pongal, Kesari, Payassam and much more.

Here are the top 11 restaurants in Mahabalipuram:

1. Nautilus

Othavadai Cross Street, Mahabalipuram, India 
11:00 am to 03:00 pm & 07:00 pm to 11:00 pm
INR 550 For Two

2. Blue Elephant

No. 39, Othavadai Street, Mahabalipuram, India 
9:30 AM to 9:30 PM

3. Le Yogi

19, Othavadai Street, Fisherman's Colony, Near Gangai Amman Temple, Near Beach, Mahabalipuram 
North Indian, Seafood, South Indian, Nepalese
7 AM to 11 PM

4. Gecko Restaurant

37, Othavadai Street, Mahabalipuram, Chennai 
North Indian, Seafood
8 AM to 11 PM

Known to have pretty, vibrant decor, this multi-cuisine restaurant offers a casual dining experience. The owner is said to take personal interest in the service and recommends a reservation in advance.

5. Moonrakers

45, Othavadai Street, Next To Kamaraj Ayurvedic, Mahabalipuram, Chennai 
Seafood, North Indian, Italian, Continental
10 AM to 11 PM

6. Rose Garden

Beach Road 12, Mahabalipuram, India 
INR 100 For Two

7. Freshly 'n Hot

Othavadai Cross Street, Mahabalipuram, India 
7.30 AM - 9 PM
INR 400-450 For Two

8. Water's Edge Cafe

Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay, 57 Kovalam Road, Mahabalipuram, India 
24 hours
INR 250-700 For Two

9. Wharf

Radisson BLU Templebay, 57, Covelong Road,, Mahabalipuram, Mahabalipuram, Chennai 
Seafood, Mediterranean, Italian, North Indian
12 Noon to 3 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM

10. Mamalla Bhavan

108, Mamalla Beach Resort, Kovalam Road, Mahabalipuram, Chennai 
South Indian
11 AM to 11 PM

Serving authentic vegetarian local cuisine, this South Indian eatery was established in 1964. One of the oldest eateries in town, it is best known for their quick lunch or dinner banana-leaf thalis.

11. Joe's Cafe

Plot 5, Othavadai Cross Street, Mahabalipuram, Chennai 
South Indian, Cafe, Fast Food
7 AM to 11 PM

Known for its desserts and bakes, this cafe is a tourist-favourite for breakfast in Mahabalipuram. It remains open from 7am-11pm, serving fast food and South Indian food as well.

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