Top Choice Punjabi in Amritsar

Bharawan Da Dhaba

Pronounced 'praa-waan', this down-to-earth Amritsar institution has been serving lip-smacking Punjabi treats since 1912. Order yourself a regional thali here, and you'll be treated to a delectable platter comprising…
Top Choice Punjabi in Amritsar

Kesar Da Dhaba

Originally founded in Pakistan's Punjab province, this 100-year-old eatery relocated to Amritsar after Partition. Since then, it has been serving up delicious paratha thalis (₹200 to ₹250) and silver-leaf-topped fir…
Top Choice Punjabi in Amritsar

Makhan Fish

This no-frills restaurant does the definitive version of Amritsar's legendary fried fish and oven-baked fish tikkas, as well as a number of local preps featuring chicken, mutton and fish. Note that the signature fis…
Multicuisine in Amritsar

Crystal Restaurant

Worth the splurge, this classy, ground-floor restaurant has a fin-de-siècle air, with mirror-lined walls and ornate stucco trim. The menu is dominated by Mughlai favourites – the house speciality is the delicious mu…
North Indian in Amritsar

Kanha Sweets

Apart from being a top-notch confectionery, this small but incredibly popular takeaway joint is known for the best puri platters (₹70) in Amritsar, comprising balloon-like puris, sharply flavoured potato curry and p…
Punjabi in Amritsar

Brothers’ Dhaba

This fast and friendly upmarket dhaba serves some of Amritsar’s tastiest parathas stuffed with herbs, potato and pomegranate seeds that burst in the mouth as tiny explosions of taste. It also does hot and yummy brea…
Indian in Amritsar

Gurdas Ram

Get your fingers sticky at this 60-year-old jalebi joint, serving up the delicious Indian dessert consisting of saffron-coloured coils of deep-fried batter dunked in sugar syrup. The place is so famous they even nam…
Multicuisine in Amritsar


Not far from the Golden Temple, this tiny two-tone eatery is a convenient spot to recharge your batteries. It does some quick-and-easy multicuisine dishes, including a backpacker breakfast and some South Indian stap…
Multicuisine in Amritsar

Shudh Restaurant

This clean, modern vegetarian food court has several counters selling tasty meals, snacks, shakes and mocktails, a fair number of which are accented with Chinese and Italian flavours.