Local Food and Cuisine of Vadodara

Vadodara has a large range of restaurants serving typical Gujarati thalis and also other cuisines, which means that the tourists do not have limited options in terms of food. Though there are more vegetarian restaurants in this city than there are non vegetarian. But the Gujrati cuisine offers a lot of variety in food and with so much variety in eating vegetarian food, the famous Indian British cookbook writer Madhur Jaffrey has termed Gujarati cuisine as "the haute cuisine of vegetarianism" in one of her TV serials about Indian food.

Local dishes of Vadodara
Local dishes of Vadodara


Restaurants in Vadodara

Kansaar

Gujarati

11 AM to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 10:30 PM

INR 500 For Two

The thali here was excellent. Along with a very clean and hygienic environment, and prompt service, this restaurant has it all.

101, Unique Trade Centre, Sayajigunj, Vadodara, India

Rajputana

North-Indian, Chinese, Snacks

11 AM to 3 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM

INR 800 For Two

Conveniently located near the Railway Station, this place is a good stop over point where you can fill up on some really delicious Gujarati and Rajasthani food. The staff is quite friendly and the prices really cheap.

Dhanvantri Complex, Near Sardar Patel Statue, Sayajigunj, Vadodara, India

Mandap

Gujarati

12:30 PM to 2:45 PM, 7:30 PM to 10:45 PM

INR 600 For Two

Pure and authentic Gujarati food is what Mandap is famous for. Vegetarians can go absolutely crazy at this place choosing from a wide variety of dishes. The cleanliness of the restaurant and quick service only adds on to the customer's delight.

Hotel Express Towers, R.C. Dutt Road, Alkapuri, Vadodara, India

Pizza Meo

Italian

11:30 AM to 11 PM

INR 400 For Two

Small and cozy, this place can actually go unnoticed if you're not aware about its existence. Located right next to Kalyan Cafe, it is known for having the best Italian food in town. Start off your meal with their Garlic Bread and soup, move on to their fine Pizzas and then dig into their thick, rich, pastas. Everything is well prepared and the best thing about this place is that every dish, including the pizza base and the herbs, are freshly prepared. A meal at Meso will leave you satisfied, for sure.

Kalyan Hotel, Sayajigunj, Fathegunj Main Road, Vadodara, India

Kalyan

North-Indian, Chinese

11 AM to 2:45 PM, 7:30 PM to 11:30 PM

INR 700 For Two

The Mughlai is very famous here. The brightly lit tables make it difficult for you to notice the beautiful looking dishes when they are served. In all aspects, this is one of the better family restaurants in Vadodara.

Near Sardar Patel Statue, Sayajigunj, Vadodara, India

Spice Valley Multicuisine Restaurant

North-Indian

10 AM to 11 PM

INR 600 For Two

This is one of the top restaurants in Burhanpur, which provides a multicuisine platter for its customers. Everything ranging from Indian to Chinese is well prepared. But the service is a bit slow.

Prushti Complex, Near Akshar Chowk Jay Prakash Narayan Road, Akota, Vadodara, India

TGB

North-Indian, Continental

11 AM to 3 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM

INR 800 For Two

As per the reviews that we got for this place, this is one of those vegetarian places which even hardecore non-vegetarians do not wish to give a miss. This restaurant breaks the much believed myth that a vegetarians cannot experience an exotic and sumptuous Western meal. This place does enough justice to its name, and indeed provides world class vegetarian International delicacies. It has an absolutely enchanting ambience, state-of-the-art infrastructure and the Wild Verona pizzas are a must try. A little too heavy on the pockets though.

Galleria Mall, Near Sayajirao Town Hall, Akota, Vadodara, India

Delhi Express

North-Indian

11 AM to 11 PM

INR 600 For Two

Yet another restaurant that offers you vegetarian food with a good blend of cuisines ranging from Chinese to North Indian. The staff is very courteous, making it a pleasurable experience for you.

101, Blanca Complex, Next to HSBC Bank, Haribhakti Extension, Old Padra Road, Diwalipura, Vadodara, India

The Rajputana Restaurant

North-Indian, Chinese, Snacks

11 AM to 3 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM

INR 800 For Two

A very homely feel has been given to the interiors of this place. The restaurant specializes in Chinese and Punjabi cuisines. A drawback though might be the absence of non-vegetarian food from the menu, but the restaurant covers up for it by providing a good ambience and value for money. The facility of candle-light dinners is also available.

Dhanvantri Complex, Near Sardar Patel Statue, Sayajigunj, Vadodara, India

Barbeque Nation

North-Indian, Chinese, Mediterranean

12:30 PM to 3:30 PM, 6:30 PM to 11 PM

INR 1600 For Two

One of the most successful casual dining restaurant chains in India, Barbeque Nation also known as BBQ Nation does not disappoint in its Vadodara outlet. The entire cuisine is a fine blend of American, Mediterranean, Oriental and Indian. They provide a live grill on the table and were supposedly the first ones to start this unique facility. The availability of alcohol comes as a huge surprise given the fact that Gujarat is a dry state. Overall, this outlet lives up to its name and provides some mouth-watering delicacies and a great ambience. The must try's are Mango Mustard Fish and Cajun Spiced Potato.

3rd Floor, Shreem Shalini Mall, R.C. Dutt Road, Alkapuri, Vadodara

Kebabs N Biryanis

North-Indian

11AM-11PM

INR 500 For Two

This has got to be the haven that non-vegetarian foodies were in search of. Exquisite Mughlai, Chinese and Punjabi delicacies on offer. The ambience is quite trendy as live music is provided in this restaurant. The Biryani is a must try.

B-23/24 Monalisa Complex, Nr Mega More Store, Manjalpur, Vadodara - 390011

Masala 360

North-Indian, Snacks, Chinese

10 AM to 3 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM

INR 700 For Two

The interiors of this restaurant are very plush and the food provided here is only restricted to vegetarian dishes.Offering a very comfortable seating arrangement in the form of couches, this place has an unmatched ambience. You should give this place a try.

D-Mart, Waghodia Road, Nizampura, Vadodara, India

Tadka Twist

North-Indian, Chinese, Snacks

11 AM to 3 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM

INR 700 For Two

Tadka Twist has all the elements to entice you to keep coming here again and again. A casual ambience coupled with lip-smacking delicacies, customers of this restaurant savor the delicious Biryani served here.

Hotel Royal, Sampat Rao Colony, Alkapuri, Vadodara, India