“There is no sincerer love than the love of (street) food.” – George Bernard Shaw
Slurp, bite, gulp, hoard. Your first cutting chai, your longest brain freeze, guiltiest desert, spiciest vada pav, and the messiest kathi roll. Mind you, we are still just on the outskirts. If you are in the mood to tantalize your taste buds, fall in love with Mumbai all over again, find your excuse to ditch that diet, or are struggling to find what more does this city has on its menu- fellow foodie, you are at the right place! Mumbai, the city of dreams. Thousands come from far and wide into this land, in the search of love, acceptance, money, fame and what not. And all these people need a solid taste of Mumbai street food.
So here it is, the ultimate list of the street food places in Mumbai when you are visiting this sparkling city.
1. Kheema Pav at Gulshan -e-Iran, Crawford Market.
Where: 15, Corner Of MRA Marg, Musafir Khana Road, Crawford Market, Mumbai CST Area, Mumbai
Known best for its extremely delicious Mughlai specialities at maddeningly low prices, the best food items to try at Gulshan e Iran range from their Kheema pav, to the chicken tikka masala, Garlic Naan , Rabdi Kulfi and Firni for dessert. It’s beautiful how after a full stomach you can ask for the bill and wonder how it’s not crossing the thousand unit mark. Not even close. Price: Rs 450 for two people. What you must try among zillion awesome street food dishes: Chicken tikka masala, Garlic naan, Firni, Rabdi Kulfi
2. White Biryani at Noor Mohmaddi, Bhendi Bazaar
Where : 179, Wazir Building, Abdul Hakim Chowk, Bhendi Bazar, Near Girgaum, Mumbai
This street is home to some of the best street food places in Mumbai. The best time to visit Mohammad Ali road (where Noor Mohmaddi is, along with a lot of other great restaurants and roadside Kabab joints) is during Ramadan. This is the time when you can actually spot Bollywood stars roaming the streets and tasting the yumminess beside you. BUT you’re going to be too busy with your face in the plate to notice them; so. Price: Rs 300 for two people. What you must try: Chicken Hakimi, White biryani
3. Bun Maska and Mava samosa of Mervan’s, Grant road.
Where : Ali Bhai Remji Road, Opposite Station, Grant Road East, Mumbai
Run into Merwan’s for some mouth watering pastries, tea cakes and cookies to soothe your sweet tooth! A big name on this side of town, Merwans is frequently visited by people who come here just to collect a package of baked goods for home, and also is a place people come to after work for a Irani chai and some freshly baked cookies.
Price: Rs 150 for two people.
What you must try : Pastries, Irani chai, Bun maska pav.
4. Samosa with Chola at Guru Kripa , Sion
Where : 40, Guru Kripa Building, Road 24, Near SIES College, Sion, Mumbai
Known as Mumbai’s most famous samosa, this dish is served with a gravy of chickpea and is tamarind-y in taste. Onion and coriander bits are sprinkled to garnish. A must try for those who love to experiment with Mumbai street food.
Price: Rs 300 for two people.
What you must try : Gulab Jamun, Sweet Lassi, Chole – Bhature, Samosa Chole, Chole tikki
Where : 14, Ben O Lil Haven, Waroda Road, Off Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
Imbiss is a cosy little place that is already packed with loyal customers by 8 pm. They serve great food and was always a place known for the best beef on this side of town. *Sob*
Price: Rs. 650 for two people
What you must try : Goan Sausage Pulao, Weiner Schnitzel, Smoked Pork With Fat And Rind, Beef Burger, Bavarian Ham And Cheese Sandwich, Milanesa Nepolitana, Baby Back Spare Ribs
6. Jai Jawan
Where : Opposite National College, Next to Chappal Market, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
After a long day shopping on Hill road people stop at Jai Jawan, a crowd favourite for non veg snacks. It has the best non veg dishes on that side and is hardly ever forgotten. Once you eat here, you become a loyal customer!
