Top 20 Places in Lucknow for Street Food Lovers

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top 20 places in lucknow for street food lovers

street food is prepared to-eat food or drink sold by a peddler, or vendor, on a road or other public spot, for example, at a market or fair. It is frequently sold from a compact food booth, or food truck and implied for immediate consumption. Some street food sources are local however, many have traveled a long distance. Street food is ordinarily less expensive than restaurant meals. Top street food places in Lucknow are-

1. 1090 Street Food Lane

The women’s power line crossing point, prominently called the 1090 chauraha, in Gomtinagar is additionally a well-known street food area in Lucknow! A large variety of food stalls are there including mouth-watering momos, 2 minutes maggie, pani batashe, Chinese food, refreshing drinks, and whatnot, and all this at a reasonable price. This area is filled with stalls and the most appropriate timing is 4-10 pm.

1. 1090 Street Food Lane

2. Sharma Ji Ki Chai

Sharma Ji Ki Chai, the oldest and most famous tea stall in the city of nawabs offers a variety of snacks. This is the best place for chai lovers, famous for its gol samosa instead of triangle one, the variety of snacks it offers are chai, bun makkhan, gol samosa, bun samosa along with suhal, mathri, and mithai. The famous bistro is situated in the beautiful area of Lucknow, Hazratgaj. If you are a chai lover you must visit Sharma Ji Ki Chai at least once in your lifetime!

2. Sharma Ji Ki Chai

3. Prakash Ki Mashoor Kulfi

The most famous kulfi shop in the city of Nawabs, Lucknow is the Prakash Ki Mashoor Kulfi situated in the crowded area of Aminabad market. The price of kulfi is reasonable and the taste will soothe your tastebuds. There are four branches of Prakash Ki Mashoor Kulfi in Lucknow. All of them provide the same taste but the original branch is the one mentioned above. They bestow stick kulfi, faluda kulfi, chocolate kulfi, paan kulfi, and many more. 

3. Prakash Ki Mashoor Kulfi

4. Raheem’s Nihari

Raheem’s Nihari is located in the Akbari Gate in Chowk, Lucknow. It is famous for its delicious Nihari and kulcha, it too provides a variety of non-vegetarian dishes as well like paya, mutton biryani, mutton qorma, chicken roasted, and chicken afghani, rumali roti, sheermal, and serves kheer as dessert. The shop is open overnight during the month of Ramadhan, the interior and the services are good you must visit it once. And if you are from any other city and traveled to Lucknow then Raheem’s nihari kulcha is a must to try.

4. Raheems Nihari

5. Shukla Chat House

A focal point for all chaat lovers. Everything at this place is cooked in unadulterated, desi ghee and you can taste it in their chaat. Aside from their fresh aloo tikki, dahi-batashe, and obviously, pani batashe, they likewise serve matar tikkis, a specialty of Lucknow served with tamarind- jaggery chutney with additional masala. Shukla Ki Chaat additionally has flavorful papdi chaat and palki. Another dish available here is tokri chaat, a more modest adaptation of container chaat, yet similarly flavorful and most certainly worth trying if you’re searching for the best chaat in Lucknow.

5. Shukla Chat House

6. Royal Cafe

The famous basket chaat of the Royal Cafe is the most delicious chat in Lucknow, you must have seen many stories of celebrities visiting Lucknow and trying the mouth-watering and the largest chat. This chat is also enjoyed a lot by the locals as well. This monster chat is with an edible basket made up of deep-fried potato strings, topped with firm fried tikkis, topped with yogurt, sweet chutney, and boiled potatoes, garnished with pomegranate. Unquestionably the best chat in Lucknow! The cafe also serves a variety of dishes too with a very comforting ambiance.

6. Royal Cafe

7. Makkhan Malai

In the morning you will find people gathering in the streets of Gole Darwaza to satisfy their tastebuds with the help of Lucknow’s very famous makkhan malai. There are more than a dozen vendors who sit on the streets, their containers covered with a cone-shaped glass cone. The makkhan malai is takes a lot of time to be made it is flavoured with saffron and topped with nuts. The best time for makkhan malai is six in the morning until the stocks last. Lucknow’s makkhan malai is a must-try!

7. Makkhan Malai

8. Shahi Tukda

This dish is made up of bread with rich and heavy ingredients and is a kind of dessert taken after the meals. The taste is sweet and its melts when put inside the mouth, you can find shahi tukda anywhere in lucknow but the most suitable place are the crowded streets of Aminabad. You can find many vendors in Aminabad selling shahi tukda especially in the lane of Tunday Kebabi As the name suggests, this dish is one of the specialties of the city of nawabs. 

8. Shahi Tukda

9. Bajpayee Kachori

Bajpayee kachori bhandar is situated on NK Road, Hazratganj, where all the other street foods are available as well. This place is famous for its mouth-watering crispy Kachori served along with a bit of spicy Aloo mix sabzi with topped onion rings and spicy green chilies. The shop is filled with workers there is no place to sit but the service is fast and very good.

