Banglore street food is one of the best things about this exciting city. There’s so many delicious street vendors dotted around the city with local snacks for cheap.
India is known for its fantastic street food offerings, and Bangalore has some of the very best in the country – taking inspo from a range of tastes. With 10 million residents, you’re sure to find something tempting on every corner.
But where to go for those fool-proof dishes? We’ve got you covered with the best Bangalore street food spots to hit up. Get ready to drool…
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1. 99 Varieties Dosa cart
You’ll find these incredible dosa carts/rickshaws all over the city. They come with tomato chutney on the dosa base. You then add toppings of your choice (you can choose from peppers, baby corn, spinach, mushroom, peas, cauliflower, or paneer.)
It usually opens in the evening, from about 5.30pm.
2. Jalebis and Dhabeli at VV Puram
Commonly known as Food Street, VV Puram is a street that has over 20 food stalls to try. It’s a must-visit for both tourists and locals alike.
Be sure to try the hot and crispy jalebis (sweet fried batter) from Arya Vyas Refreshment. It also does great North Indian food, so check out The Chaat Shop for its Pani Puri, Papdi Chaat, Cutlets and Bread Pakora. Oh, and don’t leave without trying a savoury Dhabeli roll…
3. Masala Puri at Karnataka Bhel House
This small family food joint on Chamrajpet’s Bazaar Street is famous for its signature dish, the masala puri. The popular Bangalore street food is crispy and spicy and SO GOOD.
The only other dishes they make here are sev puri, dahi aloo puri, bhel puri and pani puri, and they’re all just as tasty.
4. Bun Nippat Cheese at Chetty’s Corner in Serpentine Road
These buns are a droolworthy snack eaten at any time the day, made with a veggie patty in a soft bun stuffed with cheese, tangy chutneys and spices.
Chetty’s is a popular fast-food spot that has heaps of other good items on the menu, too.
5. Obattu at Holige Mane in Malleshwaram
This delicious dessert of sweet flat breads is particularly popular to eat in Bangalore during Diwali and Ugadi festivals.
You can add on pineapple, ghee and other sweet toppings, and you’ll find the best Obattu in the city at at Holige Mane candy store.
6. Shivraj Bhaji Cart in Vijayanagar
These deep-fried veggie Bhajis will win over your heart, and your stomach, when in Bangalore. Served with grated carrot and onion salad, the hot crispy snacks are ideal for a rainy day in the city.
Head to Shivraj Bhaji Cart and wash it down with a fresh cup of filter coffee for the best experience.
7. Grilled kebabs at Shivajinagar
If you’re craving a mouth-watering meaty kebab then there’s only one place to hightail it to in Bangalore: the Shivajinagar street food zone.
The tempting smells of the juicy meats waft over from all over the street, and a good bet is Al-Hilal stall for chicken and mutton skewers.