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11 top tourist cities of India With Lip-Smacking Local Food

Indian tourist places with best local cuisine

Not For You If Don't Like To Travel Exotic Cities And Hate Mouth Watering Local Food

Do You Love To Travel to Visit Tourist Places? Do You Love Mouth Watering Local Food As Well? If Your Answer Is "Yes" Then enjoy....

1. Goa

Delicious Food places in Goa

  • Pousada on the Beach, Calangute
  • La Plage, Ashwem beach
  • Noronha’s Corner, Anjuna
  • Surya Beach Cafe, Galgibag beach
  • Fish thali (fish with curry and rice): Two in Mapusa are busy Kamlabai (+91 985 070 3343), which adds a pungent, salted-dried prawn kismor to theirs, and Balgo, around for 50 years (+91 982 216 7004), still has its owner in the kitchen; Sabina’s thali (behind South Palolem beach) has a lemony, peppery flavour; Hotel Satpurush (+91 976 381 8044) is the go-to when you’re Pernem side; and Panaji’s Ritz Classic (+91 832 242 6417) serves a monster, a huge quantity of seafood at an unbeatable price. 
  • For Veg Breakfast: Café Real, Panaji: For Stunning roadside food :  Ros omelet (ros is Konkani for gravy, in this case, chicken, coconut, and lime juice) is a local delicacy, served after 7pm. Sandeep Gaddo, by Singbal bookshop in Panaji, serves one of the best. Wedged between the Mapusa bread and flower markets, there’s a small, nameless corner full of hardy market women wolfing down Mirchi pakora (batter-fried green chili) and chai. For the late, late snack, Ajit tea stall, outside the Mapusa bus stand, serves up a famous clam xacuti (curry) from 4am to 6am. And also in Mapusa, there’s an unnamed shop near the Rashtroli temple (opposite the Amul Milk Shop) serving incredible beetroot samosas.

2. Delhi 

The capital city is also the food capital of India, a surplus of dishes, from Chole-Bature, Chaats, Butter Chicken to Rajma Chawal and Parathe,  makes Delhi an ideal destination for an outstanding  treat, with a mix of popular Punjabi dishes and street food. One should not miss the variety of delights at Chandni Chowk and Bengali market. Delhi has amazing food options, dhabas, restaurants and high-end cafés.

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Dilli Haat is an open-air food plaza and craft bazaar located in Delhi, run by Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC). Unlike the traditional weekly market, the village Haat, Dilli Haat is permanent. It is located in the commercial centers of South Delhi, opposite INA market.
Best Food stalls at Dilli Hat

3. Amritsar 

After the Golden Temple and the Wagah Border, Amritsar is significantly admired for its delicious delicacies. The restaurants and dhabas offer excellent Punjabi food that gratifies the taste buds of a large number of food lovers. Don’t be surprised if you come back a few kilos heavier from Amritsar.  From Kesar da Dhaba  to Amritsari kulchas, from saatpuda, the city is a foodie’s delight. Make sure you don’t miss the hot jalebis from Gurdas Ram or thick lassi with cream on top at Kesar.

Places: Guru Ka Langar, Bharawan Da Dhaba, Paya at Pal Da Dhaba, Chicken Tikka Tandoori, Beera Chicken Corner, Mutton Chaap, Adarsh Meat Shop at  C-Block Market Complex near Rose Garden,  Ahuja Lassi, Bheja Fry-Mame Da Dhaba,  Jalebi-Sharma Sweet Shop, Fruit cream and Kulfi-Hall Bazaar and Gajar Ka Halwa-Novelty Sweets 

4.  Kolkata 

If sweets like Rasgullas and Sandesh are what comes to your mind on hearing Bengal, Kolkata offers you a list of never ending culinary delights. The fiery Jhaalmuri, Puchkas will set your tongue on fire and the unforgettable taste of Hilsa will leave you entranced.  The must-try items include Hilsa and Hetki fish as well as any sweet made from date Palm jaggery

Places: Tiretta Bazaar, Sun Yat Sen Street China Bazar;  Kathi Roll at Zeeshan, Sarat Bose Road; Nahoum & Sons Jewish Bakery, New Market; Regent, Chowringhee Place;  Kewpies, Elgin Lane for an authentic Bengali Meal; Bhim Chandra Nag, Nirmal Chandra Street for sweets; Gangurams, Bow Bazaar; Bohemian, Old Ballygunge 1st Lane for non-veg exotic dishes and Peter Cat, Park Street for Chello Kebab-a platter of steamed rice with two types of kebabs, topped with a fried egg and a slab of butter melting on top. 

5. Lucknow 

Head to Lucknow, if you wish to eat like a king. People especially stopover in Lucknow to devour the Galouti kebabs, kormas, parathas and the sheer mal. Lucknow brings forth some legendary food options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. Lucknow is a great city to explore for cheap, street food. Tunde ke kebab made with minced lamb is an authentic delicacy as is the typical biryani from the city.

