One would think that a small town like Mount Abu will have just a handful of restaurants with limited options. But once you come to this colorful town you will realize that gourmet variety is the last thing lacking here. People residing in the state of Rajasthan are known for their warm hospitality and vivid food varieties. Rajasthanis love to eat and feed their guests with umpteen specialties.
Here is a list of some of the best dining options in Mount Abu:
The Residency Room is the in-house restaurant of Hotel Cama Rajputana, one of the best hotels in Mount Abu. This eatery will take care of all your gourmet needs. Whether your taste buds crave Chinese cuisine, or you are in the mood for some good ol’ spaghetti, the sumptuous meals served here will definitely alert you to loosen your belt a notch. The hotel also arranges alfresco dining for those who prefer to dine with a view. For more details check out http://www.camahotelsindia.com/
Arbuda Restaurant is yet another food den located on the famous Lake Road. Started in the year 1957, the restaurant is part of the Arbuda Group of Hotels and Restaurants. Thanks to its experienced chefs, friendly service and gamut of options to choose from, this place is always buzzing with tourists and locals alike. You can drop in for breakfast; before commencing your sightseeing and gobble down some hot South Indian food – dosas, idlis, vadas and uttapam - will help you gear up as you venture out to explore the town. Or you can come for lunch/dinner; the place is known to dish out mouth-watering Chinese, Continental, Punjabi and Gujarati dishes. For more details check out http://www.arbudarestaurant.com/
Apart from the above mentioned restaurants there are many small eateries in this town, which assure that you will never run out of options to choose from.
Another noted feature of Mount Abu is its Summer Festival. The coolest destination in the whole of Rajasthan, Mount Abu hosts an annual summer festival. Every year locals don colorful clothes and entertain the tourists with their amazing folk dance moves. The event creates an atmosphere of gaiety and celebration. If you happen to be in town during the festival, then make sure not to miss it. The event starts with a religious ceremony, a procession and is followed by live performances and an exciting boat race held at the Nakki Lake. There is also a skating race, a game of tug of war and various other competitions to add some thrill to the event. The festivity ends with numerous firecrackers filling the sky with sparkling colors.
The festival is usually held in the last week of May and it goes on for about three days. Tourists can expect three days filled with thrill, excitement, entertainment and loads of celebration.