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Murugan Idli Shop

#81, Syed Alwi Road,, Singapore 207660, Singapore
+65 6298 0858
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sambhar” (28 reviews)
“curd rice” (3 reviews)
“thosai” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
#81, Syed Alwi Road,, Singapore 207660, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been to another south indian joint for dinner the previous night and then came to Murugan Idly for lunch the next day..Murugan Idly was much better than the previous joint. It had some yummy chutneys. Butter Dosa was too good. And there MAWA...More

Thank Nikita S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location , bang opp to Mustafa. Dont miss Murugan specialty ghee roast idli with podi. Simply amazing.

Thank 19wanderlust73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After MTR1924,murugan is the best place to go for dosa. Here positive dosa is very well prepared and tasty. Quite spicy. Good for North Indian Tourist. Another best Item here to go for is #JigarThanda, a dessert u can found no where in Singapore. U...More

Thank Rishi L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is quite a small place, The seating is for about 30 people max. At lunch time, sometimes you have to wait a while to get a place to sit. The location is a bit difficult to find the first time as it is tucked...More

Thank travellerIndian
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Tucked away into a corner on the pavement facing Mustafa Exit 5/6, it is easy to miss Murugan. But if you are a vegetarian and a 'pure' one at that, you will HAVE to find this eatery. I frequent this place, most of the times,...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I always visit and it is my first choice to eat food at this shop whenever I visit Singapore. Although the ambience may not be so good but food is excellent.

Thank Anil1304
Reviewed 18 December 2017

This is a typical south Indian restaurant providing meals as well as snacks which are both fresh and tasty.

Thank Hermit25
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Idli ( rice cake) is a popular breakfast choice throughout India. Rice cakes are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils (de-husked) and rice. The fermentation process breaks down the starches so that they are more readily metabolized by the body. Murugan...More

Thank Vinoth G
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The coconut chutney had definitely turned ! Probably from keeping it for two days. Go to MTR instead. Cleaner and tastier.

Thank Ajay J
Reviewed 30 October 2017

In a place, where everything looks meat and fish, this is a clear sight for sore eyes and tongue. It was a good place to taste the familiar idli, dosa, chutney and sambhar. The coffee is good and it was good to get among known...More

Thank sachinvmehta
Little India
With a strong local Indian community, this pocket of
Singapore can feel like another place and time. Wander
past traditional barbershops while local residents in
brightly coloured saris patronize retailers from
decades past. Peruse streets lined with colourful
shops as the aroma of curry tempts you to indulge.
Listen to the Bollywood music echoing from storefronts
and take in the stalls selling bright flowers,
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Questions & Answers
25 June 2017|
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Response from Sriram S | Reviewed this property |
Average per person cost with dessert will be about S$15 but can be a bit lower based on the no of items and hunger level..
22 November 2016|
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Response from Tarun C | Reviewed this property |
Ditto, same thing happening to me: restaurant closed between 3-4
15 August 2015|
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Response from Prashant S | Reviewed this property |
Too early to make a judgement for the hospitality they have earned. They are known to serve people at reasonable rates. Their purpose is very clear : serve food. As Subham said; this may be a One-Off situation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #81, Syed Alwi Road,, Singapore 207660, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Little India
  • Neighbourhood: Little India
  • Phone Number: +65 6298 0858
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