Restaurants Serving Authentic Mangalorean Food in Bangalore

Whether you’re a Mangalorean in Bangalore or just someone eager to sample this coastal cuisine in the city, this list of restaurants has you covered across Mangalorean snacks, seafood, breakfast options, and meal combos.

Maravanthe Coastal Cuisine, Indiranagar

The seafood restaurant named after a tranquil beach in Karnataka offers delectable Udupi and Mangalorean flavours. The food is prepared with fresh produce made with hand-pounded masalas. Sukkas, ghee roasts, gassi, and even pulimunchi are available in seafood, meat, and vegetarian options. If you want to sample a little of everything, choose one of their seafood or fish meals.

Timings: 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

Address: 322/1, Chinmaya Mission Hospital Rd, Near Indiranagar Metro Station, Binnamangala, Stage 1, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka

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Mangalore Pearl - Seafood Restaurant, Ulsoor

Mangalore Pearl is a local favourite, featuring the Mangalorean-Catholic style of cooking. It has a variety of local preparations available in seafood, chicken, mutton, and pork as well as a weekend special menu, from which Potraday Plain Curry and Khubey Mootilein are dishes that stand out. 

Timings: 12:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. 

Address: 2nd Floor, 5/1, Assaye Road, Skywalk Building, Assaye Rd, next to YMIA or BodyCraft, Ulsoor, Bengaluru, Karnataka

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Bengaluru Oota Company, Ulsoor

This one-of-a-kind tasting room offers Mangalorean and Gowda cuisine in a beautiful, homely setting. Their straightforward menu features a selection of Mangalorean specialities like Pork Bafat, Manoli Upkari, and Gujje Ajadina. Enjoy a four or five-course meal on a banana leaf, followed by the filter coffee.

Timings: 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

Address: 5, Cambridge Cross Road, Halasuru, Cambridge Layout, Jogupalya, Bengaluru, Karnataka 

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Namma Kudla, Malleshwaram

If you think Mangalorean dishes are all about seafood, head straight to Namma Kudla to explore the region’s delicious vegetarian fare. The restaurant serves a variety of breakfast items, including Halasina Hannu Kadubu, in addition to tangy and coconutty curries. You can sample local beverages like Panaka and Kokum juice, or order Goli Bajje for a quick bite. 

Address: 5, 8th Cross, 1st Temple St, near Pragathi Co-Operative Bank, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 

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Mangalore in Bangalore, RR Nagar

Though not a typical restaurant, this seafood truck run by three engineering students originally from Kundapur, is a must-try. Oyster Sukka, Prawn Ghee Roast, Fish Curry and Rice, and Kane Masala Fry are available on the menu. Dig into the Chicken Upkoli, their signature dish, while you soak in the aroma of the fish fry sizzling on the hot tawa.

Timings: 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Closed on Mondays. 

Address: 233 80ft road Banashankari 6th Stage, 11th block, Srinivaspura, RR Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 

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The Konkan Seafood Restaurant, Church Street 

The restaurant, which lives up to its name, offers a comprehensive seafood menu that includes Mangalorean specialities like ghee roast and sukka that come in prawn, crab, squid, and meat options. There are numerous stews prepared in the Konkani style, as well as vegetarian, chicken, and prawn meals that are served Monday through Friday.

Timings: 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on other days. Closed on Mondays 

Address: No. 48, 1st Floor Saint Marks Road, Church St, above KC Das, Area, Bengaluru, Karnataka 

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Anupam's Coast to Coast, Church Street

They offer a variety of fish preparations, in sumptuous Mangalorean masalas and local accompaniments like dried prawns chutney, and Sandige. Vegetarians can try the Green Gram Gassi or Bamboo Shoots Sukka with one of the coastal breads.

Timings: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

Address: #56, Above Starbucks, Church St, Bengaluru, Karnataka 

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Coastal Mama, JP Nagar

Despite being a coastal restaurant known for its seafood specialities, there are several vegetarian options on the menu. Dunk sannas in a Kulital Koddel or Vatana Ambat from the gravies section or order one of the many coastal lunch combos where a chicken sukka, ghee roast or gassi is paired with neer dosa and a sweet. 

Timings: 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

Address: #312, 2nd Floor, 15th Cross, 5th Phase, JP Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 

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The LightHouse, Ashwath Nagar

The family restaurant offers a simple menu and outdoor seating surrounded by greenery. Depending on availability, it offers a wide range of seafood, including sharks. Some of the staples on the menu include vegetarian gassi, Tawa Fry, and Chicken Koliwada. Choose the fish or chicken thali for a filling meal.

Timings: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

Address: No. 62, 80 feet road, Near MS Ramaiah Hospital, opposite to apple store Devasandra, Village, RMV 2nd Stage, Ashwath Nagar, R.M.V. 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, Karnataka

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Sea Spice by 7 Star in Shetty Gardenia Hotel, Banashankari 

The upscale restaurant offers a varied menu with seafood selections that include everything from prawns and crab to squid and clams. They also prepare the traditional gassi in poultry and meat options if you're not a fan of seafood. Pundi, Neer Dose, and Semige are among the many accompaniments you can choose from, to pair with the creamy curries. 

Timings: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

Address: 1890, 9th Main Road, Kaveri Nagar, Banashankari Stage II, Banashankari, Bengaluru, Karnataka 

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Sana-Di-Ge, in Goldfinch Hotel, Race Course Road

The interior of Sana-Di-Ge has lovely motifs, wooden pillars, and cable-style chairs. It offers a wide selection of dishes from the west coast, including traditional Mangalorean fare and handpicked specialities. Try the Jenji Rassa from the soup section and Nuggekai Pulimunchi and Kadale Basale Gassi from the main course. 

Timings: 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. 

Address: 32, Goldfinch Hotel, Race Course Road, 3, Crescent Rd, High Grounds, Bengaluru, Karnataka 

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Kudla in Ramanashree, Sampangi Rama Nagar

The list would be incomplete without adding Kudla in Ramanashree, yet another local favourite featuring mainstay Mangalorean dishes from crispy rawa fry to creamy and tangy curries. Try their signature crab curry, the classic Kundapur Chicken, or a Lobster Sukka for something different.

Timings: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

Address: at Ramanashree Richmond, 16, Raja Ram Mohan Roy Rd, Sampangi, Sampangi Rama Nagara, Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 

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Mama Mangaalore, Koramangala

The newcomer in town offers a brief menu featuring homestyle Mangalorean dishes served in a quick-service restaurant format. Try the Mangalore Buns and Biscuit Roti for breakfast along with a strong cup of filter coffee, or for a hearty meal, try the neer dosa and gassi combo, which comes in both vegetarian and chicken variants. Conclude the meal on a sweet note with Kappu Sheera. 

Timings: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Address: 28, Gddddd Floor, 4th B Cross Rd, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 

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Pulimunchi, which offers a mix of vegetarian and non-vegetarian fare like green masala curries; Coastal Machali Co. with Tulunadu sukka, gassi, and ghee roast available in a variety of seafood and meat options; and Sea Rock, which has staples like Kori Rotti, pathrode, ghee roast, and naked fish fry are other places to consider for a Mangalorean meal. 

Published on: Feb. 25, 2023, midnight Last modified on: Feb. 5, 2023, 10:44 a.m.
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