Restaurants

Top Choice Odishan in Puri

Wildgrass Restaurant

At delightful, tranquil Wildgrass, grab a table at one of the thatched pavilions dotted around the lush garden and tuck into excellent local and regional specialities categorised by their origins (Odishan, Chilikan …
Top Choice Odishan in Bhubaneswar

Kanika

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…
Top Choice Chinese in Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

New Hong Kong Restaurant

For over two decades the Chen family has been providing authentic Chinese in Sambalpur and this place draws crowds from far and wide. The menu also includes several Thai dishes and some tasty Indian-Chinese fusion d…
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

Dalma

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 …
Sweets in Puri

Puri Cheesecake

Bikram Sahoo and his six brothers have been churning out this unique Odishan delight, known as chhena poda (‘burnt cheese’) – a cross between a cheesecake and a flan – for more than 45 years from their sweetshop in …
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 (₹…
North Indian in Puri

Grand

This large, pure-veg locals’ favourite offers plenty of off-menu dishes, so even if you don’t see the bhindi chatpati (okra), gobi Hyderabadi (cauliflower), or kadhai veg (creamy curried vegies) on the menu, ask for…
South Indian in Bhubaneswar

Truptee

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…