10 Namma Bengaluru Restaurants For An Authentic Kannada Breakfast With Your Kids

If you are a Bangalorean, you sure know how important a role idlis and dosas play in our households! Yes, Karnataka is known for its lip smacking breakfast varieties. Soaked in butter and ghee, the idlis, dosas and other traditional breakfast delicacies are simply to die for. While the city has no dearth of some good old breakfast joints (which of course have long queues), we put together places which serve authentic Karnataka breakfast. What's bonus? You can go here with your little ones too and be sure to enjoy a delicious breakfast. So, here's where you must head for traditional Karnataka breakfast!

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An all-time favourite of walkers and joggers, MTR is an age-old breakfast hangout for people of all age groups. Be it the ghee-laden dosas or the super soft idlis, MTR is the place to go for traditional Karnataka food. While idli-dosa fans are in for a treat, there is something for sweet lovers too! The kesari bath, fruit mixture and chandrahara are sure to satiate every sweet-toothed person's craving. Don't forget to wash it down with their piping hot filter coffee!

Where: #14, Lalbagh Road, other branches - Malleshwaram, JP Nagar, St Mark's road, Kanakapura road, Whitefield, Gandhinagar

Must Try: Butter masala dosa

Contact: 080 - 22220022 (Reservations are taken for lunch & dinner only)

Timing: 6:30 am - 11:00 am & 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Facebook: Mavallitiffinrooms


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A trip to Airlines after a fulfilling exercise session in Cubbon park is a very common weekend practice in Bengaluru. A quaint, old restaurant, seated under a huge banyan tree, Airlines has its own way of making its customers bond with nature. Imagine savouring some crispy, hot vadas or butter laden dosas under a banyan tree - sounds like a plan right? So, head to Airlines this weekend and treat your taste buds.

Where: No.4 , Old Madras Bank Road, Lavelle Road

Must Try: Filter coffee, Ak ki roti, Dosa

Contact: 080 2227 3783

Timing: 06:00 am onwards

Facebook: Airlineshotel

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Shree Sagar (CTR)

If you are a big fan of butter dosas, then this is definitely for you. An age-old hotel tucked in the busy lanes of Malleshwaram, CTR has people waiting in queues to grab a plate of lip smacking butter dosas, khara bath, kesari and much more. Affordable, tasty and authentic, CTR is every Bangalorean's favourite!
Where: 7th Cross, Margosa Road, Malleswaram

Must Try: Benne masala dosa

Timings: 7.30am-12.30pm, 4pm-9pm

Contact: 080 23317531

Facebook: Shrisagar


Another treasure that is hidden in the narrow lanes of Malleshwaram, Janatha serves authentic Karnataka breakfast like no other. The dosas, idlis and uppitu (upma) are sure to leave you asking for more. That said, they also serve the best Maddur Vada and Mysore Pak in town.

Where: 27, 8th Cross, Malleshwaram

Must Try: Benne dosa, maddur vada

Timings: 7:30 am onwards

Contact: 080 2334 5609

Facebook: Janathahotel

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Indian Coffee House

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While the interiors look straight out of the 70s, the food is sure to leave you satisfied. One of the good old restaurants in the city, Indian coffee house is every foodie's handout. While the place is known for their fish cutlets and omelettes, they also serve authentic dosas and idlis. Their coconut chutney will definitely leave you asking for another helping. And yes, do not forget to gulp down their authentic filter coffee.

Where: 19, Ground Floor, Church Street

Must Try: Masala dosa

Timings: 8 am to 8:30 pm

Contact: 080 25587088

Facebook: Indiancoffeehouse


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Yet another popular breakfast joint in Bengaluru, Maiyas serves authentic Karnataka food. From idli to dosa, vada, kharabhath and chow chow bath, this restaurant has people flocking in at all hours of the day to savour their varied dishes.

Where53, 7th B Main, Opp Vigneshwara Temple, 30th Cross, IV Block, Jayanagar

Must Try: Kharabath, Rava idly

Timings: 7 am onwards

Contact: +91 9632411352

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