Explore Top 10 Food Joints For A Fulfilling Breakfast In Delhi
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Delhi is considered to be the hotspot for food lovers. From street food stalls to fancy restaurants, you’ll experience different food varieties. You can indulge in a plethora of delectable dishes from cuisines all across the world. Besides, there are multiple options you can avail of for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Food experts always believe that one should have a healthy and heavy breakfast, which is the first meal of the day. Recently, a Twitterati called Kathan tweeted a thread of his favourite food joints specialising in breakfast dishes. He mentions that he arrived in Delhi in February 2022 and explored every corner of the city, visiting food joints popular for breakfast. He shared his experience through Twitter, which is going viral right now.

Now, all Delhiites must be curious to know the best places that serve authentic breakfast. So, we have jotted down twenty such places to wolf down a fulfilling breakfast. Take a look:

1. Standard Sweets

To kickstart your day on a fresh note, Standard Sweets is the perfect breakfast destination. This establishment offers an array of delectable treats to satisfy every craving, including mithai, desserts, snacks, baked goods, and street food. However, their specialty dish is the aloo chole kofta poori, which is a must-try. For a complete breakfast experience, pair this dish with their nagauri halwa, made with pure ghee.

Must-Try: Aloo Chole Kofta Poori and Nagauri Halwa

Location: 3510, Hakim Baka Street, Bazar Sirkiwalan, Khush Dil, Old Delhi, Delhi, 110006, Delhi 6

Timings: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

2. Sardarji Puri Wale

Established in 1947, this eatery has won the hearts of many generations of customers over the years. The shop was founded after its founder migrated to Delhi from Rawalpindi. The dishes are pocket-friendly, and the portions are satisfying. If you visit this place, you must try their no-garlic and no-onion aloo chole sabzi with urad dal pooris. Lastly, you can end your breakfast with meethi lassi.

Must-Try: Aloo Chole Sabzi and Urad Dal Poori

Location: 1037, Bazar Chittili Qabar, Near Suiwalan, Daryaganj, New Delhi, Delhi 110006

Timings: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

3. Banshi Di Hatti

This food joint was founded in 1954. Banshi Di Hatti starts their preparation at 4:00 every morning. Customers flock here and hover over it for a long time to get their hands on a plate of their special chole bhature. The cooks continuously cook pindi channa for hours with their special homemade masalas. Although there is no lassi or aachar to complement the dish, the place serves its special green chutney, which tastes perfect.

Must-Try: Chole Bhature

Location: Shop No. 5877, Prof. ND Kapoor Marg, Block UA, Jawahar Nagar, Kamla Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110007

Timings: 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM

4. Rama Ke Chole Bhature

According to an interview, former Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli mentioned that he loved chole bhature from this place. The bhature is fully stuffed with shredded paneer, while the chole is perfectly prepared and well marinated with spices. The dish tastes amazing with a complementary sweet or namkeen lassi.

Must-Try: Chole Bhature

Location: 27, 27/4, Jail Marg, Double Storey, Ashok Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110018

Timings: 7:00 AM to 6:30 PM

5. Jay Kishan Bahgwan Lal

Though it is difficult to trace on Google Maps, this eatery is popular for hot kachoris and aloo sabzi. It is located in Chandi Chowk and is definitely worth a try.

Must-Try: Kachori and Aloo Sabzi

Location: Chandni Chowk

6. UPSC Chaat Wala

Running for 82 years now, the chaat king of Khan Market, Prabhu Chaat Bhandaar also known as UPSC Chaat Wala is the first famed shop in the chaat circuit to enter the income tax bracket. Their delicious papdi chaat made from crunchy fritters with tangy sauce and sweet curd as the topping is still the most popular dish with it being in business for eight decades.

Must-Try: Papdi Chaat, Bhalla Papdi, Tikki, Aaloo Chaat

Location: Shahjahan Rd, near UPSC Bhavan, UPSC, Man Singh Road Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110069

Timings: 12:00 Noon to 7:00 PM

7. Andhra Bhavan Canteen

This may be the perfect place to visit if you are craving some South Indian food for breakfast. Satiate your tastebuds with dosas, idlis, vadas, and filter coffee. The lip-smacking dishes and incredible flavours served in these South Indian foods will provide you with a fulfilling breakfast. Do not miss out on South Indian thali if you’re there for brunch.

Must-Try: Dosa, Idli, Vada, Filter Coffee, Uthapam, South Indian thali 

Location: Telangana Bhavan canteen, 1, Ashoka Rd., New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Timings: 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM, 12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM, and 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM 

8. Saravana Bhavan

This popular pure vegetarian restaurant provides authentic South Indian cuisine. They specialise in buttery masala dosas that are served with a coarse coconut chutney. Besides, their rawa halwa is a must-try.

Must-Try: Buttery Masala Dosa with Coarse Coconut Chutney and Rawa Halwa

Location: P-13/90, Connaught Circle, Block B, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Timings: 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM

9. Sita Ram Diwan Chand

What makes a perfect Sunday breakfast is a plateful of hot chole bhature. Sita Ram Diwan Chand is considered the best place to scarf down chole bhature. What complements the best chole bhature is lassi. Team up with your friends and colleagues to have a fulfilling breakfast at this place.

Must-Try: Chole Bhature and Lassi

Location: 2243, Rajguru Marg, Chuna Mandi, Paharganj, New Delhi, Delhi 110055

Timings: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

10. Chaina Ram

The place is located in the tiny bylanes of Chandni Chowk. They are popular for their authentic poori chole and Karachi halwa, which is made in pure ghee. Besides, you can try other food items on the menu. Chaina Ram, known to be the oldest café in town, is one of the most popular breakfast spots in Delhi.

Must-Try: Poori Chole and Karachi Halwa

Location: Ground Floor, 6499, Katra Bariyan, Near Axis Bank, Fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk, Delhi, 110006

Timings: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM