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Restaurants and Food in Agra

Agra is very rich in culinary arts since ancient times. It was the home of Mughalai dishes as well as some Indian delicacies and sweets. People visiting agra can explore every type and budget for their breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Ample choice of food and cuisines in Agra

Since Agra is a major attraction for national and international tourists, a number of hotels offer cuisines which suits to their tastebuds. We can get any type of food– Indian, Mughlai, Continental and Chinese,to name a few. There are few restaurants who either specialises in Continental, Chinese or Mughlai food.

One of the best restaurants in Agra

When you discuss a restaurant or cuisine in Agra, Esphahan will easily find its place in the top slot, always! A restaurant serving choiciest Indian or Continental cuisines in top grade Hotel Oberoi Amarvillas Agra stood by the time due to its best food, comforts and presentation.

Other Food Joints in Agra

  • Mumtaz Cafeis an another entity to the world of food and cuisines in Agra. If you are fond of nice, fresh and inexpensive food, the Mumtaz Cafe is the right choice for you.
  • Peshawari restaurant, as name suggest serves Mughlai cuisines at ITC Mughal hotels with the best preparations by the choiciest chefs. Dal bukhara, naans and non-vegetarian dishes are really mouth watering. If you happens to be there, you will always miss it!
restaurant, Agra
Peshawari restaurant, Agra (Pic courtesy: ITC Mughal, Agra)
  • Pinch of Spice seems to be amongst the best budget restaurant for Indian, Chinese and Mughlai delicacies. It has two outlets in the city. Their servings are nice and fresh. Ambience is too the likings of foreigners. Thats the reason, it is equally patronised by local and foreign tourists. The only negative point of the restaurant is that you may need to wait a little and may be for an hour during weekends.

Indian food, South Indian preparations and Gujrati, Bengali as well as Mahrashtrian cuisines’ are well served in many resturants here.Some people and tourists are also fond of local vegetarian food, sweets and breakfast items, which are served only in and around the city.

Street Food in Agra

Bedai or Kachori is a stuffed fried breakfast of grind pulses along with a lot of spices. The spices are mixed in such a proprtion that they feel very adversely on our tastebuds! They are served with a serving of vegetable which again consists of potato and a little of curd.

Street food, Agra
Street food of Agra– Bedai (Pic: www.mulpix.com)

The Bedai makes good combination with Jalebis, which are syrupy sweet, made of grind pulse and shaped like a whirl or so.

A number of street vendor specialises in these items only and the breakfast can be had anywhere in the narrow street of Agra. Deviram, GMB, Shanti Sweets are some good name of the brand Bedai and Jalebis.The breakfast of these items can be had from 8 AM to 11 AM, but some enterprising vendors serve it from as early as 6.00 AM onwards.

Panchi and Brijwasi Petha

Local sweet of Petha and namkeen is very popular in and around Agra. People buy petha sweets before they leave for their homes for their near and dear. Panchi Petha and Brijwasi Petha have become brandname in the sweet market of Agra.

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