Kolkata’s Classics That Will Never Fail To Impress: Check Out These Legendary Eateries!

by Shreya Ghosh
Kolkata’s Classics That Will Never Fail To Impress: Check Out These Legendary Eateries!

When it comes to discussing the best food found in India, Kolkata surely leaves its presence on the list. Kolkata is the home to many reputed and well-known eateries and food joints in different corners of the City of Joy. Every Kolkatan and Bengali living in nearby cities and towns has surely explored these places and you surely need to visit these places if you are in Kolkata. So, foodies get ready and bookmark these places for foodie delights.

These Are CT Recommended Legendary Eateries In Kolkata

1. Basanti Cabin

Fancy some deep-fried cutlets and deviled eggs in Kolkata? Basanti Cabin in Serampore is your destination. This place is known to serve gastronomical delicacies and dishes and Kolkatans love enjoying bhaja-bhuji and cutlets here.

Where: 662, Near Panchu Babur Bazar, Grand Trunk Road, Serampore, Kolkata

When: 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Price: ₹150 for two people (approx.)

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2. Chitto Babur Dokan

Chitto Babur Dokan is an iconic eatery in Kolkata serving people since many many decades. This is a legendary establishment in the foodie’s paradise, Dacres Lane. This lane is visited by hundreds every day for breakfasts and is the ultimate place for office-goers for lunch.

Where: 3, Dacres Lane, Near Pearless Bhawan, Esplanade East, Esplanade, Kolkata

When: 8 AM – 9 PM

Price: ₹300 for two people (approx.)

3. Dada Boudi Biryani

Dada Boudi Biryani No matter when you are visiting Dada Boudi Biryani, make sure to go there with some time in hand. You will need to wait for hours waiting in lines outside the restaurant. This place is famous for Kolkata biryani and you need to try it too, if not tried it yet.

Where: 1, Ghosh Para Road, Barrackpore, Kolkata

When: 11:30 AM – 9 PM

Price: ₹650 for two people (approx.)

4. Golbari

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Nestled in Shyam Bazar, Golbari is a century-old eatery serving Kolkata’s most mouth-watering and popular kosha mangsho. The spicy-rich aroma of the gravy and soft mutton pieces will melt inside your mouth with every bite. Golbari is a must-visit for everyone who loves to eat mutton.

Where: 211, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Fariapukur, Shyam Bazar

When: 12 PM – 11 PM

Price: ₹350 for two people (approx.)

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5. Kusum Rolls Kolkata

Kolkata is famous all around India for its rolls and you need to visit Kusum Rolls to gorge on the best quality and most lip-smacking rolls served in the City of Joy. From chicken rolls to egg rolls to mutton rolls, you will find everything in this eatery.

Where: 21, Park Street, Park Street Area

When: 12 PM – 11 PM

Price: ₹100 for one order (approx.)

6. Mitra Cafe Kolkata


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Mitra Cafe is synonymous with fish kobiraji in the City of Joy. This century-old food joint is located in different corners of Kolkata and holds a very special corner in every Kolkatan’s heart for its mouth-watering fried dishes.

Where: Multiple Outlets

When: 5 PM – 10 PM

Price: ₹500 for two people (approx.)

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7. Mocambo

Nestled in the Park Street area, Mocambo is one of Kolkata’s most iconic restaurants. Seated in a stunning ambience, this place is perfect to enjoy lip-smacking Continental, European, and North Indian dishes. If you haven’t been to Mocambo yet, you are surely missing out on some great food diaries.

Where: 25B, Park Street, Park Street Area, Kolkata

When: 12 PM – 10:30 PM

Price: ₹950 for two people (approx.)

8. Nizam’s Kolkata

Nestled in the New Market area, Nizam’s is one of Kolkata’s most famous and favourite places to dine in to enjoy good quality tempting Kolkata-style biryani. Kolkata’s renowned kathi roll is the most famous dish served here!

Where: 23/24, Hogg Street, New Market Area

When: 11 AM – 11:30 PM

Price: ₹450 for two people (approx.)

9. Paramount Sherbats And Syrups

Starting a century back in 1918, Paramount is the ultimate destination in Kolkata for all kinds of juices and shakes. This is a very famous spot among college-goers and students here. When visiting Paramount, trying out daab sherbat is a must!

Where: 1/1/1D, Bankim Chatterjee Street, College Street

When: 11:30 AM – 10 PM

Price: ₹250 for two people (approx.)

10. Trincas Restaurant & Bar


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Trincas Restaurant and Bar is known for serving the most delicious Chinese and Continental dishes. From Chicken Ala Kiev to Chicken Stroganoff, enjoy tempting dishes with perfect live band performances playing in the background.

Where: 17, Park Street Area

When: 11:30 AM – 10:30 PM

Price: ₹850 for two people (approx.)

Which of these Kolkata eateries have you explored already? Let us know your foodie diaries and experiences!

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