Food of Pune

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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Here are the top 14 restaurants in Pune:

1. Flags

G 2, Metropole, Near Inox Multiplex, Bund Garden Road, PuneIndia 
Continental, Asian, North-Indian, Mexican
12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11:30 PM
INR 1800 For Two

2. The Place - Touche The Sizzler

Shop 7, Clover Centre, Moledina Road, Camp Area, Pune 
Continental, North Indian, Seafood
11:30 AM to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 10:30 PM

In service since 1971, The Place serves the best sizzlers in town. Providing 46 options to choose from, anyone is spolied for choice. It's quite a nostalgic experience as you sit in this wooden decor and go through earlier photographs on the wall.

3. Coffee House

A purely vegetarian diner, Coffee House in Pune offers North Indian, South Indian, Chinese choices in its menu along with famous filter coffee. The restaurant is neat and tidy with simple booths to take your meal.

4. Vaishali

1218/1, FC Road, Pune, India 
South-Indian, Snacks, Snacks
7 AM to 11 PM
INR 500 For Two

5. Dario?s

Sundarban Hotel, Lane 1, Off North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune, India 
Italian, Cafe
8 AM to 11:30 PM
INR 1400 For Two

A small of Scilian culture, Dario Dezio moved to India to run an Italian restaurant with home-cooked meals to retain their authentic touch. Order anything from pizzas, dips, salads, pastas, pastries and enjoy it in an elegant, laid-back setting.

6. Malaka Spice

Lane 5, Oxford Properties, Off North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune, India 
11 PM to 11:30 PM
INR 2000 For Two

7. Savya Rasa

Flat 2, Survey 479 & 480, Gera Serenity, North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune 
South Indian, Mangalorean, Kerala, Chettinad
12noon ? 3pm, 7pm ? 11pm (Mon-Thu),12noon ? 3:30pm, 7pm ? 11pm (Fri-Sun)

Bringing all the seven cuisines from South India to their customers, Savya Rasa is known for its preservance of authentic local recipes tramsofrmed for a fine dining experience.

8. Le Plaisir

Survey 759/125, Rajkamal, Opposite Kelkar Eye Hospital, Prabhat Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune 
European, Italian, Continental
9am ? 11pm (Mon-Sun)

An upscale cafe in Pune's west, Le Plaisir offers European, Italian and Continental dishes to choose from. Siddarth Magadik, chef trained from Sydney, keeps it simple yet experimental with his artfully pressented fusions.

9. German Bakery

291, North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune 
German, Italian, Cafe, Beverages
8 AM to 12 Midnight

Boasting of quaint and quirky decor, the German Bakery has several outlets in town that serve amazing Italian and German cuisines. Not just this, they also have dishes made in the Iranian, Parsi, Japanese and Chinese style. And trying any one of more of these dishes is surely going to leave you in a food coma. They have an elaborate section dedicated only to differently styled egg dishes. Also, do not forget to try their mouth watering desserts before you leave.

10. Prem?s

An airy outdoor seating with shaded canopies, Prem's offers a languid and relaxed ambience to enjoy anything from their perfect menu. A choice of delicious breakfast options: salads, eggs, pancakes, etc. along with tasty Indian starters, one can enjoy a full meal including draught beers.

11. Mayur

7, Sushil Ganga Apartments, Samarth Path, Karve Nagar, Pune 
Street Food, North Indian, Chinese, Beverages
6 PM to 11 PM

A Thali special eatery, Mayur famously serves spicy Gujarati thalis. Even unlimited thali are available here that you can round up with special lassis and juices.

12. Kayani Bakery

6, Dr Coyaji Road, Hulshur, Camp, East Street, Pune 
7:30 AM to 1 PM, 3:30 PM to 8 PM (Mon-Sat), Sun Closed

13. Arthur's Theme

Serving authentic European cuisine since 1997 by a Sikh family, Arthur's Theme offers a wide-rangling items ranging from turkey, duck, beef, chicken, salads and soups. Slightly expensive, this restaurant has 2 branches in Pune and 1 in Goa.

14. Maratha Samrat

A Maharashtrian special, Maratha Samrat brings to you cuisines from Kolhapuri and Konakani. It is famous for its seafood, thalis, biryani, fry-ups and kulfi. Situated in three localities in Pune, regional Marathi music can also be expected during meals here.

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