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Best Places To Eat in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, a well projected city which offers unforgettable memories of unbeaten tourist spots, happening nightlife, luxurious accommodations, local shopping areas, and unique lifestyle of this must go place. It fulfills your all dreams what you can expect as a traveler. But Chandigarh trip will not be satisfied if you haven’t visited some top food places and famous restaurants of the city for experience the popular food items with Punjabi flavour.

So, Today I am going to share with you the most famous eating out joints, mouth watering foods, must go restaurant and street food corner of the city. So if you’re travelling or planning a break to visit famous tourist places around Chandigarh, don’t forget to visit these food places for taste the delicious recipes of this world class well planned city. Let’s check it out-

Eating Out in Chandigarh : Restaurants, Foods Joints

Barbeque Nation


No doubt one of the top rated and most visiting restaurants of Barbeque Nation chain for dining in Chandigarh. The best thing about Barbeque Nation is that you can enjoy unlimited barbecue starters with veg and non-veg dinner with the live music & dance performance by restaurant staff. You may also expect free cocktail/mocktails/beer in lunch (but not on weekends :-) . One more thing that is very exciting about Barbeque Nation is that you can grill your snacks yourself. So it can be good time to know your cooking skilll…just kidding :-)  You have both options, either you can grill or you can order for it. But don’t focus only on snacks, they have large range of veg and non-veg course with delicious mouth-watering recipes. So, plan a day, visit there & try these. I bet you will not be disappointed.

Address: SCO 39, Madhya Marg, Sector 26, Chandigarh

Backpackers Cafe

Without doubt, Backpackers is the best option for superior breakfast with wide range of continental & local foods. You can taste there verities of fast foods, soft drinks, non-veg dishes, grill items, soups, snacks, salads  and a perfect cup of tea or coffee with your family, friends, or loving one. There is enough area to sit together and take breakfast with pleasant feeling. But this place is expensive too, so you may have to pay one thousand rupees for two onwards for one time breakfast.

Address: SCF- 16, 9D, Sector 9, Chandigarh

Sindhi Sweets


Located in Sector 17-C, Sindhi Sweets is the hub of delicious traditional desserts, varieties of ice-creams & shakes, spicy chaat & Indian cuisine, local desi snacks, and must go restaurant to eat south Indian & Chinese foods in Chandigarh. So, if you’re looking for a good food place near sector-17 market with the premium quality and varieties of cuisine, then Sindhi Sweets is the top recombination from my side. But don’t expect any non-veg recipe, it offers only veg foods. So, whenever you plan to visit Chandigarh sector 17 shopping market, don’t forget to taste the delicious sweets and Indian meals at Sindhi Sweets.

Address: S.C.O. 108-111, Shopping Plaza, Sector 17-C, Chandigarh

Gopal’s Sweets


However, Gopal’s originally located in Patiala which is well known for its quality now has opened up in sector 8 Chandigarh with fully decorated and wooden interior. It is sweet shop cum vegetarian restaurant which offers desserts to namkeen, traditional spicy chaat to cold ice-cream, pizzas to cakes & snacks, Chinese to south Indian and others continental’s famous dishes. Gopal’s is the best option for lunch and dinner both especially if you are going with your family.

Address: SCO 20-21, Madhya Marg, Sector 8-C, Chandigarh

Address: SCO 459 – 460, Sector 35 C, Chandigarh

Address: SCO 64 – 65, Sector 15 D, Chandigarh

Pal Dhaba


There is no doubt Pal Dhaba is the first choice of Punjabi food lovers and the best Dhaba for eating out in Chandigarh. Dhaba accommodation is not such fancy, but the food offers by Pal Dhaba is just delicious and unbeaten.  If you’re vegetarian then options are limited, but if you are hard core lover of oily, spicy, fried and buttery non-veg foods, there are endless recipes of chicken and mutton. Tandoori chicken, butter chicken, butter keema kaleji, mutton and chicken curries are the must try food items of Pal Dhaba.

