Old can be gold when it comes to family restaurants in East Patel Nagar. Home to several eating joints that have held their own over the years, the area continues to attract local patrons and diners from across Delhi. Head over to any of these with your folks for some catching up over a casual dinner.

The Baithak’s

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Photo: Anuraj Kumar via Zomato

A place of much renown in the area, The Baithak’s is known for its north Indian and Mughlai cuisine. The spacious interiors make it an ideal choice for large family gatherings. Apart from conventional tandoori dishes, the restaurant also serves seafood and Chinese.

Where: 18/41, Main Market, East Patel Nagar

Contact: 011 42481888, +91 9310454888

Price: INR 1,000 for two

Timings: 11am – 3pm; 7pm – 11.30pm

Gyan’s

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Photo: Burpp

Bookmark this restaurant for those Navratri dinners. Gyan’s is best known for being one of the oldest restaurants in the area and its pure vegetarian food. Drop by for some hot naans with Kadhai Paneer.

Where: 28/10, Central Market, Opposite Neel Kanth Mandir, East Patel Nagar

Contact: 011 25815281, 011 25767939

Price: INR 600 for two

Timings: 11am – 4pm; 7pm – 11pm

Moti Mahal Delux Tandoori Trail

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An outlet of the Moti Mahal chain of restaurants, the menu claims to have original recipes for their Butter Chicken, Dal Makhani and Paneer Makhani. Order a few parathas alongside and make the best of their delicious gravies.

Where: 18/28, Main Market, East Patel Nagar

Contact: 011 45092295, 011 45092296

Price: INR 800 for two

Timings: 12pm – 11.30pm

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Naivedyam

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This one is for those rava masala dosa and lemon rice cravings. They serve a variety of uthappams and rice dishes; however the generously prepared thalis are your best bet if you want to make the most of your meal.

Where: 25/35, East Patel Nagar

Contact: 011 25862929, 011 65457986

Price: INR 600 for two

Timings: 9.30am – 10.30pm

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Mughal Mahal

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Although not exactly in the area, this place falls under the radius of family restaurants in the East Patel Nagar neighbourhood. The restaurant serves alcohol, and also home-delivers food. Hit this place up when looking for good butter chicken.

Where: 7, Sethi Bhawan, Rajendra Place

Contact: 011 33105967

Price: 1,000 for two people

Timings: 6pm – 11pm

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