Ahmedabad is a city known for its authenticity. The food aroma and the flavors are what the Gujaratis are fond of. But being a metropolitan city it holds a population of many diverse people who are fond of different kinds of food. Even though the majority of people here are vegetarians, there stands a crowd in the city who are in love with non veg food. Chicken, mutton, prawn brings water to their mouth!
Are you one of those who is fond of non veg and can’t decide on a restaurant to go for in Ahmedabad? Not to worry, we have a list of 12 amazing non veg restaurants based on their diversity, uniqueness, and popularity curated just for all of you non veg lovers.
Bhatiyar Gali, also known as “Khass bazar”, started during the rule of ‘Ahmed Shah’, is a street full of small stalls and mini-restaurants. It is popularly known for its unique and desi non veg food like Mutton samosa, Mutton Kebab, Seekh kebab.
Whenever you go to Bhatiyar gali make sure you do not miss the ZK Restaurant and Bhatiyar Khana. ZK restaurant is one of the best places at Bhatiyar Gali, the ‘masalas’ are prepared by the cook Kalubhai himself. Also, they make amazing egg malpua, which is cooked there for the past 20 years, & is available every day from evening 4 to morning 5. Another hangout point for the beautiful nights in Ahmedabad, right?
Timings: open 24/7
Location: Patvasehri, Bhadra Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380001
Best dishes: Mutton samosa, Mutton Kebab, Seekh kebab, egg malpua (ZK restaurant)
Average cost: 200 to 500 INR for two
La Bella is run solely by Mrs. Mary Lobo Aunty after the death of her husband. She is goan by heart turned Amdavadi. The place is not fancy or glamorous like other restaurants but the charm of this place is its food with the rates so low you can’t even imagine.
Dishes like chicken masala is priced at just RS. 40 & Prawn curry for RS. 30. The food here is far more worth than the prices it holds for the gaon taste. “I don’t need to burn a hole in anybody’s pocket, I earn enough to feed myself,” says aunty Mary. The customers here are mostly students. This place was even visited by the 90’s actress Parveen Babi.
Timings: 12:30pm to 3:30pm, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Shahpur Rd, Mill Compound, Below Preyas High School, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380001
Best dishes: Pork vindaloo, Cutlet, Chicken Curry Masala, Roast meat, Chop masala
Average cost: 150 INR for two person
3. Simran Farm
Simran farm was started as a small stall in 1994, selling chicken. It’s the taste of the non veg food that made it so popular and well-known that it now has two outlets at airport road, Khanpur. At Simran farm, you will get an amazing blend of Indian and Mughlai in non veg food.
Timings: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Location: 1.Opposite Hanuman Camp Gate No 3, Cantonment Camp, Sardar Bazar,
2. FG Tower, Near Lemon Tree Premier, Khanpur, Bhadra, Ahmedabad
Best dishes: Shikari tandoori, non veg thali, Goan fish curry, mutton kheema
Average cost: 650 INR for two
4. Barbeque Nation
How can we not talk about barbeque nation when it comes to non veg food?
Initially started in Mumbai in the year 2006, BBQ nation has become the popular place for foodies and across the whole nation. It is one of the longest food chain restaurants.
BBQ nation was founded in 2008 in Ahmedabad and since then it has become a place of delightment for food lover especially for the people fond of non veg. There are two outlets in Ahmedabad now, one is at Drive-in road and the other one at Prahlad Nagar. BBQ is famous for it’s live grill concept and the barbeques here are phenomenal. The buffet served here has endless food options along with many kinds of desserts.
Timings: 12:00pm to 3:00pm and 7:00pm to 10:30pm
Location: 1. Shop No.3, Near Mile Stone Complex, Drive In Rd, Shivalik 3, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380052
2. 1st Floor, Caspia Hotel, 1 Hotel, Beside Venus Atlantis, 100 Feet Road, Prahladnagar, Ahmedabad
Best dishes: non veg buffet
Average cost: 1500 INR for two person
Ahmedabad has very few restaurants with a lot of varieties in their non veg starters or non veg sizzlers. At Sizzante you get a long list of options for non veg starters, sizzlers, sandwiches and much more. The popular cuisines here are Continental and Italian.
Along with food, live music, wifi, outdoor seating and sports screening are a few add ons to the amazingness of the place.
Timings: 12:00 pm to3:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Location: 1. 301/B, Shilp Aaron, Sindhu Bhavan Road, Pakwan Cross Roads, Bodakdev Ahmedabad
2.Shop 5, Dwarkesh Business Hub, Opposite Visamo Society, Visat, Koba Road, Motera, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad
3.Fun Food Battalion, YMCA to Mumatpura Road, Bopal, Ahmedabad
Best dishes: fish chilly, chicken sausage, Mexican meatballs, chicken sizzlers
Average cost: 1000 INR for two
6. Upper crust
Upper crust is a cafe famous for its bakery but the non veg food is nonetheless. At upper crust, you get non veg cuisine whose taste will take you all around the globe. Here you get unique starters, Indian and fusion, Chinese, Italian, Mexican, and Thai. Upper crust was started by Lester D’souza on 1st April 1989 at C.G road now has many outlets in the city, out of which two outlets are only for bakery and the rest four has restaurants.
