Food of Patna

Patna is a land of delectable cuisines most of which are predominantly vegetarian. Litti Chokha is the introduction to the staple diet of the town. It is a savoury wheat and sattu ball dipped in ghee. The ball full of spices and a mix of several flavors, is served with cooked and mashed vegetables.

The regular food consist of seasonal vegetables and pulses, cost of which keep varying depending on their availability. Everyday food regulates around roti, daal, bhaat and sabzi.
In addition to this, local people are extremely fond of mutton, fish and fried chicken dishes. The flavors are inspired from Bengali and North Indian cuisines and are a lip-smacking fusion.

In addition to this, Patna has a special fondness for sweet dishes. Naivedyam is a popular dish made from besan and dry fruits. Other famous sweets are Chandrakala/ Gujjia, Khaja, Kesar Peda, Dal Peda, Malpua, Parwal ki mithai etc.

Local fast food snacks include Chana Ghugni, Samosa, Jhaal Mudi, Choora, Thekua etc. Kalakand is another delicious preparation from condensed milk, which is a must try other than Anarsa. Sattu Pani and Lassi are popular beverages.

Here are the top 10 restaurants in Patna:

Anarkali

INR 800 For Two
12 Noon to 10:30 PM
Dak Bungalow Chauraha, Fraser Road Area, Patna, India
Anarkali
This is a Bar-Restaurant which serves great Chinese food along with chilled alcoholic beverages. The Chilli chicken here is a hot favorite among people.

Takshila

INR 1800 For Two
12 Noon to 10:45 PM
Patna, India
Takshila
Takshila is a good place to enjoy North Indian food, including Mughlai and Afghani dishes along with chilled beer.

Mamta Bar and Restaurant

INR 50-120
Street, cnr Fraser & Dak Bungalow Rds
Mamta Bar and Restaurant
If you want to enjoy some chilled beer along with a few snacks and starters, head to Mamta Bar and restaurant.

Basant Vihar

INR 600 For Two
10:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Maurya Lok Complex, Fraser Road Area, Patna, India
Basant Vihar
Located on Fraser Road, Basant Vihar is a superb place to enjoy South Indian dishes, especially dosas.

Nirula's

INR 80-140
11AM-11PM
Ground Floor, Fazal Imam Commercial Complex, Fraser Road
Nirula's
A brand new eatery brought to town by the popular Delhi fast-food chain, Nirula's does a good job belting out snack treats such as pizzas, sandwiches, burgers, sundaes and shakes. There are a few items on the menu that come with a twist of taste, like the chilli chicken pizza (which is actually quite good!).

Tandoor Hut

INR 70-130
Noon-3PM & 7-11PM
Fraser Road, Old Jakkanpur, Golambar, Patna, Bihar 800001
Tandoor Hut
Tandoor hut is a street-side stand serving delicious kebabs and other tandoor offerings. The chicken tikka and reshmi kebab (tender chicken kebab cooked in the tandoor) are both superb.

Hotel Rajasthan

INR 1600 For Two
11 AM to 3:30 PM, 8 PM to 11 PM
Hotel Maurya, South Gandhi Maidan, Lodipur, Patna, India
Hotel Rajasthan
The name of the restaurant is suggestive of Rajasthani cuisine, but this place is famous for its North Indian cuisine and desserts.

Bollywood Treats

INR 600 For Two
11 AM to 10 PM
Hotel Maurya, South Gandhi Maidan, Lodipur, Patna, India
Bollywood Treats
A good multi-cuisine restaurant, Bollywood Treats offers something for all kinds of foodies. This restaurant is located in Hotel Maurya, near the south end of Gandhi Maidan.

Gokul Restaurant

INR 100
8 AM to 9:30 PM
The Premiere Square Building, East Gandhi Maidan, Golambar, Patna, India
Gokul Restaurant
Located in the Bakerganj area, visit this place to enjoy good North Indian food.

Bellpepper Restaurant

INR 500 For Two
11 AM to 10:30 PM
Opposite A.N College, Boring Road, Sri Krishnapuri, Patna, India
Bellpepper Restaurant
Great place to enjoy Mughal delicacies, especially Murg Tikka Lababdar and Hyderabadi Biryani. But no alcohol is served here.

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