Gujarat and food have a long going love affair. One cannot simply visit a city in Gujarat and not try its famous Gujarati Thali. The thali is the best way to enjoy a sumptuous and tasty Indian meal in a pocket friendly way.
Ahmedabad has always been known for its delicious food offerings. For everyone who is planning to visit this city and want to try their home cuisine, we bring to you our list of top 5 restaurants that serve the delicious Gujarati Thali.
1. Toran Dining Hall
One of the oldest Gujarati restaurants, they have been serving their famous Gujarati Thali for around 30 years. Their quality is unmatched for the price at which they serve it. The bright light and ambience overall make way for a pleasant experience.
Where: Opposite Sales India,Near Income Tax Circle, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad
Price: ₹₹ (Avg. ₹280 per thali)
Menu: salad, pickle, chutney, 4 vegetables, 2 farsans, 2 sweets, roti and puri, dal and kadhi, rice, papad and 1 buttermilk
2. Gordhan Thaal
The place is softly lit with the ambience offering a comforting vibe. A restaurant known for its service and tasty offering. Visit this place for its tasty farsans, puran poli, dahi vada and palace-like décor.
Where: Ground Floor, Sapath Complex, Opposite Rajpath Club, S G Highway, Satellite, Ahmedabad
Price: ₹₹ (From ₹325 per thali)
Menu: salad, pickle, chutney, 4 vegetables, 3 farsans, 2 sweets, 3 roti items, rice, dal, khichdi, kadhi, papad, raita and buttermilk
3. Agashiye – The House of MG
To experience royalty in Gujarati Thali, stop searching and go to Agashiye. The décor, the servings, the taste and the quantity quite match up to the luxury standards. The price is steep as compared to others, but if you want it to be a one-time experience, then never say never.
Where: The House Of MG, Sidi Saiyed Mosque, Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad
Price: ₹₹₹₹₹ (From ₹1,500 per thali)
Menu: sarbat, salad, pickle, chutney, 4 vegetables, 2 farsans, 2 sweets, 3 roti items, rice, dal, khichdi, kadhi, papad, raita and ice-cream
You enter Rajwadu and you feel like you have entered a village sitting, complete with khatiya (cot bed), bonfire in winters, along with mehendi counters and puppet shows on most days. The food has rich Gujarati flavors which makes the overall dining experience a complete hit.
Where: Near Jivraj Tolnaka, Ambaji Temple, Malav Talav, Vejalpur, Ahmedabad
Price: ₹₹₹₹ (From ₹630 per thali)
Menu: sarbat, salad, pickle, chutney, 4 vegetables, 3 farsans, 2 sweets, roti, rice, dal, khichdi, kadhi, papad, raita and buttermilk
Image courtesy: Rajwadu/Zomato
5. Shree Mahendra Thaal
A small and compact place serving traditional Gujarati delicacies.The thali had a beautiful assortment of many delectable dishes. The price is pocket friendly and gives you a complete value for money experience.
Where: 4, Binori Ambit, Opposite Newyork Tower, SG Highway, Thaltej, Ahmedabad
Price: ₹₹ (From ₹290 per thali)
Menu: salad, pickle, chutney, 4 vegetables, 3 farsans, 2 sweets, 4 roti items, rice, dal, khichdi, kadhi, papad, raita and buttermilk
Is your mouth watering after reading this post and seeing the photos? Go ahead and plan your trip to Ahmedabad while surely including these restaurants in your itinerary.
Have we missed out on your favourite thali restaurant? We’d love to know! Drop us a comment with its name.