Kerala is an amazing place, it’s food is linked to its history, geography, demography, and culture. Kerala cuisine offers a multitude of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes prepared using fish, poultry and red meat with rice a typical accompaniment. Chilies, curry leaves, coconut, mustard seeds, turmeric, tamarind, and asafoetida are all frequently used. It is also known as the “Land of Spices” because it traded spices with Europe as well as with many ancient civilizations. Kerala has a bunch of amazing places where you can try out its cuisine. In this article, we will take a look at some of the best food places that you must visit if you are in Kerala.
Seafood at North Cliff, Varkala
If you love seafood, then you must visit the North Cliff in Varkala, you can enjoy the beauty of Kerala’s sunset from here and the seafood offered here is uncanny.
Location: Varkala Beach
If you want to experience the best biryani in Kerala, then this place should be your go-to place, Rahmathullah Hotel has been serving since 1948 and everyday people from all across the country come here to have a taste of their delectable biryani.
Location : Aanavaadal, Fort Kochi, Mattancherry, Kochi
Pai Brothers, Kochi
There are 187 types of dosa, of which 36 are supposedly copyrighted by Pai Brothers. The ‘thattil kutty’ (small) dosa is really popular here.
Location: MG Road, Kochi
This place is heaven for chicken lovers, kethal’s chicken has been serving delicious chickens since 1949, a place you must try if you’re ever in Kerala.
Location: Rahmaniya Lane, Chalai Bazar, Trivandrum
A popular place in Kumarakom town and it is without a doubt one of the best places to grab a local Kerala meal.
Famous for its Malabar specialties like beef ularthiyath, mutton biryani and kadukka varuval, This historic establishment has a rich history and delicious food, something which you shouldn’t miss.
Sree Arul Jyothi
Arul Jyothi has is famous for its south Indian snacks and Kerala specials. It is one of the most famous vegetarian joints in town, always packed in the evenings. Make sure to try their masala dosa when you’re here.
Location: MG Road, Thiruvananthapuram
The specialty of this restaurant is that it offers you a home-like food experience, the food is cooked by the local housewives So, you can expect delicious home-cooked food in a lovely set up.
Location: Peter Celli Street, Fort Kochi
The Grand Pavilion is one of the oldest and most popular eateries in Kochi. though it is always packed, once you find a table for yourself, you’re in for an absolute treat.
Location: Ernakulam, Kochi
Looking to eat on a budget? Then you should definitely visit Raspy Restaurant, you can find delicious food here at steal prices, Rapsy’s famous paratha or biryani starts at just Rs. 50!
Location: Main Bazaar, Munnar