Where To Get The 10 Best Biryani In Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh is a rising metropolis city set near the Buriganga River. It’s an energetic city filled with cycle-rickshaws and boats, which are the common modes of public transport here. The incredible city is the financial and cultural center of Bangladesh and home to awe-inspiring forts, well-provisioned palaces, and ancient pilgrimage sites. If you’re planning a trip here soon, Dhaka offers great places to stay, such as vacation rentals and hotels. Aside from the attractions and accommodations, Dhaka is also home to delicious Mughal cuisines. Biryani is one of the finest dishes served in Dhaka. It is a traditional rice dish mixed with veggies (may or may not), succulent chicken pieces, and authentic spices seasoning. It’s delicious and one of the most-loved cuisines in the Indian sub-continent. Dhaka is filled with fantastic biryani spots. Read on to know about where to get the best Biryani in Dhaka.

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1. Hazir Biriani

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Posted by Hazi Biriyani on Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Established in 1939, Hazir Biriani is one of the oldest Biryani restaurants in Dhaka renowned for its signature taste, classic ambiance, and friendly service. It is immensely popular among the locals who visit here on a regular basis to taste its different varieties of delicious biryanis especially the chicken biryani, Hazir biryani, and chevon biryani. All served with raita (a popular South Asian condiment made with curd and raw vegetables) and refreshing drinks!

Hazir Biriani

Address: 99, Motijheel b/a, (Karim Chamber), Beside Biman Office, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

Opening hours: 7am - 11pm (daily)

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2. Star Kabab & Restaurant

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Posted by Star Kabab on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

If you’re looking for authentic delicious biryanis in Dhaka, then Star Kabab & Restaurant is the perfect place to drop by. It is one of the city’s finest restaurants offering a delightful dining experience accompanied by rich flavor and attentive service. Do try it’s chicken and mutton biryani, it’s super tasty, have a unique signature taste and is served with piquant mint curd. Along with biryanis, Star Kabab Restaurant also serves flavorful kebabs, chicken curries and a wide variety of Indian bread.

Star Kabab & Restaurant

Address: House-15 Rd no. 17, Block- C, Dhaka 1213, Bangladesh

Opening hours: Sun - Mon: 6am - 11pm; Tue - Sat: 9am - 11pm

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3. Sultan's Dine

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Posted by Sultan's Dine on Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Featuring modern decors, comfortable seating arrangement and delightful ambiance, Sultan’s Dine is a famous restaurant in Dhaka known for its authentic Bangladesh and Indian cuisines including a wide selection of mouth-watering biryanis served with borhani (a traditional Bangladesh beverage made with curd, mint, and coriander). Don’t forget to try the kacchi and chicken biryanis here, they’re incredibly tasty and most-ordered dishes among the locals.

Sultan's Dine

Address: Green Akshay Plaza 1st Floor Satmasjid Road 146/G(Old 59(new, Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh

Website: Sultan’s Dine

Opening hours: 12pm - 4:30pm, 6pm - 9:30pm (daily)

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4. Salam's Kitchen

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Posted by Salam's Kitchen on Saturday, May 27, 2017

Good interiors, friendly service, and the signature taste are what separates Salam’s Kitchen from regular restaurants in Dhaka. It’s quite a popular biryani spot among locals, especially for shahi mutton kacchi biryani and Kitchen Special Chicken Roast Biryani, both served with traditional zafrani and bohrani (beverages). Every cuisine here is made with fresh ingredients, seasoned with authentic spices and cooked to perfection. Thereby offering you a delightful dining experience! Along with delicious biryani, do try the delicious tandoori kababs, parathas as well as signature dishes including the shahi zarda basmati, shahi saffron firni cup. They’re the best sellers here!

Salam's Kitchen

Address: 1st Floor, House 30, Block D, Road 10, Dhaka 1213, Bangladesh

Website: Salam’s Kitchen

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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5. Al Razzaque

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Al Razzaque is one of the oldest places to eat in Dhaka, favorite among locals for its authentic taste, classic interiors, and warm hospitality. The place serves flavorful curries, tender bread, and signature taste biryanis as well as traditional Bengali cuisines. You can taste amazing biryani varieties here particularly mutton kacchi biryani and chicken biryani served with crispy well-cooked kababs and refreshing beverages. Along with awesome biryanis, Al Razzaque is known for its tea, full roasted chicken curries, and chicken gizzard!

