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“Best delicious food in city”
Review of Kesar da Dhaba

Kesar da Dhaba
Ranked #9 of 388 Restaurants in Amritsar
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery
Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

I visit this restaurant with my mom on 18-Apr-2014 @ dinner. We asked for two paranthe wali thali (black lentil, chickpea, mixed yoghurt with two ghee coated laccha parantha). We really enjoyed the meal. After main course we asked for dessert (Hot Gulab jamun and Phirni) which was again amazing. At the end of meal we asked for two glass of Lassi. Our overall experience was fantastic but one thing only want to highlight i.e. The location of this restaurant is pathetic. You wont find any convene near by this dhaba @ night.

Thank funkstersagar
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Reviewed April 16, 2014

I think the title said it all, but I can't stress enough, do try:-

1) The Daal Makhni (drool), they take 12 hours to make it!
2) The Palak Paneer
3) The Phirni (you may feel like eating 6 of these at one go, so, unless you have a seperate dessert pouch attached to your stomach like me, save space :) )

You could visit their kitchen too, it's got the dhaba feel to it :)

Thank NikhilTalwar
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Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is a institution. You will love all the food items including paratha's, dal and veggies.

Gulab Jamun is must have. Crowning glory is Phirni. i bet you will have not less than 2.

Must visit on Amritsar visit

Thank AbhijitKhatu
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Reviewed April 12, 2014

First time in Amritsar and first time in Punjab. We were looking forward to the famous Punjabi hospitality, big heartedness and love and we aren't disappointed.

Day 1 for lunch we decided to go to Kesar da dhabba. We were warmly welcomed inside and treated like royalty. The food was very rich and delicious. Laccha parathas are an absolute no miss, try them they are delicious. And the dal which is slow cooked for 12 hours and served with dollops of ghee and love. The service and hospitality there was one of the best I've seen ever.


The dish that stole the show was the phirni. It is so rich and delicious. We were stuffed with food but managed to eat 5 phirnis between the 3 of us. Don't miss this phirni.

We asked to visit the kitchen after our meal and our request was graciously accepted. We were escorted inside told the history of the place and allowed to click pictures and stay and speak to their staff as long as we wished.

This simple looking place stole our hearts and made us promise to come back again.

Kesar dhabba if you're reading this - you've got your service and good bang on. Keep serving with love and that will be your USP.

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Thank hobbes123
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Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

This nearly century old place has been a golden standard for good indian food over the years. During our recent visit this just got reconfirmed. The only regret is that our appetite is not big enough to taste all the goodies. The dal roti paratha were excellent.

The charm of walking through the narrow lanes is an added bonus.

Thank MohankumarMS
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