Inexpensive yet delicious! These are two words that aptly describe street food. Imperative to every city’s food culture today, street food is adored by everyone, right from businesspersons to perennially broke college students. Love exploring a place through its local cuisine? Then, Bangalore’s food scene is something you need to experience. Often undermined by the diverse palette of Delhi and Mumbai, Bangalore has its own line of sumptuous street stalls for the foodie in you. Without further ado, let’s embark on a culinary journey through the ‘Silicon Valley of India’, shall we? When it comes to the street food of Bangalore, there are several dishes that should not be missed. Some of these are: 

Chaat at Sri Sairam’s Chats and Juice Centre

Sri Sairam’s Chats and Juice Centre | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Sri Sairam’s Chats and Juice Centre | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Who doesn’t love a spicy, tangy and absolutely mouth-watering plate of chaat? If you just went dizzy with excitement just reading about it, we suggest you head to Shri Sairam’s Chats and Juice Centre ASAP.

One of the most popular street food joints in Bangalore, it makes some of the most delicious concoctions of chaat. Think chip chaat, disco chaat and much more. The place is always buzzing with people, who are either trying it out for the first time or are regular customers. If you love pani puri, Shri Sairam’s should be on your list of places to visit in Bangalore. Do not forget to ask for the home-made chocolates, especially brought from Ooty. 

Location: 16th Cross Road, Malleshwaram

Price for Two: ₹ 100

Timing: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Famous for: Wafer Chaat, Shri Ram Special Chaat, Disco Chaat, Crazy Masala Chaat and more 

Idli-Dosas at Brahmin’s Coffee Bar

Fan of sumptuous and soft idlis and crispy dosas? Mark a date on your calendar for Brahmin’s Coffee Bar. A humble place with a limited menu, this coffee bar is all about quality food that has garnered praise from the localities and a 4.7 rating on zomato.  

Location: Ranga Rao Road, Basavanagudi

Price for Two: ₹ 100

Timing: 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Famous For: Idli-Vada combo, Filter Coffee, Upma 

Rolls at Khan Saheb Grills and Rolls

Khan Saheb Grills and Rolls | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Khan Saheb Grills and Rolls | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Delicious and crunchy rolls with some of the best fillings are prepared at Khan Saheb Grills and Rolls. Having more than 10 outlets in different locations, this is one of the most popular street food places in Bangalore. The menu is loaded with a plethora of veg and non-veg rolls, enough to keep you coming back for more. Because trying out more than one roll at a single go is quite impossible. 

Location: Sarjapur Road, Jayanagar, Commercial Street, Fraser Town, Shanti Nagar, Indiranagar and New Bel Road

Price for Two: ₹ 350

Timing: 12:30 PM to 11:30 PM (may vary across outlets)

Famous For: Chicken Tikka roll, Reshmi Tikka Roll, Malai Tikka, Mutton Baida Roll 

Sandwiches at Hari’s Super Sandwich

Hari’s Super Sandwich | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Hari’s Super Sandwich | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

This place is extremely popular for its decadent sandwiches, especially the insanely mouth-watering chocolate sandwich. As it Has more than 5 outlets across the city, you can choose the one closest to your residence or hotel in Bangalore and make a dash for it ASAP because if you haven’t already tried their sandwiches, then are you even a foodie?

Jam-packed most of the time, this outlet has a range of both sweet and savoury dishes that you should absolutely try. If you don’t have a sweet tooth, the potato twisters are sure to tickle your taste senses. 

Location: Jayanagar, Basavanagudi and other places

Price for Two: ₹ 200

Timing: 11:00 AM to 9:30 PM (may vary across outlets)

Famous For: Chocolate Sandwich, Potato Twisters 

Gol Gappe at Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri Stall

Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri Stall | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri Stall | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Gol Gappa or Pani Puri, whatever you may want to address it as, one fact remains unanimous – it is loved by almost every Indian. One of the most popular street foods of India, it has become a legacy in its own right. The filling may differ from state to state, but the love for it remains universal.

