Top Choice International in Port Blair

Excel Restaurant

This alluring bamboo-rooftop restaurant above Hotel Lalaji Bay View (not to be confused with the seedy downstairs bar), brings a ‘Havelock’ menu to the city, with grilled fish, burgers, Israeli dishes etc. Wi-fi acc…
Indian in Port Blair


An excellent veg option that looks like a high-school cafeteria and serves delicious dosas and rich North Indian–style curries.
Seafood in Port Blair

Lighthouse Residency

Select your meal from the display of red snapper, crab or tiger prawns to barbecue (served with rice and chips), and head to its rooftop for a cold Kingfisher beer. There’s a cheaper second branch in an outdoor shac…
Multicuisine in Port Blair


Right on the water with a lovely cool sea breeze, the Bayview is a top spot to grab lunch out of town.
Indian in Port Blair

Gagan Restaurant

Popular with locals, this hole-in-the-wall Bengali restaurant serves up great food at good prices, including Nicobari fish, crab curries, coconut chicken, and dosas for breakfast.
Seafood in Port Blair

New Lighthouse Restaurant

The New Lighthouse is the sort of open-air seafood place autorickshaw drivers recommend because they assume this is what Port Blair tourists are looking for. Unfortunately, it’s breezy and open air because it’s kind…