Food of Mangalore

Mangalore is famous for its Udupi style dishes and ice creams along with the staple seafood preparations. Visitors must try out the Neer Dosa, Mangalorean fish curry, Cashew Upkari, Rasam, Kane (Lady Fish), Ole Bella (Palm Jaggery), export quality cashews and coffee in Mangalore. Also do try the sweet indulges like Mangalorean Parfait Ice-cream, Halwa available in three flavours and a number of fruit juices and delicacies.
Mangalore also houses hints of Catholic cuisine with influences from Mangalorean, Goan and Portuguese food styles. Do not miss this side of the platter with relishes like fried fish, Fried Roe Curry, Pork Roast, Pathal Bakri, and more.

Here are the top 8 restaurants in Mangalore:

Pallkhi

INR 750 For Two
12 Noon to 3 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
3rd Floor, Tej Tower, KMC Mercara Trunk Road, Hampankatta, Mangalore, India
Pallkhi
Pallkhi is a popular family restaurant, known mainly for its excellent seafood curries and dishes.

Gajalee

INR 750 For Two
11 AM to 3 PM, 6 PM to 11 PM
Circuit House Compound, Opposite Kadri Police Station, Kadri, Mangalore - 575008, India
Gajalee
Both outdoor and indoor seating options are available at this favored-by-locals place. The seafood here is widely acclaimed to be the best in town.

Cochin Bakery

INR 150 For Two
9.30 AM - 9 PM, Mon-Sat
CeeBees Tower, Old Pump Well Road, Kankanady Bypass Road, Mangalore, India
Cochin Bakery
A normal bakery selling the usual cakes, pastries and snacks.

Bharath Mall

INR 750 For Two
11 AM to 11 PM
Ground Floor, Bharath Mall, Lalbagh, Mangalore, India
Bharath Mall
Bharath Mall has some of the popular food chain joints such as Pizza Hut and Cafe Coffee Day.

Janatha Deluxe

INR 700 For Two
7 AM to 3:30 PM, 4:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Sham Plaza, KS Rao Road, Near City Center Mall, Balmatta, Mangalore - 575001, India
Janatha Deluxe
Always crowded with patrons, this restaurant serves some lip smacking North and South Indian preparations. The local Mangalorean food is something which everyone should try when here. Pocket friendly too.

Lalith Bar & Restaurant

INR 600 For Two
11 AM to 11 PM
Silva Cross Road, Opposite Fatima Retreat House, Kankanady, Mangalore, India
Lalith Bar & Restaurant
Don't go by the appearance and decor of this place. Focus on the taste of the food as it'll really blow your mind. One can order from the menu, or go for the day's special seafood.

Naivedyam

INR 200 For Two
9 AM to 12 AM
Hotel Mangalore International, KS Rao Road, Mangalore, India
Naivedyam
Probably the best place in town to savor some vegetarian delicacies. It also has an interesting range of tandoori dishes.

Kadal

INR 400-500 For Two
11.30 AM - 3.30 PM & 6.30 - 11 PM
Lighthouse Hill Road, Nalapad Residency Hotel, Mangalore, India
Kadal
This high rise restaurant with its elegant decor and ambience provides really nice views of the surrounding areas. The Spicy Chicken Uruval and the Prawn Ghee Roast are highly recommended.

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