Kanchipuram is where the typical South-Indian food gets all the more interesting and delicious, with the cities own take on the classics to make the state's platter richer and delicious. While here, you cannot miss the popular South-Indian platter with its delicacies like Rasam, Sweet Pongal, Payassam, Sambhar, Idli, Vada, Dosa. Other than these, do try the 'fourteen Idli', a dish with 14 idlis and sambhar as well as a local favorite called Kovil Idlis with dry garnishing of pepper, ginger and cumin.

Photos of Famous Food in Kanchipuram

Local dishes of Kanchipuram
Local dishes of Kanchipuram

Restaurants in Kanchipuram

Adyar Ananda Bhavan

North-Indian, South-Indian


INR 350 for two

Adyar Ananda Bhavan is one of the popular restaurants of Kanchipuram which offers both North Indian and South Indian food. It also has a rather unique take on Pizzas.

68/B,Nellukara Street, Kanchipuram District, Chennai

Sarvana Bhawan



INR 200-500 for two

Saravana Lunch Home offers very delicious and basic Indian fare with authentic Indian spices and flavors. A great place to try the local food.

504, Gandhi Road, Near Indian Overseas Bank, Kanchipuram

Hotel Sakthi Ganpati



INR 100 for two

If you want to relish South Indian fare and sip into the aromatic filtered coffee, Hotel Sakthi is the place to be.

85, East raja Street, Kanchipuram

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