Delhi is one place where a foodie will never be disappointed. From upscale restaurants with exquisite delicacies worldwide to finger-licking street food that you can find across the city, the city has it all. Delhi isn’t just the political capital, but also the food capital and the restaurants dotting the city tells it all. No matter if you’ve got as low as 100-200 INR in your pocket, you can find a decent place to eat, which might as well leave you slurping!
Here we have 9 best pocket-friendly eateries in Delhi that you can try:
Known for lip-smacking tandoori momos, QD’s serves many delights ranging from noodles and fish fingers to shahi paneer, but momos remain a hot favourite for years. A choice of college students, this place has now opened several outlets around town, including one in Lajpat Nagar and one in Laxmi Nagar.
2. Cafeteria & Co
A seamless blend of delicious global cuisine with affordable prices, Cafeteria and Co., is winning us over one outlet at a time. A personal favourite for the love of sushis at a pocket-friendly price, this place, which started with outlets on north and south campus, serves everything you can think of. With an outlet in plush Cyberhub in Gurugram, it is set to open another in a mall in West Delhi.
3. Saravana Bhavan
A hot favourite of those who loves indulging in comforting sambar and mini idlis, Saravana Bhavan can never go wrong when it comes to cravings of piping hot rasam, scrumptious dosas and refreshing filter coffee!
This one has won hearts across Delhi and is now also running successfully in Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Bangalore! Echoes have a heart-warming concept where they’ve employed people with hearing and speech impairment and follow the mantra "Listen with your eyes and talk with your hands". The food menu, too, is a diverse range serving everything from creamy pasta to succulent momos!
5. Woodbox Café
One of the oldest cafes to please the cravings and pockets of students across Delhi University’s north and south campus, woodbox café has everything from wholesome sandwiches, volcano pasta, fusion loaded fries and refreshing beverages. All at super affordable prices!
6. Triveni Terrace Café
If you are someone who loves to enjoy a cup of chai on a terrace on a bright sunny day or your balcony when the rain starts to pour, Triveni is the place you would fall in love with at first sight. It has a vast menu that boasts of light snacks such as pakodas, shami kebabs, kale chane ke kebabs, palak patta chaat, along with home-style food such as parathas and chicken curry, theplas and curd. This is an addition to the breath-taking ambience of this amphitheatre-like café, set amongst the greenery in the heart of Delhi.
7. The Tummy Section
Love all things spicy and scrumptious? The Tummy Section at Jail Road is here to sate your hunger! With some mouth-watering shawarmas and variations of shawarmas, the tummy section is going to get you hooked.
8. Big Yellow Door
One restaurant that started the wave of pocket-friendly eateries for students, Big Yellow Door, with its loaded burgers, vibrant interiors and expansive menu, has been winning hearts for years!
9. Xero Degree
Serving deliciousness one jar at a time, Xero Degrees is a small place in Connaught place serving pizza in a jar in the form of bite-sized pieces of base crumbs, topped with a host of sauces and oodles of melted cheese—intrigued much? You better try!
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