With the magnificent Lake Pichola glistening on one side and the mighty Aravalli hemmed around the other, the beautiful city of Udaipur is set majestically. A romantic destination in the historically rich state of Rajasthan, this city of lakes boasts of not just royal palaces but also delectable street food.
Drawing tourists from across the globe, the quaint setting of this city makes it a must-visit spot on every global wanderer’s list. But what is the point of a holiday if there is nothing to appease the palate? Udaipur answers the question in its own unique way. The city offers a fusion of casual street food and royal fine-dining restaurants and it’s on you what you choose. One thing that is sure is whatever you choose, the food is going to be toothsome for sure.
We Niwas Hospitality give you a golden opportunity to dive right into the colorfully royal culture, the romantic vibe, and the mouth-watering delicacies of Udaipur. Our properties in Udaipur give you an exceedingly pure exposure to the culture and traditions of the city. We serve our guests with authentic homemade Mewari cuisine with a real family environment.
Today we are sharing with you the list of the best places where you can quench your thirst for breathtaking views of the city and hunger for the authentic Mewari food and give your taste buds a whole new experience.
So come with us as we ride through the streets of Udaipur, exploring the magical taste of street food and experiencing the royal ambiance of the fine-dining restaurants….
So let’s first start with some crowd-pleasing kiosks that serve traditional street food in Udaipur that are guaranteed to satiate your hungry soul.
If you take an early morning stroll on the streets of Udaipur, you will find a lot of fulfilling breakfast options. The thought of having a crisp kachori with imli ki chutney with a cup of tea bursts a bubble of euphoria in our hearts. That’s why you can find kachoris and different varieties and tastes in all over Rajasthan.
Udaipur has several outlets whose kachoris are a daily delight for the locals. Here’s a little guide to some of the places serving the best Kachoris.
This completely old-world place is a favourite with locals for kachoris. On paying Rs. 15, you can gorge on pyaaz kachori with kadhi. Hot jalebis are another delicacy here.
Address: 16 Sarang Marg, Surajpole; 2414972
Shri Lala Mishthan
Very popular among the Udaipurites, Shri Lala Mishthan, has been there for 15 years and has been serving spicy and flavourful Kachoris ever since. Their hing-kachori is quite famous.
Address: Jagdish Temple Rd, Old City, Ghantaghar, Silawatwari
They are known for their rich filling and small-sized kachoris. Watch them fry those little domes of happiness, and your heart will crave for more.
Address: 26, Jagdish Temple Rd, Old City, Rao Ji Ka Hata
Chetak – Boiled Egg Bhurji
Egg bhurji with a twist, Chetak’s famous boiled, scrambled egg curry is as mysterious as it sounds.You might have to stand in a queue but the taste is worth the wait. The guy will serve the best Egg bhurji that accompanies a packet of bread.
Try this egg-licious dish with bread on a pleasant winter evening at Udaipur.
Address: Chetak circle opposite old chetak cinema
Poornima – Vada Pav
Hungry? Need a quick snack? Vada Pav is your ultimate pick. A small shop serves the best Vada Pav in just rupees 10. One of the cool things about this vada pav is its packing, yes do try, and watch the amazing quick wrapping of the pav.
Address: Chetak Hathi Pole Rd
Manak Balaji – Mirchi Bada
Manak Balaji’s is Udaipur’s exclusive maker of the delicious Mirchi Bada. Mini versions of green chillies stuffed with curried potatoes and coated with gram flour (besan) are deep-fried in oil.
If you enjoy spicing up your taste buds every once in a while, this street food in Udaipur would be your relish!
Address:Bhuwana-Sukher main road, opposite Jyoti School
Jalebi by Bhole Mishthan
Enough of the spicy food! Time to TICKLE YOUR SWEET TOOTH!!! This eatery is placed amidst the chaotic city center. The Jalebis at Bhole Mishthan are made with desi ghee and served hot.
Address: Inside Delhi Gate, Bapu Bazar, Nada Khada
Vinod Coffee House
Had enough of Udaipur food? Want to try its delicious beverages next?
Try the frothy Kulhad coffee served at Vinod Coffee House that will blow your senses for sure! Whipped up with chocolate sauce and chocolate powder, and overflowing out of the mud kulhad, this coffee is among the most famous street food in Udaipur, especially amongst youngsters.
Address :Kulhad Coffee – Vinod Coffee House, Fatehsagar Lake
Though it’s not a food but you need it after hogging a lot of food. Bansi Paan is known as the best paan seller in Udaipur. The betel leaves filled with gulkand, dates, fennel seeds, ksear, and supari will leave your taste buds satisfied. You can choose from a wide variety of paan.
