Guwahati's Best Cafes: Top Picks & Aesthetic Delights

If you are in Guwahati and are looking to try out some yummy food, here is a list of the best and most famous cafes in Guwahati.

Published On Mar 02, 2023 | Updated On Apr 22, 2024


A lively city in the Northeastern part of Assam, Guwahati is also the largest city in the state. It is a hotspot for diverse culture, local and tasty Assamese food, scenic beauty and friendly locals. Guwahati is also popularly known as the 
“Gateway to the North East”.

Due to an influx of tourists in the city and renowned universities and institutions, there has also been an influx of cafes to hang out at in this lively city. Not just youngsters, but even adults are seen hanging out at these cafes over a cup of coffee and a tea cake or two.

The next time you’re planning your trip to Guwahati, Assam, you must check out these ten best and famous cafes in Guwahati that offer delectable food from around the state and beautiful ambience.

Cafe River Run is a famous cafe in Guwahati that overlooks river Brahmaputra. It is a casual hangout spot for locals and tourists. Since it has limited seating space, it is recommended to make an advance booking here.

Its menu is famous for Assamese-style brewed coffee, cafe style bites like burgers, maggi, pasta, waffles, cappucino, hot chocolate and fresh fruit juices. The cafe exudes cozy, fun vibes and is flanked by a lot of tourists due to the affordable pricing and delectable variety of food.

Location: 47, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Fab India building, Uzan Bazaar, Guwahati

Timings: 8am- 10.30pm

Price: Rs 500 onwards

Contact: +91-8876032424, +91-9740669345, +91-8486025074

One of the best cafes in Guwahati, 37 Street Affair is an award-winning retro cafe in the city. The best part about the cafe is its ambience as it is located away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and makes for a very cosy and relaxing environment. It is spread over two floors flanked by retro ambience comprised of wooden decor.

The freshly baked cakes at 37 Street Affair are very popular. Quality of the food here is exceptional and at pocket friendly-rates. Specialities include momos, burgers, chilli chicken, sandwiches, biryani and the seasonal mango shake. If you are in Guwahati next time, do not forget to drop by this famous retro cafe.

Location: 92, Bagharbari Tiniali Main Road , Khanapara, Guwahati

Timings: 11.30am- 10pm

Price: Rs 400 onwards

Contact: +91-9678684479, +91-6290931516

One of the most classy and famous cafes in Guwahati, Nanz Cafe is located in the heart of this lively city. It is a typical New York-style cafe with lip-smacking food and delicacies from different parts of the world.

This quaint New York-style cafe has lively decor and tasteful interiors, a perfect cocktail of elements to set that perfect mood for a romantic date night.

The next time you visit this cafe, do not forget to try their pizzas, chicken momos, pork momos, chicken wings, coffee and chocolate pastry

Location: Near Archies gallery, house no. 241, opposite the zoo road, Tiniali, Tarun Nagar, Guwahati

Timings: 11am- 10.30pm

Price: Rs 800 onwards

Contact: +91-9365765126, +91-9365831767

The Bean Journal Cafe is a great cafe in Guwahati. The interiors are beautifully designed and are one of the main attractions of this cafe. This cafe is famous for its authentic Mediterranean food. Courteous staff and delectable food adds up to the overall experience of the cafe.

If you pay it a visit, do not forget to check out its must-haves, namely mozarella cheese sticks, french fries, pizza, pasta, coffee and salad.

Location: 50 Lamb Road, Uzan Bazaar, Guwahati

Timings: 11.30am - 10.30pm

Price: Rs 600 onwards

Contact: +91-9706655295

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