Of course, when talking about enjoying a fantastic vacation in India, you would not want to miss visiting New Delhi, Taj Mahal in Agra and Mumbai, the heart of Bollywood. While it is a must to visit all those destinations, you should also spare some time to stop and see Patna, an ancient city that is nestled along the Ganges River in Bihar. Visit Bihar Museum to admire a collection of ancient coins and bronze sculptures from the northeast region. Stop by Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan to have fun with the animals in the zoo and please your eyes with the colorful flowers and lush plants in the botanical gardens. When you’re done checking out all these tourist sites, there are plenty of 5-star hotels and Airbnb vacation rentals to come home to. Other than top-notch attractions, Patna is also loaded with a myriad of cafes. You cannot try them all, so here are the best cafes you must try in Patna, Bihar.
1. Vaishali Cafe
Presenting a warm and relaxed ambiance, Vaishali Cafe is situated inside Hotel Maurya Patna, a modern hotel in the city. Guests are welcome to indulge in a delectable selection of multi cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Indian dishes like Mughlai paratha, Bombay biryani and chickpea salad are among the most popular at this coffee shop.
Address: Near South Gandhi Maidan, Fraser Road, Old Jakkanpur, Raja Ji Salai, Indira, Naga, Patna, Bihar 800001, India
Website: Vaishali Cafe
Opening hours: 9am - 9pm (daily)
2. Indian Summer Cafe
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
Located in Satya Narain Building, Indian Summer Cafe cordially welcomes visitors who want to rest for a bit and enjoy a short stopover in a homey ambiance. The cafe serves North Indian dishes along with a selection of drinks to satisfy your appetite. Leave with joy after savoring some of the best dishes at this cafe, such as tandoori chicken popcorn, lehsuni bread and button mushroom soup. Do not leave without ordering something to drink. However, it will be hard to choose between mint strawberry malt, chocolate broken brownie shakes and choco oreo shake.
Indian Summer Cafe
Address: Satya Narain Building, Exhibition Rd, Opp. LIC Building, Patna, Bihar 800001, India
Website: Indian Summer Cafe
Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)
3. The Chocolate Room
Patna Central Mall is one of the best malls to visit in Patna, there is no doubt about it, especially when the shopping mall is loaded with a splendid cafe like The Chocolate Room. Vacationing without indulging in comfort food is not recommended. And, if you are a huge fan of chocolate, you should find your way to this casual cafe that promises the best chocolate dessert in the entire Patna. Smoking brownie and the chocolate mousse are definitely the must-try desserts. But, the cafe is not only about dessert. You can also savor the other dishes that include healthy salads, crepes, pastas, and of course, Indian dishes.
The Chocolate Room
Address: Patna Central Frezer Road Patna Central Mall 7th Floor Nr Daak Bunglow Choraha, Old Jakkanpur, Indira Nagar, Patna, Bihar 800001, India
Website: The Chocolate Room
Opening hours: 10am - 11pm (daily)
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4. Cafe Hideout
You may be drained from exploring every single corner of Patna and if you need a chilled place where you can unwind and recharge, you should make a stop at Cafe Hideout. The cafe promises that every visitor will be pleased with delicious food and drinks that are made only from the freshest ingredients, thus the finest quality. You can choose whether to indulge in Indian, Chinese or continental cuisine. For beverages, you may want to try their green apple soda, kitkat shake or flavored latte.
Address: 162A, near Post Office, New Patliputra Colony, Patliputra Colony, Patna, Bihar 800013, India
Website: Cafe Hideout
Opening hours: 11am - 1am (daily)
5. Brewbakes Cafe
Have an elevated dining experience at a modern Indian cafe called Brewbakes Cafe. Nestled in the Mangaldeep Apartment, it is best to come to this cafe with your loved ones to share a cup of happiness. Do not miss the delicious paneer tikka kebab, hara bhara kebab and their innovative mocktails.
Address: Mangaldeep Apartment, House no - 266A, Road No-11A Near, Patliputra Colony, Patna, Bihar 800013, India
Website: Brewbakes Cafe
Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)
6. Cafe 13
If you happen to be around the neighborhood of Boring Road, you should find your way to Cafe 13 and enjoy a relaxed moment over a cup of your favorite drink accompanied with tempting dishes. Start right with a veggie cheese toast or cheesy masala fries before moving on to something more substantial like barbecue paneer and aloo tikki burger. Do try the hazelnut cappuccino or caramel macchiato.
Address: 1st floor, Surya Crystal, Boring Rd, opp. Karlo automobiles, Patna, Bihar 800001, India
Opening hours: 12pm - 10pm (daily)
7. Mutants Restro & Cafe
Do you love eggs? If you do, there is no way you skip Mutants Restro & Cafe when in Patna. The cafe is known for its addictive egg dishes that include egg mayonaise sandwich and egg salad sandwich. Do not leave in a hurry. Instead, order something else like a grilled fish burger or a paneer sandwich. To make it even more unforgettable, taste the dark magic inside your dark magic dessert and sip on the sweetness inside your choco lava sundae.
Mutants Restro & Cafe
Address: G-122, P C Colony Rd, Opposite Dominos, Kankarbagh, Patrakar Nagar, Patna, Bihar 800020, India
Website: Mutants Restro & Cafe
Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)
8. CookBook Cafe
You may feel a different vibe when you enter CookBook Cafe. That is right, CookBook Cafe is not a typical Indian cafe. It is a European cafe whose first brand in India is located in Patna. Serving contemporary global cuisine, the elegant cafe invites guests to enjoy the live baking section along with an open kitchen and have a good time at the mocktail bar. Highly popular dishes that you must try include wild mushroom soup for starter, chicken croissant sandwich, butternut & parsley risotto for the main dishes, and panna cotta with kiwi compote for dessert.
Address: 3rd Floor, UNO Business Centre, near Sai Mandir, Patliputra Colony, Patna, Bihar 800013, India
Website: CookBook Cafe
Opening hours: 11am - 12am (daily)
9. Energy Cafe - Vidhyut Bhawan
When you happen to be in the area of Vidhyut Bhawan and you feel the need to recharge your energy and satisfy your stomach, then you should stop by Energy Cafe. The very first thing that strikes your mind as soon as you enter the cafe is its instagrammable setting with all the unique furniture scattered throughout. Take some pictures first before getting to your table and order tasty dishes such as paneer masala, egg biryani and paneer pakoda.
Energy Cafe - Vidhyut Bhawan
Address: Vidyut Bhawan Bailey Rd, Veerchand Patel Road Area, Patna, Bihar 800021, India
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 6pm (closed on Sun)
10. The Coffee Cafeteria
Last but not the least is The Coffee Cafeteria found that can be found in Patna One Mall. After shopping spree, it will be a good idea to sit for a little while and sip on your favorite drink before continuing with your exploration in the city. Whether it is a tea or a coffee with ice cream and chocolate brownie, you will find something you like here.
The Coffee Cafeteria
Address: Patna One Mall, Shop no. 408 & 409, 4th floor, New Dak Bunglow Chauraha, Patna, Bihar 800001, India
Opening hours: 11am - 9pm (daily)
Appetizing food and drinks play a role in your vacation in Patna
You need superb food and drinks to keep your stomach happy at all times while vacationing in Patna. Happy stomach means a good mood and an endless supply of energy to keep you energized when visiting all the attractions in the city. It’s a good thing that Patna offers plenty of biryani spots and dining options for everyone. Be sure to make stops at some, if not all, of the best cafes in Patna mentioned above.
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