Going out to eat is an experience which every foodie loves. No matter how much we feed our bellies, but the authentic taste of the food comes from the local kitchens of the country only. The true foodie will always prowl for delicious authentic food available. And what better place to find authenticity in, than the crazy variety of cuisines in different states of India? So, here we bring you a list State Bhavan canteens which serve drool worthy authentic cuisine in Delhi.
1. Andhra Bhavan
If you are fond of authentic South Indian food, then you’ve simply got to visit Andhra Bhawan. Their menu includes flavorful, authentic range of South Indian dishes from Dosas, Uttapams, Vadas, and even ice-creams. If you have that one bhukkhad dude in the gang, then definitely treat them to Andhra Bhawan’s unlimited Thali! The vegetarian Thali comes with rice, rasam, papad, curd, vegetable preparations, chutney, and Kandi Podi. And yes, all the non-vegetarians, there are delicious chicken and mutton curry too.
Where: 1, Ashoka Road, Near Feroze Shah Road, New Delhi
Contact: 011 23382031
2. Viva O Viva, Goa Niwas
Missing your goa vacay days? We can’t promise those beach views, but Viva O Viva in Chanakyapuri serves authentic Goan food which will surely take your taste buds to G town. They serve amazing Butter Garlic Prawns and tangy delicious Fish Curry. If you’re not a Prawns freak, they have amazing chicken dishes too you can try. End your delicious meal with mouthwatering Chocolate Pudding! Salivating already?
Where: 14, Goa Niwas, Bir Tikendrajit Marg, Behind Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Contact: 011 26118371
3. Gujarat Bhawan
If you are planning to visit Gujarat Bhavan make sure you have super empty tummies. Because trust us, you’d want to eat everything here! The best here is their Special Thali that has enough portions of food that can easily feed two people. The Gujarati Dal, Thepla, Farsan, Puri are all their most amaze offerings, that are a must try. The thali is accompanied by a glass of fresh chhas which will leave you completely satisfied.
Where: 11, Kautilya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Contact: 011 46273200
4. Maharashtra Sadan
Get ready to tickle your taste buds here at Maharashtra Sadan! There are Maharashtrian specialties like Pooran Polli which you can savor and don’t forget to gorge on Chicken Kolhapuri. Apart from this, their Maharashtrian Thali is something you can try if you want to try out the entire meal of the western side. Wait up! There’s Shahi Sewai Kheer waiting for you after the meal.
Where: Behind Baroda House, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Near India Gate, New Delhi
Contact: 011 23380309
5. Jammu and Kashmir House
Before you get too excited, there’s no fixed menu at the Jammu and Kashmir House. Suprised? The menu is decided by the chef and is written daily on the blackboard. The rich Mutton Rogan Josh (mutton dish) is superb, the gravy is spicy and the mutton melts in your mouth. And yes peeps, do try out their Chicken Curry which is a safe bet which comes with a plate full of hot rice.
Where: 9, Kautilya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Contact: 011 26112022
6. Bijoli Grill
This place is a must visit for their Kosha Mangsho (spicy mutton curry) with luchi (deep-fried bread), which will leave you wanting for more. All the fish lovers, dig into Sorse Hilsa (cooked with mustard gravy), Bhapa Hilsa, Fish Paturi (marinated fish pieces wrapped in banana leaves) with steaming rice. And how can we forget the Bengalis mithais, which are world famous like Misty Dohi and Sandesh. Head here RN and thanks us later!
Where: 3, Hailey Road, Banga Bhawan, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi
Contact: +91 8506070452
7. Meghalaya House
This place is known for its tangy non-vegetarian food. Their Chicken Khar, Fish Khar, and Mutton Khar are quite popular. And they go well with a bowl of rice serving on the side. Also, when you land in there, do not forget to try their Chinese dishes as well. Happy eating!
Where: No. 9, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Rd, Aurangzeb Road, New Delhi
Contact: 011 2301 4341
8. Tamil Nadu House Canteen
If you love spicy food, then trust us, you’d love this place! Apart from the yummy Idlis, Dosas and Upmas, do try the spicy Chettinad style food items. Don’t miss out on their Chicken Chettinad Biryani made of fragrant basmati and spiced chicken. End your meal with an amazing note with their filter coffee.
Where: Opposite Chanakya Theatre, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Contact: 011 26880089
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