Amritsar houses some of the finest, richest and most finger-licious food in the country. The food here is as popular and essential as any of the other tourist spots in the area. Amritsari Kulcha, Lassi, Amritsari Fish, Chicken Tikka, Tandoori Chicken and a hot Gulab Jamun are some of Amritsar's delectable choices. You might also find spicier versions of food from other areas garnished with a generous helping of Ghee . At the same time, the city which is known for its food, provides countless options and variety for authentic cuisines.
The city is home to the finest restaurants as well as the most colorful Dhabas that will keep you coming back. Other local Punjabi cuisine includes Channa Batura, Chhole Batura, Parathe, Dal Makhani, Rajama Chawal, various varieties of Paneer, Rajma, Sarson Da Saag with Makai ki Roti (Bread made from corn with mustard gravy) and much more. For non-vegetarians, Punjabi cuisine is a delight with various varieties of chicken.

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Restaurants in Amritsar



Guru-ka-langar, an utterly different experience, is a free community dining room. Langar is a feature of Sikh temples, attached with the Gurudwaras. More than 40, 000 pilgrims visit here. Donations are appreciated.

Atta Mandi, Katra Ahluwalia Amritsar Cantt., Punjab 143006

Kesar Da Dhaba


12:30PM to 11 PM

INR 500 for two

Your trip will be incomplete if you visit Amritsar and do not go to Kesar Da Dhaba. This dhaba serves delicious ghee soaked parantha thalis.

Near Telephone Exchange, Chowk Passian, Shastri Market, NearTown Hall, Amritsar, India

Brothers' Dhaba


8 AM to 11:30 PM

INR 500 for two

This famous award winning dhaba has been serving traditional Punjabi food for several decades. Amritsari Naan, Cheese Tomato, Thali, Rajma Chawal and Kheer are some of its specialties. Now has become a multi-cuisine restaurant.

Golden Temple Out Road, Opposite Amritsar Municipal Corporation, Town Hall, Amritsar, India

Bharawan da Dhaba

North-Indian, Snacks

7 AM to 12 Midnight

INR 500 for two

This is one place that should not be missed when visiting Amritsar. Situated very close to Golden Temple, this place is heaven for typical Punjabi dishes like sarson da saag and makki di roti along with other paneer and mushroom dishes.

Hall Bazar Golden Temple Out Rd Town Hall, Katra Ahluwalia Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Astoria Food Pavilion

North-Indian, Italian, Snacks

12noon to 11 PM

INR 1000 for two

One of the few multi-cuisine restaurants near the MK Hotel. The clean ambience and well mannered staff will make your visit pleasant here. From chicken Patiala and veg biryani to poached fish and spinach cannelloni are some mouthwatering dishes you will be offered.

SCO 38 Ranjit Avenue B - Block, Ranjit Avenue Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Yellow Chilli

North-Indian, Chinese, Continental

11 AM to 11:30 PM

INR 1000 for two

Sanjeev Kapoor's delicious delicacies makes a visit to this place totally worth it. With the simple ambience with the soft music in background, Yellow Chilli is a perfect place to dine with family an friends.

Sco-108, GRD Towers, District Shopping Center, Ranjeet Avenue B - Block, Ranjit Avenue Amritsar, Punjab 143001

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