Sowcarpet Street Food Trail In Chennai

By Nikita Toppo

Looking for delicious street food in Chennai? Here is a list of the top six eateries on the streets of Sowcarpet for a super gastronomical experience! Visit them with your friends and family and enjoy good food at a pocket-friendly price.

*Some restaurants listed in this trail serve non-vegetarian food, but have been added because they have good vegetarian options on their menu as well.

  • Kakada Ramprasad Sweets And Chaats

    Kakada Ramprasad needs no introduction in Sowcarpet. The eatery was established in 1958 by Ramprasad Kakada. It is among the most popular eateries in the city for relishing flavoursome raj kachori, cheese pav bhaji, ragda patties, and sev puri. Another iconic dish at this place is kakada royal falooda.
  • Novelty Tea House

    This is an evergreen gem of a place. Novelty is a must-visit in Sowcarpet with your friends and family. It was started as a tea stall by the late Chandrakant Moolchand Shah in 1958 and gradually grew into a landmark in the city. From droolworthy cheese dosa to pav bhaji and anjeer kaju milk shake, you can get a lot of amazing treats here.
  • Seena Bhai Tiffin Centre

    It is one of the most famous spots in Sowcarpet for delicious South Indian food and street delights. The eatery has been satisfying foodies' cravings for more than 43 years. The locals love visiting Seena Bhai for their yummy ghee utthapams and ghee mini idlis, which are served with podi. Other must-try dishes at this place are cheese-fried idli, tandoori idli, malli dosa, and kesar falooda.
  • Ajnabi Mithai Ghar

    This renowned eatery in Sowcarpet was established in the year 1961. Ajnabi Mithai Ghar is very popular among the locals for yummy street delights like chana chaat, sukha bhelpuri, rak kachori, Chinese bhel, and dahi bhel. Do visit this legendary shop to relish some mouthwatering and pocket-friendly grub.
  • Rasoee

    Rasoee is a little eatery on Mini Street that offers delicious snacks and street delights. It serves a variety of lip-smacking treats like sev puri, dahi papdi, dahi aloo chaat, chilli toast, schezwan fried rice, and paneer noodles. It is the perfect place to have a great time with your friends and enjoy good food. The dishes served at Rasoee are amazing in taste and also pocket-friendly.
  • Hemanth Chats

    Stop by Hemanth Chats and get some drool-worthy pav bhaji, bhujiya puff, cheese muruk sandwich, corn grill sandwich, and veggie cheeseburger. Their yummy treats are priced modestly and are not a burden on your pockets. Established in 2014, Hemanth Chats has a wonderful ambience and very friendly staff.
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