Top ChoiceOdishan in Bhubaneswar

Kanika

Located at the Mayfair Lagoon hotel, tiny Kanika does a fabulous job with regional Odishan recipes, particularly excelling with local seafood. Specialities include kankada yarkari (crab curry); slow-cooked,...

Top ChoiceOdishan in Bhubaneswar

Dalma

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

North Indian in Bhubaneswar

Narula's

Among the best North Indian kitchens in town, this stylish, air-conditioned restaurant serves perfectly cooked tandoori chicken, as well as other classics including butter chicken, dhal makhani (black lentils and...

South Indian in Bhubaneswar

Truptee

A great choice for South Indian breakfasts, this clean, family-friendly restaurant does a fine line in dosas (paper-thin lentil-flour pancakes), vadas (doughnut-shaped deep-fried lentil savoury) and idlis...

Odishan in Bhubaneswar

Odisha Hotel

This simple restaurant is one of the best spots to try authentic Odishan cuisine, served in huge thali-style proportions. There's an English menu available, which also lists a long line of nonveg preps (mutton,...

Asian in Bhubaneswar

Tangerine 9

Everything on the pan-Asian menu here — encompassing North Indian, Chinese and a few seafood staples thrown in — bursts with the flavour of fresh herbs and spices. It's very popular with locals; find it on the...

Indian in Bhubaneswar

Hare Krishna Restaurant

The beautifully lacquered Gujarati sankheda furniture stands out at this stylish but unpretentious vegetarian restaurant where you can enjoy delicious curries, biryanis and tandoor-baked flatbreads in a soothing...

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 noodles and tasty biryanis. The chicken dum biryani...

Street Food in Bhubaneswar

Sri Ram Mandir Tiffin Centre

Dahi vada (vada in flavoured yoghurt sauce) is a popular Odishan breakfast dish, and locals flock to this street-side stall beside Sri Ram Mandir to have their fill, along with other tasty offerings such as...

Street Food in Bhubaneswar

Aryan Kabab

This friendly stall fires up as the sun goes down, grilling three types of chicken kebabs. The green, marinated in a heady mix of mint, coriander, spinach and green chillies, and the red, flavoured with cumin,...

Indian in Bhubaneswar

Maurya Gardens

This low-lit, AC-cooled restaurant is a welcome respite from the train station chaos outside. The curries (veg and nonveg) are nice and hot, and you can wash them down with a chilled beer (from ₹210).