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 …
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 …
North Indian in Puri


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…
Chinese in Puri

Chung Wah

Inside the Lee Garden Hotel, this place certainly has the look of a classic Chinese restaurant: dark-wood booths, lattice screens, lots of red and gold and dragon imagery. The food, courtesy of Chinese transplants f…
Indian in Puri

Two States

This excellent new restaurant inside the Mayfair Heritage hotel specialises in two cuisines: Odishan and Bengali. Seafood is the star here and all items on the succinct menu are well executed. Try the prawn cutlet o…
Indian in Konark

Suntemple Hotel

A busy, friendly, AC restaurant with a big range of Indian veg and nonveg dishes, as well as traveller favourites such as chips and banana pancakes. Out back it also has a few simple rooms (₹450 to ₹550, with AC ₹87…
Multicuisine in Puri

Peace Restaurant

This Puri stalwart, with seating in a shaded front courtyard, is still the most pleasant budget option, doing nice work with Western breakfasts and pasta, but excelling at simple thalis. Save room for house desserts…
Cafe in Puri

Honey Bee Bakery & Pizzeria

Decent pizzas and pancakes, espresso-machine coffee (₹80), toasted sandwiches and breakfast fry-ups (including bacon!) – are here at this cute cafe-restaurant with rooftop seating. Popular for breakfast but otherwis…
Indian in Gopalpur-on-Sea

Sea Shell Fast Food

Cheap and cheerful alfresco dining on the esplanade overlooking the beach; noodles dishes and biriyanis are both served.