10 Ultimate Places For Best Biryani In Erode, Tamil Nadu

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Erode, in the Kongunadu region, is the seventh largest urban area in Tamil Nadu. Erode’s name came from Eru Odai, which means two streams. It was called as such because the city is flanked by the bodies of water - Perumpallam and Kalingarayan canals. There are many places to see in Erode, including the temples, the bird sanctuaries and nature reserves. This business-oriented part of the region boasts of many good places to eat, where travelers can have taste of genuine Kongu Nadu cuisine. Erode is also known as Turmeric City, as it is among the largest producers of turmeric in India. The city is also known for its authentic Indian food, which is a mix of traditional Kongu Nadu fare and modern fusion food. Family restaurants and eating places in Erode are commonly crowded during peak times. Here’s a list of the ultimate places for best biryani in Erode, Tamil Nadu.

1. Maya Bazaar Restaurant

This moderately priced restaurant is located in the center of town, near the train station in Erode. It is famous for its grilled chicken. It has a dining hall and two meeting halls available for functions and events. The main air-conditioned dining hall has 200-person seating capacity. The food tastes good and the establishment offers many varieties of vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Aside from biryani, they also serve soups, kebabs, payasam and other local favorites.

Maya Bazaar Restaurant

Address: 372H, EVN Rd, Erode, Tamil Nadu 638009

Website: Maya Bazaar Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

2. Jannal Restaurant

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Considered as one of the best restaurants in Erode, Jannal restaurant offers a multi-cuisine menu. They serve the best Kongu Nadu cuisine, along with the other north and south Indian foods, and other world-class delicacies. The appeal of Kongu Nadu cuisine lies in the use of indigenous ingredients. The Kongu Nadu way of cooking does not involve any marination of ingredients. Jannal has a rooftop, open-sky setting, and is located in a budget-friendly Hotel Radha Prasad, which is also popular among locals and tourists. Guests can see how the food is cooked through the live kitchen. The restaurant offers outdoor catering services for leisure events and occasions like birthdays and reunions.

Jannal Restaurant

Address: Hotel Radha Prasad, #344, Near Telephone Bhavan, Brough Rd, Erode, Tamil Nadu 638001, India

Website: Jannal Restaurant

Opening hours: 7:30am - 11pm (daily)

3. Hotel Junior Kuppanna

A restaurant that’s worth visiting when you are craving for biryani in Tamil Nadu is Junior Kuppana. They serve a variety of cuisines, including south Indian, north Indian, Chinese, fast food and of course, biryani. Among the bestseller dishes include paratha, pallipalayam chicken, mutton biryani, mutton sukha, brain fry, and kothu parotta. Their fish fry dish is also popular. A common fare in Kongu Nadu cuisine, the fish fry is marinated in a secret mix of spices and yogurt, and finely coated with a crust, and then fried in oil. The hotel’s restaurant also offer buffet that includes an extensive selection of non-vegetarian dishes. The food here will fire your appetite and fill your belly. Expect this place to be full and buzzing with guests on a Sunday.

Hotel Junior Kuppanna

Address: No.118, VOC Park Rd, near Bus Stand, Erode, Tamil Nadu 638003

Website: Hotel Junior Kuppanna

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 4pm, 6pm - 10:30pm; Sun: 11am - 4pm

4. Anjappar Authentic Chettinad Restaurant

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Located near the Sivaranjini Hotel, in the center of Erode, the Anjappar Restaurant is a well-established dining place that continues to attract regulars and new customers. The quality of food served is good and the service is very fast. This restaurant is also known for its cleanliness. Their fish dishes are noteworthy and their mutton biryani dish is excellent. They serve Chinese, biryani, north Indian, Pan Asian, Chettinad, vegetarian, and vegan dishes. This is also a good place for kids. High chairs for babies and small kids are available upon request. They serve Halal meat dishes. The main dining area is air conditioned, and there is outdoor seating, as well. The banquet hall is commonly used for events. The restaurant also offers catering service for birthdays and parties. Valet parking is available. Overall, the pleasant ambience will give customers a satisfying casual dining experience.

