10 Ultimate Places For Best Biryani In Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Whether you’re someone who loves Hyderabadi biryani or if you find yourself inclining towards Moradabadi biryani, there’s no debating that biryani is the ultimate comfort food for everyone. Loaded with flavor, biryani is something that you just cannot miss out on. It is one of the few dishes that have the perfect balance of scent, flavor and that finger-licking taste. We understand how hard it can be to find restaurants in the vicinity where you can find appetizing and mouth-watering biryani. Moreover, there are some who like to splurge as much as they can to devour that flawless plate of biryani, while some prefer biryani that is easy on the pocket. Keeping that in mind, here are the ultimate places for best biryani in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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1. Aleem Restaurant

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Aleem Restaurant on Monday, November 2, 2020

Aleem restaurant is the perfect place for those who are looking for a budget-friendly restaurant that do not compromise on the quantity or quality of the food. This restaurant is a casual restaurant. It remains bustling with the crowd at all times. The menu is vast, and there is a lot to choose from. All the dishes are flavorful. The biryani is delightful and tasty. Chicken malai tikka, fish fry, and nihari are also dishes that one can have at the restaurant.

Aleem Restaurant

Address: Agra L1/187 SHAHEED NAGAR, TIRAHA, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

Website: Aleem Restaurant

Opening hours: 9:01am - 1am (daily)

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2. Golden Street Restaurant

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Posted by Golden Street Restaurant on Thursday, January 19, 2017

Located in a prime location at Taj East Gate road, the Golden Street Restaurant is an opulent and grand restaurant with exciting decor. The interiors look stunning and add a very glamorous touch to the restaurant. The restaurant remains clean and tidy, and the staff offers prompt and quick service. The food is not only delicious, but it is also cooked perfectly with the right sauces and spices. The portions are generous and everything is presented really well. The biryani at this place is colorful and filled to the core with rich flavor.

Golden Street Restaurant

Address: Taj East Gate Road Opposite Hotel Pushp Villa, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

Website: Golden Street Restaurant

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

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3. Ohh Biryani

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

Ohh Biryani is a cozy eatery in Tajganj. The restaurant is quite pleasant. Hyderabadi chicken dum biryani and bhuna murg biryani are dishes that one can try here. The restaurant offers different portion sizes at different prices. The prices are economical and won’t burn a hole in your pocket.

Ohh Biryani

Address: near kaila Cold StoreTora, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

Website: Ohh Biryani

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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4. Pinch of Spice

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Posted by Pinch of Spice on Monday, April 11, 2022

Pinch of Spice is a posh restaurant with extravagant interiors. There are beautiful chandeliers hanging from the ceiling, which give a very high-end, lavish feel to the place. It is one of the most raved-about restaurants in the city. It is also quite popular among the tourists. The food is quite delectable and it is presented very well. The ambiance is nice and lively as well. The restaurant is perfect for a dinner date or a brunch with your loved ones. Price-wise, the restaurant is a bit on the expensive end, but keeping in mind the quality of food they offer, it is worth a visit. The Murg handi biryani is a must-try here. Vegetarians can opt for vegetable handi biryani.

Pinch of Spice

Address: 1076, 2, Fatehabad Rd, opposite Hotel ITC Mughal, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

Website: Pinch of Spice

Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm (daily)

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Namaste! I am working as a tour guide since 2010 have license from ministry of tourism and cultural government of India, I am masters in Indian history specialized in Medieval. Namaste is the way we greet each other and meaning of Namaste is we respect you and bow to the soul enshrined in your body considered the part of GOD/energy "OM" I am working as a tour guide since 2010 I am masters in Indian history and an authorized tour guide by ministry of tourism and cultural Government of India, my license gives me permission to go inside the monuments with travelers; so that I can explain the history and architecture in details. My objective is to provide the most worthwhile, enriching, interesting tour experience for my valuable tourists. Here together we will share our knowledge and experience about the life, history, architecture, people, religion, secularism, colors, languages and dresses. I will introduce the rich culture of my country in a very interesting way, telling you legendary tales and will also help you in photography, whenever you look behind to enjoy your beautiful memories in free moments of life you will remember me too :) Every time, I go away from my country, my love towards my country and city increases more and more, I miss the petrichor of India and Taj a lot. I also gave guided tour- Mr. Gary Philip Nelson Attorney at Law , Grazi Massafera and Ciao Castro Actors from Brazil, Natasha Ward a model and ventriloquist David Pendleton. "Taj Mahal is a resplendent tear drop on a cheek of time" "Rabindranath Tagore" With gratitude Monika

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5. Bob Marley Cafe & Restaurant

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Bob Marley Cafe & Restaurant is a casual restaurant that has a Bob Marley theme. The entire restaurant is colorful and bright, and has a funky vibe to it. The restaurant serves Indian and western cuisines in a comfortable setting. The restaurant has a pretty view, and one can enjoy spending time at the restaurant. The service is nice, while the staff is amiable. One can have a plate of biryani while chatting and enjoying the scenic beauty of the place. The menu is quite diverse, and there is a lot to choose from. Besides biryani, they also have a number of savory snacks that are worth a try.

