Top 10 Best Restaurants in ECR, Chennai
While East Coast Road is famous for it's beach resorts which have in-house restaurants, there are some individual best buffet restaurants which serve day visitors. Some of them which are now within 30 minutes drive from OMR also cater to corporate team lunches.
In our effort to identify spots for weekends around the most important cities in India, here we present the Top 10 best restaurants in ECR, Chennai READ THIS LIST ONE BY ONE FROM NUMBER 10.
Kipling Café is quite costly but it counts many celebrities among its customers. It is ideally located in Akkarai near ECR – OMR junction. Shyams hospitality, the chain that operates Karaikudi and Amaravati chain of restaurants has two restaurants in ECR namely the Farmhouse and Malgudi. These are serve many popular dishes in chettinad, Chinese, north Indian and Andhra styles. For western tourists, the in-house restaurants of five star resorts could some justice without much spice and oil. The Wharf in Radission BLU Temple Bay and L'attitude 49 in Grande Bay resort are places worth the try.
Annachi Dosa Kadai operates from the campus adjacent to VGP Golden beach which once held the record for introducing the largest dosa in the world. Even today, VGP Universal Kingdom serves two large masala dosas at 8 feet and 4 feet. Anyone who can eat the 8 feet masala dosa in one go can win a spot cash prize of Rs.5000. Bella Ciao and Firenze serve mouth watering wood fired pizza with thin crust and rich choice of toppings.
Food Village and Hot Kitchen are obvious first choice for family dining with a consistent taste and quality. New fine dining places like Mascarpone, Madras Wok and East Coast at Madras Square are must try restaurant which should find place in foodie’s wish list.
Sangeetha vegetarian in Muttukadu, ID by Satyam Cinemas and A2B restaurant in Vettuvankanni and Mahabalipuram are some choices for pure vegetarians. Pitstop, Cheesy Juicy burgers and Wrapsody serve nice burgers and fries for quick dining.
ECR Restaurants are very famous for its Dhabas. The famous ECR dhaba counts thousands of loyal customers who visit regularly. Don Pepe in Uthandi serves a Tex-Mex menu. Biriyani lovers too have many choices in ECR like Junior Kuppana, Madurai Appu, Virundhu and Buharis Elite.
ECR has few restaurants located by the beach offering great views of sea and sand. Bay view in Vivanta by Taj (Fisherman’s Cove), Bella Ciao Pizzeria in Kottivakkam, Ideal Garden Restaurant, Upper Deck (Vivanta by Taj,Covelong) and Upper Crest in MGM resorts offer dining by the beach. In MGM, the music and cocktails make dining experience even better. A few pubs and café for tasting imported spirits and beers include Cocktail bar by Kipling and TouchDown bar and café.