Price : Rs. 600 for two people
What you must try :Tandoori Chicken, Punjabi Prawns Masala, Punjabi Prawn Fry
7. Vodka panipuri , Pratap Da Dhaba
Where : Link Plaza, Next To Punjab & Maharashtra Bank, Oshiwara, Andheri West, Mumbai
Something different for most of you to try, the Vodka Pani puri is still more of an unknown delicacy in Mumbai. The need for innovation got this gem of a dish to emerge in the Mumbai Street Food scene and even if you don’t try anything else, you must try this !
Price: Rs 800 for two people. What you must try : Prawn Biriyani, Vodka Pani puri , Rabdi Jalebi
8. Sizzlers at Kobe’s , Girgaum
Where: 13/14, Sukh Sagar, Hughes Road, Opera House, Chowpatty, Mumbai
Reasonably priced keeping in mind the quantity that greets you, Kobe’s hasn’t changed throughout the years, serving lip smacking sizzlers with the same great taste. Walk in here to add some spice and sparkle into your mean for even the desserts are sizzling masterpieces.
Price: Rs 1500 for two people.
What you must try: Chicken Satellite
9. The ultimate Chinese Thali at Sahibaan, Worli
Where : Near Atria Mall, Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai
A hidden gem , Sahibaan is one place that’s always waiting to surprise you after you find it . It’s famous Chinese thali comes armed with soup, fried rice, starters, Manchurian, and Ice Tea, all at a price that will leave you ogling at the bill. The food comes in great quantities and its dumplings and soups are not to miss out on. Sahibaan also has more outlets in Bandra, Oshiwara and Colaba.
Price : Rs 900 for two people.
What you must try : Chicken Shashlik Sizzler, Chicken Hot Garlic Sizzler, Prawns Hot Garlic Sizzler, Chinese Thali
10. Eva’s pizza , Military road, Marol (Andheri East)
Where : 7, Harmony Apartments, Off Military Road, Marol, Mumbai
Forget all of the over priced pizza companies you’ve been ordering from. Marol has one of the best and tastiest pizzas and its extremely pocket-friendly! Quick service, friendly and a meal of garlic bread, pizza , a drink for 250 rupees ! What more do we ask for !!
Price : Rs 600 for a big meal for two people.
What you must try : Hurricane pizza
11. Strawberry and cream (Seasonal) at Bachellor’s, Charni Road
Where : 45, Sattar Sea View,Chowpatty Sea Face, Dr. Purandare Road, Marine Drive, Chowpatty, Mumbai
Even though the strawberry and cream is on the slightly expensive side , it is totally worth it. The cream is fresh, the strawberries are fresher and you just cannot get enough of the delicacy. There are more options such as thick shakes, other fruit creams and ice creams. Late Nighters swear by the Mumbai Street Food special that is Bachelorrs!
Price : Rs 199 for the Strawberry and Cream.
12. Four types of Khichdi at Soam , Babulnath
Where : Sadguru Sadan,Ground Floor, Opposite Babulnath Temple, Girgaon,Mumbai
Who said you cannot be spoilt for choice whilst having the simplest kind of Indian food ? The four types of khichdi; namely Sabudana Khichdi , Moong Dal/ Vaghareli Khichdi, Palak phada ni khichdi and Masala phada khichdi amongst many others! PS : It has a super awesome Low cal section for all you healthy eaters !
Price : Rs 500 for two people. What you must try : Gatte Ki Sabzi With Masala Satpadi, Moong Dal Khichu, Farsan Platter, Jowar Pita Pockets, Malai Malpua
13. Panaki, Veg.Malpoa, Khichdi at Swati Snacks, Tardeo
Where : 248, Karai Estate, Opposite Bhatia Hospital, Tardeo Road, Mumbai
Ever heard of a Gujarati version of a Falafel? You get it at Swati and it is anything but boring. Swati’s panki and khichdi delicacies are the ones that make the Mumbai Street Food place worth it. If you want to head for a quiet, and simple lunch, head here for they will not disappoint you.
Price : Rs 700 for two people.
What you must try : Pav Bhaji, Pav Vada, Panki Chatni, Satpadi Roti- Gatta Nu Shak, Rava Dosa
14. Veg. lunch and pina colada at Govinda restaurant, ISCKON
Where : Iskcon Hare Krishna Temple, Juhu, Mumbai
Govinda’s is most known for its brilliant spread. There are always three types of starters, two types of dals, at least three types of main course dishes, three types of breads, three types of rices and three types of salads, all cooked in pure ghee and served in buffet style. This is followed by three types of ice creams and three types of sweet dishes, and drinks to accompany your meal. They also serve continental dishes for those who ask for it. The ambiance compliments the taste of the food and the entire place is peaceful and welcoming.
