Food of Andaman & Nicobar Islands

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The cuisine Of Andaman is like the island itself-tropical, exotic and refreshing. The sea that is all around has a defining effect on the island's culture, livelihood and cuisine. There is little here, in which you will not find traces of the sea. The food here, hence, is dominated by seafood preparations and you don't want to miss the fish delicacies here. Other than seafood too, the staple diet is essentially non-vegetarian.
However, as the island is becoming an increasingly popular tourist spot, the resorts and other eating places will give you options of Indian, Chinese and a few more cuisines.
Also, the fruits here are popular and refreshing. You can find Mangoes, Bananas, Pineapples, Guava and more. One can also sip in the truly refreshing and tropical coconut water here.

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Local dishes of Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Local dishes of Andaman & Nicobar Islands

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Restaurants in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Chand Restaurant

Indian

6 AM - 10:30 PM

INR 100-400 for two

One can find an amazing blend of local and international fare at this quaint little place.

Main Bazaar, Neil Island, Andaman, India

Blue Sea

Seafood

6:00AM-11:PM

INR 200 for two

The finger-licking good food and nearness to the beach makes this place a must visit for all tourists.

Beach 3, Neil Island, Andaman, India

Fat Martin's

Indian

7.30 AM - 8 PM

INR 120 for two

A hygienic, pleasant, open air shack, which is particularly famous for it's innovative dosas.

Towards Kala Pathar Road, Havelock Island, India

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Indian

INR 200 for two

Try the BBQ seafood dishes and schnitzels at this place.

Beach 5, Havelock Island, Andaman, India

Gagan Restaurant

Indian

7AM-10PM

INR 60 for two

If you're looking for some reasonably priced yet great tasting food, you've come to the right place. Serving some really good seafood and other non-vegetarian dishes, this place will leave your taste buds satisfied.

Near Clock tower, Aberdeen Bazaar, Port Blair, South Andaman Island - 744101, India

Bayview

Multi-cuisine

11AM-11PM

INR 220-1000 for two

Located right on the beach, this restaurant is popular amongst the tourists more for its location than the food. But that doesn't mean that the food here isn't good. Grab some chilled beer to go with your seafood, and you're good to go!

Hotel Sinclairs Bay View, Corbyns Cove Rd, South Point, Port Blair, South Andaman Island - 744106, India

New Lighthouse Restaurant

Seafood

10 AM - 10 PM

INR 160-800 for two

Though this place doesn't really rank well when it comes to ambience, but if you're looking for some well cooked lobsters or crab, drop by this favored-by-the-locals place.

City Center, Port Blair, Andaman Island - 744101, India

Welcome Restaurant

Indian

7:30 AM - 9:30 PM

INR 100 for two

Do not get fooled by the small size of this place. It has some truly amazing dishes such as Prawn Curry and other seafood curries on its menu.

Market Square, Havelock Island, India

Barefoot Bar & Restaurant

Italian

11 AM - 3:30 PM & 6-9PM

INR 400-1800 for two

This place proudly boasts of being the best pizzeria in Havelock, and it sure does live up to its name. Favorite place for the tourists to wait for the ferry, it's a bit crowded at times. But the food and drinks, coupled with the general ambience, makes it a place worth visiting.

SH 4 Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211

Lighthouse Residency

Seafood

11 AM - 11 PM

INR 160-1600 for two

The sea food is worth trying at the Lighthouse Residency, especially the snapper and crabs. The vegetarian food is something you might want to avoid here.

11, M.G. Road, Abderdeen Bazaar, Port Blair, Andaman Island - 744101, India

Rony's

Indian

7AM-11PM

INR 220-250 for two

A small-scale, inexpensive, family run place. It offers some local seafood curries and dishes.

Beach 5 Havelock Island India

New India Cafe

Multi-cuisine

INR 60 for two

A traditional Indian restaurant which serves the usual North Indian and South Indian dishes.

MA Road, Port Blair - 744101, India

Adi Bengali Hotel

Bengali

INR 60 for two

Adi Bengali Hotel is the place to be if you're looking for some mouth watering, traditional, Bengali cuisine. It's heaven for non-vegetarians, especially seafood lovers, as one can find a wide array of fish curries here.

MA Road, Port Blair - 744101, India

Ha-O

Indian, Chinese

INR 120-280 for two

A part of the Sun Sea Resort, this restaurant is known for it's Tandoori and rich, North Indian food at decent prices.

Sun Sea Resort, Port Blair, South Andaman Island, India

Excel Restaurant

Multi-cuisine

7 AM - 11 PM

INR 200 for two

You'll have to look a bit for this place as it's not easily visible from the road. Once you reach this rooftop restaurant, be prepared for an amazing experience altogether. It offers some really good food and drinks, and is a great place to socialize with fellow travelers.

R P Road, Dignabad, Port Blair, South Andaman Island - 744101, India

Moonshine

Multi-cuisine

INR 180-500 for two

This tiny place serves very homely food, which includes homemade pastas and delicious fish thalis. Add some chilled beer to it, and you're in for a great time.

Laxmanpur Beach Road, Neil Island, India

Anju-coco Resto

Indian

8 AM - 10:30 PM

INR 240-500 for two

Quite popular among the locals and tourists, this joint serves a wide variety of dishes. The breakfast here is a must try and so it the Barbecued Fish.

East Side of the main road, Between Beach no 3 and 5, Havelock Island - 744204, India

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