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Dhaba Express

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Coonoor Rd. | Near bus stand, approaching Charing Cross, Ooty, India
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Bengaluru, India
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

A good dhaba experience in the middle of Ooty - located just above the lake opposite the entrance of the boat house. Had simple food - roti, dal fry and paneer bhurji and curd. Very satisfying food and simple bunch of guys running the place. If you are looking for good dhaba food when in Ooty - you can certainly... More 

Thank MayDog
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

After reading all the reviews about this eatout on trip advisor, I finally decided to have a go at it. It is located exactly opposite to the Ooty lake. You have to climb a flight of steps to reach it so elders with knee problems kindly avoid it. On reaching a menu card was handed to us but when I... More 

Thank Fayaz A
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

This was our hangout place during our college days, way back in 07 - 08 ,they 've been able maintain there authenticity till date makes Me more happy,be it non veg or veg u 'll be not dissapointed, tandoori chicken tikka kababs ,lovely,they used to serve Dragon chicken also before . A lovely restaurant for foodies

Thank Joseph T
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144 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

The eats are very good,esp for the younger generation. They have a good Mint+Lime Juice that was top class. The Naan,kulcha,sidedishes variety are tasty and ambiance is ethnic. RECOMMENDED

Thank Murali M
New Delhi, India
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

No one can expect so yummy North Indian food in the south. But this place was simply amazing. You can get the real taste of north tadka here. My entire family loved the cuisine served here. Try Paneer varieties and don't miss the paranthas here. Superb place and full paisa vasool.

Thank harleen_sethi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Hotel located just opposite to Ooty lake, very tasty food and good service too. hotel can reduce oil.

Thank Sabeeralim
Bengaluru, India
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50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

Lotsa of oil, lotsa taste. Very good parantha, tried aloo, gobi and paneer. Dal tadka and Jeera Rice was also good. Not much priced, decent seating place, right opposite the boating place.

Thank binnie79
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Please note this place located just opposite to Ooty lake, Google maps not updated and misguide. In maps search Ooty lake and reach there you will find easily. Food taste is very good and we had meal satisfaction here. Others already have explained quality of food hence i concentrated on approach beacuse I suffered in searching.

1 Thank Gehlotp
New Delhi, India
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

Located just opposite the Ooty Lake, food is great. You would hardly find good north indian food in ooty except this place. Great variety and hospitality was good.

3 Thank RB-DEL
Kochi (Cochin), India
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

We had a good meal at the restaurant, the food was good as well as the pricing,though it was little crowded the staffs were there to attend us, they were quite patient and helpful

1 Thank Arun19752015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coonoor Rd. | Near bus stand, approaching Charing Cross, Ooty, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Ooty

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?