If you have been craving some good old gol gappa, Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri Stall in Jayanagar will help you take care of those. You may even try Dahi Puri and chaat after gobbling down some scrumptious pieces of pani puri.

Location: 8th Main, 3rd Block, Jayanagar

Price for Two: ₹ 100

Timing: 1:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Famous For: Pani Puri (duh)

Bhel Puri at Karnataka Bhel House

Karnataka Bhel House | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Karnataka Bhel House | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

If you were of the opinion that bhel is only dear to Marathis, Karnataka Bhel House in Bangalore will prove you wrong. Located on the Bazaar Street of Bangalore, this street food joint was started in 1975, and it is still satiating the hunger of foodies.

With their authentic and spicy chaat mixed with different ingredients, you are bound to get confused as to which one to start from. So, take your time and read through the menu, and let the most intriguing combination of chaat be your pick of the day. 

Location: Basavanagudi, Jayanagar and Vijay Nagar

Price for Two: ₹ 100

Timing: 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Famous For: Bhel Puri, Masala Puri, Sev Puri and more 

Dosas at Central Tiffin Room

Central Tiffin Room | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Central Tiffin Room | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Not only a popular joint among street food lovers but also an iconic place, Central Tiffin Room (now known as Sri Sagar) has been making plenty of locals happy with their super delicious variations of Dosa since six decades ago. Apart from the all-time favourite Masala Dosa, they also serve delectable vadas, poori sagu and kesribath. Already planning a visit to this dosa-haven? We suggest you try the world-renowned butter masala dosa. 

Location: Margosa Road, Malleshwaram

Price for Two: ₹ 300

Timing: 7:30 AM to 12:30 pm and 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Famous For: Butter Masala Dosa and more 

Pani Puri at Puchka’s

Puchka’s | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Puchka’s | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

If you didn’t have your fill of pani puri at Rakesh Kumar’s Stall, head over to Puchka’s because we, pani puri lovers, can gorge on a lot, provided it is spicy and delicious, right?

Puchka’s, despite being a street food joint, is high on hygiene and cleanliness. Add to this the scrumptious Pani Puri and you get to have a memorable food date with your best friends. While their specialty is Gol Gappe, they also serve hot dogs and burgers, so rejoice if you want to have more than pani puri. 

Location: Silver Springs Layout, Marathahalli

Price for Two: ₹ 200

Timing: 7:30AM to 11:00 AM, 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Famous For: Pani Puri, Chaat, Dabeli, Jalebi, Vada Paav 

Spicy Treats at Chatar Patar

Chatar Patar | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Chatar Patar | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Being Indian by birth, we just can’t get enough of all the spicy and tangy street food delicacies, right? This is why Chatar Patar should be next on your list of street food places to visit in Bangalore.

visited at least once by every foodie in Bangalore, it has a large variety of dishes to choose from. With everything unique and lip-smacking, you will be spoiled for choice here.

Start with bhel puri and other variations of chaats because that is their USP. However, if you feel like trying something unheard of before, the black current gapagap sounds like an interesting choice, doesn’t it? 

Location: 23rd Cross, 6th Main, 2nd Stage, Banashankari

Price for Two: ₹ 300

Timing: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Famous For: Pani Puri, Chaat, Gapagap, Dahi Bhalle, Noodles and More 

Shawarmas at Fanoos

Fanoos | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Fanoos | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Shawarma and seekh kebabs are the things that you crave after a long day’s work? We suggest you head to Johnson Market’s Fanoos to get your fill of these juicy and spicy meat dishes.

Starting with a small stall, this place has evolved into a much larger eating joint with seating area. Of course, the crowd has only grown bigger, and they see a lot of people coming back for more of their non-veg delights. Do not forget to try beef seekh kebabs because the succulent meat flavoured with spices is something you would remember for a long time 

Location: Fraser Town and Richmond Road

Price for Two: ₹ 400

Timing: 12:00 PM to 11:30 PM (may vary across outlets)

Famous For: Shawarma, Rolls, Mutton Seekh 

Vada Pav at Dadar Vada Pav

Dadar Vada Pav | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Dadar Vada Pav | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

The quintessential street food or rather soul food of Maharashtra is served with loads of flavour and unique ingredients at Dadar Vada Pav. If you are a Mumbaikar, yearning to taste that rich mush of potato all rolled in a pav to perfection, this is a place you have to be.

