Top Choice Odishan in Bhubaneswar


Located at the Mayfair Lagoon hotel, tiny Kanika does a don't-miss job with regional Odishan recipes, excelling with local seafood. Specialities include kankada yarkari (crab curry); slow-cooked, spiced pomfret; mus…
Odishan in Bhubaneswar

Odisha Hotel

This dead-simple restaurant is one of the best spots to try authentic Odia cuisine, served in huge proportions thali-style. The menu board is entirely in Odia, so just order veg or nonveg and sit back and await this…
Odishan in Bhubaneswar


This outlet of the small Bhubaneswar chain is widely regarded by locals as the best place in town to sample authentic Odia cuisine, including aloo bharta (a delicious mashed potato and aubergine combination), dalma …
Indian in Bhubaneswar

Khana Khazana

This long-standing evening-only street stall – with plastic chairs and tables spread across the pavement – does a bang-up job with tandoori chicken, delicious chow mein and tasty biryanis. The chicken dum biryani (₹…
South Indian in Bhubaneswar


A great choice for South Indian breakfasts, this clean, family-friendly restaurant does a fine line in dosas (large savoury crêpes), vada (doughnut-shaped deep-fried lentil savoury) and idlis (spongy, fermented rice…
Multicuisine in Bhubaneswar

Tangerine 9

Everything on the panic-inducing menu here (What to order? I want it all!) – North Indian (especially tandoori prawns and pomfret), Chinese and a few Thai thrown in – bursts with the flavour of fresh herbs and spice…
Indian in Bhubaneswar

Hare Krishna Restaurant

The beautifully lacquered Gujarati sankheda furniture stands out at this stylish but unpretentious veg restaurant where you can enjoy delicious curries, biryanis and tandoor flat breads in a soothing atmosphere. Ent…
Street Food in Bhubaneswar

Aryan Kabab

This friendly stall kicks off as the sun goes down, grilling three types of flavourful chicken kebabs. The green ones, marinated in a heady mix of mint, coriander, spinach and green chillies, are a wonderful explosi…
Street Food in Bhubaneswar

Sri Ram Mandir Tiffin Centre

Dahi vada (vada in a slightly spicy yoghurt sauce) is the classic Odishan breakfast dish, and locals flock to this streetside stall beside Sri Ram Mandir to have their fill of it, along with other tasty offerings su…
Indian in Bhubaneswar

Maurya Gardens

This small, low-lit, AC-cooled restaurant is a welcome respite from the train station chaos outside. The curries (veg and nonveg) are nice and hot, but you can cool them down with a beer (from ₹190).