Foodie: These five places in Mumbai are heaven for foodies

 Foodie: These five places in Mumbai are heaven for foodies

The food culture of Mumbai is defined by its street food. People from all economic classes eat from the roadside food stalls in Mumbai, which serve some of the best local food, even better than many restaurants. Mumbai’s most famous street food includes Vada Pav, bhelpuri, panipuri, sevpuri, Bombay sandwich, ragda-pattice, pav bhaji, omlette pav and kebabs. Among the popular desserts of Mumbai are Kulfi and Ice Gola

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

Known best for its extremely delicious Mughlai specialties 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 you can ask for the bill after a full stomach and wonder how it’s not crossing the thousand unit mark. Not even close. Gulshan-e-Iran is one of the best street food places 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

Bhendi Bazaar is home to some of Mumbai’s best street food places. The best time to visit Mohammad Ali road (where Noor Mohmaddi is, along with many other great restaurants and roadside Kabab joints) is during Ramadan. This is 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

Price: 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

Price: 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

Price: INR 300 for two

What you must try: Gulab Jamun, Sweet Lassi, Chole – Bhature, Samosa Chole, Chole tikki

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 favorite 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

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