If you stay or live in Kolkata, you will surely enjoy the gossip over a cup of tea, evening conversation in your alley and delicious snacks to eat with your best buddies. Last Sunday I tried some mouth watering snacks from the traditional shops around Kolkata. Traditional in the sense that these shops are the landmarks of Kolkata and my grandfather also visited these places with his friends. Without describing too much, here are 8 snacks destination to inspire you to let your diet an evening off!

1# Radhu Babu’s



Appears like a street shop, Radhu Babu’s Fish Cutlet can take you to the dreamy version of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. The black tea is just complimenting the hot chilli flavour in your mouth. They have fantastic clientele from Raj Kapoor to Bappi Lahiri also to attract your attention.

Must Have – Fish Cutlet, Fish Fry, Kabiraji.

Address – Janak Rd, Lake Market, Kalighat, Kolkata, West Bengal 700029


2# Mitra Cafe

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Best place for munching some mouth watering Kabiraji Cutlet. I suggest to all non-vegetarians to try atleast once in this place.

Must have – Chicken afghani, Chicken kabiraji and Fish diamond kabiraji.

Address – 3/A, Bhupendra Bose Avenue, Shyam Bazar, Kolkata


3# Allen’s Kitchen



The best place to have Prawn Cutlet fried in Ghee and Egg Davil. The shop is more than a century old but still have the essence and taste of the past glory.

Must have – Prawn Cutlet, Egg Davil, Vetki Cutlet.

Address – 40/1, Jatindra Mohan Avenue, Shobha Bazar, Kolkata


4# kalika



Kalika is serving some hot chops since 5 decades. In a centre of the shop, a brass plate full of Aloo Chop, Beguni and another kind of chops will allure to taste everything from the plate.

Must have – Fish Roll and Meat Chop. Chicken Cutlet and Chingri Chop

Address – 29, Surya Sen Street, College Square, Bow Bazar, Kolkata


5# Chitto Babur Dokan



It is the nostalgia which speaks out from every items from this shop. Chitto Babu is no more, but the taste remains the same and you will surely fall in love with the Fish Fry.

Must have – Bread-ghugni, fish finger, fish pudina chop, mutton cutlets

Address – 3,Esplanade East ( Dacres Lane), Near Pearless Bhawan, Esplanade, Kolkata 700069 700069


6# Maharani



Perhaps, the best KOCHURI of Kolkata you get here!
Famous for its breakfast of kachuri along with sabji, samosa and hot jalebi.

Must have – kachuri along with sabji, samosa, hot jalebi.

Address – 174, Sarat Bose Road, Southern Avenue, Kolkata


7# Tasty Corner



Your mouth will fill with your greedy desires when you go and stand there, deciding what to order. You should try Kachori Sabji and Jalebi for the dessert.

Must have – Kachori Sabji, Jalebi, Lassi and any sweets of your choice.

Address – 18, Anil Moitra Road, Mandeville Gardens, Gariahat, Kolkata


8# Anadi Cabin



Must visit for Mughlai Paratha and chicken Kasha. It is one of the best Mughlai Paratha in Kolkata.

Must have – Mughlai Paratha, Chicken Kasha.

Address – 9, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, New Market Area, Kolkata


Go and grab some mouth-watering cutlets!