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Udupi has always been a major tourist attraction of Karnataka. It has been stealing people’s attention through its rich culture and cuisine. While Udupi cuisine restaurants offer food to die for, the cafe culture of the city is also picking up. We bring to you 7 Udupi cafes that are ideal for spending time in with your close ones. These cafes have enriched the already vibrant food culture of Udupi. As George Bernard Shaw said, “there is no love sincerer than the love of food”; so embrace the love that you hold for food and on your next visit to the city choose a cafe from the ones listed below and satiate yourself with delicious food!

7 Must-Visit Udupi Cafes

Listed below are 7 best cafes in Udupi that are gems to the city’s food culture. Do not miss the mouth-watering food offered by these cafes while you’re holidaying with your friends or family in the city.

1. Grub Monkeys

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Grub Monkeys is the ideal hangout spot for youngsters. The cafe is famous for its fast food specialities. With cafe walls covered with old-school posters, it is sure to satisfy your hippie soul. One can also indulge in games like Connect 4 and Jenga. The service at this cafe is excellent too and the food is delivered to the table within minutes. All this makes Grub Monkeys one of the best Udupi cafes.

Must Try: Burgers, Fries, Iced Tea

Location: Pratham Pride Building, East Point Road, Vidyaratna Nagar, Manipal

Timings: 12 PM – 10:30 PM

Cost For Two : ₹500 for two people (approx.)

Zomato Rating: 3.7/5

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2. Grill Stories

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Grill Stories is one of the few Udupi cafes that offers excellent Lebanese and Arabian food. Along with serving a variety of kebabs, this restaurant also offers a Lebanese dish called Kabsa Dajaj which is not found much in restaurants of India. It is a cozy cafe and sets the mood for fun conversations. Though their specialty is Lebanese and Arabian, they also serve Indian and Chinese.

Must Try: Umm Ali, Kabsa Dajaj, Hummus and Pita, Shawarmas

Location: Shambhavi Soverign Building, NR Country Inn Hotel, Vidyaratna Nagar, Manipal

Timings: 7 AM – 11:30 PM

Cost For Two : ₹500 for two people (approx.)

Zomato Rating: 3.⅘

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3. Scirocco Coffee Valley

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If you are fond of dining out in the open, Scirocco Coffee Valley is the perfect place for you. Their dining is arranged in a garden and the décor is beautiful. For all the sports enthusiasts out there, the cafe screens live matches and even has a pool table. Scirocco is one of the few Udupi cafes that serves authentic Italian food and their pastas have the right amount of sauce with good balance in spices.

Must Try: Pastas, Pizzas, Coffee, South Indian

Location: Opposite Madhav Park, Eshwar Nagar, Manipal

Timings: 11 AM – 11 PM

Cost For Two : ₹400 for two people (approx.)

Zomato Rating: 3.9/5

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4. The Cosmo Cafe

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The cafe has elegant ambience and the serving staff is polite and courteous. One of their many specialties includes breakfast buffets. Also, Vikas Khanna, the wonder chef, is an alumnus of this cafe. Do we need to say more? If you want to try out the udupi cafes buffet, then this is the place that should be on the top of your list.

Must Try: American Breakfast, Grilled Tiger Prawns, Aloo Moti Tikki Chaat

Location: Fortune Inn Valley View, Manipal Main Road, Eshwar Nagar

Timings: Open All Day

Cost For Two : ₹300 for two people (approx.)

Zomato Rating: 3.4/5

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5. Planet Cafe

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Planet Cafe is a great place for spontaneous eating because it’s easy on the pocket and apt for hanging out with friends and family. Also, it is believed by the regular visitors that it is the ideal place for a hangover cure! So, don’t forget to head to this cafe the morning after a wild night!

Must Try: Street Food, Burgers, Oreo Shake

Location: Permier Court Blue Waters East point Road, Manipal

Timings: 6 PM – 11 PM

Cost For Two : ₹500 for two people (approx.)

Zomato Rating: 3.8/5

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6. Polar Bear

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Betsy Cañas Garmon once said, “ice cream cravings are not to be taken lightly”. If you experience such uncontrollable cravings, we urge you to visit Polar Bear. They serve delicious ice creams. It is one of the few Udupi cafes where you can customize your own ice cream! It is a perfect place for all the foodies who have a sweet tooth.

Must Try: Ice cream, Tiramisu, Belgian chocolate

Location: Daffodils Building, VP Nagar, Vidyaratna Nagar, Manipal

Timings: 10 AM – 11 PM

Cost For Two : ₹300 for two people (approx.)

Zomato Rating: 3.⅘

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7. Cafe 7 Bees

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The best thing about this cafe is that it has prompt service despite the fact that it is always crowded. Ginger tea is their specialty beverage. This is one of the few Udupi cafes that serves only vegetarian in the city – if you’re a vegetarian exploring the localities of Udupi, you know where to come!

Must Try: Fast food, Ginger Tea, Sandwiches

Location: Opposite MIT Bus stop, Manipal, Eshwar Nagar, Manipal

Timings: 10:30 AM – 10:30 PM

Cost For Two : ₹450 for two people (approx.)

Zomato Rating: 3.6/5

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We’re pretty sure that by now you must have got a fairly good idea about the best Udupi cafes. So, while you’re in the city, head to these places and savour the delicious food offered by them. Meanwhile, don’t miss out on the chance to witness an incredible travel experience by customizing your Udupi getaway with TravelTriangle.

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