The cuisine of Bikaner is famous for wholesome dishes like Khasta, Gatte Ki Sabji, Mangodi and others. Since Bikaner is a dry place, you can find many dry foods here. Butter milk is the common beverage of the locals. Butter is used generously in almost all dishes here.
Dried lentils and corn are the common ingredients. Rajasthani spices are used lot in the dishes. Since spices are grown in Bikaner, you can always expect a rich spicy food. If you do not want your food to be too spicy, mention during ordering. Bikaner cuisine is mildly hot when compared to many other cuisines of India. Due to dryness, vegetables are not common here. Thus, most of the Bikaner dishes uses dried versions of vegetables or meat.
This restaurant is famous for authentic Bikaner dishes and traditional Bikaner thali. Thali is a specialty Indian style of serving in which a large plate containing small amount of numerous side dishes and main dishes are served in unlimited quantity. If you want to enjoy all dishes of the traditional cuisine, thali is the best one to choose.
This shop has been recognized by several TV channels and magazines as one of the good spot to enjoy the cuisine of the state. As the name indicates, the place serves delicacies, sweets and beverages. Lassi (sweetened curd drink) is very famous here. Top items to taste here are Namkeens, rasmalai, bhujjia and other milk based sweets. If you are planning to pack some as souvenirs for your family, ask the server about their shelf life. Milk sweets have very low shelf life if not stored in refrigerator.
As the name indicates, this hotel is located inside Laxmi Niwas. It is a good spot to enjoy North Indian, South Indian and Continental dishes. The hotel has a long menu with numerous delicacies. The ambience is pleasing too.
This fine dining restaurant is famous for cheese toast, soups, banana lassi and others. You can have a lavishing dining experience here for decent pricing. The hotel was Pause cafe earlier and many locals recognize it by its old name better.