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.
Ellora's Melting Moments
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
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
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
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