Cafes in Dehradun to Visit with Friends

Cafes in Dehradun to Visit with Friends

Are you looking for best cafe in Dehradun? Stuck under truck loads of assignments? Want to go out to relax? Well, don’t be stressed out ‘coz the city of love has plenty of ‘lovely’ cafes around. Whether you’re looking for an open terrace cafe in Dehradun or a rooftop cafe in dehradun, a laid back eatery near Mussoorie, the scenic tourist destination has it all.

But maybe avoid outside food as much as you can. A little fried food in the cold climate can feel like heaven. But too much of it? Well, we have a ‘gut feeling’ that it won’t feel that heavenly. That’s why, at Stanza Living residences, we provide homely meals for our residents and ensure they are comfy in our cozy accommodations. But when you’re in the mood for something greasy, cheesy and sinful, our list of the 20 best cafes in Dehradun will be your BFF.

Best Cafes to Visit in Dehradun

The 20 best cafes in Dehradun are:

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Rising Dough Rajpur

The Rising Dough is one of the more popular cafes in Dehradun. It’s widely known for its bakery that bakes scrumptious cheesecakes and apple pies. Moreover, it’s a pretty place to relax and pamper yourself with some good comfort food. Also, you can bring your laptop to the cafe if you’re starting to get bored of working from home. So order a cup of espresso while you’re rolling that ‘dough’!

Must-Try: Veg Cannoli, apple pie and cheesecake

Address:67/10 Opposite Meedo Plaza, Rajpur Road, Chukkuwal

Timings: 10 AM-10.30 PM

Cost for Two: 300 INR

Best Buddy’s Cafe Pacific Hills

The best buddy’s cafe in the Pacific hills can lighten up your mood in a jiffy! It features quirky interiors, a hand painted wall, and a Spotify playlist that will make you stay for long. It’s an open cafe in Dehradun that is the perfect place to chill with your ‘best buddy’!

Must-Try: Greek Salad, Grilled Chicken and white sauce pasta

Address: Ground floor, Pacific Hills

Timings: 11 AM-11 PM

Cost for Two: 400 INR

Chhaya Cafe Rajpur

The Chaiyya Cafe is located at one of the most scenic areas in Dehradun. The large glass windows in the cafe offer a mesmerizing mountain view and their menu complements your mood like no other. Once you visit this place, you’re gonna want to visit everyday! And yes, they have an extended balcony if you want to sip a hot cup of coffee overlooking the gorgeous hills.

Must-Try: Cheese Pizza, Chicken Momos

Address: 11 Birgirwali, Rajpur

Timings:10.30 AM-9 PM

Cost for Two: 400 INR

Marigold Cafe Old Mussoorie Road

When you’re driving to Mussoorie, you can’t help but notice this cosy little cafe by the road. You will be awe-struck by its aesthetic decor which looks like it came out of a fairy tale. Moreover, their long range of delicacies will make your hunger go away. If you stumble on this cafe in your journey, we assure you, you’ve struck ‘gold’!

Must-Try: Masala Omelette, Herbal Tea

Address: Near Shehanshahi Ashram, Old Mussoorie Road, Rajpur

Timings:10.30 AM-10 PM

Cost for Two: 500 INR

Singh Soup Bar Chukkuwala

We’re really not sure if it qualifies as a cafe but no list about food in Dehradun is complete without it. The famous joint in Chukkuwala offers the tastiest steamed momos, rolls, noodles and of course- soups! Also, they organize fun karaoke nights where you and your flatmates can ‘singh’ their heart away!

Must-Try: Chicken soup, Chicken Momos

Address: Main Canal Road, Near Blind School, Chukkuwala

Timings: 11 AM-10 PM

Cost for Two: 150 INR

First Gear Cafe Khala Gaon

This cafe in Khala Gaon is one of the best open terrace cafe in Dehradun. They serve the tastiest maggi in town and you can order a cup of hot chocolate alongside. Moreover, it’s a front row seat to witness the gorgeous sunset in Dehradun. And again, their outdoor sitting area is so popular that you might have to go full ‘gear’ to grab a table amidst the bustling crowd.

