Food of Amritsar

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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Here are the top 11 restaurants in Amritsar:

1. Bharawan Da Dhaba

Near Amritsar Municipal Corporation, Town Hall, Amritsar 
North Indian, South Indian, Fast Food, Chinese, Sandwich, Desserts, Pizza, Continental
7 AM to 12 Midnight (Mon-Sun)

2. Makhan Fish

If you're in search of Amritsari fish, then head to Makhan Fish. Try out their signature fish dishes like fried fish, basked, fish tikkas and sangara fish fry.

3. Neelamaos

Neelam's is a small restaurant located not too far away from the Golden temple. With good food and fine dining experience, this place serves a few multicuisine including south indian dishes at a reasonable price.

4. Guru-Ka-Langar

Atta Mandi, Katra Ahluwalia Amritsar Cantt., Punjab 143006 

5. Crystal Restaurant

Known as one of the classiest places in Amritsar, Crystal restaurant offers the best food and best services. With elegant interiors, they serve Mughlai dishes and quality wines.

6. Gurdas Ram

Katra Ahluwalia, Near Golden Temple, Town Hall, Amritsar 
8 AM to 11 PM (Mon-Sun)

Get your share of finger-licking Jalebi from the Jalebi Wala Gurudas Ram. Crowded during Dussehra and other festivals, this shop near the golden temple is a must-visit if you're in Amritsar.

7. Kesar Da Dhaba

Near Telephone Exchange, Chowk Passian, Shastri Market, NearTown Hall, Amritsar, India 
12:30PM to 11 PM
INR 500

8. Brothers' Dhaba

Golden Temple Out Road, Opposite Amritsar Municipal Corporation, Town Hall, Amritsar, India 
8 AM to 11:30 PM
INR 500

9. Astoria Food Pavilion

SCO 38 Ranjit Avenue B - Block, Ranjit Avenue Amritsar, Punjab 143001 
North-Indian, Italian, Snacks
12noon to 11 PM
INR 1000

10. Yellow Chilli

Sco-108, GRD Towers, District Shopping Center, Ranjeet Avenue B - Block, Ranjit Avenue Amritsar, Punjab 143001 
North-Indian, Chinese, Continental
11 AM to 11:30 PM
INR 1000

11. Kanha Sweets

Shop 1, Opposite Bijli Pehalwan Mandir, Lawrence Road, Lawrence Road, Amritsar 
Mithai, Beverages, Street Food
8 AM to 10 PM (Mon-Sun)

Get the authentic taste of Chole poori at Kahna Sweets, and you'll come back for more. This is also a favourite breakfast place among the locals. Good food and the best service is their highlight.

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