Price : Rs 900 for two people; cost per head for the buffet is Rs 450
What you must try : The vegetarian lunch, Pina Colada
15. Butter Chicken and Tandoori specialities at Cafe Noorani, Tardeo AC market
Where : 5 D, Tardeo Road, Haji Ali Circle, Mumbai
There is a common notion that one cannot go wrong with Butter chicken, and it is true, but one can always get better at it and Noorani is that level of better. Once the butter chicken at Noorani is tasted, a lot of others will be automatically cancelled out of your food list. Another thing to watch out for is its Tandoor socials and everything from the Kebabs to the rotis are equally delicious.
Price: Rs 750 for two people.
What you must try : Chicken Masala, Chicken Tikka Masala, Butter Chicken
16. Chinese specials at Babu chinese, Worli
Where : 872, Subhedar Nagar, A.G Khan Raod, Worli, Mumbai
It gets very difficult to find good Indian-Chinese food among all the roadside stalls and shops that dot the place, so we thought it would be great if we gave you trusted names for the best in taste and here it is!
Price : Rs 750 for two people.
What you must try : Anything!
17.Non Veg snacks at Aaron’s, Orlem Church, Malad
Where : 5, Lourdes Heritage, MarveRoad, Orlem, Marve, Mumbai
Aaron’s Bake and brew goes easy on your pocket and violent on your taste buds and you will be far ahead from satisfied after an afternoon spent here snacking on its yummy pastries and other simple and light delicacies.
Price: Rs 250 for two people.
What you must try: Chicken Mayo Sandwich Chicken Makhanwala rolls
18.Ice cream sandwich / biscuit at K. Rustom, Churchgate
Where : 87 Stadium House, Opposite Ambassador Hotel, Veer Nariman Road, Churchgate, Mumbai
Find an abundance of flavors ranging from Black currant to coffee, kacchi kairi, almond crunch, raspberry, strawberry, chocolate and many many more nestled between two wafers. One of the most legendary ice cream parlours of Mumbai, K Rustom has been serving hundreds of happy customers everyday and its fans just keep increasing! Mumbai Street Food is incomplete without hopping to K Rustom!
Price: Rs 150 for two people.
What you must try: Almond Crunch and raspberry! Don’t shy from experimenting!
19.Malai Kulfi /Milan Kulfi at Kapoor Kulfi, Marine lines station
When you’re looking for the best Kulfi in town among all the choices offered to you, look no further than Kapoor’s Kulfi at Marine lines. The Kulfi has a texture that is the thing that will make you visit them again and again.
20.Tender coconut , Sitafal and Choco chip ice cream, Naturals (Available in all cities)
If you’re on the lookout for healthy ice cream, Naturals is the place for you. As the name states, it has ice cream flavors that are made without preservatives and that are in nice, fresh flavours. Coconut is one of their most famous flavors and a must try when you’re here.
21. Great hot dogs and other snacks at Between Breads, Pali Hill, Bandra.
Where : 2, Kalpitam Apartments, Opposite Hawaiian Shack, 16th Road, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai
Known to serve meat lovers of all kinds, Between breads is a colourful little place that sells great food at very economical rates. One of its walls is decorated like a Subway sandwich at it has your tummy hurling within as soon as you walk through the door.
Price : Rs 800 for two people
What you must try : Philly Cheese Chicken Sandwich, The chilli bacon dog, Veg Chilli lime pesto
22. Joey’s pizza, Malad West
Where : 8, Ashok Enclave, Chincholi Bunder Road, Off Link Road, Malad West, Mumbai
One of the best places for good pizza in the suburbs of Mumbai, Joey’s is known for its special American pizzas. True to the phrase it’s regulars use – ‘Chota packet Bada dhamaka’ Joey’s doesn’t try to impress you with its ambiance but solely with its food.
Price : Rs 700 for two people.
