Top 10 Biryani Shops in Chennai


Biryani is one of the most popular food category and it is available almost all part of the Chennai city. A Persian dish, which was brought to India by the Mughals from where it spread throughout India taking on various forms with the base ingredients. As days passed, these base ingredients were used with different combinations of masala and ingredients to get classified as different styles of biryani such as Hyderabadi, Malabar, Ambur, etc.

Chennai is one of the most popular city of the state Tamil Nadu where we can see people's from different places/states and it is known as one of the safest city in India. Also it is a paradise for food lovers especially Biryani enthusiasts. It consists of almost all the famous southern style of Biryani preparation, and Chennai itself is home to countless varieties from its districts.

These are the biryani Centre’s in Chennai at which you must eat at least for once in your lifetime if you are living in or visiting to Chennai.

1SS Hyderabad Biryani

Chicken Biryani prepared with “Naturally Flavored, Long Grain Basmati Rice and Broiler Chicken marinated with Chef’s Special Spices, cooked to perfection over slow fire and served with Onion Raitha & Brinjal Curry. Similarly, they also serve mutton biryani with high quality and quantity. This Hyderabadi style biryani is loved by almost all the people in Chennai. They also provide bucket biryani for both mutton and chicken biryani. Located in Nungambakkam, Kodambakkam, Perambur, etc.

2Ya Mohideen Biryani

We can say that each and every individual biryani lover have gone through this of the famous and popular biryani shop located in Pallavaram and loved by all the biryani lovers. This shop is crowded and it takes at least 30min to get your Biryani on your hands. But believe me, it is completely worth for the wait. This place is known for its aromatic Biryani which has a rich color and contains small chunks of soft, well-cooked chicken.If you are a Biryani lover, then you will definitely love these Biryani.

3Aasife biriyani

One of the fastly growing restaurant in Chennai which has branches in OMR, Velachery, T.nagar, Nungambakkam, Ashok Nagar, Medavakkam, etc. The restaurant provides a polished dining experience which makes us to feel comfortable to have a peaceful biryani. The biryani is flavorful and well-made and is accompanied by a wide variety of meat dishes. Undoubtedly Aasife biriyani is liked by almost all the biryani lovers.

4Dindigul Thalapakatti Biryani

One of the most famous Biryani shops originating in Dindigul is the Thalapakatti thing which makes Dindugul Thalapakatti to stand out from other styles of biryani is that using Jeera Chamba Rice to prepare biryani which is really good for health. If you wish to taste the spicy, delicious and healthy Biryani then you should obviously give a try for Dindigul Thalapakatti.Located In almost all part of the major places of Chennai city such as T.nagar,Ashok Nagar, Nungambakkam, Velachery, OMR, Madipakkam, etc.

5V. V. S Restaurant

One of the old and traditional biryani which lasts for almost 30 years. They started this biryani center as a very small shop and later it grown as a big restaurant due to its high quality and tasty biryani which drove the biryani enthusiasts to fell in love with its taste. Now they are serving many varieties of non-vegetarian foods. Located at Alandur near st.thomas mount railway station.

6E Set Biryani Centre

One of the famous and tasty biryani at lower cost served at high quantity. They serve both mutton and chicken biryani at reasonable price. Also try their chicken 65 which is also one of the famous dish of them. Located in Medavakkam, Tambaram and Guduvanchery.

7Sukku Bhai Biryani

The unique method of preparation developed by Sukkubhai and the quality of materials used in the preparation is the basement for the tasty biryani and other dishes. The restaurant is especially famous for its delicious beef biryani and it is believed that it offers a complete experience for anyone who wishes to taste traditional good quality. Located in Alandur backside of Alandur metro station.

8Bismi Biriyani

South Indian style Biryani which is known for its tasty and quality food. Cool and pleasant dining place and served hot with better quantity. Also it seems to be crowded in peak hours and it takes minimum 30min to get a table. So, plan accordingly before you visit. Located in nungambakkam valluvar kottam road.

9Ambur Star Biryani

There are thousands of Biryani that is cooked across India. We can say that, this is one among them and is really tasty. The mutton/chicken is well cooked, soft and is really delicious. As the name says it is originated from the famous Ambur city which is known for its tastiest Biryani prepared by our Muslim brothers/sisters in Halal style. Located in Chennai to Bangalore highway, Velachery and Ramapuram.

10Salem RR Biryani

One of the best Salem style biryani served fresh with less masala and spicy content. It is best suitable for people who avoid spicier and masala ingredients in their foods. Located in Medavakkam, Sholinganallur, Velachery, Kodambakkam, Tambaram and maraimalai Nagar.