Anjappar Authentic Chettinad Restaurant

Address: 177 Brough Road, Erode 638001, India

Website: Anjappar Authentic Chettinad Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

5. Maman Biryani Stall

This quaint but popular Biryani stall has been serving hearty meals for foodies and customers since 1997. This eatery is one of the most sought-after biryani places in Erode. Since it is located along the Brough Road, expect some moderate noise level from the passing vehicles outside. The food is affordable here and the servings are good for sharing.

Maman Biryani Stall

Address:349/2, Brough Rd, Kaikolar Thottam, Chidambaram Colony, Erode, Tamil Nadu 638001, India

Website: Maman Biryani Stall

Opening hours: 9am - 11pm (daily)

6. The Oasis Restaurant

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This family restaurant is a popular venue for events, gatherings and meetings. Oasis fine dining restaurant combines simple traditional Indian recipes with creativity and innovative approach to balance the flavors and textures of food. It has air-conditioned banquet halls and a well-maintained lawn in the garden for a relaxing dining set-up. Among the most popular dishes include mutton masala, brain masala, chicken, soft dosa, and vegetable spring rolls.

The Oasis Restaurant

Address: Sathy Rd, opp. Erode Motors, enfield showroom, Municipal Colony, Muncipal Colony, Veerappanchatram, Tamil Nadu 638003, India

Website: The Oasis Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

7. Kokkarakko

Kokkarakko is a common fast food place that stands out with its red and yellow design and interiors. It serves biryanis and a wide variety of chicken dishes. They have Hyderabadi, Malabari, Kashmiri, Kolhapuri chicken, and chicken combo meals served with fresh lime drinks. The Kokkarako Specials are also a must-try items on the menu. Among the most notable fast-food orders include Alfaham chicken, shawarma plate and shawarma rolls. The overall ambience, food quality and value for money of Kokkarakko is satisfactory.


Address: 169, Perundurai Rd, V Chatram, Nggo Colony, Erode, Tamil Nadu 638011, India

Website: Kokkarakko Restaurant

Opening Hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 11pm; Sun: 2pm - 11pm

8. Marapalam Mudaliyar Mess

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Marapalam Mudaliyar Mess restaurant is a family business that was passed on to generations. Consistency and authentic taste have become instrumental in maintaining the success of this restaurant. This specialty dining place serves mutton kothu kari, biryani and dosa and other local favorites. Other must-try items on the menu are pichupotta pepper, kozhi kari, and liver fry. Their free kuruma is also tasty. Customer favorites include the softest kal dosa, egg dosa, and pan mutton fry.

Marapalam Mudaliyar Mess

Address: Address: A.B.S.Building, VOC Park Approach Road, Erode

Website: Marapalam Mudaliyar Mess

Opening hours: 8am - 9pm (daily)

9. The Briyani Hut

The Biryani Hut is known for its biryani, tandoor grills, Chinese, and Arabian dishes. Cap your meal with a dessert. Their best sellers include the peri-peri grilled chicken, and its choices of Lebanese, Mexican, Paneer, and Indian shawarma rolls. It is a must-visit Chettinad restaurant in Erode. They have the Bakrith Special that includes traditional mutton biryani with an upgrade of additional five fried chicken pieces, for a minimum cost. Their Indo-Chinese pan-tossed pepper chicken fry and the traditional Indian style dum biryani are also noteworthy dishes.

The Briyani Hut

Address: 032, Central Theater Road Erode, Tamil Nadu 638001, India

Website: The Briyani Hut

Opening hours: 12pm – 4pm, 6pm – 11pm (daily)

10. Plan - B Family Restaurant

This family-oriented restaurant with a very relaxing ambience and interiors serve the classics - roti, gravies, biryani, rice, noodle and egg dishes. Biryani lovers flock here for the signature chicken, mutton, fish, and prawn biryani varieties. Their selection of vegetarian biryanis are also recommended. They have exclusive dishes such as the Plan B Special boneless chicken, and the pacha milagai chicken.

Plan - B Family Restaurant

Address: 157/9 Palayapalayam Pirivu Perundurai Road, Erode 638011, India

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

Enjoy your biryani

The art of "BIRYANI"
Source: Photo by user Shiv's fotografia used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Biryani originated from Persia and believed to be brought to India by Mughal soldiers. Chillies give the tangy and spicy taste to biryani dishes. In Tamil Nadu, rice is a staple food among locals. The combination of rice and biryani selections is just perfect.

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