Top 10 places for street food in Chennai


All the food lovers it’s time to save cash and hop into the street foods in Chennai and taste some of the delicious and mouthwatering food the Chennai style. Here are some of the top 10 places for street food in Chennai.

1) Mylapore-
This locality appears in every list foodies and bloggers alike. It is so famous for its street food that is traditional and wholesome. In fact, street food walks are common here, especially during the December music season. Navigating the streets is quite the treat-literally!

2) Anna Nagar-
The locality attracts a huge floating population due to its status as a connectivity hub. Many local street food joints have sprung up that cater to people of different communities. As a result, there is a concoction of flavors that come across as truly unique.

3) Sowcarpet-
This place is a holy grail for affordable, hygienic street food in Chennai. Mint street is a place that people flock to regardless of their background. People of all communities come here to indulge in a culmination of flavors that stand true to the localities history.

4) T. Nagar-
No trip to T. Nagar is complete without shopping followed by tasty treats by the roadside. The locality has many dishes to its credit that is much in demand with the huge population that comes to shop and eat. It is ideal for an important hang out with friends.

5) Kilpauk-
Kilpauk is a great location to go around exploring the food with many options available in terms of people with food restrictions who do not consume onions and garlic. The locality is well established with many little undertakings on the street offering different flavors and quick take outs.

6) Vepery-
Different Sandwich shops and tiffin pop-ups line the streets of Vepery making it an ultimate destination for foodies. The cost factor is also minimal as many of the dishes come in bountiful portions with affordable rates. It is a great place to go out and explore with your fellow foodies.

7) Purasawalkam-
This area is known for its food establishments that are known to be the ultimate gift to your taste buds. The food here is extremely tasty and comprises of traditional Indian dishes hence preparations is nutritious and hygienic.

8) Nungambakkam-
With many colleges lining up the locality, it comes as no surprise that Nugambakkam makes an appearance on the list. Students look towards pocket-friendly options through various avenues around the locality that offer one too many varieties of different dishes.

9) Besant Nagar-
This area has so many options and varieties of diverse cuisines. Beach is a great place for experimenting. The taste quotient is quite high and many people make trips specifically to get things to eat. There is a great deal of variety in terms of options.

10) Burma Bazaar-
That the Burmese refugees who are settled here run this bazaar. Atho, Mohingo, Bejo are few dishes that are most talked. If you are on a street food expedition in Chennai do pay a visit to this place. It is located close to the beach railway station.

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