Must-Try: Honey Chilli Potato, Oreo Shake

Address: Mussoorie Road, Near Shiva Mandir, Khala Gaon

Timings: 9AM-9PM

Cost for Two: 700 INR

Just Cafe Chukkuwala

Grab some good fast food while you’re shopping in New Market. This is a minimalistic cafe around the corner of the crowded market. Like any fast food joint should, it serves delicious french fries, pasta, burgers and coffee. If you’re a student who can’t go out much because of assignments, pick two birds with one stone by shopping your essentials from New market and visiting this cafe ‘just’ after!

Must-Try: Bruschetta, Choco Mug Coffee

Address: New Market, Near Clock Tower, Chukkuwala

Timings: 10 AM-11 PM

Cost for Two: 650 INR

Lemon Grass Cafe Hathibarkala

It’s a beautiful open cafe in Dehradun. Even if you’re not a morning person, you might want to wake up early to absorb the scenic beauty of Dehradun. Enjoy a beautiful view with their signature hazelnut shake and green apple mojito. This cafe is the perfect place to take your stress away. So when life gives you lemons, maybe make your way to ‘Lemon Grass’?

Must-Try: Burger, green apple mojito, Hazelnut coffee

Address: Rajpur Road, Hathibarkala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Timings: 300-400 INR

Cost for Two: 9 AM-10 PM

The Mudcup Cafe Kairwaan Gaon

The Mudcup Cafe is a beautiful cafe along the Rajpur Road. It features wooden interiors, earthy tones and almost a raw laid-back atmosphere. Grab your favourite book of poetry with a hot cup of coffee and busk in the winter sun. The sunlight filters through its indoor plants and jute window blinds- making for a soothing atmosphere all around!

Must-Try: Pancakes, Indian Spiced Tea

Address: 94, Rajpur Road, Kairwaan Gaon, Dehradun

Timings: 9 AM-8 PM

Cost for Two: 500-600 INR

Cafe Cibo Race Course

Cafe Cibo is the most popular rooftop cafe in Dehradun. It is a vibrant cafe which is always bustling with enthusiastic crowds. You can head there and enjoy their delicious Italian food and delightful desserts. So maybe ‘race’ your way to this rooftop cafe near Race course?

Must-Try: Pizza, Pasta, Chocolate shake

Address: EC road, Race course

Timings: 10 AM-10 PM

Cost for Two: 800 INR

Krazy for Coffee Garhi Cantt

Are you someone who’s ‘krazy’ for coffee? Well, you should definitely make your way to this cafe. The ambience is designed to suit every coffee lover. Moreover, they serve lip-smacking snacks such as burgers, pakodas and honey chilli potato.

Must-Try: Strawberry Shake, Chicken Sandwich

Address: Ground Floor, Mee Market Building, Krishna Vihar, Nimbuvala, Opposite RIMC Gate, Garhi Cantt, Dehradun

Timings: 9 AM-8 PM

Cost for Two: 500-600 INR

Kalsang Ama Cafe Hathibarkala

You might not get to taste your amma’s recipes in Dehradun, but you’ll certainly enjoy the authentic menu from ‘ama’ cafe. The menu is slightly on the pricier end. However, the homely interiors, good music and friendly staff makes it absolutely worth it. Also, the cafe is one of the oldest and renowned cafes in the city of love. So the atmosphere itself makes you miss that ex you never had (couples, move aside!).

Must-Try: Bit Sandwich, Banana Pancakes

Address: 88/a Rajpur Road, Dehradun

Timings: 10 AM-11 PM

Cost for Two: 650 INR

Jalapenos Mussoorie Road

Jalapenos is a spicy little cafe that serves mexican cuisine. The interiors set your mood the right way and their menu never seems to disappoint. Also, they have a dedicated smoking area for those chimneys you call friends. Moreover, it’s incredibly student-friendly as they accept wallet money and bring out multiple offers in a month. So hurry up, amigos!

