10 'do not miss' eateries in Bangalore.
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10 ‘do not miss’ eateries in Bangalore.

Bengaluru, formerly known as Bangalore is the center of India’s high-tech industry. This cosmopolitan city is blessed with burgeoning infrastructure, exhilarating parks, and Victoria- architecture with fun-filled shopping places and a number of enticing food varieties. Here are 10 ‘do-not-miss eateries in Bangalore.

1.Vidyarthi Bhavan

10 'do not miss' eateries in Bangalore.

How can you come to Bangalore and not have the best dosas in the south! Vidyarthi Bhavan is hands down the best place for dosas. They are serving love in form of crispy buttery dosas since 1943.

Must have: Masala Dosa, Khara Bhath, Kesari bhath, Filter coffee

Location: Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi, Bangalore

2.CTR Shri Sagar

10 do not miss eateries in bangalore
Filter coffee

One of the oldest breakfast places, CTR shri sagar is the perfect place to chit-chat with knowns and even strangers with the best-unadulterated coffee in your hands. This place is usually crowded so hold some patience before getting the perfect Bangalorean breakfast.

Must have: bene dosa, filter coffee

Location: Malleshwaram, Bengaluru

3.Koshy’s Restaurant

Koshy’s has the old-world charm that will make you feel homely. Despite the fierce competition from other restaurants, this one has stood apart from all of them in the changing times. it is the most iconic restaurant in the city.

Must have: Chocolate shake, Prawn Biryani, Bacon and sausages.

Location: Marks road, Ashok Nagar

4.The Only Place

The only place is the only place to satiate your hunger pangs with lip-smacking continental food enjoying the lively ambiance and friendly staff. It is closed on weekends, probably the only place to do so!

Must have: Apple pie, burgers, Lasagna

Location: Museum road, behind post office.

5.Mavalli Tiffin Room- MTR

10 'do not miss' eateries in Bangalore.
Masala Dosa

Popular among the locals, oldest restaurant in Bangalore and authentic Kannada Cuisine MTR is serves quality food since decades. You will see long queues near the restaurant as everybody knows it already, this is a must visit restaurant in Bangalore.

Must have: Masala dosa, Dadam Halwa, Idli

Location: Lal Bagh Main Road, Sampangi Rama Nagar.

6.Brahmin Coffee Bar

10 do not miss eateries in bangalore
idli-vada combo

Brahmin’s coffee bar was founded in 1964, and it serves traditional south Indian food since then. The Idly-vada combo is worth the wait at this usually crowded restaurant. The authentic place you would want to visit when in Bangalore.

Must have: Idly-vada combo, Badam milk

Location: Ranga Rao road, shankarapura


Oh this is a fun place that has outdoor sittings under the trees and amazing staff. The birds company you for your little snack break and you will enjoy the open air ambiance. It is a great place to hang out with your buddies on a pleasant day. Its quite a famous hault of the bikers and travelers.

Must have: Chana Bhatura, other south India delicacies

Location: State bank India road, Ashok Nagar

8.Iyer Mess

It’s a Tamil-Brahmin eatery that makes you feel at home. Most of the corporate people take their much wanted break here to refresh their minds and re-fill their stomachs. The hygiene standards followed here will impress you to another level and the food served is pocket friendly.

Must have: Any South Indian delicacy or thali.

9.Shivaji Military Hotel

10 'do not miss' eateries in Bangalore.

Visit Shivaji Military Hotel for their spicy food and mouth watering biryanis. A little patience will be required as the hotel is crowded always. Just the aromas from the kitchen will make it difficult to wait but it will be worth when you finally eat their enticing food.

Must have: Donne Biryani

Location: Jayanagar


10 'do not miss' eateries in Bangalore.
andhra thali

Want to have some great Andhra Cuisine in Karnataka? Just head to Nagarjuna restaurant in Bangalore and your cravings are satisfied. It is one of the out let of the Nagarjuna chain of restaurants. Rich flavours, aromatic dishes and spicy non veg food- Nagarjuna is master of all this.

Must have: Babycorn Sholay, Paneer pepper fry, Chicken Sholay, Kebab. Andhra Pradesh thalis.

Location: outlets are at residency road, Indiranagar, Koramangala, Marathalli, Bannerghatta.


Bangalore doesn’t have just one best kind of the dosa or other south Indian food it has many bests. I know that grammatically correct but it is what it is and Bangalore is proud of it! When in Bangalore, always save some appetite to taste the enticing food and great coffee.  

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