What you must try : The Meats Pizza, Sezchuan Chicken Pizza, Spicy Keema Pizza, China Gate Pizza, Meat Ultimo Pizza, Cheese Garlic Bread, Tornado Pizza
23.Chicken steak at Silver coin, IC colony, Borivali West
Where : IC Colony, Borivali West, Mumbai
Even though everyone in IC Colony knows this place and are regulars, Silver coin is a task to find for newbies because it is tucked away in a lane, part of which is good because it stays a gem.
Price : Rs 1000 for 2 people
What you must try : the chicken steak, Kababs
24.Pav Bhaji and Masala Pav at Sardar, AC Market Tardeo
Where : Tardeo Road Junction, Opposite Bus Depot, Tardeo, Mumbai
Melt in the mouth pav and bhaji that is steamy, spicy and tangy, Sardar is featured in Zomato’s Legendary and perfect pav bhaji collections, and take our word for it, this pav bhaji is dressed to impress.
Price : Rs 250 for two people.
What you must try : Butter Pav Bhaaji, Cheese Pav Bhaaji
25. Kung Pao potatoes , momos, and everything mexican and Asian at Kurries and Burries , Girgaum Chowpatty
Where : 29/A, Jethabhai Govindji Building, Opposite Merchants Club, Metro Motors Lane, Rangekar Road,Chowpatty, Mumbai
Kurries and Burries is a relatively new Cafe at the Girgaum Chowpatty that is a favorite among the students of The Wilson College. The fact that it serves pure Vegetarian food is not a disappointment at all because of the way they craft their food. A joint that serves a nice blend of Asian food to all kinds, it also has Mexican food and desserts. Worth a visit!
Price : Rs 400 for two people
What you must try : The Kung pao potatoes, Paneer Chilli wrap
26.The main course dishes followed by heavenly desserts at 5 Spice.
Where : 296/A, Perin Nariman Street, Sangli Bank Building, Fort, Mumbai
Even though price is a little on the more expensive side of things, 5 spice is a favourite amongst students and people who love luxury as well as great quality once in a while. Whatevet yoiu eat , wea assure you it is of the best quality here , and it’s a great place for family dinners. The mission impossible dessert is one not to miss, and amust for evry sort of foodie with its simply delicious cake teamed with chocolate ice cream. Did we mention that the size of the cake slice is the thing that will widen your eyes and make your stomach rumble?
Price : Rs 1000 for two people
What you must try : Mission Impossible (Dessert), Rocky Road (Dessert), Kung Pao (starter), Sapao chicken (gravy), Burnt chilli rice, and Crispy chicken rice.
27.Loco Chino, Mexican food, Burritos , Bandra
Where: 389, A Wing, Gagangiri Premises Co-Operative Society, Carter Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
A lot of people say that Loco Chino has the most precise menu in town, and the food, as described in the menu is bad at disappointing you! the Endamame and truffle dimsums are a beautiful choice and the dips are worth dying for!
Price : Rs 400 for two people
What you must try : Everything!
28.Punjabi food, Mini Punjab, Pali Hill, Bandra
Where : 3, Kailash Shopping Center, Junction Of 16th & 33rd TPS Road, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai
Fancy decor, and a cosy experience for the diners, Mini Punjab produces mouth watering delicacies from its tandoor. When you watch the dish come to your table it’s the longest wait of your life because you won’t be able to resist digging in and relishing the succulent pieces of meat and paneer in your mouth.
Price : Rs. 800 for two people
What you must try : All things from the tandoor !
29. Snacks, cupcakes and everything super awesome at Candies!
Where : Mac Ronells, Next to Learners Academy School, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai
Best known for it’s upbeat environment, Candies is a sprawling bungalow like restaurant with different areas to fit your mood. It’s a beautiful feeling to walk in here, with walls filled with old records, candles, mosaic paintings and a lot of other kind of wall art. Lanterns and chandeliers hang down from the ceiling casting a myriad of colours around the room, giving one a beautiful positive feeling while you snack on your choice of filling sandwiches, chinese food, dessert and refreshing drinks. The place also is known for its rooftoop ambience and is a student favourite always crawling with 20 somethings!
