Food of Auroville

There are tons and tons of restaurants and cafes in this place. It has a lot of plush restaurants, not in terms of the prices they charge but in terms of the cuisines that they have on offer. This is kept in mind to cater to the large number of foreign tourists that Auroville gets each year. The most popular restaurants are The Solar Kitchen and La Terrace. One can find all sorts of cuisines out here ranging from exquisite Italian to traditional South Indian dishes. Auroville is truly a foodie's heaven.

Here are the top 10 restaurants in Auroville:

Tanto Pizzeria

INR 800
9AM-5:30PM
Main Road, Near Iyyanar Koil Kullapalyam, Auroville, Puducherry
Tanto Pizzeria
It has to be the most popular restaurants along the Main Road (between Kuilapalayam and Certitude Corner). They serve some absolutely mouth watering Italian pizzas.

Auroville Bakery

INR 200
7:00AM- 5:30PM
Douceur Kuilapalayam Main Road Kuilapalayam, Auroville Puducherry, 605101
Auroville Bakery
A simple place to enjoy a small snack meal. With some delicious omelets and drinks on the menu, experiment your taste buds at this bakery. The aroma of baked products add to the pleasant experience.

Frites Corner

INR 400
12PM- 4PM & 6PM-10PM
Kuilapalyam, Opposite To Happy Food, Auroville, Puducherry
Frites Corner
A Cafe with a warm ambience, this place has a good variety of food for a small brunch on a lovely morning. Try the Nutella Crepe, Mushroom Crepe and Chicken Sandwiches when here.

Ihasa Tibetan Restaurant

INR 400-500
12:30PM-9PM
Main Road, Auroville Centre, Kottakuppam Villianur 605104 India
Ihasa Tibetan Restaurant
Situated on the main road into Auroville center, this place may look a bit shabby from the outside but don't get deceived by that because the interiors are quite spacious and the restaurant provides good food. The Momos and Thukpa are some good bites available in the menu.

La Terrace

INR 160-350
Fri-Wed 9 AM-9 PM. Lunch 12 to 3 PM. Dinner 6 to 9 PM.
South Boulevard Duppuypet Puducherry, 605001
La Terrace
Situated right above The Solar Kitchen, La Terrace is a tad bit costlier. It provides coffees, salads, sandwiches and international dishes to also cater to the foreigners. Non-vegetarian food is available in this eatery. The must try here is the delicious Mushroom Pasta with Egg.

Naturellement Garden

INR 300
9AM-5PM
Near the Chamber, Auroville 605101, India
Naturellement Garden
If you're in search of amazing home cooked food, this is the place to be. Though a little hard on the pockets, this place won't disappoint.

New Creation Corner

INR 400
Akkasamy Madan Street, Auroville Main Road, Puducherry H O, Auroville, Pondicherry
New Creation Corner
Situated on the main round from the beach to Matrimandir, this place offers some great vegetarian dishes and crepes.

Paradise Pizza

INR 800
Main Old Auroville Road, Kuilapalayam
Paradise Pizza
A place meant for all pizza enthusiasts. The pizzas are cooked in a clay oven and taste absolutely delicious. They have certain specials on the menu that are worth a definite try.

The Greek Cafe

INR 750
9AM- 10PM
Kuilpalyam, Auroville Main Road, Auroville, Puducherry
The Greek Cafe
The Pasta and Belgium Waffles are a must try, when at The Greek Cafe . The specialty of the place lies in its earthiness and warmth. One can enjoy some games while waiting for the food.

The Solar Kitchen

12:15-1:15PM & 6-7:30PM
Crown Rd, Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu 605101
The Solar Kitchen
The Solar Kitchen is Auroville's most popular lunchtime restaurant, given the fact that everyone pays the same price - no matter how much one actually eats. The food prepared is absolutely delicious, and will make you want to come back for more. It's also a good place to interact with locals and get to know more about the city.

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