Visiting Jaipur and not having the authentic food is futile. Jaipur is a paradise whether you are a traveller or a foodie or both. Once you have tried Rajasthani food, there is no going back be it, dal baati choorma, kachori or ghevar.
This place is a perfect blend of Rajasthani culture, a place away from the hustle and bustle of the city center presents you the natural environment of a Rajasthani village. However, it is only open during the evening from 5:30 PM to 11 PM.
Must try – Rajasthani Thali, Buffet, Choorma, Chaach and Kulfi
Cost for two – Rs. 1600(appox.)
Buffet – Rs. 700
Address – Choki Dhani Village Restaurant, 12 Mile, Tonk Road, Jaipur.
2. 1135 AD
This restaurant is popular for its classy ambience that reflects royalty, old world charm and walls engraved with gold and silver. Food is served in silver plates with silver cutlery to present a royal touch.
Must try – Laal Maans, Chicken Tikka, Rumali Roti and Paan Ice cream
Cost for two – Rs. 2700(approx.)
Address – Level 2, Jaleb Chowk, Near Sheela Mata Temple, Amer Palace, Amer, Jaipur.
3. Spice Court
Located in Civil Lines, this restaurant is popular for authentic Rajasthani cuisine and regular puppet shows in the evening. It’s set in a lovely courtyard and offers some of the spiciest dishes in Rajasthani cuisine.
Must try – Junglee Maans, Keema Baati, Bhuna Chicken
Cost for two – Rs. 800(approx.)
Address – Achrol House, Jacob Road, Civil Lines, Jaipur.
4. Samode Haveli Restaurant
This place gives an elegant and royal ambiance with colourful hand painted murals on the walls. Its opening timings are 7AM to 10AM, 12PM to 3PM and 7PM to 10:30PM.
Must try – Laal Maans, Dal Makhani, Butter Chicken
Cost for two – Rs. 3500(approx.)
Address – Samode Haveli, Gangapole, Amer road, Jaipur.
5. Rawat Mishthan Bhandar
Craving for kachori and jalebi? Then, this is the place for you, it is famous for its quintessential pyaaz(onion) kachoris.
Must try – Mava Kachori, Pyaaz ki kachori, Jalebi and Kesaria Lassi
Cost for two – Rs. 750(approx.)
Address – Station Road, Sindhi Camp, Jaipur.
6. Socorro – Crowne Plaza Jaipur
Located in Tonk Road, this restaurant is popular for its food, live music and live sports screening. It also offers an extensive buffet and is a complete value for money.
Must try – Rajasthani Thali, Gol Gappe and Paneer Tikka
Cost for two – Rs. 1900(approx.)
Buffet – Rs. 1300 + Tax
Address – Crowne Plaza Jaipur, SP1, Sitapura(RIICO), Tonk Road, Jaipur.
7. The Forresta Kitchen & Bar
This restaurant-cum-bar is popular for its relaxed seating amidst nature with a lot of trees, plants and an extensive liquor menu.
Must try – Laal Maans and Chicken Labadar
Cost for two – Rs. 1800(approx.)
Address – Devraj Niwas, Near Moti Mahal Cinema, Gopalbari, Jaipur.
8. Surya Mahal Retaurant
Centrally located, this place is famous for its extensive vegetarian menu. A place to enjoy the food with quick and attentive service.
Must try – Rajasthani Thali, Gatte ki Sabzi and Lassi
Cost for two – Rs. 1000(approx.)
Address – Near Panch batti, MI Road, Jaipur.
Yet another restaurant loacated in MI Road is popular for erving a huge variety of Indian Thalis with an In-house sweet shop.
Must try – Rajasthani Thali, Dal Bati and Rasmalai
Cost for two – Rs. 800(approx.)
Address – Panch Batti, MI Road, Jaipur
10. Shri Thaal Village Restaurant
Could not go to choki dhani? No problem, this restaurant is a good alternative for it. A rustic Rajasthani village themed restaurant offering you typical Rajasthani food. You will be seated on the floor and served food.
Must try – Rajasthani Thali, Rabri and Samosa
Cost for two – Rs. 700(approx.)
Address – 3, Rathore Nagar, Queens Road, Vaishali Nagar, Jaipur.