Popular Food Joints in Delhi


Each one of us could not agree more with the title “One cannot think well, love well and sleep well, if one has not dined well”. It is a famous quote by Virginia Woolf, a famous English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories.

Delhi, locally known as Dilli, is the capital of India and is home to millions of people. Delhi the capital state of India is famous for its mouthwatering cuisines. The city is dominated by north Indians and North Indian cuisine. Delhi, being a place for everyone, has restaurants that suit everyone’s budget and thus no one here sleeps empty stomach.

Delhi, sometimes referred to as “Mini India”, is a place that has something for everyone. People from all region and origin will be surprised to find their regional cuisine here. Following are few restaurants and food joints that provide awesome and delicious food.

15A/56 Ajmal Khan Road,
New Delhi ,
India (110005) (in Karol Bagh area)
Ph. 9910481906
Price Range: Moderate
Vegetarian Indian restaurant located inside hotel Swati. Features Gujarati, Rajasthani, Jain, Bombay specialty, and north Indian thali. No alcohol served.

Sagar Ratna
Connaught Circus, K Block, Connaught Place,
New Delhi India
Ph. 011-23417455
Price Range: Moderate
Part of a chain of quality vegetarian restaurants serving a wide selection of both North and South Indian cuisine in a comfortable, air-conditioned setting. Accepts credit cards.

E-2 Connaught Place,
New Delhi India
Price Range: Inexpensive
Can either get take out from the window on the sidewalk or go inside to sit down and eat.

Nathu Sweets
Bangali Market, B.K. Road,
New Delhi, India
Ph. 91-11-3717313/9784
Vegan-friendly, Indian, Fast-food
Price Range: Inexpensive

Hotel Alka, P Block, Connaught Place,
New Delhi India
Ph : 91-11-13344328, 23344000
Lacto, Vegan-friendly
Price Range: Moderate
Vegetarian restaurant located inside the Alka Hotel, in the P Block of Connaught Circus.

Veg Gulati
8 Pandara Road,
New Delhi, India
Ph. 91-13388830
Lacto, Vegan-friendly, Indian
Price Range: Inexpensive

Moolchand Vegetarian
Fast-food, Lacto, Indian, International, Delivery
Price Range: Moderate
Well-lit modern cafe-style restaurant serving snack foods, Indian and western food (sandwiches, fries). Casual indoor seating. Cash only.

Shudh – The Vegetarian Food Court
Shastri Market, Gurudwara Rd, Karol Baugh,
New Delhi India (next to Hotel Swati)
Ph. 30945325
Fast-food, Lacto, Indian, South Indian, Delivery
Price Range: Inexpensive
Choose from about 6 food vendors serving desserts, snacks, and meals. Casual modern decor. Cash only.

Bengal Sweets Centre and The Pantry Pure Veg Restaurant
17A/53 Karol Baugh,
New Delhi India (110-005)
Ph. 25721710
Lacto, Indian, International, Fast food, Take-out
Price Range: Moderate
A grand counter filled with display of savory sweets and assorted snack mixes greets you as you enter. Well-lit, clean, modern, casual kind of place. Seats in the back of the room. Must have a samosas. Fast, friendly service. Good food. Confirmed open Jan 2010. Cash only.

Govinda’s Restaurant
ISKCON Temple Complex, Sant Nagar Main Road,
New Delhi India (110065) (at east of Kailash)
Ph. 9811425174
Lacto, Indian, International, Fast food, Buffet, Take-out
Price Range: Moderate
Extensive menu. No onion or garlic used. Speciality is kheer (rice in milk). See website for hours and info. Accepts credit cards.

Hotel Saravana Bhavan
P-15, Connaught Circus(near Madras Hotel)
New Delhi India (110 001)
Ph. 011-23347755, 55354405
Lacto, Indian
Price Range: Moderate
International chain of vegetarian Indian restaurants. Air-conditioned.

Hotel Saravana Bhavan
46, Janpath,
New Delhi India (110 001)
Ph. 011-23317755, 23316060
Lacto, Indian
Price Range: Moderate
International chain of vegetarian Indian restaurants. Air-conditioned.

Khana Unlimited
L-13, Outer Circle, Connaught Place,
New Delhi India (110 001) (at near Radial Road 5)
Ph. 51503643
Lacto, Indian
Price Range: Inexpensive
Has “all-you-can-eat” options. Air conditioned.

D-11, Udyog Nagar, Main Metro Road, Peera Garhi,
New Delhi India (110041)
Ph. 91-11-25966688
Lacto, Vegan-friendly, Indian, Chinese, Take-out, Banquet
Price Range: Expensive
Vegetarian Indian restaurant and banquet facility located in northwest Delhi. Extensive veggie food and drinks menu. Large modern space. Open 11am-11pm. Accepts credit cards.

Adayar Ananda Bhawan
S-18 Green Park Main Market,
New Delhi India (110016)
Ph. 26532690
Lacto, Chinese, Indian, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery
Price Range: Moderate
Chain of sweets and snacks shop in Indian. Large glass counter display of sweets and savories. Non smoking. Open daily 9am-11pm. See website for other locations. Accepts credit cards.

P1/90 Opp. PVR Rivoli, Connaught Place,
New Delhi India (110001) (at Outer Circle)
Ph. +91-22-23346300
Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Take-out
Price Range: Inexpensive
Wide variety of Indian food. Open 11am-11pm. Accepts credit cards.

Bell Peppers
B-1/6, Ashok Vihar Phase 2,
New Delhi India (110052)
Ph. +91 (11) 2744-4512
Vegan-friendly, Indian, Chinese, Thai
Price Range: Moderate

Punjabi Pind Da Dhaba
Opulent Mall ,GT Road,
Ghaziabad (Near Delhi) India
Ph. 09310404400
Lacto, Indian, Take-out
Price Range: Moderate
Pure vegetarian restaurant serving Punjabi cuisine. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Open Mon-Sun 11am-11pm.

Club Road, Punjabi Bagh,
Delhi, India
Rajouri Garden(Near Metro Station), Delhi
Serves sweets, snacks, and pure vegetarian north Indian and south Indian food.