Price : Rs. 700 for two people
What you must try : Dragon chicken ,Chocolate Lava Cake, Angry Birds Cake, Veg Curried Roll, Chocolate Milkshake
30.Falooda at Baadshah, Crawford Market
Where : Dr DN Road, Crawford Market, Mumbai CST Area, Mumbai
Baadshah at Crawford Market has been around for quite a while. Serving great, value for money food, they’re especially known for their amazing falooda. Their pav bhaji is also worth a try.
Price : Rs. 450 for two people
What you must try : Royal Falooda, Special Pav Bhaji
31.Dutch Chocolate cake at Dark temptations, Marine lines
Where : Ruby Mansion, Barrack Road, Behind Metro Cinema, Marine Lines, Mumbai
Dark temptation have taken it upon themselves to provide the best cakes in Mumbai. Their chocolate cakes and pastries are seriously worth dying for!
Price : Rs. 400 for two people
What you must try : Chocolate Nougat pastry and Dutch Chocolate Cake
32. Parsi awesomeness at Kyaani and Co.
Where : JSS Road, Jer Mahal Estate, Opposite Metro Cinema, Marine Lines, Mumbai
Kyaani & Co has now sort of become the go to place when no one knows where to eat. A perfect day at Kyaani includes some bun maska , a few glasses of Chai, desserts and drooling at the baked goodies. And Jujubes, oh my food, Jujubes! (Jelly candies covered in sugar)
Price : Rs 300 for two people
What you must try : Chocolate mousse, Rose Jelly, Khari, Cheese Scrambled Eggs, Irani Chai, Kheema, Mawa Cake
33. Brunch at Mama Mia!
Where : 8-9, Rizvi Palace, Near Parsi Agiyari, Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
Price: Rs 550 for two people
What you must try : Garlic Bread Supreme
A favourite amongst the college goers, Mamma Mia is the best place to have great food at the most affordable prices. They are known for their Chinese food and pizzas. Great ambience and the good quantity of the food add to the favourable experience here!
34. Mughlai food at Delhi Zaika , 2 tanki, Mohammed Ali Road
Where : Near A.P College, Chapra Hotel, M.S Ali Road, Near Nishat Cinema,Grant Road, Mumbai
Mughlai food is something which tingles the taste buds of almost everybody. Delhi Zaika is one of the best places in Mumbai to have authentic Mughlai food.
Price : Rs. 800 for two people
What you must try : Chicken Kepsa, Malai Chicken, Chicken Reshmi Kabab and Tandoor dishes
35. Nanumal Bhojraj
Where : 8 & 9, 183, Tardeo Road, Ganga Jamuna Cinema, Tardeo, Mumbai
This is one of the best places to enjoy some amazing pure vegetarian dishes. Serving some really tasty vegetarian fare, their food quantity is perfect and consistent, which is why it’s a favourite of so many people. The thalis here are one of the finest in town.
Price : Rs. 400 for two people
What you must try: Super affordable and yummy thalis
36. Farhid’s Seekh Kabab, Jogeshwari
Where : Behram Baug, Jogeshwari West, Mumbai
Soft, melt in the mouth kebabs and buttery paranthas. If this is what you’re craving for, then head over to Farhid’s, an iconic Mumbai street food joint located in Jogeshwari.
Price : Rs. 250 for two people
What you must try : Kebabs and Parathas
37. Bademiya’s rolls.
Where : Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai
A Mumbai street food joint located in Colaba, needing no introduction, Bademiya’s is the perfect place if you’re looking to satisfy your late night hunger pangs. though you might have to wait a bit before getting table, the food here makes it worth the while. Price : Rs. 700 for two people What you must try : Kebabs, rolls.
38. Bhagat Tarachand’s paneer delicacies.
Where : Shatrughan Tower, Sector 18, Vashi, Navi Mumbai
Another one for the vegetarian folks. Large and with plenty of seating space, this place serves really authentic vegetarian food. Their paneer dishes are truly exemplary.
Price : Rs. 450 for two people
What you must try : Paneer delicacies, Papad Choori, Moong Dal Sira
39. Sadguru pav bhaji, Chembur
Where : Acharya Shopping Centre, Dr CG Road, Chembur, Mumbai
Though it’s small and usually always crowded, it’s one of the most popular vegetarian street food outlets in Mumbai. The Pav bhaji served here is indeed out of the world.
