Try as much as we may, it’s hard to ignore the lure of this hot, steamy, delectable dish. And we’re not sure what you’re thinking – but we’re talking about momos. Rain or shine, we can never seem to turn down the idea of tucking into these soft, gooey dumplings in their veggie or meaty avatar. Pair that with a bit of chilli sauce, and we’re spicing things up too! So we’re suggesting you do so as well. And from a city teeming with options to choose from, we’ve picked out some of the best places to get your momo fix.

We know that our neighbourhood momo vendor {everybody has their favourite we are sure} deserves a list of their own, but that’s another story. Watch this space for more.

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WoW Momo

WoW Momo

With eight outlets in the city and an interesting menu, this Kolkata-based chain is truly wow! Take a bite of their very flavourful momo burgers {quite a twist, we think} and you’ll be craving more. They also have dessert momos. Steamed delights oozing with sinful chocolate, anyone?

Where: Find your nearest WoW Momo outlet here.

Price:  INR 80 upwards

Timings: Monday to Sunday, 11am-11pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Infinitea – Tea Room & Tea Store

steamed momos on a plate at infinitea cafe in bangalore

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This might sound like an unusual choice, but anyone who has had a taste of the scrumptious steamed chicken momos at Infinitea will definitely agree with us. Also, did we mention they taste heavenly between sips of hot, soothing tea?

Where: 2, Shah Sultan Complex, Cunningham Road, and 26, ESI Hospital Road, HAL 2nd Stage, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar

Price: INR 180 upwards

Contact: 080 41148810 /080 41265258

Timings: 11am-11pm

Find them on Facebook here.


One of the few places that serves pork momos in the city, Delicacy likes keeping it simple and authentic — just how we like it. We love that their pork mince is really fine, and that the dough it comes wrapped in is thin and light. Most authentic, we say. Steamed, fried or pan-fried — whichever way you like your momos, this restaurant will definitely not disappoint you.

Where: Outlets at Koramangala 4th block, Jeevan Bhima Nagar, Kalyan Nagar, Banaswadi, Frazer Town, JP Nagar, and CV Raman Nagar

Price: INR 140 upwards

Contact: 080 49653171 (Jeevan Bhima Nagar outlet)

Timings: noon-11pm


Known for their great Chinese dishes, this pocket-friendly restaurant has some of the best Chicken Cheese momos in town. Their fried momos are just as good and will definitely floor you. Their Kammanahalli outlet offers delicious pork momos, which deserve a special mention.

Where: BTM Layout 2nd stage, Koramangala 5th Block and Kammanahalli, Yadava Layout

Price: INR 80 upwards

Contact: 080 41739352

Timings: noon-3:30pm, 7pm-11pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Snow Lion- Flavors of Tibet

While the usual suspects {chicken and veg momos} are on the menu here, it is the beef momo {steamed or fried} you should make a beeline for. If just tucking into momos is not filling enough, then make a meal out of it with Snow Lion’s Rhu Chotse or beef or chicken momos dunked in a broth rich with stock.

Where: 303, 3rd Floor, 5th Avenue Mall, Brigade Road

Price: INR 60 upwards

Contact: +91 9663902053

Timings: 11am-11pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Choi Choi Momos

The momos part of their menu just mentions two variations {veg and chicken}, but what is special is the pan-fried option. Neither bland and steamed nor deep fried in all of the Middle East’s oil, the pan-fried chicken momos make  us feel a wee bit healthier.

Where: 2, 18/1, Nehru Road, Kammanahalli

Price: INR 60 upwards

Contact: +91 9880462211

Timings: 11am-10.30pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Taste of Tibet

The steamed beef momos are the crowd-pleasers, though chicken and veggie versions are available too. The delicate parcels come stuffed with a generous portion of mince beef flavoured with ginger and chillies. Served with a fiery chilli chutney and a watery broth, these little pouches are perfect for a rainy day snacking.

