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Food Trail Of Amritsar: 5 Iconic Eateries You Must Try

Apart from the magnificent Gurudwara and the historic Jallianwala Bagh, if there is one thing that stands out in Amritsar, it would definitely be the wide array of Punjabi cuisine available in every nook and corner of the city. Amritsari cuisine has a unique charm. It is fascinating to see how a city carefully prepares a wide variety of food and attracts thousands of people from all over the world. Talking about the ingredients involved in preparing Amritsari food, this dish mainly includes dairy products like ghee, butter, milk and curd. Amritsar has a lot to offer for foodies. Especially it is the Kulcha Thali which consists of a variety of delectable kulchas topped with butter, spicy chickpea curry and tangy onion chutney.

Then there are local delicacies like Samosa, Chaat, Tikki, Poori and Tandoori items. If you walk down the street, the enticing aroma of these delicacies will surely beckon you. All these classics are pure bliss when you pair them with a tall glass of lassi. And if all these treats have made you think that Amritsar is no place for non-vegetarian food lovers, then get ready for a surprise. The famous Amritsari fried fish, chicken tikka, tandoori chicken, and other dishes will tantalize your taste buds like no other food in the world. If you are planning to visit Amritsar anytime soon and want to taste the local cuisine and feel the pulse of the city, here are 5 iconic eateries that will definitely make your experience worthwhile. read below.

Here are 5 iconic eateries in Amritsar that every foodie must try:

1. Kesar Da Dhaba

Finding this dhaba in the narrow lanes of Chowk Pasiyan is quite simple as everyone knows about it and can point you in the right direction. The seating area appears to be an extension of the original eatery, to accommodate the never-ending crowd that flocks to the eatery on a daily basis. Dal Makhani, Malai Kofta Curry, Punjabi Chole and Lachha Paratha are some of the dishes we would like to recommend to all of you.

  • Where: Chowk Pasian, Gali Rajpura, Near Telephone Exchange, Amritsar, Punjab
  • Cost for two: INR 1200 (approx)

2. Kulcha land

Located on Ranjit Avenue, Kulcha Land is known for its authentic Punjabi style kulchas. You will have a variety of delicious kulchas to choose from, leaving you spoiled for choices. Pair your kulcha thali with a tall glass of lassi and voila, this is the perfect Amritsari meal. Aloo Kulcha and Paneer Kulcha are some of the must-try options.

  • Where: Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab
  • Cost for two: INR 800 (approx)

3. Butter Fish and Chicken Corner

If you are looking for a delicious Amritsari style machhi, then there is no better place than Makhan Fish & Chicken Corner. It used to be a small food centre, but it has now turned into a big restaurant, with magical cuisines served round the clock. Makhan’s fish dishes are out of this world, and it is considered to be one of the best restaurants in Amritsar. Apart from fish, you can also try different chicken dishes.

  • Where: Majitha Road, Amritsar
  • Cost for two: INR 1000 (approx)

4. Beera Chicken House

Majitha Road is a well-known area for having the best non-vegetarian restaurants in Amritsar. Tourists and locals can be seen with wide eyes and salivating mouths in search of the most delectable chicken and mutton dishes. A popular restaurant in the area, Beera Chicken House, is known for its meaty offerings. Their dishes like Chicken Tikka, Keema Naan, and Tandoori Chicken have become so popular that many tourists include this restaurant in their itinerary when visiting Amritsar.

  • Where: Majitha Road, Amritsar
  • Cost for two: INR 1000 (approx)

5. Sweets of Kanha

For a hearty Punjabi breakfast, try Kanha Sweets. Dipping into their aloo ki sabzi with a poori floating on it is an experience you will remember for days after you leave Amritsar. We also recommend you to try their Besan Ke Laddoos and Pinis.

  • Where: Dayanand Nagar, Amritsar, Punjab
  • Cost for two: INR 500 (approx)

So, keep this food guide to Amritsar handy on your next trip and do let us know what you liked in the comments section below!

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