Kakinada is a city famous for its traditional Andhra food which comprises mango pickle, mutton, shrimp, fish, chicken and vegetables. If you are visiting Kakinada, there is no way you can miss the most popular delicacy of the city which is actually a sweet dish called Kakinada Kaaja made from maida flour and sugar syrup.
Also make sure to try out the street food mainly bhajis and Pidatha kindha pappu made from onions and roasted rice. The city also offers many restaurants serving both vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian food. Apart from the intriguing name, Kakinada is also famous for Pesarattu, a dosa made from green gram and served with different types of chutneys. A South Indian spin on Pesar (Green Gram) and Attu (Pancakes), this popular breakfast dish is a common street food in Kakinada. Subbaya Hotel is a favourite of locals as well as tourists for traditional homely cooking.

Photos of Famous Food in Kakinada

Local dishes of Kakinada
Local dishes of Kakinada

Restaurants in Kakinada

Subbaiah Hotel


10AM-4:30PM & 6PM-10PM

INR 400 for two

Popular among vegetarians, it has rich Andhra cuisine speaking through each and every dish. Best time to come is during lunch, when you can avoid much of the hustle and bustle. If you are not into spicy food, you might just avoid this place.

Rama Rao Pet, Kakinada, India

Haveli Restaurant


12:3PM- 3:00PM & 7PM-10:30PM

INR 400-800 for two

A soothing atmosphere with options from North Indian cuisine. One can enjoy a good time here.

Anand Theatre Complex, Bhanugudi Junction, Kakinada 533003, India

City View, Paradigm Sarovar Portico


A 3 star multi-cuisine restaurant that also offers a beautiful paranormic view to its guests. They have both Buffet and A la carte options to choose from. You are bound to have a good time in this pleasant restaurant.

Subhash Road, Kakinada - 533001

Kotaiah Sweets

Desserts, snacks


INR 100 for two

This famous sweet shop goes back to the year 1900 and is renowned for its Kakinada Kaaja. One stop at this place and you get a taste of the local sweets made in this area.

28-1-46, Kotaiahs Complex, Ground Floor, Kakinada Main Road, Kakinada-533001

Places to Visit In Kakinada