Thanjevur provides a decent variety in food with a range of eateries to flatter you appetite. A typical meal consists of Rice, Sambhar(Curry), two types of vegetables, curd and a pickle. as well as Dosas, idilis, Upma, Parota, Sambhar, Rasam, Pongal, Paysam, Kesari, Sweet pongal.

Photos of Famous Food in Thanjavur

Local dishes of Thanjavur
Local dishes of Thanjavur

Restaurants in Thanjavur


Indian, Mughlai


INR 300-350 for two for two

At the heart of South India, find Sathars which offers rich and authentic Mughlai dishes. The delicious rich gravies, kebabs and Biryani leave an everlasting impression on your taste buds.

No 167, Gandhiji Road, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613001




INR 150-200 for two for two

Marutham is a great place to enjoy food from a wide range of available options. A very relaxing place to dine out with family and friends in Tanjore.

No 2889, Srinivasam Pillai Road, Thanjavur HO, Thanjavur - 613001, Inside Oriental Towers

Nandhis Homely restaurant



INR 350-400 For two for two

A traditional South Indian restaurant, Nandhi's is a popular family restaurant which serves the real taste of rural Tamil.

G D Complex 1st Floor, Thanjavur HO, Thanjavur - 613001, Near MVK Hospital

Sree Aariya Bhawan



INR 100-120 for two for two

Enjoy mouth watering and lip smacking South Indian delicacies in a traditional Banana leaf at 'not so expensive' rates. With a simple ambience, this one celebrates pure and authentic flavors of the local cuisine.

32/6, 1st Main Road, Opposite Axis Bank, Nanganallur, Chennai

Sri Venkateswara Lodge Restaurant



INR 300-350 for two for two

Located near the Bus stand, Sri Venkateshwar offers pure vegetarian Indian food at very economical prices. It's a pit stop for the pilgrims visting the nearby temples or going on sight-seeing trips.

No 60, Near Bus Stand, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, 612001, India

Places to Visit In Thanjavur