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The New Cafe

Othavadai Cross Street | Mamallapuram, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
+91 98405 45858
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (5 reviews)
“dal fry” (2 reviews)
“lemon rice” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Seafood, International, Barbecue, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Othavadai Cross Street | Mamallapuram, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

food test is very good,very friendly staff,good restaurent,must visit every one and taste the food.....

Thank princevasu417
Reviewed 26 February 2017

For five days I came here for breakfast, lunch and dinner and felt welcome every time. The food is great, the service too and the place itself is quiet, clean and comfortable. Just try it!

Thank bernhard m
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We have eaten here mostly breakfast but also dinner. The young couple who owns this place as well as the guesthouse attached, are very accommodating in every way. They prepare food to order and I have seen them go out of their way to prepare...More

1  Thank blunderbust
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Food was tasy... but we ordered a veg curry and a prawn curry and both were exactly the same except for the prawns. The lemon rice is excellent, highly recommend. We ordered a soda water which was not on the menu but the mrp is...More

Thank adam s
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This first floor restaurant offers view to the street, friendly staff and absolutely best food in Mamallapuram. We are vegetarian and all their options were fantastic and tasty. Delicious gobi 65, cashewnut curry, authentic dhal fry, perfectly spicy tava masala potato and always great vegetable...More

1  Thank Monika Z
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The food is cooked to order so it's always fresh. We ate there several times in our 5 days in Mahabalipuram and the food was faultless. The best coconut chicken curry I have ever had. I can also recommend the chicken tikka masala and the...More

Thank Quinton F
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

I had Ghee rice with dhal fry the first time and then Veg Curry with Capati the next day. Everything is made fresh so please allow sometime for your food to be ready but you'll be happy with the result for sure!! Jhoti is very...More

1  Thank tenuk
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

A good place to stay.. Awesome food.. Jothi (hotel owner) is very helpful,, Always there to help you at anytime of the day.. He has become our best buddy and we have been a regular customer here.. I would strongly recommend this place to everyone.....More

Thank Aniruddha B
Reviewed 10 May 2015

The New Café restaurant is nicely located on the 2nd floor overlooking a colorful street. Our table was in the open air and with the colorful lamps it looked lovely as the night fell. We had Cashew Curry with rice and Masala Prawns with potato...More

3  Thank ArizonaPete15
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

It was a great time staying there.. we dont miss our home lolz.. the hospitality is great and safe and the humanity of jothi bro is litrally like a own brother. room rents and foods are reasonable and affordable. I have visited this cottage more...More

2  Thank prathidev
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Othavadai Cross Street | Mamallapuram, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Kanchipuram District  >  Mahabalipuram
  • Phone Number: +91 98405 45858
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