Delhi has so much more to offer than what meets the eye, and the food it serves is no exception! Snack serving eateries or hawkers can be found on almost every street in this area, which is probably why foodies adore it. Delhi is not just a hub for historians with amazing architecture and hidden stories but also a destination where you can find your favourite food in different forms. Authentic, rich and full of flavours, that’s what Delhi is all about. There are many joints to have the best street food in Delhi and it’s fairly difficult to choose which one to go for.
Do you want to sample some delectable desserts and finger-licking snacks? Kachoris, Kheer, meat gravy, nihari, or Aloo Tikki come to mind. If your mouth is watering already, try any of the delicacies mentioned below.
Find the best street food joints in Delhi below-
The university area is not just famous for reasonable PGs and all prominent colleges of Delhi University but also because it has some major food spots which you must try.
Best Picks: Chache Di Hatti, Bille Di Hatti, Momo’s Point near Miniso, South Indian Cafe and much more!
Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya, Yellow Line
Hudson Lane is a short distance from the main North Campus area and is home to some of Delhi’s best cafes and restaurants. These quirky eateries, which primarily serve Italian, Cafe, and Fast Food cuisine, provide an amazing culinary experience at an extremely affordable price.
Best Picks: Xero Degrees, Woodbox Cafe, Big Yellow Door, Rico’s, Indus Flavours, QD’s, etc.
Nearest Metro Station: Guru Tegh Bahadur Nagar (Yellow Line)
Old Delhi: Authentic Street Food Paradise
Old Delhi, one of the most famous places in Delhi for the best food, is where it all began. Yeah, it all started here from here with chaat papri, dahi bhallas, jalebi, Daulat ki Chaat, and so on. Old Delhi, a heaven for street food, authentic Mughlai cuisine, and sweets lovers. It has been maintaining its glorious charm and past culinary delights. If you like biographies that are based on personal experience, this is the book for you.
Best Picks: Parathe Vali Gali, Daulat Ki Chaat, Natraj Bhalle Wala, Meghraj & Sons, Tiwari Bros, Old Famous Jalebi Wala, Lotan Chole Wala, Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala, Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandaar and Bishan Swaroop, Shiv Mishthan Bhandara, and Ghantewala Halwai and a lot more!
Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk (Yellow Line)
Apart from street food, this is a little upmarket choice but the taste and quality of the restaurants are just so wow! You can find many places where the best food in Delhi is served. Some of them are, Have More, Gulati, and Chicken Inn. Pindi is the place to go for tandoori food lovers, while Ichiban is the place to go for Pan Asian food lovers. Veg Gulati is the best choice for vegetarians. Pandara Road is home to some of Delhi’s best restaurants, all of which you should visit at least once.
Best Picks: Have More, Ichiban, Gulati, Pindi, etc.
Nearest Metro Station: Khan Market (Violet Line)
There are many nice places to eat in Delhi for foodies. NSP has a great mix of street food, fast food, and fine dining restaurants, as well as some of the best shakes in town. BTW serves aloo Tikki and chaat, and Billu’s Hut and Hashtag Foods are good options for students looking for a fast snack.
Best Picks: Billu’s Hut, Hashtag Foods, Barbeque Nation, Sura Ve and a lot more.
Nearest Metro Station: NSP Metro Station (Red and Pink Line)
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