Price: Rs. 600 for two people
What you must try : Pav Bhaji, juices
40. Brittania and Co
Where : Wakefield House, 11 Sprott Road, 16 Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai
One of Mumbai’s favourite retro restaurants, Brittania and Co calls itself a retsurant that serves exottic parsi and Iranina food. Known best for its berry pulao , it is always filled with eager customers and has a steady fan following.
Price: Rs. 850 for two people (approx.)
What you must try : Berry Pulao
41. The Good Vibes Cafe, Mulund
Where : Mulund – Goregaon Link Road, Mulund West, Mumbai
The best thing about this cafe is the fact that it overlooks the highway, has seating outside and receives nice wind. Comparitvely new, the ambience of the place is beautiful with its tables covered in designs of postcards and letters giving the place a vintage feel. Well designed with a friendly , sweet staff, this is acertainly a place you can hang out in and drop in when in need of a quick snack.
Price : Rs. 800 for two people
What you must try : Sausages and snacks !
42. Monginis – the savior.
Where : Everywhere!
We would call Monginis the most underrated snack store in town. This place has been around for years and has been a saviour in times of extreme hunger with its super low prices and super yummy food. The little pizzas and pastires are to die for and they’re there everywhere ! Mind you, some outlets are better than the others.
Price : Rs. 200 for two people
What you must try : Chicken pan pizza, puffs
43. Panchratna Jalebi House
Where : Opera House, Near Roxy Cinema, Tata Road 1, Girgaum, Mumbai
This is the place to be for the ones who simply love having hot and sweet jalebis! Throught the day jalebis are served along with Fafda and other condiments!
Price : Rs 100 for two people
What you must try : Anything from the namkeens that are freshly fried to the Jalebis.
44. Cafe Monza
Where : Plot 5/6, Bhoomi Heights, Opposite Sector 8, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai
Though it leans a bit on the pricey side, Cafe Monza will amaze one with their fresh take on popular dishes. Each and every of their dishes is so well cooked and executed, that people keep on coming back for more. Cafe Monza is the perfect place to hang out with family and friends over a delicious meal. Price : Rs 1000 for two people.
What you must try : Penne Arabiata
45. Sugar Bugar
Where : Shop 47, Moraj Residency, Plot 1, Sector 16, Near Palm Beach Road, Sanpada, Navi Mumbai
Cupcake lovers, rejoice! Sugar Bugar offers some of the best cupcakes in town. Red velvet, ferrero rocher, you name it and they have it! Best thing? They go easy on your wallet!
Price : Rs. 200 for two people
What you must try : Cupcakes!
46. The Salad Bar and Walnut Cafe
Where : F9, 1st Floor, Haware Infotech Park, Sector 30 A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai400703
Though it’s not so well known, the food here is impeccable. The great interiors, amazing ambience and lovely music in the background make your time here a memorable one. Definitely one of the must visit places in Navi Mumbai.
Price : Rs. 900 for two people
What you must try : Food juices
Where : 15,1st Floor, Dreamland Building, Opposite Railway Station,Goregaon East, Mumbai
Rightly called a hidden gem by Zomato and its fans, Satkar is one of those pearls you find when you take the extra mile to find it. the food cooked reminds one of home and steel plates are just beautiful to eat in
Price : Rs. 450 for two people
What you must try : Fish !
48. Laxmi Next , Powai
Where : IIT Main Gate, Powai, Mumbai
A favourite among students and people visitng IIT Mumbai, Laxmi sells some of the best Pav Bhaji and traditional Misal pav in the city. Price : Rs 550 for two people
What you must try : The great Pav Bhaji, Misal pav and Tawa Pulao
49. Chilled icy spicy bhel at M.G Road, Mulund west.
Where? : MG Road, Mulund West
What you must try? : Icy Bhel
A mix of everything spicy, tangy and tantalizing to your tongue, the mixture is made heaven;y with the addition of ice and sev. Have it during Monsoon for extended food orgasms and delightful repertoires with Mumbai Street food.