Where: 2nd Floor, Indo Dubai Plaza, Rest House Road, Off Brigade Road

Price: INR 70 upwards

Contact: 080 49653070

Timings: noon-9:30pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Bamey’s Restro Cafe

At this Nepali restaurant, an entire section is devoted to steamed, fried, and kothey {pan-fried in Nepalese} momos available in veg, chicken and mutton versions. If you want to spice things up then go for their fiery chilli kind. For those with tamer palates, the Paneer Butter Spinach and Cheesy Chicken Corn are other options. Want to taste everything? then opt for the Bamey’s Momo Platter. Simple. We’re equally intrigued by the Bhatti Ko, steamed momos dunked in a cashew-thickened tomato gravy.

Where: A/5, Ground Floor, KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala

Price: INR 90 upwards

Contact: 080 49653050 or +91 8892077730

Timings: 11am-11pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Check out their website here.

Momo Hut

A humble place with a limited menu, it nevertheless offers some of the best momos in town. Regulars vouch for their oh-so-yum chicken momos. You could even pair them with a helping of Thukpa {noodles in soup} or Chowmein and make a meal of it.

Where: 99, 4th B Cross, 5th Block, Koramangala 5th Block

Price: INR 70 upwards

Contact: +91 9620583036

Timings: 1pm-10pm

Juicy Momos

With several outlets in the city, Juicy Momos seems to love keeping things slightly hatke.  Apart from the steamed and fried varieties, they also offer Schezwan Pan-Fried momos, letting you choose your filling from vegetables, paneer, mushroom, corn and chicken. Their interesting momo burger, momo roll and momo hot dog combinations score extra points.

Where: Outlets at JP Nagar, Banashankari, Ulsoor (Lido Mall), Banerghatta Road, Kumaraswamy Layout, Jayanagar 3rd Block, Malleshwaram, BTM, Brigade Road and Jayanagar 9th Block (Central Mall).

When: Monday-Friday, 11am-9:30pm and Saturday-Sunday, 10am-11pm

Price: INR 60 upwards

Contact: +91 9538550509 {JP Nagar outlet}

Find them on Facebook here.

Khawa Kharpo


The Fried Beef Momos here, soft meat encased within crunchy, golden fried shells, are super popular here, but what also deserves a mention is Khawa Kharpo’s Mo-Thuks, momos cooked in a special soup, a-la thukpa, but not quite.

Where: H No 50/1, Ground Floor, Jyoti Nivas College Road, Koramangala Industrial Layout

Price: INR 70  upwards

Contact: +91 9945553797/+91 9164309025/+91 9663698825

Timings: 12.30pm – 10.30pm

Kitchen Of Joy

While this hole-in-the-wall Bengali joint offers snacks and savouries such as cutlets and samosas and Kolkata-style Kathi rolls, they also do mean steamed momos {chicken or veg}. Don’t forget to mop up them momos with their house-made thick, garlicky, chilli chutney.

Where: 12th Main, HAL 2nd Stage, Service Road, Indira Nagar

Price: INR 60 upwards

Contact: +91 9900962765 

Timings: noon-3pm and 6-10.30pm

Find them on Facebook here.

O My Hunger

This newly opened restaurant already has fans for their Tandoori momos, available in veg, paneer, mutton, chicken and even chicken cheese avatars. And, if you’re not really a fan of that, there’s good old steamed and fried ones as well.

Where: 2A, Jyoti Nivas College Rd, 5th Block, Koramangala

Price: INR 110 upwards

Contact: 080 41220202

Timings: 11am – 3.30pm and 5.30pm – 11.30pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Check out their website here.

Sizzling Szechuan

Pick from pork, chicken or vegetable momos {steamed, deep-fried or pan-fried} and tuck in, before you turn to the Chinese and Thai specials here. Want something more fiery? They also have spicy momos in Szechuan, Namprik and Chilly versions!

Where: 4C, 118, Next To HDFC Bank, OMBR Layout, ST George College Road,Banaswadi and 13 & 14, Above Smart Supper Market, TC Palya Main Road, Hoysala Nagar,Rammurthy Nagar

Price: INR 145 upwards

Contact: 080 41488866 {Banaswadi}, 080 25316333 {Ramamurthy Nagar}

Timings: 11am – 11pm

Featured image courtesy Newspoint


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