Enjoy The Sea With 11 Best Seaside Restaurants In Chennai

Chennai is blessed with scintillating beaches. While the hot and humid climate can make you cranky during the daytime, beaches of Chennai promise you to get refreshed with the cool sea breezes brushing off your cheeks. To make the view more enjoyable, many new sea view restaurants have come up dotting the shoreline of Chennai. These restaurants have redefined the art of dining. Well, if you are up for a romantic date on this Valentine or a friends outing, these restaurants lets you celebrate those ‘special moments’ with the swish-swash sound of the waves playing as the background score.

To make your work easy, TripHobo has categorized down few best seaside restaurants in Chennai according to your taste and need:

Pocket friendly eatouts -

1. MASH Restocafe

Specialized in European and Continental food, this house-turned-café has turned out to be a favorite hangout for foodies who look for unconventional eatout places.  The colorful ambience of the café is bound to cheer you up as yo step inside.

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Note: advance booking is a must for outdoor tables

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Address - T 54 B, 1st Floor, Elliots Beach Road, Besant Nagar, Chennai 600090

Phone Number -  +91 44 455 11 555; +91 996 200 3300

Opening Hours -  11am -11pm

Cost for 2 -  Rs 800 (Approx.) for meal

Payment - Cash, cards and meal coupons accepted

2. Pupil

Offering majestic view of the sea, this place is a perfect pocket-friendly eatout for foodies, especially college goers. Their juicy burgers and hot dogs are surely going to give you a soul gratyfying feeling.  

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Note: Ask before you pay by card

Must try - Ghost burger, Big Boy burger

Address - 1&2, TNHB Complex, 4th Main Road, Besant Nagar, Chennai

Phone Number - +91 9841583500

Opening Hours - 11am -11pm

Cost for 2 - Rs 300 (Approx.) for meal

Payment - Cash and cards accepted

Also Check: 10 Restaurants in Chennai That Serve Yummilicious Pizzas

3. Tasty Jones

Another popular burger place offering stunning view of the sea! So dig into their lip smacking burgers and admire the blue horizon in front. The crunchy bun and the juicy patty of the burger is definitely going to make your tongue crave for more.

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Must try - Chicken Tikka Burger, Moderne Steak Burger

Address - 1&2, TNHB Complex, 4th Main Road, Besant Nagar, Chennai

Phone Number - +91 44 24916666; +91 984 158 6500

Opening Hours - 12pm 11:30pm

Cost for 2 - Rs 500 (Approx.) for meal

Payment - Cash and cards accepted

Here, only food speaks

4. Sea Crest Restaurant & Bar - MGM Beach Resort 

If you want to turn your date to be different, scoop her to a place that is near to the sea. With the sand beach stretched in the front overlooking the Bay of Bengal, this restaurant is perfect for sea lovers. This place is not only a feast for your eyes, but also for your taste buds.

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Note: Table reservation recommended

Must try - Mediterranean cuisines

Address - MGM Beach Resort, 1/74, East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Chennai

Phone Number - +91 8870728921

Opening Hours - 7am 11pm

Cost for 2 - Rs 1,200(Approx.) for meal, Rs. 150 (approx) for a pint of beer

Payment - Cash and cards accepted

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5. Bella Ciao

Located close to Thiruvalluvar Nagar Beach, this Italian family run restaurant is a perfect option to have an Italian cuisine in Chennai. Though the place does not offer sea view but you can still hear hurling sound of the waves as it hits the beach. The aroma of their food is surely going to pull you in.   

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Note: It is closed on Tuesday

Must try - Lasagne, Wood fired Pizza

Address - 4, Shri Krishna Enclave, Kottivakkam, Chennai 600041

Phone Number - +91 44 330 11622

Opening Hours - 6pm -11:30pm

Cost for 2 - Rs 1,100 (approx) for meal

Payment - Cash and cards accepted

Also Check: 10 Restaurants in Chennai That Serve Yummilicious Pizzas

6. Hola

This rooftop restaurant is another popular place in Chennai. Its Mexican and Continental cuisines have redefined the traditional cooking style which turns out to be the USP for this place.