Places:  Tundey Kebabi, Aminabad; Idris Dhaba, Chowk area; Rahim ki Nihari; Prakash Kulfi, Aminabad road; Lalla Biryani, Chaupatiyan Chowk; Sakhawat Restaurant,  Qaiser Bagh Avenue Oudh Gymkhana Clubto name few.   

6.  Mumbai

The average restaurant and street food is amazing and most popular in Mumbai.

Places:   Kheema Pav at Gulshan -e-Iran, Crawford Market; White Biryani at Noor Mohmaddi, Bhendi Bazaar; Bun Maska and Mava samosa of Mervan’s, Grant road; Samosa with Chola at Guru Kripa , Sion; Jai Jawan at Bandra west; Vodka panipuri , Pratap Da Dhaba at , Oshiwara, Andheri West; Sizzlers at Kobe’s , Girgaum and Khao Gali, Ghatkopar east for exotic Dosa varieties

7.  Ahmadabad

A haven for vegetarians, one gets a plethora of delightful vegetarian delicacies in Gujarat. From the tasty khandvi, Dabeli, khakhra, and Dhokla  to the rich, creamy Basundi, and an assortment of chaats , the list never ends.

Places: Indu Ben Na Khakhra, Navrangpura; Das Kaka’s Khaman Outlets, Navarangpura; Asharfi Ni Kulfi,  Gurukul Road; Roadside Ketli with a Maska-Bun for kettle tea  at road side; At Manek Chowk for Paani Puri, Sev-Puri, Masala Dabeli, Tikki-Chat-Pakodi, Pav Bhaji, Jalebi and other delights;  Shree Ambika Dalvada Centre for unique in the country  Dalvadas which are crispy Gujarati evening snack equivalent to Pakoras or fritters.

8.  Hyderabad

A non- vegetarian’s dream come true, spicy and full of flavor, most of the cuisines revolve around meat and rice: local biryani and the stew chaakna and the chili curry will not fail any spice- lover. The famous Hyderabadi dum biryani is served throughout the country. That’s why biryani is synonymous to Hyderabad.

Places: ***Barbeque Nation, Paradise Restaurant, Bawarchi, Chutneys, ***Dakshin, Minerva Coffee Shop, ***Gufaa, ***Kangan, ***Sahib Sindh Sultan 

9.  Indore

Indore is possibly the food capital of Madhya Pradesh. Originally a market of jewelers, Sarafa is now known as the foodie bazaar. Traditional ‘Chaat’ houses and sweet sellers sit with their huge assortments of freshly made gulab jamuns, rabdi, kalakand, and malpuas.  One can see people enjoying ‘Kachoris’, ‘Samosas’ and ‘Tikkis’ Bhutte ka kiss is another famous dish, this mouth-watering specialty of Indore is a must try.

Places:  Apna Sweets, Vijay Nagar; Vijay Chaat House, Sarafa Bazar; Joshi Dahi Bada House, Sarafa Bazar; Sam's Momos, New Palasia; Rolls Mania, New Palasia; Ravi lpahar, Old Palasia; Lal Balti Ki Kachori, Jail Road; Johny Hot Dog, Navlakha; Swadisht Samosa Corner, Sarafa Bazar; Thelewala at Treasure Island Mall, South Tukoganj; Sawariya Chaat House, Sarafa Bazar; *** Oye Pappe,  Bhawar Kuan to name few 

10.  Jaipur

Jaipur is a popular destination for tourists. However, what makes it even more singular is the Rajasthani cuisine that this city presents. While you’re here, you must try the Dal Baati Churma with plenty of ghee to savor the cuisine of the region. Jaipur’s most famous street offering is the hot and spicy pyaaz ki kachori. Make sure you taste yummy Kathi rolls and tandoori tikkas as well as creamy lassi and kulfis.

Places:  Chicken Tikka at Sethi’s at Raja Park;  Egg Dishes at Sanjay Omelette restaurant; PaniPuri At Chawla’s, Raja Park; Nand’s GolGappa’s Opp. Chawala's at Raja Park; Lassi at Lassiwala, MI Road; Jal Mahal Ice cream parlor MI Road; Pandit Pav-bhaji opposite Birla Mandir, JLN Marg; Pyaz Kachori at Rawat Mishthan Bhandar, Sindhi Camp near bus stand; *** "1135 AD"- Near Sheela Mata Temple, Amer Palace, Amer; **Anokhi Cafe, Tapri Central,  Prithviraj Road, C-Scheme; Brown Sugar-Aurum Apartment, Tilak Marg, C-Scheme    

11.  Chennai

Here’s the place that gave India its favorite breakfast menu: Dosa, Idly, Sambar. A variety of chutneys, Chennai’s authentic Rasam, and vegetarian dishes the way only Tamilians can make it. And not to miss the filter coffee, Chennai is a sure show stopper for the food lover.

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