10 Best Spots For Biryani In Visakhapatnam, India - Updated 2021

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Visakhapatnam (or Vizag) is the largest city of Andhra Pradesh in the eastern region of India. With more than two million people, the city is an infamous tourist attraction with its sandy beaches, caves (also underwater), its proximity to the great Eastern Ghats as well as for the many wildlife sanctuaries. Being one of the 100 fastest growing cities in the world, Vizag has seen significant growth in the IT sector and also the tourist industry. It features amazing accommodations for tourists as well, including Oyo rooms and hotels with sea views. The restaurant business is also growing and alongside the various eateries offering international cuisine, you may find numerous great spots to enjoy a local specialty that has become famous worldwide, the biryani! Trip101 has found the best spots for biryani in Visakhapatnam. Are you joining?

1. Paradise Food Court

Paradise Food Court
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Paradise restaurants are one of the most famous chains in India. Following the Hyderabadi tradition, the quality of food is equally important with the quality of the hospitality offered to the restaurant’s guests. Paradise restaurant is famous for their biryani, and believe us when we say that you have a wide variety of choices. Try not to miss the mutton biryani, with its delicious gravy, or some vegetarian options such as the veg biryani or the egg biryani.

Paradise Food Court

Address: No 9 - 14 - 6/1 Vip Road | CBM Compound, Siripuram, Visakhapatnam (Vizag) 530003, India

Website: Paradise Food Court

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

2. Hotel Green Park

Inside the Hotel Green Park and after asking the friendly and polite staff, you may find this excellent restaurant. The food is on display in a very large and colorful buffet that will captivate your eyes. There are many options in seafood and also meat, but the biryani here is one of the main attractions. Midnight Biryani is one of the top choices here, and Saha Biryani gives another great alternative. Why not try them both?

Hotel Green Park

Address: Waltair Main Road | The Green Park Hotel, Visakhapatnam 530020, India

Website: Hotel Green Park

Opening hours: 7am - 10:30am, 12:30pm - 3pm, 7:30pm - 11pm (daily)

3. Hotel Alpha

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Serving numerous customers every day and offering a wide variety with kebabs and biryani, Hotel Alpha is a favorite place for locals and this surely shows something. Most of the visitors try the Hyderabadi dum biryani and once you’ll taste it you’ll realize why it is so popular. A real value for money, it is highly possible that you will not visit it only once when in town!

Hotel Alpha

Address: 28 - 10 - 33/6 Chitralaya Cinema Hall Jagdamba Commercial Complex, Visakhapatnam 530002, India

Website: Hotel Alpha

Opening hours: 11am - 4pm, 6pm - 11pm (daily)

4. MFC Biryani Point

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At the western side of town, you may find MFC Biryani Point. Mostly serving locals who are loyal customers, this restaurant has a specialty in preparing flavourful biryani dishes. The dum biryani and the boneless chicken biryani are the most popular among the menu. The staff is friendly and the place is real value for money.

MFC Biryani Point

Address: 1st Bus Stop, Pothinamallayya Palem, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530041, India

Website: MFC Biryani Point

Opening hours: 12pm - 10pm (daily, Monday closed)

5. Nawabi Biryani

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In Nawabi Biryani you will find that they really care about their plates and also for the aroma of the biryani. They use a unique oil-less formula and they manage to make the meat amazingly soft and juicy. The restaurant is also a popular takeaway place for the locals and they highly recommend it.

Nawabi Biryani

Address: Plot No: 100, Peda Rishikonda, Visakhapatnam

Website: Nawabi Biryani)

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

6. Dakshin at Hotel Daspalla

Even though it’s a part of Hotel Daspalla, Dakshin is a really warm and friendly restaurant. The menu is mostly based in Andhra’s famous non-vegetarian picks. The portions are big, the spices are here to stay and the great service makes Dakshin a very good choice for biryani. The kheema biryani, with lamb, stands out from the rest of the really varied menu.

Dakshin

Address: Hotel Daspalla, Surya Bagh, Jagadamba Junction, Visakhapatnam

Website: Dakshin

Opening hours: 11am - 3pm, 7pm - 11pm (daily)

7. Kamat Restaurant

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Kamat is a popular restaurant in Vizag, and luckily it is open for many hours during the day to serve numerous customers. You can always join for an early meal or a late dinner and avoid the rush hours and enjoy a plate of biryani or some seafood delights. With a wide variety of vegetarian options, Kamat restaurant is a place not to be missed when in Vizag, but don’t forget to be on time, or to make a table reservation in advance!

Kamat Restaurant

Address: Beach Road, Lawsons Bay Colony, Visakhapatnam 530017

Website: Kamat Restaurant

Opening hours: 6:30am - 3:30pm, 6:30pm - 11pm (daily)

8. Sea Inn - Raju Ka Dhaba

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With a nice sea view but a plain setup, the Sea Inn is mainly famous for the fresh seafood plates offered. The food is prepared after you order, but the freshness of the ingredients will surely make worth your wait. The biryani here is not the typical Hyderabad plate, it has a unique flavor, reminding one a bit of the pulao. The prawn biryani is the cornerstone of the menu, combining the specialty of the restaurant with the Indian biryani tradition.

Sea Inn - Raju Ka Dhaba

Address: Vizag-bhimli Road, Rushikonda, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India 530045

Website: Sea Inn - Raju Ka Dhaba

Opening hours: 12pm - 3:30pm, 6:30pm - 9:30pm (daily, Monday closed)

9. The Pavilion

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The first thing you notice when you visit The Pavilion is the excellent sea view. As time goes by, you’ll get to like the extremely polite staff and the very warm ambiance of the restaurant. The biryani here dominates the menu, and it will be difficult to choose from the varieties offered. The most popular choice is the chicken biryani with air-fried onions alongside. Want a bite?

The Pavilion

Address: Pedda Rushikonda, 530045 Visakhapatnam

Website: The Pavilion

Opening hours: 12pm - 10:30pm (daily)

10. iryanis

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The 7Biryanis consists of a very energetic team of people, trying to serve good and fresh food and also having an intense presence on social media. The ambiance of the restaurant is really cozy and cool and as you can imagine from the restaurant’s name, biryani is the top dish. Nevertheless, don’t miss the vegetarian starters to “wake up” your appetite while waiting for one of the avakai, mamsam or 7BL chicken biryani dishes.

7Biryanis

Address: Door No: 10-1-35/b uplands, CBM Compound, Asilmetta, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh-530003

Website: 7Biryanis

Opening hours: 11:30am - 10:30pm (daily)

Traditional cooking in Vizag

Lamb Biryani
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When visiting Vizag and alongside the numerous attractions, you may need to taste not only the popular street foods, but also the local traditional version of biryani. A plate of biryani induces the long culinary culture of India. We found the top 10 places for you, so do visit them and bon appetite!

Be sure to check out the hotels and Airbnb vacation rentals available in the area for your accommodation needs.

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