Mumbai Street Food - Top 10 Places to Relish the Best Street Food in Mumbai

Slurp, bite, gulp, hoard. The best food in Mumbai comprises of your first cutting chai, your longest brain freeze, guiltiest desert, spiciest vada pav, and the messiest Kathi roll. This street food in Mumbai is like no other. If you are in the mood to tantalize your taste buds, find your excuse to ditch that diet, and walk through some of the best food galis in the country - 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 whatnot. And all these people need a solid taste of Mumbai street food.

So here it is, the ultimate list of the street food in Mumbai when you are visiting this sparkling city.

1. Kheema Pav at Gulshan-e-Iran, Crawford Market

Kheema Pao, Street food in MumbaiKnown 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. Gulshan-e-Iran is some of the best street food in Mumbai and is a must-visit.
Where: 15, Corner Of MRA Marg, Musafir Khana Road, Crawford Market, Mumbai CST Area, Mumbai
Price: INR 450 for two 
What you must try: Chicken tikka masala, Garlic naan, Firni, Rabdi Kulfi

2. White Biryani at Noor Mohmaddi, Bhendi Bazaar

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.
Where: 179, Wazir Building, Abdul Hakim Chowk, Bhendi Bazar, Near Girgaum, Mumbai
 INR 300 for two 
What you must try: Chicken Hakimi, White biryani 

3. Bun Maska and Mava Samosa of Mervan’s, Grant Road - The Ultimate Mumbai Famous Food

Bun Maska, Street Food in 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 the home and also is a place people come to after work for an Irani chai and some freshly baked cookies.
Where: Ali Bhai Remji Road, Opposite Station, Grant Road East, Mumbai
 INR 150 for two
What you must try: Pastries, Irani chai, Bun Maska pav

4. Samosa with Chola at Guru Kripa, Sion

Guru Kripa, guide to mumbai street food
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.
Where: 40, Guru Kripa Building, Road 24, Near SIES College, Sion, Mumbai
 INR 300 for two
What you must try: Samosa, Lassi, Pav Bhaji

5. Tandoori Delicacies at Jai Jawan

Jai Jawan, Mumbai street food
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!
Where: Opposite National College, Next to Chappal Market, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
Price: INR - 600 for two
What you must try: Tandoori Chicken, Punjabi Prawns Masala, Punjabi Prawn Fry

6. Vodka Panipuri, Pratap Da Dhaba

Pratap Da Dhaba, street food guide to 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!
Where: Link Plaza, Next To Punjab & Maharashtra Bank, Oshiwara, Andheri West, Mumbai
 INR 800 for two
What you must try: Prawn Biriyani, Vodka Pani puri, Rabdi Jalebi.

7. The Ultimate Chinese Thali at Sahibaan, Worli

Sahibaan, street food guide to mumbai
A hidden gem, Sahibaan is one place that’s always waiting to surprise you after you find it. Its 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.
Where: Near Atria Mall, Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai
 INR 900 for two people.
What you must try: Chicken Shashlik Sizzler, Chicken Hot Garlic Sizzler, Prawns Hot Garlic Sizzler, Chinese Thali

8. Strawberry and Cream (Seasonal) at Bachellor’s, Charni Road

Bachhelor’s, Street food of 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!
Where: 45, Sattar Sea View, Chowpatty Sea Face, Dr. Purandare Road, Marine Drive, Chowpatty, Mumbai
 INR 199 for the Strawberry and Cream.

9. Four Types of Khichdi at Soam, Babulnath

Khichdi, Street Food in 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! 
Where: Sadguru Sadan, Ground Floor, Opposite Babulnath Temple, Girgaon, Mumbai
Price: INR 500 for two
What you must try: Gatte Ki Sabzi With Masala Satpadi, Moong Dal Khichu, Farsan Platter, Jowar Pita Pockets, Malai Malpua

10. Panaki, Veg.Malpoa, Khichdi at Swati Snacks, Tardeo

Swati Snacks, Mumbai Street Food
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.
Where: 248, Karai Estate, Opposite Bhatia Hospital, Tardeo Road, Mumbai
Price: INR 700 for two
What you must try: Pav Bhaji, Pav Vada, Panki Chatni, Satpadi Roti- Gatta Nu Shak, Rava Dosa
The street food in Mumbai is a melting pot of many cultures and even today continues to amaze locals and tourists alike. many. Any trip to Mumbai is incomplete without feasting on these local delicacies. Have we missed out any of your favourite street food joints? Let us know in the comments below!

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