There is no sincerer love than the love of (street) food”- George Bernard Shaw
Slurp, bite, gulp, hoard. Your first Cutting chai, guiltiest desert, longest brain freeze, and the cheesiest Frankie – street food in Mumbai is like no other. If you’re weary with your “Oh So Healthy Food” it’s time to ditch being healthy and walk through some of the best food galis of the city- fellow foodie, you are at the right place, Mumbai, the city of dreams. The best food one must try is the street – food in Mumbai, be it Chinese street food or be it chaat, street food has its own charm and taste in its unique way.
Here is the list of 5 street food one must try when visiting Mumbai.
1.Kebab & Rolls
There’s something about piping hot, spicy and juicy kebabs that gets us drooling like dogs. In Mumbai, we have foodies and meat lovers who go to different places that offer the best Kebabs in town. Some of the best places to have kebabs: Ayub’s, Sarvi, Kakori house, Oh my Kebab and of course, how above all Bademiya cannot be written!
2. Keema Pav
Aah! Mumbai is the home to Vada pav, misal pav, bhaji pav, and many more! To all the non-veg lovers out there, want to taste a pav dish of Mumbai, keema pav is the best option. When it comes to Mumbai there are many restaurants that serve this dish but, are they worth it? Here are some of the best places for keema pav in Mumbai are: BKC Dive, BKC, Aqua – Sun N Sand, Juhu, and Kyani & Co, Marine lines.
3. Bombay Sandwiches
No, we’re not talking about Subway sandwiches. We’re talking about Street-style sandwiches famous in Mumbai. Mumbai is famous for its sandwiches. You’ll find a sandwich stall outside every railway station and colleges in Mumbai. Some of the best places for sandwiches are Cafe Amigos, Bikaner Sweets and Namkeen, Jay sandwich and Sandwizza.
4.Bombay Duck Fry (Bombil)
Don’t worry! Bombay Duck Fry is not Duck at all. Though it is something you can eat and must try if you visit Mumbai. Also known as bombil, Bombay duck is a term used for a type of lizardfish that’s commonly eaten along the western coast of India, specifically in Maharashtra. The best duck fry one can try is in Gomantak (Dadar West).
Mumbai is the birthplace of Frankie. A Frankie is a tortilla roll that is roasted on the Tava! A Frankie stall is something you’ll see in front of every college, inside a mall, and even in Mumbai’s food galis. Some of the best places to try Frankie are Breadkraft (Andheri), Tibbs Frankie (Borivali), and Roadside Fast Food (Nerul).
– Written by Sameera