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NH-22-Dharampur, Kasauli, India
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Description: Gyani Dhaba is a restaurant/motel located 200 mtrs ahead of the Kasauli...
Gyani Dhaba is a restaurant/motel located 200 mtrs ahead of the Kasauli T-Point. The place serves to the people going to Shimla and other places ahead. The cuisine is Dhaba Food which means the usual Dal & Paneer dishes. Along with that they also serve "Lemon Chicken" which is the signature dish. The place serves the best Chicken Curry on that stretch of road to Shimla. Apart from the food, you can also get all kind of Candy's & Drinks(Local or Imported at this place).
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Alwyas packed

This is an age old dhaba on the way to Kasauli. Its not nearly as good as used to be, but still almost always full.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Ruchira1970
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Gurgaon, India
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Mandi Gobindgarh
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This ones certainly one of the oldest and still the best when it comes to north Indian dishes. I have tried many other restaurants near by but still end up there spl. for breakfast.The view can be verified by the number of cars parked out side and the waiting period.

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Chandigarh, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Gyani dhaba is place to get freash punjabi food. must try dal tadka We had dinner at this place sitting outside. We had curry, paneer ; dal , nan and rotis. The food was fresh and very tasty and not at all oily. It was just great food.

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New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Giani Da Dhaba serves very tasty food like lemon chicken, dal makhani but their ambiance is very low and rates are on higher side. You can also buy local made cheap fruit wines and fruit juices from here.

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New Delhi, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Have been eating here since I was a kid, it has become a ritual to stop and have the food here. Still love the simple kheer they server along with Black dal, paneer and tandoori roti.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Must try brown dal & butter chicken. If its a season & peak hours then you must know trick to pounce on table for you by standing on head of the person eating right now.

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Gurgaon, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is an age old dhaba on the way to Kasauli. Its not nearly as good as used to be, but still almost always full.

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New Delhi, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The food is excellent. However if you go during lunch time (12pm to 4 pm) expect a lot of rush. The staff is friendly. Do try the Amritsari Kulcha (although its not available during lunch time).

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India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Must stop and eat here if you are driving to Kasauli. Fresh food but have to wait for your turn. This may be a problem if you are in a big group.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I depended on this pitstop while on my trip to Shimla, and lost the plot. At 15:30 PM, the dhaba was overflowing. You had to fight for a seat. We quickly got one, but the privacy of a single table does not exist here - the remaining 4 tables were quickly occupied by another family. We left the table to... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was once reviewed by famous food critic Vinod Dua. It used to be a great place to eat stuffed paranthas, but off late quality is not upto the hype... many other restaurants nearby are good enough.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: NH-22-Dharampur, Kasauli, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Kasauli

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Gyani Dhaba is a restaurant/motel located 200 mtrs ahead of the Kasauli T-Point. The place serves to the people going to Shimla and other places ahead. The cuisine is Dhaba Food which means the usual Dal & Paneer dishes. Along with that they also serve "Lemon Chicken" which is the signature dish. The place serves the best Chicken Curry on that stretch of road to Shimla. Apart from the food, you can also get all kind of Candy's & Drinks(Local or Imported at this place).

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