15 Best Restaurants to try in Ahmedabad

15 Best Restaurants to try in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is the most populous city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court. The city has a rich history and a beautiful landscape which makes it a favourite of all. Ahmedabad being the centre of all things, Gujarat, is famous for its Gujarati culture, tradition, art, music, dance, and food. Ahmedabad being a student hub has many hostels and PGs as well.  While all of Gujarati traditional elements are famous worldwide, Gujarati food is one of a kind.

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Some of the most famous food items from the Gujarati cuisine, which are relished across Ahmedabad and other cities of the state include:

 

  • ● Khandvi
  • ● Dal Dhokli
  • ● Dhokla
  • ● Thepla
  • ● Fafda
  • ● Bardoli Khichdi
  • ● Handvo
  • ● Kadhi
  • ● Aam Shrikhand
  • ● Bhajiya
  • ● Undhiyu
  • ● Nan Khatai
  • ● Dal Vada
  • ● Surti Sev Khamani
  • ● Pani Puri
  • ● Gujarati Samosa
  • ● Shrikhand

Ahmedabad has a unique culture and collection of both street food and full course meals. Here is a list of 15 best restaurants to try in Ahmedabad – from both food categories:

  • Snacks and Street Food

    • ● Indu Ben Na Khakhra
    • ● Das Kaka’s Khaman Outlets
    • ● Asharfi Ni Kulfi
    • ● Manek Chowk
    • ● Dalvada (Ambika’s Dalvada)
    • ● Raipur Bhajia House
  • Family Restaurants

    • ● Agashiye
    • ● Vishala
    • ● The Eatery
    • ● Dakshinayan
    • ● Rajwadu
    • ● Earthen Oven
    • ● Mill & Co. – Renaissance Hotel
    • ● Garden Cafe
    • ● Tinello
    • ● The Great Kabab Factory

Snacks and Street Food

 

 1.Induben Khakhrawala

Induben Khakhrawala

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Must Haves: Induben Khakhrawala is a huge chain of stores famous for various indigenous Gujarati snacks. Must-haves at any of their branches may include Khakhra, Bhakhri, Khari, Chikki, Ganthiya, among many other snack options, available in countless flavour variations! Don’t miss this amazing spot if you’re craving a snacky bite in Ahmedabad!

Cost for Two: INR 450
Branches: 9 branches in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: Chimanlal Girdharlal Rd, behind Shilp Building, Mithakhali, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380009
Contact: +91-7926464272
Timings: 9 AM to 11 PM (Open All Days)
Website: https://www.indubenkhakhrawala.com

2.Das Kaka’s Khaman Outlets

Daskaka

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Must Haves: As the name suggests, this outlet chain is widely known for its variety of ‘khaman’ – a food item from Gujarati cuisine. They offer options like Sada Khaman, Toast Khaman, Mariwala Khaman, Dahiwala Khaman, Tam Tam Khaman, Green-fry Khaman, among several others! So, if you’re testing out your taste palette for Amdavadi food, try out all their flavour options of their most famous food item, Khaman!

Cost for Two: INR 200
Branches: 14 branches across Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: Shalibhadra Complex, Opposite Jain Derasar, Ambavadi, Ahmedabad
Contact: +918866079900
Timings: 9 AM – 8 PM (Open All Days)
Website: https://www.daskhaman.com/

3. Asharfi Ni Kulfi

Asharfi & Kulfi

Must Haves: This is one of the go-to dessert places for you to try out in Ahmedabad! Widely known and loved for its variety of Kulfis, Ice Creams and Faludas, Asharfi Ni Kulfi is a must-try spot! While you’re at it, you must explore their Kulfi Roll Cuts, Matka Kulfis, and Faluda Drinks! All these items come in numerous flavour options to choose from! Happy dessert-time!

Cost for Two: INR 200
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: B 7, White House, Opposite Bank of India, Panchvati Cross Roads, Near C G Road, Ahmedabad
Contact: +917698033211
Timings: 12 Noon – 10 PM (All Days Open)
Website: https://www.asharfikulfi.in/

4.Manek Chowk

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Must Haves: Manek Chowk is not one restaurant but a hub of brilliant street food vendors all together waiting for you to try them out! This marketplace is a major city space in Old Ahmedabad. Surrounded by historical structures, this marketplace is known for various shopping and food experiences! There is a vegetable market in the morning, a bullion market in the daytime and a beautiful street food market at night. So, if you’re looking for some lip-smacking Gujarati street food experience, don’t miss this place!

