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Best Restaurants in ECR

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With serene landscapes and state of the art infrastructure, ECR is the perfect place to own a home. ECR is also considered the entertainment corridor of Chennai with posh hangout spots and restaurants in the neighbourhood. Here is a sneak peek into some of the must visit restaurants along the East Coast Road.

Melting Pot:

Try out The Melting Pot just for the beautiful lotus pond they have by the outdoor seating area. It’s the perfect place for a family lunch or even a date. They serve North Indian, South Indian and Continental cuisines. Their desserts are to die for, especially the Chocolate Silk Cake and the Fresh Blueberry Cheese Cake, which is smooth with a slight lemon zest and totally addicting. Some of the other must-try dishes are – the Zafrani Paneer Tikka, Cast Iron Cooked Sea Bass, Stone Cooked Sea Prawn and the Drumstick and Basil Seed Cooler.

 

Address:

InterContinental Chennai

Mahabalipuram Resort, 212,

Nemelli Village, Mahabalipuram,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹1,600 for two people (approx.)

Little Italy:

The Little Italy is an Italian food lovers’ dream come true and a vegetarian food connoisseur’s delight. The variety of vegetarian dishes offered is simply mind boggling. Some of Little Italy’s must try dishes are – the Chocolate Bomb, Supreme Nachos, Tortilla Chips, Tiramisu, the Thin Crust Pizzas, and the Veg Lasagne. Don’t forget to try out their Sunday brunch, which  offers a wide  assortment of bread, pizzas and desserts.

 

Address:

3/620, East Coast Road (ECR),

Amarananta, Palavakkam,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹1,300 for two people (approx.)

Kipling Café:

Looking for a cool, breezy place with a view for dinner? The rooftop seating of Kipling Café is your answer. The salty gusts from the ocean accompanying your meal takes the whole experience up another notch. It is an ideal place to enjoy a leisurely family dinner or even a romantic date with your special someone. They offer Continental, Thai and Italian cuisine.

 

Address:

16, L Jey Avenue,

East Coast Road (ECR), Akkarai,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹2,400 for two people (approx.)

Bella Ciao:

Another Italian restaurant on ECR is Bella Ciao. Bella Ciao is ideally located just a few minutes off the beach. Their best in-house dishes are the veg pizzas and the Lasagne. The menu and everything about the place screams authenticity. Not surprisingly, unlike other restaurants offering Italian cuisine, Bella Ciao has a separate bread menu and an exhaustive pasta menu. !  Coming to desserts, the Tiramisu is a must-have and is just delightful. It is something that you’ll want to keep coming back for.

 

Address:

4, Shri Krishna Enclave,

Kottivakkam,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹1,100 for two people (approx.)

Tuscana Pizzeria:

If you love authentic Italian pizzas, then Tuscana is the place for you. They have a wide variety of pizzas and you can get them in whole wheat, multi grain and gluten free variants.  Don’t forget to try out their Zucotta which is a frozen dessert, filled with chocolate mousse, almond mousse and cream.  It is out of this world.

 

Address:

8, Shop in a Park,

East Coast Road, Akkarai,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹1,600 for two people (approx.)

Double Roti:

If you’re looking to grab a quick bite, then Double Roti is a great place to visit. Burgers and fries are their speciality. The Tandoori Chicken Fries and the Cheesy Bacon Fries are a must have for fast food lovers. The service at Double Roti is excellent; food is served in no time and the quantity is more than enough to satisfy your hungry tummy. The ambience is cosy and comforting with some soothing tunes playing against a backdrop of cool artwork and calligraphy.

 

Address:

2/546, LHC, ECR Illam,

Neelangarai,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹1,000 for two people (approx.)

Amadora:

Have a sweet tooth? Head on over to Amadora!  This place offers up all sorts of delectable desserts, such as, “The Underbaked Chocolate Chunk Bar with five bean vanilla”, which tastes better than it looks. The unique combination of warm and heavenly chocolate with the cold vanilla ice cream, make for an uber-delicious melt-in-your-mouth experience. You could also try the Twix Cake, the Peanut Butter Ice Cream, the Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich, Caramel Ice Cream and Hail Mary. The place has a nice ambience as well, with Bollywood posters on the wall giving it a fun and quirky atmosphere.

 

Address:

103, SH 49, Akkarai,

Panaiyur,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹500 for two people (approx.)

Jonah’s Goes Fishing

Jonah’s Bistro has an ambience that looks as good as the menu on offer. Warm tones of the woodwork balance the blue furnishing, making you feel as though you are eating by the ECR beach.. Unlike other outlets in the city, The ECR outlet of Jonah’s Bistro adds a seafood twist to its menu..  You can also indulge in yummy pancakes, waffles and other western and European breakfast menus.

 

Address:

1/192, East Coast Rd,

Netaji Nagar, Palavakkam,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹1,300 for two people (approx.)

ID:

ID is a restaurant chain that needs no introduction. It’s the perfect destination to satisfy your cravings for South Indian cuisine, and one of the few places open for breakfast. The south Indian lunch thali is value for money and gives a good spread. The open kitchen and the airy, well-lit ambience  makes for an experience that will keep you wanting more.

 

Address:

3/439, State Highway 49,

Sakthimoorthiamman Nagar,

Palavakkam,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹500 for two people (approx.)

Tea Trails:

Tea Trails has a refreshing menu, offering up a range of breakfast options, munchies and of course, as the name suggests, Tea Trails has an exhaustive menu of teas – Classic teas, white teas, green tea, oolong tea, flavoured tea and various speciality teas. Few of the Teas are even served in clay mugs, giving it a very authentic touch. The outlet offers a good ambience to have a sit down with your family or friends for some tea and gossip.

 

Address:

115, East Coast Road,

Neelangarai,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹550 for two people (approx.)

Delhi Dhaba:

Delhi Dhaba is a colourful place, offering up authentic and lip smacking north Indian cuisine. It has a big and open layout, with an ambience that combines a touch of true North Indian Dhaba, with yesteryear pictures of Bollywood stars on the walls. On the whole, this is a great place to have a sumptuous and filling meal with your family and friends.

 

Address:

156, Mamallapuram Village,

Opposite Indian Oil Petrol Pump,

Mahabalipuram,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹1,400 for two people (approx.)

Dindigul Thalappakatti:

Any list of eateries is complete without a restaurant that serves up a lip-smacking biryani. Apart from the biryani that is, of course, Dindgul Thalapakatti’s signature dish, they offer up some spicy and country special chicken dishes and sea food.  Food is served on banana leaves, giving it an extra zing of taste. The atmosphere is warm and pleasant, making you enjoy every bite you take.

 

Address:

No. 47, Near HDFC Bank ATM,

Vettuvankeni,

Chennai

 

Average cost:

₹650 for two people (approx.)

Now that you know all about the great food joints in ECR, don’t hesitate to think about purchasing a home in the area. Casa Grande’s Apartments in ECR will satisfy both pleasures of living in luxury as well as being close to all your favourite restaurants.

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