South Indian Food is an important part of our cuisine. Idly, dosa, sambar vada are some of our favourites. These foods are healthy and oil free. Indulge in these cafes in Mumbai that offer one of the most delicious South Indian cuisines.


1. Cafe Madras

This is one of the iconic south Indian restaurants in Mumbai. It has been serving since quite some time now and their quality of food is overwhelming. This place is mostly crowded because of their quality food. They serve a wide variety of south indian foods including dosas, idlies, vadas and other. When you get there do not forget to try their Filter Coffee, Pineapple Sheera, Rasam Vada, Masala Dosa, Upma and Pongal.

Address: 38 B, Circle House, King’s Circle Near Maheshwari Udyan, Matunga East, Mumbai.


2. Dakshinayan


Located in Juhu, Dakshinayan serves one of the most authentic South Indian food. They have an ambience and charm of the old Bombay. The staffs are cordial and never disappoint you. Once you get the taste of their foods, you are sure to become their regular customer. Must try their Filter Coffee, Chettinad Dosa, Rava Dosa, Molgapuddi Idli, Tomato Rice and Dahi Vada.

Address: Hotel Anand, Gandhigram Road, Near Hare Krishna Temple, Juhu, Mumbai.


3. Hotel Ram Ashraya

This eatery is around 80 years old and is one of the oldest and legendary place that serves authentic South Indian cuisine. This place is a favourite to many. This restaurant starts their service since 5am and is still not enough since their always a queue waiting to indulge in their delicious servings. Must try their Filter Coffee, Pineapple Sheera, Neer Dosa, Ginger Lemon Juice, Uttapam, Bun Puri.

Address: Bhandarkar Road, Matunga East, Mumbai.


4. Cafe Mysore

Located in Matunga Cafe Mysore quite righteously caters to all your south Indian food cravings with their delicious and upto the mark food. Their are two sections of seating- Ac and Non Ac, so you can chose according to your preferences. Ambience is good, variety of authentic south Indian food is offered. When to head to this place must try their Filter Coffee, Pineapple Sheera, Masala Dosa, Rava Dosa, Rasam Vada, and Chaach.

Address: 461, Nishant Building (Formerly Durlabh Nivas), Bhaudaji Road, Opposite King’s Circle Garden, Matunga East, Mumbai.


5. Mani’s Lunch Home

This is another decade old south Indian eatery joint that serves oil free healthy meal. Located in Matunga, it is one of the most visited restaurant for a perfect authentic South Indian meal. Must try their  Upma, Medu Vada, Masala Dosa, Idli Vada,  Vada Sambar.

Address: 153 C, Mahskar Building, Near Ruia College, Matunga East, Mumbai.