Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram) restaurants

Multicuisine in Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram)

Water's Edge Cafe

The Radisson's pool-side 'cafe' offers everything from American pancakes to grilled tofu, Indian veg dishes, pan-Asian cuisine and a fantastic breakfast buffet (₹1190). It's expensive, but smart and popular.
Multicuisine in Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram)


Though it looks like a beach shack, the Wharf is actually the Radisson's gourmet multicuisine seaside restaurant, with a strong emphasis on fresh seafood.
Multicuisine in Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram)

Gecko Restaurant

Two friendly brothers run this cute blue-and-yellow-walled spot sprinkled with colourful artwork and wood carvings, and with daily seafood specials chalked up on boards. The offerings and prices aren’t that differen…
Multicuisine in Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram)

Le Yogi

Some of Mamallapuram's best Continental food. The pasta, pizza, sizzlers, crepes and momos (Tibetan dumplings) are genuine and tasty (if small), service is good, and the chilled-out setting, with bamboo posts, floor…
South Indian in Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram)

Mamalla Bhavan

For an authentically good, wallet-friendly South Indian fill-up, swing by this simple, packed-out veg restaurant pumping out morning idlis, vadas and dosas, ₹18 filter coffee and banana-leaf lunchtime thalis. It's r…
Multicuisine in Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram)


You’ll probably end up here at some point; it’s the kind of place that's dominated the backpacker-ghetto streetscape forever. The food won't win any prizes but the three floors of tables keep busy enough.