Food of Surat

Surat is a place known for its food. The variety of cuisines here is quite large and are best displayed in Gujarati Thalis. The restaurants in the town are reasonably priced. One can find many inexpensive restaurants that offer filling meals.
Locha, made from gram flour and steamed lentils is an all time favourite dish of the locals. Ghari is a very popular sweet. Other famous food items are Undhiyu Rasaawala Khaman, Surati Khaman (spicy), khakhra, thepla, etc. Surti cuisine is traditionally very spicy. Ponk is a cereal that has been roasted and is available only here in Surat. In Surat, the roadside stalls, called laaris sell a lot of Indian-Chinese food items as well including Dry Manchurian and Chinese Bhel.

Here are the top 11 restaurants in Surat:

1. Jalaram Khichadi

L 17/18, Anmol Complex, Piplod Road, Parle Point, City Light, Surat, India 
Gujarati, North-Indian
12 Noon to 3 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
INR 600 For Two

2. Tan Yu Tofu

A regular stall at the Night Market, Tan Yu Tofu is the central dessert saviour serving a colourful range of tofu desserts and other quick bites.

3. Cafe Piano, Surat

The Grand Bhagwati Hotel, MagdallaCircle, Surat-Dumas Road, Magdalla, Surat, India 
Cafe, Bakery
7 PM to 2 AM
INR 1600 For Two

4. Leonardo Ristorante Italiano

Ground Floor, International Business Centre, Surat-Dumas Road, Piplod, Surat, India 
Italian, Mexican, Continental
12 Noon to 1 AM
INR 1000 For Two

5. Kansar Gujarati Thali

A Wing, President Plaza, Near RTO, Nanpura, Surat, India 
11 AM to 2:30 PM, 7 PM to 10:30 PM
INR 500 For Two

6. Night Market

Among the most sought after flea markets in town, Night Market is also a popular food magnet for its mouth watering street snacks and savouries.

7. Suratthani Vegetarian

Set within a calming atmosphere and Buddha relic, the restaurant serves delicious Thai vegan food. They also have delectable Indian and Asian vegetarian platters.

8. Sweet Kitchen

A simple and cosy eatery, Sweet Kitchen is an affordable restaurant just around the corner. They serve an endearing collection of Asian and Thai dishes alongside local and Indian food.

9. Sunday Market

Besides being a great way to spend a Sunday evening, Sunday Market also avails a delectable spread of street food stalls. However, the food is not always available at the Night Market here.

10. Milano

A locally popular Italian restaurant, Milano presents a range of Italian dishes including wood-fueled brick oven delicacies. They also have a select collection of European cuisines spread across vegetarian and vegan options.

11. Purohit Gujarati Thali

Opposite Surat Railway Station Lal Darwaja Station Road, Umarwada, Surat, India 
11 AM to 3 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
INR 350 For Two

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