A city that sprawls out on the banks of holy river Ganges and a rich past to boast of has a lot to offer for food enthusiasts. Patnaites are real foodies and love dining in an upmarket restaurants as much as enjoying puchkas at the roadside vendor's stall. Over the last five years, Patna has seen a tremendous rise in the number of eating joints, large and small, individuals as well as food chains making it easy to satisfy any taste whims. Here are five best restaurants in Patna to treat your palate.
Situated atop the tallest building in Patna, this is one of its kind in Eastern India as being first revolving restaurant in the region. This restaurant is the biggest of its kind in the country and occupies the 16th, 17th and 18th floor of the Biscomaun Bhawan near the iconic Gandhi Maidan. The restaurant offers one of its kind dining experience to the guests, the beautifully decorated restaurant in the style of a Punjabi dhaba revolves as you gorge on the delectable dishes on the offer and it takes about 60-90 minutes for a revolution. Pind Baluchi offers extensive spread of North-Indian cuisine and a range of delectable veg and Non-veg kebabs. Enjoying your meal here with a bird's eye view of the city can be truly an exhilarating experience. Address: Biscomau Towers , Gandhi Maidan - Patna ., Patna, Bihar 800001 Phone:099 34 304634
The hotel Maurya is the best choice when it comes to luxurious, extravagant and elegant dining experience. It boasts of expert gourmet chefs and several mulch-cuisine restaurants. Maurya also hosts several food and kebabs festivals all round the year offering umpteen number of opportunities to its guest to try out wide array of dishes. Maurya offers a great service, friendly ambience, an ideal place for a family outing or a romantic dinner. It is a perfect place for sit-down diners though it is comparatively expensive but definitely worth every penny. Maurya also offers the experience of live Ghazals playing in the background with hotel's eclectic offerings of various cuisines. Maurya Hotel has several restaurants and dining area including a bar to choose from. Address: South Gandhi Maidan, Nawal Kishor Road, Old Jakkanpur, Raja Ji Salai, Indira Nagar Patna, Bihar , India, 800001 Phone:0612 220 3040
Patna's surest, tried and tested bet when it comes to Chinese cuisine, Yo! China is the first franchise restaurant that opened in Patna and has several branches in Patna itself. The most popular among them all is the one located near the posh Dak Bunglow road. Yo! China offers the best Chinese food in Patna and a welcoming ambiance makes it popular. Centrally located, it attracts young and old alike and is filled with college going kids and youth during the day. It also has Thai food on the offer, hence a perfect destination for Chinese and Thai food lovers. Address: Patna, Bihar 800008
New restaurant in the dining scene but is extremely popular and has managed to build a strong customer base owing to superb service and awesome food. Situated on the top floor of P & M Mall in Kurji, 17 degrees is renowned for its non-vegetarian dishes. Indian Non-veg is best served there and it also offers an open air dining area that provides a relaxing yet sophisticated atmosphere, perfect for outing with family and friends after a movie at the Mall. This one is definitely worth the visit. Address: Boring Patliputra Rd, Patliputra Industrial Area, Digha Ghat, Patna, Bihar 800010 Phone:092 34 669202
Located in the Mauryalok Complex, this one is very popular among the office-goers, students and food connoisseur. It has two sections, the first floor one is purely vegetarian and the ground floor one is multi-cuisine. The vegetarian one is highly popular among south-Indian cuisine lovers. The North Indian version of Dosas are slightly different from its South-Indian parent, North Indian versions are thinner and crispier. Basant Vihar offers best South Indian food in Patna albeit the north Indian twist. The rustic atmosphere is the charm of this restaurant and is always packed. Apart from variety of Dosas, Idlis and their other South Indian cousins, it also has the humble Pao Bhaji on the menu. Address: Maurya lok complex, Patna, Bihar 800001