Davanagere is a city in the middle of the southern Indian state of Karnataka. It is considered the ninth-largest city in the state. For administrative conveniences, it became a separate district in 1997 when it was separated from the erstwhile undivided district of Chitradurga. As per the census of 2011, the total population of the city is 435,125. The cuisine that is served here is North Karnataka cuisine and is available in almost all the restaurants in the city. Below we have mentioned some restaurants that serve the regional cuisine as well as other authentic cuisines in Davanagere. Let us have a look at the list of the top 20 restaurants.
1.Ravi Benne Dosa
This place is famous for serving the best dosas in the city, so if you are a south Indian food lover, then go must go to this place. This place is usually busy due to its craze among people. The popular dosa variations served here are Davangere Butter Restaurant, Benne Dosa, Khali Dosa served along with red chutney and coconut chutney.
Location: Church Road, Prince Jayachamaraja Wodeyar, Davangere
They serve vegetarian thali and North Karnataka cuisine in a casual, family-friendly seating area. The popular serving of this place are Jolada roti meal, Ragi Malt, Holige, Sambar rice, Ragi porridge, and many other items. The thali served here are delicious and consists of various dishes costing only Rs.150.
Location: Neelagunda Complex, PB Road, Near Gandhi Circle, Davanagere
3.New Rajbhavan Restaurant
The appropriate time to visit this place is on weekdays as it is usually crowded on the weekends and difficult to find seats. The veg man chow soup is commendable and tasty. It is a suitable place for those who love to eat biryani.
Location: PB Road, Court Circle, Davangere-Harihar Road, Davanagere
They offer standard north Indian and Chinese cuisines food items in a low key, casual space with a family-friendly and lovely ambience. They have various options for snacks like French fries, man chow soup, corn cheese croquettes. The sizzling choco brownie is highly recommended among the desserts.
Location: Medical College Road, B Block MCC, Davanagere
5.Good Food Restaurant
The place is maintained correctly and offers hygienic dishes like masala dosa, bisi bele bath, idli vada sambar, ghee rice, rice and dhal, Kashmiri pulao rice. The Bisi bele bath and pulav are delicious and pocket-friendly.
Location: Chigateri General Hospital Road, Davanagere
6.Pink Rajasthani Family Restaurant
This is an ideal place for vegetarian foodies, and is a value for money place. They serve varieties of starters like paneer pasanda, Gobi Manchurian, noodles, tikka masala, and much more. They also have tasty rice items and lassi that are lip-smacking in taste.
Location: Venkateshwara temple, MCC B Block, Kuvempu Nagar, Davanagere
It is a straightforward property offering a decent amount of varieties of food items. The coffee shop in this outlet serves delicious tasty coffee that is refreshing. You will get all the authentic tasting food recipes from Karnataka cuisine as well as other cuisines also.
Location: Kadli Complex, Medical College Road, Kuvempu Nagar, Davanagere
This restaurant is dedicated to the service of spicy and tangy chaat items. They serve dishes like onion pakoda, Mirchi bhaji with vagarnemandaki, chakli, masala vada dal vada, capsicum bonda, sweet bondagarge. The goli bhaji of this place is very famous among the locals.
Location: KB Extension, Davanagere
9.Old Sagar Benne Dosa
They serve two types of dosa at their outlet, one is plain dosa, and the other is benne dosa. The dosa is served with chutney, aloo palya, and butter. Among both types of dosa, the benne dosa is more popular, but both taste equally good.
Location: Mahila Samaj Complex, Hadadi Road, Pravasi Mandir Road, Davanagere
Sri Guru Kottureshwara Butter Dosa Hotel
This place is specialized in offering variations in dosa to their guests. No doubt, the cuisine of South India seems to be incomplete without dosa, so this place is indeed for those sections of people who love dosa. They serve benne dosa, butter dosa, khali dosa, butter masala dosa, served along with chutney.
Location: Medical College Road, Kuvempu Nagar, Devanagere
11.Rocking Arabian Treat
It is a casual eatery serving burgers, veg tacos, and many other fancy and delicious items. The biryani and tacos served here are very famous among visitors. Ice cream sundae and berry cake are delicious items available for dessert.
Location: Balaji Towers Rockinh Hotel, MCC B Block, Davanagere
It is a unique place to have snacks, especially smoked pizza. They prepare pizza and barbeque items in a wooden pizza, which comes out to be cheesy, crispy, and tasty. Also, they have a special type of pizza known as sev puri pizza, which is a must-try.
Location: Bus Stand, Near KSRTC, Davanagere
13.Hotel Adarsh’s Pride Family Restaurant
This restaurant is specialized in serving schezwan, crunch, and tandoori items. The special gobi Manchurian is flavorful and delicious. It is a suitable place for students and youngsters to hangout.
Location: Davanagere, Karnataka
14.Davanagere Biryani House
It is a streamlined restaurant serving biryani and classic South Indian dishes in a casual environment. Each bite of biryani will burst different flavours in the mouth. They have various veg options and kebabs available at their outlet.
Location: Shamanur Road, Near SS Mall, Davanagere
15.Poornima Café Bar
It is a fast-food café serving hot idli, vada, tea, coffee, and many other breakfast options. The uppit Kesari bath is very delicious and flavorful. The badaam milk served here is tempting and commendable.
Location: MCC A Block, Davanagere
This place provides varieties of North Indian delicacies at a reasonable price. They have various curries that goes well with rice. The preparations are like that of a dhaba, tasting fantastic. The veg kolhapuri served here is a must-try.
Location: Prince Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Extension, Davanagere
17.Savitha Kai Ruchi
It is a vegetarian restaurant serving dishes like open dosa, onion dosa, mungur buns, Mangalore Bun, iruli idli, Padampuri and many more South Indian items. The open dosa served here is impressive and worth tasting.
Location: Shamanur Road, SS Layout, Davanagere
They serve traditional eats, desserts in a chic eatery with a live music facility. They offer items like masala papad, hara bhara kebab, tomato soup, paneer sauté, sweet pan. You can even book this place for parties and small functions as they have exciting options on their menu.
Location: Vinayaka Extension, Vidyanagar, Davanagere
They serve everything ranging from starters to the main course meals. They serve gobi Manchurian, masala papad, butter naan, veg biryani, paneer masala, cakes, paneer mandrai, and many other items at their premises.
Location: Kuvempu Nagar, Davanagere
This restaurant serves garlic naan, butter roti, chapatti, kadhai paneer, tandoori items at their outlet. They serve ice creams and cream fruit salads also, which are sweet and tasty. The fruit punch served here is delightful.
Location: Near GundiMahadevappa Circle, Kuvempu Nagar, Davanagere