10 Delightful South Indian Food Restaurants

Here comes a tangy and tempting ‘ guest post’ by Rohit Agarwal about some of the delightful South Indian restaurants in India.  Rohit, loves to travel and try new cuisines. He is also an avid travel blogger. You can find his accounts on TransIndiaTravels.com

10 Delightful South Indian Food Restaurants

South Indian food is not just deliciously mouth watering but healthy and wholesome too. Be it the lighter than air Idlis, crisp Dosas or the flavorsome Chutneys, South Indian cuisine will take your taste buds out on a treat.

We have compiled for you a list of the 10 best South Indian food outlets all over the country so you won’t have to go south to experience the finesse of this delicious cuisine.

  1. The Carnatic Cafe, New Delhi

South Indian food

Cozy home like interiors, amicable staff and mouth watering delicious food make Carnatic Cafe one of the most loved eateries in Delhi. The crisp Dosas are accompanied by 3 delicious Chutneys. The specialities of the place include Buttermilk, Rava Masala Dosa, Filter Coffee and the shallow fried Paddu.
Cost for Two: 500 INR (Approx.)

  1. Banana Leaf, MumbaiSouth Indian food

After a tiring day at work (or shopping!) Banana Leaf is the place to be. Established in the year 2006, the restaurant is a hot favourite among the lovers of South Indian food. The restaurant is known for its Idly Chilly Andhra Style and Idli Platter. Other delicacies served by the restaurant include Cheese Potato Medu Vada, Muglai Idli and Payasam.

Cost for Two: 600 INR (Approx.)

  1. Sagar Ratna, New DelhiSouth Indian food

Sagar Ratna established its first restaurant in Defence Colony, New Delhi in 1986 and has since come a long way with over 90 new establishments. The delicious Sambar dipped Mini- Idlis, the Rava Kesari and the Medu Vadas are a foodie’s delight.

Cost for Two: 600 INR (Approx.)

  1. Chennai Kitchen, GuwahatiSouth Indian food


Chennai Kitchen is probably one of the best South Indian food points in all of Guwahati. With its warm and amicable staff, amazingly quick service and lavish food at pocket friendly prices this restaurant is a food lovers’ paradise. The must haves of the restaurant include the South Indian Thali and the delicious Masala Dosa.

Cost for Two: 200 INR (Approx.)

  1. Cafe Madras, MumbaiSouth Indian food

This vintage cafe is the best there is for South Indian food in Mumbai. A favourite among college students because of the astoundingly low prices and the amazingly flavoursome food. The butter Idli, Masala Dosa and the Rasam are the specialities of this place.

Cost for Two: 250 INR (Approx.)

  1. Dasaprakash Restaurant, AgraSouth Indian food

This vegetarian restaurant is not your usual go- to- place for Idlis and Vadas, their menu includes a vast variety of South Indian delicacies and provide unlimited Sambhar, Chutney and Masala! The Dahi Vadas are well prepared with the sweetest Dahi and tasty Bhundi. Another speciality of the place are the shakes and the ice creams.

Cost for Two: 600 INR (Approx.)

  1. Farzi Cafe, GurugramSouth Indian food

The stylish interiors of glass, iron and wood; the inviting aroma of spices; the appetizing food and the delectable complimentary cotton candy paan all earn Farzi Cafe a place on our list. Although the place does not exclusively serve South Indian food but the mouth-watering Baby Cashew Idlis and the Gunpowder Chutney will surely make your taste buds dance.

Cost for Two: 1500 INR (Approx.)

  1. Ramashray, Mumbai

Undoubtedly one of the most popular South Indian restaurants in Mumbai, Ramashray is foodie’s love spot. The long queues for tables make it a little tiring but it is definitely worth the wait. Upma Podi, Fruit Sheera and Kadi Idli made here are absolutely must haves for food lovers.

Cost for Two: 200 INR (Approx.)

  1. Three Guys, GuwahatiSouth Indian food

The restaurant not only serves South Indian food but the menu includes wide variety of Continental, Chinese, Arabian and North Indian food too. The Cheese Masala Dosa and the Tomato Uttapam are tantalizingly delicious. This restaurant is a must try if you ever happen to visit Guwahati.

Cost for Two:750 INR (Approx.)

  1. Kesar Kitchen, AgraSouth Indian food

Quite popular among college students, this well-furnished restaurant serves mouth-watering food at nominal prices. The best thing about this restaurant is that you can eat all your want and not feel even a pinch of regret after you get the bill. The Paper Masala Dosa and the Uttapam will leave you wanting for more.

Cost for Two: 500 INR (Approx.)

So, indulge in the luxuriously delicious and wholesome South Indian cuisines and experience culinary magic at its best!

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