This is most preferred place for those who just love to eat mouthwatering non veg dishes and not bothered about the crowd.

Address: Shop 165-166, Sector 28-D, Chandigarh

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Sagar Ratna

If you are searching the best Chinese food restaurant in Chandigarh, then Sagar Ratna is the answer of your search. However, Sagar Ratna offers south and north Indian both types of dishes, but south Indian recipes are the specialty of Sagar Ratna. It brings the real flavor of south Indian food to Chandigarh. Sagar Ratna special thali, south Indian thali, rasam with papad, coconut uttapam, dal/dahi vada and dosa are the highly demanded items of Sagar Ratna restaurant.

Address: SCO 47, Sector 17-E / SCO 409 & 410, Sector 35 C, Chandigarh

Hot Millions


Hot Millions is the must stop food midpoint in sector 17 Chandigarh which is not only fit to every pocket, but also offers best yummy foods with great deals to massive ambience. It is the best fast food restaurant in Chandigarh which large range of delicious recipes, not only fast foods, but also Chinese, European, Italian, Indian and some top local dishes. Accommodation is also excellent with facility to play video games during free or waiting time. So, you’re travelling around sector 17 shopping center, must go Hot Millions once. It is the best eating out joint for couples, families, students and working professionals.

Hot Millions also offers free home delivery services. So if you are in hurry or you don’t have enough time to wait, book you favorite food from your workspace or home in minutes, and get the lip-smacking food at your table 🙂

Address: SCO 196 & 197, Sector 17-C / SCO 429 & 430, Sector 35-C, Chandigarh


Another most popular mutli cuisine resto bar of Chandigarh heart place Sector 17. Ghazal’s platter has something for everyone, either you addicted to Mughlai, Tandoori, European, Continental, Chinese, or traditional north Indian Punjabi dishes; Ghazal promises to serve you the best with musical Ghazals 🙂 Must try few some top demanded and famous recipes of Ghazal like handi meat, murg malai kebab, chicken lababdar, paneer/chicken tikka, and mancho & tomato soup. So, just plan a day for lunch or dinner at Ghazal, and experience the taste of fine luscious food in first-class environment with better service.

Address: SCO 89-90-91, 17G, Sector 17 C, Chandigarh



Another one of the oldest and famous family resto-bar of Chandigarh city located in sector 17. It is best known for its classy looks, traditional interior, awesome food and live band music. Accommodation is also very large as more than 150 customers can sit and enjoy the drinks at bar. However Mehfil is costly too, so you may have to pay 500 – 1000/- onwards for two peoples very usually. Non-veg foods are the main course of Mehfil, but you can also try veg recipes there. So plan accordingly and visit there at-least once, I believe you will not be disappointed.

Address: SCO 183 – 185, Sector 17 C, Chandigarh


Sher-e-Punjab really doesn’t need any introduction if you belong to Chandigarh. It is a chain of restaurants that is rather old in Chandigarh. If you are looking for Punjabi traditional Dhaba type of food, Sher-e-Punjab is just for you. It offers best of the best veg/non-veg foods with Punjabi traditional touch. And some of the must try food items are butter chicken with roomali roti… So I think no need to discuss more about Sher-e-Punjabi. As the name seems ‘ Sher-e-Punjab’, I just say it is awesome, foods are very well, seating facility is also fine, good for dinning with family, and suit to every pocket.

Address: Shop No. 322, Himalaya Marg, Sector 35-B, Chandigarh

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  1. Really Nice post.I hope you are writing more..

  2. Mrs. Ashoo Deswal

    Sher e Punjab restaurant. Is my choice.

  3. Great Compiled List of great Restaurants! Still some new good brands came up. Would appreciate if you make a effort to update on regular basis!

    Still appreciable work!

  4. Really Chandigarh is full of such amazing place to dine-in. Specially Pal Dhaba is my favorite, i just enjoy eating there.

  5. Really Chandigarh is full of such amazing place to dine-in. Specially Pal Dhaba is my favourite, I just enjoy eating there.

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