List of Top Pakistani Street Food in Jeddah

Aabiya Noman Baqai

Writer and Editor at Destination Jeddah

Pakistani food has many delicious dimensions, but one underrated aspect of Pakistani food is their street food.It is typically on-the-go snacks and meals that you can usually witness in the making, making it all the more interesting.


Here are some hotspots in Jeddah that you’ve got to try:

1. Nirala Sweets:

Don’t confuse between the restaurant and snack shop. Nirala Sweets is a great choice for some potato samosas, pani puri, haleem, and Pakistani sweets such as jalebi, ras malai and kulfi.

Location: Sabaeen Rd. (parallel to Flamingo Mall), Al Aziziyah Dist.

2. Red Chillies:

A little more on the spicy side, Red Chillies is the place for Paratha rolls, may it be seekh kabbab, malai boti or chicken boti. If you’re more of a platter person, they serve the same items separately for you to make your own rolls.

Location: Al Odabaa St., Al Aziziyah Dist.

3. Student Biryani:

An actual branch from Karachi, Pakistan, Student Biryani is one of the most epic Biryani places in town for meat and chicken lovers.

Location: Prince Majid Rd., Al Aziziyah Dist.

4. Fine Sweets:

Also a snack shop, Fine Sweets is also a great jalebi and samosa hotspot.

Location: Sabaeen Rd. (parallel to Flamingo Mall), Al Aziziyah Dist.

5. Afnan Karachi Haleem:

Haleem (taken from i.ytimg.com)

A more of a hidden gem, Afnan only serves four special items: bun kabbab (the “desi” and original version of burgers), nihari, fish and haleem, all of which is made fresh and on the spot.

Location: Al Muallefeen St., Al Aziziyah Dist.

6. Hot N’ Spicy:
Hot n SpicyHot N’ Spicy is also an awesome Paratha roll place with a variety of other snack options like burgers sandwiches, and pizzas.

Location: Arbaeen St., next to Danube, behind Al Baik, Al Rehab Dist.

7. Madni Restaurant:

Peshawri Kabbab

Peshawri Kabbab

This place is famous for its chapli (flat beef) kabbabs from Peshawar served with naan roti. It’s another treat for spice lovers.

Location: At the junction of Al Khwarasmi St., in front of Marhaba Market, Al Aziziya Dist.

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