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Address - 6/1, 2nd Floor, 4th Main Road, Besant Nagar, Chennai

Phone Number - +91 44 30853576

Opening Hours - 11am -11pm  

Cost for 2 - Rs 1,200 (approx) for meal

Payment - Cash and cards accepted

Ambience matters

7. L’attitude 49

One of the finest dining space offering serene atmosphere to enjoy delicious food of various cuisines. The authorities of this restaurant have taken the pain to redefine the concept of fine dining for the convenience of their visitors. With turquoise blue sea expanded in the front, L’attitude 49 lets you cherish the charm of having food with a perfect view of the sea.

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Note: go for the a la carte menu

Must try - fish and crab.

Address - Grand Bay Resort, 123, East Raja Street, Kovelong Road, East Coast Road (ECR),Mahabalipuram, Chennai

Phone Number - +91 44 30853531

Opening Hours - 7:30am 11:30pm   

Cost for 2 - Rs 1,800 (approx) for meal

Payment - Cash and cards accepted

8. The Wharf Radisson BLU Templebay

In the midst of tropical garden with the beach expanded in the front, The Wharf is one of the favorite eateries for food aficionados. Its laid back ambience and the aroma of their seafood cuisines will definitely tempt you to order for more.

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Note: go for the a la carte menu

Must try - Jumbo Prawn, Scallops

Address - Radisson BLU Templebay, 57, Covelong Road, East Coast Road (ECR), Mahabalipuram, Chennai

Phone Number - +91 44 30853705

Opening Hours - 12pm -3pm , 7pm 11pm    

Cost for 2 - Rs 3000 (approx) for meal, Rs 175 (approx.) for a pint of beer

Payment - Cash and cards accepted

9. Ideal Garden Restaurant

Amidst the Ideal Beach Resort, this restaurant is perfect to escape from the chaos of the city. The composed atmosphere and live music playing all-time hit Tamil melodies in the background romanticizes the ambience and makes you believe that love is indeed in the air.

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Note: Valet Parking

Must try - South-Indian cuisines   

Address - Ideal Beach Resort, 164, Kovalam Road, East Coast Road (ECR), Chennai

Phone Number - +91 44 274 42240

Opening Hours - 6am-10:30am, 12:30pm -3:30pm, 6:30pm 10:30pm  

Cost for 2 - Rs 1,000 (approx) for meal

Payment - Cash and cards accepted

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Fine Dining

10. Bay View - Vivanta by Taj Fisherman's Cove 

Renowned for serving the best seafood in Chennai, Bay View stands as a prominent eatout place for all the food lovers. And what makes this place more special is their seafood menu. They offer fresh catch from the Coromandal coast cooked with Bay spices, like tamarind and coriander. With the panoramic view of the Bay of Bengal in the front, Bay View lets you have some of the finest seafood in Chennai.

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Must try - Sea food platter, grilled prawns  

Address - Vivanta by Taj Fisherman's Cove, Covelong Beach, East Coast Road (ECR), Chennai

Phone Number - +91 44 330 11646

Opening Hours - 12:30pm -2:30pm, 7:30pm to 11pm

Cost for 2 - Rs 4,000 (approx) for meal, Rs 250 (approx.) for a pint of beer

Payment - Cash and cards accepted

11. Upper Deck

Overlooking the Bay of Bengal, this hidden gem has turned out to be a sought after place in recent times. The best part of the eatery is they have live mezze and seafood counter where you can see your food being prepared right in front of you. So, pick one of their menus, choose one of their cabanas and sit under it to enjoy a candle lit dinner with your loved one.

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Note: It is closed on Mondays

Must try - Mediterranean cuisines

Address - Vivanta by Taj Fisherman's Cove, Covelong Beach, East Coast Road (ECR), Chennai

Phone Number - +91 44 330 11670

Opening Hours - 7:30pm -10:45pm

Cost for 2 - Rs 3,500 (approx) for meal, Rs 200 (approx.) for a pint of beer

Payment - Cash and cards accepted

Did we miss out any names? Feel free to add them in your bucketlist.  

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
PRIYA SAHA PRIYA SAHA

Born on a winter morning in January, a big foodie by heart and an avid reader. A blogger by choice and loves to pen down travelogues, especially if its related to food. She believes that words are all you need to weave your feelings and memories.Secret wish: to become food blogger someday!

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