Enjoy Street Food From Other Parts of the Country At These Great Chennai Restaurants
Street food is one of the most popular kinds of food in the world. Obviously different places refer to street food in different ways. With the rising popularity of food trucks, it’s clear that street food has taken on a much different name. In India, every street and every corner has a stall or a cart where the owner makes really good food that is popular in that city or state. We’ve already talked about places to get really good Chennai street food in the city, but how about street food from other places that are available here?
From chaat to kati rolls to chole bature, Chennai has adopted and adapted those dishes to suit the flavours and tastebuds of people in the city. Here are some places where you can get different kinds of street food in Chennai.
The Kati Roll Shop
The Kolkata style kati roll is famous all over the country. Loaded with meat or vegetables cooked to perfection, drizzled with sauces and spices, these kati rolls are a great addition to the food scene in Chennai. And the Kati Roll Shop provides just that.
Locations: Gopalapuram, Besant Nagar & Thuraipakkam
Known as your one stop shop for all kinds of street food from India and around the world, Spoonbill has a lot to choose from. With dishes like pav bhaji and vada pav, kati rolls and kebabs, they’ve got enough Indian food to satisfy the palate.
Cheap and cheerful, this vegetarian outlet in Mylapore has everything. Whether it’s Chennai street food or Samosa Chaat or even vada pav, they’ve got it all. Make the most of your visit and you won’t be sorry.
In the mood for chaat? Head over to Purasavakkam and indulge in a large selection of chaats ranging from the usual paani puri to sev puri cheese and so much more.
Mansukh Sweets & Snacks
Started by a Gujarati family, Mansukh is known for their great food. Street food is just part of the fantastic menu that they have on display. Spring rolls, samosas, dosa, chaat and Delhi special Chole Batura are just few of the things they have.
Locations: T. Nagar, Ashok Nagar and Aminijikarai
Chaat, sandwich varieties, pav options and other Indian food options make up the entirety of their menu. At affordable prices, Shiv Shri is a great place to spend some time and eat your fill.
Nungambakkam Chaat Corner
These guys are famous for their chaat and anybody who travels along Nungambakkam High Road has either stopped here or seen their stall. Any chaat that you’re craving, they’ve got it.
Samosa, bondas, pakodas, cutlets and pavs of different kinds, Ajanabi also has jamuns of different kinds and lots of great Bengali sweets to choose from.
Locations: Egmore & OMR Food Street
This Cathedral Road joint has been around forever and is a popular place for college students in the area. Known for their chaats, Gangotree is obviously where you need to go.
Locations: Gopalapuram, Adyar, Anna Nagar East, T. Nagar and Royapettah
Slightly fancier spot on this list, Fully Local has a large menu that starts with breakfast and all the way into dinner, with combo meals and platters to choose from.