Here is a list of 7 secret restaurants in Kolkata that you should check out


Popular for its cuisine culture, Kolkata boasts a magnitude of cafés, eateries, restaurants, and food stalls. Locals and outsiders know about all the famous K-town joints, but the city is home to some unpopular eateries which only real food lovers know about.


Named as a sublime wordplay on Francis Ford Coppola’s legendary film, ‘The Godfather,’ Codfather exudes an essence of the British. Offering a wide variety of items for the menu, this place is mainly known for its delectable prawn and chicken preparations. The burgers are a crowd favourite, and of course, named after a fish, Codfather offers divine crisp fish.

Address: P137, Lake Terrace, Deshapriya Park, Kolkata

Laxmi Narayan Shaw and Sons

Bengalis love their ‘telebhaja,’ and if you are one of the rare few who has not experienced the taste of the coveted ‘telebhaja,’ you need to head to Laxmi Narayan Shaw and Sons. This eatery has been popular for its ‘telebhaja’ since 1918. Not just the locals but NetajiSubhas Chandra Bose himself considered this place to be his favourite shop and has celebrated two of his birthdays here. This little store used to be known as ‘Netajir chop erdokan’ for this very reason.

Address: Bidhan Sarani, Near Hatibagan

Bibi of Taaja’s

Bibi of Taaja’s was the first outlet to serve the famous Burmese dish ‘KhowSuey’ to the folks of Kolkata. Previously known as Taaja’s, they have relocated to their new address in Dhakuria. This place has consistently delivered on the fronts of service and flavour through many years now.

Address: 35, Dhakuria Station Road, Kolkata 700031
Tibetan Delight RabindraSadan

Located near the Rabindra Sadan metro station in Elgin Road, in a small lane opposite to where Chai Break stood, lies this gem of an eatery. Tibetan Delight is known for its wide variety of soups, alongside some of the city’s best momos. Best of all, it serves delicious chilli pork.

Address: 66/1, Chowringhee Road, Elgin

Mitra Café

Okay, now the Mitra Café might not fall under one of those underrated cafés since it has enjoyed its fair share of time in the limelight. However, in recent years, its popularity has dwindled. Known for its multiple specialties such as the Mutton Kabiraji, Fish Fry, Chicken Roast Special, Pudding, and Brain Chop, you need to head to Mitra Café soon to experience the authenticity of this Bengali restaurant.

Address: 47, Jatindra Avenue, Shobha Bazar

Baapi Dar Momo

If you love KFC, you are bound to love Baapi Dar Momo. Many believe Baapi Da to be the Bengali version of Colonel Sanders due to his finesse with preparing fried chicken strips. However, the gem of their menu card happens to be the fried momos.

Address: 35, Dhakuria Station Road, Kolkata 700031

Denzong Kitchen

Saving the best for the last, Denzong Kitchen is a small cabin that is one of the best rising Chinese eateries in Kolkata. They have been opening new outlets throughout the city due to their increased popularity with the students. Visit this restaurant whenever possible and binge on their momos, shyafaleys, and shyaptas.

Address: 9A, Bikramgarh, Tollygunge.