From the very popular Hyderabadi Biryani to authentic Andhra food to even multi-cuisine dishes, Vijayawada offers to its people and visitors hygienic and flattering food. Indulge in non-vegetarian delicacies with rich, and tangy Mughal flavors or order a vegetarian thali for all the best things of Andhra's cuisine in one platter.
Do not miss local items like Laskora Undalu or Raskora Undalu (coconut laddu), Sunnundallu - Laddu made from with roasted Urad Dal (Minapappu) and Jaggery (Bellam), Nellore Chicken Biriyani, Pachadi - typically made of vegetables, greens and roasted green or red chilies, Pappu Koora (Lentil based dish) boiled vegetables stir-fried with a small amount of half-cooked lentils (dal) and more.
Sree Lakshmi Vilas Modern Cafe
6:30 AM - 10:30 PM
INR 100 For Two for two
The food here is extremely cheap but it's not the best by any means. The black and white decor hardly does justice to the average food served here. Juices and finger snacks are good here.
Katragaddavri Street, Besant Road, 2 Town, Governorpet, Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh - 520002
Minerva Coffee Shop
6:30 AM - 11 PM
INR 300-350 for two for two
Part of a renowned chain of Coffee Shops, Minerva has its own charm and of course, a large fan base. North and South Indian dishes, both form a part of its menu, though one must go for their top-notch dosas.
Governor Pet, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
11 AM - 10.30 PM
INR 200-250 For Two for two
You might have to wait a bit before getting a table at this joint. But once you're seated and have your food ready in front of you, everything else will slip out of your mind. The wonderful array of Kebabs and Biryanis that they offer are highly recommended.
Moghalrajapuram, No. 5 City Bus Route, Near Madhu gardens Bus Stop, Vijaywada, India
Lotus Food City
12.30 PM - 11 PM
INR 350-400 For two for two
One can enjoy a proper meal at Lotus sitting either indoors, or outdoors, where one can get a picturesque view of the Krishna River.
D No. 13-801, Seethanagaram, Other end of Prakasam Barage, Tadepalli, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India