Visiting Noida? 6 Must-Try Foods In The IT Hub Of Uttar Pradesh

Noida is the IT hub of Uttar Pradesh with thousands of people migrating here in search of jobs in the corporate sector. Amid glass office buildings, opulent malls, and high-rising apartments, the city has also turned into a delight for foodies. From street stalls to fine-dining restaurants owned by chefs, like Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi, and celebrities, like Sunny Leone, one can find a variety of cuisines and dishes to explore according to their taste palate. 

This city is home to people from all walks of life. From West Bengal and Rajasthan to Jammu and Kashmir and Tamil Nadu, the food joints cater to specific Indian as well as internal cuisines. If you live in the city or are here to explore it, here are a few food items that are a must-try if you call yourself a foodie.

Gol Gappas

Gol gappas are a popular street food that you must try in Noida. From sector 18 to small stalls near every residential area, you must try spicy water-filled fried puri that leaves your taste buds tantalised. Most street vendors sell six pieces for Rs 20, and they even give you sukhi (dry) gol gappa, filled with aloo, chana, and onion, and topped with chaat masala, lemon juice, and coriander leaves, in the end. 

Recommendations: Tanu Fast Food (sector 102), Maa Vaishno Chaat Bhandar (sector 26), and Imly (sector 18)

Type: Veg 

Budget: Rs 100Momos

One of the most famous snacks preferred by people living in Delhi-NCR is momos. You cannot have enough of this maida dough rolled dough with garlic-infused vegetables and chicken fillings. A plate of momos is served with white mayonnaise and red spicy chilli chutney. Although you can find street vendors selling momos at prices below Rs 100.

Recommendations: Hunger Strike (sector 37), WOW! Momos (sector 62, 38, 135, and 18), and Chanda Food (sector 26)

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Budget: Rs 250

Aloo Puri

Noida might be among the most expensive cities in Uttar Pradesh, but when it comes to food, the city has eateries selling traditional dishes that the state is known for. Aloo sabzi with puri is among the most prominent choices for breakfast in UP. Some places might sell chole puri too.

Recommendations: Food Master (sector 63), Bikanerwala (sector 62), and Hira Sweets (sector 51). 

Type: Veg

Budget: Rs 200 - Rs 250Kebabs

While Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, is famous for kebabs, you can melt-in-the-mouth varieties in Noida as well. There are street food joints in the city where you can find flavourful, delicious kebabs, including baked chicken kebabs, seekh kebabs, and shami kebabs. Sector 18 is a hub for street food that you must try out. 

Recommendation: Kebab Company (sector 104), Kabab Mein Haddi (sector 18), and Maricham Kabab Estate (sector 38)

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Budget: Rs 300 - Rs 600


Chaap is among several other delicacies that are famous in Noida. From creamy to spicy dry, you can order, dine in, or take away malai chaap, Afghani chaap, achari chaap, kadhai chaap, and whatnot. 

Recommendation: Veer Ji Chaap Wale (sector 75), Kakkar Di Chaap (sector 27), and Patiala Chaap (sector 71)

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Budget: Rs 200 - Rs 300 Traditional Indian Sweets

If you are in Noida and craving sweet delights, you have plenty of options to explore. From pastries to gajar and moong dal halwa, you have a plethora of delectables to satiate your cravings. For delicate desserts, you can visit Blue Tokai (sector 18), Alma Bakery (sector 104), and Sparrow At Home Cafe (sector 104). If you want to taste traditional delicacies like gulab jamun, gajar ka halwa, moong dal halwa, kaju katli, you can visit more authentic restaurants.

Recommendation: Hira Sweets (sector 51), and Bikanerwala (sector 62)

Type: Veg

Budget: Rs 100 - Rs 200