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Unwind Chennai through its Food: The OMR Food Street

Located in Okkiam Thuraipakkam, the OMR Food Street is a retreat for foodies and a complete value for money. Offering everything from lip smacking sambar-dosa to tasty sushi, the OMR street has come up as a popular food destination. The Old Mahabalipuram Road, which was once only known for sky-high offices, has now become a profound place to live and hangout. During the last five years, various residency projects have sprung up in this area as this stretch is away from the hustle bustle of city life.


But no matter which part of Chennai you stay, OMR Food Street has something more than just ‘food’ for you. From typical South Indian cuisine to Arabian, Bengali, Japanese, Thai, Italian, Continental, North Indian, Mexican favorites and from delicious street food to yummy desserts, this place can never disappoint you.


You can find some of the best food brands here like Faasos, Subway, Saravana Bhavan, Moti Mahal Delux, French Loaf, Amaravathi, MilkyWay, Kumarakom, Oasis and KFC along with several small establishments.


If you wish to go for outdoor dining and spend some soothing time, Inzy’s Garden Restaurant is a great option. Don’t forget to try the flavorsome Rambo Chicken Biryani at Ghuma Ghumalu Mess near Navalur toll booth. OMR street is quite popular among the North Indian crowd. If you are looking for delicious stuffed paranthas, Satpura in Thuraipakkam is the place to be.


I Fake is another wonderful restaurant for North Indian dishes. The famous Old Madras Cafe serves heavenly vegetarian food on banana leaf at affordable prices (the costliest entry on the menu is Jumbo Dosa, for Rs.80). Go to Limon for kebabs and Burma Square for egg masala. Not just this, the street also homes various soda, popcorn and gola stalls.


Apart from the food outlets there are also a number of good hotels to stay around Chennai’s OMR Food Street. So while in Chennai, don’t forget to visit OMR Food Street and take along some yummy memories.

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