“Some amazing fast food khau gulli eateries locations, and famous places to eat when in Mumbai. Every station has its famous food joint and corner known for a particular variety of meal. These famous eateries and joints are listed according city stations and suburban locations, famous for its street side fast food eateries..”
Mumbai is very famous place for food and eateries whole day and late nights too, take it at restaurant or fast food street side eating or some classy hotels, pubs etc. A person can enjoy delicious varieties of food like Punjabi, South Indian, Gujarati and Typical state special Maharastrian food here. During shopping and hangout, you will find lots of cheaper fast food corners all around Mumbai costing you very less than any restaurant food. From any thing spicy ‘chatpata’ food (Veg and Non-Veg) like Pani puri, Vada pav, Bhajiyas, Bhel puri, Masala Dosa, Idli sambhar, Samosa’s, Frankies, Egg, Chicken varieties to Vegetable toast sandwiches in few minutes at all locations around Mumbai.
Below are few of those famous places to eat in Mumbai, Especially (Fast Food Corners), which one should not miss when in Mumbai.
Best Eating Locations at Suburb Borivali
Just come out of western suburban station Borivali towards West at S V Road Near Indraprastha Shopping Centre gate and here you see a crowded and many’s beloved ‘Khao Gulli’. Since it is very near to railway station surrounded by street shopping options and malls, it is very crowded most of the times.
Speciality of this place is the spicy veg only fast food to eat. There is Veg Frankie, Pani Puri, Sev Puri, Masala Papad, Bread Pudla, Lemon Juice, Sanwiches and more. Their is no road side parking options, except The connected Indraprastha Mall here so keep a note when planning to eat here.
Cross the road and exactly opposite is ‘Sai Shopping Centre’, again is another street side food corner. Totally crowded with hawkers with limited place to walk, But a worth experience for street food lovers to eat if you are around in this location of Borivali.
Kandivali Street Side Eating Places
Famously called Milap Khau Gulli (Now Closed), This was one of the Famous eating joint at Kandivali West towards Malad. Speciality being the varieties of ice creams, ice candy apart of all the junk food to eat on street like Masala Dosa, Ice Gola, Sandwiches and more known at this lane. Adjacent location near Petrol Pum is a special ‘Paratha Corner’ located at just 5 minutes walking distance Malad. Ask any one and he will be delighted to help you locate this famous eating place.
Famous Eating Places of Malad
Exactly opposite Malad station (West) is M.M Mithaiwala, Decades old huge shop very famous for sweet and chat food with varieties of sweets and other punjabi food delicacies. Speciality being the ‘MM Ki Lassi’ (Yogurt Drink), they also have Upvas food (Religious Fasting) items available. Their is a huge crowd always here inside this king size shop. Parking again is a major problem as there is little to no space around. The only option is THE MALL (adjacent to MM Mithaiwala).
If you are a real pani puri lover, Don’t miss this another small little shop in high demand late evening for its Pani Puri, Ragda Patis, Sev Puri and Bhel Puri. ‘Shambhu pani puri shop’ as it is called located at Mamletdarwai Main Road (That goes straight to Malad Link road), Land mark, MTNL 4 road junction.
Where to eat when in Andheri
When in Andheri you can eat and enjoy the chatpata fast food options at Juhu Chowpatty beach, Lokhandwala Complex Main Market has some special Pani Puri and Delhi Chat Options.
Other many other fast food eateries at Andheri East near Chinoy College, Major IT hubs on the way to Saki Naka. At Andheri station west side (Opposite Bus Depot) adjacent to railway station. All this places are famous for street food like Vada pav, Masala Dosa, Pani Puri and Sandwiches.
Colleges like NMIMS and Mithibai college located off S V Road (Towards Juhu) between Andheri and Vile Parle is something not to be missed. Youth all around with fun and lively environment at these food corners, Comparatively costly than other street foods, Still worth a bite if around. Road side parking is possible here.
Best Eating Hotspots of Bandra
Bandra west has many good places to eat, As we are talking about special fast food corners, We can start with Hill road’s Elco markets located for Miniral water pani puri (Costliest in city if i am not wrong) costing Rs.70 for those 5 to 6 Gol Gappas. Many a time Bollywood celebrities visit around for the tasty bite.
Another famous eating place in Bandra West is the linking road location. Next to this famous street side shopping destination of Mumbai is national college and the famous eateries, a must to feel the shopping and fast food combo at evening.
Dadar’s Famous Eateries
Shri Krishna located at Dadar west near station is a famous eatery, A small shop with specialities like Vada Pav, Samosas, Sabudana Wada etc. Another small restaurant (i missed the name) on the same lane inside market next to a tapri tea stall (Must for cutting chai lover) is famous for its ‘Misal Pav’ and other food items.
Another eatery just opposite railway station in west is the famous ‘Surti Farsan wala’, A very old famous farsan shop selling hot samosa’s and fresh farsan items which i personally tried like all other eateries listed on this page.
Famous Eating Locations at Charni Road
Starting at station location of Charni Road (East), Youth from colleges and tutorials seen frequented to this Khao Gulli connected to the station sky walk for Sandwiches, Frankies, Veg Pulao, Pani Puri, Khichiya Papad and more Indian Chat food.
Charni markets is best explored by walking. Walk for few minutes and you will be at Bhuleshwar market, Its has another famous Khau Galli (See Video Below) mainly for Masala Dosa and Pani Puri, Khichiya Papad. Alternately sugar cane juice and cutting chai (tea) can make your evening here.
Lets move ahead towards Mangaldas market (off Kalbadevi road) and enter the back location of Zaveri Bazar, the famous Jewellery market of Mumbai. It has multiple eating place with some other varieties like Rosted Papad, Nimbu Pani, Pav Bhaji, Milk Shakes and other regular junk food items found at almost every street of Mumbai.
Churchgate, a South Mumbai station was once the only commercial hub with so many places to eat street side Indian delicacies. Few of the still available places are near Fashion Street, Locations like Fort, Regal Cinema, Near K C College and lots more. Explore lots of attractions in Churchgate and find many Khao Gulli (Galli) and other famous hogging place near Azad Maidan and Opposite CST railway Station too.
Take Care at Such Eating Places
When eating at any of listed and other fast food corners few things to be taken care are
- Carry your own water bottle or opt for any packed drinking water. Water provided by such eateries may or may not be diluted and clean, Also the drinking glasses and not hygienic.
- For fried foods like Vada pav and Samosa, Eat only when served hot in front of you. Less crowded stalls and food hawkers standing alone may not have healthy and fresh food options.
- Never drink cutting chai in plastic cups, They are dangerous as the hot tea reacts with cheap quality plastic used and may cause cancer as read.