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OMR Food Street Navalur: Your Guide to The Best Restaurants

All hustle and no treats make a man a miserable spirit. As much as you feed your passions, you must feed your stomach. It is important to try out new things once in a while, especially when it comes to food. You deserve it. Talking about food, Chennai has, trust us, countless places where you can eat good food. Food streets in Chennai are even more of a delight because you can find a number of local and foreign delicacies, all under one roof. Though many places in Chennai are famous for street foods, OMR Food Street is known to be the biggest food street with nearly 50+ food stalls. 

Excited? We can feel you, and that’s why we bring everything about OMR Food Street, a must-visit place for food lovers. Read to discover the best restaurants in Navalur inside this famous food street that is lively with eclectic food options. 

While if you are on a trip to Chennai, you can stay at Upar Hotels Uthandi ECR or Upar Hotels Thoraipakkam, OMR to explore this food street. There are also other properties like Upar Hotels T Nagar, Upar Hotels Kodambakkam and Upar Hotels Nungambakkam with rooms at a budget-friendly place. 

Restaurants in OMR Food Street Navalur

1. BBQ Ride

From obsessing over ice cream vans, food trucks and now even motorbike, it is clear that we not only love different cuisines but also be served differently. That is exactly what BBQ Ride does, serving smoky barbeques on motorbikes. Savour the smoky goodness at BBQ Ride, one of the highlights of OMR Food Street Navalur. Indulge in a mouthwatering barbeque feast, where succulent meats and grilled delights take centre stage. Experience the tantalising flavours and vibrant ambience that make this restaurant a must-visit on the food street in Chennai.

2. Golcondas Restaurant

This restaurant is people’s favourite, ask anyone who had a meal there and you’d know what we are talking about. Embark on a culinary journey to the land of the Nizams of Golconda. This restaurant in Navalur serves authentic Andhra food, bringing the rich flavours of Andhra cuisine to OMR Food Street. Golconda is a haven for food enthusiasts seeking the authentic taste of Hyderabadi Biryani, a must-try in their toothsome menu.  

3. Rasa Parathas

Paratha lovers, assemble! You cannot afford to miss this gem that serves all kinds of parathas that can make you drool. Step into the world of delectable parathas at Rasa Parathas. With a wide range of parathas, from aloo, gobi, onion, corn, chocomoco (stuffed with chocolate, cashews and tutti-frutti) and pappad to any fusion you can think of this restaurant near Navalur is a paradise for paratha lovers. Indulge in the perfect combination of flavours, spices, and flaky goodness at this restaurant.

4. Tibb’s Frankie

Their tagline perfectly describes what they do, serving rolls since 1969. Experience the true essence of Mumbai street food at Tibb's Frankie. This popular joint in OMR Food Street Navalur brings iconic Frankie rolls to Chennai. Bite into the lip-smacking fusion of Indian and Western flavours wrapped in a fluffy roll, making it a go-to spot for a quick and tasty meal.

5. Frozen Bottle

Love desserts? Frozen Bottle is your place to be. Beat the heat with a visit to Frozen Bottle, a refreshing oasis on the food street. Enjoy a wide array of desserts from milkshakes, thickshakes, sundaes and ice creams to mocktails and much more. Treat your taste buds to the exquisite blend of flavours and textures at this dessert haven in Navalur.

6. The Arab Station

This culinary hotspot on OMR Food Street Navalur offers a wide range of Arabian delights, from flavourful shawarmas to hearty mezze platters. Immerse yourself in the vibrant ambience while relishing the exotic flavours of the Arab world.

7. Famous Jigarthanda

The Madurai famous drink, Jigarthanda is now available in Chennai too. Quench your thirst with a visit to Famous Jigarthanda, a legendary spot on OMR food street in Chennai. This iconic beverage joint serves traditional Jigarthanda, a refreshing concoction of milk, ice cream, Basanti, and almond paste. Experience the blissful indulgence of this cooling drink that has stood the test of time.

8. Zia Malaysian Parotta City

Transport your taste buds to Malaysia's vibrant streets at Zia Malaysian Parotta City. This authentic Malaysian restaurant serves Malaysian parottas. Their menu highlights include sweet parottas like Milkmaid, banana, mango, strawberry, pineapple, chocolate and coin parotta. Indulge in the flaky and flavourful parottas, accompanied by an array of exotic South Indian curries and side dishes. 

9. Coco Island

Coco Island is a tropical food haven nestled within OMR Food Street Navalur. They serve a refreshing variety of coconut drinks like Tender Coconut with Nungu, Tender Coconut ice cream, Tender Coconut panna cotta, puddings and milkshakes. Customers have given positive reviews about Coco Island and their items are also priced economically. 

10. Meat and Eat & Long Live Pizza

Meat and Eat and Long Live Pizza are two fast food joints that grace OMR Food Street Navalur, offering a delightful experience for meat and pizza lovers alike.

Meat and Eat serves grilled meats, juicy kebabs, finger foods, burgers, wraps, sandwiches and succulent tandoori delicacies. With a cosy ambience and attentive service, this restaurant in Navalur is a place for chicken lovers.

For pizza lovers, Long Live Pizza is a must-visit destination on the food street. From classic Margherita to gourmet creations, their pizzas are crafted with a crispy crust, premium ingredients, and a perfect balance of flavours. Whether you prefer vegetarian or non-vegetarian options, Long Live Pizza offers a diverse menu catering to all tastes. 


Thank us later because it will be a great food hunt! There is something for everyone (of course, food lovers) in Chenna’s best food street. Definitely one that gives you a memorable experience, all you need to do is get yourself to OMR Food Street and heed your cravings. 

Are you a foodie planning to make a trip to Chennai just to explore the amazing food places? We got you, not only with this guide to explore food but also with a comfortable hotel for you to stay. Upar Hotels is one of the best budget hotels in Chennai with properties in the city’s prime location. Also, to explore OMR Food Street you can stay at Upar Hotels Uthandi, ECR or Upar Hotels Thoraipakkam, OMR. Book your stay at Upar Hotels and create travel stories that you will share and cherish.