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A Mumbai Cafe Is Using 1940's Prices To Celebrate Their 75th Anniversary

No kidding: Filter coffee for 15, upma for 40, and idli for 20 paisas.

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On their platinum jubilee, Matunga's iconic South Indian restaurant Cafe Madras is doing something super special. For certain items on the menu, they're charging the same prices they did when they first opened.

And people are loving the gesture.

On completion of 75 yrs. today, Cafe Madras in Matunga has changed the rates to the rates in the year 1940! Idlis for 20paise!! Awesome!

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They're happily tweeting out photos of their receipts.

TODAY CAFE MADRAS MATUNGA. IS CELEBRATING 75 YRS.... SO ALL ITEMS R CHARGED AT D PRICE WCH WAS 75 YRS AGO .

Cafe Madras is 75 today ! Today's prices are what you would pay in 1940 ! All this for 45 paisa 😃 Lovely thought !

Madras Cafe (king circle) is celebrating 75 years today and they've priced certain items like Idli and Coffee at 20p

For some, the cafe's anniversary also brings back fond memories.

In the early 70s, my dad used to work as a waiter for Cafe Madras in Matunga. That lovely restaurant completes 75 years today.

Others are using the golden chance to treat their friends.

Okay let me rephrase my offer. FILTER COFFEE FOR 15 PAISE AT MADRAS CAFE TODAY WHO WANTS TO COME.

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