We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
#14 Lakshmi Road, Bengaluru 560027, India
+91 80 2223 0471
Website
Today
06:30 - 21:30
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Fri 06:30 - 20:30
Sat - Sun 06:30 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,899 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,886: English reviews
Bengaluru, India
Level Contributor
31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Crowded and hyped. No parking and end up waiting . Not worth the pain. Easy to miss the place. You can see a crowd in front of an old building.

Helpful?
Thank zazee14
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not like it used to be.quality of food and ambiance has certainly deteriorated. Will not be visiting there again.

Helpful?
Thank Murli S
Bengaluru, India
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Purely vegetarian south indian dishes available. had been to their branch at Indra nagar. small but fine dining. tasted almost all items. Excellent. quick service. That coffee...can't forget. all items you get without delay and no compromise to the quality. Anyone visiting Bengaluru, include MTR in your itinerary.

Helpful?
Thank chithracb
Jamshedpur, India
Level Contributor
145 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After visiting a friend who stays close to Lalbagh I was looking for a place for lunch when a bystander suggested this place. I was a bit sceptical as the word Tiffin brought back memories of the school day stuff but boy was I mistaken. The vegetarian thali ordered was a lavish wholesome treat with umpteen items n topped up... More 

Helpful?
Thank pinaki50
Bengaluru, India
Level Contributor
29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went in a group for the Sunday lunch which is around Rupees 230 per person. This is a bargain as the meal that follows is a multi-course extravaganza. A man will come around with a container of bisi bele bath, curd rice, curries, puris, vegetables, sweets, and much more and will keep serving until you're stuffed. Meal will end... More 

Helpful?
Thank nida s
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
174 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited MTR for breakfast. The place was crowded and had to wait for nearly 30 mins to get the table. The food is just awesome. One must try masala dosa, chow chow bath and their famous fruit salad.

Helpful?
Thank JoelD81
Bengaluru, India
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get up in the morning and all I do is head to the Mavalli Tiffin Room (MTR) as all you need is a strong filter coffee and some authentic local dishes to feel the place you are in. Highly recomendable place for true Karnataka food. And the service also is quick n nice. Everything is kept simple and sweet @... More 

Helpful?
Thank sushilpandey84
Bengaluru, India
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

MTR is well known hotel to Bangalorean's for 3 to 4 generations. Rava Idli is their signature dish; some how it tastes Great! in this place. You have to visit on sunday's just to savor 'Chandra-hara' another wonderful patented sweet. Other varieties like chow chow bath, idli-sambar, Masala dosa, Poori-sagu, Badam halva & Fruit-mix are Lip-smacking. Even to this filter... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cshastry2
Bengaluru, India
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

name the dish it is awesome, Dose to Sweets like kashi halwa dumroot etc.; full meal ; ice cream , fruit salid

Helpful?
Thank MURALIDHARAKR
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in bangalore all my life and have visited this place weekly once at least!....never got tired of eating here .....masala dose,rava idli,coffee,chandrahara,bisi bele bath.....every dish is good and highly recommend this place!

Helpful?
Thank ashwij s

Travellers who viewed MTR - Mavalli Tiffin Rooms also viewed

Bengaluru, Karnataka
 
Bengaluru, Karnataka
Bengaluru, Karnataka
 

Been to MTR - Mavalli Tiffin Rooms? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 20:30
Thursday
06:30 - 20:30
Friday
06:30 - 20:30
Saturday
06:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #14 Lakshmi Road, Bengaluru 560027, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Bengaluru
  • Phone Number: +91 80 2223 0471
Description
Mavalli Tiffin Rooms, known more popularly as MTR, was established in 1924 and is one of Bangalore's oldest and most well known restaurants.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of MTR - Mavalli Tiffin Rooms and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Bengaluru, India
9 months ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from MTR - Mavalli Tiffin Rooms staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?