Looking for the start to a great weekend in and around Delhi, the perfect and most instant thought coming to a Delhite will be, “Chalo, Murthal Chalte hain!!” In every group, there’ll always be one person having the exciting plan of a long drive to Murthal and do Facebook and Instagram check-ins, “Off to Murthal with friends”. Murthal is the perfect place to take your taste buds on an exciting journey with all the Dhabas there to explore.
So, Why So Much Hype About Murthal?
Murthal is a big village located 48kms from Delhi. The name Murthal was derived from “Muni Sthal”, which refers to a place where saints meditate. This village is home to many temples of Lord Hanuman, Lord Shiva, and Kali. In the older days, Murthalites used to worship the Bavari Brothers as their Kul Devatas. The village locals have also been known to have worshipped “Snake God” and history embarks this place as “The land where snakes are worshipped”.
Apart from this, Murthal is famous for their Dhabas, serving the best of Parathas. Here are some of THE BEST Dhabas in Murthal that DEFINITELY should be on your bucket list.
Amrik Sukhdev Dhaba
Sardar Praksh Singh founded this dhaba in 1956. With the idea of catering to truck drivers, the initial menu consisted of a tasty meal of dal, roti, sabzi, and rice. The dhaba is named after the sons of the founder, Amrik and Sukhdev, who have now taken the responsibility of the dhaba. The dhaba has now expanded its menu and included various other North Indian and South Indian dishes. Adapting to customers’ tastes, they have also added global flavors to their menu. This dhaba welcomes you to the richness of our food culture with great hospitality and decor. If you are planning for a food excursion, this is the place to begin!!
Address: 52, 250 KM Stone, G.T Road, Murthal, New Delhi
Being the second-best dhaba in Murthal, Gulshan dhaba is truly a Vegetarian’s delight. Showing off the culinary skills inherited by their great grandfather since the 1950s, the specialty of this dhaba lies in their paranthas, along with other delicacies. There are sweet and gift shops around the dhaba. With outdoor seating facilities available, this place is a complete package in itself.
Address: 49-50 Milestone, G T Karnal Road, Murthal, Sonepat, Haryana
Sh. Paras Ram Sindhu started this dhaba under a shed in the year 1970. They started by serving basic dishes like dal, paratha, sabzi, roti for truck drivers. This dhaba has come a long way and has now become one of the most well-established dhabas in Murthal. The dhaba gained its fame for its high-quality and pure food items and their services. This dhaba uses pure white butter, which was used by Lord Shree Krishna. They also have healthy sweetener options for tea and sweets on request. If you are looking for a place with tasty and homely food, this is your stop!
Address: 47 Milestone, Grand Trunk Rd, Murthal, Haryana
Kadyan brothers started Mannat Dhaba as a venture in the hospitality industry. With the name itself meaning desire, Mannat haveli the desires to innovate more in this sector. Initially, the venture had started with a small dhaba, with small steps and a vision in mind, the Kadyan brothers made this venture a success. The decor and ambiance of the dhaba have been planned while keeping in mind the perfect showcase of Indian heritage. You can find weapons and cannons, warriors with swords and shields. Apart from this, they have a Mercedes-Benz, feeling royalty too. You can also find Rajasthani folk dance, camel rides, and puppet shows. This place is known for its chole bhature and lassi.
Address: 52th Mile Stone N.H -1, Murthal, Sonipat, Haryana
From expert staff to an extensive menu suiting every palate, this dhaba is the place to be if you wish to experience impeccable service. They have free Wi-Fi services available and a hotel as well. Jhilmil dhaba is well known for their paratha, dal makhani, and chai. Serving North Indian, street food to fast food, this place is a must-visit for entertainment and good food at affordable rates.
Address: Jhilmil Dhaba, Nh1, Murthal, Haryana
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