Jaipur, the Pink City, is not just known for being culturally and historically significant but also a bustling hub for food enthusiasts. From traditional Rajasthani cuisine to modern culinary delights, the city offers a rich variety of flavours that cater to every palate. Whether you are a local or a traveller, exploring Jaipur’s vibrant food scene is a must. Here’s a specially curated list of the top 10 popular places in Jaipur that promise an unforgettable dining experience.

Also Read: Jaipur In 24 Hours: Exploring The City’s Foodie Stops, Bazaars And Historical Gems

Here Are 10 Hidden Gems Of Jaipur That You Shouldn’t Miss

1. Thali & More

Want to have authentic Rajasthani thali but on a budget? Then Thali & More can cater to your needs! This restaurant serves only delectable food, with their signature Rajasthani thali being the highlight. What will you get in this thali, you ask? Well, everything! Right from Gatta Curry to Bejad Roti. Another thing that you should not miss is their tasty Dal Bati Churma Thali comes with Masala Bati, Mirchi Tapore, Lehsun Chutney and so much more! If you want to taste the authentic flavours of Rajasthani cuisine, then Thali & More is the place to be!

Where: 1st-floor plot no, C 46, Sarojini Marg, Panch Batti, C Scheme, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur.

When: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

2. Meraaki Kitchen

Are you looking for a place with good food and ambience? Then head to Meraaki kitchen! Based in Civil Lines, this restaurant serves multiple cuisines – from Asian to Italian – to tantalize your taste buds. They also provide you with a long list of cocktail and mocktail options to choose from. If you are visiting this place for the first time and don’t know what to indulge in, make sure to try their Vada Pav Slider, Peri Peri Pizza and Hibiscus and Coconut cooler. Trust us, you will not regret it!

Where: Near Civil Lines Metro Station Piller No. 88, 27, Ajmer Road, Madrampur, Jaipur.

When: 12:00 noon – 10:00 pm

3. Anokhi Café

If you are all about health and organic ingredients, then Anokhi café is a must-visit place for you. This beautiful cafe focuses on fresh ingredients and coffee responsibly sourced from their local farm. From freshly baked cakes to crunchy salads, this café has it all. Their Sun-dried tomato & cream cheese bagel and Pizza with caramelized onions & goats are a must-try, so make sure to try their unique blend of health and taste.

Where: 2nd floor, KK Square, Prithviraj Road, Panch Batti, C Scheme, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur.

When: 10:00 am – 7:30 pm

4. Vitthal’s Kitchen

Run by differently-abled people, Vitthal’s Kitchen is the only restaurant in Jaipur that encourages the use of sign language. This homey restaurant serves North Indian and Chinese food and is super affordable. Make sure to try their Dal Fry, Veg Handi, Pav Bhaji and Masala Tea to excite your taste buds. Aside from food, this place has a vibrant interior and positive vibe which will make you visit it again and again. 

Where: 29A, Opposite Laxmi Mandir Cinema, Sahkar Marg, Tonk Road, Jaipur

When: 12:00 noon – 9:30 p.m.

5. Nand Chat Bhandar

Nand Chat Bhandar is a paradise for street food lovers, especially those who love pani puri. This bustling spot offers tangy and spicy water-filled puris with a variety of delicious fillings, providing an explosion of flavours with every bite. Despite its modest appearance, Nand Chat Bhandar has earned a loyal following for its irresistible taste and lively atmosphere! It is the perfect pit stop for a quick snack or an evening indulgence.

Where: Fashion Street, Raja Park, Jaipur.

When: 4 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

6. Rawat Mishthan Bhandar

Rawat Mishthan Bhandar is a legendary place in Jaipur known for its delectable sweets and snacks. Their iconic pyaaz and mawa kachori draw food lovers from all over the country. This bustling sweet shop also offers a wide range of traditional Rajasthani sweets, each made with utmost care and precision. 

Where: Hotel Neelam, B9, Station Road, in front of Polo Victory Hotel, Lalpura Colony, Sindhi Camp, Jaipur

When: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

7. Samrat Restaurant, Chaura Rasta

Samrat restaurant, located in the vibrant Chaura Rasta area, is a restaurant loved for its Rajasthani and North Indian cuisine. The restaurant offers a wide spread of regional dishes, providing a true taste of Rajasthan. Whether you are a local or a tourist, a visit to Samrat Restaurant promises an authentic and memorable dining experience, leaving you with a satisfied palate and happy heart.

Where: Shop No.273, Choura Rasta, Pink City, Bapu Bazar, Biseswarji, Jaipur.

When: 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

8. Taruveda Cocktails and Bistro

If you are planning to have a good time on a budget, then Taruveda Cocktails and Bistro is the place to be. This little bistro is a hidden gem in a true sense offering a fusion of modern and Indian cuisine. The patio seating and the chic indoor décor set the stage for a memorable dining experience. Highlights from the food menu? Don’t forget to try their Blue Litchi, Burrata & Chargrilled Veg. Salad, and Chimichurri Pizza. Taruveda’s wide range of food offerings will make your stomach full but not your heart.

Where: Moti Doongri Road, Anand Puri, Gangawal Park, Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur

When: 12:00 noon – 11:15 p.m.

9. Govindam Retreat

A beautiful little restaurant that captures the vibrant spirit of Rajasthan, Govindam Retreat will transport you to older, simpler times. This restaurant is perfect for family dining and you can enjoy Rajasthani thali and cuisine at a reasonable price. While visiting this restaurant, make sure to indulge in their Kadi Pakoda, Nargasi Kofta, Bajre ka Khichda, Khand Shahi, and Ker Sangar. Their delectable food combined with traditional aesthetics will make your experience wholesome!

Where: First Floor, Rajasthan Shilp Gram Udyog, Brahampuri, Rajamal Ka Talab Road, Kanwar Nagar, Jaipur

When: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

10. Mamu’s Infusion

Nestled in Jaipur’s popular area, C Scheme, Mamu’s Infusion has a chilled-out vibe along with colourful and vibrant interiors. This place serves multiple cuisines – from Italian to Lebanese – so make sure to not eat anything before you pay a visit. Must-tries at Mamu’s Infusion include ravioli, risotto, honey chilli fries, falafel and Mezze Platter. Pair these delectable dishes with a wide range of mocktails (our favourite being Blueberry Mojito) and enjoy!

Where: Mangalam Ambition Tower, Subhash Marg, Panch Batti, C Scheme, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur.

When: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Also Read: Eat Like A Local: Top 10 Street Food Joints In Jaipur That You Shouldn’t Miss

When in Jaipur, make sure to visit these beautiful restaurants!

By Alex Benjamin

Alex Benjamin, historian, quizmaster, and author, passionately explores history's depths. Renowned for unearthing forgotten facts, he's a quiz expert captivating audiences worldwide.

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