Bangalore – An Epicure’s Paradise. Take a walk during the night through the food streets of Bangalore and the pleasant aroma of the gourmet food that is prepared here every moment, is sure to leave you in awe. The lovely food prepared in the streets of Bangalore is no less tasty than the local and international cuisines at five-star restaurants.
The shops here do not have good seating arrangements- agreed, but eating here in the crescent moonlight with a cool breeze for company is an experience like no other.
Here is a list of some of the best street food options to visit in Bangalore.
1. V V Puram Food Street – The king of street food in Bangalore
From the hot and spicy Masala Dosa to the sweet and sublime Dal Holige drenched in pure ghee, there is everything in this street that you may want to eat. The rose gulkand enriched with the goodness of pure Honey and white Butter is one thing you should not miss at the Shivanna Gulkand Center. The food here is also quite economical and one of the best in Bengaluru. There are a number of stalls here including the Pav Bajji stall, the Sweet Corn stall, Manchurian stall to name a few.
2. Central Tiffin Room – Malleshwaram
Serving utterly delicious Butter Masala Dosa continuously to a huge number of customers is no child’s play. But CTR at Margosa Road, Malleshwaram has done this effortlessly and brilliantly for over six decades and is thus, a delight for Dosa lovers. Even to this day, this Tiffin Room is one of the best places to have South Indian Street Food in Bangalore. Apart from variety of dosas they also serve idly – vada, kesribath and the poori sagu. There are also other shops which serve ice creams, chats and other stuff around the place.
3. Brahmin’s Coffee Bar – Basavanagudi.
The best in its class of traditional south Indian food can be found in the Brahmin’s Coffee Bar at Basavanagudi in Bangalore. It offers steamingly hot rice idlies which are quite soft and the crispy vadas that you just can’t stop at one plate. They also serve a variety of dishes here but nothing beats the Idly-Vada combo. Coffee, tea and kesaribath are some of the other popular foods that are served here.
4. Hari’s Sandwich Zone – Jayanagar
The Chocolate Sandwich!! Yes you read it right, that’s what it is famous for. This place at Jayanagar is one of the finest food stall for having sandwiches and tasty chats in Bangalore. They serve a variety of sandwiches and chats which are as economical as they are healthy. Located nearby is a Lassi Corner which serves you sweet Lassi to drink after you’re done having your food at the Sandwich Zone.
5. Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri Stall – Jayanagar
Pani Puri – Gol Gappa – Puchka or whatever you call it, this joint gives you every reason to love every name and the essence in its taste. Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri is a small stall located at Jayanagar 3rd block in Bangalore exclusively for Chats and Pani Puri. Taste the delicious Pani Puri here and I’m sure you will become a regular here. Apart from pani puri, they also serve other snacks like dahi puri, aloo chat and paapdi chat.
6. Khan Saheb Grills and Rolls – Indiranagar
Located at the ground floor of the Sri Shiva Sai Complex in Indiranagar, this is one of the best places in Bangalore to have delicious and crunchy rolls and grills. Both vegetarian and non–vegetarian foods are served here and the prices are extremely reasonable. Some of the famous items served are Mixed Vegetable tikka Roll, paneer mushroom, babycorn tikka roll, mutton buna and many others with exclusive add ons like kathi wrap, single egg roll, etc.
7. Sri Sairam’s Chats and Juice – Malleshwaram
Be it the famous Sai Ram’s Special or the mouth watering dahi puri, this chat stall at Margosa Road, Malleshwaram has everything more to offer than you can ever expect. The person serving here always has a warm and heartily smile to add a bit of extra flavor to your already delicious food. They serve a numerous variety of chats which includes wafers chat, chips masala, disco chat, crazy masala and a lot more. It now also sells specially prepared home-made chocolates from Ooty. Ans yes, you miss the extra whole bunch of fun if you forget to ask for a plain puri soaked in pani and the sweet mixture at the end.
8. Puchka’s – Marathahalli
After some desi South Indian dishes and some delicious chats, its time to head to taste some lovely Indori food. This stall is located near the Purva Rivera Apartments at Silver Spring Layout in Marathahalli, Bangalore. The price here are relatively high to the ones told before but, it is in no match to the wonderful taste of the food served and the hygiene maintained here. Some of the famous dishes served here are the hot dogs, puchkas and many more.
9. Karnataka Bhel House – Basavanagudi
Hop in to this purely vegetarian and outdoor seating famous chat stall located at Uma Theatre Road, Chamarajapet in Basavanagudi during the evening to enjoy the warm sunset with some utterly delicious food. The pricing here is economical and pocket friendly. Some of the best dishes served here are the aloo dahi puri, sev puri, masala puri and a few more.
10. Tikki Tikki – Koramangala
The puzzling name itself indicates that this chat stall situated in Koramangala is a unique one serving lovely chats and other food. The name comes from the delicious and special food tikki poori served here which is one of the best in the whole of Bangalore. Stop here for a quick bite and I am sure this taste is going to make you addicted to the yummy food served here.
Some of the best ones to eat are the chocolate tikki, mudpie tikki, masala tikki and paneer tikki.
11. Chatar Patar – Jayanagar
Wow! That’s a name worth visiting once. The variety of food served here is so huge that you will be puzzled to choose the right one to eat. From the bhel puri to the black current gapagap, every single dish served here is something unique and extra delicious. This stall is in the 3rd Block of Jayanagar and serves dishes that are mostly of North Indian taste. Some of the rare and lovely dishes served here are litchi pani puri, tasty twister chat, khatta meetha ghapagap, chowpathi pav bhaji and the best of all being the Ahmedabad dabeli.
12. Dadar Vada Pav – Indiranagar
The name itself clearly indicates that this stall at Indiranagar serves one of the best vada pavs in Bangalore. There are a number of flavors for the vada pav including paneer, schezwan, aloo and many more.
They also serve yummy burgers and french fries too. The prices are quite low and I personally recommend the Veg Tikki Vada Pav which is the best served here.
13. Shahi Darbar – Yeshawanthpur
Located very next to the M S Rammiah ground in Mattikere – Yeshawanthpur, this chat stall offers yummy and extra delicious rolls which are quite low priced and absolutely delightful. This place is often crowded by students for its mouthwatering food served and the quality maintained here. Some of the best rolls are double paneer roll, double egg chicken roll and the simplest veg roll.
14. Spicy Corner – Jeevanabheema Nagar
Last but not the least, this food stall at Jeevanabheema nagar serves one of the best spicy food in Bangalore. From the spicy hot tava paratha to the delicious dahi puri, this stall serves a number of lovely dishes which are reasonably priced and equally yummy. Some of the best food served are paneer fried rice, sav dahi puri, szechwan noodles, baby corn manchurian, aaloo paratha and gobhi chilli.
Overall, these are some of the best and handpicked Street Food from Bangalore. Wherever you go, whenever you go and with whoever you go, one thing is for sure – the experience of a walk in the cool breeze and having some lovely food in the famous ‘Food Streets of Bangalore’ is something that will give you overwhelming joy and extreme happiness. So head into the streets of Bangalore and enjoy the tasty and yummy food served and have a nice time there.
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