When one is a student, one is always on the lookout for pocket-friendly eateries and cafes which offer great food. Also, young executives, new families and others aspiring to eat out more often are always looking for economic yet awesome places for food.
One needs to discover such precious places and all across India, there are such gems. Sometimes, they are hard to find as they are often tucked away in the inside lanes and are not found on the main roads.
So, we decided to do you a solid and list some awesome pocket-friendly places for you. So here goes:
List of pocket-friendly restaurants in Ahmedabad
Brewers - The Coffee Bar, Usmanpura, West Ahmedabad
This café is located in a corner shop in Usmanpura, right opposite Fortune Landmark Hotel. It is a small place with just a few tables placed inside and outside. Here you can get pizza, sandwiches, Fries and hot and cold beverages at affordable prices. They also have attractive combos. It is a vegetarian café open from 10 am to 10.30 pm.
Price for 2: Rs 400
Tulsi Restaurant, Navrangpura, West Ahmedabad
Located in Gulbai Tekra, this is a vegetarian restaurant. It serves multi-cuisine food and is open for lunch and dinner. Here you can get an Executive Lunch for just Rs 200 per person and a Fixed Lunch for Rs 165 per person. The food is tasty and the taste is consistent.
Price for 2: Rs 550
La Bella, Bhadra, Central Ahmedabad
This is 55 years old Goan restaurant which is now run by 70 plus-year-old Mrs Mary Lobo. This place was first operated by Mrs Lobo and her husband but after he passed she has been running this place alone for almost 25 years. Here you can still have a non-vegetarian meal at Rs 150 per person and the food is authentic Goan. It is located in the bylanes of Khanpur but out-station students flock here for the tasty non-vegetarian food at really low prices. It is open for lunch and dinner.
Price for 2: Rs 300
Hotel Moti Mahal, Kalupur, Central Ahmedabad
This restaurant has amazing Mughlai food. It is one of the oldest Mughlai restaurants in the city. It is located in the old city area opposite the railway station. It is open the whole day from 6 am to 11 pm. Here you can get Paya Curry early in the morning and that too at pocket-friendly rates. They also serve great biryanis.
Price: Rs 600
Magic Chicken, Sarkhej, West Ahmedabad
Located in Sarkhej area, this restaurant had outdoor seating. It is open only in the evening time from 5 pm to 11 pm. It serves a limited menu of Lebanese food which includes Shawarma, Grilled Chicken, etc. Here people flock for their delicious Shawarmas.
Price for 2: Rs 600
A published author working on her second book, Sonal worked for many years as a journalist in The Indian Express, The Asian Age and DNA Newspaper where she regularly reviewed restaurants and wrote about food. She worked in Nairobi as a general manager of a group of restaurants in another era. She loves experimenting with food but is also known for her Biryanis and Kababs and even her baking skills. She likes travelling to little known places and if she finds quaint eateries it just makes the trip more fun. Currently based in Ahmedabad, she is happy with the growing awareness of gourmet food in the city.