20 Places for Street Food in Bangalore: For all the foodies!
Bangalore – An Epicure’s Paradise. Take a walk during the night through the 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 to keep you company is an experience like no other.
Here is a list of some of the places for the best street food in Bangalore.
1. Food Street Bangalore, V V Puram
From the hot and spicy Masala Dosa to the sweet and sublime Dal Holige drenched in pure ghee, there is everything on this Food Street in Bangalore 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 street food joints in Bangalore for having sandwiches and tasty chats. 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 or Puchka or whatever you call it, this joint gives you every reason to love every name and the essence in its taste. And street food in Bangalore is incomplete without it. 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, Bangalore
Located at the ground floor of the Sri Shiva Sai Complex in Indiranagar, this is one of the best street food places in Bangalore to have delicious and crunchy rolls and grills. Both vegetarian and non–vegetarian street foods are served here and the prices are extremely reasonable. Some of the famous items served are Mixed Vegetable Tikka Roll, paneer mushroom, baby corn 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 flavour 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. And 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 prices here are relatively high compared to other street food places in Bangalore, 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 into 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 street food in Bangalore. 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 street food in 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 one of the best street food in Bangalore.
13. Shahi Darbar – Yeshwanthpur
Located very next to the M S Ramaiah ground in Mattikere - Yeshawanthpur, this chat stall offers yummy and extra delicious rolls which are quite low priced and absolutely delightful. This street food 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
This food stall at Jeevanabheema Nagar serves one of the best spicy street 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, aloo paratha and gobi chilli.
15. Mosque Road
The holy month of Ramzan surely does beef up the city! Mosque road has been known since ages for its mouthwatering and hypnotizing smells and heavy meat indulging dishes. Some of these dishes are so good that you would want to stand there and just watch how it’s being made. Some of the dishes that are huge recommendations are: mutton kheema, mutton/chicken/beef sheek kebabs (these are basically made using the barbeque style but with a Ramadan twist), Patthar Ghost (mutton roasted and fried over a stone slab), haleem of course, biryani, and desserts to satisfy all possible taste buds.
16. RR’s Blue Mount and Bombay Sandwich - Vasanthnagar
The lane bang opposite to Mount Carmel College colloquially known as the “loafer’s lane”, is the favourite and sadly only hang out and eating spot for the college students. There are many eateries all throughout the street but one such eating plus hangout spot is RR’s, Blue Mount. The man’s name is Raju and he’s the one who almost saves the day. Dishes such as Mexican chat and chicken boat are a must try. Another such well-known street item of the loafer’s lane is the Bombay sandwich, a cycle for a shop and a blockbuster for a sandwich at really affordable and cheap prices. Since it is not a concrete shop, you may not always find him but he is usually spotted on the footpath after 12:00 PM preparing a variety of sandwiches; from capsicum to chocolate, he has it all!
Location: 8th Main Rd, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560051
17. Jayamahal - Shiv Shankar Chats
If you are a chat lover or just would want to munch on some good chat on a rainy Bengaluru evening, and confused as to where you need to go for the best chat, then the Shiv Shankar Chat is the place for you! They serve some of the best masala Puris, dahi puris, bhel puris and many other such chats.
Location: 10th Cross Rd, Jayamahal Extension, Jayamahal, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560046 Timings: 11:00 AM to 10:30 PM
18. Kumara Park, West - Chetty’s Corner
If you are the new gen street food lover, someone who likes twisted potatoes and some masala in your coke, then you must visit Chetty’s corner. This fast food joint started in the year 1997 by two brothers who were never afraid to let their creativity of blending the western and Indian flavor go wild, revolutionized the taste buds of western Kumara Park. They started the “Twistato” (twisted potato) for the first time in Bengaluru which marks a milestone in their creations of street food. Drop in if you want to take your taste buds into a wild new journey!
Timings: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM 5:15 PM to 10:00 PM - On Sundays
19. Kammanahalli and Sahakarnagar - BBQ Bike
One of its kind in the country, two brothers, Arun Varma and Krishna passionate bikers and heartfelt foodies merged the two and began this fantastic initiation that received quite a scream from the Bengalureans. It was started with the intent of reached out to the nation, and guess what! It did! If you spot one of these bikes, do not forget to ravish their delicious barbecue dishes! They have seafood as well. With a little bit of everything, these bikes are sure to earn some Barbe-queues!
20. Malleshwaram: Veena Stores
A south Indian may run tired of south Indian food while in south Indian and would crave for it if they travelled elsewhere and south Indian is definitely a delight for those who visit Bengaluru.If you want to grab some of the city’s best Bisibele baath, idli and vada, khara baath and more, then drop by at Veena stores, a store started as a small condiment store in the year 1977 that grew into a brand by itself over the years and upon popular demand.
Location: 183, Margosa Road, Malleswaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003, India
Timings: 6:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Overall, these are some of the best and handpicked Street Food in 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 food streets of Bangalore and enjoy the tasty and yummy food served and have a nice time there.