India is rich and diverse, not just in its culture but also in food. The nation has a unique style of taste and variety. Whether it’s the streets of Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad, or Bangalore, the street food is lip-smacking. This one is for all foodies out there who have a never-ending Food Bucket List filled with eateries they want to try it. Salivating while passing by a golgappa stall, drool over a Chinese counter across the street, and glaring at cafes.
If you’re a foodie, Bangalore street food should be on your Bucket List. With fresh masala dosas available at any point of the day, boiling filter coffee, and spicy chicken biryani. We have compiled a list of best street food in Bangalore that you can easily try at any time of the day.
Best Street Food in Bangalore During Daytime
Below are some of the most popular street food items that you will be able to get at most of the streets in Bangalore. The city serves the best of the street food that can settle your hunger instantly. We have exclusively added local dishes. Of course, popular food items like Chaats and Momos are a part of Street Food menus across India, but here we have pushed the local dishes that offer the intrinsic culinary taste of the state.
Dal Obbattu or Holige is a sweet chapati made from jaggery and toor dal. A famous dish made during South Indian festivals. Usually paired with hot milk and spoonfuls of ghee, this delicacy is assuredly going to satisfy those with a sweet tooth. Pricing starts at INR 25 per plate.
Recommended Locations/Food Outlets in Bangalore: ‘Holige Mane’ in Malleshwaram.
Idli, Vada, and Dosa
Everybody from outside South India often assumes that South Indians eat Idli, Vada, and Dosa thrice a day, every day! While this is not true, South Indians do love their Soft idlis, Crispy vadas, and varieties of Dosas paired with a cup of hot filter coffee for breakfast. Pricing starts at INR 25 per plate.
Recommended Locations/Food Outlets in Bangalore: Central Tiffin Room in Malleshwaram, Brahmin’s Coffee Bar, Basavanagudi and numerous roadside stalls on Thindi Beedi at VV Puram
Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties of crunchy, crispy, buttery kebabs and rolls are available in Bangalore. Juicy and tender chicken and mutton rolls, and grilled tikkas and kebabs taste nothing less than heavenly. Varied pricing across outlets. Pricing starts at INR 50 for veg rolls.
Recommended Locations/Food Outlets in Bangalore: Siddique Kabab Centre, Shahi Kabab (Frazer Town)
This dish originates from Udupi and is a sweet tender and fluffy puri prepared from bananas. Combine it with some coconut chutney, and it will be one unique breakfast item for you. They’re available at all restaurants that offer quick bites and are usually priced at INR 25.
Recommended Locations/Food Outlets in Bangalore: Mythri Restaurant, Udupi Guru Vihar
Best Street Food in Bangalore For Midnight Cravings
The tempting aromas from Mosque Road, Shivajinagar, Tilak Nagar, and Johnson Market, in the Richmond Town area, beckon non-veg lovers from across Bangalore. Stalls along the footpaths offer Biryanis, Seekh kebabs, and Haleem. Pair a kebab or other meaty dish with a Sulaimani tea – a delicious spiced tea without the milk. You can also find other snacks such as Shawarmas at pocket-friendly prices. However, keep in mind that most street carts open only in the evening.
Recommended Locations/Food Outlets in Bangalore: Hotel Fanoos at Mosque road, Royal restaurant at Shivaji Nagar, Papa Chinese Food at Thilak Nagar, Fanoos at Johnson Market.
Biryani Knights, BTM Layout
Drive to South Bangalore to relish the hot Biryani in the cool weather. A newly found paradise Biryani Knights in BTM Layout that serves yummy Biriyani’s (Veg/Egg/Chicken). It is not just limited to Biriyani’s, and their menu has mouthwatering Kebabs, Chili Chicken, Chicken 65, Neer Dosa, Chicken Sukka, and Cold drinks. Opens Friday to Sunday between 9 PM to 4 AM
LSD Cafe in Banashankari
LSD Cafe at 100 Feet Road, 3rd stage, Banashankari is one of the best late-night restaurants in Bangalore. Sometimes, you may have to pre-order, but their Dal Khichdi, Veg Noodles, and Ras Malai are a must-try. It is open from 7 PM to 5 AM.
Sometimes, even a small van and a cart will impress you with their mind-blowing food. If you wish to have Bread Omelet, Fried rice, and Tea, then this is the place. Murgeshpalaya Signal houses several food vans to quench your midnight hunger. Opens between 10 PM to 4 AM.
VV Puram Food Street
VV Puram Street is open for you until 1 AM every day. From Idli, Dosa, Paddu, Gobi, Vada Pav, to Chitranna, and other delicacies, VV Puram has no match. Opens from 6 PM to 1 AM.
Aniram’s Notty Cook, Indiranagar
Aniram’s Notty Cook is situated near Raghavendra Swami Mutt, 5th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore. Known for their scrumptious food, it serves Hyderabadi Chicken Biriyani, Butter Chicken, Jeera Rice, and Paneer Manchurian. Opens from 8 PM to 4 AM.
Tin Factory Bridge
Another must-visit is the Tin Factory Bridge. You will find Bhandi’s serving Chitranna, Kushka, Omelet, Chapathi, and Tea. Opens from 8 PM to 1 AM.
Get ready to pound some pavement and eat some delicious food when in Bangalore. The city is the home to some of the most delicious food that cannot be missed when you are ticking food items off your bucket list.