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Chotiwala Restaurant

Swarg Ashram | Swargashram, Rishikesh 249304, India
+91 135 243 2970
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good38%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Swarg Ashram | Swargashram, Rishikesh 249304, India
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Reviewed yesterday

I know the story of this place which is why it was fun to come here. It was good to try just for the experience of an Indian version of macdonalds. The food is pretty goo, the dosa is spicy but nice.

Thank Giraver
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As per my discussion with the neighbour shops and some Govt.authority personnels the first shop from the Ram Jhoola is the worst food provided shop in this area with the third class person sitting as a owner .Always go to the second chotiwala from the...More

1  Thank manu t
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a legendary place and quite famous. But the shop is now split leaving the confusion which one to enter as both split restaurants are together. Went for breakfast of Puris which was really good.

Thank Sudhir A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect food - every dish. Served fast. Served hot. Great taste, wholesome and fresh. Unmissable in Rishikesh!

Thank Neadansu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the oldest and most sought after place. But why? Just to take selfie with the choti wala outside. Moreover no one can even tell which one among the two adjacent chotiwala the authentic one is.

Thank Dewansh Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food taste was good but hygiene and service very below expectation. As it is a famous landmark of rishikesh, we went there but overall an average experience.

Thank shvyas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place has been overly developed in quick growing circumstances so the supertasty dishes and fooding has a hiked out menu pricing. Rest the place has a standardized sitting and service. Food is also very good.

Thank TrinetraS88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food quality has decorated drastically in recent years. Staffs are rude and ask for money (tips) even without any service.

Thank Shreyasi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The badest food. I eat here. This was a big experince i never had the service and food quality is not good.

Thank rakesh35
anuj1983, Owner Son at Chotiwala Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We feel apologize for the experience you had in Chotiwala. Can you please share in which Restaurant you had food, i.e. First one or Second One from Ram Jhula.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our way back from Mussouri, we decided to visit Rishikesh... We had heard a lot about choti wala restaurant near Ram jhulla. There were 2 restaurants with same name, both claimed to be 60 years old. We ordered food in 2nd one. We ordered...More

Thank Satya B
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13 October 2017|
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Response from Roamer077 | Reviewed this property |
to reach original Chotiwala, you have to cross Ram jhula and it is so crowded that it's a nightmare to cross it (only by foot allowed and 2 wheelers of the locals with special permit) please go through my review of Chotiwala.
19 May 2015|
Response from Roamer077 | Reviewed this property |
I had a very bad experience in the 1st Chotiwala (left side)!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swarg Ashram | Swargashram, Rishikesh 249304, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttarakhand  >  Dehradun District  >  Rishikesh
  • Phone Number: +91 135 243 2970
  • E-mail
It is one of the Oldest Restaurant situated on the banks of River Ganges from the last 60 years. It is the Authentic one running since 1958. We serve North Indian, Bengali, South Indian, Italian and various local dishes of Garhwal region (seasonal). We are suitable for groups, hosting lunch/dinner conferences, take aways, Home deliveries. We do take corporate bookings as well.
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