One will find instances of Tamil, Andhra and Hyderabadi cuisines on the town's platter, giving the visitors a flattering number of choices for food. However, Tirupati, being a site of much religious significance, offers only vegetarian food. One can find garnishing and distinct flavors of Peppers, Cinnamon, Chili, Peanuts, Oil, Tamarind and coconut in the preparations here.
The popular items of Tirupati are Sweet Rice, Dosas, Rava Khichdi, Tomato Rice, Lemon Rice as well as sweets like Halwa, Payassam, Sheermal, Ladoo, Kaja and lots more. The town is also known for a number of refreshing beverages such as Badam Milk, Masala Paal, Mango Lassi

Photos of Famous Food in Tirupati

Local dishes of Tirupati
Local dishes of Tirupati

Restaurants in Tirupati

Rainbow at Fortune Select Grand Ridge

North-Indian, South-Indian


INR 1500-2000 For Two for two

The pure vegetarian food that is served here, is done so keeping the visitors of the temple in mind. Visit here after a trip to the Tirumula temple and you will have a good time. The food is delicious. The menu focuses on Indian dishes, but there are a few Continental dishes as well.

Shilparamam, Tiruchanoor Road, Tirupati 517501, India


Asian, Mughlai


INR 200-250 For Two for two

An in-house restaurant that offers Chinese, Mughlai and Thai dishes. It is a decent place to dine out with family. Its proximity to the bus station gets it more travelers. The food is very tasty. The Thali is a must have.

No. 209, TP Area, Opp. Bus Stand, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh 517501

Andhra Spice

Chinese, Indian


INR 100-150 For Two for two

Located very near to the Bus Stand, Andhra Spice is a very reasonable and quality restaurant, serving both vegetarian and non-vegetarian fare. Do try their Chicken Mughlai Biryani and Chili Chicken.

(Near Central Bus Stand) Tirupati, Tirupati, India

Hyderabad House

Asian, Indian


INR 300-350 for two for two

A real delight for meat lovers, Hyderabad house serves some of the best Mughlai dishes.

Yalamuri Complex, Tuda Road, Besides Vasan Eye Care, Tirupati 517501, India

Idli Factory



INR 150 For Two for two

Idli Factory, located on the main road, is a pocket friendly restaurant that serves authentic South Indian dishes. For coffee lovers, we'd surely recommend this place. Other delightful dishes on the menu are Khara Bhaath, Idli and Kesari Bhaath. The place might be small, but the food is quite inviting.

G. Car Street, Tirupati, Tirupati 517501, India

The Saptagiri Woodland



INR 300 For Two for two

Centrally located, The Saptagiri Woodland is an authentic South Indian restaurant. It does not charge heavily from the customers but does not compromise with food quality either.

The Saptagiri Woodlands Restaurant, Near Saptagiri Guesthouse, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, 517101, India

Places to Visit In Tirupati