Bangalore, the silicon city of India is definitely one of the most expensive cities of India. Therefore it is a presumption that good food here cannot be availed at affordable prices. However, there are some amazing places that offer delicious stuff at modest prices. Some of the best places to visit are:
1. V.V Puram Food Street:
From snacks to meals, starters to desserts, coffee to ice creams, and chatpata chats to creamy pastas, one can find everything on this one street. There are shops and carts on either sides of the road. Some of the best dishes available here are Majjige Kodubale, Spicy Masala Dosa, Dal Holige, Pav Bhaji, Spicy noodles, different types of Manchurians, Butter Sweet Corn and my personal favorite, Chatpata Aloo Tikki.
2. Nagarathpet Food Street:
The place that serves best Idlis in town is Nagarathpet. The legendary Benne Masala Dosa, Mallige idlis, loaded Khicha papad, crispy sweet Jalebis and the Badam Milk to end it makes it a perfect place for authentic dinner. In addition to this, for light diners, there are variety of cut-fruits available as well. At the end of it, a sweet Banarsi Paan acts like a topping on the cake and leaves one’s heart and stomach contented.
3. CTR or Shree Sagar:
Located in Malleshwaram Circle, this place is well known for its breakfast. This place is especially famous for its Dosa. Running successfully since six decades, this place is a must visit for everyone who wish to have a scrumptious breakfast or a fulfilling dinner.
Located in Rajajinagar, this place serves some of the best chats in town. This place is mostly crowded with north-Indians, mostly Marwaris and Gujratis. The most famous dishes here are Pav Bhaji, Mango lassi, Tawa pulav, Aloo Tikki Chats, Mini Pizza, Dabheli, Masala Kadak Rumali and the mouth-watering Jalebi Fafda. This is certainly a one stop place for all the chaat lovers.
5. Suchi Ruchi:
This is a small place located in 11th cross, Malleshwaram. Crispy noodles, Benne masala dosa, Sev-puri, Veg. rolls, Veg ball pepper fry, Mushroom kebabs and Baby corn Lollipops are some of the best dishes available here. Moreover, the prices too are affordable.
6. Veena Stores:
A tiny store located in the busy Margosa Road, Malleshwaram, one can enjoy tasty South Indian dishes in this place. Hot, steaming idlis, served with tasty coconut chatni, Bisibele bath, Avalakki, Shaavge bath are some of the best dishes available here. Furthermore, in spite of being famous, this place has retained its authenticity over the years.
7. Hari’s Sandwich Zone:
Sandwich is one of the most preferred snack, especially by the current generation. This place overtakes every cafeteria in the city, and the sandwich here is loved by the entire city. Some of the most delectable sandwiches available are are the Chocolate sandwich, Chilli Cheese sandwich, Veg Cheese Sandwich, Dahi Toast, Gulkan Toast and American sweet corn sandwich. This place also serves a variety of Juices and Chaats.
8. Kesar Rajasthani Paratha Point:
If one is looking for amazing parathas, this is certainly the place to visit. Parathas can brighten up a gloomy day, and bring a smile on anyone’s face. Palak Parathas, Malabari parathas, Methi Parathas, Paneer Parathas and the evergreen aloo parathas are some of the best parathas available here. This place is located in Basavangudi.
9. Sri Sai 99 variety Dosa :
Dosa in unheard and unimaginable varieties,this place will have you visiting them over and over again. You can never have enough of this place, every time you go here, there’s something new to try, for example Schezwan Dosa, Pav Bhaji Dosa, American Corn and Cheese Dosa, Chutney Sada Dosa, Jini Dosa, Noodles Paneer dosa, Golmal Dosa and Dilkush Dosa are the must try dishes here. This place certainly gives a makeover to the traditional Dosa.
10. Corner House Ice Cream:
Ice creams are an all-time favorite for everyone, and one place that serves the best ice cream at affordable prices, it is Corner House Ice creams. Served in modest white bowls, this place has retained its position as the best ice cream parlor in the city. DBC(Death By Chocolate) is easily the best ice cream for all the chocolate lovers. Further, trilogy is an amazing fruit flavored ice cream. There are other flavors as well, for example hot Chocolate Fudge, Caramello Pudding, Apple Pie, Banana Split and Chocolate Mint Fudge.
11. Chetty’s Corner:
This place is the hangout spot for most college students. Located in various places, it offers some very unique and off-beat dishes. The Pizza Sandwich at this place is one of the best snacks, and is a fusion of the lightness of a sandwich and the flavors of a pizza. This place also offers a variety of Desi Pizzas, and various flavors of Twistato. There are many more things to try out here, so if you are tired of the typical Indian Chats, or the Italian Pizzas, this is a place for you to visit.
12. Gullu’s Chats:
Located in Seshadripuram, Gullu’s Chats is a typical Chat house offering varieties of Chats, both North-Indian and South-Indian. At affordable prices, one can have the best Aloo tikki chat, Pani Puri, Bun Nippat masala, Italian Pani Puri and Cheesy Burgers at this place. In short, if you are ever around Seshadripuram, this is the place to visit.
13. Sairam’s Juice and Chats Centre:
This place is the favourite hangout for students of every college located around Malleshwaram. As a result of friendly staff and palatable chats, this place is easily one of my favorites. Some of the best chats are Crazy Chat, Hong Kong chats, Palak Papdi, Gud-Bud Chats, Time pass Chats and Student’s special. In other words, if you want to relive your college days, this is the place to be at.
14. Kota Kachori:
Kormangala is considered to be one of the most expensive places of the city, however, this place can offer you good food at an affordable price.This place serves some of the best Rajasthani and Gujarati dishes in the town. Some of their best dishes are Sabudana Khichdi, Kadi-Rice, Ghevar, Rajma-Rice, Dal-baati and Chola Batura.
15. Halli Mane:
Located in 11th cross, this place is a delight for every south Indian as it offers meals at low costs, and as the name suggests, the ambiance of a village. Apart from the Thali, some of the dishes here are Akki Roti, Ragi Roti, Haalbhay, Fried Rice and different types of Holige. In colnclusion, this is undoubtedly the best place for a fulfilling South Indian Thali in Malleshwaram.