Timings: 11:00 am to 10:45 pm
Location: 1.)Ground and First Floor, Aarohi Complex, Vijay Cross Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad
2.) 4 & 5, Shubham Complex, Sunrise Park Corner, Near Vastrapur Lake, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad
3) Rivera Arcade, Near Auda Garden, PrahladNagar, Ahmedabad
Best dishes: Big moose, chef recommended sizzlers, pasta and desserts
Average cost: 1100 INR for two
Awadhpuri is known as a place of ‘Jashn-e-Zyka’ which means a place where food is the celebration. They are popularly known for their Lucknowi Nawabi food. Not only the food but the interior, the plates and the decor everything is designed in a way to make you feel royal. They even sometimes have live music and ghazals which serve like the cherry on the cake.
Timings: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Location: First Floor, Pushpak Complex, Opposite Prahlad Nagar Garden, Prahlad Nagar, Ahmedabad
Best dishes: Dum Biryani, Palak Gosht, Warqi Parantha, Galauti Kebab, Zafrani Kheer
Average cost: 1200 INR for two people.
Masty is a place which should always be on your list when it comes to non veg food. It is located near Karnavati club behind the dugout cafe, has a simple but large enough space with a nice outdoor seating arrangement. The menu here is not that huge but the food taste is delicious, served fresh and hot to give you a homely vibe. The restaurant remains quite occupied especially on the weekends.
Also, they do not take reservation and preserve the first come first serve policy. So if you are planning to visit this place on weekend be there on time.
Timings:7:00 am to 11:00 pm
Location: 1. First Floor, 105, Shivalik Plaza, Opposite AMA, IIM Road, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad
2. Besides Apple Global School, SG Highway, Satellite, Ahmedabad
Best dishes: Butter Chicken, Tandoori Chicken, Mutton Chaap, Chicken Biryani, Chicken Lollipop
Average cost: 550 INR for two people
9. Mirch Masala
Mirch Masala is a restaurant that serves you authentic Punjabi, North-Indian, Mughlai non veg foods. Along with food, the decor here is also pretty cool. It has a Bollywood theme with the walls painted of some scenes from the epic movies.
Timings: 12:00 pm to 2:45 pm and 7:00 pm to 11:45 pm
Location:1.Ground Floor, Sachet 4, Near Prerna Tirth Desara, Satellite, Ahmedabad
2.Sumel Complex, Opposite GNFC Tower, S G Highway, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad
3.7 to 10, Chandan Complex, Swastik Cross Road, C G Road, Ahmedabad
4.Opposite Ravji Bhai Tower, Near Krishna Baugh Cross Road, Mani Nagar, Ahmedabad
Best dishes: Seekh Kebab, Chicken Biryani, Mutton Roganjosh, maake ki roti
Average cost: 1000 INR for two person
10. Yaaran Da Dhabba
This place stands by its name to give you complete Dhaba feels with the seating arrangements of ‘khatiya’ and ‘angeethi. Along with that comes a nice ambiance and live music on weekends. This place serves you with some delicious food with Punjabi tinch taste.
Timing: 7:00 pm to 11:00 am
Location:1.Opposite Sola Civil Hospital, S.G Highway
2. 60/61, SOBO Center, Near Sun City, South Bopal, Ahmedabad
Best dishes: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Average cost: 550 for two person
11. Magic chicken
Magic chicken is famous for its Arabic dishes especially AL-Faham, a grilled chicken marinated with Arabic spices and vegetables and barbequed in charcoal grill or oven. The menu here may be limited but they don’t compromise with the taste.
Timings: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Location: Ground Floor, Regency Park, Opp. Amber Tower, Arshad Park, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380055
Best dishes: Al-Faham, Shawarma
Average cost: 600 INR for two people
Tandoorworkz is a place introduced after the success of their cafe sandwichworkz. Famously known for their tandoori food, both veg and non veg, they also serve some amazing curries of the South and North India. They claim that the food prepared here is made with organic spices without adding any kind of preservatives or food coloring.
Timings: 8:30 am to 11:00 pm
Location: 7, Dev Complex, Opposite Parimal Garden Main Gate, Off CG Road, C G Road, Ahmedabad
Best dishes: Chicken Boneless Biryani, Tandoori Chicken, Mutton Seekh Kabab, Chicken Manchurian, Butter Chicken
Average cost: 1100 for two person
These are the 12 restaurants in Ahmedabad to overcome your cravings for delicious non veg food. Do visit these restaurants and share your experiences. Also, if you have any suggestions for other places like these share them in the comment section below, we will surely try to add them up here with a mention.
We even have a list of cafes which are one of its own kind click here to read the blog: unexplored cafes in Ahmedabad