Al Razzaque

Address: 29/1 North South Road, Below IFSC Bank, Dhaka 1100, Bangladesh

Opening hours: 6am - 12am (daily)

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6. Lucknow

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Posted by Lucknow, Dhaka on Friday, April 13, 2018

Lucknow restaurant brings the best of Awadhi cuisines to Dhaka with its charming seating arrangements, modernly stylish interiors, and royal service. The ambiance of the place is calm, attracts the locals, professionals, couples and tourists alike and offers a wonderful dining experience. They have a wide selection of amazing biryanis to choose from including the tasty handi biryani, kofta biryani, keema biryani, parda biryani, and naushijaan biryani. All the cuisines are prepared by traditional cooking methods which help in preserving the authentic taste and rich aroma.

Lucknow

Address: E, 60 Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Dhaka 1213, Bangladesh

Website: Lucknow

Opening hours: 12:30pm - 3pm, 6pm - 10:30pm (daily)

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7. Kolkata Kacchi Ghor

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Posted by Kolkata Kacchi Ghor on Sunday, March 13, 2022

Known for serving the best kacchi biryani in Dhaka, Kolkata Kacchi Ghor is an elegant spot to satisfy your biryani cravings. The joint features old-style interiors and has attentive service staff. The restaurant is popular among the locals. There’re many varieties of biryani you would love to indulge in including the special kacchi biryani, mutton biryani, chicken biryani, and veg biryani all served with flavorful bohrani and refreshing sharbat drinks. It is located in Old Dhaka, just a 20-minute drive away from the city center.

Kolkata Kacchi Ghor

Address: 14 Abdul Hasnat Rd, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Website: Kolkata Kacchi Ghor

Opening hours: 11am - 9pm (daily)

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8. Sajna

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Posted by Sajna Restaurant on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Sajna is a renowned Indian restaurant in Dhaka known for its authentic Indian cuisines and superb service. Its relaxing ambiance also makes this place a nice spot to visit after a day of trying out the best things to do in Dhaka. It offers a buffet and a la carte menu filled with a wide selection of North Indian and South Indian dishes including delicious biryanis, chicken kebabs, breads, and spicy curries. The vibe of this place is cozy, modern and provides a contemporary dining experience. Along with yummy biryanis, Sajna also serves delicious dosa, tender idlis, and flavorful lassis. If you’re looking to savor biryani in a delightful ambiance, Sajna restaurant is the perfect spot to dine in!

Sajna

Address: House 14 Rd No. 11, Dhaka 1213, Bangladesh

Website: Sajna

Opening hours: 12:30pm - 3:30pm, 6pm - 10:30pm (daily)

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9. Khana Khazana

Khana Khazana
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If you want to try some Indian culture-inspired biryanis, then Khana Khazana is a good choice to visit in Dhaka. It’s an upscale, Indian restaurant featuring well-embellished decors, good seating arrangements, and classic interiors. The menu offers a wide selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisines, all cooked to perfection to delight you with its signature taste. There’re plenty of biryani varieties you will love to try especially the prawn biryani, dum gosht biryani, chicken noormahal biryani, Nizami tarkari biryani, and veg biryani. All of them are prepared in traditional Indian cooking style and served with aromatic beverages and flavorful condiments.

Khana Khazana

Address: 175 Gulshan North Ave, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh

Website: Khana Khazana

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

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10. Thali - House of Spices

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

Thali - House of Spices is widely popular among the locals for its rich taste, top-notch ambiance and creative food representation. It is renowned for offering the best Hyderabadi biryani in Dhaka which is prepared from fresh ingredients, cooked in a cultural style and served with raita. It also serves appetizing thali platters, which come with a medley of savory Indian cuisines along with refreshing beverages. All in all, it’s a great place to hang out with friends, have awesome biryanis and spend quality time together!

Thali - House of Spices

Address: Road No. 2, House 35, Dhanmondi Ahmad & Kazi Tower, Level 6, Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh

Website: Thali - House of Spices

Opening hours: 8am - 10:45pm (daily)

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Enjoy delicious biryani in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Apart from the popular street foods, the capital city is also filled with amazing restaurants serving flavorful, delicious and unique varieties of biryanis especially the kacchi biryani, chicken biryani, and mutton biryani. Do try them and have a great time in Dhaka. And with our recommended list, choosing the right biryani spot will be a hassle-free experience for you!

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