9. Bajpayee Kachori

10. Nainital Momos

This place is like a heaven for momo lovers and people who love spicy foods. This place is famous for all the varieties of momos you might even not have heard about. The best part is the fire fried momos, the taste of this dish is just epic. This shop is located near Amar Shaheed path, Gomtinagar and there are various other branches too. Visit this place once to soothe your tastebuds.

10. Nainital Momos

11. Sardar Ji Ki Mashoor Chole Bhature

The name says everything and as it should be! Sardar Ji Ke Mashoor Chhole Bhature has been in the city longer than the heads of our nation and we’ve forever been totally amazed. This spot is close to Novelty film crossing at Lalbagh yet there are 3 shops with similar names close to one another, which makes it hard to distinguish the first shop. Yet, you’ll be aware, when you see the running groups. You must have the halwa too after you’re finished with your meal. A decent choice for breakfast, this spot won’t ever have you disheartened.

11. Sardar Ji Ki Mashoor Chole Bhature

12. Deva Food Mart

This place is for vegan lovers as it provides many types of vegetarian dishes. The best part is the veg kebab roll. This mouth-watering dish consists of melting soft kebabs with soft Rumali Paratha packed in tasty spicy chutney. This food mart is in the marketplace of Kapoorthala, Aliganj. Many other dishes are served too with good service.

12. Deva Food Mart

13. Wahid Biryani

Everybody’s mindful of Lucknowi Biryani and its own popularity. For a few of us, Biryani might be a food thing, however, for food darlings, it’s unadulterated love. While there are Moradabadi and Hyderabadi, there is another famous one too- the Lucknowi Biryani. Wahid Biryani in Aminabad serves the legitimate taste of Lucknowi Biryani. It has acquired a name in India as well as worldwide. They have been serving scrumptious Biryani beginning around 1955. This Lucknowi food, Biryani isn’t as fiery as Hyderabad and is near Moradabadi Biryani. Light flavors, sparkling surface, and mouth-watering fragrance.

13. Wahid Biryani

14. Pardeshi Pani Puri Point

The most fascinating thing about this place is it has 56+ pani puri water flavors which is itself a great deal. Pardeshi Pani Puri still sells Pani Puri in a cart. This cart is installed in front of the max store in Gomti Nagar’s Patrakarpuram. What sets him famous is that he has invented 56+ flavors I mean that’s a huge amount to soothe your tastebuds! The flavors include Bahubali, chocolate, pan, etc.

14. Pardeshi Pani Puri Point

15. Ram Asrey

The most famous dish in this place is the Malai Gilori, a dessert that can’t be disregarded in that frame of mind of Nawabs. They have two outlets however the principal and most established one is arranged in Chowk. Smash Asrey’s Malai Gilori has a habit-forming taste and is suggested for you if you love desserts. It’s made by layers of malai (milk cream) being folded over sweet fixings and is served looking like a triangle.

15. Ram Asrey

16. Tunday Kababi

Lucknow is known as the City Of kababs, besides the city of Nawabs. The most famous place for the gulawati kababs is the famous restaurant Tunday Kababi started with a single outlet in 1905, it has a lot of outlets in the city, it is said the main outlet is in the streets of Chowk, but the most famous outlet is in the Aminabad market. It is said that more than 100 apices are mixed in it to give its tremendous flavor. The gulawati kababs of Lucknow have a long history related to the Awadh nawabs.

16. Tunday Kababi

17. Nukkad Café

Situated near the main Kapoorthala Chauraha, it is not a café in the real sense there is no place to sit instead they have tables where you can take your orders and eat while standing. This is a good place for students, they can have chai and other snacks there. They serve different varieties of Chai, Coffee, Milkshakes, Maggi, and Sandwiches moreover, at a reasonable price.

17. Nukkad Café

18. Idrees Biryani

Lucknow is known for the best food, that isn’t served in fine restaurants in the city, yet in little, roadside food shops.  One of the most famous shops for biryani is in the Chowk area, this shop is 45 years old. They sell mutton and chicken korma and obviously the most famous lamb biryani. They use a variety of masala to make the biryani and the most interesting part is that they use milk instead of water to boil the rice, the masala used in the biryani is also made by them. 

18. Idrees Biryani

19. Mubeen’s

Established in the year 1974, Mubeen’s in Chowk, Lucknow is a top player in the category of Mughlai Restaurants in Lucknow. The most famous dish in their restaurant is chicken barra, pasanda kabab, korma, and kulcha which are great in taste but cheap in price and easy to afford for a full meal. The ambiance of the restaurant is pretty good and it is always busy with customers but the taste they provide is exceptional.

19. Mubeens

20. The Terrace

This place has such a beautiful satisfying ambiance that it will just make you happy by just entering. The Terrace is located on the top floor of Charan Plaza in Hazratganj, a variety of dishes are served in this place the staff and the chef are highly trained. Like the ambiance, the food is also just amazing and also at a very reasonable price. You can sit either indoors or outdoors and enjoy your meal. They serve a variety of chats too along with beverages, desserts, main course, etc.

20. The terrace