Your Local Food Guide | Head to THESE 7 famous Ahmedabad eateries to taste their signature dishes

Your Local Food Guide | Head to THESE 7 famous Ahmedabad eateries to taste their signature dishes

A guide to explore Ahmedabad's legendary food scene!

Planning a trip to Ahmedabad or are you a local looking to rediscover your city? Well, the city's food scene is just as captivating and diverse as its historic monuments. And there's no better way to experience it than by trying the iconic eateries in Ahmedabad, that have been around for ages.

So, check out these local food gems and make sure to try their must-have dishes—true classics that Amdavadis love!

Chandravilas for the OG Jalebi and Fafda

Chandravilas, a 123-year-old restaurant, is a cornerstone of Ahmedabad's culinary heritage. Did you know the brand introduced the 'Gujarati Thali' to Amdavadis?!

Today, both locals and visitors flock here for its iconic Fafda and Jalebis. Even historical figures like Sardar Patel and Mahatma Gandhi couldn't resist its charm, and Raj Kapoor himself savored the delights of Chandravilas.

Location: Gandhi Rd, Old City, Tankshal, Khadia, Ahmedabad

Jashuben Shah Pizza for the sweet & savory 'Gujju' Pizza

Forget everything you thought you knew about pizza! Jashuben Shah Pizza is a local legend, serving up a unique and delicious twist on a classic. Imagine a thicker crust with a hint of sweetness, topped generously with cheese – it's an explosion of flavor that will have you wondering why all pizza isn't made this way.

This iconic eatery started in the early 90s by two women, Jashuben and Anderben, and it continues to be a beloved Ahmedabad tradition.

Location: Havmor Restaurant, Shop 9-10, Ground Floor, Century Bazaar, Ahmedabad

Raipur Bhajiya House for 'Heritage Bhajiyas'

Raipur Bhajiya House is a landmark eatery established in 1933. Back then, a kilo of its mouthwatering bhajiyas could be had for a mere rupee! From Gujarat's first chief minister to the current Prime Minister of India, these crispy delights have been enjoyed by patrons of all walks of life.

They offer a variety of bhajiyas, from classic onion and potato to the more adventurous mix-veg, all served piping hot. Their generations-old legacy has earned them the title of "Heritage Bhajiyas," a true testament to their enduring popularity.

Location: Nr Raipur Darwaja, Astodia, Khadia, Ahmedabad

Das Khaman for the yummiest Khamans

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If you're a fan of Gujarati snack, then you absolutely can't miss out on Das Khaman. Founded in 1922, Das Khaman has managed to become a Gujarati favourite by experimenting with new flavours for khaman with every generation. Its Surti Khaman became popular as Das Kaka nu Khaman. 

But don't stop there – the Dahi Khaman, Tamtam Khaman, and Sev Khamani are all equally delicious. For the most authentic experience, head to their original branch in Gol Limda!

Location: Navovas, opp. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Near Danapith, Gol Limda, AhWmedabad

New Irani Restaurant for Chai and Maskabun

Wandering around the Lal Darwaza area? Don't miss the chance to savour a classic Iranian Chai and buttery Maska-bun combo at the New Irani Restaurant. Established before Indian independence, they were the first to introduce this delightful Iranian sweet bread to Ahmedabad, and Amdavadis haven't stopped loving it since.

If you're not a vegetarian, they also offer a range of tempting savoury dishes like Chicken Masala, Mutton Chaap, and Egg Bhurji.

Location: New Irani Restaurant, Opp. Sunheri masjid, Salapose Road, Laxmi Bazar, Ahmedabad

Agashiye for the Gujarati Thali

Perched atop the heritage haveli, House of MG, Agashiye is one of the city's most renowned spots for a Gujarati Thali. Imagine a traditional Gujarati feast served in a regal and historic ambiance.

This fine-dining experience isn't just about food; it's a cultural journey that will transport your taste buds to the heart of Gujarat's rich culinary heritage.

Location: The house of MG, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, Old City, Gheekanta, Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad

Ambika Dalwada for Dalwads

Renowned for its crispy dalwadas, Ambika Dalwada has been a local favorite for years. Its traditional recipe ensure each golden dalwada is a perfect balance of crispy on the outside while being soft and flavourful on the inside.

The eatery's simple yet satisfying fare, often served with a side of fiery green chilies and refreshing onions, is a must-try for any visitor seeking a taste of Ahmedabad's street food culture.

Location:  G – 3, Shivam Complex, B/h H. L. Commerce College, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad

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