Bangalore is a haven for foodies with numerous restaurants and eateries scattered all over the city. Another thing Bangalore has no shortage of is places where you get some of the best street food you will ever taste. Most of them are always crowded and for good reason too.
Be sure to visit these places by bike and not by car so that you spend you’re time eating food rather than driving in traffic or struggling for parking. If you don’t have a bike, you can rent a bike at affordable rates from WheelStreet and go eat to you heart’s content at these 10 best places in Bangalore to get some delectable street food.
1. V V Puram Food Street
The V V Puram food street, also known as Thindi Beedi or Eat Street, is the city’s most popular destination for street food. It is a vegetarian’s delight with everything from delicious dosas, chats, Pav Bhaji, and traditional foods like Dal Holige and Gulkand on offer. Besides being exceptionally tasty, the food at V V Puram is very economical as well. Make sure to visit this street to get your fill of tasty food without burning a hole in your pocket.
2. Shri Sagar (formerly Central Tiffin Room) – Malleshwaram
Shri Sagar, which was popular as CTR, at Margosa Road in Malleshwaram is one of the best places to have South Indian food in Bangalore. It has been serving the delectable Butter Masala Dosa to its loyal customers for over 6 decades. Apart from variety of dosas they also serve idly – vada, kesribath and the poori sagu. There are also other shops which serve ice creams, chats and other stuff around the place.
3. Fanoos – Richmond Town
Hotel Fanoos is located in Johnson Market in Richmond Town and is famous for serving some of the best Sheekh Kebabs and rolls that you will find in Bangalore. It started off as a small stall which has now transformed into a large eatery due to its ever increasing popularity. Fanoos is a non-vegetarian’s haven and its legendary Beef sheekh kebabs are to die for.
4. Sri Sairam’s Chats and Juice – Malleshwaram
Located close to CTR on Margosa Road, Sri Sairam’s is the place to visit to satiate all your chat cravings. Besides the standard dahi puri and pani puri, this place serves chats that you would have never heard of like wafers chat, chips masala, disco chat, crazy masala and a lot more. The mouth watering Sai Ram’s Special is a must-try in this place.
5. Shivaji Nagar
For the ultimate non-veg foodie experience, head over to Shivaji Nagar in Bangalore. It is lined end-to-end with stalls that are selling a variety of meat (no pork) cooked in every possible manner. From beef and mutton kebabs to chicken samosas, from Caramel Custard to the best Suleimani Tea, you can find everything your stomach desires in this area. Be sure to try out the Idiyappam and beef kebab which is a speciality of this foodie paradise.
6. Brahmin’s Coffee Bar – Basavanagudi
In a city that has a plethora of South Indian restaurant’s, it takes something special to be regarded as the best, and Brahmin’s Coffee Bar does just that. This small place is always jam-packed with people craving a bite of their heavenly idlis and vadas. Brahmin’s is also undoubtedly one of the most value-for-money eateries in Bangalore. It has only 5 items on its menu, but it serves the best version of them in the entire city.
7. Khan Saheb Grills and Rolls – Indiranagar
If you are in the mood for some delicious vegetarian or non-vegetarian street food, look no further than Khan Saheb Grills and Rolls in Indiranagar. It is located in the ground floor of the Sri Shiva Sai complex and serves some of the most delicious rolls and grilled food in Bangalore for very reasonable prices. Some of the famous items served are Mixed Vegetable tikka roll, paneer mushroom, babycorn tikka roll, mutton buna and many others.
8. Hari’s Super Sandwich – Jayanagar
This place is one of the best street food joints in Bangalore for sandwiches and chats. Hari’s Super Sandwich is most famous for its unique chocolate sandwich. All the items on this place’s menu are both healthy and economical. The Lassi Corner situated nearby is the best place to quench your thirst after having your fill of sandwiches and chats.
9. Al Amanah Cafe – Kammanahalli
Al Amanah Cafe is located in Kammanahalli and is famous for its delicious and unique rolls. It was recently renovated to accommodate the massive crowds that throng the place every day of the week. A huge variety of chicken, mutton and veg rolls and sandwiches are available on the menu here. Be sure to try out the Mutton Kudu Roll here.
10. Spicy Corner – Jeevanabheema Nagar
This food stall at Jeevanabheema Nagar serves some of the best spicy street food in Bangalore. It has only vegetarian dishes but is always crowded, especially with students from the nearby schools and colleges. From the spicy hot tava paratha to the delicious dahi puri, this stall serves a number of lovely dishes which are reasonably priced and equally tasty.
11. Mosque Road – Frazer Town
Go visit Mosque Road in Frazer Town and you’ll find yourself in a foodie’s heaven. It is home to a huge number of restaurants and food stalls that sell some of the best food you can have in Bangalore. During Ramzan, Mosque road sees an influx of thousands of people who come to relish the delicious food available here. The crowds come here to enjoy sheekh kebabs, pathar ghost, haleem and a wide variety of desserts.
VV Puram, Shivaji Nagar, Richmond Town and Frazer Town are an absolute nightmare for car drivers. They are full of narrow roads with endless traffic jams and an eternal shortage of parking spaces. To have the best experience while visiting these places to eat street food in Bangalore, be sure to travel by bike instead. If you don’t have one, you can easily rent a bike in Bangalore from WheelStreet.