Jaipur cuisine is famous for its grandeur. If you are visiting this city, you ought to taste certain delicacies of the land. There are lakhs of different styles of eateries, restaurants and cafés in Jaipur. It is very important to choose a good one to enjoy quality food. Here are the top places to enjoy eating in Jaipur.
Top Ten Restaurants in the city
1. Tapri central
This hotel is famous for fusion of Jaipur cuisine with western cuisine. You ought to try flirt tea of this shop. It is a vegetarian hotel found near Central Park of Prithviraj Road. It is a moderate budget hotel.
2. Rawat Mishtan Bandar
This is a vegetarian hotel famous for snack items of Jaipur cuisine. You ought to enjoy kachoris here. Every foodie visiting Jaipur should pay a visit to this hotel. It is a moderate budget restaurant located in Sindhi Camp.
3. Lakshmi MishtanBhandar
This restaurant is famous for sweets and fast food. You can find all kinds of North Indian sweet items. This is a vegetarian hotel for a little high budget people. This quality restaurant is located in Johari Bazaar.
4. Om Revolving restaurant
The place is for a little more than food. You can get a great view of the city as you dine. Music and traditional songs are played in the hotel during evenings. This is for mid-luxury diners looking for snack dishes. This hotel is located on the 14th floor of Hotel Om Tower in Mirza Ismail Road.
5. 1135 AD
As the name indicates, you would be dining in 12th century. The décor, upholstery and the whole ambience is chosen to recreate the ancient royal dining style. Staring from gold enameled tables to interior decoration, you would be presented an authentic royal dining spot. You can enjoy traditional Mughali or Rajasthani food here. This is a non-vegetarian hotel for luxury diners. It is located in Amer Palace near Sheela Mata temple. ‘Lal Maas’ is an important delicacy to enjoy in this restaurant.
6. Spice Court
This is the restaurant to visit if you are planning to enjoy authentic Rajasthani cuisine. The restaurant is set up in a courtyard and you can enjoy dishes made with fresh spices. You can enjoy a traditional tribal styled dish, Jungli Maas here. This hotel is for foodies trying to experience the original taste of the cuisine.
7. Dragan House
As the name goes by, this eastern style restaurant serves Chinese and Thai cuisine. The ambience of the place goes with the cuisine. This is a cliché Chinese hotel located in Country Inn and Suites.
Other top restaurants to visit are Handi restaurant, Sharma Dhaba and others.
Top foods to enjoy
Top special Jaipur dishes to try at least once during your vacation are :
Jaipur masala tea - comes with samosa or bun.
Golgappas or panipuri - A spicy snack and you can request for a less spicier version.
Lassi - Sweet blended yogurt flavored with cardamom, fruit or syrup.
Srikhand - Traditional Jaipur sweet.
Sabudane Khichdi - Snack.
Top delicacies to enjoy in Jaipur
Puri sabzi – typical Jaipur breakfast item with crispy kachori and stuffing of daal.
Hot jelabis – hot sweet fried jelabi soaked in sugar syrup.
Cardamom flavored lassi
Thandai – spiced milk.
Aloo tikki – potato based dish.
Safed Makhhan toast – local bread toasted over coal and served with white butter.