Cost for Two: Under INR 500
Branches: Not Applicable
Address: Old City, Khadia, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Contact: Not Applicable
Timings: Open All Hours (Open All Days)
Website: Not Applicable

5.Dalvada (Ambika’s Dalvada)

Dalvada

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Must Haves: This Vegetarian Only street food place is another hidden gem for you to try out student pocket-friendly authentic Gujarati street food! This little spot offers a few options of ‘Dalwada’ and ‘Khiru’ which you can try out on a nice evening with friends!

Cost for Two: INR 200
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: 3, Shivam Complex, Behind HL College, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad
Contact: +919924490504
Timings: 9 AM – 8 PM (Open All Days)
Website: Not Applicable

6.Raipur Bhajia House

bhajia

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Must Haves: Established beside the Darwaja, almost 90 years ago, in 1933 providing snacks to travellers crossing the city, the amazing Raipur Bhajiya House was founded by Somabhai Patel. Today, you have a variety of street food options here. One must have here is Mix Bhajiya! Tell us how you liked it!

Cost for Two: INR 100
Branches: 3 branches in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: Near Raipur Darwaja, Astodia, Ahmedabad
Contact: +917922148162
Timings: 8 AM – 2 AM (Open All Days)
Website: Not Applicable

Family Restaurants

 

 1.Agashiye

Agashiye

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Must Haves: This beautiful piece of art of a place is the best to have some fine dining experience with friends or family. Some of the must-haves at Agashiye include Deluxe Veg Thali, Guava Ice Cream, Authentic Gujarati Food, Gujarati Thali, Dhokla, Chaas. Next time you are looking for an Insta worthy brunch experience, consider this gem of a place!

Cost for Two: INR 1900
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: The House Of MG, Sidi Saiyed Mosque, Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad
Contact: +917925506946
Timings: 11 AM – 9:30 PM (Open All Days)
Website: Not Applicable

2.Vishalla

Vishalla

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Must Haves: This beautiful restaurant famous for its ethnic decor and soothing ambience, is a must-try if you are looking to experience authentic Gujarati cuisine! Widely known for authentic Gujarati food, this place offers an extensive spread of a menu, especially loved for food items like Thepla, Jalebi, Gujarati Thali, Chaas, Khichdi. So, why wait? Spend your next eat-out evening at Vishalla, and tell us how it goes!

 

Cost for Two: INR 1400
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: Opposite APMC Market, Vasna, Ahmedabad
Contact: +918200543694
Timings: 11 AM – 11 PM (Open All Days)
Website: http://www.vishalla.com/

3.The Eatery

The eatery

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Must Haves: With a powerful menu that is a combination of all great things North Indian, Asian, Continental, and Chinese, this beautiful restaurant is a refresher from your all-Gujarati life if you are staying in Ahmedabad! Known for its delicate ambience and very elegant tasting food, this place is perfect if you are looking to splurge on a fine-dining or buffet experience! Must-haves from this place are a choice of soups, a beautiful spread of starters, Cucumber Lemonade, Honey Orange Iced Tea, and anything dessert!

Cost for Two: INR 2500
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: Near Gujarat College, Ellis Bridge, Ahmedabad
Contact: +919779598196
Timings: 6:30 AM – 9 PM (Open All Days)
Website:https://marriottbonvoyasia.com/restaurants-bars/Four-Points-by-Sheraton-Ahmedabad-The-Eatery

4.Dakshinayan

Dakshiyan

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Must Haves: A hidden South Indian gem, in the middle of all Gujarati life and food, Dakshinayan is waiting for you to visit! If you are often craving some simply amazing South Indian delicacies in Ahmedabad, this place could be your new favourite spot. Famous for its scrumptious Rasam Idli, Mysore Dosa, Filtered Coffee, Appam, Spring Dosa, Sambar, this cute little place is one of the most loved spots in the city!

