Southeastern Odisha restaurants

Top Choice Odishan in Puri

Wildgrass Restaurant

Grab yourself a table at this tranquil restaurant, either in one of the thatched pavilions or the AC dining room, and tuck into excellent house specialities served by super-courteous waiters. The tandoori pomfret is…
Sweets in Puri

Puri Cheesecake

Bikram Sahoo and his six brothers have been churning out the 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 Pu…
Multicuisine in Puri

Peace Restaurant

A Puri stalwart that relocated to a quieter location off the main road, the Peace is a pleasant budget option. It does nice work with Western breakfasts and pasta dishes, but excels at simple local thalis and seafoo…
Indian in Puri

Two States

This excellent 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 or th…
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 and lots of red and gold and dragon imagery. The food is excellent Indo-Chinese — we …
Cafe in Puri

Honey Bee Bakery & Pizzeria

Decent pizzas and pancakes, espresso-machine coffee (₹80), toasted sandwiches and breakfast fry-ups (including bacon) are all here at this cute cafe-restaurant with rooftop seating. It's a popular spot for breakfast…
North Indian in Puri

Grand

This large, pure-veg local 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 vegetables) on the menu, ask f…
Indian in Gopalpur-on-Sea

Krishna Restaurant

In a lane branching off the main street leading up to the beach, this small restaurant plates up local faves such as paneer (cottage cheese) in spicy gravy, fish curry, chicken curry, seafood, noodles and fried rice…
Indian in Konark

Sun Temple Hotel

A busy AC restaurant with a big range of Indian veg and nonveg dishes, as well as traveller favourites such as chips and banana pancakes. It also has a few simple rooms (d ₹750, with AC ₹1150) out back. It’s right b…
Fast Food in Gopalpur-on-Sea

Sea Shell Fast Food

This shack features cheap and cheerful alfresco dining on the esplanade overlooking the beach. Noodles, biriyanis and seafood preps seem to strike a chord with its patrons.