Must-Try: Mirchi Wala Sandwich, Roast Veggie

Address: 489, Indranagar Vasant Vihar, Balliwala, Dehradun

Timings: 11 AM-10 PM

Cost for Two: 600 INR

Eltham Bakery & Coffee house Malsi

Up for a breakfast date? This place serves some of the best breakfast combos in town. Moreover, if you’re someone who’s conscious about their food, they serve gluten-free food as well. So make your way coz it’s time for some ‘gluten’ny!

Must-Try: Cookies, Pastries, Breads

Address: Shop 11, Pacific Hills, Mussoorie Diversion, Rajpur Road, Malsi, Dehradun

Timings: 9 AM-11 PM

Cost for Two: 500 INR

The Old Monkeys Cafe and Restaurant Khasra no 571

If you’re having a ‘hangover from the previous night’s rum, grab a chilled lemonade from the ‘Old Monkeys cafe and restaurant. They serve multiple cuisines including Mexican, Italian and Chinese. Also, their filling ‘mushroom’ pasta won’t leave ‘much room’ in your stomach!

Must-Try: Paneer Tikka, Paneer Chilli

Address: Khasra No 571 Near Graphic Era University Dehradun UK

Timings: 10.30AM-10PM

Cost for Two: 600 INR

Eddie’s Patisserie Yamuna Colony

There might be a lot of bakeries and pastry shops in Dehradun but none of them seem to match Eddie’s Patisserie. They make brownies that will steal your heart away. After you’ve travelled the hills and lakes, a visit to this cafe will be a good ending to your trip.

Must-Try: Mud Cake, Red Velvet Cake

Address: 102 Yamuna Colony, Above Punjab National Bank, Khurbura, Dehradun

Timings: 11AM-10PM

Cost for Two: 350 INR

Cafe de’ piccolo Old Mussoorie Road

No, this quaint cafe has nothing to do with Piccolo from Dragon Balls Z! But it’s definitely one of the most artsy cafes in Dehradun. You can head there for their waffles, and BBQ chicken sandwich.

Must-Try: Hot Chocolate, Caramel Coffee

Address:180, Rajpur Road, Near Rajpur, Dehradun

Timings: 9 AM-10 PM

Cost for Two: 800 INR

Y Cafe and Restaurant Subhash Road

‘Y’ not go to a cafe that serves the best blueberry smoothie in town? Moreover, they serve hand-beaten coffee. You can grab a cup and relax on their antique furniture. They also have a good collection of books (just saying).

Must-Try: Cupcake, Mango Smoothie

Address: Hotel White House, Behind St. Joseph’s Academy, Subhash Road, Karanpur, Dehradun

Timings: 12PM-10PM

Cost for Two: 500 INR

The Orchard Cafe Rajpur

Trust us when we say this- the Orchard Cafe has the best view in Dehradun! You’ll find this cafe at the end of a mountain cliff with a river flowing below. You can plan a Sunday brunch with your friends at this wonderful cafe which is known for its Thai and Tibetan delicacies.

Must-Try: Schezwan Rice, Tiramisu

Address: 3-D, Dak Patti, Near Mdda Park, Rajpur, Dehradun

Timings: 12.30 PM-10 PM

Cost for Two: 800 INR

Tapri-the Cafe Hathibarkala

This is the best cafe near upes Dehradun. And don’t judge the cafe by its name. It’s not your everyday tapri! This place is a beautifully designed open cafe in Dehradun. You can head there for their famous kadak chai and paneer momos. 

Must-Try: Fresh Juice, Latte

Address: 65 A, 3rd floor, Rajpur Road, Near Bhel Chowk, Ravindrapuri, Hathibarkala Salwala, Dehradun

Timings: 11 AM-11 PM

Cost for Two: 400 INR

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FAQs on Cafes in Dehradun

Which City is Known as the City of Love?

Dehradun is known as the city of love as it is a popular destination for tourists.

Which are the Best Cafes in Dehradun?

The top three cafes in Dehradun are:

  • Rolling Dough
  • Mudcup Cafe
  • The Orchard Cafe

Which are the Best Rooftop Cafes in Dehradun?

The best rooftop cafes in Dehradun are:

  • Y Cafe and Restaurant
  • Tapri-the cafe
  • The Orchard Cafe

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