From the world-famous Hyderabadi biryani to the haleem, from Charminar to the Golconda forts and from the IT park to its diverse cultural setup, Hyderabad is one of the oldest cities in India. People from all walk of life and belonging to different parts of the country live in Hyderabad. The city of pearls has a variety of sights and wonders in its purse to offer. But most of the tourists also come here for tasting the awesome food in the streets of Hyderabad. If you are a resident or even visiting the city, the sheer number of food outlets here is humungous and you would be confused as to where to head to. Fret not folks, we have compiled the list of 11 little known food outlets in Hyderabad that are bang for your buck. So buckle in and get to know these food joints where you must raid on your next visit to Hyderabad.
1. Wich Please!
The name itself sounds like innovation and so are the offerings from this outlet. Located in Vinayaka Nagar in Gachibowli, Wich Please is focused around providing Sandwiches. The speciality of this place is their creativity. They have created a variety of sandwiches with different types of fillings. Their main focus is on vegetarian sandwiches however they also have non-vegetarian options. This food outlet aims to make a sandwich as a mainstream snack which can be made in whatever way you like and yet its not unhealthy and is a low-calorie diet. Don’t forget to try the Choco-wich sandwich at Wich Please. You should surely visit this joint with your partner. There are a lot of couple friendly hotel in Hyderabad so you won't be having any troubles looking for one.
2. Ram Dosa House
To all the foodies who have a thing for South Indian dishes, head down to Ram Dosa house for their extensive range of Dosas with a multitude of stuffings that you would have never come across. The Rama Dosa House had a very humble begining when it started and it used to serve dosas only in the night. However, owing to its superb taste and uncompromised quality over time, the place got popular and today a fantastic restaurant stands in the place. The restaurant is located in Banjara Hills just beside road no 14. Do try their butter and paneer dosas. You should surely visit this joint with your partner. There are a lot of hotels for unmarried couples in Hyderabad so you need not worry.
3. Pakodi Factory
If you are a north Indian and craving for Pakodas with chai, head to the YSR statue opposite Midland Bakery near Ayyappa society in Madhapur. The crunchy and crispy Pakodas served with chai would surely satiate your craving. That's not all, you have a wide array of Pakodas ranging from onion, paneer and baby corn in veg to egg, chicken and fish in the non-vegetarian side.
4. King and Cardinal
King and Cardinal have their audience set. This food joint is located in Pooja Manor next to Sony Centre in Himayatnagar. The area is flooded with schools colleges and coaching institutions. King and Cardinal specialize in making delicious and juicy burgers for the young crowd. Enter this food joint and it is always lively with lots of students humming in the joint thus making it a very vibrant place. They have recently branched out and come up with another outlet nearby which is even better in ambience and is more trendy and fancy to appeal to their target guests. You will surely love their vegetarian burger with its crispy bread and warm butter and mayonnaise. The price is very budget-friendly and which is one of the reasons why it is a hit among the students. You can stay in hotels near secunderabad railway station which is very close to this outlet.
5. Gokul Chaat
Gokul chaat house opposite the women's college road in Koti is one of the oldest and most popular places where you can feast upon tasty and delicious chaat. The Gokul Chaat joint is famous for its spicy bhelpuri and the awesome Papdi chaat. They also serve the Samosa Ragda which is a hit among its guest.
6. Alpha Hotel
If you want to taste the Hyderabadi Biryani at a very affordable price, visit the Alpha Hotel opposite the Railway station in Secunderabad. Being in Hyderabad you should have a bite at the famous biryani. Don't miss the Dum biryani at Alpha Hotel and you will surely want more. The hotel is located near railway station and you can even stay at some of the best hotels near secunderabad railway station for a pleasant visit.
7. Dimmy’s Paan Palace
Don't get confused over the name. No, this place does not serve only paan. This joint mainly serves your post-dinner cravings and serves some of the best snacks, desserts, shakes and juices. It is not a very sophisticated shop but rather a joint just running out of a house on road no 36 in Jubilee Hills. You can feast on some chaat, samosa, chocolates and ice creams. The place is really good and you will always find it flocked with people during late nights.
8. Tibbs Frankie
Tibbs Frankie is one of the pioneers of frankie in the city of Hyderabad. They even innovated with a traditional frankie and stuffed it with different fillings to appeal to a wide number of people. Chicken tikka Frankie is their USP. Served with some egg and sliced onion, the taste will be a heavenly treat which will make you ask for more. The pricing is like a cherry on top with so low price. It is located in the White House Building on Greenlands Road beside Lifestyle.
Lamakaan is not exactly a shop but rather a lively show. The place is famed for its live stage shows, theatre, drama, dance, cultural exhibits etc. The youngsters of the city often flock to the place for having fun. The cafeteria inside is a delightful place selling some tasty food. All kinds of snacks, tea, coffee, juices, rice bowls, chicken and mutton curries, etc are a few treats that you will get here. You can also try their chai samosa.You should surely visit this lively place with your partner. There are a lot of couple friendly hotel in Hyderabad so you won't be having any troubles looking for one.
10. Rice bowl
Rice bowl is one of the few joints that serve people who travel within the city for their work. The Rice bowl offers bowls of rice in a quantity that is sufficient for an individual. They also serve some vegetable in different options. For vegetarians they serve Rajma, aloo gobi, mix veg paneer rice bowls and for non-vegetarians they serve egg roast, butter chicken, nizami kheema and kheema sambar rice bowls. And the best part you get each of the above dish within 100 Rs. The limited menu is in no way a spoil sport and you will surely depart with a full tummy.
11. Momos Delight
Momo is very much viral in North India but finding a very good outlet in Hyderabad is very difficult. There are numerous food joints for Dosas, Biryanis, Chinese snacks, fast food, chaat, Pani puri etc but when it comes to momos you have to visit Momos Delight. They offer both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. They also have both steamed and fried momos. If you are a non-vegetarian, do try their chicken steamed momo, chilli chicken momos, chicken fried momo. Vegetarians can opt for veg steamed momo and even a chocolate momo. So go ahead and have those delicious momos. The outlet is located opposite DLF Gate 2 in Gachibowli.
These are some of the little known food outlets in Hyderabad which not only present tasty and delicious food but also at pocket friendly prices. So the next time you visit Hyderabad and want to try the street food there, you won't have to look out for the places. Just type these spots on your google maps and head straight to these awesome joints.