Though Dehradun offers a number of choices, what one must try while here, is the local cuisine. These include Kandalee ka saag, Gahat ki Daal, Aloo ke Gutke, Nimbu, Kaafli, Gulgula as well as some traditional sweets that one just cannot miss such as Bal Mithai, Arsa, Jhangora ki Kheer and more. Other than the local flavors you can also relish North Indian cuisine, South Indian, Chinese, Italian, Thai, Tibetan and Continental cuisines in Dehradun.

Photos of Famous Food in Dehradun

Local dishes of Dehradun
Local dishes of Dehradun

Restaurants in Dehradun

Ellora's Melting Moments

Bakery, Cafe

8 AM to 10 PM

INR 250 for two

With pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, lassi and sweets galore, Ellora's Melting Moments is the fast food stop for your family. Known as one of Dehradun's most famous bakeries, Ellora is always buzzing. If the wide range of cakes and pastries doesn't impress you, their kathi roll sure will.

29, Rajpur Road, Chukkuwala, Dehradun, India


North-Indian, Rajasthani

10 AM to 11 PM

INR 1000 for two

One of the more popular restaurants of the city, Moti Mahal is frequented for its wide variety of dishes, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian, which span all the way from North Indian to South Indian cuisine. Their Chinese food is also worth mentioning. With a classy ambience and mid-range prices, their chicken biryani is a must try.

7, RajpurRoad, Rajpur, Dehradun, India

Chetan Puriwallah



INR 40-120 for two

Unlimited thalis served on plates made of leaves, delicious puris and sweet gulab jamuns make Chetan Puriwallah one of the best places if you're looking for an authentic local dining experience.

Hanuman Chowk, Paltan Bazaar




INR 700 for two

If a South Indian food lover is in Dehradun, Kumar's is a place he should not miss. The softest of Vadas and idlis are served under the vision of expert chef.

15B, Rajpur Road, Dehradun

Yeti Restaurant

North-Indian, Chinese, Continental

10 AM to 11 PM

INR 650 for two

Located in the middle of the hustle bustle of the famous Rajpur road, Yeti restaurant is great place to walk in and enjoy the authentic Chinese and Thai delicacies. The place is well known for offering tasty tom yum, green curry and stir-fried prawns.

55 A, Near St. Joseph's Academy, Rajpur Road, Chukkuwala, Dehradun, India

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