Chennai- One of the largest capital city in India and the leading commercial center of South India too. Industries including automobile, software services, petrochemicals, financial services, textiles and hardware manufacturing is all leading to the growth of the economy. It is a metropolitan city which is very well-connected to all the major cities of India as well as with the other countries also.

Now, talking about the food of Chennai, it’s famous for its vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian food. The signature beverage of this city is a cup of hot filtered coffee by having a sip of which South-Indian person starts their day. Rice is the most important grain of South India with which most of the food items are cooked, whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner. The traditional food serves on a banana leaf having a particular place of every food on that.

Here are list of famous five restaurants in Chennai: 

The Raintree

The South Indian dishes which are having rice on the side, sambhar, dry curry and lentils spiced with tamarind and black pepper, which are served on fresh banana leaves. This restaurant also serves Chinese and continental flavours and if you go to Chennai, then your trip would not be complete with the strong South Indian filter coffee.


It is the famous restaurant in Chennai with its authentic South-Indian food like dosa, cocunut chutney, spicy Andhra style chicken and many other dishes.

Murugan Idli Shop

The leading chain of restaurants which serve South Indian food using high-quality of ingredients with perfect recipe. Here, in lunch serves South Indian meals with different variety of rice such as Lemon rice, Tamarind rice, Tomato rice, Curd rice and Sambhar rice. Desserts include Milk Peda, Kesar Peda, Cham Cham and Chandra Kala.

The Fruit Shop

It is the best restaurant in Chennai offers different type of juices, fruit shakes, yoghurt shakes, milkshakes as well as desserts. To have all this is the best way to get off the humid wheather of Chennai so, go to Fruit Shop and make your day enjoyable.


A famous non-vegetarian restaurant which serves authentic and tasty food with the mouth-watering aroma. There are variety of soups like Mutton soup, Chicken soup and also include chicken starters such as Chicken 65, Crispy Shredded chicken and Chilli chicken.