From pani puri to chaat and bread pakora to Dharvad pedha, we explore the many joys of eating street food in good ol’ Jayanagar.

Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri And Chaat 


This twenty year old chaat outlet is not to be missed if you love chaat and wish to have authentic Bengali gol gappas or phuchkas. It has crowds of people thronging to savour a plate of chaat on any average evening. Any student/visitor to the area is sure to recommend Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri and Chaat for a good street food experience. It is also famous among its customers for its alu chaat and sev puri.

Where: 69, 8th F Main Road, Jayanagar 3rd Block, Opposite to Radel Music System

Price: INR 15 upwards

Contact: +91 9036160581

Timings: 1.30pm-10.30pm

Mumbai Vadapavala


Located opposite Vijaya College, Jayanagar 4th Block, this little outlet is known for its Mumbaiyya style chaat. One of the first outlets to sell what people now call a ‘Bread Pakoda’ or a ‘Delhi Sandwich’, this is the ideal place for people who wish to have chaat authentic to the streets of Mumbai. Also, to those folks who have never eaten vada pav before, Mumbai Vadapavala extends a warm welcome!

Where: 16, Aurobindo Marg, 4th Block, KV Layout, Jayanagar

Price: INR 12 upwards

Contact: +91 9590377776, +91 9342903300

Timings: 11am-10pm

This outlet offers everything that a carb lover desires. A list of things available in Hot Chips is hard to make, so I’d suggest going there and making a choice. Located a few meters from the Jayanagar bus depot, this shop is famous for its samosas, kachoris, mini pizzas, strudels, muffins, chaat, and of course, its hot chips.

Where: 75, 30th Cross Road, 4th Block, Jaya Nagar East, Jayanagar

Price: INR 15 upwards

Contact: +91 9845372050

Timings: 10am-10pm

Dharwad Famous Mishra Pedha



This store, located near the BDA Complex, 4th Block Jayanagar, is a one-stop-shop for people who have a sweet tooth {or not!}, for it sells more than traditional Dharwad sweets. Famous for its Pedhas {Mishra Pedha, the namesake, is a standard for the pedhas from the northern Karnataka town, Dharwad}, it houses a lot of other sweets, savouries, snacks and light-eats from all parts of India. Also, brownie points to Dharwad Famous Mishra Pedha for bringing in fresh pedhas all the way from Dharwad to the outlets in Bangalore everyday!

Where: 76, 27th A Cross Road, 4th Block, Jaya Nagar East, Jayanagar

Price: INR 15 upwards

Contact: 08023374496

Timings: 8am-10pm

Not very hungry, but you still feel like you could tuck into a light snack or two? Then Shenoy Stores is the place to head to. With little samosas and ambodes {a type of vada authentic to south India} that cost no more than INR 3 each, this place is a favourite among Jayanagar folks. It came into being around 40 years ago as a little bunk that sold homemade south Indian snacks and it has now grown to be the most famous place for Indian snacks, sweets, ready-to-make mixes and more.

Where: 244, 9th Main Road, Jayanagar 3rd Block, Jaya Nagar East, Jayanagar

Price: INR 3 upwards

Contact: 080 41502499, +91 9844090276

Timings: 10am-10pm

This is one of those places that most Bangaloreans {or South Bangaloreans} do not need an introduction to. One has to visit Hari Super Sandwich if one is curious to know what a Hindupur variety of sandwich is. From American Corn Sandwich to Chocolate sandwich and from Dahi Chudwa to Bread Masala, almost every snack available is worth a try here.

Where: 177/A-44, 22nd Cross, 3rd Block, Jayanagar, next to NMKRV College for Women {also at Jayanagar 2nd Block, 9th Block, Koramangala, Banashankari BDA Complex and VV Puram}

Price: INR 22 upwards

Contact: +91 9901117355

Timings: 10.30am-10pm

Cool Joint needs no introduction. It is a hangout place frequented by most people in 4th Block, Jayanagar. Located on Aurobindo Marg, it is most famous for its sandwiches and the many kinds of desserts it serves. One of the oldest street food outlets in the area, Cool Joint is definitely a place to be if you have a good appetite and would love to try more than one kind of ice cream or dessert, all at the same time.

Where: 70, Aurobindo Marg, 4th Block, Jaya Nagar East, Jayanagar

Price: INR 15 upwards

Contact: 080 41210004

Timings: 9.30am-10.30pm

Located opposite the main gate of NMKRV PU College for Women {Jayanagar 3rd Block}, this place is ideal for  juices and desserts for students, residents or visitors to the locality. With more than 10 kinds of lassis on the menu and various other kinds of ice creams, faloodas, sundaes, milk shakes and more, this place is where you can end your street-food spree on a sweet note, under the shade of an old tree and recollect those little things in life that bring happiness.

Where: 466/1, Aurobindo Marg, Jayanagar 3rd Block, Jayanagar East, Jayanagar

Price: INR 30 upwards

Contact: +91 9686666999

Timings: 11am-10pm

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