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Ponnusamy Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Nungambakkam
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Anna Salai Near Corporation Higher Secondary School, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
+91 44 4201 8441
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Denver, Colorado
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375 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Usual Chettinad Cuisine which includes fish, prawns, dosa, etc. Food was not hot, very spicy, and only average in taste. I was very disappointed. Go somewhere else.

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Thank Judi L
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238 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had been there recently for the first time with my friends and found the typical Chettinad cuisine like fish gravy, fish fry,country fowl,prawns,paya,idiyapam,idli,dosa,Parottas.The taste was okay and nothing outstanding. Dr.Javed Rasheed

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Lansdowne, Canada
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Chennai one of the best local cuisine is Chettinad and the place to go is Ponnusamy. Food could be a bit spicy, but local chettinad cuisine is spicy but awesome food.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Menu was good, food a bit spicy though.we had lunch there and the chicken though tasty was a bit spicy for comfort

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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99 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Had high hopes on Ponnusamy. First they have all the varieties, Chettinadu (it is just 2 pages in the menu card) , North Indian and Chinese. Who wants to have North Indian and Chines when you are going for a chettinadu restaurant. The small fish fry was good so was the ultra thin vanjra fish. Kadai fry was asked but... More 

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Thank DeekAKGAG
Selangor, Malaysia
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Simply delicious, never miss is. Blended for local foreigners, spicy & non spicy diet, vege & non vege. Good bargain for food. Portion are big and try their local produce 4*. Take a grab taxi or ola there they end up cheaper then local auto. Must try.

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Hyderabad, India
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

One of my favorite place for a filling lunch. The best thing to order here is their chettinad meals with sea food as sides. Nethili fry and Brain fry are never a miss with the sumptuous meal. A fresh lime is a must to keep you cool for the super spicy food. Mouth watering again....

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Thank Syed Z
New Delhi, India
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

If you love sea food Ponnusamy is the place to be ,try the crab masala which is awesome and the nethali fry.the Service is quick and friendly.In order to grab a table please early by 12.00 noon else seating is difficult

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Kozhikode, India
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288 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This hotel is located in chennai, serves both vegetarian and non vegetarian food. Food is just ok and many items mentioned in their menu were not available at the time we went there. Dosa items are worth trying and this one is specialised in the delicious fish dishes.

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Thank drn85
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I considered ponnusamy's as one of the foremost establishments for authentic chettinad cuisine and I have visited several times on trips to Chennai, but my most recent visit was very disappointing, food was very mediocre, the mutton chukka was not not good. Several servers / staff in uniform stood close to my table and watched while I dined but when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anna Salai Near Corporation Higher Secondary School, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)>  > Nungambakkam
  • Neighbourhood: Nungambakkam
  • Phone Number: +91 44 4201 8441

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?