6 Breakfast Ride Getaways From Bangalore - Second Edition

by Ajay Ananth

Posted on 1st October, 2015

Annapurna Hotel Breakfast

The quest for more breakfast ride getaways continues...Presenting the second-set of the 6 best South-Indian Breakfast Getaways from my beloved city - Bangalore.

This is a continuation of the first blog in this series - 5 Breakfast Ride Getaways From Bangalore.

1. Nani Hotel, Vijayapura

This place has been delighting the town of Vijayapura for over 50 years with yummy Dosas, Idlis and Rice bath.

  • Must Eat – Masala Dosa + Filter Coffee (ask them to make it strong – works like charm during this perfect weather) :)
  • Distance from Bangalore - 58 kms
  • Highway – NH7 (after Bengaluru Airport).
  • Timings - 7 AM to 11 AM
  • Parking - no specific/allotted parking (but there is always place to park)
  • The menu keeps changing (as and when they get over).
masala dosa at nani hotel vijayapura
Masala Dosa at Nani Hotel Vijayapura

2. Shashi Hotel, Nittur

A family-run place/house serving delicious food for about 100 years and the hospitality is unlike anything I have seen :). There is no signboard, but ask anyone in Nittur town for Shashi’s hotel and they point you to his house.

  • Must Eat – Lemon garlic rice (the best I have had till date) + Thatte Idli + Rava Idli
  • Distance from Bangalore - 100 kms (brilliant tarmac)
  • Highway – NH206 (Bangalore – Shimoga highway After Gubbi town. Landmark: KSRTC Bus Stand, Nittur and ask for Shashi’s hotel).
  • Timings - 7 AM to 12 PM (open throughout the week)
  • Parking - no specific/allotted parking (but there is always place to park)
  • Highly Recommend to call Mr.Shashi on +917259596848
thatte idli at shashi hotel nittur
Thatte Idli with Nippat – works really well!!

3. Hotel Sri Satyanarayana, Someshwara after Agumbe

Brilliant roads (except the Agumbe ghat) + great food = An awesome combo :)

  • Must Eat – Avalakki with Curd + Neer dosa
  • Distance from Bangalore - 370 kms
  • Highway – NH 48 + SH 57.
  • Timings - 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM
  • Parking - yes lots of space in front of the hotel
  • Highly Recommended to stay-over, experience the sunrise at Agumbe and head to Hotel Satyanarayana for breakfast.
avalakki with curd hotel satyanarayana
Avalakki with Curd – Minimum 3 plates/person is required :)

4. Shark Dhaba, (between Solur and Kunigal)

Breakfast under the trees by day and a regular dhaba by night – they churn out yummy dosas and chutney on NH 48.

PS: I m still wondering why they had to name it ‘Shark Dhaba’ ;-)

  • Must Eat – Thatte Idli and vada with generous servings of chutney + filter coffee (avoid the tea) + masala dosas
  • Distance from Bangalore - 50 kms
  • Highway – NH48 (Bangalore-Mangalore highway).
  • Timings - 6 AM to 11 AM
  • Parking - lavish parking facility
thatte idli and vada shark dhabha solur
Thatte Idli and Vada at Shark Dhabha after Solur

5. Annapoorna Hotel, Kollegal

One of the best known hotels in Kollegal/Chamarajanagar sector – they serve delicious south-Indian breakfast and lunch.

  • Must Eat – chow chow bath
  • Distance from Bangalore - 140 kms
  • Highway – NH 209.
  • Timings - 6:30 AM to 5 PM
  • Parking - big and secure parking
Annapurna Hotel Breakfast
Yin and Yang

6. Hotel Prasanna Kaggalipura (Kanakpura Road)

This place was found during one of the cycling trips – the relaxed pace helps to notice places :)

  • Must Eat – Thatte Idly with Sagoo + Puri with Sagoo
  • Distance from Bangalore - 35 kms
  • Highway – NH 209. Near Kaggalipura lake bund (it's on the main highway and is easy to spot due to town traffic).
  • Timings - 6:30 AM to 11 AM
  • Parking - Maximum of 5 to 6 bikes can be parked in front (bylanes can accomodate another couple)
Thatte Idli With Sagoo
Thatte Idly with Sagoo – A Must Try

Note: All the above places don’t accept cards – Cash only.

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About the Author: Ajay Ananth

Ajay Ananth

I am a true blue Bangalorean – Food, Motorcycles and Travel are my essentials, cant think of a life without them. ‘Food‘ intrigues me, I regard it as an ‘Experience‘ and taking food pictures gives me immense pleasure. I can also be followed here.


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