Best Cafes in Dharamshala

As far as cafes and eating Spots are concerned, Dharamshala always leaves us amazed with its delicious mouthwatering food and terrific views. Dharamshala cafes will always be the best options for satisfying the love for coffee or momos. It is certainly a treat for our taste buds to savor the taste of delicious hot momos in Dharamshala’s cold weather. If you don’t have any time to visit the stunning cafes in Dharamshala, then what are you even doing with your life?

Some Points To Remember

Here are some of the few things you need to keep in mind before heading to the cafes of Dharamshala:

  • Kindly check the cafe timings before heading to one of the cafes in Dharamshala.
  • Please don’t forget to carry enough cash as they may not accept online payment.
  • Kindly check reviews online to avoid spoiling your mood.
  • If you are traveling from Delhi, you can check and book Delhi to Dharamshala bus online from any app.

 Best Cafes To Visit In Dharamshala

Here is a list of some of the best cafes in Dharamshala to brighten up your insta feed.

1. The Hollywood Café

The Hollywood Café is a charming cafe with a unique collection of Hollywood posters hanging on the wall. This cafe will make sure you have all the vintage Instagram pictures for your feed to make all your friends circle jealous! Yes, you will not resist clicking your pictures with your favorite Hollywood movie poster. Be it your ‘long time no see’ friends meeting after a really long time or just a cozy family get-together, the Hollywood Café is for everyone! Honey Chilli Potato, Chocolate Pancakes, and Soups are highly recommended here.

2. Food Safari Cafe

Food Safari is an affordable cafe located on Dharamshala-Kangra road. The cafe is largely preferred by school and college goers who want to get rid of their hunger pangs. The food is also decently priced here. People come here, especially for burgers, Pasta, Wraps, and Peri-Peri Momos. The interiors of this cafe are blue and white and will surely have a soothing effect on your mind.

3. Himalayan Musafir Cafe

This eco-friendly cafe is located on the bypass road to Mcleodganj. The stunning beauty and location of this cafe make it stand out from the rest of the cafes in Dharamshala. The seating here is made up of drums which can be used to store food grains. Himalayan Musafir is utterly famous for its Chicken Momos. Do check out this cafe if you are obsessed with momos.

4. Yellow Llama Cafe

If you are crazy about rooftop views, then Yellow Llama cafe located in Kotwali bazaar might intrigue you. The rooftop views of this cafe offer spellbinding views of the beautiful city of Dharamshala. After enjoying the Kangra Art Museum in Kotwali Bazar, you can have a nice wholesome meal at Yellow Llama cafe. The cafe is a treat to the eyes and it serves delicious Tibetan and Italian cuisine as well. Baked cheese Momos and Pasta are some of the top dishes here.

 5. Rahi Café and Adventure Cafe

The relaxing ambience at Rahi Cafe will surely force you to live in Dharamshala forever! Apart from providing a nice and healthy meal and great ambiance, this cafe also provides adventure services such as paragliding, trekking, camping, and road trip on a bike or car. This sounds like a perfect package for all the adventure lovers out there!

They also have different kinds of seating arrangements such as seating on the floor, an outdoor cafeteria, and also a small terrace where you can have private time with family and friends. This place is just perfect for attending an important meeting as there will be no distractions whatsoever. Talking about the popular dish, don’t forget to gorge on the delicious pancakes here.

 6. Illiterati Books and Cafe

Illiterati Books and Cafe is a unique cafe that has an attached bookshop where you can practice your love for reading for hours. The unique concept of blending books and cafes leaves everyone amazed. Imagine having a nice cup of coffee while reading your favourite book and there is a spellbinding view of Dhauladhars outside your window, it’s a dream come true, isn’t it?

You can find books of various genres and cultures here mostly in the English language. From second-hand books to travel-related diaries, you will be astonished to witness the collection they have in their library. Illiterati Books and Cafe is sure to offer some of your best memories to carry in your hearts forever.

Speaking of the menu, If you ever get the golden opportunity to visit Illiterati Books and Cafe, just don’t forget to try Belgian waffles, coffee, soup selections, bruschetta, and lemonade. The cafe might be a little hard on your pocket but trust me, it’s all worth it!

 7. Tunna’s Book Café

This beautiful cafe provides scrumptious food whenever your tummy craves food apart from insta-worthy shots to decorate your feed. This cafe also comes with a cute library to engage all the bookworms out there. Chinese food and Biryani will surely make your taste buds dance in glee! Food is available at an affordable price here. Hence, you can enjoy a fulfilling meal here without worrying about your budget.

 8. Bakes and Brews Cafe

Bakes and Brews Cafe is heaven for all the sweet-toothed people out there as it sells heavenly treats and desserts. Blueberry Cheese Cakes, Chocolate Trifle Mousse, Choco Doughnut, Sinaas apple, Melting Chocolate, Choco Hazelnut, and Fresh Fruit Muffin are extremely popular here. These mouthwatering desserts are highly recommended in Bakes and Brews. Designer cakes are also available here for special occasions. As soon as you enter the cafe, you are welcomed by the sweet aroma that fills the air. This is a pure vegetarian cafe, so you can eat anything you want here guilt-free.

9. Café Econtro

The amazing food taste and quality and fantastic ambience attract every visitor to Café Econtro located in Dharamshala. It feels like one of those places where you can have a heart-to-heart conversation with your newly-made friend or you can even read a book while appreciating the beauty of the surrounding. It also serves as a perfect place for all dedicated freelancers to work here peacefully. You will not resist having Alfredo Pasta and Cheese Momos here.

10. Toral Cafe

Toral Cafe is an adorable little cafe located in Thatri, Khanyara. You need to visit this cafe at least once for an awesome food experience. The mountains outside the cafe provide an interesting view while you enjoy your favourite coffee! Kindly order Khatta meat, Chilli Chicken, and Momos whenever you visit Toral Cafe.