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Eat At Kesar Da Dhaba In Amritsar, Punjab

Enjoy soul-greasing food at the culinary wonder of Amritsar
Eat At Kesar Da Dhaba In Amritsar

Rated 4.3/5 (based on 10 reviews)

About Kesar Da Dhaba in Amritsar

Home to the iconic Golden Temple, Amritsar has been known as the 'culinary capital of India’. From rituals to socializing, prayers and festivals, everything in Amritsar revolves around amazing food cooked in desi with loads of flavour and spices. Kesar Da Dhaba in Amritsar is one such eatery popularly known for its Punjabi style vegetarian food.

Kesar Da Dhaba has been popular since 1916 when its Foundation was laid by Lt. Lala Kesar Mal and his wife in Sheikhupura, Pakistan. It moved to Amritsar after the partition in 1947. Serving mouth watering cuisine with traditional Punjabi flavour, Kesar da Dhaba became popular worldwide for the taste and quality of food and has maintained it for a century now. Celebrities and politicians like Lala Lajpat Rai, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Yash Chopra, Rajesh Khanna and many others have eaten here and this place has been captured by various media channels including NDTV, BBC news, Discovery etc.

Located at a 10 minutes walk from the Golden Temple, Kesar Da Dhaba is an epicure’s paradise and is most famous for its signature dish Dal Makhani and the sweet creamy Phirni served in earthen bowls. Out of Kesar Da Dhaba menu, the Thali is the most delicious preparations consisting of Plain parathas, dal fry, channa, raita and salad. There legendary dal fry is slowly cooked overnight and tempered freshly before serving. Do not forget to try the palak paneer as well as the stuffed parathas which leave one asking for more.

Kesar Da Dhaba, Amritsar is a culinary wonder at the heart of Amritsar’s robust food culture. From truck drivers to millionaires, food lovers of all sorts flock here to enjoy the city’s legendary food.


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What is the best time to visit Kesar Da Dhaba?

The best time to visit Kesar da Dhaba would be a weekday, around 12 P.M or 6 P.M when it is not very crowded.  

What should one eat at Kesar Da Dhaba?

One should definitely try the specially prepared Thali. Other delicious dishes are Dal fry, Palak Paneer, Stuffed Parathas, Lassi and Phirni.

How far is Kesar Da Dhaba from Golden Temple?

Kesar Da Dhaba is located at a 10 minutes walk from the Golden Temple, inside the Shastri Market.