College students in Dehradun have taste buds that like to explore the flavours of every eatery that the town has. They welcome the ideas of foreign cuisines and delightful delicacies in this small Himalayan town. Though trying out the hot and happening cuisine in town sounds drool worthy, but it also might cut a hole in the pocket of a college goer. But fret not folks, as we have a list of some exquisite dinning and snacking areas in Dehradun for all you foodies, which will not burn a hole in your pocket but will make you crave more.
1. Laxmi Restaurant
One amongst the oldest diners in town, located in the jammed Paltan Bazaar, Laxmi Restaurant has been serving lip-smacking South Indian cuisines since the last 80 years. The place is reminiscent of the old trends in the city. Their speciality is the Masala Dosa, Idli, Vada and Sambar apart from that other North Indian cuisines and beverages like Lassi and Almond Milk are also worth trying. The place is fairly inexpensive and hygienic, it has a local ambience not for the once who are looking for a well lit or classy ambience.
Location- Paltan Bazaar, Near Clock Tower, Dehradun
Price- 400 Rs for two (Approx)
2. Eddies Patisseries
If you’re broke and craving desserts, then this is your place to go to. At Eddies you will be able to satiate all your desires for some creamy ecstasy. The place also offers burgers worth drooling over, especially the mutton burger they serve is loaded with juices of meat and huge chunks of cheese slipping out to get into your mouth. The red velvet cake is another delight which has a velvety texture that melts in your mouth the moment you take a bite, when talking about beverages, the Kitkat shake they serve here is something you won’t have in the entire town, its choclaty, its nutty, its creamy and Oh! so heavenly. Do try out this place if you’re running low on budget as every delicacy served here is quiet fulfilling and really affordable.
Location-102 Yamuna Colony, Above Punjab National Bank, Chakrata Road, Dehradun
Price-400 Rs for two (Approx)
3. Gaylord Express
Another very famous restaurant in the very busy streets of the Paltan Bazaar is the gaylord express where you will find a variety of cuisines like Chinese, South Indian, Italian, North Indian, Street Food etc. they have a lot to offer. The ice-creams and dessert are one of their specialities as Gaylord has been in this business since ages now. You can try the Choley Bhature and the freshly baked Macpuff which have a taste worth boasting about. You will find a buck load of choices in the ice-cream section as they offer many flavours. They also take orders for some really amazing cakes for any occasion which are custom designed. the place tends to be overcrowded most of the times, but you can manage a seat for yourself easily.
Location- 9, Near Samsung Shop, Paltan Bazaar, Dehradun
Price- 200 Rs for two (Approx)
4. KC Soup Bar
the perfect place for a college goer who is craving to binge on to some really mouth watering Chinese stuff in the town. A KC Soup bar you will be served freshly made Chinese food all day long. they are one amongst the oldest players in the food industry of Dehradun. They are quiet popular for their veg and non-veg soups and the special Chinese Thukpa. The broth is packed with flavours and cooked to the perfect consistency, the colours of the vegetables and chunks of chicken in the soup will not just lighten up your plate but also your taste buds. At KC you can binge on to steamy soft, juicy and well cooked dumplings which are one amongst the speciality of not only this place but also this town.
Location- 136/4, Rajpur Road, Jakhan, Dehradun
Price- 200 Rs for two (Approx)
5. Maggie Point
One of the best places to hang out and eat out for every college goer in Dehradun are the well-known Maggie Points in the town. Every group of friends have their personal favourite Maggie point which is their happy place and it not only has a soothing location but is also fairly cheap and some Maggie points have amazing food to serve. The basic menu of every Maggie Point is Maggie, Macaroni, Scrambled eggs, Buns etc. So when running short on budget drive up till Maggie Point and have a jolly time while munching on to some soupy Maggie which has a blast of flavours and enjoy in the serenity of the Himalayan town of Dehradun.
Location- Mussorie Road, Dehradun
Price- 100-200 Rs for two
So this was our list of top 5 budgeted restaurants in Dehradun for college goers, if you have any other place in mind that you think serves good food at a reasonable price then let us know in the comment section below.