Delhi is one city that is home to people from across the country. Scores of people come here for education, jobs and various other reasons and make it their home. This is perhaps why Delhi is also known as the food capital of India since there is nothing that you won't find here. From Bombay's vada pav to Kerala's meen curry and to Bihari litti chokha, you crave it and you get it. And catering to a number of regional food lovers, Delhi has seen a plethora of regional cuisine restaurants in the past few years.
Here we have 9 of the best regional restaurants that you must try in Delhi:
1. The Potbelly Rooftop Café
One of the most popular regional restaurants serving the choicest of Bihari delicacies in the most authentic manner, Potbelly has created quite a niche in the past few years with multiple outlets across the city. Slurp over their veg and non-veg thali, variety of litti chokha and spicy chutneys!
Where: 116/C, 4th Floor, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi. Multiple other outlets
2. Bagundi Andhra Kitchen
If gongura pickle and mutton fry is your soul food, Bagundi is the perfect place to satiate your cravings! Located in heart of the city, this Andhra kitchen dishes out authentic curries, pickles and chutneys, which are hard to find anywhere in the city.
Where: M-14, Outer Circle, Opposite Fire Station, Connaught Place, New Delhi
(Also Read: 21 Pocket-Friendly Food Joints In Central Delhi)
3. Maa Taara
Located right in the Bengali neighbourhood of Delhi - Chittaranjan Park - Maa Taara offers what other Bengali restaurants might not, an authentic experience at a reasonable price. Mouth-watering chingri malai curry, pabda masala fry, dhoke dalna and postoo boda are some absolute delights that can get you hooked.
Where: 45, 46, & 47, Market 2, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi
4. City Of Joy
Nosh on chicken dak bungalow, bhetki paturi, fish fry pulao and more at City Of Joy in South Delhi where the delicacies are sure to remind you of Kolkata!
Where: 2, 1st Floor, Aravali Shopping Complex, Alaknanda, New Delhi
This cozy place with a traditional feel in Ambience Mall, Gurugram has our heart with their soft appams and seafood offerings! Their lunch and dinner buffets are much-talked-about and so is the way they serve their delicacies- in a true south Indian style complete with banana leaf.
Where: Shop 310, 3rd Floor, Ambience Mall, DLF Phase 3, Gurgaon. Multiple other outlets.
6. Ama Restaurant
Not to confuse with the popular Ama Café, this restaurant is the perfect place to satiate your cravings for authentic Tibetan and Asian food. With an array of delicacies including thenthuk, tingmo, chilli fish and more, Ama is all that you wish for when it comes to Asian food. Don't miss their thukpas!
Where: 40, New Tibetan Camp, Majnu ka Tila, New Delhi
(Also Read: 9 Cafes In Majnu Ka Tila Every Delhiite Must Try)
7. Chateau De Pondicherry
A quaint little café near Saket, indulge in an incredible array of Tamil and French food from the stunning bylanes of Pondicherry. Chateau De Pondicherry has won us over with gorgeous décor and view of the Sanjay Van along with stellar delicacies such as mini Visri dosas, devilled eggs with prawns and dalcha!
Where: 84, Ground Floor, Aurobindo Marg, Opposite Hero Showroom, Adchini, New Delhi
Think of Kerala food and you might run out of options of restaurants in many cities but Mahabelly makes sure you never miss it in Delhi. With its traditional dishes from Kerala such as Alleppey Fish Curry, Shaapu Meen Curry, Puttu and Kappa, Mahabelly is raising the bar with its authentic cuisine.
Where: MA-A05, Ground Floor, Restaurant Block, DLF Avenue, Saket, New Delhi
9. Yeti- The Himalayan Kitchen
Offering Tibetan, Nepalese and Bhutanese cuisine, all in one place, Yeti has our heart for huge, succulent momos, comforting thukpa and mothuk. With a warm ambience that is set to transport you to the Himalayas, Yeti is definitely getting you hooked!
Where: B-41, B Block, Inner Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Do you know more such regional cuisine restaurants? Let us know in the comments section below!
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.