The night has come to an end after all the drink downing and leg shaking. Or perhaps you’ve just been burning the midnight oil and are in need of some good old-fashioned Dilli food to satiate those rumbles in your stomach. Look no further than these.

Comesum Food Junction

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Irrespective of when you visit, this place is buzzing with activity. It caters mostly to in-transit passengers, or those waiting to start their journey; so the general ambience isn’t always genial. However, the variety on the menu will make up for it – kachori, dhokla, idli-dosa-vada, north Indian thalis or non-vegetarian fare – everything is available round the clock, and at very affordable rates.

Be warned though, the food doesn’t taste the best. Also, if you’re travelling, there’s the option of having food delivered inside the train. Winning.

Open till: 24×7

Find the outlet nearest to you here.

Paranthas And Chai At Safdarjung Hospital Gate, Opposite AIIMS

For the yummiest milky tea, and average-but-filling paranthas, stop by at this little nook opposite AIIMS that works 24/7, churning out anda, bread, paranthas, and chai for nearby dwellers, local police patrollers, and late night revellers.

Open till: 24×7

Where: Ansari Gate, near the chemist stores

Paranthas At Moolchand

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Nothing beats hot paranthas on chilly winter nights {or any time of the year!}The dal-pyaaz and anda paranthas with the boondi raita are devour-worthy! Word is, Shah Rukh Khan is a fan too.

Open till: 11.30am

Where: Shop No 4 & 5, Moolchand Metro Station {Near Café Coffee Day}

Contact: +91 9871734042

Bun-Butter-Chai At Patel Chest, North Campus DU

Anyone who has spent enough time in North Campus holds this place very close to his/her heart. Burning the midnight oil, this guy serves sizzling hot bun-butter with delicious omelettes all the way till dawn. Watch the sun rising as you sip your hot cuppa!

Open till: 5am

Where: Pavement, next to the Maurice Nagar Police Station

JNU Dhaba

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Buzzing with activity, students in the trademark kurta and jeans, chilling over hot cups of chai, momos, crispy corn and rolls among other things – JNU never sleeps! The milkshakes at Ganga Dhaba, chicken lollipops at Northeast Dhaba, Raju Bhaiya’s Maggi {when it’s not banned} and Lohit Hostel’s nimbu pani are totally worth driving down here for. There’s a catch however; you need to know someone on the inside to make it past the main gate.

Open till: Depends on the dhaba. Find out here.

Where: JNU main gate, Nelson Mandela Road {Vasant Kunj side}; New Mehrauli Road, Near Munirka {Vasant Vihar side}

Kake Di Hatti, Chandni Chowk

Even if you stick to the simple dal makhani and hot naan, it’ll be welcome in the dead of the night. They’re also known for their Aloo-Pyaaz naan and any paneer dish. It’s only vegetarian though, so none of that coveted Old Delhi meat.

Open till: 1am

Where: 654 & 655, Church Mission Road, Fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk

Contact: +91 9810909754, +91 9910722254

Rajma Chawal At CP

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Served with dollops of butter, the food at this place portrays Delhi in the true spirit! You will always find it packed with people from all walks of life. You can also choose from paranthas, chole-bhature, fried rice, naan and dal makhani; this place is a vegetarian’s delight. Find the four shops lined together – open throughout the day as well.

Open till: 1am {timing varies on availability of food}

Where: Behind Shivaji Stadium {opposite PVR Rivoli}, Connaught Place

24×7 Convenience Stores

Perfect for midnight snacking, their hot dogs and chicken tikka biryani seem to be favourites, and they have sandwiches and other confectionery, as well as kathi rolls and Indian mini-meals.

Open till: 24×7

Find the nearest store to you here.

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