3 Best Dhabas in Amritsar

Dhabas give you that typical Punjabi vibe and what better place to be in other than in the heart of Punjab -Amritsar! This unique dining experience is a huge part of their culture, where not only is the food authentic North Indian fare, but the ambience is always unparalleled. Observe the life of a local – eating at a roadside restaurants, where you can sit with your legs crossed on traditional woven Indian beds, eat with your hands and devour a delicious meal on steel plates.

But don’t worry, we have got you covered! Here’s a list of few of the best Dhabas you must try during your visit to Amritsar:


      1. Kesar Da Dhaba

Shastri Market, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Photo Credit: Kesar Da Dhaba

Founded in the year 1916, originally in Sheikhupura, Pakistan, this renowned Dhaba is now a part of Amritsar, Punjab. You should visit this place if you crave a traditional Punjabi flavour and some finger licking food. Serving a variety of dishes for more than 90 years, it has a special place in hearts of foodies.


      2. Bade Bhai ka Brother’s Dhaba

Town Hall, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Photo Credit: Bade Bhai Ka Brother’s Dhaba

It might sound cliché but Brother’s Dhaba serves the best sarson ka saag and makke di roti, Amritsari kulcha and Punjabi thali. And not just that, they serve South Indian, Continental and Chinese food items as well. Moreover, they are easy to locate and offer a great, authentic experience.


      3. Bharawan da Dhaba

Town Hall, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Photo Credit: Bharawan da Dhaba

This place is usually fully packed and serves vegetarian food only. It is well known for its palak paneer, shahi paneer and dal makhani. While you may give their kulchas a miss, you must, must try their heavenly kheer.


For great dining experience, make sure you go to these dhabas empty stomach and eat to your heart’s content!


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Author:  Kriti Khatri


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