Fresh Vellayappams are the most popular item in Thrissur along with other Kerala delicacies that can be found in the numerous shacks dotting the small lane near Dolors Basillica. Other than this snacks like Achappam, Idiyappams and Kuzhalappam are widespread in the area.
All this stands out in the town, while the essentials like Dosa, Idli, Uppama, Poori and more are easily available. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian preparations are available in the town and can be enjoyed across the numerous eating places available. One might also get to enjoy a unique dash of North Indian cuisine at certain restaurants.

Photos of Famous Food in Thrissur

Local dishes of Thrissur
Local dishes of Thrissur

Restaurants in Thrissur

Pathans Restaurant


6:30 AM - 9:30 PM

INR 100 for two for two

Pathans is a popular breakfast and lunch destination among families. Do try the thalis here.

Hotel Pathans, South Round, Thrissur, India

India Gate


8 AM - 10 PM

INR 200-250 for two for two

Dosas with a twist. That's what India Gate is known for. Go for their creative, unconventional dosas, which include Cheese and Cashew, and Jam stuffing.

Kallianath Royal Square, palace Road, Thrissur, Kerala - 680001, India

Navaratna Restaurant

Indian, Chinese

Noon - 9:30 PM

INR 200-250 For Two for two

With a dark, classy and peaceful ambience, Navaratna is easily one of the finer dining options in Thrissur. It serves a number of vegetarian and non-vegetarian North Indian preparations. They also have some Chinese and local, Keralite delicacies on the menu.

Swaraj Round West, Marar Road Area, Thrissur, Kerala, India

New Ambady Restaurant


8 AM - 9 PM

INR 50-100 for two for two

A small scale, local eatery, which offers good food at cheap prices. It's not easily visible from the street, so you might have to search for it a little bit.

Swaraj Round West, Naikkanal, Thrissur, Kerala, India

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