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Kesar da Dhaba

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Chowk Passian | Near Town Hall, Amritsar 143001, India
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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New Delhi, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the oldest restaurant of amritsar, spread over most of the street five establishments, one is the kitchen which itself is a tourist attraction. then there is the air conditioned restaurant, two non a/c restaurants and a take away counter. best dal in the whole of punjab

Thank Arun771512
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

visited this Punjabi restaurant 2nd time for dinner this time tried dal nd kadahi paneer both were yummy must visit restaurant

Thank So N
Bathinda, India
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107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of my favourite place in Amritsar for its authentic desi ghee punjabi food, Though the menu is not very varied and the ambience is also not great. Even to reach there is difficult as the place is located in tight lanes of the city. Still food is great. Prantha with Daal or Chhole, Pulaw, Phirni etc. One thali can... More 

Thank gurvinder2015
New Delhi, India
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is heavy. We as senior citizen shared one thali between 2 . Even then one can't finish . Try firni as desert

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A few hundred meters in to the old by-lanes of Amritsar and you come across the most famous Kesar ka Dhabha and its true when they say they are over 100 years old still running the magic of pure homemade Punjabi food .If you have an a scorn for desi ghee or clarified butter the this is not the place... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the best of locations but i am not a person who would mind that for a good meal. Ordered 'Lassi' and was served with a glass made 6-7 hours ago and kept in a refrigerator. My request for a freshly prepared glass was met was a rude dismissive " yahi hai'. Very limited menu . The food tasted good... More 

Thank Tarun_ggn
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A google search for the directions from Harmandir Sahib and I was at 'Kesar da Dhaba' 20 minutes by walk. I reached the place by 10 in the night and it was still crowded. I sneaked into one of the tables which was already occupied but had place for 2 people. I was suggested by the waiter to try the... More 

Thank Sudheehere
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It food is tasty . It has lot of rush. It disadvantage is that it does not have parking facility as it is located in very tight location.

Thank Utsav M
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a very famous old world dhaba(eating place) in amritsar. Me and wify ordered two prantha each with daal and lassi. But when the prantha came we were shocked to find so much clarified butter(desi ghee)on them. Could not finished half of the ordered meal. So order carefully☺☺☺

Thank ashuksharma
New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kesar da Dhaba is located in the old markets of Amritsar. If you are visiting this place for the first time then it might be a little difficult to find. It is just a walking distance from the Golden Temple and there is ample seating for customers to have food. I personally felt that the food is over rated and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chowk Passian | Near Town Hall, Amritsar 143001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Punjab  >  Amritsar
  • Phone Number: 01832552103

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?