Cost for Two: INR 500
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: 4-7, Sarthik Complex, Near Gulmohar Park Mall, Satellite, Ahmedabad
Contact: +917940022004
Timings: 10 AM – 3 PM; 6 PM – 10 PM (All Days Open)

5.Rajwadu

Rajwadu

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Must Haves: Known for a mix of Gujarati and Rajasthani royal cuisines, this place is another top choice restaurant in the city of Ahmedabad! This village themed place with a soothing ambience invites you to experience authentic Gujarati cuisine and an affordable price. Must-haves here include their thali options, jalebi, a variety of desserts and beverages! You can not go to Ahmedabad and not try this one out! But, we must warn you, this place is packed on weekends, so plan out!

Cost for Two: INR 1300
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: Near Jivraj Tolnaka, Ambaji Temple, Malav Talav, Vejalpur, Ahmedabad
Contact: +917926643845
Timings: 7 PM – 11 PM (Open All Days)
Website: https://rajwadu.com/

6.Earthen Oven

Earthen Oven

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Must Haves: As the name suggests, this beautiful earthy-tone themed restaurant is another place to be if you are a fan of extraordinarily delicious food! Earthen Oven offers North Indian and Mughlai cuisines and is most known for its Biryani and Kebabs. So, that is a tip for must-haves while you are there. Another little incentive for visiting this place is the absolutely mesmerizing live folk music! Do not forget to check this place out and send us pictures!

Cost for Two: INR 1600
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: Fortune Landmark, Usmanpura, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad
Contact: +919825414057
Timings: 7 PM – 11 PM (Open All Days)
Website: Not Applicable

7.Mill & Co. – Renaissance Hotel

Renaissance Hotel

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Must Haves: Listen under Zomato’s Great Cafes in Ahmedabad collection, Mill & Co., a beautiful cafe located in Sola, Ahmedabad is another amazing place for a wholesome experience! Famous for its beautiful decor and exemplary hospitality, this place is perfect for a beautiful evening spent with friends or family! Must-haves here may include their spread of numerous ‘comfort food’ options! Enjoy!

Cost for Two: INR 1100
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: Near Ganesh Maridian, SG Highway, Sola, Ahmedabad
Contact: +917940005000
Timings: Noon – 9 PM (Open All Days)
Website:https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/amdbr-renaissance-ahmedabad-hotel/

8.Garden Cafe

Garden Cafe

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Must Haves: This North-South Indian restaurant located in the heart of the Ahmedabad city is another one on our must-visit list, while you are in the area! Rated great for large groups of friends or family, and loved for its beautiful decor and lighting – this place is shouting all things awesome at you! So, the next time you are seeking a beautiful lunch/dinner experience in Ahmedabad, remember, Garden Cafe is seeking you! Some of the must-haves here are Sausage Submarine, choice of soups, Bhindi Mirch Masala, Pan Seared Prawns, and a choice of desserts! Another cool detail about this place is that they have a special Jain menu too!

Cost for Two: INR 2000
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: SG Highway, Near Sola Overbridge, Sola, Ahmedabad
Contact: +919099937415
Timings: 7 AM – 10 PM (Open All Days)
Website: Not Applicable

9.Tinello

Tinello

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Must Haves: Situated in the beautiful property of The Hyatt, this gem of a family restaurant is all about that elite and royal experience! This all-in-one restaurant offering multiple cuisines including Italian, Continental, North Indian, South Indian, Asian offers you a sophisticated dining experience – all worth its price! Must haves here include, Risotto, Tiramisu, Bruschetta, Spaghetti, Lasagna

Cost for Two: INR 72700
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: 17/A, Usmanpura, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad
Contact: +917574826669
Timings: 6:30 AM – 7 PM (Open All Days)
Website:https://www.hyattrestaurants.com/en/dining/india/ahmedabad/italian-restaurant-in-ashram-road-tinello

10.The Great Kabab Factory

Great Kawab Factory

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Must Haves: This Mughlai treasure located in Ambavadi, Ahmedabad is the perfect destination to curb your kebab cravings! Famous for its beautiful live music, concept & theme, decor and hospitality, this place offers nothing but excellence in food as well. Some must-haves from this place include Galouti Kabab, Kababs, Gulab Jamun, Paneer Tikka. This place has something for everyone, so wherever you are, the next place to be in Ahmedabad is The Great Kebab Factory!

Cost for Two: INR 2400
Branches: 1 branch in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address: Near Panchvati Cross Road, Off CG Road, Ambavadi, Ahmedabad
Contact: +919099981259
Timings: 6 PM – 11 PM (Open All Days)
Website: Not Applicable

 

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