Chennai Lifestyle & Food

10 Places Where You Get The Best Shawarmas In Chennai

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Written by Team Urban Tree

The food industry has exploded over the last few years, and among that, street food has become a fan favourite. With the advent of Food Bloggers and travellers, people from around the world can now have any recipe from any part of the world.

One such delicacy that originated in the Middle East and has been a very popular street food here in Chennai is the Shawarma.

This go-to snack has people drooling every time there is a mention of it. And many vendors across Chennai have people lining up to get a bite of it. A perfect Shawarma can do wonders to your taste buds. And so here is your guide to tasty, juicy and heart-filling Shawarmas in Chennai

#1. Savoury Seashell

Seashell is known for its authentic Arabian cuisine, Malabar dishes and is a favourite among the non-vegetarian enthusiasts. Apart from their various lip-smacking varieties of Arabian dishes, their Shawarma is the one to die for. As the people describe it, their Shawarma is ‘Tastiest and Juiciest’. They have a variety of Shawarmas ranging from the Middle Eastern Hummus to Mexican.

  • Location: Anna Nagar (East), Egmore, Perungudi, Thuraipakkam, Velachery, Okkiyampet, Egatoor.
  • Zomato review: 4.1

#2. AI Kebabish

If you want to taste the best at a decent price then this Al Kebabish is the right place to satisfy all your Shawarma dreams. Be it the spicy Shawarma or the Mayonnaise Shawarma, their dishes can never let you down.

  • Location: Anna Nagar (East), Kodambakkam, Mogappair
  • Zomato review: 4.3

#3. Al Reef

Yet another restaurant known for their Arabian delights, and their Shawarma is what that drives people to their shop day after day. Their S.P.L Shawarma and the Shawarma Plate are their biggest hits and they have their shops jam-packed during the weekends, just because of them.

  • Location: George Town, Kodambakkam, Kottivakkam, Medavakkam, Salaiyur
  • Zomato Rating: 3.7

#4. Zaitoon

Zaitoon is a very popular fast food chain that has satisfied many happy customers through their various branches across Chennai. Their extensive list of rolls is incomplete without their popular Shawarma. They are a popular choice to grab a quick bite of some delicious rolls in many areas.

  • Location: Royapettah, Nungambakkam, Anna Nagar (East), Adyar, Velachery, Egatoor
  • Zomato Rating: 4.1

#5. Kebab Street

This place is all things Kebabs and is very popular among locals. But the star of the show is their Chicken Shawarma. Apart from their best-selling option, they have a Shawarma dinner combo that is quite popular too. Filling and fun.

  • Location: Kilpauk
  • Zomato Rating: 3.6

#6. Arabian Hut

This place is all things Kebabs and is very popular among locals. But the star of the show is their Chicken Shawarma. Apart from their best-selling option, they have a Shawarma dinner combo that is quite popular too. Filling and fun.

  • Location: Kilpauk
  • Zomato Rating: 3.6

#7. Faruuzi Multicuisine

This place has crazy reviews for their Arabian delicacies, and their evening Shawarma is a fan favorite that brings many wary office goers to grab a quick bite. In addition to their lip-smacking chicken and Mexican Shawarma, their Faruuzi Special Shawarma is what that steals the show.

  • Location: Ambattur, Chrompet, Urapakkam
  • Zomato Rating: 4.1

#8. Arab Street

Add this in our list of great Arab restaurants in Chennai. In spite of their wide range of multi-cuisine menu, their Shawarmas managed to be a top pick. Apart from the usual Chicken and Mexican Shawarma, which have a fan base of their own, they have their signature Shawarma Sandwich that has people going crazy about.

  • Location: Kodambakkam
  • Zomato Rating: 4  .1

#9. Hotel Crescent

Hotel Crescent is much spoken about as a great place to go to satisfy your Malayali food cravings. But yet another thing the people line up there for is their easy on the pocket Shawarmas. Don’t go on the price, their affordable Shawarmas are as tasty as it gets.

  • Location: Nungambakkam, Anna Nagar(West), Adyar, Poonamalle, Maduravoyal
  • Zomato Rating: 4.1

#10. The Shawarma Shop

A shop that is all about Shawarma. Forget the usual Shawarma option you would find on other Menus as they give you the liberty to build your own. Pick your choice of bread, the sauce, the flavour, the spice level, the add-ons, and your personalized Shawarma, tailor-made to suit your taste buds, is ready.

  • Location: Choolaimedu, Mogappair, Adambakkam, Madipakkam
  • Zomato Rating: 3.5

As long as there are food enthusiasts, the craze for Shawarma is never coming down. And finding your perfect cozy spot to binge on your favourite meal is one thing you need to sort out soon. Which other mind-blowing Shawarma outlets did we miss? Let us know!

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