Top 5 Places to have Idli Sambhar in Bangalore

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Bangaloreans are foodies by-heart. When you live in a town whose name literally translates to ‘Town of Beans’ you’ve got to love food! So when you’re out in town and feel to drown yourself into bowl full of sambhar, here’s a the way it is popular in town

Idli Dip Sambhar!!

Items like idlis and dosas are far too obvious but one exception would be Idli Dip Sambhar, just for being so Bangalore. Two steaming hot, soft idlis(and sometimes a vada) dunked in a deep flying saucer-like bowl of piping hot, spicy-sweet and soulful sambhar, this may sound almost sadistic, but you haven’t really enjoyed idlis until you’ve drowned them. Where to get it? Idli Dip Sambhar is available practically everywhere in Bangalore.

 Below are the ‘sambharlicious’ places in town apart from the Sagar’s we are aware of

1. Shri Sagar – CTR

One of the iconic breakfast spot in the heart of the city. In an unusual setup of the restaurant , which will take back to you to early 1950’s. The taste remains authentic to their age old recipes and  at the same time is not heavy on your pocket

Address: 7th Cross Rd, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003

2. Vidyarthi Bhavan

One of the most enduring restaurant in the city, whipping up vegetarian south Indian dishes in easy-going surroundings. It also symbolizes the architecture of Bangalore standing tall as one of the most iconic restaurant of the city.

Address:32, Gandhi Bazaar Main Rd, Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004

3. SLV Corner

Located , in a prime location with good access to bus, auto and stuff. This small corner offers you with tasty idilis to splurge upon

Address: No. 42, Ramakrishna Ashram Circle, Vanvilas Road, Basavanagudi, Vanivilas Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004

4. Halli Mane

If on any given day you crave for that amazing breakfast to eat during your day to day routine and you’re far from convincing your mum to make some for you, then this is the place you can head to.

Address: 3rd Cross, Off Sampige Road, Malleshwaram

5. Janata Hotel

8th Cross, Malleshwaram is the busiest shopping district in north Bangalore. And no trip to 8th Cross is complete without a stop over at Janata Hotel for dosas, rava idlis and at least a few cups of coffee. The place has remained unchanged for decades now, with tables laid out in rows and self service. The vada sambar and the rava idli here is to die for!

Address: Near Sampige Road, 8th Cross, Malleshwaram


Do try at these iconic places and let us know your drooling experience. Please feel free to drop any other locations which you believe is a must-have for Idly and Sambhar in the city 

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