Rajkot is a quintessential Saurashtrian and Kathiyavadi melting pot. It is not just the usual Gujarati Thali – there is so much more to Kathiyavadi food that one realizes only when one dares to order from the Kathiyavadi menu. Cuisine in Saurashtra region has its own recipe for normal gujarati thalis.
Even the Normal food is too spicy that only Rajkotians are used to it. One can become super addictive to the taste if stayed in the region for long. Eating out in Rajkot is all about relishing delicious specialties like Ringan nu Bharthu, Kathiyavadi Chana, Odo, Chapdi Undhiyu, Bharela Bhinda, Rotla nu Churmu, Dhokli nu shak, Vaghareli Rotli, Dal Dhokli, Kichdi kadi to name a few.
Tikha Bateta, Bread Bateta, Dal Wada, Jumbo Vadapav, Puff, Pav Bhaji, Ragdo are famous street foods you can explore.
Famous street food or restaurants :
- Mayur Bhajiya – Gondal Road and Kotecha Chowk
- Sankalp Restaurant for South Indian Food – Kalawad Road
- Big Byte – Race course Road famous for Pizzas, Burgers and Ice Creams
- Joker Gathiya – Gondal Road
- Jeet’s Puff – Opp Malaviya Petrol Pump
- The Grand Thakar Hotel for pure kathiyavadi dishes – Jawahar Road, Opp. Jubeli Garden
- Jay Ambe for strong Tea – Behind Rajkot Bus Stand
- Suryakanth Hotel for night wanderers as It is open 24×7 – Gondal Road
- Night Food Street – Yagnik Road
- Neel Da Dhaba for Punjabi food – Outskirts of Rajkot, Nana Mauva
- Horn OK Please reastaurant for Dal Bati – Rajkot Kuvadva Highway
Some of the best Ice Cream and Ice Dish outlets :
- Raj Mandir Juice – Yagnik Road
- Patel Ice Cream – Amin Marg
- Malai Misri serves Best Ice Cream in the city – Race Course Road
- Satya Vijay Ice Cream – Gondal Road Corner
- Jay Bhavani Dry Fruit Dish Gola – Housing Board , Kalawad Road
- Ram aur Shyam Gola : One of oldest Ice Dish Outlet – Atithi Chowk, Panchvati Road
Few other specialities :
- Jalaram Chiki – Limda Chowk Famous for Chikis. Items are exported globally.
- Gordhanbhai Chevdawala & Rasikbhai Chevdawala for famous Pauva Chevada and Sweets.
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