Assam restaurants

Top Choice Assamese in Guwahati


The lunch thalis (₹280 to ₹525) at Paradise are archetypal Assamese spreads, bringing together a wide range of local culinary flavours on one platter. Try the subtly flavoured fish tenga (sour curry) and you’re boun…
Top Choice Assamese in Jorhat


In a well-spaced dining room off MG Rd, Chouka's menu is full of bamboo shoots, banana flowers, elephant apple, mustard greens, poultry in sesame-seed sauce, fish in tenga (sour) curry and items steamed in banana le…
North Indian in Guwahati


Inside the stately Dynasty hotel, this stylish upscale restaurant has delicious North Indian dishes, including excellent tandoori items, biryanis and plenty of vegetarian choices. Meals are served by waiters in Mugh…
North Indian in Dibrugarh

Moti Mahal Delux

Hotel Rajawas boasts the polished Moti Mahal restaurant, popular with the town's gastronomes and serving superb North Indian food, including staples such as chicken tikka masala and palak paneer (cottage cheese chun…
Cafeteria in Tezpur

Spring Valley

This incredibly busy and popular cafeteria serves hot, tasty snacks and mini meals throughout the day – the puris (puffed-up deep-fried flatbreads) are simply scrumptious. The bakery section has a decent range of mu…
Assamese in Kaziranga National Park


Fried duck, fish in semi-sour tenga sauce, pork with bamboo shoots, stir-fried banana hearts and mustard greens – there's a full range of Assamese delights at this 12-table roadside restaurant. The traditional Assam…
Adivasi in Guwahati


There are various cuisines here, including Tibetan, Chinese and biryanis, but what really stands out is the Naga tribal food. It's available as good-value thalis, which include chicken, pork or fish with bamboo shoo…
Cafe in Majuli Island

Majuli Cycle Cafe

A spacious, relaxed hangout on the main road in Garamur that rents out good B'Twin mountain bikes for ₹200 per day (₹150 for groups of four or more). It also prepares biryanis, pakoras, grilled sandwiches, chips, cu…
Assamese in Guwahati

Majulir Asanj

This reliable restaurant, about 200m off MRD Rd, specialises in the food of Majuli Island. Go for fish steamed in banana leaf or an Assamese thali (available with duck, chicken, or vegetarian). You'll find it opposi…
Multicuisine in Sivasagar

Sky Chef

Smartly appointed and featuring a good range of well-prepared North Indian and Chinese dishes, this classy restaurant is a great place to enjoy dinner after a long day sightseeing.