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Restaurants in Agra

Agra is a city located near the capital of India, Delhi in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The place is visited by people from all over the world. Foreigners as well as local tourists throng the city to visit the wonder of the world, the Taj Mahal. Because of the increase in tourism, restaurants in Agra are on the rise.

Agra has a number of restaurants and eateries. The Mughlai cuisine is a specialty of Agra and is served in a majority of the restaurants in Agra. The simple preparations such as bread and chicken or baked meat are the most popular dishes here. Other delicious preparations such as kebabs are the most sought after dishes in Agra. The other foods such as tandoori chicken, fish, some milk preparations like curd, cream and sweets such as dalmoth and petha are amongst the most favorite ones.

The restaurants in Agra are:

Capri restaurant is located at Hari Parbat and serves the North Indian and the Mughlai cuisines.
Dasaprakash is a place located in the cantonment area of Agra and serves some best South Indian dishes along with Indian and Continental cuisines.
Jharokha-e-Taj is a restaurant operated by the Deedar-e-Taj Hotel. It is located on the road to the Taj Mahal.
Sheesh Mahal is a multi cuisine restaurant operated by the Hotel Mansingh Palace.
Nauratna restaurant is a place which serves best Mughlai food and is famous for its Indian food. It is located on the way to the Taj Mahal.
Noorjehan restaurant serves a number of cuisines such as Indian, Continental, South Indian, Chinese as well as Mughlai.

There are many other restaurants in Agra which are famous for different cuisines. These restaurants include Nirulas Malika, Gazebo, Taj Khema, Hot bites, Sonam restaurant and bar, Taj Bano, Avadh restaurant, Hari Parva, Olive Garden and many such more. These restaurants serve all kinds of cuisines and hence are popular among the tourists.

Delhi as well as Agra is famous for the dhabas. These places are simple in ambience and are mostly located at the road sides. These are located near the Old and New Railway stations, serve excellent quality North Indian food which is liked by the tourists. Although these places are not as clean as the other star restaurants, they serve original and authentic food.

Restaurants in Agra also comprise of different cafes such as Pavilion café, Joney's place, Café Coffee Day, etc. The city has seen a rising trend of American food joints such as Pizza huts, Dominos and many more. Even Chinese restaurants are building up.

Cart food is very popular in Agra. These carts serve piping hot traditional North Indian food and hence are preferred by all. However the food is very spicy and hot. Especially, the bazaar area is lined up with these kinds of food joints.

Today restaurants in Agra are increasing and serve very good Indian food. These places have gained a lot of popularity due to increasing crowds every year. Hence each year, newer and newer places are being constructed just to suit and satisfy the palate of all the tourists as well local people.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/16