50. Masala papad at Kalbadevi
Where? : Kalbadevi, Mumbai
What you must try? Masala Papad
Freshly made crispy papad topped with masala has become a favorite snack among Mumbaikars who opt for everything more than vada pav. An uncomplicated delicacy in itself, the Masala papad is simple yet tantalizing in its ways.
51. Bun maska at Qutuz , stays open all night.
Where? : Qutuz, Chincholi Bunder Road, Mindspace, Malad West, Mumbai
What you must try? Bun maska
Price : Rs 150 for 2 (approx)
A saviour for people who work in Malad, Qutus is an Iranian joint that stays open all night and has people drinking Irani chai and munching on Maska pav all the time.Gutuz is near Infiniti mall , Malad and is one of the best places in Mumbai for Street food.
52. Chocolate Sandwich near Ruia college
Chocolate sandwiches are really common in the Mumbai street food scene but this one, sold near the park opposite Ruia college has the best. They use Hersheys syrup and some really really good quality dark chocolate. It is heaven in your mouth for 50 rupees.
53. Samosas at 5 in the local train
Not a common thing to write in a list, these samosas sold by homemakers who sell it in the trains during rush hour are some of the best. Even though they don’t sell you chutney, you get two samosas for 12 ruppees and it can fill your stomach for the next two hours. Most people travelling back home at rush hour buy these fresh and hot samosas and relish it waiting for their destination to arive. Other snacks like Poha, vadapav , pakodas and bhajis also come around and you have a wide variety to choose from. Dig deep, and its a Mumbai street food delight hard to ignore!
54. Kokum – Nimbu at Charni road station
Not all the snacks and juices that you get on the Mumbai local platforms are yummy (or safe); but the kokum nimbu juice that you have to specifically ask for costs 5 rupees and is one of the most refreshing drinks you will have. Mix some nice masala to give it a twist.
55. Bimal Paratha House
Where? 4, Gautam Complex, Sector 11, CBD-Belapur, Navi Mumbai
What you must have? : Their lovely paranthas
Parathas for every mood, Bimal serves upto 100 different types of Paratha and is truly a dhaba experience of dining, an essential bit of Mumbai street food!
56. Kulfi stall at Kandivali , near the HP petrol pump
What you must have? Their famed kulfis
They prepare the kulfi in front of you and freeze it within two minutes. Of course you need to see it to believe it!
57. Keralite food at Grace restaurant, Nerul
Where? Sector 3, Opposite Maharashtra Bank, Nerul, Navi Mumbai
What you must have? : Wide array of Kerala food, especially their super soft appams
Price : Rs 500 for 2 people (approx)
One of the best places to have home styled roast specialities of Kerala, Grace serves food in a number of meats and speciaises in appam and curries. Going here will never be regretted, they serve some of the best Keralite non veg food in Mumbai.
58. Kalingar Kala Khatta Sharbat opposite Chatrapathi Shivaji Station (Victoria Terminus)
Kala Khatta in Mumbai is a must try, be it as a flavour in gola (Ice candy) or as a sharbat (drink) Kalingar serves one of the best Kala Khatta sherbats in the city.
59. Vada pav at CTO, Fountain, (Victoria terminus ), South Mumbai
Where? : Opposite Flora fountain, Mumbai, Mahārāshtra, India
What to have? : Spicy vada pav
If you are confused by which Vada pav to try among all the options in front of you, head to the Central Telegraph Office area at Fountain in South Mumbai to taste one of Mumbai’s best (and safest) vada pavs.
60. Shiv Sagar ka Meetha Paan
Where? : 66/68, VP Road, CP Tank Circle, Girgaum, Mumbai
What to have? : Their yummy vegetarian food and of course, the famed cold paan!
Price : Rs 450 for 2 people (approx)
Ending this wonderful list on a sweet , mouth freshenin note, the paan we get at shiv Sagar in Girgaum is one of the best you will have. It roughly costs 20 ruppees and is filled with a number of great ingredients and then refrigerated. having cold paan in your mouth is one of the best feelings in the world !
Compiled with the help and patience of Dhruv Marwha , Aayush Puthran, Pratyancha Patodkar , Kunal Pardeshi , Rohit Shroff and Nikita.