Pune is a sparkling city and offers a wide range of cuisines and countless options for food. However the most colourful and vibrant is the local cuisine and the city's specialities. These include Misal Paav, Bhel Puri, Pav Bhaji, Pithla Bhakri, Vada Paav, Poha, Dabeli and Puran Poli. These items are extremely popular and most have their flavors and fragrances filling the streets of the city as they are staple street food items. Do try Mastani, a rich milkshake garnished with dry fruits, one of the most delicious savouries of the town.

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Local dishes of Pune
Local dishes of Pune

Restaurants in Pune

Kayani Bakery

Bakery, Cafe

INR 100 for two

A very popular and well known bakery of the city, one can find some innovative, unconventional, yet delicious cakes like mawa chocolate cake here. The taste of the pastries will leave you wanting more.

6, Opposite Victory Theatre, East Street, Camp, Pune, India

The Place: Touche the Sizzler

Continental, North-Indian, Seafood

11 AM to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 10:45 PM

INR 1200 For Two for two

A very old and famous sizzler point in Pune, it offers some truly amazing fare. Creme Caramel, Chicken Steak With Barbeque Style Sauce, Paneer Cafreal, Chicken Oriental, Chicken Piri Piri Shashlik, Plat Grimaldi are some of the dishes one should try if you visit The Place- Touch The Sizzlers.

7, Clover Centre, Moledina Road, Camp Area, Pune, India


South-Indian, Snacks, Snacks

7 AM to 11 PM

INR 500 For Two for two

One of the popular restaurants in Pune, Vaishali is a great joint for a family dine out. A pocket friendly place, it serves some really lip-smacking dishes like Cheese tomato onion uttappa and some other great South Indian delicacies. Fast food along with street food is also available here.

1218/1, FC Road, Pune, India


Continental, Asian, North-Indian, Mexican

12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11:30 PM

INR 1800 For Two for two

For a fancy family dinner, Flags is a well known restaurant in town. Mexican Bean Soup, Vegetable Pot Pie, Khowsuey, Spiced Chicken Fingers Creole Style are some of the best dishes offered by this multi-cuisine restaurant.

G 2, Metropole, Near Inox Multiplex, Bund Garden Road, PuneIndia


Italian, Cafe

8 AM to 11:30 PM

INR 1400 For Two for two

Located on the lawns of Sunderban Hotel and sharing a wall with Osho's retreat, Dario's is one of the most serene and pleasant cafes in the city. The bistro serves authentic Italian cuisine along with a yummy selection of homemade penne, gnocchi and spaghetti. A nice cafe to hangout with family and friends.

Sundarban Hotel, Lane 1, Off North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune, India

Malaka Spice


11 PM to 11:30 PM

INR 2000 For Two for two

A perfect combination of taste and ambiance, Malaka Spice is an elegant restaurant, fit for a romantic dinner date. It offers some really good South East Asian food. There are a variety of seafood dishes as well, such as the grilled kingfish in banana leaves and the burnt garlic and shrimp rice.

Lane 5, Oxford Properties, Off North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune, India

Places to Visit In Pune