Pretty much crowded, this street food place is renowned in the entire area for its distinct types of vada pav, starting from paneer, Szechwan and more. Moreover, the low price for its star dish, coupled with a side of burgers and fries, makes it an excellent place to head to after a hectic day or even leisurely day. 

Location: 8th Main, HAL 2nd Stage, 80 Feet Road, Indiranagar

Price for Two: ₹ 150 f

Timing: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Famous For: Variations of Vada Pav like Veg Tikki Vada Pav

Chinese Delights at Spicy Corner

Spicy Corner | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Spicy Corner | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

If you are a person who asks for extra chilies or a tad bit more spiciness in your food, this place has you sorted. A small stall with a plethora of street food options, this one has become a favourite for all Chinese food lovers in Bangalore. If you happen to go to Jeevanbheema Nagar, do try the sumptuous and spiciest fast food here. They even serve ghobhi chilli, which has become a staple of Desi-Chinese cuisine. 

Location: 10th Main, Jeevanbheema Nagar

Price for Two: ₹ 250

Timing: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Famous For: Noodles, Paneer Manchurian, Chaat, Babycorn Manchurian 

Rolls at Shahi Darbar

Shahi Darbar | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Shahi Darbar | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

A place that is usually abuzz with students and working professionals, Shahi Darbar is a stall in Yeshwanthpur selling some of the most mouth-watering rolls, both veg and non-veg.

With a limited seating area and low-priced yet sumptuous and filling rolls, this place has earned a place in the heart of the local residents. So, if you are headed to MS Ramaiah Ground anytime soon, do try their simple veg roll or double chicken roll. 

Location: MS Ramaiah Ground, Mathikere

Price for Two: ₹ 400

Timing: 11:00 AM to 11:30 PM

Famous For: Liver Roll, Egg Liver Roll, Liver Chicken Roll 

Paratha at Paratha Plaza

Paratha Plaza | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Paratha Plaza | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

If North Indian food is your thing, Paratha Plaza will take care of you. This street food place in Bangalore serves some of the most filling, crunchy and lip-smacking parathas. Served with an extra topping of butter, devour them hot as soon as they are brought to get the best taste. 

Location: Indiranagar and HSR Layout

Price for Two: ₹ 200

Timing: 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM, 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM (may vary across outlets)

Famous For: Paneer Butter Masala, Shahi Paneer, Mirch Masala, Pepper Checker 

(More) Rolls at Al Amanah Café

Al Amanah Café | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Al Amanah Café | Among the Best Streed Food Places in Bangalore

Mouth-watering and humongous rolls are the specialty of this fast food joint in Bangalore. In the evening, there is a swarm of people; hence, you may not find a place to sit, but all this won’t matter once you get your hands on the succulent rolls. The jumbo rolls are one of its kind and a must-try. Buy a bottle of cold drink with the roll and you are done for the night. 

Location: 5th Ave, 5th Main, Kammanahalli

Price for Two: ₹ 300

Timing: 11:30 AM to 11:30 PM

Famous For: Jumbo Chicken Roll, Chicken Kudu Roll 

So, you see just like other metro cities, Bangalore has a plethora of street food places that have become a household name among locals. Take a cue from our list, and head to one of these depending on the kind of food you like because when it comes to trying tasty dishes at low cost, there is nothing better than a hot place of noodles or some tangy gol gappas.

Moreover, the food culture of Bangalore has evolved, thanks to the influx of people from all over the country. The next time we go on a food trail around Bangalore, we hope these places will keep your hunger pangs satiated. So, gather your squad and go on the hunt for that perfect eating joint, where you can go back again for some heartfelt conversations without burning a hole in your pocket. If you have anything to add to the list, feel free to do so in the comments below.