Considered as the Gateway to South, Chennai is an outstanding place to find remarkable beauty and with that comes the food and the places to dine. There are many places to dine in Chennai and taste the delightful traditional food. The list of the Best thali serving restaurants in Chennai is given below to help you find the right place to eat.

Kapila Dasa
Address: 3rd Floor, Express Avenue Mall, Whites Road, Royapettah, Chennai
Contact No.: 044 2846 4642  044 2846 4643
Timings: 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM
Cuisines: South Indian, North Indian, Desserts

Kapila Dasa

Cost For Two: Rs. 700 approx.
The ultimate taste of Chennai can be found here at Kapila Dasa. In this restaurant, you can find both South Indian and North Indian cuisines. They specialise in the thali system and here, you can easily find the South Indian Thali every day of week. The taste of their food is amazingly traditional.

Kailash Parbat
Address: Food Court, 3rd Floor, Phoenix Market City, Velachery Main Road, Chennai
Contact No.: 044 3085 3573
Timings: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Cuisines: Street Food, North Indian

Kailash Parbat

Cost For Two: Rs. 500 approx.
Specialising in the North Indian cuisine and fast food, this is the ultimate place that serves North Indian Thali for Lunch in Chennai every day. With the perfect blend of all spices here, you can enjoy the thali as well the Chinese cuisine as well.

Nalaas Aappakadai 
Address: 196, Ground Floor, Naidu Hall, Near Chrompet Bus Stop, GST Road, Chromepet, Chennai
Contact No.: +91 955155 5222  +91 95515 55333
Timings: 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM, 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Cuisines: Chettinad, South Indian, North Indian, Chinese

Nalaas Aappakadai

Cost For Two: Rs. 650 approx.
Specialising in Chinese, Chettinad, North Indian as well as South Indian Cuisines, Naaalass Aappakadhi is one of the famous and trendy family restaurants that serve Best Thalis in Chennai. With the option of veg and non veg thalis you can savour the traditional flavours here.

Diff 42-Resto Lounge
Address: 7, Opposite Vijaynagar Bus Terminus, Taramani Road, Velachery, Chennai
Contact No.:
Timings: 12:00 Noon – 11:00 PM
Cuisines: Continental, North Indian, Chinese, Finger Food, Salad, Seafood

Diff 42 Resto Lounge

Cost For Two: Rs. 1200 approx with alcohol; Rs. 252 for a Pint of Beer approx.
Diff 42 is as different as its name. The delightful ambience is perfectly balanced for you to enjoy your meal there. The soft lighting and light music playing at this place is soothing along with a great meal, lunch or even alcohol. With the multi-cuisine speciality including the North Indian, Continental, Chinese and South Indian cuisines, the place has become quite a hit in Chennai. The South Indian Thali in Chennai they serve makes it a great place to visit.

18 Degree North
Address: Clarion Hotel, 25, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai
Contact No.: 044 2847 2211
Timings: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Cuisines: North Indian

18 Degree North

Cost For Two: Rs. 1500 approx.
As cool as the name, the place is also a delight. This remodelled Clarion Chennai has become a place that attracts most of the people. The best hospitality comfort and the enduringly perfect ambience of modernization mixed with old traditions makes it wow! Delicious food to enjoy make it the most happening place in Chennai. With their variety of Thali services available in North Indian (Veg, Non-Veg) and South Indian (Veg, Non-Veg) make it more popular.

These are a few restaurants that offer the Best Thalis in Chennai and at a reasonable price. The ultimate taste of each and every one of them will definitely make you come back again for a meal there.