Address: Bhopalpura Cir, Bhupalpura, Ashok Nagar
Cafes & Restaurants
The second segment is for those who wish to have some privacy and to spend a little good time with their loved ones, family or friends on a breezy evening in Udaipur. Enlisted below are the top Restaurants and Cafes that are sure to leave your taste buds wanting for more.
Jheel’s Ginger Coffee Bar & Bakery
This is the most famous cafe in the city. Its location is apt as it is situated right next to a ghat and you can literally touch the water if you are sitting in the outside space. They have a nice menu with lots of things on offer like sandwiches, maggi, shakes and more.
Try to find a place back side of the café, facing the lake (It’s Great!!).
Address:52, Jheel Guest House, 56, Gangaur Ghat Marg
Oladar Village Café
Unmatched interiors! Yes, once you visit this place you’ll never want to compare any interior with it. The food is also good. It is situated right next to Gulab Bagh which makes its location quiet tranquil.
Address: 14/21, Lake Palace Road, Pichola
Z27 by Café Lake city
Having an aesthetically pleasing ambiance, Z27 by Café Lake City is a great place to sit and relax. The food is great and is served very beautifully. They also serve you at the Gangaur Ghat on request.
Address: Opp. Bagore Ki Haveli, Gangaur Ghat, Udaipur
Now let’s come to the restaurants whose ambience will leave you awestruck, eye pleasing views and tongue tickling food all under one roof..
Ambrai Restaurant in Udaipur is indeed a must-visit place to savor a lip-smacking meal. It is located on the banks of Pichola river with a spectacular view. It serves excellent multi-cuisine delicacies that make the mouth water and tingle the taste buds. Visitors often describe the experience as wholesome and fulfilling.
Ideal for a candlelight dinner with your loved one or a cozy evening treat with your friends.
Address: Naga Nagri Out Side, Chand Pole.
A perfect blend of contemporary and traditional Indian cuisine, 1559 AD pleases most of the guests that it hosts. It has been given quite rave reviews by the diners and the ambience is described as romantic and serene. If one is browsing through the best restaurants in Udaipur on the net, they won’t be surprised to find 1559 AD in it!
Address: P. P. Singhal Marg, near Fateh Sagar Lake
Upré by 1559 AD
Upré is a rooftop restaurant, located on the terrace of Lake Pichola Hotel with a majestic view of the waterfront. The amazing view of the City Palace of Udaipur makes dining at Upré a vivid experience.
Address: Lake Pichola Hotel, Roof Top, Outside Chand Pole
Chunda Palace Restaurant
Land up here for a romantic and intimate dinner. This restaurant offers candle lit tables in cosy alcoves on the terrace that provide ample privacy to diners. Views of the City Palace Complex, Jag Mandir and the Lake Palace in the distance, add to the appeal. There is a large indoor seating area – with a glass facade – for families.
Address: 1 Haridasji ki Magri, near Oberoi Udaivilas
Considered one of the best fine-dine restaurants, Khamma Ghani is one of the best restaurants in Udaipur with a 5 star ambience and palatable delicacies.
It is a great place to dine in with friends and family and bond over with gourmet dishes in front of you.It is sometimes called one of the best veg restaurants in Udaipur owing to its vegetarian delicacies that are to die for!
Address: No 53, Near Hotel Natural Lake View, Rang Sagar, Ambamata
Raasleela is supremely located on the banks of Lake Pichola with a panoramic view of Jagmandir, City Palace, and the Lake Palace. It is situated adjoining to the Leela Palace and has a breathtaking ambience. Ideal for a candlelight romantic dinner, it has some amazing delicacies.
Address: Sony Ji ki Bari, Adjoining the Leela Palace, Outside Chandpole
This is the most popular place for thalis in Udaipur. Once housed in a building in the heart of the city, the restaurant has now moved to the station road to make more room for visitors’ cars. The food is yummy and healthy, and the service quick.
This place is so amazing that it is one of the sole images of food that comes in one’s mind when we say Udaipur’s food.
Address: 22–24 City Station Road
We’re sure we’ve given you foodies a pretty good reason to head to Udaipur. You’ll be delighted to find the variety of flavours served on the nook and corners of Udaipur. So, what are you waiting for?
Udaipur is an incredible destination popular for its formidable monuments,colourful culture and as we found out today it’s tongue healing delicacies. The majestic grandeur of its palaces , the history of havelis ,,the natural beauty of the lakes and the incredible taste of the Mewari Cuisine, will surely cast a spell on you.
If you are planning to come to Udaipur then consider your stay at our places in the city, We have beautiful properties with traditional interior designs to create a cultural and cozy vibe.
All the major tourist attractions are just 15-20 minute away from our locations and still our properties are away from the hustle and bustle of the city. We also serve authentic homemade Mewari food, right from our kitchens.
If you want to make your Udaipur experience more authentic and want to create lifelong memories then just trust us with your accommodation.