Shout to all the Foodies out there in Bengaluru. You might have tasted all kinds of foods from North-Indian, South-Indian, Sea Food, Italian, and Chinese but did you get a chance to relish the Desi and rooted North Karnataka food? The authentic taste of Jolad Rotti, Kaalu, Holige, Pickles, and the special Thaali is not something you can afford to miss. Though Bengaluru is blessed with the best hotels and restaurants, not every area of the city serves the best North Karnataka food. So, if you want to try then we have a ready list of food points and restaurants in Bangalore for awesome North Karnataka foods.
Restaurants in Bangalore for Awesome North Karnataka Foods
Holige Mane Rotti Kendra, Basaveshwara Nagar
Holige Mane Rotti Kendra is our first choice when it comes to the variety of North Karnataka Food in Bengaluru. With the best Jolad Rotti and 3 different types of gravy, the hotel serves puliogre, Unde (sweet ball), Poha (Avalakki), North Karnataka style Sajjige, Upma, Akki Rotti, Paddus, and a special item called ‘Oggarane’ as morning and evening snack.
For lunch and dinner, you can order Kadak Rotti, Normal Rotti, Brinjal Curry, Holige (Coconut and Hoorna) with a plate filled different cuisines of North Karnataka.
Must Have: Kadak Rotti, Holige, Paddus, and Oggarane Mirchi
Open: 9:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Where: Basaveshwara, Next to Shree Guru Residency
Halli Rotti Mane, Jayanagar
Halli Rotti Mane is a small place run by 2-3 people. They serve the epic North Karnataka food and the menu includes Ragi Rotti Meals, Akki Rotti Meals, Jolad Rotti Meals with an average price of Rs.40 to Rs.45. You can relish the fresh food prepared in front of you and the place is quite hygienic. One thing that adds to the taste is the food being served directly from the hot tava.
Must Have: Rotti, Podi Chutney, Raagi Rotti, and Holige
Open: 11 AM to 4:30 PM and 6:30 PM to 11 PM
Where: 5th Main Road, Jayanagar
Kamat Bugle Rock, Basavanagudi
This is a Popular food point in Basavanagudi. If you go to Bull temple then you should visit this place. They have an authentic Bengaluru menu and the quality of food is highly applauded and appreciated. In Kamat bugle rock, leave the usual food items and try North Karnataka food.
They serve the lip-smacking Yennegai (Brinjal Gravy), Jolad rotti, Soppina Baji, and Mirchi Bajji. I don’t recommend North-Indian and snack items like Manchoori, Fried rice kind of things. Simply go and order North Karnataka Thaali.
Where: 5th Main Road, Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi
Open: 9 AM – 10 PM
Shree Venkateshwara North Karnataka Hotel, Jayanagar
An easy on the pocket place that serves the A to Z of North Karnataka cuisines. If you are residing in Jayanagar then this is the best place to have your daily food. The hotel is famous for North Karnataka snacks like Bonda, Bajji, Oggarane, Paddus, and Akki Rotti.
Must Have: Everything being served
Open: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM and 7PM to 10 PM
Where: 10th Main, 4th Block, Jayanagar
Akshay Daniel says,
Shree Venkateshwara North Karnataka Hotel: I happened to stumble here once.Since then this place has been one of my favorites for authentic North Karnataka Meals.Jowar Roti, Variety of Sabji (Vegetables), Saag, Dal, Garlic Roasted Groundnut Powder, Curd, Chapati, Papad, White Rice, Fresh Fenugreek Leaves (Methi) To accompany a large full glass of Majge/Salted Lassi/Curd.Pretty reasonably priced for this kind of meal in Bangalore.Speedy service!Mondays are their weekly off.Tables are hard to find on weekends 🙂
Kuravatti Basaweshwara Khanavali, Rajajinagar
One of the best food points in Rajajinagar Nagar to quench your thirst for North Karnataka food. This Khanavali is famous among the local patrons and has been into this business from years. From Roti, Holige, to Sweet dishes Kuravatti Basaweshwara Khanavali gets you the aroma of authentic North Karnataka food from the kitchen of Kuruvatti (a place in North Karnataka).
