Best Food Joints of Kolkata You Must Visit

Welcome to the gastronomic paradise of Kolkata, where every bite is a celebration of flavors! If you're a food enthusiast seeking culinary delights, you're in for a treat. Kolkata, known as the "City of Joy," boasts a vibrant food culture that will entice your taste buds and leave you craving for more. From mouthwatering street food to exquisite fine dining experiences, this city offers a plethora of food joints that are a must-visit for any food lover. Join us on a gastronomic journey as we explore the best food joints in Kolkata, where traditional recipes meet innovation, and authentic flavors are preserved with utmost care. Get ready to embark on a delightful adventure and discover the hidden gems that define Kolkata's culinary legacy.

Food Joints of Kolkata

Food Joints At Kolkata

  1. Kabiraji Cutlet from Regent (S N Banerjee Road).
  2. Moghlai Parota from Anadi Cabin (S N Banerjee Road).
  3. Kosha Mangsho from Golbari (Shyambazar).
  4. Phulkopir Singara from Mrityunjoy (Lansdowne).
  5. O Egg Chicken Roll from Kusum (Park Street)(Campari @ Gariahat & Nizam is a close contender!).
  6. Chicken Rezala from Shabbir (off C R Avenue).
  7. Steak at Oly pub (with beer!!).
  8. Ujjala’s Chanachur ( no comparison anywhere).
  9. Telebhaja from Putiram (College Street.)
  10. Daab Chigri from Kewpies (Elgin Road).
  11. Chicken Cutlet from Baked & Fried/Mukherjee Sweets (Ballygunge Place).
  12. Bijoli Grill’s Fish Roll.
  13. Mochar Chop Dhoka from Apanjan (Sadananda Road.
  14. Boudir’s Lebu Cha (Deshapriya Park).
  15. Kochuri & Tarkari from Tasty Corner (Mandeville Gardens).
  16. Phuchka/Churmur/ Dahi Phuchka from Bilas or Boudi (Southern Avenue).
  17. Chicken Cutlet near Samur (Bhowanipur).
  18. Mishti Doi & Rosogolla from Mithai (Beckbagan).
  19. Sandesh (all types) from Balaram (Bhowanipur) (Naram pak & Ice cream sandesh).
  20. Pantua from Bancharam.
  21. Indrani from Ganguram/ Rabri from Chittaranhan/ Darbesh from Sen Mahasay.
  22. Amritti from Bhim Nag/Ganguram, Maniktala (Jalebis are no match).
  23. Aamer morobba – the best outside Gariahat market.
  24. Kuler achar – the best outside Gariahat market.
  25. Shukno mashla makha tetul – Available with the churanwalas outside all schools, much to the delight of the students and dismay of the parents!!
  26. Dulaler tal mishri.
  27. Dulaler hojmi – mind boggling and healthy too.
  28. Bikrampurer kashundi – Mustard just pales next to this.
  29. Rabri: sharma’s and tiwari brothers. Equally good, equally sinful.
  30. Rolls: Apart from hot kati, campari etc, the slim, succulent ones from Badshah on Lindsay Street.
  31. Bundia: Not the soft Bengali variety called bonde. But the dry-on-the-outside, juicy-when-you-bite variety from Kaligodam in the heart of Burrabazar.
  32. Chops: Various kinds (fish, chicken, mocha etc) from Kalika on Surya Sen St. A stone’s throw from Putiram.
  33. Prawn cocktail and angels on horseback from Mocambo.
  34. Chandankheer: A variant of the chhanar payesh, from Jayashree, next to Bhim Nag in Bowbazar.
  35. Cutlet/Fry: Chittoda on Dacres Lane. Even Writers’ gets the stuff from here.
  36. Lyangcha: From Shri Hari in Bhowanipore. Also their gutke kochuri which sells out by 7 am.
  37. Aflatoon: The submerged-in-ghee sweet from Bombay Sweets on Bentinck Street.
  38. . Doi: Jadab Chandra Das. white, himshitol. Closely followed by Amrito, Shyambajar.
  39. Dimer devil: From Dilkhusa at the College St corner. But I hear they’ve downed shutters.
  40. Dhoper Chop: From Milandar Canteen, Jadavpur University arts faculty.
  41. Meatloaf, salami, roast: Kalman on Free School Street.
  42. Nalen gur from Nadia.
  43. Shor puriya from Krishnonagore
  44. Mutton Biryani from Alia (Bentick Street) or Arsalan.
  45. Goat brain roll (pantha’r ghiloo roll) from Haji Saheb, Behala.
  46. Brain masala at Amber.
  47. Fish pakora- Bengal restaurant behala.
  48. Baby corn manchurian- BBQ park street!
  49. Phuchka, in front of Vardaan Market.
  50. Roast Chilli Pork, Chung Wah, Central Avenue (near the telegraph office).
  51. Chimney Soup, Eau Chew, Ganesh Chandra Avenue (Vijay Mallya loves the stuff here and orders it when in cal).
  52. Tea, Balwant Singh’s Hotel, next to the Harish Mukherjee Road Gurdwara, especially at 1 am at night in winter!
  53. Kesariya Firni, Aminia, Next to the municipal headquarters, esplanade (You can see the real zafraan strands in the cream). Also their Biryani, Kolkata’s lightest.
  54. Mutton Chaanp, The Royal Indian Hotel, opposite Nakhoda Masjid, deep inside Chitpur, Kolkata’s Muslim heartland.
  55. Chelo kebab from peter cat (park street).
  56. Sharbat from paramount (college street).
  57. Yummy rolls from hot kati rolls (park street).
  58. Khiri roll @ Nizam (New Market).
  59. Mutton pasanda kebab from the southern aminia golpark, opposite Mouchak.
  60. Komolabhog from a very tiny shop called madhureno beside Jogesh Chandra College on anwar shah road.

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