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Best Street Food Destinations in Chennai

Vanakkam and Welcome to Chennai! Are you stepping into the hot, beautiful and amazing South Indian city for the very first time? Do you wish to taste each and every dimension of Chennai to the fullest? Is your heart earning to enjoy's best food varieties? If yes, you will definitely find this write up useful. Chennai is not just about glamour and glitz! It has more than five star hotels and celebrity studded party places. Apart from high end food varieties, Chennai has a huge range of street food stalls to delight your taste buds. So, are you ready for a perfect street food experience in Chennai? If yes, its high time you take your bikes and hit the following destinations.

Best street Food Destinations in Chennai


Though Egmore is well known for its amazing hotels, high end commercial outlets and fancy malls, the place has another side! It owns some of the city's best street food stalls. Monteith Road in Egmore is filled with many street food stalls. These places will definitely help you save some extra bucks, while sufficing your taste buds. Alsa Mall is a well known food center that is popular across the entire city. The food center comprises of cheap, well chosen street food varieties. At all times, you will find this street crowded with people. Well known dishes from this street would include the Chilli Cheese Toast, Balaji Sandwich and Chicken Cheese Toast. These are scrumptious dishes that start at a nominal price of Rs. 8. Moreover, you will find stalls with tables and chairs, where you can sit down, relax and take a bite of your favorite street food item.

Anna Nagar

Street Food in Chennai

Second in line would be Anna Nagar. If you are stepping into Anna Nagar for the very first time, you will definitely fall for its rich, posh and stylish nature. However, trust me, the locality does have a different face too. As you walk into the deep streets of Anna Nagar, you will find an exotic collection of street food stalls. Any trip to Chennai will remain incomplete without Idli and sambar from Anna Nagar! The very first Murugan Idli Stall was established in Anna Nagar. Another interesting street food stall in Anna Nagar would be Kartik Idli Shop. This is a great place where you can taste mouth watering parathas and kurmas.

Besant Nagar

This an amazing location for street food lovers. The place will let you taste while on the move. The place has tons of stalls with mouth watering food varieties. From peta wrap to tibbs Frankie to Burger Man, Bessie (as it is known sweety) will let you get your hands on a huge range of yummy street-based dishes. Tibbs Frankie and Peta Wrap would look like a small auto where scrumptious Chicken Kebab Wraps, Channa Wraps and Lebanese Falafel Wraps are sold.You can customize your order in these stalls.

Street Food Destinations in Chennai

Vepary High Road

This is a road meant for amazing chaat items in Chennai. If you are a foodie, you will certainly fall in love with this high way. From yummy pani puri to crazy chaat varieties, the street food destination is famous for all its chaat items. When you are in Vepary High Road, you should remember to buy a local gravy called the "Ragda". This is a gravy made of chickpeas and boiled potatoes. Also, remember to get your hands on tamarind chutney with spicy chilli water.

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