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1. Kebab at Kebab Corner

There are many small joints in Ooty that cut the lips and make kebabs but the best is kebab corner. Here you will find a variety of mouth water kebabs at reasonable prices. The eating joint is not fancy and you may have to wait a bit to take your order but you will not be disappointed. One try is their grilled mutton and succulent chicken kebabs.

2. Chinese food at Shinko's Chinese Restaurant

Located in Commissioner Street in Ooty, this is a must visit if you want to dig into some delicious and beautiful authentic Chinese food at pocket-friendly rates. This foodie joint is not fancy in its look but it is the best pork in Ooty. Some dishes on the menu are a must try, including their American Chopsue and Bee Hoon Noodles.

3. South Indian fare in Nahar Restaurant

There is no comfort food like South Indian food and one of the best places to have a good cup of piping hot coffee and the traditional South Indian cuisine Nahar Restaurant. They have a pleasant atmosphere and the food is completely vegetarian. His Indian thali and dosa are local favorites.

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4. Pizza at Sidewalk Cafe

If you are looking for a large number of pizzas then visit this street food joint which is famous for its fast food. The best pizzas on offer here include Poppy (which is loaded with creamy spinach) and the best-selling Jain Pizza. They make their pizza in a firewood oven and it is worth checking out on its own. If you want to end your meal in a sweet note, they also sell some thinner chocolates.

5. Punjabi food in quality restaurants

Dig into some delicious Punjabi food at Quality Restaurant. Their butter chicken and butter nuns are essential for North Indian delights here. They also have a range of other dishes such as Chinese and South Indian. But it is his Punjabi fare that really stands out and sees the crowd.

6. Biryani at Hyderabad Biryani House

If you are looking for go-to spicy and satisfying food, then you should try Biryani at Hyderabad Biryani House. They have a large selection of meat and fish dishes, and some vegetarian options as well. Some Biryani worth a try are their Chicken Tikka Biryani and Super Masala Mutton Kebab. The service is quick and very friendly.

7. Chocolate at Kingstar Confectionery

At Kingstar Confectionery, you will find flavors in the mouth like chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, mango, fig, black current and many more. They have sugar-free varieties and some deciduous thugs who make stunning presentations to take back home.

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8. Momose at Momo House

There are many places that serve these steamed pakoras but by far our favorite is Momo House, which is famous for its signature dish. While the eateries are not fancy, their momos are very tasty and easy on the pocket. Some top-sellers include spicy chicken and corn and cheese momos.

9. Coffee

Ooty Coffee House You cannot go to Ooty and try their fragrant coffees. One of the best places to enjoy this delicious drink is at Ooty Coffee House, a quaint old-school restaurant that offers a variety of wines. If you are looking for a simple place to enjoy a great cup of coffee, Ooty Coffee House is the place to go.

10. Paratha at Hotel Sri Velamurugan

For a quick bite that won't disappoint you, visit this restaurant for their lip-smacking parathas as well as other items such as dosa, idli and more. The selection of parathas is vast and their stuffed cups are ideal with tea or coffee. It is not much to see, but the prices are very reasonable which will entice you to come again and again.

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11. Sandwiches at Sea Stores

It is a popular food joint among locals, especially college students, as it offers tasty grub at even better prices. Sandwiches are the best sellers here and their grilled cheese along with veggies is also a popular choice. They also serve mini pizzas, thali and paranthas, which are cheap and tasty.

12. Chaat & Mud Pie

If you are craving for something tasty and fresh chaat, then visit this fast food eatery that serves lots of snacks (including rolls and sandwiches). It is one of the few places in Ooty that serves chaat. The best-selling dishes include masala puri and dahi puri. They also make special cakes.

13. Continental Food in Earl's Secret

Craving for some nutritious Italian food and baked items? This is a place to visit. They serve pasta, steak and some delicious desserts. This quaint restaurant offers a really good apple pie that goes perfectly with one of the hot beverages on its huge menu.