The Indian subcontinent is a giant piece of naan that drifted slowly through the ocean before slamming its flavors into Eurasia. Align your face's tectonic plates to give the continent a nibble in return with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of Indian fare and drinks at Madras Chettinaad in Alpharetta. The restaurant’s seasoned chefs dish up a taste-bud tantalizing menu of Northern and Southern Indian delicacies served on fresh plantain leaves in the Chettinad tradition. Sip a smooth mango lassi ($3) while you peruse an extensive selection of curries, fluffy naan, and deep-fried samosas ($3). Vegetarian diners can browse ample options such as aloo gobi, cauliflower and potatoes sautéed with tomatoes and green and red bell peppers in a rich red gravy ($9). Sate carnivorous cravings with meaty mouthfuls of chicken tikka masala, navigating islands of tandoor-cooked boneless chicken dotting a sea of creamy red sauce ($10). End your edible excursion with basmati-rice pudding flavored with cardamom and pistachio ($3.50), simultaneously rounding out your meal and granting the mental preparedness required to beat Sitar Hero on Hard Mode.
Yelpers give Madras Chettinaad an average of 3.5 stars:
- If you are new to the curry and spices, then, their lunch buffet is a sure must! You can indulge in both south and north Indian dishes. – Gopi J.
- The food is spectacular and very, very consistent. The new decor after the metamorphosis from it being Minerva is impressive and yet, comfortable. – Chuk V.