Bob Marley Cafe & Restaurant

Address: P6 Shilpgram Road Opposite New Weston Taj Nagri, Phase One Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282004

Website: Bob Marley Cafe & Restaurant

Opening hours: 7am - 10pm (daily)

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6. Special Paneer Veg Biryani

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Special Paneer Veg Biryani is a great place to have veg biryani. It is flavorful and cooked just right. Those who are in the area can devour it at an affordable price. It is a great place to visit for a quick lunch. In addition to paneer biryani, soya chaap and Amritsari thali are also worth ordering.

Special Paneer Veg Biryani

Address: opposite Bhawna Tower, Sector 16 B, Sector 12, Avas Vikas Colony, Lohamandi, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007

Opening hours: 8am - 3pm (daily)

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7. Mughal Spice Restaurant

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Posted by Mughal Spice Restaurant on Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Mughal Spice Restaurant is a great place to find Halal food in Agra. It has beautifully decorated interiors that can make a great backdrop for pictures. The ambiance is quite lovely and instantly uplifts your mood. They also have rooftop seating arrangements so that you dine on the rooftop. The restaurant is pocket-friendly, keeping in mind that the service they offer is top-notch. Located in a prime location, the restaurant is easy to reach. The toilets here are clean and hygienic as well. To add to that, the food is quite fulfilling, too.

Mughal Spice Restaurant

Address: A-150, Fatehabad Rd, near Hotel Double Tree Hilton, Taj Nagri Phase 2, Tajganj, Basai, Uttar Pradesh 282001

Website: Mughal Spice Restaurant

Opening hours: 8:30am - 9:30pm (daily)

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8. Darbar - A Multi Cuisine Restaurant

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Posted by Darbar-A MULTI Cuisine Restaurant on Monday, August 27, 2018

Darbar is a multi-cuisine restaurant located in Taj Nagari. It has a relaxing atmosphere. The food is well-prepared and cooked with the right amount of spices. The servers are quite friendly and go out of their way so that you can have a nice experience. The interiors are well-decorated and look really lavish, adding a royal feel to the whole place. When it comes to biryani, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are available.

Darbar - A Multi Cuisine Restaurant

Address: Taj Nagari, Telipara, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

Website: Darbar - A Multi Cuisine Restaurant

Opening hours: 8am - 11pm (daily)

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9. Joney's Place

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Joney’s Place is a casual eatery located on Miyan Nazir road that serves North Indian, Japanese and Korean cuisines. The restaurant is situated near the Taj Mahal, which makes it easier to visit the restaurant after a quick tour of the monument. The produce that they use to make dishes is fresh. The staff is truly accommodating and will even help you if you need help to get around the city. Make sure that you try the biryani that they have and have a satiating lunch.

Joney's Place

Address: Miyan Nazir Rd, Near Taj Mahal, Kinari Bazar, South Gate, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

Website: Joney’s Place

Opening hours: 5am - 10:30pm (daily)

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10. Vintage House Restaurant

Posted by Vintage House on Friday, November 29, 2019

Vintage House Restaurant is a lovely hotel restaurant with enticing exteriors and interiors. The ambiance is quite nice and cozy. The service is quick and efficient. The chef prepares delicious food, which is fulfilling and wholesome. Some of the must-try items on the menu include egg biryani, chicken biryani and tandoori veg platter. They also have delicious mocktails to complement your meal. Overall, the experience is really memorable.

Vintage House Restaurant

Address: HOTEL LAXMAN RESORT 30/6/17A/1B/1 ,Keventers The Original Milkshake, Fatehabad Rd, opp. Saga Emporium, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

Website: Vintage House Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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Satiate your hunger pangs

"Hyderabadi Dum Biryani"
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Mahi Tatavarty used under CC BY-SA 4.0

This was a list of the top restaurants that should be on your bucket list. Biryani is undoubtedly one of the most delectable dishes and having it at these ultimate restaurants would make the experience much sweeter. Grab a plate of biryani and sip on your favorite beverage. Spending a day in Agra, you will find plenty of places to visit, things to do, and great wildlife sanctuaries to appreciate. Visit these restaurants to re-charge and forget all your worries as you munch on the sumptuous biryani.

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