Top 11 Chandni Chowk Famous Food- Old Delhi's Best Street Food

  • Pallavi Panda
  • 18 Jun 2022

“Joey doesn’t share food!!!”

But he does share the best places to get your pizza and meatball sub from!

And here we are, doing the same for you. 

India is home to amazing food varieties. From north to south, east to west; your taste buds are satisfied and surprised with the diversity of flavors. And yet, it ties us all together. As a foodie in search of great food, we all look out for something that fills our stomach, fulfills the taste checklist, and yet does not burn a hole in our pockets. 

Do you have an idea of the best place to hog on some street food? Something that your soul craves, every minute of the day?

We are talking about Chandni Chowk and the old gems that you might be missing out on.

Remember how shopping has become synonymous with the capital city? Well, looks like we have not explored the streets of Delhi for golden meals that have been up since ages.

Chandni Chowk - Our nostalgia square. Or as it is historically popular as Moonlight Square. The best place to shop, hang out, and eat. The restaurants in Chandni Chowk can give justice to the rats doing somersaults in your tummy and have your mind tripping off its enticing food combinations.

But how do you know where to find the best?

Don’t worry about it. We have pooled together the list of names.


Best places to eat in Chandni Chowk-


1. Kake Di Hatti

KAKE DI HATTI, New Delhi - KC 3A Ashok Vihar - Restaurant Reviews, Photos &  Phone Number - Tripadvisor

 With being one of the best street foods in Chandni Chowk, Kake Di Hatti is here to win your hearts and taste buds. The warm and spicy North Indian food just sets the tone right. Their ‘Award Winning’ Kulchas paired with Paneer Makhana and Dal Makhani are amazing. To finish things off, you can try their thick lassis. Grab a quick bite with their tikka rolls.


Where is it: Church Mission Rd, Cloth Market, Khari Baoli, Chandni Chowk. (Direction)

Timings: 8 AM- 1 AM

Cost for two (Avg.): Rs. 150-200

2. Giani’s Di Hatti

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Have a sweet tooth? Try out the famous Rabri Faluda from Giani’s Di Hatti. The decadent consistency and creamy toppings take you grooving. You might be wondering, what if it gets too sweet? Well, you are in for a treat. Savor their rajma or choley bhatoore while you take a swig of the sweet treats.


Where is it: Fatehpuri, Church Mission Rd, Bagh Deewar, Khari Baoli, Chandni Chowk (Direction)

Timings: 10 AM- 11 PM

Cost for two (Avg.): Rs. 150


3. Chaina Ram Sindhi Halwai

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One of the oldest shops in Chandni Chowk. Their iconic sweet treats will give you a run for the Capital. Their Karachi halwa and barfis just hit the right spot. Get there early if you don’t want to wait in long queues. 


Where is it: 6499, Katra Bariyan, Fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk (Direction)

Timings: 8 AM - 7 PM

Cost for two (Avg.): Rs. 350


4. Natraj Dahi Bhalla Corner

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Indulge in some melt-in-the-mouth Dahi Bhalla at Natraj Dahi Bhalla Corner. They balance the right amount of savory with sweet chutneys. They are the oldest Dahi Bhalla place to sell authentic tastes. What’s surprising to note is that- they have just two items on their menu. They sell some lip-smacking Aloo Tikkis along with Dahi Bhalla. This hints that they provide the best by not having overpacked menus. 


Where is it: 1396, beside Central Bank, Kucha Mahajani, Chandni Chowk (Direction)

Timings: 11 AM- 8 PM

Cost for two (Avg.): Rs. 100


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5. Meghraj & Sons

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Our love for sweet treats has many addresses and distinct tastes. Chandni Chowk looks after that very well. Meghraj & Sons are very popular for their confectionery items. Not just sweet dishes but their lassis give you a wholesome vibe. Apart from these, they also sell snacks such as Bread pakoras. Swing in to toss some barfis with your mates.


Where is it: 292 / 293, fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk (Direction)

Timings: 8 AM- 9 PM

Cost for two (Avg.): Rs. 200


6. Bhaja Govindam

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Missing out on some good South Indian Delicacies in Delhi? You are in for a treat! Bhaja Govindam is widely famous for the Mysore Dosa and other platters. Their rasams and chutneys take you around the world of aromatic spices. Do try their Kaju Korma and you will be surprised with bursts of tastes.


Where is it: Delite Theater Building, Asaf Ali Rd. (Direction)

Timings: 11 AM- 11 PM

Cost for two (Avg.): Rs. 500

7. Tewari Brothers Confectioners

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Our love for street food is unmissable. We love some piping hot samosas on a cold winter evening and gobble Raj Kachoris after a tiring day. Tewari Brothers Confectioners is the best place to hang out with your buddies and reminisce about the old days. They have a wide variety of snacks and sweets to fill you up.


Where is it: 862, Katra Bariyan, Chandni Chowk (Direction)

Timings: 8 AM- 9 PM

Cost for two (Avg.): Rs. 400


8. Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala

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Kachoris are a great evening snack and a nice breakfast platter. Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala serves the best kachoris. One of the oldest kachori shops that offer a plate of nostalgia. The kachoris are paired with Aloo Curry to make it a heavy meal. Drop by to pop on as many kachoris you want!


Where is it: 1104, Kinari Bazar, Maliwara, Chandni Chowk (Direction)

Timings: 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Cost for two (Avg.): Rs. 100


9. Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar

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Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar is one of the oldest shops with amazing varieties of Chaats and Golgappas. A plate of savory chaat topped off with sweet and tangy chutneys.  Be it spicy Gol Gappa or Dahi Gol Gappa, you get them all.

Where is it: 1462, Kucha Mahajani, Chandni Chowk Rd (Direction)

Timings: 11 AM - 10 PM

Cost for two (Avg.): Rs. 100


10. Gole Hatti

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Kulhad gives an earthy taste to every dish served in it. Gole Hatti serves lip-smacking palak gravy and other dishes in Kulhad. This unique point takes them a notch up in sustainability and amazing food. Savor all your favorite Indian delicacies. Spicy, tangy, and mouthwatering Chole Palak Chawal is their best addition to the menu.


Where is it: Khari Baoli Rd, Katra Pedan, Fatehpuri (Direction)

Timings: 11 AM - 8 PM

Cost for two (Avg.): Rs. 200

11. Khan Omelette Corner

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Khan Omelette Corner is the best place to have soft, spicy, and buttery omelets. If you are someone who loves Omelets with a good amount of cheese on top. The tinge of spiciness balances the taste and takes it up a level. Gravy omelets, different types of Bhurjis, and their specials will leave you with an unforgettable experience. 


Where is it: 48, Katra Baryan, Near Fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk (Direction)

Timings: 5 PM - 12 AM

Cost for two (Avg.): Rs. 200


Delhi defines beautiful architecture from the most important pages of India’s history. With the culture there being diverse, the capital is filled with the aromas of serenity. 

Chandni Chowk charms you with the best delicacies and affordable shopping. Plan your weekends and explore yummy delicacies that will satiate your taste buds. Soft and crispy Bhatooras to Karachi Halwa, everything made from age old recipes.


Rummage through this list of top 11 Chandni Chowk restaurants to fuel up your appetite at a budget friendly price!

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