Top 20 Restaurants of Kozhikode

cm 15


Kings Bay

It is a seafood restaurant established in a colonial Portuguese Building which serves delicious International dishes. It is situated near Customs Road, Vellayil. It is away from the crowd of this city, which makes a very peaceful stay here. Neer Dosa and Ghee Chicken are the star dishes here and most recommended one too. Due to their consistency, they are ranked first in 144 restaurants.



It is situated near SM Street. They are best in serving Malabari dishes and Special Biryanis. The ambiance is soothing here. They have maintained cleanliness very well, and the most promising thing about this place is the cordial behavior of their staff members.



It is a contemporary restaurant which is situated near Asma Tower, Mavoor Road. This has been established around 1995 and many changes have been observed till now, ranging from decor, layout, presentation to the entrance but the quality of food is constant. The taste is mouth-watering and in addition to that, they also serve large portions so that you do not go halfheartedly from there.


Garlic Routes

It is a global cuisine restaurant with a spacious roof garden inside. It is situated near MN’s Avenue, PT Usha Road. Alfaham Chicken is the most recommended dish here. Although the place is small but, the ambiance is very nice.



It is situated near Aravind Ghosh Road, Mananchira. Beef Biryani dish is something which makes it stand out uniquely. Although it is situated in the middle of the city, people overlook the traffic jams they face just to have the spicy beef biryani.



It is a very small setup situated near Kannur Road, near CH Flyover. This restaurant is one of the reasons to look forward to Kozhikode- said happy guest on traveling experiences. The idea of the popularity of this place can be imagined by the queue formation every now and then. But the staff members are always humble and fast enough to inform whenever there is an empty table. They are the best in authentic Keralan dishes like chicken biryani, fish fry and fish mango curry. In desserts, never forget to try Payasam.



It is situated near Convent Cross Road, behind Fire Station. This place is a treat to visit for authentic Kozikodian Biryani dishes. Even if you do not look for lunch and dinner, you can have snacks and coffee with a group of friends. Generally, this place also serves for small get to gather.



It is situated opposite Tagore Hall, Red Cross Road. Zam-Zam has become a second home to people due to the aroma and flavor it serves, especially in Biryani. People are not getting tired of this place. They visit three times a week due to Chicken Alfaham and garlic paste. They have a variety of dishes and the most famous are Malabar Chicken, Dosa Hut and Philly Steak.


Punjab Di Rasoi

The name itself reveals that it is all set to give you the feeling of northern India. It gives you nostalgic memories of Punjab and Haryana in a South City. In addition to that, they also serve authentic Keralan dishes. With friendly staff, it becomes more comfortable and homely for enjoying the food.


Dhe Puttu

Puttu is a star dish of Kerala. It consists of coarsely ground rice grated coconut and water. It is often served with side dishes like Palm Sugar or Chickpea curry. This place was a school in old-time and then investors invested in making it a high-class restaurant. With peppy interiors and spacious exterior, it wins the heart of people easily. Puttu Kada dish has contributed well enough to rank it 7th out if 144 restaurants there.



It is situated near Sagar Mavoor Road, KSRTC Bus Stand. As it is just opposite to bus stand, people are lured to visit here, and after eating Kozikodian Dum Biryani, it does not let them regret their decision.


The Lighthouse

It is situated opposite Metro Cardiac Hospital, Palazhi. It is an Arabic restaurant, with scenic locations. Just like its name, it plays very well with lights around it. The Hummas, Mottabel, Baba Ghanoush is delightfully delicious. The ambiance is warm and cozy. They prepare a special Moroccan Tea which is a great asset to this place.


Dakshin- The Veg

It is situated opposite to National Hospital, Mavoor Road. It is a multi-cuisine restaurant which serves vegetarian dishes at its best. They offer a variety of dosa like Manchurian Dosa, Ghee Dosa, Paneer Dosa.


Sixth Avenue Cafe

It is situated near Baby Arcade, PT Usha Road. Their interior is all set to woo over its visitors. Every time you visit Calicut, you will surely want to visit this place. Interiors, food, and service are worth enough to check in every time.



It is a multi-cuisine restaurant that serves both authentic and international dishes. It is situated near Kadamkulam Road, Tali. There is no issue with parking, unlike other places. They have good space for dining purposes. You will be amazed to have seafood like Prawns, fish curry, Biryani for under 200 bucks.



It is situated near Silk Street, Mananchara. They have set up their roots 15 years ago and they have maintained their legacy very well till date. They do not have the best decors but what made them 10th best place to dine is their taste. They are not specialized just in serving lunch and dinner, their breakfast, evening snacks and cardamom tea will make you wanting for more and more.


M Grill

It is situated at the heart of the city and yet it maintains calmness. It is located near Focus Mall, Rajaji Road. The food they offer is excellent, and the service is really fast. No wonder this is the second-best restaurant in Kozhikode.



Aalibhai’s Thattukuada

It is situated near Pantheerankavu. The ambiance is cozy and calm. It is a place which can provide relaxation from day to day life. The Fried Ice Cream is star dessert of this area which will be worth buying at any cost.


It’s Just WOW

It is situated near Devasaram Bhavan, Velayil. Just like its name, it is Wow. It serves best Chinese food in Kozhikode. It is a small place with appealing interiors and growing day by day. With co-operative staff, it has become the junction of most youngsters here.

20Ivy 9 Restaurant

Ivy 9 Restaurant is located in Malapparambha, Kozhikode. The restaurant has 2 floors, fully air-conditioned. It also has an open area dining hall and a party hall. Besides this, it has a coffee shop and BBQ grill area for Barbeque lovers. The restaurant has enough parking space too. Besides providing dine-in, they also offer, home delivery. The family-style restaurant is open from 7:30 am to 11:30 pm.