Food in Jamnagar
Street Food in Jamnagar
Jamnagar is a food lover’s paradise with cuisines designed to cater to every taste and budget. From swanky restaurants to street food joints selling everything from authentic Gujarati cuisine to continental food, the city has all. The city specializes in street food and indeed for a Jamnagar resident an ideal way to spend a day off would be to gorge on the numerous street food stalls across the city. Street food in Jamnagar is unique and a true food lover is spoilt for choice. Major street food stalls sell savory Gujarati snacks like gathia, bhajiya, pakwan, ghugra, dhokla, dabeli bread, katka bread, ras patra, dhukla and khandvi. Like most street food, some of the items tend be a tad spicy and food enthusiasts are advised to use their discretion.
Sweets, an Integral Part of Food in Jamnagar
Visitors with sweet tooth can try out the peda, mesub, barfi, gulab jamun, anjeer pak and rasmalai. Jamnagar is home to famous sweet shops among which shops like HJ Vyas, Shrikhand Samrat, Travadi Sweets and Valabhdas Pedawala are notable for their superior quality.
Restaurants in JamnagarApart from street food Jamnagar is home to a variety of swanky restaurants serving a wide range of Indian and continental cuisine. With the economic boom driven by the oil industry, there has been a spurt in the number of good quality restaurants. Some of the more notable ones are:
- 7 Seas Restaurant: a theme based restaurant serving both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food including a good choice of sea food.
- Hotel Swati: primarily a vegetarian restaurant serving a wide range of Indian and continental dishes
- Madras Hotel: a popular joint serving good quality south Indian food.
- Fresh Point: a popular eatery serving Indian and Continental dishes.
With the economic boom, a number of global and Indian fast food joints have opened shop on the city. Fast food chains like Subway are now readily available. Apart from their signature dishes, these chains have adapted the local cuisine to reach out to a wider set of people.
Fondness for 'Paan' in JamnagarOne of the unique food traditions of Jamnagar is the city’s fondness for the betel leaf (known as ‘Paan’). Betel leaf is popular in India and believed to posses medicinal properties. Some of the popular shops selling ‘Paan’ or betel leaf preparations are Manoobhai Paanwala, N.D. Paanwla and Bajrang Paan. Most of the ‘Paan’ shops sell various concoctions of the ‘Paan’ using a mixture of ingredients like betel nuts, cardamom, cloves, coconut, jellied fruit, dates and in some cases tobacco.
Food is an essential component of the culture of any region or country. Similarly in Jamnagar, the food customs represent the city which has its roots firmly in its rich heritage and is yet embracing the good things which progression has to offer.
Fast-Food in JamnagarIf you are visiting Jamnagar and enjoy eating fast foods a lot, then you should keep yourself aware of the Major Fast Food Centers of Jamnagar. Take a look at the given list:
Opposite Hajipir Dargah,
Khoja Gate, Jamnagar Ho,
Jamnagar - 361001
Phone: 9737381191, 8140081191, 9978510979
Pooja Fast Food Corner
Jamnagar, Gujarat – 361006
Phone - 0288 – 2551404
1-2 Town Hall Shopping Center,
Jamnagar, Gujarat – 361001
6, P N Marg Corner, 40 Feet Road,
Patel Colony, Jamnagar - 361008
(0288) 3202002, 3202001
20/21, Madhav Complex, 1 Patel Colony,
Opposite Dkv College, Patel Colony,
Jamnagar - 361008
Neo Square, 1st Floor,
Pandit Nehru Marg,
Jamnagar - 361008
Phone: (0288) 2550555
Ground Floor & 1st Floor, 1/D Paras Society,
Panchvati Circle, Cross Bedi Road,
Bedi Bunder Road, Jamnagar – 361008
Phone: (0288) 2559681
Rushita Snack Center
Patel Colony No 6, Opp Co Op Bank,
Near Gram Panchayat,
Shak Market, Lalpur,
Jamnagar – 361170
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