Hood Food: The Chennai Guide – Where You Should Eat in Teynampet

Teynampet might be a very broad description of an area, but there’s still lots to do and places to eat in one of the busiest commercials areas in the city. While there are fancy hotels in the area, this list focuses mostly on restaurants that are not connected to hotels. While short, these few restaurants are a must visit in the area.

Double Roti

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America comes to Chennai, that’s how someone once described this restaurant. They have burgers and sandwiches and wraps that will make your mouth water with the description alone. One of the new popular spots in the city, you can’t miss this one.

Coco Jaunt 1728

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We’ve featured this bakery-cum-restaurant a few times already and that’s because they have more than one outlet and because they’re really good. Whether it be dessert jars that you’re looking for or in the mood for a sandwich, this is where you should go.

Sandy’s Chocolate Laboratory


Sandy’s has everything from red velvet pancakes to burgers and pastas to delectable desserts. If you’ve never been to Sandy’s make this outlet your new home.

Fuji Restaurant


Japanese food is a growing addiction in Chennai and now you can add Fuji to your list of great Japanese restaurants. They serve authentic Japanese food and every dish on their menu is delicious. (While this restaurant is in Nandanam, it’s still close enough to Teynampet to be considered.)

Absolute Thai

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On Cenotaph Road, this new restaurant treats you to a delicious Thai spread that you will enjoy from start to finish. If you’ve never eaten Thai food, this is a good place to start.

Mainland China

mainland china

Everyone knows Mainland China. They’ve been around for a while and they serve really good Chinese food. Visit this outlet on Cenotaph Road for some good Chinese food.