Masala Chowk, Jaipur Overview

Located in Ram Niwas Garden, this open-air food court offers 21 flavours of the Pink City under one roof (or sky). Masala translates to spice and chowk in Hindi means an open area or public square. The wordplay perfectly sums up the meaning of the place – a variety of booths serving authentic Indian street food. Initially, the place was meant to attract tourists, given its proximity to the famous Albert Hall Museum in the area. However, Masala Chowk has become the talk of the town amongst the locals too.

Masala Chowk brings the best Jaipur has to offer in street food and assembles it in one place. The place will leave you spoilt with choice. The fact there is no other such restaurant in competition, Masala Chowk gathers a large crowd. The eateries spread all over the town earlier can now be accessed in one place, packing lip-smacking flavours. A wide range of dishes offered at affordable prices makes Masala Chowk even more exceptional. Food items include Pani Puri, samosas, sandwiches, dosas, chaat, and much more. You name it; they have it.

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Masala Chowk Jaipur Entry Fee

The entry inside the chowk was free of cost until the place crowded up with people who just came for fun and didn't end up purchasing any food. Now, the entry fee is INR 10 per person.

Masala Chowk Timings Jaipur

Every eatery housed here has an opening and closing timing of its own. But generally, the eateries open at 09:00 AM and shut down at 10:00 PM.

Masala Chowk - List of Food Booths

1. Samrat – This eatery is famous for masala tea, jalebi, and 'pyaaz ki kachori.'
2. Rama Krishna Kalkati Chat – The famous Bengali chaat doesn't need an introduction. The chaats here packs a burst of flavours
3. Gopal Singh Patasi Bhandar – One can't ever say no to street side pani puri. Gopal Singh's Patase isn't any exemption. You can find a variety of pani puri flavours at this booth.
4. Shankar Samosa – Hot and spicy samosas with the right kinds of chutneys offered at Shankar Samosa is a snack for any time of the day.
5. Sethani Ka Dhaba – This eatery offers the perfect Rajasthani Thalis consisting of dhaba styled chapatis and sabzis
6. Somilal’s Rawat Misthan Bhandar – The Gulab Sakri is a must try over here. You won't like sharing this one.
7. Indian Ice- Cream Faluda – Ice creams and mouthwatering faludas are a must have in the scorching Jaipur heat.
8. Raman Dosawala – idli, dosa, uttapam, and more. These south Indian delicacies are a treat for your taste buds.
9. Shri Jharkhan Nath Poha And Chat – The toothsome Poha offered here is a breakfast food that can be eaten at any time of the day.
10. Gulab Ji Chai Wale – Gulab Ji's have a wide range of teas, something for everyone's taste buds.
11. Delhi Chaat and Café – This eatery brings the authentic north Indian chaat straight from the capital.
12. Premprakash Samosa – In addition to delicious samosas, this eatery also offers cream rolls, popcorn, and other snacks.
13. Wah! Banna – Dahi bada, Mirchi bada, Loki ka halwa, and more. Wah! Banna knows how to please authentic Indian chaat lovers.
14. Bhagat Misthan Bhandar – Luscious rasgullas, laddus, barfis, and more. Bhagat Mishthan Bhandar covers all thing sweet.
15. Brijwasi Faluda Kesar Kulfi – This eatery has kulfis in every flavour, freshly prepared only for you.
16. Pawana Rajasthani Vyanjan – Masala Bati, Missi Roti, and more. Pawana Rajasthani Vyanjan offers the best of the local cuisine.
17. Jaipuri Chatkara – The best dishes here are chole bhature, aloo tikki, parathas, and more.
18. House On Fire – House on Fire is the place to be at for all nonveg lovers for fiery chicken. Murga Tadka, Murga Curry, and more.
19. Andewalaz – Andewalaz have all egg dishes you can think of, starting from basic omelettes to curries and bhurjis.
20. Ice Cream & Shakes – You need a drink to help you gulp down all the food. Fresh juices, cold drinks, and more can be found here. They also prepare fresh ice cream.
21. Mahaveer Rabri Bhandar – Nothing can beat the luscious rabri of Rajasthan. People with a sweet tooth should pay this booth a visit. You will not be disappointed.

How to Reach Masala Chowk

Locating Masala Chowk is smooth sailing. It is situated in Ram Niwas Garden, 1.5 km away from the famous Albert Hall Museum and 2 km from Johri Bazar. You can take a taxi or choose to walk the distance. You can also take a bus to Maharaja College Bus Station and then walk towards Masala Chowk.

Avoid taking your car on weekends as the place tends to get very crowded, with no parking space available. The designated parking lot for Masala Chowk can fit only up to 20 cars. If you don't find a spot at the Chowk, you will have to park your vehicle at Ramniwas Bagh's underground parking facility.

Nearby Attractions

The oldest (and top-rated) museum of Rajasthan, Albert Hall Museum is located only 1.5 km away. There is also a park area adjacent to Masala Chowk. Jaipur Development Authority plans to host several entertainment programs open for the public in the area.

Masala Chowk is a one of a kind, open-roofed eatery perfect for food enthusiasts looking for a variety of flavours all at one place.

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