Food of Gokarna

Since Gokarna is a religious place, the town has a lot of vegetarian- only places. At the same time due to the proximity to the seaside, finding seafood is not at all difficult. Beaches are lined up with small restaurants offering all kinds of exotic cuisines - Mexican, Israeli, English breakfast, Indian etc.
Fresh pineapple juice and Nutella pancakes in the area, are definitely worth a try. You can also find local cuisine of Karnataka and an authentic thali with some of the richest and traditional preparations. Other than this, the favorites of the town include Upma, Prawn Masala, Pomfret, Kingfish as well as some of the most delicious ice-creams to relish.

Here are the top 7 restaurants in Gokarna:

Dolphin View Restaurant

INR 250
Near Half Moon Beach, Gokarna, Uttara Kannada, Karnataka 581326
Dolphin View Restaurant
Among the very few vegetarian restaurants, this place is a delight for the veggie lovers Indian dishes. Try the masala cashew curry along with rice. This restaurant also serves tasty and crispy masala dosas.

Mahalaxmi Restaurant

INR 50-150
Next to Taxi Stand, Mani Bhadra Road581326Gokarna, Karnataka
Mahalaxmi Restaurant
Another popular hang-out place among backpackers, Mahalaxmi restaurant serves delicious banana pancakes along with other breakfast items. The ambience is soothing and one can just chill here for hours. The Indian food served here including the curries are also delicious.

Namaste Cafe

INR 150-300
7AM-11PM
Om Beach Rd,Gokarna,Karnataka 581326
Namaste Cafe
Located at the corner of Om beach, Namaste cafe is famous for numerous dishes, especially the sea food including 'Prawn masala' and 'King fish sizzler'. A great place if you are looking to try out either of Mexican, Israeli or Indian food.

Om Shree Ganesh Restaurant

INR 200-250
7AM-11PM
Near Om Beach
Om Shree Ganesh Restaurant
Among simpler restaurants of Gokarna, Om Shree Ganesh Restaurant serves good North Indian dishes and delicious South Indian snacks.

Pai Restaurant

INR 100-200
6.30AM-9.30PM
Gokarna Kudle Rd,Gokarna, Karnataka,581326
Pai Restaurant
For a great value-for-money meal, go to Pai.

Prema

INR 150-250
10AM-8.30PM
Cart Street, Near Om Beach,Gokarna,Dandebagh,Uttarkannada,Karnataka,581326
Prema
Among the favorites of backpackers here, Prema restaurant offers North Indian, South Indian, Continental, snacks, breakfast items and desserts among several other things. Try their ice-creams, dosas, Biryani and Italian dishes.

Shree Shakti Restaurant

Main Road, Kumta, Care Street, Gokarna
Shree Shakti Restaurant
Over 30 years old now, Shree Shakti Restaurant is famous for its sweetmeats and chilled Lassi.

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