Surat, a major textile community and home to some interesting ancient landmarks, is a great destination for any traveler who wants a taste of authentic Indian flavors. Whether you’re embracing the festive colors of the ISKON Temple or indulging in historical recollections at Dandi; here are some spots in Surat to hit for a great morning meal.
A wholesome mouthful to sate your appetite, a home loving ambiance and a pocket friendly menu is what customers find at Jalaram Khichdi. Serving large portions of their signature meal, rajwadi khichdi (basmati rice cooked in a watery mix of Gujarati pulses) and a cool drink called chaas (butter milk) with a slight hint of fresh mint, this restaurant is all about comfort food. Exclusively vegetarian, the menu satisfies a large number of locals who love grabbing a bite of their bhajjiya platter with a sweet round of gulabjamun in the morning. Address and telephone number: LP Savani Rd, Guru Ram Pavan Bhumi, Adajan Gam, Surat, Gujarat 395009, India, +91-0261-2977334
Try Mysore Café, one of the oldest restaurants in Surat that indulges travelers and locals in south Indian delicacies and the best cup of tea they could hope for! Mysore Café is frequently visited by young working professionals and college going students who prefer a midday meal over an early breakfast. Functioning for over 40 years, the restaurant is well grounded with its signature dishes: the fluffy and buttery Mysore dosa and the spicy onion uttappa. Address and telephone number: Athwalines, Athwa Gate, Surat, Gujarat 395001, India, +91-0261-2463767
If you’re looking for some Chinese grub, Wok on Fire is right around the corner from the Golden Square and serves authentic pan-Asian delicacies. Showering customers with an elegant blend of Asian flavors, every dish is mouth-watering. Gorge on the most recommended dish, paneer chilli alongside a plateful of Manchurian fried rice that is cooked with all the love and skill of an Indian kitchen. Known as one of the best outlets for Chinese cuisine, this restaurant offers a late breakfast of crispy Thai noodles doused in fiery Sichaun sauce. Address and telephone number: G 2, Golden Square, Near Sargam Shopping Center, Parle Point, City Light, Surat, Gujarat, India, +91-0261-6511111
A true gem in the city of Surat, Gluttony is typically a couples’ retreat, visited most often by youngsters who are hungry for an American bite. One of the very few restaurants that serve a delicious plate of burger and fries, the joint is exclusively vegetarian. The rich ambiance coupled with the multi-cuisine menu attracts a fair share of customers. So, grab a seat and enjoy the Chinese starters or go for a classic bun courtesy of the US. Address and telephone number: G- 51-52, Navmangalam Complex, Citylight Road, City Light, Surat, Gujarat, India, +91- 0261-3068666
For those who crave a yolk a day, Mr. Egg is the ideal choice. Featuring a range of dishes, right from a hearty feast of scrambled eggs to the local favorite grilled omelette sandwiches, the restaurant is a cozy little corner located in Kargil Chowk. It has become a regular joint for students and working professionals who love gorging on a late breakfast meal and sipping on conventional Indian thirst quenchers like mosambi juice and chaas. Address and telephone number: UG 34-36, Indralok Complex, Kargil Chowk, Piplod, Surat, Gujarat, India, +91-0261-3115595
Bucket Food is an adorable joint ideal for people who love snacking on fast food goodies. Decked with a friendly staff and a bustling atmosphere, the restaurant serves delicious appetizers in a pleasing variety of combinations. Their take on Mexican snacks like nachos with bean sauce is heavenly, and if your taste buds are screaming for a sweet treat, try a humongous tub of ice cream from the fridge. One of the most affordable joints in Surat, Bucket Food lets customers enjoy a light brunch with an icy cool beverage; perfect for quelling that afternoon heat. Address and telephone number: UG 1, Indralok Complex, Kargil Chowk, Dumas Road, Piplod, Surat, Gujarat, India, +91-0261-2256933