Must Have: Rotti, Akki Rotti, and Coconut Holige
Open: Open: 9:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Where: Bovi Colony, Rajaji Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560079
Note: If you visit Rajaji Nagar, Vijayanagar, and the nearby places then you will find a lot of Khanavalis of this kind and none will disappoint you.
Halli Mane, Malleswaram
Halli Mane is so popular that people come all the way from Indira Nagar, Koramangala, and other distant areas to satisfy their appetite for Desi Karnataka foods. The place has a cultural richness to it and you will experience the feel in the every corner of Halli Mane. With food being served on Banana Leaf, this food point gives you an authentic Village experience for sure.
Must Have: Akki Rotti, Gasagase Paayasa, Baadam Milk
Open: 7 AM to 10:30 PM
Where: 3rd Cross, Sampige Road, Malleswaram
Sri Guru Kottureshwara, Basavanagudi
Sri Guru Kottureshwara does not have a great ambiance, it is not an offbeat place to visit and you may feel the old-school way of serving food but we can definitely bet on its incredible taste. If you wish to spend some good time with your friends along with North Karnataka snacks then this place is for you.
Must Have: Paddus, Benner Dose nd Oggarane Mirchi
Where: Subbaraoshetty Road, Netkallappa Circle, Basavanagudi
Santrupti Uttar Karnataka Food Store, Koramangala
Pretty well-known place in Koramangala where you can buy North Karnataka snack foods like Chakli, Kodu Bele, Raagi Rotti, Mandaalu, Sajji Rotti, and Gokak Karadantu. It will be quite corwded during evenings. You can also get the parcel of curry’s Besan Ladu, Antin Undi, Garama Masalas.
Must Have: Gokak Karadantu
Open: 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Where: Sai Baba Temple Road, 1st Main Road, Koramangala 7th Block
Rotti Mane, Indiranagar
In a place like Indiranagar, Rotti Mane is a boon for North Kannadigas. The eatery serves Jowar Roti and Chapathi Meals, Holige Meals, and other breakfast items. I don’t rate this as the best place for North Karnataka food but an ideal place in a locality like Indiranagar.
Open: 11 AM to 3:30 PM and 6:30 to 10:30 PM
Where: Behind Cauvery school, Off 80 Feet Road, Indiranagar
One of the finest and highly rated hotels in Bangalore for North Karnataka food. It has anything and everything to Karnataka food you wish to eat. There will be breakfast till 11:45 AM and lunch starts at 12:30 PM. The typical North Karnataka meal here include Jowar Roti, Brinjal Curry, Lentils Rice rasam, two chutneys, Buttermilk, and Curd. I have never heard anything negative about this restaurant except the crazy crowd during weekends.
Must Have: Jolad roti meal
Open: 7 AM to 4 PM and 5 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: Near Navarang Theater, Rajajinagar
Venkateshwara Hotel, Basavanagudi
This is a bill-perfect place where you can have a relaxed meal (lunch or dinner). You should order a Jowar Rotti meal which includes 2 Rotti, Brinjal Curry (Ennegayi), Mixed pulse curry, a cup of curd, rice, sambar, rasam buckled with pickle and cucumber. If you are not so hungry then you can simply go for Rotti Curry or Rice Plate option.
Again, the ambiance is not so fancy-poshy but the meal has a majestic taste. When you are hungry and craving for an awesome food then ambiance doesn’t really matter (our perception).
Open: 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM and 7 PM – 10 PM
Where: 31, Police station, Near Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi
We are sure that there are so many other small and big restaurants in Bangalore for awesome North Karnataka foods, however, this list is based on our experience. If you have anything to add to this list then please leave a comment in the below comment box.
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